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Evan F. Moore covers culture and entertainment for the Chicago Sun-Times.

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The burning questions as ‘Chicago Fire,’ ‘P.D.’ and ‘Med’ begin new seasons

Chi-hards may get resolution on the season-finale cliffhangers when NBC’s ‘One Chicago" shows return Wednesday.

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New York rappers Ja Rule and Fat Joe are next up in Verzuz battle

Ja Rule is more recently known for playing a role in the ill-fated Fyre Festival, which spawned two documentaries.

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Latest book lets novelist Colson Whitehead ‘have a bit more fun’

The Pulitzer Prize winner, who co-headlines this weekend’s Printers Row Lit Fest, follows up the heavy themes of ‘The Underground Railroad’ and ‘Nickel Boys’ with the heist story ‘Harlem Shuffle.’

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Chicago organizer, storyteller remembered as a builder of community

Community organizers mourning the death of storyteller and activist Malik Alim, 28, who died in a boating accident.

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From The ‘Go Fest to provide teens with something ‘fun and safe to do’

The Douglass Park-based festival will feature local artists Dreezy, DCG, 8MatikLogan, Bianca Shaw, Heavy Crownz and Chanelle Tru, among others.

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La serie gastronómica ‘Check, Please!’ finaliza su andadura de 20 años en el canal 11

El programa invitó a miles de habitantes de Chicago a dar su opinión sobre los restaurantes de la ciudad, incluido un senador estatal de Hyde Park que llegó a ser el presidente de los Estados Unidos.

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Popular dining series ‘Check, Please!’ ends 20-year run on WTTW

Over time, the show hosted thousands of Chicagoans who gave their thoughts on the city’s eateries, including a Hyde Park state senator who went on to become the 44th president of the United States.

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Chicago episode of VH1 digital docuseries ‘Growing Up Black’ premieres today

The YouTube show features a Grammy-winning songwriter, a WGCI-FM radio personality, and a West Side-raised journalist, among others, who speak on nuances of growing up Black in Chicago.

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Chicago comedy series ‘South Side’ season 2 to air on HBO Max in November

The series, which premiered in 2019 on Comedy Central, was created by Diallo Riddle, Bashir Salahuddin and Sultan Salahuddin.

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New ‘Candyman’ director Nia DaCosta promises a version with ‘a lot more of the Black experience’

This reimagining of the 1992 Chicago horror classic touches on police brutality, gentrification, cultural appropriation and other pressing local issues.