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American folk songwriter dies of COVID-19 complications

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John Prine, an American legend folk songwriter, died of complications of COVID-19 on Tuesday, media reports said.

Review: ‘The Third Rainbow Girl,’ by Emma Copley Eisenberg

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“The Third Rainbow Girl” by Emma Copley Eisenberg; Hachette Books (336 pages, $27)

Commentary: If AMC folds, are we done going to the movies?

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In times of pandemic crisis and economic catastrophe, we look for words of encouragement.

As celebs shelter at home, paparazzi hustle to find new angles

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In his more than two decades working as a paparazzi photographer, Giles Harrison has gone to some wild extremes to get the shots he wanted.

Commentary: Two big, new TV dramas that will take you to another time, place...

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From the women’s movement in 1970s America, to World War II in Poland and England, television is coming to the entertainment rescue this week and next with a couple of big, new, sprawling productions capable of transporting viewers to other times and places.

CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin tests positive for coronavirus

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Brooke Baldwin has joined Chris Cuomo on the roster of CNN on-air talent testing positive for the coronavirus.

Adam Schlesinger, co-founder of Fountains of Wayne, dies from COVID-19

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Adam Schlesinger, whose slyly intellectual rock band Fountains of Wayne made him a cult favorite of pop connoisseurs and whose musical expertise led to behind-the-scenes songwriting work in film and television, died Wednesday from complications related to COVID-19.

Commentary: TV news needs to show us the suffering from COVID-19 at ground zero...

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Sounds of coughing and moaning throughout the room.

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Florida drive-in theaters take the spotlight

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As many movie theater screens around the country go dark amid the coronavirus pandemic, John Watzke says his theater is doing just fine. In fact, business is booming for this time of year.

Roger Waters postpones tour due to COVID-19: ‘If it saves one life, it’s worth...

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Roger Waters has postponed the highly anticipated This Is Not a Drill North American tour to 2021.

Movie review: Family drama ‘Uncorked’ fuses hip-hop culture with passion for wine

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“Uncorked” opens with a scene of Elijah at work in a wine shop, suggesting wines to a comely customer with a variety of hip-hop analogies.

Livestreaming surges as a way for artists to connect with fans during pandemic

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Concertgoing as we know it is on hold indefinitely because of the coronavirus pandemic, but artists are finding creative ways to stay visible.

Around the remote: Chuck Barney’s TV and streaming picks for March 29-April 4

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SUNDAY: It’s time to return to Nonnatus House for the ninth season of “Call the Midwife.” In the opener, Dr. Turner and Nurse Crane must deal with an alarming outbreak of diphtheria. Also, Fred finds an abandoned baby in a dustbin. (8 p.m., PBS).

Coronavirus relief? Fox to present ‘Living Room Concert for America’

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Need a break from all the grim pandemic news? Here’s a ray of light: The Fox network on Wednesday announced that it will present “The iHeart Living Room Concert for America.”

Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller have a message for New Yorkers: Stay home!

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has gone straight to the people to spread his stay-at-home message — the famous people, that is.

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