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Police say a former cast member of MTV's “The Real World: New Orleans” has died in Wisconsin. Twenty-eight-year-old Ryan Knight was found unconscious and not breathing at a friend's residence in Kenosha around 10 a.m. Thursday. Efforts to revive him were unsuccessful.
Weekend picks: Local boy Pat McGann returns to Rosemont
Local comedian Pat McGann performs a series of standup shows at Zanies at MB Financial Park in Rosemont. See more than 20,000 twinkling holiday lights and light displays as the Cosley Zoo in Wheaton hosts its annual Festival of Lights. Warm up your vocal chords and sing along to a musical classic at the annual “Sing-Along Sound of Music” event at the Music Box Theatre. Comedian Louie Anderson returns to the Chicago area for an engagement this weekend at the Improv Comedy Showcase.
Celebs bringing carols to the suburbs early
Singer, musician and former Doobie Brother Michael McDonald and other artists are bringing their holiday shows to the Chicago area this holiday season. Here is our guide to a number of upcoming holiday shows.
Mickey Rourke wins exhibition bout in Moscow
Hollywood actor Mickey Rourke returned to the boxing ring Friday at the age of 62, defeating a fighter less than half his age in an exhibition bout.
Bob Baker, legendary puppeteer, dead at 90
Bob Baker, the founder of one of America’s oldest puppet theaters, died Friday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 90. The Bob Baker Marionette Theater captivated children and adults with its ornate wooden puppets and props. The theater was a vestige of the days when marionettes were widely used on stage and television and playhouses dotted the streets of downtown Los Angeles.
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