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Goings On About Town: This Week • As ever, it’s advisable to confirm engagements in 1advance and to check the requirements for in-person attendance.
Goings On About Town: Television
Tables for Two: Chocobar Cortés Nyc • 141 Alexander Ave., the Bronx
Comment: Playing the Games
Here to There Dept.: Bike-Alikes
L.A. Postcard: On the Rails
Kapow Dept.: Fever Dream
Sketchpad: How to Stay Optimistic
Onward and Upward with the Arts: The Fairy-Tale War • How Margaret Wise Brown revolutionized picture books.
Shouts & Murmurs: Preaching-Team Tips for Surefire Sermons
Personal History: Tabula Rasa • Volume Three.
A Reporter at Large: Brown Out • Can Germany show us how to leave coal behind?
Profiles: Now You See Me • Céline Sciamma’s feminist quest for a new grammar of cinema.
Poem: Snapdragons at the Market
Fiction: Once Removed
Poem: The Mower
Books: What’s My Motivation? • How the Method made acting modern.
Books: The Decade of Disquiet • Chuck Klosterman revisits the nineties.
Books: Briefly Noted
Pop Music: Time Warps • Animal Collective captures our fleeting, endless days.
The Theatre: Labor Pains • Dominique Morisseau’s “Skeleton Crew” traces power dynamics at a factory.
The Current Cinema: Heat of the Action • “Sundown” and films of postwar New York.
CARTOON CAPTION CONTEST
Puzzles & Games Dept. The Crossword • A moderately challenging puzzle.