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Goings On About Town: This Week
Tables for Two: Varenyk House • 67-14 Fresh Pond Road, Queens
Comment: Putin and Putinism
Explorers Club: Out of the Blur
Bio-Pic Dept.: Power Balladeer
Lost and Found Dept.: Incidental Masterpieces
London Postcard: Wrecking Ball
Profiles: Spirit of the Age • In “The Northman,” Robert Eggers’s historical visions go mainstream.
Personal History: Lucky-Go-Happy • On the road in late-pandemic America.
Shouts & Murmurs: Time With Family
A Reporter at Large: The Price of Admission • A Penn student was championed as a survivor of the foster system. Then she was accused of lying.
Letter from Idaho: Howl • Killing wolves has become a political act.
Fiction: The Ukraine
Poem: How to Come Out of Lockdown
Books: Cruel Britannia • Did liberalism make history’s biggest empire worse?
Books: The Bard of Bacon County • Harry Crews’s memoir, “A Childhood,” is an American classic.
Books: Briefly Noted
The Theatre: Group Think • Alex Edelman’s solo show “Just for Us.”
On Television: True Grift • “WeCrashed,” on Apple TV+.
CARTOON CAPTION CONTEST
Puzzles & Games Dept. The Crossword • A lightly challenging puzzle.