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Goings On About Town: This Week • As New York City venues reopen, it’s advisable to confirm in advance the requirements for in-person attendance.
Tables for Two: Bathhouse Kitchen
Comment: The Forest for the Trees
Crowd-Sourcing Dept.: Parchment
The Boards: Perfect Pitch
Here to There Dept.: Splash
The Pictures: Family Dramas
Onward and Upward with the Arts: Growing Pains • The women behind the thirteen-year-olds of “PEN15.”
Shouts & Murmurs: Notes for My Biographer
Annals of Technology: Head Space • Researchers are pursuing an age-old question: What is a thought?
A Reporter at Large: The Invisible Wall • Inside the secretive Libyan prisons that keep migrants out of Europe.
Profiles: The Enforcer • Lina Khan’s battle to rein in Big Tech.
Fiction: Marriage Quarantine
The Current Cinema: Before Times • “Licorice Pizza” and “The Hand of God.”
Books: Living the Life Electric • Why “the spark of life” is more than just a phrase.
Books: The Initiative of History • Frantz Fanon’s enduring legacy.
Books: Briefly Noted
The Art World: A Woman’s Work • Sophie Taeuber-Arp at MOMA.
The Theatre: Character Limits • The search for justification in plays by Lynn Nottage and Alice Childress.
Pop Music: Imperfect Union • Adele finds inspiration in the throes of divorce.
CARTOON CAPTION CONTEST
Puzzles & Games Dept.: The Crossword • A moderately challenging puzzle.