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Goings On About Town: This Week • In an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus, many New York City venues are closed. Here’s a selection of culture to be found around town, as well as online and streaming; as ever, it’s advisable to check in advance to confirm engagements.
Tables for Two: Dhamaka • 119 Delancey St.
Comment: Unexpected Outcomes
Cough, Cough: The Cold
Funny Friends: Happy Hundredth
Dept. of Exploring: A Two-Hour Tour
Eating Out: Trial Run
Onward and Upward With the Arts: Invasive Species • How did a cockatoo from remote Australasia end up in a Renaissance painting?
Shouts & Murmurs: Lesser-Known Rejection Stories
Annals of Inquiry: Clock’s Ticking • Can deadlines bring us to life?
A Reporter at Large: American Vigilante • After Kyle Rittenhouse killed two people in Kenosha, opportunists turned his case into a polarizing spectacle.
American Chronicles: Togetherness • The traditional home is being reinvented. Amid division, people are looking for meaning in groups.
Fiction: My Apology
Pop Music: Space Jams • The visionary sounds of Sun Ra.
Books: Briefly Noted
Books: The Big Reveal • Are all short stories O. Henry stories?
Podcast Dept.: Reach for the Stars • The secret Hollywood of “You Must Remember This.”
The Current Cinema: Feel the Power • “Summer of Soul” and “F9: The Fast Saga.”
CARTOON CAPTION CONTEST
Puzzles & Games Dept.: The Crossword • A moderately challenging puzzle.