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Goings On About Town: This Week
Dance: Winter Preview • Tap Magic, Jamar Roberts, Four Quartets
Art: Winter Preview • Modernist Joy, Northern Renaissance Character
The Theatre: Winter Preview • Music Men, Funny Girls, Intelligent Life
Classical Music: Winter Preview • The Met’s “Rigoletto,” Prototype Festival
Night Life: Winter Preview • Bob Dylan, Kacey Musgraves, Playboi Carti
Movies: Winter Preview • Two Years of Awards-Friendly Releases in One
Tables for Two: Senza Gluten • 206 Sullivan St.
Comment: Against the Clock
Slow News Day: Perfect Formula
Field Trip: George Floyd Curriculum
On the Airwaves: Spiteless
l.a. Postcard: Special but Anonymous
Annals of a Warming Planet: Towering Infernos • What is it like to fight a megafire?
Shouts & Murmurs: Cutting Screen Time: A Parents’ Guide
The Control of Nature: Animal Passions • When wild creatures collide with a man-made world.
A Reporter at Large: Inorganic • Organic-food buyers must trust the labels. Randy Constant exploited that trust—and made a fortune.
Letter from Honduras: False Friends • How the U.S. looked away from corruption it helped create.
Poem: Thin Air
Fiction: Hello, Goodbye
Poem: The End of the World
Books: What Doesn’t Kill Me • Are there hidden advantages to pain and suffering?
Books: Briefly Noted
Books: Messy Bedrooms • Dodie Bellamy’s gospel of excess.
Books: Return to Sender • In “Dear Memory,” Victoria Chang corresponds with grief.
The Art World: Anti-Material • Kandinsky at the Guggenheim.
The Theatre: Life and Light • “Morning Sun,” by Simon Stephens, tells the story of one unsung woman.
The Current Cinema: Mother Courage • “Spencer” and “Hive.”
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Puzzles & Games Dept.: The Crossword • A moderately challenging puzzle.