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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: Shukette • 230 Ninth Ave.
Hello My Name Is: Polishing the Precinct
The Bench: Cats and Dogs
The Pictures: Girl Talk
Amateur Hour: Window Theory
Letter from Moscow: The Paper Trail • A Russian newspaper reports on dangerous conflicts—and endures its own.
Shouts & Murmurs: Welcome to Mars!
Onward and Upward With the Arts: Becoming Vocal • Davóne Tines is changing what it means to be an operatic singer.
Annals of Justice: Family Secrets • Genealogists like CeCe Moore are using genetics to solve mysteries. How much do we really want to know?
Profiles: Get Real • As Princess Diana in “Spencer,” Kristen Stewart takes on the biggest role of her career.
Fiction: Detective Dog
Poem: Former Lives
Books: Think Twice • The hard choices of Elizabeth Hardwick.
Books: Weeklings • Counting the days.
Books: Briefly Noted
Pop Music: Funny Feeling • The earnest songs and absurd TikToks of Petey.
A Critic at Large: Passion and Prophesy • The war within H. G. Wells.
CARTOON CAPTION CONTEST
Puzzles & Games Dept.: The Crossword • A lightly challenging puzzle.