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The Mail: The Mail
Goings On About Town: This Week
Tables for Two: Chalong • 749 Ninth Ave.
Comment: On Trial on the Trail
Blind Justice Dept.: Upstairs, Downstairs
Dept. of Preparation: Box at the Opera
New Faces Dept.: Clubbubble
Pivot Dept.: Lap-Steel Magnolia
Letter from Iten: A Tragic Run
Shouts & Murmurs: My Husband’s Secret Life
Annals of Gastronomy: Special Sauce • The Slutty Vegan burger chain puts the party in plant-based eating.
A Reporter at Large: The Bunker • A covert operation to solve the murder of one of Mexico’s bravest investigative journalists.
Poems: Kansas, 4 A.M.
American Chronicles: Family Values • How a mother’s love for her gay son started a revolution.
Books: Zonked • The exhausting history of fatigue.
Books: Oddballs and Odysseys • The road trips, revenge plots, and secret societies of Charles Portis.
Books: Briefly Noted
Pop Music: Amazing Grace • The otherworldly compositions of an Ethiopian nun.
Musical Events: De Minimis • Max Richter’s doleful arpeggios, and Cassandra Miller’s piercing lament.
The Theatre: Corn Country • “Shucked” premières on Broadway.
On Television: Hell on Wheels • “Beef,” on Netflix.
The Current Cinema: Tread Softly • “Air” and “Paint.”
CARTOON CAPTION CONTEST
Puzzles & Games Dept.: The Crossword • A lightly challenging puzzle.