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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.
Goings On About Town: Television
Tables for Two: Dame • 85 MacDougal St.
Comment: Fear Itself
Test Drive Dept.: Cocoon
Dept. of Invention: In My Room
Dept. of Guts: Sewage Studies
Going Going Dept.: Under the Hood
Annals of History: Civil Wars • In a country riven by racial politics, three women fight for a more perfect union.
Shouts & Murmurs: Waiting for To-Go
Personal History: Bad Dream • On waking up in America.
A Reporter at Large: The Storm • In the weeks before the assault on the Capitol, the President and his supporters kept stoking paranoia and rage.
Poem: Last Words
Fiction: A Challenge You Have Overcome
Poem: To Be Young
Books: Swinging on a Star • Have signs of intelligent extraterrestrial life been found already?
Books: Briefly Noted
Books: The Air in Here • The many ways the world breathes together.
Books: Top of the World • How not to see the Himalaya.
Pop Music: Sound Design • The obsessive beat-making of Madlib.
On Television: Still Here • “Pretend It’s a City,” on Netflix.
The Current Cinema: Surveillance • “MLK/FBI” and “Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time.”
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