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Goings On About Town: This Week • As ever, it’s advisable to confirm engagements in 1advance and to check the requirements for in-person attendance.
Dance: Spring Preview
The Theatre: Spring Preview
Night Life: Spring Preview
Classical Music: Spring Preview
Art: Spring Preview
Movies: Spring Preview
Tables for Two: Ci Siamo • 440 W. 33rd St.
Comment: Servant of the People
Kyiv Dispatch: Bomb Shelter
Moscow Dispatch: Manufactured Reality
American Chronicles: Far from the Tree • Did George Washington have an enslaved son?
Shouts & Murmurs: Reëntry Talking Points
The Control of Nature: Thrill of the Hunt • How wild antlers launched a multibillion-dollar industry.
Annals of Education: The Access Trap • What happens when a legendary public high school abandons selective admissions?
Poem: Verses on the Unknown Soldier
Letter from Ecuador: City of the Dead • Enduring one of the world’s most lethal outbreaks of COVID-19.
Fiction: The Biographer’s Hat
Poem: Cardiac Flicker
The Current Cinema: Nighthood • “The Batman” and “Ultrasound.”
Books: In Orbit • The men and women who circled around Marcel Duchamp.
Books: The Accidental President • What Harry S. Truman made of his moment.
Books: Briefly Noted
Musical Events: Singing Shadows • Tyshawn Sorey’s “Monochromatic Light (Afterlife),” at the Rothko Chapel.
Pop Music: Young Once • The youthful melancholy of the Lemonheads.
CARTOON CAPTION CONTEST
Puzzles & Games Dept.: The Crossword • A lightly challenging puzzle.