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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 remain closed. Here’s a selection of culture to be found around town, as well as online and streaming; as ever, it’s advisable to check in advance to confirm engagements.
Tables for Two: CheLi • 19 St. Marks Place
Comment: A Necessary Right
Prehistory Dept.: Baby Soprano
Poetry in Motion: Side-Street Project
New Start: Face-Off
Sketchpad: Untelevised Moments from the 2021 Emmys
American Chronicles: Zero-Proof Therapy • Can an ex-drinker return to the bar if non-alcoholic beer is on tap?
Annals of Medicine: The Damage Done • Where will the battle over long COVID take us?
Profiles: Height of Glamour • How the designer Harris Reed helps Harry Styles and Solange play with masculinity and femininity.
Showcase: Novelty T • An accidental collection.
Onward and Upward with the Arts: Vanishing Act • The Austrian-born architect Richard Neutra perfected a signature Los Angeles look: houses that erase the boundary between inside and outside.
Poem: Half-Life in Exile
A Critic at Large: Dead Reckoning • The novelist Percival Everett has always played games with genre and identity. Now he’s raising the stakes.
Books: Briefly Noted
Books: Let There Be Darkness • The shadow language of Joy Williams.
On Television: Terra Nova • “Reservation Dogs,” on FX on Hulu; “Only Murders in the Building,” on Hulu.
The Current Cinema: Better Selves • “I’m Your Man” and “The Eyes of Tammy Faye.”
CARTOON CAPTION CONTEST
Puzzles & Games Dept.: The Crossword • A challenging puzzle.