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Goings On About Town: This Week
The Theatre: Fall Preview • K-Pop, New Stoppard, Revivals with a Twist
Dance: Fall Preview • Odissi, Fall for Dance, Kaatsbaan Festival
Art: Fall Preview • Cubism, Edward Hopper, Meret Oppenheim
Contemporary Music: Fall Preview • Gothic Americana, Pop Divas Across Generations
Classical Music: Fall Preview • New Homes, Old Wounds, a Chapel’s Light
Television: Fall Preview • Fantasy Prequels, Remakes, Back to School
Movies: Fall Preview • Medieval England, Historical Drama, A Crocodile
Tables for Two: Ipanema / Bica
Comment: Bringing Up Babies
Pool Shark: It’s a Bird … It’s a Plane…
L.A. Postcard: Closeup
Green Thumb: Bent
Dept. of Sidekicks: Please Touch
A Reporter at Large: Goodbye, Columbus • How an extreme minority has upended democracy in Ohio.
Shouts & Murmurs: Why You Shouldn’t Room With James Taylor
Onward and Upward with the Arts: Laughter in the Dark • The subtly incisive film comedy of Ernst Lubitsch.
Letter from Washington: Trump’s Last General • How did the Pentagon handle the national-security threat posed by its own Commander-in-Chief?
Poem: Birthday Poem
Annals of Inquiry: Do Better • The gospel of effective altruism.
Fiction: The Muddle
Pop Music: Just Dance • Beyoncé’s exuberant night-club record.
Books: Shadow and Act • Josephine Baker’s war.
Books: Briefly Noted
On Television: Practice Makes Perfect • “The Rehearsal,” on HBO.
The Current Cinema: Midsummer Murders • “Bullet Train” and “Bodies Bodies Bodies.”
CARTOON CAPTION CONTEST
Puzzles & Games Dept.: The Crossword • A beginner-friendly puzzle.