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Goings On: Goings On • Welcome to Goings On, the evolution of our iconic Goings On About Town section—a weekly guide to what’s new in art, theatre, music, TV, podcasts, movies, and more, in New York City and beyond. Sign up at newyorker.com/GO to receive the Goings On newsletter every week.
Tables for Two: Café Mars • 272 3rd Ave., Brooklyn
Comment: A Nation Aflame
Billion-Dollar Jogger: Trump’s Guy
Anti-Perfectionism: Waste Not
The Way: Role of a Lifetime
London Postcard: Side Hustle
Personal History: Dreaming in Babylon • Revisiting a Rastafari childhood in Jamaica.
Shouts & Murmurs: I’m a Hack, by ChatGPT
American Chronicles: Hidden Depths • How an amateur diver became a true-crime sensation.
A Reporter at Large: The Making of a Mutiny • How the Wagner Group went from fighting in Ukraine to staging an armed uprising at home.
Profiles: Bodies of Work • Lisa Yuskavage’s art shows it all.
Poems: The Hat
Fiction: Yogurt Days
Books: The Children’s Crusade • In 1956, a Tennessee high school was desegregated; two years later, it was dynamited. What happened?
Books: Briefly Noted
Books: Taste Of Cherry • Ann Patchett’s pandemic novel.
Pop Music: Evolution • Bethany Cosentino’s songs of self-actualization.
The Theatre: Lover Boy • Erica Schmidt revives Tennessee Williams’s “Orpheus Descending.”
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Puzzles & Games Dept. The Crossword • A moderately challenging puzzle.