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Goings On About Town: This Week
Tables for Two: Jua • 36 E. 22nd St.
Comment: Paper Trail
Banquette Life: Fond, Free
Deaccessioning Dept.: Book Sale
The Pictures: Same Old Story
Sketchpad: Old Friends, Two Years In
Personal History: The Way She Closed the Door • Facing the past on a frozen river in Winnipeg.
Sketchbook: Weird Feeling
Shouts & Murmurs: The Trigger
Onward and Upward with the Arts: Pop Poetry • Warsan Shire’s unfiltered portraits of Somalis in exile.
Annals of Law: Amy Coney Barrett’s Long Game • The Justice isn’t just conservative—she’s the product of a Christian legal movement eager to remake America.
Poem: Night Herons
Profiles: The Caetano Effect • How Caetano Veloso revolutionized Brazil’s national sound and spirit.
Books: Getting to Yes • The making of “Ulysses.”
Books: Bear Hug • In Sheila Heti’s novel “Pure Colour,” everyone’s a critic.
Books: Briefly Noted
Books: Tut-Tut • Is our fascination with the boy king forever tainted by colonialism?
The Art World: Shocks of the Sublime • Charles Ray’s sculptures.
Pop Music: One-Track Mind • The singular focus of Beach House.
The Theatre: Dangerous • The new Michael Jackson musical.
The Current Cinema: Living for the City • “The Worst Person in the World.”
CARTOON CAPTION CONTEST
Puzzles & Games Dept.: The Crossword • A lightly challenging puzzle.