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Goings On About Town: This Week
Art: Winter Preview • Artful Science, Mayan Gods, Senga Nengudi
Dance: Winter Preview • Ailey, Dorrance Dance, Ratmansky’s “Voices”
The Theatre: Winter Preview • “Sweeney Todd,” “Camelot,” Basquiat x Warhol
Classical Music: Winter Preview • “The Hours,” Prototype Festival, Vienna Phil
Contemporary Music: Winter Preview • LCD Soundsystem, Orchestral B.I.G.
Movies: Winter Preview • Steven Spielberg, Trans History, Action Sequels
Tables for Two: Ju Qi • 133-36 37th Ave., Queens
Comment: Fever Pitch
Midterm Watch: Junior Pollsters
Hitmaking: Off the Cuff
The Pictures: Cannonball
Postscript: George Booth
American Chronicles: Sorry Spectacle • The case against the Twitter apology.
Shouts & Murmurs: Content Warning
Onward and Upward with the Arts: They Shoot, He Scores • How Carter Burwell writes film music that keeps audiences guessing.
A Reporter at Large: End of the Road • In America’s bike-racing community, a murder exposes a lot of dirt.
Poem: Your Card Is the King of Rats
Profiles: Acting Up • Emma Thompson’s third act.
Sketchbook: Types of Veiled Criticism
Books: No Strings Attached • What the Suzuki method really taught.
Books: Briefly Noted
Books: On Native Grounds • For much of American history, the tribal nations were on top.
Books: Past Imperfect • A new translation grapples with sexual violence in Ovid’s Metamorphoses.
Pop Music: Everything Nice • The boundless optimism of the Spice Girls.
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Puzzles & Games Dept.: The Crossword • A lightly challenging puzzle.