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Goings On About Town: This Week
Goings On About Town: Television
Tables for Two: Dept of Culture Brooklyn • 327 Nostrand Ave., Brooklyn
Comment: Let History Judge
Innovation Dept.: Put Your Lips Together
The Boards: Harch! Harch! Harch!
U.K. Postcard: Phonies
D.I.Y. Dept.: Bedroom Walls
Dept. of Science: The Final Frontier • Biologists are discovering the true nature of cells—and learning to build them.
Shouts & Murmurs: We Demand Age Forgiveness Now!
Annals of Activism: Not Dark Yet • The Sunrise Movement wants to revolutionize climate politics.
Portfolio: Days of War • For Ukrainians facing a new wave of violence, life has long been defined by conflict.
A Reporter at Large: The Elephant in the Courtroom • A curious legal crusade to redefine personhood.
Poem: Alive at the End of the World
Fiction: One Sun Only
Poem: Why Not
The Art World: Holding Forth • Faith Ringgold’s place in the canon.
Books: The Inimitable • Charles Dickens’s sense of what the public wanted was unfailing—almost.
Books: Briefly Noted
Books: Don’t Mind Me • How Claire-Louise Bennett rewrites experience.
The Theatre: Doublespeak • Language and identity in “English.”
The Current Cinema: Investigations • “Huda’s Salon” and “After Yang.”
CARTOON CAPTION CONTEST
Puzzles & Games Dept.: The Crossword • A moderately challenging puzzle.