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Goings On About Town: This Week • In an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus, many New York City venues are closed. Here’s a selection of culture to be found around town, as well as online and streaming.
Tables for Two: CookUnity
Comment: Senate Rules
The Mayoral Race: Love Center
Free Speech Dept.: Private-Ish
Showrunner: Two Viruses
Sketchpad: The Future of Trump Communications
Personal History: Better Than a Balloon • Life in an unloved neighborhood.
Shouts & Murmurs: Kill Your Darlings
Profiles: The Believer • Glennon Doyle’s best-selling gospel of honesty.
Coronavirus Chronicles: Don’t Tell Me What to Do • As North Dakota’s hardest-hit county battled the pandemic, a mask mandate became another battleground.
Portfolio: The Butterfly Forest • Environmental destruction and violence threaten one of the world’s most extraordinary insect migrations.
Fiction: Casting Shadows
Poem: The Gift
Books: Flame On • We all live in Stan Lee’s universe. How much of it did he create?
Books: Dream Lover • Tove Ditlevsen turns estrangement into art.
Books: Briefly Noted
Books: Eastward Ho! • In “My Year Abroad,” Chang-rae Lee again shifts course.
A Critic at Large: The Icon-Maker • The director Andrei Tarkovsky fashioned a new way of looking at the world.
The Art World: Home Goods • On loving the Frick.
On Television: Tasteless • “The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City,” on Bravo.
The Current Cinema: Small Pleasures • “French Exit” and “The World to Come.”
CARTOON CAPTION CONTEST
Puzzles & Games Dept.: The Crossword • A moderately challenging puzzle.