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Goings On About Town: This Week • As New York City venues reopen, it’s advisable to confirm in advance the requirements for in-person attendance.
Goings On About Town: Television
Tables for Two: Le Pavillon
Comment: Cancel Bait
Tidying Up Dept.: Paper Chase
Passing the Buck Dept.: The Two Per Cent
Dept. of Education: Ready, Headset, Go
Below Street Level: Rind Room
Letter from Israel: A Seat at the Table • Is Mansour Abbas changing the system or selling out?
Shouts & Murmurs: Extinct-Species Waiting List
American Chronicles: Vulnerability, Inc. • How Brené Brown built an empire of emotions.
Profiles: The Billionaire Doctor • Working on the edge, Patrick Soon-Shiong amassed a fortune and bought the L.A. Times.
Annals of Justice: The Witness • Ron Bishop helped send three innocent boys to prison. They’ve all lived with the consequences.
Fiction: The Depletion Prompts
Books: Bugs in the System • Insects are the largest class of animals on the planet. What will their decline mean for the rest of us?
Books: Briefly Noted
Books: All You Can Read • How Amazon is changing fiction.
Books: Climate Controllers • Our planet is heating up. Why do our politics remain frozen?
The Art World: Far Out • “Surrealism Beyond Borders,” at the Met.
Musical Events: Divo • A Jonas Kaufmann recital, at Carnegie Hall.
The Theatre: Fortune-Tellers • An American dream and an American nightmare.
The Current Cinema: Writ Large • “The French Dispatch” and “Dune.”
CARTOON CAPTION CONTEST
Puzzles & Games Dept.: The Crossword • A lightly challenging puzzle.