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Time's Up Critical Mass: Manhattan
Stick it to the man by hopping on your fixed-gear and riding for two hours with like-minded souls.

Jean-Philippe Toussaint
This excellent Belgian novelist reads from Self-Portrait Abroad, which takes us to a Berlin butcher shop, a Japanese strip club and elsewhere.

Kendra Shank
The intrepid jazz singer brings her own twist to the standards at 55 Bar.

The Future of Journalism
Lewis Lapham, Joris Luyendijk, Martin Pollack and Mary Anne Weaver discuss the problems facing contemporary news outlets.

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