What's going on today: Mean girls explained, American roots-music and herring

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24 City

This semidocumentary from China is a potent blend of fact and fiction.

Doug Paisley

A solo show from a singer-songwriter perfectly in tune with the American roots-music tradition.

Cat fight!
Tripping the Prom Queen

Gender-studies professor and girl-culture chronicler Susan Shapiro Barash breaks down the "mean-girls" phenomenon at noon.

Sarah Michelson

The Guggenheim recipient returns to Kitchen for the first time since Shadowmann. Limber up for the performance with our interview with Michelson.

Herring aid
Holland Herring Festival

The arrival of the first herring is honored with a monthlong festival kicking off at the Grand Central Oyster Bar.

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