Your Weekend: A Selective Guide

Movies: “Macbeth” has a terrific Michael Fassbender, “The Lady in the Van” has Maggie Smith, and “Chi-Raq” has the directorial stylings of Spike Lee. Television: On Friday, PBS re-airs “Royal Paintbox,” about the artistic inclinations of the royal family. On Sunday, CBS commemorates Ol’ Blue Eyes’s centennial with “Sinatra 100 — An All-Star Grammy Concert.” Music: I’d like to leave the house just one day this month and not be assaulted at stores and supermarkets by either Adele or Christmas tunes. Not gonna happen. Books: I highly recommend James Shapiro’s “The Year of Lear: Shakespeare in 1606.” Likewise, Mary Beard’s “SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome.” Sports: With all New York teams except hockey squads in the toilet, I’m transferring allegiance to the Golden State Warriors. Finally: Watching the Paris climate conference, I kept thinking: Apres nous, le deluge.

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