Your Weekend: A Selective Guide

Movies: I’ve seen “Alien: Covenant,” and, believe me, you don’t have to…”The Commmune” is about collective living in Copenhagen. TV/Streaming: On Saturday, HBO’s “The Wizard of Lies” dredges up the Bernie Madoff case…Sunday brings us the reboot of “Twin Peaks.” Music: I’m not a huge fan of rapper Kendrick Lamar’s live performances, but his latest studio album, “DAMN,” is tremendous…I’d never heard Eleanor Steber’s recording of Strauss’s “Four Last Songs” — I have now! Books: The way to have a bestseller these days is to write something short: Neil deGrasse Tyson’s “Astrophysics for People in a Hurry” and Timothy Snyder’s “On Tyranny.” Sports: Who can stop the Warriors from reclaiming their NBA title? Finally: Gwendolyn Brooks’s poem “We Real Cool” is a compressed masterpiece.

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