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In this week’s issue.
Closing Calls: As the coronavirus pandemic hits hard, D.C.’s bar and restaurant industry responsibly shuts its doors to help combat the spread. By John Riley
Life, Community, Culture
Check out our revamped Spotlight section: From streaming the Metropolitan Opera to Clyde’s delivery and carry out, we’ve curated ways to entertain and feed yourself. By Doug Rule
Chasing COVID-19 – Taking Precautions – Price is Right – Rush to Judge – South Beach Scandal – Reductive Rant
Television: A sleuthing male stripper takes it off for justice in Netflix’s spicy Spanish soap opera Toy Boy. By André Hereford
Music: Christine and the Queens hones a uniquely conceptual brand of pop, while Caribou brings electronica to challenging new levels. By Sean Maunier
From the Publisher: The Digital Pathway – Scene Photos at Red Bear Brewing Co. – Fun & Games (Contests!) – Last Word
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