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MAYA BEISER, WENDY WHELAN AND LUCINDA CHILDS at the Joyce Theater (Oct. 22-23, 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 24, 8 p.m.; through Oct. 27). “The Day” is a somber work about memory and loss by a dream team of artists: Beiser, a celebrated cellist; Whelan, a beloved ballerina; and Childs, an acclaimed postmodern choreographer. In the work’s first part, set to “World to Come,” a 2003 piece by composer David Lang, mournful music meets a spoken text of profound and mundane memories as Whelan manipulates a collection of objects. Part 2 brings Whelan and Beiser in closer proximity against striking projections of ebbing waves, as Lang’s 2016 composition “The Day” allows Whelan, sans props, to indulge in its elegiac tones and Childs’s evocative gestures. 212-242-0800, joyce.org “Well, somehow I guess I’m going to have to support him,” he allowed. “He’s the mayor and everything.” (He expressed greater fondness for Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Ind., and was seeking to organize a fund-raiser for him.)XS M S
TYPE ::MOUNTAIN BIKEAt the April hearing, the committee questioned Trump supporters Lynnette "Diamond" Hardaway and Rochelle "Silk" Richardson, otherwise known as internet personalities Diamond and Silk, who claimed Facebook was silencing conservative voices on the social network. Bickert referenced the duo at the hearing Tuesday, telling members of Congress that Facebook was committed to making sure the social network was open for all voices. Mr. Armitage, however, has made a case for the power of the laureateship. In November, when the culture department announced that it had appointed a steering group of librarians and arts officials to help select a new laureate, he published an opinion article in The Guardian setting out requirements for the position.
BRAND ::SPORTS SCOTTYCritics say Airbnb has contributed to the housing crunch by prompting landlords to take rental units off the market to capitalize on short-term rentals. The company has also been accused of not doing enough to help cities fight "bad actors" who illegally rent out several homes on the website. The fiercely competitive mask had slipped. Mr. Wunder sat up straighter and took a sip of his drink.
In broad strokes, there is the potential for bipartisan action. In his 20 years of studying this, Mr. Gyourko said he had never witnessed the bipartisan politics he hears now, from the Democratic senators and presidential contenders Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker, but also from President Trump and Mr. Carson. Go deeper: Mrs. May was initially seen as a “safe pair of hands” to deliver Brexit, but she ultimately failed to convey any convincing vision of a future for Britain outside the European Union.