Mon. Aug 2nd, 2021

Welcome. It’s a vacation weekend in the United States, yet another milestone, where by we could possibly pause and look at exactly where we were one particular calendar year in the past. What’s transformed? Acquire a moment this weekend to think about exactly where you were, what you have been emotion, what was occurring, final Fourth of July. It is raining right here in New York, very good climate for reflecting. No matter whether you are at dwelling or away this weekend, here are some of our greatest strategies for how to move the time.

  • The At Household and Away Summer season Playlist has grown and morphed into a fairly fantastic holiday break soundtrack. Give it a hear if you haven’t by now, and try one of our prior reader-curated playlists.

  • Steven Soderbergh’s new heist movie, “No Unexpected Go,” is streaming on HBO Max. A.O. Scott says that it’s “for the most part a tight and twisty against-the-clock crime caper with an clear personal debt to Elmore Leonard.” It stars Don Cheadle and Benicio Del Toro. Here’s the trailer. I’m in.

  • Questlove’s live performance film “Summer of Soul (… Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)” premieres in theaters and on Hulu today. The live shows in issue had been component of a six-7 days outside collection that took location in Harlem in the summer season of 1969, the identical 12 months as Woodstock. The film capabilities performances by Sly and the Relatives Stone, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Nina Simone and, as Wesley Morris places it, “a 19-calendar year-old, pre-imperial-era Stevie Surprise having behind a drum package and whomping absent — sitting, standing, kicking, possessed.”

  • Plan your streaming agenda for the relaxation of the thirty day period. Here’s what’s on the way on Amazon, HBO and Hulu for July. (Period 2 of “Ted Lasso” comes July 23.)

  • If you’re attending a cookout or barbecue, convey alongside an Asimov-endorsed darkish rosé, Melissa Clark’s 3-bean salad or Genevieve Ko’s just take on the beloved Hawaiian dessert butter mochi.

  • Check out ten new books we propose this 7 days …

  • … and the stuff persons impulse-acquired after finding their vaccines in pharmacies.

  • Dreaming of travel? The Italian islands of Capri and Procida are getting ready for tourists’ return. But really do not neglect the sunscreen — or your passport.

  • You should unquestionably get a few minutes to browse Andrew Leland’s tale “Is There a Correct Way to Act Blind?,” about his pay a visit to to the established of “In the Dark,” a CW series about a blind girl in her 20s.

  • “Why were being we able to make the entire world practically obtainable only when it mattered for non-disabled people? Why can not we do that all the time?” asks Emily Ladau, a incapacity legal rights activist in Prolonged Island, N.Y., in this 6-minute movie highlighting the working experience of persons who are dreading a return to “normal” life. Enjoy it if you are feeling any ambivalence you.

When you think back again to what was happening a 12 months in the past, what’s improved? What’s continuing to change? And what has not improved a bit? Create to us: athome@nytimes.com. Incorporate your comprehensive title and location and we could function your contribution in a long term e-newsletter. We’re At House and Away. We’ll browse just about every letter despatched. Much more ideas for primary a whole and cultured life, at home and absent, look underneath. I’ll see you following 7 days.