Picks of the week: No rain check needed

It’s full steam ahead on fall: Pumpkin spice lattes are for sale again, Halloween costume discussions are getting serious and, most importantly, it’s starting to rain. The latter can put a serious damper on social plans, but there’s still plenty of great indoor events you can attend to avoid frizzy
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Navigating post-war burdens with deftness in ‘Blues’

It had certainly been a long, long time since Chet Monkawa actually felt lucky. At a lottery earlier that day, he and Earl Worthing — a resident from the San Francisco boarding house Monkawa runs —  entered a raffle for a modern American phenomenon: a brand-new television. Miraculously, they had
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