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Hours of Culture: Four things you should check out this week

Monday February 23 to Sunday March 1

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Parks and Recreation- Get ready to say goodbye to Leslie Knope, Ron Swanson and the rest of the gang from Pawnee as one of the funniest sitcoms on television calls it quits with a one-hour finale on Tuesday. (

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I Can’t Breathe- Pussy Riot’s first song in English is an “industrial ballad” dedicated to Eric Garner and “all who suffer from state terror – killed, choked, perished because of war and police violence – to political prisoners and those on the streets fighting for change.” (

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Battle Creek- If you’re done binge-watching season three of House of Cards by then, make time for the premiere of this new drama by Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan, which stars Josh Duhamel. Warning: It sounds like a stale buddy cop drama, but its pedigree makes it worth checking out Sunday night. (

Richard Shotwell/The Associated Press

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Last Girl in Larchmont- Emily Nussbaum’s essay on Joan Rivers, who is, in the author’s words, “both a role model and a cautionary tale,” offers a fascinating look at the late comedian, her often crude takedowns of other women and her legacy. (

Lionel Cironneau/AP

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