What to do this weekend

Eat a traditional Easter feast. Even if the only part of Easter you’re observing is extra days off, you can still eat a holiday-worthy meal. You can mix and match festive faves from this list of 45 traditional Easter foods, including leg of lamb, deviled eggs, and hot cross buns (obvi).

Read Why We Die by Venki Ramakrishnan. The renowned structural biologist and Nobel Prize winner’s new book takes a wide-angle view of the innovations science is making in the field of longevity. In it, he asks, ‘Can we cheat death?’ and, just as important, ‘Should we?’

Watch Saving the Animals of Ukraine on CBC Docs. Feel the desire to sob uncontrollably this weekend? Then check out this new documentary looking at the heroic humans putting in the work to save pets, farm animals, zoo-dwellers, and all sorts of critters in war-torn Ukraine.

Listen to Act II: Cowboy Carter by Beyoncé. Yee-haw! After conquering R&B, hip hop, pop, dance music, etc., Queen Bey is coming for country music. This collection sees the master effortlessly expanding, covering Dolly Parton and jamming with Willie Nelson.—QH