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The three best things to do in New York today

Jillian Anthony

Get galactic at the beach screening of Guardians of the Galaxy
There’s just something about hearing Blue Swede’s “Hooked on a Feeling” while enjoying the night’s breeze on the beach. Getting to see a leather-clad Chris Pratt kick intergalactic ass (for free) doesn’t sound too bad, either!
Coney Island Beach at W 10th St, Brooklyn, 8pm, free

Test your smarts at The Big Quiz Thing
Show off your impressive stash of trivial knowledge at this live trivia game show. Hosted by quizmaster Noah Tarnow, the event includes audio and video puzzles. If you don’t know an answer, create a clever one for a potential Smart-Ass Point. The winning team receives nerdy bragging rights—and a cash jackpot! 
Slipper Room, 167 Orchard St at Stanton St, 7:30pm, $10
See the Broadway and Glee star belt it out at Jane Lynch: See Jane Sing!
Beloved comic actor Jane Lynch shows off what she learned during her years on Glee and her recent Broadway turn as Annie's Miss Hannigan in this night of classic songs and comedy. Big-name surprise guests are likely.
Joe's Pub at the Public Theater, 425 Lafayette St, 7, 9:30pm, $25-$75 plus $12 minimum


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