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The three best things to do in New York today

Jillian Anthony

Learn about the birds and the bees (and her newest book) at Author Talk by Dr. Ruth Westheimer
More than three decades after first becoming an icon for frank sexual talk, the 87-year-old 4'7" sex therapist is still leading the discussion. For a change she'll be talking about herself, with stories from her new book, The Doctor Is In: Dr. Ruth on Love, Life, and Joie De Vivre, which details her years in Germany, Switzerland, Israel, Paris and the United States and gives readers advice spanning beyond the bedroom.
Bryant Park Reading Room, W 42nd St between Fifth and Sixth Aves, 12:30pm, free

Find out what all the hubbub about gravity is all about at Hudson Riverflicks: Interstellar
Matthew McConaughey and the entire cosmos will look finer than usual under the starlight at Pier 63. A view of the river and free popcorn should get you relaxed and ready to embrace the kaleidescopic celestial adventure.
Hudson River Park, Pier 63, Twelfth Ave at W 23rd St, 8:30pm, free

Kick up your heels at the Battery Dance Festival
This weeklong free celebration welcomes dance from India, Colombia, Norway, Poland and, of course, New York. Tonight, catch the Buglisi Dance Theatre and the Ingun Bjørnsgaard Prosjekt from Oslo, Norway make their American debut as the sun sets over the river. 
Robert F. Wagner Park, 20 Battery Place, 6:30pm, free


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