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The three best things to do in New York today

Written by
Jillian Anthony

Nerd out at Comic Book Club
Fanboys and girls, take heed: Every week, local comedians talk shop with industry professionals from all corners of the comic-book world in this hybrid show.
Fontana's, 105 Eldridge St, 7pm, free

Have a birthday party at the Sweet comedy show
Seth Herzog's weekly mainstayat the Slipper Room is celebrating its 11th birthday! David Cross and Hasan Minhaj are on the lineup, and you never know who else might show up—Seth's own mother often does!
Slipper Room, 167 Orchard St, 9pm, $15

Get a fresh look at an art world favorite at “Chuck Close: Recent Work”
Close returns to a style that more closely resembles the one that put him on the map than his endeavours over the last couple of decades. Check out his self-portraits that recall his hyperrealistic paintings of the 1970s, while being far more abstract.
Pace Gallery, 534 W 25th St, 10am, free

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