The New Yorker Festival has just announced its lineup for the year, and as usual, there are several comics-related events:
Lynda Barry in conversation with Matt Groening
4 p.m. Festival HQ
Metropolitan Pavilion ($25)
Art Spiegelman: “Breakdowns: Comix 101”
4:30 p.m. Ailey Citigroup Theater
Joan Weill Center for Dance ($25)
Worst Nightmares Part 2: “Fear(s) of the Dark”
With Charles Burns and Lorenzo Mattotti. Moderated by Françoise Mouly.
10 p.m. IFC Center ($25)
Tickets go on sale at noon Friday and they usually sell out faster than Jonas Brothers tickets, so get goin’!
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