Dance bhangra, and 14 more free things to do this week

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Chitra Ganesh breaks down gender and myth while you break it down

1. James Hannahan discusses his latest sad-sounding novel, Delicious Foods, which follows a grieving widow as she becomes a drug addict. (Monday)

2. Another edition of Creep has lurked back into our lives, and this time their lineup includes Jo Firestone, Aparna Nancherla, Brett Davis, and Liza Treyger. (Tuesday)

3. Join Dawn Luebbe as she bravely revisits her preteen years at My 1992 Diary at WORD. (Tuesday)

4. Hear former Skverer Hasid Shulem Deen read from his memoir chronicling his decision to leave his secretive community at the launch of All Who Go Do Not Return. (Tuesday)

5. Technology and vowels are overrated, so dance to all-vinyl mixes at DMBO VNYL WDNSDYS. (Wednesday)

6. We hear some jokes are brewing over at Lucey’s Lounge. (Wednesday)

7. Comics like Patrick Reilly and Syed Masroor will corner you with the giggles at Jackknife Comedy at Hank’s Saloon. (Wednesday)

8. If you’re interested in pursuing photography professionally, get some tips from Rachel Sussman, whose project Amazon named the Best Photography Book of 2014. (Wednesday)

9. Hear the last installment of this season’s How to Build a Fire with tales from Reggie Cunningham and Marian Fontana. (Thursday)

10. Hear some wild tales at Split Personality: Comedy and Storytelling, then try to amaze everyone by topping them with your own harrowing stories. (Thursday)

11. Browse a zine library, see short films by Chitra Ganesh, and dance to bhangra at Art Off the Wall at the Brooklyn Museum. (Thursday)

12. Join Chris Rose at Pine Box Rock Shop for the glorious return of Late Night Basement. (Friday)

13. Dig into the ways geography shapes identity at the opening reception of Foraging Self. (Friday)

14. Celebrate Covenhoven’s first birthday the way most one year olds celebrate, with lots and lots of beer. (Friday)

15. Annie and Sophie’s Choice go head-to-head to see which film has actual complex female characters in Videology’s The Bechdel Test. (Friday)