Learn how to get money, and 15 more free ways to improve the hustle this week

Get that ca$h Leo owes you

Get that ca$h Leo owes you

1. Hear what Michaela angela Davis and other activists have to say about gentrification in East New York at Brooklyn Stand Up. (Monday)

2. Una LaMarche talks about her hairier, awkwarder days of her youth with Unabrow at BookCourt. (Monday)

3. Brooklyn Public Philosophers discuss takes on Adaptive Preferences and the Women in the Global South. (Monday)

4. Bask in some eloquent Drake feels with help from the writers at LIT: A Music and Reading Series at Over the Eight. (Monday)

5. The Moth’s 20-minute story slam winner Adam Wade hosts a night of story time at Sycamore. (Tuesday)

6. Get the scoop on how you snag an apartment, any apartment, with lessons from a panel of (possibly) learned comedians at the Firestone Sucess Academy at Pete’s Candy Store. (Tuesday)

7. Learn about cooking like you’re in the old country with Taiwanese, Persian, and Jewish writers at powerHouse Arena. (Wednesday)

8. Bring your songs and poems and stories and jokes to Shea Stadium’s Free for All and be a damn star. (Wednesday)

9. Step up your hustle and get paid on time with tips from the Freelancers Union. (Wednesday)

10. Learn how to get your comic project alive and animated with Kickstarter. (Thursday)

11. Practice your Italian and your subtle crying as Fluent City presents Life Is Beautiful at Videology. (Thursday)

12. Native Bushwick artist Danielle De Jesus has an exhibition of her etch-a-sketch art at The Living Gallery. (Thursday)

13. See how the Lower East Side’s squatters got by way back in the 90s at the launch of Kill City. (Thursday)

14. Be first to see Robert & Jesse’s Video Palace at its Videology launch party. (Friday)

15. Opera on Tap presents The Curse of The Rat King, or the most terrifying title in the English language, at Barbes. (Friday)

16. Dance to salsa well into La Madrugada at Bar Chord. (Friday)