Show SisQó that thong and 17 other free things to do this week

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SisQó’s gonna be in Brooklyn, on thong patrol. via Facebook

1. The powerHOUSE arena launches a novel about an Afghan girl who lives as a boy. (Monday)

2. The side ponytail finally gets the attention it deserves at this comedy show. (Monday)

3. Talk with entrepreneurs in energy conservation and weather preparedness. June’s the first month of hurricane season, so maybe they’re on to something? (Tuesday)

4. Learn cycling techniques that make riding in city streets less terrifying. (Tuesday)

5. Art and starvation don’t have to go together, so get art career advice at ART/WORK. (Tuesday)

6. The Society for the Advancement of Social Studies presents the History of the Wild, Wild West (the place, not the 90s Will Smith film we’re still trying to forget). (Tuesday)

7. This free comedy show is also pretty young and wild. (Tuesday)

8. Comedy show Manifesto! makes sure the bourgeoisie don’t get between you and your peace, laughs and bread. (Tuesday)

9. Beer Geek Trivia will be at Glorietta Baldy to make sure your beer knowledge doesn’t go unrewarded. (Wednesday)

10. The moment you’ve all been waiting for, the free SisQó show at SummerStage, is finally here. Wear your finest thong to Betsy Head Park, it’s what he’d want (Wednesday)

11. Rise up for some comedy sequels at Stand and Deliver VI. (Wednesday)

12. Preview and get a chance to be on National Geographic’s new show Science of Stupid. We’re sorry we can’t guarantee you won’t be used as an example. (Thursday)

13. Someone’s finally discussing how stonemasonry works in the digital age. We’re not sure how it worked before that, but we’re sure you can get some answers here. (Thursday)

14. Zack O’Malley Greenburg, author of Michael Jackson, Inc. talks the King of Pop’s impact on pop musicians getting into business at Greenlight with, among others, Fab 5 Freddy (Thursday)

15. Celebrate Brooklyn presents jazz legend Ornette Coleman’s music. (Thursday)

16. Trade in soccer balls for highballs at the World Cup of Cocktails. (Thursday-Friday)

17.The fairytale of the Twelve Dancing Princesses is reimagined in Roaring Twenties Manhattan in a reading of The Girls at the Kingfisher Club at BookCourt. (Friday)

18. For one night only, Tandem will be transformed into a Happy House, a disco-dancing spot to let your freak flag fly (Friday)