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The 10 best cheap events this week, stoner edition

Feel fabulous AF with Emi Grate (#2). Photo by Jessye Herrell Photography

[Ed note: Reminder, we now have a separate roundup for activism-focused events, which we encourage you to check out here.]

1. Show off your nostalgic smarts at Totally ’90s Trivia, with questions ranging from music to TV to film to pop culture, plus themed prizes and drink specials. (Monday, Way Station, FREE)

2. Have a fabulous time at Grate Night Show, a new weekly theatrical talk show starring Burmese drag star Emi Grate, this week joined by Crimson Kitty and Jessica L’Whor. (Monday, Starr Bar, FREE)

3. Hear about how to clean this borough the heck up at Superfund Brooklyn, where Executive Publisher of City Limits Jarrett Murphy talks to a panel of experts about three major BK environmental remediation projects. (Tuesday, Brooklyn Historical Society, $5)

4. Figure out what a fella is at The Fuck You Revue: Mantasy, where studs like Munroe Lilly, Stache Novak, Vic Sin, and Johnny Panic celebrate, explore, and deconstruct manliness — through striptease. (Tuesday, Bizarre Bar, $10 suggested)

5. Let some literature into your life at the monthly Ditmas Lit reading series, tonight presenting, in partnership with Ditmas Park Writing Workshop, Kate Clifford, Sarah Lippmann, Rachel Sherman, and Shayne Terry. (Wednesday, Hinterlands Bar, FREE)

6. Learn about some funny folks at Comedians You Should Know, featuring Matteo Lane, Dave Hill, Sarah Sherman, Will Miles, and Saurin Choksi. (Wednesday, The Gutter, $5)

7. Pay homage to Mary Jane at the 4/20 Pop-Up, a night of smoking vessels, live screen printing, munchies, and local vendors selling splendid stoner goods. (Thursday, Dusty Rose Vintage, FREE)

8. Or get paranoid at Helltrap Nightmare: The Hags Return, with comedians including Sarah Sherman, Ana Fabrega, Lorelei Ramirez, and Patti Harrison, plus music from Forced into Femininity and Cabo Boing. (Thursday, Silent Barn, $10)

9. Show your love for indie lit at the Litmus Press Sweet Sixteen, with readings and performances by Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle, Joan Retallack, Youmna Chlala, Aja Couchois Duncan, and more. (Friday, Five Myles, FREE)

10. Celebrate Six Years of 61 Local, with special drinks in collaboration with local breweries, snacks from local restaurants, and live music from Ryan Cole & the Paper Souls and Marcellius Hall & the Hostages. (Friday, 61 Local, $12)

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