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The 10 best cheap things to do this week, eternal love edition

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

1. Immediately relive the new episode at There Will Be Drinking Recaps Twin Peaks, with a screening followed by podcast co-hosts Cait and Murda drinking cocktails, playing games, and recapping a full episode live. (Monday, Threes Brewing, FREE)

2. Listen to lady music at LPR’s The Hum, an all-female series emphasizing collaborations between musicians who have never played together before featuring a curated set by She Shreds. (Monday, Good Room, $12)

3. Booze it up at Masters of Social Gastronomy’s History of Cocktails, with lectures by Sarah Lohman and Jonathan Soma covering the origin of some famous imbibements, shaken vs. stirred, and the one true way to craft a martini. (Tuesday, Industry City, $5)

4. Hear some super-personal works at Am I Write, Ladies?, an evening of autobiographical readings from women and gender non-conforming artists, plus zines, comics, paintings, sculptures, video art, and more. (Tuesday, The Footlight, $10)

5. Get lyrical at the Brooklyn Poets Anthology Reading, featuring Farrah Field, Lynn Melnick, Purvi Shah, Chris Slaughter, Leigh Stein, Mervyn Taylor, Charles Theonia and Jared White. (Wednesday, Berl’s Poetry Shop, FREE)

6. Howl amusedly at First Set, where comedians are interviewed after sharing rare footage from their embarrassing early shows. With Robert Dean, Dava Krause, Jim Tews, and Chris Gethard. (Wednesday, Union Hall, $7)

7. Bring your towel to Astronomy on Tap, celebrating Douglas Adams’ Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy with talks on the infinite improbability drive and other propulsion systems, the unlikelihood of a restaurant at the end of the universe, and more. (Thursday, Way Station, FREE)

8. Nerd out sexily at Dungeons & Drag Kings, with kink demos, drag, burlesque, and trivia, starring Lee VaLone, JJ SParks, Ms Suki E, and Qualms Galore. (Thursday, Talon Bar, $10)

9. Have an immersive audiovisual experience at Sketches for Harmonic Attraction, an evening of live performance synched with video, featuring music, video art, spoken word poetry, and performance. (Friday, Video Revival, $5)

10. Say “I do!” at Best Wedding Ever, a late-night dance party with a real chapel, bouquets to catch, honeymoon suites, plenty of wedding cake, and champagne toasts all night long. (Friday, House of Yes, FREE before 11pm)

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