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The 10 best cheap things to do this week, Fat Tuesday edition

Roullez some bon temps with Sabrina Chap (#8)
Roullez some bon temps with Sabrina Chap (#8)

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

1. Start your week off silly at Goofy, where performers do their weirdest work, featuring Sandy Honig, Rome Davis, Maya Sharma, and more, plus improv from the Goof Troupe. (Monday, Legion Bar, FREE)

2. Giggle angelically at the February edition of Divine Comedy, tonight starring Mike Recine, Ariel Elias, Nate Marshall, and Harrison Tweed. (Monday, Two Saints, FREE)

3. Make no apologies for checking out Am I Write, Ladies?: Sorry Not Sorry, an evening of new work from women and gender non-conforming artists, from punk blues to spoken word to dance. (Tuesday, The Footlight, $10)

4. Get your Fat Tuesday on at the Mardi Gras Bash!, with Hungry March Band, Gordon Webster, Jonathan Toubin, and special guests, hosted by lady magician Tanya Solomon. (Tuesday, Bell House, $15)

5. Drink and draw the night away at Cocktails & Coloring Club: ’90s Edition, with drink specials and plenty of coloring pages featuring Tamagachi, trolls, Super-Soakers, Fresh Prince, The Spice Girls, and more. (Wednesday, Berg’n, $5)

6. Glitter your way through Bingo Fabulous, a glitzy, glammed-up version of the game with confetti, costumes, drag, and burlesque, hosted by Madame Vivien V and DJ Matty Glitterati. (Wednesday, House of Yes, FREE)

7. Figure out what motivates innovative artists at Conversations on Creativity, a “freewheeling and far-reaching” discussion between producer, musician, and entrepreneur Questlove, futurist comedian Baratunde Thurston, and author Ben Greenman. (Thursday, Pratt, FREE)

8. Feast your eyes on strange femmes at Force Majeure Vaudeville: Laydweirdo Edition, with twisted tunes from Sabrina Chap, demented drag from Chris of Hur, crazed clowning from Hilary Chaplain, and much more. (Thursday, Cobra Club, $10)

9. Revel in your love of literature at the Four Way Books Spring Event, with readings by Martha Rhodes, Ryan Murphy, April Ossmann, Naomi Guttman, and Andrea Cohen. (Friday, Berl’s Poetry Shop, FREE)

10. Thrash it out at the 2017 Migra Punk Fest, featuring Huasipungo, AninoKo, (A)Truth, Namatay SaIngay, Dog Breath, Olor A Muerte, and more. (Friday, Silent Barn, $10)

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