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The 10 best cheap things to do this week, future is female edition

Have a fiercely feminine week with Maude Gun (#) (pic by Mulography)
Have a fabulously feminine week with Maude Gun (#6) (pic by Mulography)

[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 laughing at the three-years anniversary of the Side Ponytail Comedy Show, featuring Adam Lowitt, Ian Fidance, Charles McBee, and Julia Claire. (Monday, Friends & Lovers, FREE)

2. Get dramatic with Exquisite Corpse’s Drinks & Drama: Other Entities, presenting six new plays developed in the Spring 2017 Writer’s Lab, from burning caves to outer space; under water to on the moon. (Monday, Happylucky No 1, $5)

3. Celebrate the yummiest holiday at All American Pie Day, with a twist: all the pies will be international recipes, from English mince to Ukrainian pennik to Greek feta tart. (Tuesday, Gemini & Scorpio, $12 for three slices of pie)  (Rescheduled to 4/06 due to blizzzard)

4. Have a disgusting evening at SASS Presents: Gross History, with lectures that run the gamut of grossness, from the gross history of ambergris to Congress’ grossly incompetent response to the AIDS Epidemic. (Tuesday, The Bedford, FREE)

5. Share your strange stuff at The Show Tell Show, where anyone can bring an odd item to talk about, plus performances by Alignon Mitra, Seth Herzog, Jeff Simmermon, Kerryn Feehan, and many more. (Wednesday, House of Wax, FREE)

6. Go full femme on the Ides of March with Maude Night, an “interactive occult carnival of womyn artists” with Holly Simple, Tara Jayakar, Carissa Matsushima, and Maude Gun. (Wednesday, Muchmore’s, $7 suggested)

7. Find solace in the Sanctuary Film Festival, part of a monthlong multimedia arts fest and featuring five films from around the world, including Fonko from Africa, Under the Skin from Scotland, and First Squad from Russia. (Thursday, San Damiano Mission, FREE)

8. Get carried away at Abducted: Sci-Fi Dance Party, with music from Sam Divine, Franky Rizardo, and Heather M., plus light shows and visuals, intergalactic aerialists, and much more. (Thursday, House of Yes, FREE before 11pm)

9. Find your Irish luck at the Grand Street St. Patrick’s Pub Crawl, with food and drink specials at a dozen East Williamsburg bars and restaurants, from Mahji to Noorman’s Kil to Burnside. (Friday, Grand Street, FREE)

10. Watch a wonderful variety show at Queer Abstract: What’s Going On, with QTPOC performances including comedy from Alicia Goldsmith, poetry from Timothy DuWhite, music from Nappy Nina, and more. (Friday, Starr Bar, FREE)

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