The 10 best cheap things to do this week, patriarchy-smashing edition


1. Get a triple-word score at Freebird Books’ unique Books Beneath the Bridge evening, featuring an outdoor Scrabble competition on a 15-foot-square board. (Monday, FREE)

2. Be a part of the rhythm nation at Friends & Lovers with LIT: A Music & Reading Series, celebrating Janet Jackson in verse and song. (Monday, FREE)

3. Strike a blow to gender inequality at the Way Station, where women pay only 77% of their total bar tab all night long, since women earn only 77¢ for every dollar a man earns. (Tuesday, FREE)

4. Dine outdoors in a Bed-Stuy garden at Flux Factory’s Apocalypse Chow, where the food will be cooked in a solar oven made from a repurposed steel drum. (Tuesday, FREE)

5. As if you would dream of missing SummerScreen’s showing of Clueless. (Wednesday, FREE)

6. Listen to the dulcet tones of a new outdoor music series, Brooklyn Nights, this week featuring Salt Cathedral and Stranger Cat. (Wednesday, FREE)

7. Honor your sweet tooth at the first of By Brooklyn’s weekly happy hours, this week featuring treats and cocktails by Rakka Chocolate. (Thursday, FREE)

8. Check out new Bed-Stuy venue Bar LunÁtico for a double album release show: Wharfer’s Acadia and Heavy Blonde’s Heatwave. (Thursday, FREE)

9. Submerge yourself at Tomato House’s Future Floor, an immersive exhibition that transforms the gallery into an underwater/galactic exploration vessel. (Friday, FREE)

10. Get far out at Brooklyn Wildlife’s 60s Psychedelica Dance Party, with performances by Ratchet by Nature, Stonehenge Parnhashnakovsky, Tattoo Money, and more. (Friday, $5)

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