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The 10 best cheap things to do this week, ravishing revue edition

Be ravished by Jezebel Express (#3)
Be ravished by Jezebel Express (#4) (pic by slipperroom/Flickr)

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

1. Laugh at illustrated jokes at the Picture This Two-Year Anniversary, where comedy from Jon Glaser, Phoebe Robinson, Jo Firestone, and Seaton Smith gets animated in real time by Bryan Brinkman, Dan Pinto, Victoria Montes, and more. (Monday, Bell House, $8)

2. Score some sweet spring duds at Thrift On, where you can “shop” your heart out at a plethora of free clothing rummage tables while DJ Shakey spins a soundtrack. (Monday, The Keep, FREE)

3. Hear a slew of bitchy screeds at Las Culturistas: I Don’t Think So, Honey, where 50 comedians, including Anna Drezen, Alise Morales, Mo Fry Pasic, Phoebe Robinson, and Julio Torres, go off for one minute each about something they hate. (Tuesday, Littlefield, $8)

4. Celebrate a year of love and nudity at The Fuck You Revue Anniversary: We Are One, with burlesque and performance art from Jo Boobs, Darlinda Just Darlinda, Jezebel Express, Qualms Galore, Peter Aguero, and many more. (Tuesday, Bizarre, $10 suggested)

5. Femme it up for Women’s History Month at BAE // wo:man, a “celebration of the divine feminine” with a slew of artists, artisans, musicians, and performers including Jypsy Jeyfree, Uruguay Band, The Art Rising, BreadxButta, Cult of Hope, and much more. (Wednesday, Lot 45, $10 suggested)

6. Attend a very unique writing workshop at On the Same Page, where the NY Writers Coalition provides poems by writers incarcerated at Rikers, on which anyone can write comments meant to “respond, uplift, and encourage.” (Wednesday, Brooklyn Commons, FREE)

7. Delight in a melding of two musical worlds at Punk Island vs. Porch Stomp, where punk and bluegrass bands go head-to-head to raise funds for Make Music New York, featuring Bears of Alaska, Castle Black, Fort Vine, and more. (Thursday, Hank’s Saloon, $10)

8. Go ape at Kevin Geeks Out: Monkey Madness, a video variety show about monkeys in movies, including gorillas vs. Nazis, women in monkey love, chimps in horror flicks, and the use of monkeys in art-house cinema and propaganda films. (Thursday, Nitehawk Cinema, $16)

9. Learn how to make a difference at Realtalk: Creativity for Positive Change, a conversation about the intersection of creativity and commerce with art directors, designers, and social media consultants: Julia Guo, David Everly, Caroline Matthews, and Lanna Apisukh. (Friday, Brooklyn Central, FREE)

10. Protect independent theatre at Selfish Green Men Save the Annoyance, a musical in which Danny and Andrew take to the streets of New York City and encounter crazy characters in a quest to save the theatre. (Friday, The Annoyance, $10)

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