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The 10 best cheap things to do this week, razzle dazzle edition

1. Join the conversation at Touchy Subjects: LGBTQ and #MeToo, where tough questions will be asked, such as what promise does the #MeToo movement hold to spotlight sexual assault and harassment toward vulnerable LGBTQ communities? With Meredith Talusan, Elle Hearns, Aaryn Lang, and Joseph Osmundson. (Monday, Brooklyn Historical Society, $5)

2. See some comedy that sparkles at Razzle Dazzle, a magical Monday night comedy show, featuring Rebecca V. O’Neal, Samantha Ruddy, Ryan Schutt, and more funny comedians. (Monday, Cape House, $5)

3. Perform in front of friends at Tuesday Night Open Mic, hosted by Joe Crow Ryan where all performers are welcomed and encouraged, so prepare your music, spoken word, poetry, performance art, dance, or comedy, anything goes in this “dojo of shamelessness.” (Tuesday, Little Skips, FREE)

4. Win cupcakes from Magnolia at the Sex & the City 20th Anniversary Show, the podcast where three grown men watch SATC for the first time ever, with a live reading of the iconic pilot followed by a lively discussion. (Tuesday, The Bell House, $15)

5. Live rich after attending 30 Things To Know About Money Before You’re 30 and gain a broad perspective on saving, spending, investing, credit and debt, covering techniques to increase your savings, tips to create better money habits, and more. (Wednesday, Brooklyn Brainery, $12)

6. Animate your evening at Animation Nights New York, a curated monthly screening event presenting animated short films and virtual reality animation experiences. (Wednesday, WeWork DUMBO, FREE)

7. Party under the Manhattan Bridge at Live at the Archway, featuring the magical musical stylings of Moscow-born Ljova and his band, plus a pop-up gallery an interactive art experience led by DUMBO-based artist Katie Hector. (Thursday, Archway under the Manhattan Bridge, FREE)

8. Keep the hustle going at The Freelance Life for a sit down with three successful freelancers to discuss the ins-and-outs of making a living, finding inspiration, and staying afloat in the ever-evolving world of New York City media. (Thursday, BRIC, FREE)

9. Take in some Williamsburg art history at Rise of the Shero – Vol. 4, an art show dedicated to Anne Herron who founded the very first commercial art gallery in Williamsburg in 1992, curated by the owner of Big Sky Works, and featuring female artists and many others who have performed or made artwork in Williamsburg over the years. (Friday, Cloud City, $5)

10. Surround yourself with bold colors at No One Sees You The Way I Do, a solo exhibition by Jillian Evelyn split up into 3 different rooms, each room features different music and a different color palette, utilizing full sensory engagement. (Friday, Superchief Gallery, FREE)

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