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The 10 best cheap things to do this week, winter solstice edition

1. Vibe with videos at Talks Back, Pt. 2 featuring video works by female artists who show the need for the narratives of intersectional feminism in the mainstream media we consume every day. (Monday, Spectacle Theater, $5)

2. Flex your brain at Trivia Adventure, a trivia night that asks you questions in all categories you’re likely to know (except for sports). (Monday, C’mon Everybody, FREE)

3. Risk it all at RISK!’s Holiday Show “where people tell true stories they never thought they’d dare to share in public,” hosted by Kevin Allison, featuring Jo Firestone, Robin Gelfenbein, and more. (Tuesday, Littlefield, $15)

4. Rock your uglies at the Heavy Metal Ugly Sweater Party with holiday specials and egg nog, hot cider and cranberry margaritas to get you in the spirit. (Tuesday, Lucky 13 Saloon, FREE)

5. Be charmed by Jean & John‘s variety show. They have a spinning wheel, fate will determine topics they discuss and there’ll be a surprise guest. (Wednesday, The Bell House, $15)

6. Support emerging artists at Holiday RAWk 2017, bringing together Brooklyn creatives with brand new talent in the fields of music, hair, makeup, fashion, performance, photography, visual art, and accessories. (Wednesday, Brooklyn Bazaar, $22)

7. Have a spud shindig at the French Fry Party where you’ll get a free order of fries and a free fountain drink with advance registration. (Thursday, Burgrito’s, FREE)

8. Dance like nobody’s watching at PAT Holigay, hosted by JD Sampson. It’s a party for anyone from anywhere wearing anything and loving who they want. (Thursday, Union Pool, FREE)

9. Yuk it up at the Actually Funny Holiday Stand Up hosted by John Ajodah and featuring actually funny comedians Tobin Miller, Jeff Greenspan, Patrick Haggerty and more. (Friday, Bar Uni, FREE)

10. Christmas is All Around at the Love, Actually Drinking Game where you can quote, drink and sing along to the movie, with music cues, outlandish coincidence, drink specials and more. (Friday, Videology, $12)

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