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

1. Encode yourself into Crypto Night for a night of live music from upcoming indie artists, with acts ranging from neo-soul and trap to hip-hop and R&B, with free drinks ’til you drink ’em all. (Monday, Bushwick Generator, FREE)

2. Laugh normally at Regular Comedy, an evening of laughs in a loading bay on the South Williamsburg waterfront featuring Roy Wood Jr, Sasheer Zamata, Tim Dillon, and hosted by David Drake. (Monday, Villain, $12)

3. End saggy sex jokes at A Conversation on Sex & Age where the panelists will each approach the world of sex and age from different disciplines and experiences and help to guide the conversation, bash stigmas, and bring aging sexuality to the forefront. (Tuesday, Dame HQ, FREE)

4. Not about that bass, it’s all about Treble Tuesdays 1 Year Anniversary, a weekly concert and networking event series designed to connect the next generation of music makers, are celebrating with a huge lineup including a performance by Wyclef Jean. Plus, an open bar! (Tuesday, House of Yes, $15-25)

5. These reboots were made for walking at All Female Reboot, where a sketch team presents their take on the all female reboots of popular male-dominated films, and stand-up from Anna Drezen and Aparna Nancherla. (Wednesday, Littlefield, $10)

6. Stand clear of the closing doors at Platform: Creative Musings on Mass Transit, an evening of simultaneous art installations, interactive music-making, dance performances, and improv scenes all set against the backdrop of a 1936 subway station. (Wednesday, NY Transit Museum, $15 includes one beer)

7. Get full of Brooklyn Eats, Brooklyn’s first and largest food and beverage trade show highlighting quality foods and beverages that are made locally, which include artisanal chocolates to zesty pickles. (Thursday, BKLYN Studios, $10)

8. Uncover Brooklyn history at The World’s Fair That Almost Was, & Other Stories of Marine Park, a lecture given by urban planner and historian Thomas J. Campanella that will focus on the largely forgotten history of Brooklyn’s Marine Park, and a campaign that eventually led to the 1939 New York World’s Fair. (Thursday, Hendrick I. Lott House, FREE)

9. Land a triple word score at Scrabble Night, where $5 gets you a reserved table and a drink to face an opponent (or a friend) in a rousing word game of Scrabble. (Friday, Bessie’s, $5)

10. There he go, there he go, to Peanut Butter Game Jam, where programmers are given 10 minutes to present their own custom video game that incorporates peanut butter, with an audience vote to determine who wins the grand prize of a jar of peanut butter. (Friday, Pete’s Candy Store, FREE)

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