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The 10 best cheap things to do this week, something wicked edition

1. Make sure you’re covered with the Legal Basics Every Artist Should Know, where a lawyer explains how to make money and stay protected as an artist, and you’ll about contracts, LLCs, copyrights, and trademarks. (Monday, Powrplnt, $10 suggested)

2. You just might learn something at Next Slide Please: A Powerpoint Comedy Show, where comedians prepare and deliver PowerPoint presentations about whatever subject they want, like composing commercial jingles or self-treatment for an eyelid disease. (Monday, Pine Box Rock Shop, FREE)

3. Get the facts at The Science of Climate Change and join a scientist to learn about the science behind climate change and explore the ideas and present tools to help understand these interactions and related uncertainties. (Tuesday, Biotech Without Borders, FREE)

4. Endowho? Endowhat? Documentary Screening about endometriosis, one of the world’s most common and debilitating diseases, with Sarah Quinn, Rebecca Pronsky, and Jessy Caron and Rebekah Frank from Welcome To My Vagina Podcast. (Tuesday, Threes Brewing, $12)

5. Leave your bats at home for Goth Nacht: A Night Devoted to Goth Culture, a nightlong celebration of all things goth, with an interview the founder of Propaganda Magazine delving into the inspiration, motivation, controversy, and legacy of Propaganda. (Wednesday, Kickstarter, FREE w/RSVP)

6. Embrace the unusual at Mothmeister “Postmortem Fairy Tales,” where through their eerie, imaginary postmortem fairy tales they portray a series of masked, grotesque characters – often accompanied by stuffed animals and a variety of curiosa from their private collection. (Wednesday, House of Wax Bar, $25)

7. Try not to die at Little Cinema Presents: Scream for an immersive night of horror during a screening of Scream, with accompanying performances and interactive crowd engagement just in time for Halloween. (Thursday, Brooklyn Museum, $25)

8. Celebrate life at Wunderkammer: A Taxidermy Showcase and Competition, as the most innovate taxidermy artists fill you with awe and wonder as they showcase their most creative creatures in a competition that awards the beautiful and bizarre. (Thursday, The Bell House, $10-12)

9. Shop for ghosts and ghouls at Fascination Street Halloween Market and grab some last minute Halloween-y accessories and looks for all types of styles from punk to kawaii, plus jewelry, art, oddities, and more. (Friday, Brooklyn Bazaar, FREE)

10. Add some variety to your Halloween with Pop-Up or Shut-Up, where host Brett Savaglio pays homage to all things spooky and hallowed, with comedy, live music to dance to, a costume contest, and special guests taking the stage. (Friday, Starr Bar, $7-10)


Poster art in collaboration with Miss V & Greenpointers

Plus, check out the Greenpointers Boo!-tee-ful Samhain Fall Market this Sunday (10/28)! Enjoy all things spooky, scary, and handcrafted. On Sunday October 28, 2018 Greenpointers is celebrating the end of harvest and welcoming the winter solstice with an otherworldly Samhain themed market. Browse local vendors, creative crafters, makers of food, art, crafts, jewelry, pottery, and get down to live music, eat sweet treats, and imbibe autumnal drinks. (Sunday, Greenpoint Loft at 67 West St, FREE, 1-7 pm)

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