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The 10 best cheap things to do this week, air guitar edition

1. Go from glitter to grit at The Tea on Brooklyn’s Prismatic LGBTQ Nightlife about activist dance scenes that sometimes explode into national media phenomena, and all have a story to tell. (Monday, Brooklyn Historical Society, $10)

2. Laugh Star Wars (A Comedy Show), a night of free comedy in Williamsburg featuring Bardia Salimi, Rachel Kaly, Sarah Lazarus, and many more. (Monday, Kinfolk, FREE)

3. Do like Andy Warhol did at Blotted Line Printing & Bookmaking Workshop where students will learn blotted line monoprinting which combines drawing and printing, and learn pamphlet stitch binding to compile the works into a small artists’ book. (Tuesday, $25, Booklyn)

4. Gay capitalist nonsense will ensue at Can I Ask You Something? where you’ll watch comedians pitch why they should get paid by big businesses during pride month, the month of rainbow merch. (Tuesday, 61 Local, FREE)

5. Keep those balls loose for Pop! A Bingo Party: Drag Race Edition, and play bingo with a pop-culture twist, and in between rounds there’ll be clips and mini-games to give you power-ups for the next round. (Wednesday, Parklife, $2 per card)

6. Make sure you’re in tune at the Air Guitar Championships and witness some of NY’s best air guitarists battle it out to to represent Brooklyn in the US qualifier to Finland. Part rock show, part comedy act, part spectacle. (Wednesday, Saint Vitus Bar, $5)

7. Take back your Thursday night at Emo Night, NY’s longest running monthly DJ night, playing the best in old school emo, punk & post-hardcore from the 90’s through the 2010’s, with requests welcome. (Thursday, Gold Sounds, FREE)

8. Hear it all at I Want to Break Free, a storytelling show with the theme for this month is for all the fans of Queen, I Want To Break Free, featuring Danny Artese, Nina Lesiga, Valentina Ortiz, and Tracey Starin. (Thursday, The Nest, FREE)

9. See how much you remember at A 90’s Themed Trivia Night, where there will be various categories about different topics from the 90s over three rounds and a lightning round, but only one epic trophy. (Friday, Archestratus Books & Foods, FREE)

10. Cast a wider net at Intro to Practical Spellwriting, and explore how a mastery of correspondences, symbolism, and historical reference text can help inform your spellwork and lead to more comprehensive, informed, and effective spell writing practices. (Friday, Catland, $15)

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