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The 10 best things to do this week, country music edition

1. Go down the rabbit hole at Psychoactives for Plebs, relatable and informative discussions on substance use for non-psychonauts and average people who don’t read Erowid in their spare time. (Monday, Caffeine Underground, FREE)

2. Dance on a school night at Eso, DJ Dirtyfinger and Dj Reaganomics bring you hot sounds every week, playing Latin heat, global beats, salsa, dancehall, merengue, reggae ton, and much more. (Monday, Bembe, FREE)

3. Make it work at The Future of Fashion: Retail vs. E-Commerce and discuss how designers are coping with the changing times in fashion and learn about selling to buyers, negotiating with wholesalers and how to get your brand into boutiques and popular retailers. (Tuesday, Brooklyn Public Library, FREE)

4. Be slow and steady at Drunken Jenga, and prove you’ve got what it takes to be the Drunken Jenga Master and win an hour of free drinks to share with three friends, plus other goodies for runners up. (Tuesday, Clinton Hall, FREE)

5. Grab your pocket balls for Pocketmon: A Parody Musical a journey into the dark and zany world of Soot Snag’em as he is supported by his fiercely loyal friends and faces off against the homicidal Team Sprocket. (Wednesday, Crystal Lake Brooklyn,

6. Appreciate another culture at Nepalese Music Night, and enjoy a night of traditional Nepalese music with superstar Bimal Dangi on vocals, and Nhuchhe Narayan Dangol on percussion, who has been active with the Dance Theater of Nepal for over two decades. (Wednesday, Bunna Cafe, FREE with dinner)

7. Put the art in party at E-Prime, the opening of Nyssa Frank’s solo art show, with live performances and poems by the artist and other readers. (Thursday, Flowers For All Occasions, FREE)

8. Repent for your sins at The Sinner’s Kit Kat Cabaret, an evening of dance, drag, flesh, and sin, featuring Angelica Sundae, Chartruice Morgan, Junior Mint, and more, hosted by Vic Sin. (Thursday, The Vault in Brooklyn, $10 suggested)

9. Enjoy a show by Alexandra Bachzetsis: Escape Act, where her practice unfolds at the intersection of dance, performance, the visual arts and theater, generating a conflation of the spaces in which the body, as an artistic and critical apparatus, can manifest. (Thurs-Fri, Pioneer Works, $15)

10. Save a horse, ride a cowboy at Yeehaw! A Pop Country Dance Party, a party celebrating country going pop, with lots of current stars and old classics, so dress your best so they can’t say you ain’t country. (Friday, Brooklyn Bowl, $10)

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