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The 10 best cheap things to do this week, eyeworks edition

1. Meet and/or greet at Meet Pelosi’s Replacement Shahid Buttar and learn how, after replacing Nancy Pelosi as San Francisco’s voice in the House, Shahid will join the Squad in Congress to build the consensus for Medicare For All and a Green New Deal. (Monday, X Marks the Loft, FREE)

2. Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the cult classic DOGMA: A Shakespearian Adaptation of Biblical Proportions, taking the Kevin Smith film and turning it into a Shakespearian stage show like no other. (Monday, The Way Station, $?)

3. Compute the music with Neil Rolnick: Journey’s End, and see the pioneer of the use of computers in musical performance for an evening of new pieces with a pianist and dancers/choreographers. (Tuesday, Roulette, $18-25)

4. See a cross between cinema and smut at Pass the Porn: A Cinematic Social Experiment, featuring a curation of indie erotic films with an underlying theme and panel for discussion, and this time the focus is on food. (Tuesday, House of Yes, $30+)

5. Be animated at the Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation, an annual festival that showcases abstract animation and unconventional character animation. (Wednesday, Pioneer Works, $15)

6. Get your giggle on at Lookers Comedy, a new stand up comedy show this week featuring Tom Thakkar, Maddy Smith, Danny Stratton, and more funnies to make you laugh. (Wednesday, Branded Saloon, FREE)

7. Better them than you at Mortified, a comic excavation of teen angst artifacts (journals, letters, poems, lyrics, home movies, stories and more) as shared by their original authors before total strangers. (Thursday, Littlefield, $12)

8. Bulk up for winter at Herbs for Winter Immunity, and discuss immunity in a broad context, and learn general approaches, preparations, and formulas that stimulate, modulate, suppress and tone immune system for optimal winter health. (Thursday, Anima Mundi Apothecary, $40)

9. Hear songs and stories at A Night of Music and Storytelling with Alsarah & the Nubatones, featuring storytelling and “East African Retro-Pop” music inspired by modern migrations and cultural exchanges from the bandleader and ethnomusicologist. (Friday, Brooklyn Historical Society, $10)

10. Check out new art and a new spot at Paradice Palase Members Exhibition, and support the work PP does in our arts community with the opening of the show to inaugurate their new gallery space. (Friday, Paradice Palase, FREE)

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