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

1. Open your eyes for Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation, an annual curated festival that showcases abstract animation and unconventional character animation. (Monday, Pioneer Works, $15)

2. Two is better than one at Queers ‘N Peers Variety Show, showcasing pairs of LGBTQ artists and allies in different performance disciplines, from music to drag and beyond, raising money organizations centered on queer and trans rights and socioeconomic justice. (Monday, Pine Box Rock Shop, $5-10)

3. No blindfold needed for Trivia in the Dark, where you’ll compete for a bar tab with video and audio trivia clues, hear a fun guest lecture, and show off your useless knowledge about dark histories and our dystopian future(s). (Tuesday, Friends & Lovers, FREE)

4. See how the rules are changing at The Hyperlegible City: A Roundtable Discussion, and discuss public spaces and transportation in a conversation about technological innovation and what rules are being bent, ignored or blatantly disregarded to improve our way of life. (Tuesday, Urban-X, FREE)

5. Peek back at Brooklyn’s history in Remembering the 70s and 80s: A Bygone Brooklyn, which discuss images captured in photographer Larry Racioppo’s new book that tells the story of a gritty borough all but lost today, and the art of street photography. (Wednesday, Brooklyn Historical Society, $10)

6. Learn something new (maybe) at Drunk Science Presents: Sex, a live show where three intoxicated comedians compete to present the best scientific dissertation to a real scientist, this time with everyone’s favorite theme: sex. (Wednesday, Littlefield, $5)

7. Keep an open mind for EthnoGraphic: The Premiere, a monthly POC-centric variety show about doing more than expected that make you laugh, cry, think, squirm, and engage with performers in a ride you aren’t expecting. (Thursday, Eris Evolution, $15)

8. Try your luck at Character Roulette, where each comedian on the show has only one week to write an original set of jokes for a different member of the cast, with musical guest Feminarchy. (Thursday, Vital Joint, $5)

9. See how they do it during Everyday Decisions, where Jo Firestone hosts a live comedy talk show where special guest comedians, musicians, children, and friends discuss how they make their everyday decisions. (Friday, Union Hall, $7-10)

10. Bring a memento to the Feast for the Ancestors, an intimate celebration of those who have gone before, setting a table for the Witch’s Supper as an act of honor and veneration to our beloved dead. (Friday, Catland, $20)


Don’t miss it: Brooklyn Whiskey & Spirits Fest Comes to Greenpoint! Get $30 Off! (Sat, 12/1)

Try over 100 Styles of Whiskey and Craft Spirits this Saturday, December 1, 2018 at the Brooklyn Whiskey Fest right here in the Brooklyn Expo Center (72 Noble Street)!

Brokelyn readers get a super duper special discount of $30 OFF. From American Kentucky bourbons to Japanese Whiskies, get to know more about whiskies directly from the experts for an ultimate tour of whiskey.

And if whiskey isn’t your drink of choice, there will also be a variety of spirits like Mexican Tequila, Russian Vodka and more! Plus visitors will enjoy plenty of entertainment including live music, interactive games, amazing vendors & food for purchase.

Two great sessions to choose from don’t miss out on the biggest Whiskey Festival in Greenpoint!
Session 1: 2-5pm
Session 2: 6:30-9:30pm

Reserve your space here and just use the code BROKELYN to get $30 off your tickets!

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