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

1. Soil yourself at Intro to Urban Agriculture Models, where you’ll investigate various urban agriculture projects, discussing benefits and drawbacks to each, and hear about what opportunities exist to engage further in this emerging field. (Monday, AgTech X, $39)

2. Right is wrong at Left Breast Comedy Hour, a fun and flirty feminist stand up show talking about sugar daddies to boob hairs, finding what is funny in all the sexy and awkward parts of the post #MeToo world. (Monday, Knitting Factory, FREE)

3. Brag about it at UnHumble: How to Stop Playing Small and Be a Badass, an interactive and improv-based workshop that will help you feel more confident, stop feeling bad about talking about your accomplishments and get you ready to jump into your next big risk and adventure. (Tuesday, Brooklyn Brainery, $40)

4. See a mix of performances at 2nd Tuesdays, with informal, salon-style gatherings for artist friends, colleagues, and other arts appreciators. Featuring meditation, virtuoso violin pieces, experimental music, and more. (Tuesday, Mothership NYC, FREE)

5. Make new fiends at Paranormal Social, a public mixer with presentations on mentalism, psychometry, “On Cannabis Through the Ages,” and more hosted by the Brooklyn Paranormal Society. (Wednesday, Colony 274, FREE)

6. Yuk it up at Black Guys and celebrate their 1 year anniversary of comedy featuring The Reformed Whores, Quan D. Wiggins, Brian Parise, and more (Wednesday, Starr Bar, FREE)

7. Buy a vowel at Dr. Gameshow, where Jo Firestone and Manolo Moreno bring their cult-favorite podcast live where audience members will compete by playing listener-created games to win a special prize. (Thursday, Union Hall, $10)

8. Get into the mind of an artist at Brooklyn Talks: Hank Willis Thomas, where Hank will talk with art historian, author, and curator Dr. Kellie Jones about his new book which surveys Thomas’s prolific and extraordinary interdisciplinary career. (Thursday, Brooklyn Museum, $16)

9. Deconstruct the funny at Good One: A Podcast About Jokes, a podcast about jokes and the people who tell them, where a comedian will give one of their jokes and then break it down. (Friday, Union Hall, $15)

10. Swing the night away at Brooklyn Swings: Pizza Night where you’ll learn a short solo routine in a group, and the instructor will be available afterward to answer any further dancing questions while dancing the rest of the night. (Friday, 231 Ainslie Street, $5-15)

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