Dance with your feels, plus 16 more free ways to cope with life this week

You've got feels, so take 'em out dancing
You’ve got feels, so take ’em out dancing

1. Learn how best to slay your enemies as Brooklyn Public Philosophers discuss why metaphors make good insults. (Monday)

2. See films about protecting elephants, the Galapagos, and pronghorn migration at Videology’s Wildlife Conservation Film Night. (Monday)

3. Get a Fresh Perspective on comedy with the likes of Anna Drezen, Aparna Nancherla and Tim Racine at Muchmore’s. (Monday)

4. Your New Year’s resolution collapsed, it happens. Just embrace it with some BackFat Comedy. (Tuesday)

5. Bring your stories, jokes, poems and songs to open mic at Kings County Bar. (Wednesday)

6. Bitches Brew has gathered up a pretty mean lineup for their anniversary show. (Wednesday)

7. Bring every one of your feels to Passenger Bar for Cry & Wine: A Party for Your Feelings. (Wednesday)

8. Or if you don’t feel like crying, Navi Singh will be singing upbeat pop rock at The Living Room. (Wednesday)

9. Learn about old-timey New York and eat free popcorn as The Diamond screens Ric Burns’ New York: A Documentary. (Wednesday)

10. The Greenlight Poetry Salon is meeting in Fort Greene, and it’s a good thing, because it’s time you either got or pretended to have some culture. (Wednesday)

11. Learn to use natural dyes on synthetic fibers at Textile Arts Center, but try not to abuse your new skill by tie-dying everything in reach. (Thursday)

12. Community Bookstore is launching two new Silvina Ocampo translations with a celebration of Argentine literature. (Thursday)

13. Pete’s Candy Store hosts authors Sarah Gerard and Michael Coffey, where they’ll read from their work and maybe be your friend. (Thursday)

14. Hear some indie soul from Bridge City Hustle before they head off on tour around the country. (Friday)

15. Improv group The Spin Doctors act out scenes as storytellers present them at TALEspin. (Friday)

16. Two DJs representing Studio 54 and Motown are going head to head to see which white boy can truly play that funky music. (Friday)

17. See the magic that is a movie starring Jean Claude Van-Damme and Dennis Rodman as a group of comedians take Double Team apart live. (Friday)

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