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The 10 best cheap things to do in Brooklyn this week, fierce edition

Get fierce with HaraJuku Queen (#10)
Get fierce with HaraJuku Queen (#10)

[Ed note: Reminder, we now have a separate roundup for activism-focused events, which we encourage you to check out here. If you just need diversion for your week, read on.]

1. Freak out in some strange corners of the internetz at D E E P, Chris Osborn’s curated night of weird and wild web videos, described as a “public internet K-hole.” (Monday, Videology, FREE)

2. Get wasted while gaming at Super Trashed Bros East, where comedians, merrymakers, and the audience battle each other at video games while also battling their own inebriation. (Monday, Way Station, FREE)

3. Participate in a vibrant discussion at A Community Conversation About Culture in Brooklyn, helping NYC develop its first-ever New York City Cultural Plan. (Tuesday, BRIC, FREE)

4. See some wacky stuff at the Ophira & Adira Variety Show, with standup by Becky Yamamoto, storytelling by Mike Albo, and magic by Matthew Holtzclaw. (Tuesday, Union Hall, $8)

5. Fall into fantasy at Little Cinema’s immersive screening of Neverending Story, featuring performances by Hybrid Movement Company, Gladys Lazer, Eckszooberante, and CHNNLS. (Wednesday, House of Yes, $15)

6. Meet some new funny faces at Comedians You Should Know, starring Dan Soder, Jo Firestone, Sydnee Washington, Mike Lebovitz, and Saurin Choksi. (Wednesday, The Gutter, FREE)

7. Give some space to verse at There’s Always Room for Poetry, an exhibition and reading by the Sweet Action Poetry Collective. (Thursday, Five Myles, FREE)

8. Wander through a world of art at Dumbo First Thursday, with 14 galleries across the neighborhood open late, from Smack Mellon to Klompching Gallery to Creativebloch. (Thursday, DUMBO, FREE)

9. Stay up late for live talk-show Not Quite Midnight, featuring several dynamic duos including Petey Deabreau and Mike Denny, Martin Urbano and Kelsey Caine, and Chris Donahue and Mo Fry Pasic. (Friday, Pine Box Rock Shop, FREE)

10. Find out who’s the fairest miss(ter) of them all at Mr(s) Bk Round 1, with sass, struts, and serious competition from HaraJuku Queen, Defacto Obsolete, Zalika Parsons, Hayden Harker, and many more. (Friday, Macri Park, FREE)

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