Photoville’s back, plus 15 other free things to do this week

We guess the view's ok
We guess the view’s ok

1. The comics at Brooklyn, Stand Up!! won’t bully you into standing up, which is more than we can say for some entertainers out there. (Monday)

2. Enable a bunch of comedians as they glorify times they’ve been complete jerks at ASS: Antagonistic Storytelling Series. (Monday)

3. There’s so much going on for the Brooklyn Book Festival that they had to spread it out over a week. (Monday – Friday)

4. Break down the definition of street art with Brooklyn Public Philosophers. (Tuesday)

5. You have a solid reason to go out drinking and talk to no one at this Silent Reading Party. (Tuesday)

6. Manifesto’s comedy uprising is taking over the People’s Republic of Brooklyn. (Tuesday)

7. Comedy at Alligator Lounge has free pizza! (Tuesday)

8. Hamilton Nolan, the internet’s premier hater and squats expert, is going to be at reading series Animal Farm at Over the Eight, along with fellow Gakwerite Leah Finnegan and Hollywood historian Anne Helen Petersen. (Tuesday)

9. O.N.A. Boutique has wine and cupcakes to help you with all that hard shopping. (Wednesday)

10. If you’ve got a hankering for some experimental silent film clips accompanied by obscure vinyl soul, has Nitehawk Cinema got the film series for you. (Wednesday)

11. Head to WORD for a reading of The Family Hightower and hear about the criminal underworld all over the globe. (Wednesday)

12. Photoville is back at Brooklyn Bridge Park with over 50 exhibitions in and out of those repurposed shipping containers. (Thursday)

13. Rough Draft lets artists freestyle according to the music their DJs provide. (Thursday)

14. Hear some authors’ work and talk about why they’re still writing at Publishing Our Private Worlds, part of the Brooklyn Book Festival. (Friday)

15. chashama Open Studios at the Brooklyn Army Terminal gives you a chance to visit over 85 studios, get a tour of the buildings, and see a fire-breathing costume artist. (Friday)

16. Cool Show (not lame) is one promising comedy night. (Friday)

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