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

1. It feels so good to be bad. Enjoy a a lively discussion and look at the symbols and meanings in the Bad Girl deck. Skelly’s deck synthesizes her inspirations of b-movies, psychedelia, horror, and European erotica, and Caswell’s readings will help introduce you to the Bad Girl spirit. (Monday, Catland, FREE)

2. Bust a move at MASHT NYC. Groove to deep, trippy, creepy, spooky techno. (Monday, Jupiter Disco, FREE)

3. Dinner plans? A Potluck for the Dead invites those who have lost friends and family to cook and bring a food item to a potluck in which the dead will be honored alongside their favorite meals, interspersed with readings, screenings, and conversations on the meaning of food, memory, and loss. (Tuesday, Sunview Lunchnet, donation based)

4. Check out some new music. Tulipa Ruiz heads to Brooklyn for an intimate performance offering the chance to witness Tulipa’s multifaceted talent as a composer, singer, and performer. (Tuesday, National Sawdust, $20)

5. Partied out? Enjoy Trivia Night on Halloween. Expect categories to be various, beer innumerable, arancine aplenty. Expect Halloween decorations and we will hopefully deliver! Win beer! Win food! Expect some surprises. (Wednesday, Archestratus Books + Foods, FREE)

6. Celebrate the season of the witch with a Flapperhouse Halloween Reading. Hear readings from poets and writers Alibi Jones, Joanna C. Valente, Cooper Wilhelm, and more. (Wednesday, Pacific Standard, FREE)

7. Honor the dead. Join Catland for an intimate celebration of those who have gone before us as we set a table for the Witch’s Supper as an act of honor and veneration to our Mighty and Beloved Dead. Food and drink will be provided, however it is customary to contribute to the table. This could be a home made dish, flowers, candles, wreaths, etc. The more the merrier! (Thursday, Catland, donation based)

8. Go WITH, a mini-festival featuring new commissions and works by iconoclast composers Annea Lockwood, Ashlely Fure, Felipe Lara, and Wadada Leo Smith. (Thursday, Issue Project Room, $15)

9. Dance it up at An 80s vs 90s Dance & Pop Party. Come celebrate the beautiful lives and music of David Bowie, Michael Jackson, Prince, Whitney Houston, Madonna, Queen, Elton John, TLC, Spice Girls, Fugees, No Doubt and much, much, much more! (Friday, Lot 45, FREE)

10. Come out after dark at Opening Night: Smorgasburg x VICE Night Market. here’ll be music by Ron Like Hell DJ and DJ Fantasy Man (of Academy Record Annex), food, vendors, t-shirt screen printing, and more. (Friday, Villain, FREE)

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