Top 10: The best cheap things to do in Brooklyn this week, funny twins edition

You'll be seeing double - four Lucas Brothers! via Facebook
You’ll be seeing double – four Lucas Brothers! (#5) via Facebook

1. Learn about the lasting legacy of Malcolm X in Brooklyn, from establishing a Muslim mosque to supporting local businesses, from the Brooklyn Historical Society’s oral historian Zaheer Ali. (Monday, FREE)

2. Or celebrate another social activist, Grace Lee Boggs, at new Bushwick activist center Mayday Space, which will host an evening of pasta, puppets, and performance in her honor. (Monday, $5–$15 suggested)

3. There are (sob!) only a few more chances to enjoy Cameo Gallery before the doors are shut forever on 11/21. Tonight, Wild Honey Pie presents Fare Bee Well, with Diet Cig, Such Hounds, Tropic of Pisces, and LAUV. (Tuesday, $10)

4. Internet-etiquette podcast Important Shit That Doesn’t Matter is celebrating its 50th episode by doing the show live at Over the Eight. Bring your most pressing questions to be answered by guests Mary Houlihan, Ben Warheit, and Nathan Yaffe, plus hosts Ian Adams and Alise Morales. (Tuesday, FREE)

5. Get your laughs for a good cause at Stand Up for Bernie Sanders, with funny stuff from Ted Alexandro, the Lucas Brothers, Sasheer Zamata, Michelle Wolf, and many more. (Wednesday, $10)

6. Support diversity and also skin at C’mon Everybody with Shades of Burlesque, NYC’s only all-black revue. Hosted by Sweet Lorraine and featuring Clementine Dandy, Genie Adagio, Joyce LeeAnn, and more. (Wednesday, $15)

7. The Creators Collective, a nonprofit focused on presenting interdisciplinary work in nonconventional spaces, presents BAIT, showcasing dance performances from six choreographers and a team of composers. (Thursday, $10)

8. Whereas MUFF Society is a feminist film series that celebrates “girly” movies, and tonight they’ll be screening But I’m a Cheerleader, complete with themed prizes and a cheerleader photobooth. (Thursday, $7)

9. Celebrate five years of Argos Books, an independent press focusing on poetry and translation, at Wendy’s Subway, with readings by Safiya Sinclair, Marina Blitshteyn, and Paige Ackerson-Kiely. (Friday, FREE)

10. Or get even geekier at Nerd Nite, with lectures on the history of James Bond’s gadgets, a cultural history of bed bugs, and an evolutionary perspective on large bosoms. (Friday, $10)

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