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Top 10: The best cheap things to do in Brooklyn this week, hip-hop exhibition edition

Levan Wright is gonna fancy up the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival (#10)
Levan Wright is gonna fancy up the Juice Hip-Hop Exhibition (#10)

1. Go your own way — right to C’mon Everybody for their monthly Monday Night Tribute. This month more than a dozen musicians will pay homage to the great Fleetwood Mac. (Monday, C’mon Everybody, $10)

2. Bring all your talents to the BYO Art & Open Mic: anyone can hang a piece on the wall or present a poem, story, song, or other work. Plus BBQ! (Monday, Living Gallery, $5)

3. Don’t get wet at the Society for the Advancement of Social Studies’ History of the High Seas, an evening of short funny lectures on pirates, the Battle of Midway, and the history of whaling. (Tuesday, The Bedford, FREE)

4. Embrace your masculine side at Dudes Bein’ Dudes Bein’ Dudes, a manly standup showcase with a twist: all the performers are ladies and gay dudes in “straight drag,” including Jess Salomon, Eman El Husseini, Lane Moore, and Kristin Seltman. (Tuesday, Over the Eight, FREE)

5. Start saying goodbye to this incarnation of the venerable art space Secret Project Robot at Rainbow Hugs & Kisses: A Doomsday Celebration, the very last art show at this location, promising huge murals, a psychedelic playground, and plenty of rainbow art. (Wednesday, Secret Project Robot, FREE)

6. Check the time before heading to the two-year anniversary of Not Quite Midnight, a talk show with comedy performances and conversations from Jo Firestone, Joe Pera, Ryan T Bennett, and Carmen Lagala, plus socially conscious hip-hop by Junior Assassin. (Wednesday, Littlefield, $5)

***Bonus event! Join Brokelyn and Think Olio for Dinner and a Movie, where top professors analyze a classic film, with drink specials. Tonight is Oceans 12. (Wednesday, Berg’n, $20)

7. Fête la France at a Bastille Day Poetry Party, with New Directions, NYRB Classics, and Archipelago Books presenting French verse in the courtyard. (Thursday, Community Bookstore, FREE)

8. Be enchanted at Celebrate Brooklyn’s presentation of The Triplets of Bellville, with the original score performed live by its composer Benoît Charest and his nine-piece Orchestre Terrible de Belleville. (Thursday, Prospect Park, FREE)

9. Have a scintillating time at Rock Your Sex Life, a combined sex-tip workshop and chocolate tasting co-presented by Babeland and Rakka. (Friday, Babeland Brooklyn, FREE)

10. Get up & get down at the Juice Hip-Hop Exhibition, an evening of dancers, beat-makers, DJs, MC, sneakerheads, and graffiti artists, from Your Old Droog to Kat Daddy Slim to Lavan Wright. (Friday, St. Ann’s Warehouse, $15)

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