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Top 10: The best cheap things to do in Brooklyn this week, lady raga edition

Falu will take you on a massive musical journey (#)
Falu & Co. will take you on a massive musical journey (#6)

1. Don’t think twice — it’s all right if you make your way over to C’mon Everybody for Monday Night Tribute: Dylan, with performances by 20 musicians including Maddy Wyatt, Shadow Monster, and Dillon Kondor. (Monday, C’mon Everybody, $10)

2. One of our very favorite Brooklyn lit events, Franklin Park Reading Series, is turning an incredible seven years old! They’ve put together a killer lineup to celebrate: Kelly Link, Alexander Chee, John Wray, Rachel Cantor, and Cote Smith. (Monday, Franklin Park, FREE)

3. There’s another entry in the comedy & artisanal booze combo: The Dan + Joe + Charles Show in a Williamsburg distillery. Comedians include Janeane Garofalo and Dave Hill; drinks include NY Distilling Co. gin and rye. (Tuesday, NY Distilling Co., FREE)

4. Immersive screening series Little Cinema returns with a remixing of cult classic Donnie Darko, live-scored by Black Lodge and introduced with a stream-of-consciousness vertical-animated short “PLUMB.” (Tuesday, House of Yes, $10)

5. Laugh hard for diversity at Brown Privilege Comedy, featuring Sasheer Zamata, Seaton Smith, Mike Lebovitz, Kenny Deforest, and Subhah Agarwal. (Wednesday, Friends & Lovers, FREE)

6. The always wonderful Brooklyn Raga Massive is focusing on its female members for International Women’s Month. Tonight’s show promises Hindustani vocals by Falu, Karavika’s “Raga Chamber Folk” string ensemble, and Camila Celin’s Devi Tribute. (Wednesday, Pioneer Works, $10)

7. Learn some important cultural history at a screening of the documentary Through a Lens Darkly, which explores the role of photography in shaping African American culture, followed by an art workshop with Adrienne Gaither. (Thursday, MoCADA, FREE)

8. Or get your holiday on at Griff & Joe’s St. Patrick’s Day Drunktacular, featuring comedians Mike Drucker, Nore Davis, and Henry Zebrowski, music by Jessica Delfino, and twists and turns by Amazing Amy, the world’s only contortionist who’s had two hip replacements. (Thursday, Union Hall, $8)

9. Take advantage of this lovely weather to get out and see some art during Greenpoint Gallery Night, with a dozen participating spots open til 10, including Brouwerij Lane, Booklyn, the Java Project, and Kayrock Screenprinting. (Friday, Greenpoint, FREE)

10. Check out the new show by some of the fabulous minds behind Live on Broadgay: Lake Homo High, a teen drama where everyone has a secret (which is apparently that they’re all gay). (Friday, Annoyance Theater, $10)

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