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The 10 best cheap things to do in Brooklyn this week, short-week edition

Don't be too tied up to see Nelson Lugo the Charming Trickster (#10)
Don’t be too tied up to catch Nelson Lugo the Charming Trickster (#10)

1. Have a damn fine cup of coffee, some cherry pie, and breakfast for dinner at Twin Peaks Tuesday, when Butter & Scotch transforms into the Double R Diner. Free Jell-O shots for anyone in costume! (Tuesday, Butter & Scotch, FREE)

2. Listen to an international roster of virtuosic singers at the Resonant Bodies Festival, three nights of innovative contemporary vocal artists. Opening night features soprano Julia Bullock, Ethiopian-born Swedish improviser Sofia Jernberg, and lyric soprano Alice Teyssier. (Tuesday, Roulette, $20)

3. See such stuff as dreams are made on at Torn Out Theater’s all-female, mostly nude production of The Tempest: “a celebration of body freedom and freedom of expression.” (Wednesday to Saturday, Prospect Park, FREE)

4. Get boozy with crayons at Coloring Club Drink & Draw, with coloring pages, designed by Brooklyn artists, full of drag queens, ’90s nostalgia, presidential candidates, and more. (Wednesday, Berg’n, $5)

5. Be a part of the performance at Notes on Belonging to Boundaries, an immersive participatory declaration to live unbound by social constructions, self-doubt, and fear. (Wednesday, FiveMyles, FREE)

6. Diversify your fashion at dapperQ’s iD: A Queer New York Fashion Week Show, featuring the work of LGBTQ designers exploring gender diversity and fashion as a means of resistance. (Thursday, Brooklyn Museum, FREE)

7. Hear a lot of jokes about baby poop at Sh!t Show, with a roster of comedians who are also parents: Ophira Eisenberg, Emily Flake, Kate Tellers, Nick Stevens, Adira Amram, and more. (Thursday, Union Hall, $8)

8. Have the time of your life at the Dirty Dancing End of Summer Bash, with DJ PSYCHOdelic spinning rock and soul from the ’50s and ’60s, plus a Dirty Dance-Off, “I Carried a Watermelon” frozen margaritas, movie trivia, and more. (Thursday, Our Wicked Lady, FREE)

9. Stuff your face while look at art at the second annual TasteMakers Food & Art Exhibit, with work by emerging and established artists who portray food in their work, plus actual food from local restaurants and chefs. (Friday, Court Tree Collective, FREE)

10. Watch some wild acts while helping out those in need at Emergency Vaudeville, a Louisiana flood relief benefit with 100 percent of the proceeds going to Together Baton Rouge, starring Tanya Gagne, Pinkie Special, Nelson Lugo, Hilary Chaplain, and more. (Friday, Big Sky Works, $20)

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