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

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Celebrate the anniversary of Bowl Train with Talib Kweli (#8)

1. Prove that all this sun hasn’t started to atrophy your brain at the launch of Nerd Nite’s Sunset Trivia, which will be weekly on Tuesdays all the way until the unthinkable happens and summer draws to a close. (Tuesday, Lizzmonade, $5)

2. Remember the Greatest at Little Cinema’s remixed screening of When We Were Kings, a documentary of Muhammad Ali’s 1974 fight against George Foreman, which will be turned into “live mixed-media art” by El Chico Blanco and AV DJ CHNNLS. (Tuesday, House of Yes, $10)

3. See some big belugas (hopefully) at the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s Whales in the Harbor tour. (Wednesday, Brooklyn Bridge Park, $10)

4. Get your chuckles at the Harriet comedy show to benefit Newtown Action Alliance, with yucks from Ilana Glazer, Judah Friedlander, Gary Gulman, Kate Berlant, and JP McDade. (Wednesday, Littlefield, $10)

5. Immerse yourself in burlesque, boylesque, and drag at Lip Service, starring Madame Vivien V, Clara Beaux, and Vic Sin, with music by Amber and the Wolf. (Wednesday, Hell Phone, $10 suggested)

***Bonus event! Join Brokelyn and Think Olio for Dinner and a Movie, where top professors analyze a classic film, with drink specials. Tonight is Barton Fink, part 2. (Wednesday, Berg’n, $20)

6. Show that you believe at Flying Saucers Are Real, an evening of extraterrestrial show and tell with writers Mark Jacobson and Jack Womack. (Thursday, Morbid Anatomy Museum, $8)

7. Have some twang with your giggles at Up n’ Coming, a comedy variety show hosted by Reformed Whores, with guests Nick Turner, Erik Bergstrom, Amber Nelson, and Anna Drezen. (Thursday, Cobra Club, FREE)

8. Celebrate seven grand years of Brooklyn Bowl at the seventh Anniversary Bowl Train, featuring Talib Kweli DJing into the night. (Thursday, Brooklyn Bowl, $7)

9. Feel the togetherness at You Are Not Alone, a night of storytelling with Mara Wilson, Alyssa Limperis, and May Wilkerson to benefit Mental Health awareness organization Project UROK. (Friday, Industry City, $10)

10. Be manly at It’s a Guy Thing, where comediennes Mitra Jouhari, Catherine Cohen, and Patti Harrison invite fellas to explain boy stuff their ladybrains can’t possibly comprehend. (Friday, Union Hall, $6)

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