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

Go crazy with Adira Amram & the Experience (#6)
Go crazy with Adira Amram & the Experience (#6) (pic by 92Y Tribeca/Flickr)

1. Hear some tough but hilarious decisions get made at Would You Rather?, with funny people Sandy Chansamone, Christian Polanco, Jiji Lee, Ryan T. Bennett, and Yoshi Obayashi. (Monday, The Experiment Comedy Gallery, $8)

2. Rock against the patriarchy at F*ck RapeCulture, presented by Gvrlcvlt and featuring Amber Tamblyn and Rose McGowan, plus music from Madame Gandhi, The Skins, The New Tarot, and Edith Pop. (Monday, Baby’s All Right, $25)

3. Harken back to your summercamp days at the New York Transit Museum’s Camp Wanna-Catcha-Train, an evening of scavenger hunts, ghost stories, arts & crafts, and bug juice — plus explorations of the amazing decommissioned subway station the museum inhabits. (Tuesday, NY Transit Museum, $15)

4. Be amazed at Wildcards, a “predictably unpredictable” burlesque show hosted by magician Tonya Solomon and starring Apathy Angel, Miss Cherry Delight, Miss Vivian, Bobkat, Minnie Crisis, and more. (Tuesday, Bizarre, $7 suggested)

5. Find the multicultural beat at Brooklyn Raga Massive: Africa Meets India, a convergence of classical Indian raga melody and traditional Zimbabwean song led by mbira player Kevin Nathaniel and bansuri player Eric Fraser. (Wednesday, BRIC, FREE)

6. Have a rollicking time at Ophira & Adira: A Variety Show, with comedy, music, dancing, and magic from Ophira Eisenberg, Adira Amram & the Experience, Naomi Ekperigin, and magician Matthew Holtzclaw. (Wednesday, C’mon Everybody, $8)

7. Get real cheesy at Brooklyn Pizza: The Search for Authenticity, a panel discussion on tradition, perception, and culinary history with pizza historian Scott Wiener and a panel of Brooklyn’s top pizza makers. (Thursday, Brooklyn Historical Society, $12)

8. Mix it up at Q Train, Ditmas Park’s only queer party, with Bingo hosted by Whimsey Twinzeltoes, dancing with DJ Kandylion, and performances by Zalika Parsons. (Thursday, Sycamore, FREE)

9. Get weird at the BFP outdoor screening series, tonight presenting Dirty Morning Cartoons, a selection of animated shorts that promise to “make your inner-child recess deep into your psyche and wither away.” (Friday, Brooklyn Fire Proof, FREE)

10. Drag yourself out to Doodz, a queer party with performances by Chris of Hur, Dolly Dharma, B. Hollywood, and Hystee Lauder, plus DJ Big Willie Style and MC Lady Simon. (Friday, Flowers for All Occasions, FREE)

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