Cheap$kate: FREE events in NYC this week

"High Life"

"High Life" (Credit: "High Life")

'High Life' photo exhibit
Experience the "High Life" as you walk Chelsea Market's concourse and peruse the photography exhibit by Dolly Faibyshev. The photos show images of private moments between show dogs and their handlers during dog shows and rodeos, and are a collection of three of Faibyshev's popular signature series: "Best In Show," "Rodeo" and "Palm Springs." The first two center on satirical events between dogs and their handlers, while the third one showcases manicured lawns and homes of the 1960s. The photos will be on display through March 31. (Mon.-Sat., 7 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; FREE, Chelsea Market, 75 Ninth Ave., chelseamarket.com)

Book event

Nerd Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions
Answer: A competition where three previously winning teams, and one new team, will be pitted against each other to answer nerdy questions in a contest for - what else? - books. Question: What is Nerd Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions? Head down to Housing Works Bookstore Cafe on Thursday for the competition, which will also includes audience quizzes. (Thursday, 7 p.m., FREE, Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, 126 Crosby St., 212-334- 3324, housingworks.org)

Theater

'Frau Höss' staged reading
"Frau Höss" gives a glimpse into the lives of German women who were the wives of powerful Nazi officers. Stop by the Scandinavia House Monday night to hear a staged reading of the play, which contemplates the part these women played in the Third Reich. (Mondayat 7, FREE, Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America, 58 Park Ave., 212-779-3587, scandinaviahouse.org)

Lecture

'Science and the Citizen'
Does chemistry tickle your fancy? Engineering get you all excited? From now through April 24, on almost every Wednesday, the faculty of Cooper Union's Albert Nerken School of Engineering will present this FREE lecture series that focuses on what's happening in science and tech today. (Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., FREE, The Cooper Union - The Great Hall, 7 E. Seventh St., 212-353-4195, cooper.edu)

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