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DREAM WEAVER—Portland designer Laurie Herrick gained a reputation in the craft world for remarkable, colorful weavings before her death in 1995. In honor of the Museum of Contemporary Craft's 75th anniversary they're hosting the retrospective Laurie Herrick: Weaving Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow. MS
Museum of Contemporary Craft, 724 NW Davis, Tues-Sat 11 am-6 pm, through July 30
POLITBEATS—JD Samson (formerly of Le Tigre) rolls into town fronting MEN, a Brooklyn-based band dedicated to bringing politics to the dance floor. Their debut full-length, Talk About Body, offers a uniquely ass-shaking take on queer lifestyle politics. AH
w/Lovers, Macromantics, Silver Interior, Mr. Charming; Rotture, 315 SE 3rd, 9 pm, $10-12
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