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SEX CRIMES—Eric Berkowitz's Sex and Punishment explores the ways expressions of sexuality have been condoned or punished in different cultures throughout history. Portland's Kerry Cohen, author of Loose Girl: A Memoir of Promiscuity, joins him in conversation. AH
Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside, 7:30 pm, FREE

HANGIN' TUFF—The glammy sugar-cereal blast of King Tuff's brilliant, big-muff pop has resulted in one of the year's best rock 'n' roll records. See the one true King perform all your future favorites up close and personal, and don't miss out on Milwaukee's Jaill, whose terrific new album Traps is no slouch either. NL
w/the Memories; Doug Fir, 830 E Burnside, 9 pm, $10-12