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Friday, February 2, 2007

Today

THE SCENE Punk Love Tonight Govinda Gallery in Georgetown hosts a bash/exhibition celebrating "Punk Love," Susie J. Horgan's book of photos from Washington's punk heyday. Horgan fell into the scene as an innocent student working at a local ice cream shop in 1980 -- under one Henry Rollins. Free. 6-9 p.m. Govinda Gallery, 1227 34th St. NW. 202-333-1180.

OPENING "Red" Blood. Love. AIDS ribbons. The color red can mean many things, and the Textile Museum's latest exhibition, opening today, explores what it has symbolized in different times and in various cultures. One textile in the show is 2,000 years old, but newer pieces include a Navajo rug and a ball gown. Through July 8. $5 suggested donation. Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 1-5 p.m. 2320 S St. NW. 202-667-0441.

THE SCENE Timbaland's Second Bar After doing his thing with JT at Verizon Center tonight, beat guru/gravel-voiced rhymer Timbaland is expected to drop by Love to play host at its afterparty. $20 and up. 9 p.m. (but expect Tim to show late). Love, 1350 Okie St. NE. 202-636-9030.

Sunday

CLOSING "The Book as Art" The National Museum of Women in the Arts' collection of 108 books showing artisanship in the bookmaking process, with accordion books, boxes, pop-ups and more, ends Sunday. $8; students and seniors $6; members and visitors 18 and younger free; on Sunday, the last day of the show, admission is free. Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday noon-5 p.m. Through Sunday. 1250 New York Ave. NW. 202-783-5000.

CLOSING Knitting in the Nude It's the last chance to catch the revived 2005 sculpture exhibition that set off all kinds of controversy at a downtown office building because one of the artists' crochet dolls were anatomically correct. Ming Yi Sung's piece, called "Settlement With Monkeys," and others are at Nevin Kelly Gallery through tomorrow. Free. Noon-8 p.m. today and tomorrow. 1517 U St. NW. 202-232-3464.


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