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    Craftsmanship will not be a thing of the past if the North Bennet Street School continues to train students in violin making and repair, bookbinding, cabinet and furniture making, carpentry, locksmithing and security technology, jewelry making and repair, and piano technology. At “Made by Hand: Exceptional Work From North Bennet Street School,” there are more than 60 things of beauty by students and alumni. Mon-Fri from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. through May 24. Free. 2 International Pl., Boston. 617-227-0155, ext.


    The boy from Oz Knowing nothing about fishing didn’t stop John Lurie from hosting his 1991 TV show, “Fishing With John.” The actor who played inmate Greg Penders on the HBO series “Oz” and composed the score for the film “Get Shorty” brings three episodes of his cult fishing show to Brookline including ice fishing in Maine with Willem Dafoe and squid searching in Thailand with Dennis Hopper. 7 p.m. $15. Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard St., Brookline. 617-734-2500.

    One for three Ethan Kath of the Canadian electronic duo Crystal Castles said he and Alice Glass limited themselves to one take for each song on “(III)” because “we believe the first take is the rawest expression of an idea.” 8 p.m. $30, $40. House of Blues, 15 Lans­downe St., Boston. 800-745-3000.


    Anita meets Elliot Ten years ago, our city lost a champion of the arts when former theater critic Elliot Norton took his final bow. Taking a huge bow this year at the annual Elliot Norton Awards is the fabulous Chita Rivera who is in town to accept the Elliot Norton Lifetime Achievement Award. Rivera recently appeared on Broadway in “The Mystery of Edwin Drood.” 7 p.m. $30. Paramount Center, 559 Washington St., Boston. 617-824-8000.

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    In Krystle’s memory Folk singer and songwriter, Vance Gilbert, expressed his feelings about the Boston Marathon bombing in his blog: “The horror fazes me, hurts me, but doesn’t daunt me. . .” Gilbert joins Jesse Dee, Erin Harpe & Richard Rosenblatt, Franc Graham, Patrick Comanand Serge Clivio, comedian Mike Prior, and Jenny the Juggler to celebrate the life of bombing victim and former Arlington resident Krystle M. Campbell. Ticket proceeds from “Laughs, Licks & Awesome Tricks” go to the Krystle M. Campbell Memorial Fund. 7 p.m. $25 and $100 (VIP), $15 students. Regent Theatre, 7 Medford St., Arlington. 781-646-4849.


    Hawke-ish The LA group Youngblood Hawke performs at the Brighton Music Hall where it will show off its new pop-tinged rock ’n’ roll release, “Wake Up.” May 14 at 8:30 p.m. $12, $14 day of show. 18+. Brighton Music Hall, 158 Brighton Ave., Boston. 800-745-3000.

    A marathon of music We’ll just cut to the chase and list some of the musicians appearing at “Rising — Songs of Hope & Recovery,” a benefit for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings: Corin Ashley, Tad Overbaugh & the Late Arrivals, Brian Carroll, Dan Blakeslee, Marc Pinansky, Patrick Coman, Tsunami of Sound, Matt York, Barrence Whitfield, Butterworth & Co., Nate Rogers, Amy Black, Johnny Arguedas, Adela & Jude, Jason Dunn, Melissa Gibbs, Jim Healey, Matt Koelsch, and Lauren Flaherty.May 14 at 7:30 p.m. $15. Johnny D’s, 17 Holland St., Somerville. 617-776-2004.