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Lower Dens at SPACE Gallery, Genny Social at Port City Music Hall

by | Feb 9, 2020

Jana Hunter of Lower Dens.

Jana Hunter’s electro-pop band Lower Dens has a new album, The Competition, with the very un-pop subject matter of capitalism’s dehumanizing effects. Baltimore singer and electronica artist :3lon opens at SPACE Gallery (538 Congress St., Portland) at 8 p.m. Tix: $12-$15 (all ages). 828-5600. And down the block at Port City Music Hall (504 Congress St.), writer, director, actress and comedian Ilana Glazer (Broad City) and her partner in the Generator Collective, Glennis Meagher, throw a Genny Social dance party, featuring DJ Cipha Sounds, with a message of voter empowerment, at 7 p.m. Tix: $15 (18+). 800-745-3000.


“The Schlitz Boys, Combat Zone,” by John Goodman.

Through May 16

The Maine Museum of Photographic Arts is celebrating its first 10 years with a huge show of work from 100 Maine photo collectors. Still life, portraiture, abstraction, photojournalism — it’s all on view through May 16 at their gallery space in the Glickman Library on USM’s Portland campus; open Mon.-Thurs. 7:45 a.m. to 11 p.m., Fri. 7:45 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. 331-6622.

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“Transparent Eyeball,” by Philip Brou.

Through June 14

For The House of the Soul, curator Hilary Irons assembled work by 10 artists, ranging from anatomical illustration to sculptural conceptualism, that sheds new light on how we see and understand the human body. It opened last month at the UNE Art Gallery (716 Stevens Ave., Portland) and continues through June 14. Open daily from noon to 10 p.m. Free. 602-3000.

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