“i,” by Phillip Brou.

Friday, September 1

Well before there was the selfie there was the self-portrait. In Right Side Out, the show up this month at Able Baker Contemporary (29 Forest Ave., Portland), over 20 artists contribute views of themselves in a variety of media, including Philip Brou, Greg Jamie, Chelsea Gibson and Lisa Pixley. Open today at 1 p.m. 917-545-6235. ablebakercontemporary.com. And tonight at Speedwell Projects (630 Forest Ave., Portland), it’s the closing reception for The Loved Ones, a compelling and charming show of photographic portraits by Smith Galtney and Matthew Papa, featuring music spun by DJ Jackmaster Flash from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Free. 714-0020. speedwellprojects.com.