William Tyler.

Tuesday, June 11

There’ll be a timely discussion of a new collection of past work by E.B. White, On Democracy, with editor Martha White (the author’s granddaughter), Maine Rep. Ryan Fecteau, Zach Heiden of the ACLU of Maine, and author/illustrator Melissa Sweet at SPACE Gallery (538 Congress St., Portland) at 7 p.m. Free (donations accepted). 828-5600. space538.org. And Merge Records recording artist William Tyler plays his intricate country-folk guitar instrumentals at The Apohadion Theater (107 Hanover St., Portland) with local singer-songwriter Lisa/Liza opening at 8 p.m. Tix: $12-$15 (21+) 831-9569. theapohadiontheater.com.