Last week, DREAMHAUS, a third-floor Allston residential dwelling that also serves as a DIY show space and community meetingplace, was burglarized in broad daylight. Many of the personal items belonging to the residents (which include the Phoenix Assistant Music Editor Liz Pelly and contributor Ali Carter, as well as musicians Emily Reo, Cameron Potter of Little Spoon, and Noah Klein of FMLY and Cuddle Formation) were stolen, and a donation page on the space's tumblr has been established "for the reimbursement of our losses, damages, and towards the future protection of our home. [W]e love you and hope to come back stronger in the near future."
Now, friends of Dreamhaus, led by sound engineer Dan G, have set up a benefit show tonight at Great Scott, featuring Bent Shapes, Cry Guy, Earthquake Party, Olden Yolk, Dawn Fauna, Night Paddle, and DJ sets from Kevin Fowler (everydayisamixtape). There's a $5-10 sliding-scale cover.
Former resident Nina Mashurova, another Phoenix contributor, penned this piece on Dreamhaus last week on her Folk 2 Folk blog. Check it out for a detailed background on the space.