Upcoming Events

E.g., 2018/12/10
E.g., 2018/12/10

Film: NARCISSISTER ORGAN PLAYER + Live video chat with Narcissister

Directed by the enigmatic artist herself, the film deconstructs her celebrated stage shows which combine dance, elaborate costumes, pop music hits, unabashed eroticism and heavy doses of humor. From public outings with Marilyn Manson, collaborations with Marina Abramovic to a stint on AMERICA’S GOT TALENT - Narcissister is no stranger to the spotlight. This doc goes behind her iconic mask -... MORE
Monday12.10.2018
7:00 PM
$8
$6 for SPACE Members

Film: THE TASK + Live video chat with filmmaker Leigh Ledare

Twenty-eight strangers shuffle into a nondescript room where they sit down for day three of a radical social experiment orchestrated by taboo-breaking artist LEIGH LEDARE. Veering between brutal honesty, righteous indignation, manipulative caginess, and suspicion of the inscrutable “task” at hand, the participants—spread across race, age, gender, and class lines—relentlessly analyze each and... MORE
Thursday12.13.2018
7:00 PM
$8
$6 for SPACE Members and Students w/ ID

Community event: Portland Print Crawl with Pickwick Independent Press and Little Chair Printing

  It's the 2018 Portland Print Crawl people!  Check out all the amazing print shops opening up for TWO DAYS to shop, stroll and mingle with some very fine printers and makers. See the list below and check out their individual sights for specific info. Interactive booklets at each location will be available, complete with a map, and crawlers will end up with a passport full of prints... MORE
Friday12.14.2018
5:00 PM
FREE

Performance: Riley Watts, VEIL (Lesslessness)

SPACE is pleased to present VEIL (Lesslessness) by Riley Watts. In December 2018, Riley Watts will spend two weeks in residence at SPACE. As a part of this residency he will perform on Friday, December 7 and Friday, December 14.  Veil (Lesslessness) is an ongoing choreographic project by Riley Watts exploring the... MORE
Friday12.14.2018
6:00 PM
$5 suggested donation

Community event: Portland Print Crawl with Pickwick Independent Press and Little Chair Printing

It's the 2018 Portland Print Crawl people!  Check out all the amazing print shops opening up for TWO DAYS to shop, stroll and mingle with some very fine printers and makers. See the list below and check out their individual sights for specific info. Interactive booklets at each location will be available, complete with a map, and crawlers will end up with a passport full of prints by the... MORE
Saturday12.15.2018
10:00 AM
FREE

Community event: BALANCING ACT 2: Book Launch

Please join the MWPA to celebrate Littoral Books’s publication of Balancing Act 2, an anthology of Maine women poets. Forty-three years after the publication of the original Balancing Act in 1975, Littoral Books has once again gathered poems from women across the State of Maine for Balancing Act 2. This new anthology contains the poetry of 50 Maine women, of all ages, from all over the... MORE
Saturday12.15.2018
2:00 PM
Free/Suggested Donation

Community event: Nonfiction Media Producers' Meetup

We’re living in a golden era of nonfiction media storytelling but too rarely do we get to meet one another and learn about the rich body of producers often toiling away at lonely editing stations or globe-trotting on projects. This event is an opportunity for area producers of documentary film, video, and audio to meet and learn about each others’ work and expand the community. All levels of... MORE
Wednesday12.19.2018
6:00 PM
FREE to the public

Film: MINDING THE GAP + Live video chat with filmmaker Bing Liu

First-time filmmaker Bing Liu’s documentary MINDING THE GAP is a coming-of-age saga of three skateboarding friends in their Rust Belt hometown hit hard by decades of recession. In his quest to understand why he and his friends all ran away from home when they were younger,Bing follows 23-year-old Zack as he becomes a father and 17-year-old Keire as he gets his first job. As the film unfolds, Bing... MORE
Sunday12.30.2018
7:00 PM
$8
$6 for SPACE Members

Music: Boy Harsher the coldwave duo blends minimal synth through dark electro-pop sounds

for this special tour preview show, Boy Harsher will collaborate with Portland-based multimedia artist Lindsay Joy Stone on a special light installation.    "You make me feel like falling through. I disappear, in my mind." Boy Harsher return with their second LP Careful - a wild ride that celebrates abandon, while mourning attachment + love. Boy Harsher began as an urgent... MORE
Saturday01.05.2019
8:30 PM
$10 advance, $12 day of show
$2 off for SPACE members

Family event: NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FILM FESTIVAL 2018 BEST OF FEST KIDS FLICKS ONE

SHORTS | 52 min. Recommended ages: 3-7  in English, No dialogue   Kid Flicks One gives a warm welcome to all budding cinephiles with this lively international lineup of fun. Kick off the festivities with good hygiene and great dubstep in Party Mouth(USA), then let your hair—or, er fur—down and hang loose in I Want to Live in the Zoo (Russia). And,... MORE
Saturday01.12.2019
11:00 AM
ADULTS: $8 | KIDS: $5
Adult members: $6

Featured Upcoming Events

  • Film: Monday, Dec 10, 2018   |   7:00 PM
    NARCISSISTER ORGAN PLAYER
  • Film: Thursday, Dec 13, 2018   |   7:00 PM
    THE TASK
  • Community event: Friday, Dec 14, 2018   |   5:00 PM
    Portland Print Crawl
  • Performance: Friday, Dec 14, 2018   |   6:00 PM
    Riley Watts, VEIL (Lesslessness)
  • Community event: Saturday, Dec 15, 2018   |   10:00 AM
    Portland Print Crawl
  • Community event: Saturday, Dec 15, 2018   |   2:00 PM
    BALANCING ACT 2: Book Launch
  • Community event: Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018   |   6:00 PM
    Nonfiction Media Producers' Meetup

Past Events

  • Music: Sunday, Dec 9, 2018
    Ryley Walker with Mute Duo and Golden Rules the Thumb
  • Music: Saturday, Dec 8, 2018
    Priests with Empath and Rick Rude
  • Performance: Friday, Dec 7, 2018
    Riley Watts, VEIL (Lesslessness)
  • Community event: Friday, Dec 7, 2018
    Maine Initiatives 2018 Grants for Change Fair
  • Performance: Thursday, Dec 6, 2018
    DIVA PRACTICE (SOLO) by Kaj-anne Pepper
  • Community event: Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018
    SPACE MEMBERS' BOWLING NIGHT
  • Music: Saturday, Dec 1, 2018
    New York Night Train Soul Clap & Dance-Off
  • Workshop: Saturday, Dec 1, 2018
    Diva Practice with Kaj-anne Pepper
  • Music: Friday, Nov 30, 2018
    Lisa/Liza with Kafari and Bad History Month
  • Music: Thursday, Nov 29, 2018
    Richard Reed Parry's Quiet River with Rain Machine