Past Events

E.g., 2017/03/26
E.g., 2017/03/26

Community event: SPACE Yard Sale come by and pop some tags

As you know, SPACE is in the middle of some refurbishments and we've uncovered a lot of stuff that you just might like! We've got used sound equipment (speakers, stereos, amps, mic stands), a couple of Mac keyboards, CDs, couches (one's a sleeper), chairs, housewares, abandoned artwork, picture framing supplies, random art and office supplies, ample glue guns, books, games, and a healthy dose... MORE

Community event: March Refresh SPACE closed for refurbishment [03.08.2017 - 04.06.2017]

Our doors will be closed up tight, but staff will be inside cleaning/painting/building... It's spring cleaning to the max! You'll be able to smell the elbow grease from the street.  We'll also be putting our heads together for plenty of plotting/planning/dreaming-up of some amazing new stuff to share with Portland.  We're going to miss you... but we'll come... MORE

Community event: The Stranger In the Woods: The Extraordinary Story Of The Last True Hermit Michael Finkel discusses his new book

In 1986, a shy and intelligent twenty-year-old named Christopher Knight left his home in Massachusetts, drove to Maine, and disappeared into the forest. He would not have a conversation with another human being until nearly three decades later, when he was arrested for stealing food. Living in a tent even through brutal winters, he had survived by his wits and courage, developing ingenious ways... MORE

Community event: March Forth A Benefit For The Mark Baumer Sustainability Fund

On March 4, 2017, join us for March Forth: A Benefit for the Mark Baumer Sustainability Fund. Raised in Durham, ME, Mark was an activist, writer, performance artist, librarian, son, friend, and vegan superhero who lived in Providence, RI. He was walking across the country barefoot to raise awareness about climate change when he was killed by an SUV on January 21, 2017.  March Forth will... MORE

Music: Yonatan Gat with Friend Roulette & Diva Cup The Brooklyn-via-Tel Aviv shredder returns!

It should come as no surprise that after years of touring with his band Monotonix, once hailed by SPIN as "the most exciting live band in rock'n'roll," that Yonatan Gat would carry that same intensity with his group. Live, his power trio is experienced inside the audience, on the floor, with low lighting as the band tears through "a wholly fresh fusion of psychedelic sounds and rhythms... MORE

Community event: Think and Drink: Policing, community, protection, and trust in the 21st century What is a criminal?

Join us for a fourth season of Think & Drink as we tackle policing in Maine, its intersection with race, and how our local experience connects with what we see across the rest of the United States. How does society define criminal behavior, and who is a criminal? What do we want from our police, and how are they trained? What powers do we place in the hands of the state (police, legal system... MORE

Music: Ruin, Withered, Immortal Bird, Shabti American metal heroes from Atlanta, Chicago, & Maine

Portland's RUIN makes their SPACE debut, headlining an evening of heavy music with their unique blend of thrash-influenced metal. RUIN have been forging their craft since 2005, having released three full lengths and shared the stage with Strapping Young Lad, Stuck Mojo, Goatwhore, and Fear Factory. Their newest and self-released album, Rite of Passage, only further exemplifies the band’s... MORE

Music: The Body with Muslin, Lingua Ignota, 'Cuse Me

“There’s heaviness. There’s brutality. Then there’s The Body.” It has been said by more than a few intrepid listeners that The Body is the most brutal band on the planet. With ravishing grimness and impenetrable walls of noise, the duo of Chip King and Lee Buford create music that goes beyond what is normally considered harsh and violent, advocating a doctrine of misanthropy to those brave... MORE

Music: milo & Elucid Liteblue-movers Tour with LYOKHA The Chicago-born, Maine-raised, Milwaukee-based MC returns!

Born in Chicago to parents younger than he is now, 24 year-old milo was given the government-name of Rory Ferreira. Raised in Saco, Maine, he has since relocated to LA, where he joined up with the alt-hip-hop collective Hellfyre Club and underground legend Busdriver, and then again to Milwaukee, where he founded the independent maker's guild and record label, Ruby Yacht. milo'... MORE

Performance: TV Variety Show

TV SHOW is a collaboration between The Art Department (Creative Trails), and bomb diggity arts (Momentum), featuring short documentaries, stories, comedies, interviews, animations, and music videos. Shot in many locations in the Greater Portland area, this year it's more than a TV Show, it's a Variety Show! Featuring monologues, skits, musical performances and of course the short films essential... MORE