Past Events

E.g., 2017/07/26
E.g., 2017/07/26

Performance: Keijaun Thomas - My Last American Dollar

SPACE Artist-in-Resident, Keijaun Thomas, presents a special in-progress showing of My Last American Dollar on Friday, June 21 at 6pm.   In my project "My Last American Dollar: Round 1. Tricking and Flipping Coins: Making Dollars Hit, Round 2. Black Angels in the Infield: Dripping Faggot Sweat, Round 3. Whatchu Gonna Do: Marvelous like Marva" I am thinking about resistance. How do we... MORE

Music: The Cassatt Quartet Works by Elliott Schwartz, Augusta Read Thomas, Vineet Shende, and more

The Cassatt Quartet, one of the contemporary-classical world's most highly-regarded string quartets presents a program of new and recent works, in tribute to the recently departed Maine composer, Elliott Schwartz and his wife, printmaker Deedee Schwartz. The concert is part of the 15th annual Seal Bay Festival of American Chamber Music's 10-days of concerts and events in Belfast,... MORE

Community event: Longfellow Books + MWPA + SPACE present: The Lost City of the Monkey God Douglas Preston reads and presents research from his book

Since the days of conquistador Hernán Cortés, rumors have circulated about a lost city of immense wealth hidden somewhere in the Honduran interior, called the White City or the Lost City of the Monkey God. Indigenous tribes speak of ancestors who fled there to escape the Spanish invaders, and they warn that anyone who enters this sacred city will fall ill and die. In 1940, swashbuckling... MORE

Film: DAVE MADE A MAZE 2017 Slamdance Audience Award - Maine Premiere

Dave, an artist who has yet to complete anything significant in his career, builds a fort in his living room out of pure frustration, only to wind up trapped by the fantastical pitfalls, booby traps, and critters of his own creation. Ignoring his warnings, Dave’s girlfriend Annie leads a band of oddball explorers on a rescue mission. Once inside, they find themselves trapped in an ever-changing... MORE

Community event: A Roof-Raiser with Paper Bee, Diva Cup, and DJ Kobold A benefit to support essential repairs for the majority-trans collective's new living, arts, and organizing space

The Lupinewood Collective, Paper Bee, Diva Cup, and DJ Kobold will be converging at SPACE for a night of dancing and noise-making. In addition to the music, there will be an art raffle with work from members of the collective, and a photo booth. 100% of the door will go towards replacing the desperately old roof of the collective's new home. Come freak out... MORE

Exhibition opening: Exquisite Corpse Unveiling and Artist Talk

Raise a glass as we unveil the Exquisite Corpse installation this Saturday from 5p - 8pm! For the past 6 weeks, artists Ethan Murrow, Josh Reiman, Addy Smith-Reiman, Anthony Young, Carly Glovinski, Jamal Thorne and Aaron Stephan have been creating a collective wall drawing in the gallery. Each artist was asked to cover their work before the next entered the space. Join us on Saturday for the the... MORE

Music: Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts with Morgan Bouton and Altar Boys Anti-Folk legend makes his long overdue return

Jeffrey Lewis is a comic book artist and indie-songwriter, based in NYC, and treading in the musical realms of Yo La Tengo/Jonathan Richman/Velvet Underground.  Beginning with homemade cassettes in the late 90s, and moving on to touring the world and releasing "proper" albums on Rough Trade Records since 2001, Jeffrey's career has included sharing bills and tours with the... MORE

Film: WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS Bayside Bowl Rooftop Summer Film Series

WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS chronicles the adventures of four vampire roommates trying to get by in a modern world that's not always hospitable to the undead. Clement and Waititi, creators of the HBO hit series "Flight of the Conchords," co-wrote, co-directed, and co-star in this hilarious send-up in which an endearingly unhip quartet of friends reveal to us or, rather, to the documentary crew that... MORE

Music: Ratboys with Crystal Canyon and The English Muffins Chicago self-identified 'post-country' duo fuses punk, pop, and Americana

Born out of fierce friendship and a mutual affection for melody, Chicago’s Ratboys – anchored by the partnership of Julia Steiner and Dave Sagan – aims to ‘write songs that tell stories and honor the intimacy of memory.’ according to Steiner.      GN, the group’s second full-length album via Topshelf Records, offers a bevy of tales, laments and triumphs, which recount near-... MORE

Community event: Artist Talk with Alia Ali

Alia will sit down with our Visual Arts Programmer, Elizabeth Spavento, to reflect on the nature of the artist-curator relationship admist the photography-textile installtion +|-.  ABOUT THE ARTIST Alia Ali (Austria, 1985) is a Yemeni-Bosnian-American multi-media artist. Having traveled to sixty-three countries, lived in seven and grown up among five languages, her most comfortable mode of... MORE