Past Events

E.g., 2018/06/22
E.g., 2018/06/22


In LADY BIRD, Greta Gerwig reveals herself to be a bold new cinematic voice with her directorial debut, excavating both the humor and pathos in the turbulent bond between a mother and her teenage daughter. Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson (Saoirse Ronan) fights against but is exactly like her wildly loving, deeply opinionated and strong-willed mom (Laurie Metcalf), a nurse working tirelessly to... MORE

Workshop: Noah Breuer at Pickwick Independent Press

In conjunction with his window installation, Bohemian Showroom, Oregon-based artist Noah Breuer will give an artist talk and lead a participatory rubbing workshop in Pickwick Independent Press on Wednesday, June 20th during their monthy members event, which takes place from 5pm - 8pm. Noah's workshop and talk will begin at 6pm. Visitors will be invited to collaborate with Noah and produce new... MORE

Performance: PortFringe 2018

SPACE is proud to be a host venue again for PortFringe, an unjuried annual theater festival in Portland. This year's festival, the 7th, will feature roughly 35 individuals and companies presenting more than 125 shows during the week at various venues throughout the city. PortFringe shows are all one hour or less, and start times are staggered, encouraging attendees to take in as much of the... MORE

Family event: Kids Open Studios Bike Hood Ornaments and Handlebar Streamers

In preparation for our Field Day bike parade, we will be hosting two June workshops to help you get ready to celebrate. Kids will be able to bring their masks and bike costumes home with them and are invited to show off their creations at the parade on June 30th in Payson Park. At our June 16th workshop, use your imagination to mod out your bike in anticipation of our upcoming Field... MORE

Community event: Maine Literary Awards

The winners of the 2018 Maine Literary Awards will be revealed live at a ceremony on Thursday, June 14th at SPACE Gallery in downtown Portland. The 2018 Maine Literary awards honor books published during 2017, as well as adult and youth manuscripts in drama, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry—brought in a near record-breaking number of submissions. Join us at this live ceremony where the... MORE


A German emigrant living in a trailer in Kansas is the victim of a botched sex-change operation. Adapted from John Cameron Mitchell’s critically acclaimed off-Broadway rock theater hit, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH tells the story of the "internationally ignored" rock singer, Hedwig, and her search for stardom and love.  Part of PRIDE PORTLAND activities. Wednesdays this summer, June 13th... MORE

Community event: Coming Out Story Night presented by Pride Portland, GLSEN, & PFLAG

LGBTQ+ people have the unique experience of needing to come out to their family, partners, friends, and community at some point in their lives. For some it can be a humorous experience that can be remembered fondly, while others face adversity and hardship for years. There are stark generational differences as well as differences between sexuality and gender identity coming... MORE

Community event: All the Sex Ed You Didn't Get in High School preceded by the PRIDE PORTLAND Community Health Services Clinic

Join Pride Portland & Speak About It for an inclusive sex ed panel of local sexperts and sex educators. This will not be your average sex ed class! Expect discussions to be inclusive of various identities and expressions of gender, (a)sexuality, and queerness within intimate contexts. The panel will be preceded by the Community Health Services Fair and Testing Clinic with India Street,... MORE

Film: 195 LEWIS + YAANI SUPREME Presented by the For Us By Us Fund + Bloodletting

195 LEWIS is a dramedy series about a group of women navigating the realities of being Black, queer, and poly in New York City. We'll be joined by YAANI SUPREME, co-creator of 195 LEWIS. Jade Foster aka Yaani Supreme, is committed to making the arts accessible, especially when it comes to the literary arts and queer audiences. Under her national poetry tour, The Revival and subsequent bookstore... MORE

Music: The Rose Quintet presents Elvis Costello's The Juliet Letters The rarely performed 1993 voice & string quartet song cycle

In 1993, renowned singer-songwriter Elvis Costello partnered with The Brodsky Quartet to create a unique song cycle culminating in the album The Juliet Letters.  Each song takes the form of a letter and in each letter, Costello weaves a rich tapestry of characters and compelling stories. In the spirit of other classical and pop-fusing masterpieces, Costello and The Brodsky Quartet bring... MORE