Past Events

E.g., 2019/06/15
E.g., 2019/06/15

Community event: E.B. WHITE ON DEMOCRACY: A Conversation

Join the Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance and SPACE Gallery for a conversation sparked by the publication of E.B. White On Democracy (Harper Collins). While many of the book’s selections first appeared in the New Yorker, others appeared closer to home in the Bangor Daily News and Ellsworth American. The conversation will include Martha... MORE
Tuesday06.11.2019

Film: KinoNoir: The Searchers Kinonik's 16mm Film Series

dir. John Ford | 119 min | 1956 | Followed by a conversation led by Kinonik  Ford’s masterpiece, The Searchers was named the greatest American western by the American Film Institute in 2008 as well as being number 12 on AFI’s list of greatest movies. One critic notes “…more than just making a social statement like other Westerns of the period were apt to do, Ford instills in The Searchers a... MORE
Monday06.10.2019

Music: Mette Rasmussen/Tashi Dorji Duo with Greef Visionary guitar and saxophone improvisations exploring the tension between the tonal and textural

"Mette’s playing has a raw tonal approach that makes one think of Eric Dolphy at his harshest. Her lines evince much of the same nimbleness as well. The effect is not unlike being hit in the face by a bunch of snakes with wings. Naturally, Tashi is playing electric in order to make himself heard, and the clots of sound he manages to coax out of his amp are worthy of comparison with such form-... MORE
Sunday06.09.2019

Community event: Pride Portland! Kickoff Dance Party RESIST, REMEMBER, REJOICE

Dress fabulously and bring your dancing shoes to kick off the first evening of Pride festivities across the city of Portland at SPACE with DJ Ernabelle, DJ Liz (Elizabeth Rhaney), and DJMJ!. ​ Honor LGBTQ+ traditions, queer futurisms, and the ecstatic self-actualizing energies of the dance floor. This kickoff celebration thrown by Pride Portland! follows a 7pm screening of Bar Stories, a... MORE
Friday06.07.2019

Music: Tyondai Braxton with Matt Mehlan and IE Solo electronic set by acclaimed experimental composer and multimedia artist

Tyondai Braxton is an American composer and electronic musician. He has been writing and performing music under his own name and collaboratively, under various group titles, since the mid 1990’s. His music incorporates electronic and modern orchestral elements, ranging from solo pieces to large-scale symphonic works. The former front man of experimental rock band Battles, Braxton has since... MORE
Thursday06.06.2019

Fundraising Event: 2019 SPACE ODDITY BENEFIT An evening of revelry benefiting arts, artists, and ideas with special musical guest Makaya McCraven

SPACE looks to the skies for this year's SPACE ODDITY— an evening of revelry benefiting arts, artists, and ideas. Bask in the aura of SPACE as we transform Halo, the newest event venue at Thompson’s Point, into an immersive celestial oasis of colors, lights, sounds, and experiences guaranteed to entice all of your senses. Get lost in the transcendent sonic collage of jazz and hip hop of... MORE
Wednesday06.05.2019

Film: A Collection of Shorts With James N. Kienitz Wilkins in Conversation

The final program celebrating one of the most exciting and unpredictable experimental filmmakers working today, James N. Kienitz Wilkins. SPACE and Points North Institute are partnering to present a retrospective of works by James N. Kienitz Wilkins, the first one of its kind the US, including both feature and short works created between 2013 and 2018, all of which have screened... MORE
Sunday06.02.2019

Film: Public Hearing A survey of works by James N. Kienitz Wilkins

The third of four programs celebrating one of the most exciting and unpredictable experimental filmmakers working today, James N. Kienitz Wilkins. SPACE and Points North Institute are partnering to present a retrospective of works by James N. Kienitz Wilkins, the first one of its kind the US, including both feature and short works from Wilkins created between 2013 and 2018, all of... MORE
Sunday06.02.2019

Music: Amy Reid with Brattyboi and Hi Tiger 2018 artist-in-residence returns with new work blossoming from the residency inspired by the idea of "queer utopia."

Amy Reid is a Baltimore based musician, Dj and events coordinator performing in spaces ranging from basements to museums. Touring internationally and nationally, she has been recognized for her futuristic electronic sound, lush vocals and vulnerable lyrics. Baltimore City Paper deemed Hirsute the best solo debut album of 2017. Dedicated to promoting diversity in the art-scene, Reid is... MORE
Saturday06.01.2019

Music: PCMF: Retro/perspective Virtuosic chamber musicians offer innovative interpretations of an ambitious and wide ranging program

Four exuberantly innovative musicians from all around the country come together to offer up a fascinating perspective on music of the past and present. Experience the sound world opening up as voices build from solo violin to duo, to trio, to quartet; from lush Romanticism to contemporary exuberance, and back to crystalline classicism, into a clearing of tonality and harmony. Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata... MORE
Friday05.31.2019