Past Events

E.g., 2017/04/25
E.g., 2017/04/25

Workshop: Get Ready Weekly April 24th Portland Global Shapers Hub

GET READY WEEKLY: Make waves at the People's Climate March! Rise up against rising sea levels! April 24, 2017 5:30-7:00 pm   In preparation for the People's Climate March, join the members of the Portland Global Shapers Hub in making props and signs to represent sea level rise accelerated by global warming.  We'll have materials for making your own wave prop and related poster ideas... MORE

Film: CONTEMPORARY COLOR A David Byrne Project

In the summer of 2015, legendary musician David Byrne staged an event at Brooklyn's Barclays Center to celebrate the art of Color Guard: synchronized dance routines involving flags, rifles, and sabers. Recruiting performers that include the likes of Saint Vincent, Nelly Furtado, Ad-Rock, and Ira Glass to collaborate on original pieces with 10 color guard teams from across the US and Canada,... MORE


In a time where the world is looking for light—this Portland-based arts collective shines brightly on the ideas of young artists within and outside of the city.  Join Kesho Wazo as they bring a new sense of urban youth culture to the city of Portland—showcasing their vibrant talents through performance art, fashion design— including a pop-up shop—short films and the release of their “... MORE

Performance: The Red Barn A Multimodal book launch

Every since Nat Baldwin's started adding his voice on his records his lyrics have been one of the most compelling aspects of his music so it's not entirely surprising that he's written a book of tight stories where "the abyss shines with dark light." Join us for a multimodal book launch with video, performance and music accompanying the text of Nat's debut book The Red Barn. Featuring... MORE

Music: Wolf Eyes with Wei Zhongle & Lingua Ignota The experimental music legends return to SPACE after a decade!

Wolf Eyes are the rabid beasts of Trip Metal & have been plowing thru new tunnels of the underworld since 1997. Born in the dead, dread-filled haunted hills of Michigan, Nate Young, John Olson, and James Baljo temper pure soundwaves, homemade post-nuclear terror, and claustrophobic atmospheres to produce a shattered, confusing, and sometimes shockingly transcendent horrorvision. Wolf... MORE

Community event: I Know You Are Reading This Poems of Compassion

In a time of political turmoil, when the nature of facts and truth are called into question, we need the kind of attention that poetry asks of us—attention to each other and to the world. Please join Maine Poet Laureate Stuart Kestenbaum and Portland Poet Laureate Gibson Fay-LeBlanc for an evening of poems that remind us how to see each other. Readers and performers include Hanen Mohammad, a... MORE

Workshop: Get Ready Weekly April 17th Art Build for People's Climate March

GET READY WEEKLY: ART BUILD with members of ARRT! April 17, 2017 5:30-7:00 p.m. Join members of Artists’ Rapid Response Team (ARRT!) for an ART BUILD in preparation for the People’s Climate March in Maine and Washington, D.C. Join the production line and help us mass produce visuals for maximum impact! No experience necessary, we’ll provide designs and inspiration. On April 29, People’s... MORE

Music: Lakou Mizik The 9-piece intergenerational Haitian refugee music collective

Lakou Mizik is a multigenerational collective of Haitian musicians formed in the aftermath of the devastating 2010 earthquake. The group includes elder legends and rising young talents, united in a mission to honor the healing spirit of their collective culture and communicate a message of pride, strength and hope to their countrymen and the world.   Music is at the core of Haiti’s... MORE

Film: KIKI Presented with Portland Outright

25 years after Paris Is Burning introduced the art of voguing to the world, KIKI revisits New York City’s thriving underground ballroom scene. It’s a larger-than-life world in which LGBTQ youths of color are empowered by staging elaborate dance competitions that showcase their dynamic choreography, fabulous costumes, and fierce attitude. It’s also a safe haven for struggling, at-risk teens who... MORE

Music: Falls of Rauros with Obsidian Tongue, Ada, Forêt Endormie Album release and tour kick-off

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 13.0px Arial; color: #232323; min-height: 15.0px} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 13.0px Arial; color: #232323} On the heels of their March 31st record release Vigilance Perennial on Bindrune Recordings, Maine's own guiding lights of folk-laden black metal, Falls of Rauros kick-off their tour at SPACE.  Falls are joined by... MORE