Upcoming Events

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

Music: Waxahatchee & Kevin Morby with Mary Lattimore SPACE co-presents at Port City Music Hall

Waxahatchee Katie Crutchfield’s southern roots are undeniable. The name of her solo musical project Waxahatchee comes from a creek not far from her childhood home in Alabama and seems to represent both where she came from and where she’s going. Since leaving home, Crutchfield has drifted between New York and Philadelphia but chose to return to Alabama to write her first two albums: American... MORE
Tuesday03.28.2017
8:00 PM
$16 advance, $18 day of show

Music: Six Organs of Admittance with Asa Irons The psych-folk visionary guitarist returns to SPACE

In preparing for the first album of non-Hexadic Six Organs of Admittance music since 2012’s Ascent, Ben Chasny had a think about what he’d be saying in his own tongue for the first time in a half-decade. As ever, a head-full of ideas were driving him to think and speak music as a spirituality superimposed onto a reality, with the ghosts of both whispering at each other. In the end, what sits in... MORE
Monday04.03.2017
8:00 PM
$10 advance, $12 day of show

Community event: Think and Drink: Policing, community, protection, and trust in the 21st century What Makes a Police Officer

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
Wednesday04.05.2017
6:30 PM
Free/Suggested Donation

Community event: SPACE Member Preview THE REFRESHENING

SPACE members are invited to explore all of our REFRESH work before the re-opening on Friday April 7th. Spot all of our upgrades with the help of our scavenger hunt map. Snack on themed cocktails and food pairings. Plus stick around for a guided walk-through of Shoshonnah White and Charley Young's exhibition BLACK ICE with our Visual Arts Curator Elizabeth Spavento at 6:15 PM.  And, keep... MORE
Thursday04.06.2017
5:30 PM
FREE - Members Only

Film: DONNIE DARKO 15TH ANNIVERSARY RESTORATION At Nickelodeon Cinemas

Fifteen years before Stranger Things combined science-fiction, Spielberg-ian touches and 80s nostalgia to much acclaim, Richard Kelly set the template and the high-water mark with his debut feature, DONNIE DARKO. Initially beset with distribution problems, it would slowly find its audience and emerge as arguably the first cult classic of the new millennium.  Donnie is a troubled high school... MORE
Thursday04.06.2017
7:30 PM
$10

Music: Stillman, Krimsky, Weisman & Weisman with Tom Kovacevic Robert Stillman convenes Eliot Krimsky, Chris & Kurt Weisman for a special band

The Maine native, England-residing multi-instrumentalist Robert Stillman has assembled a truly special one-time band alongside Glass Ghost's electro-pop-guru Eliot Krimsky and Brattleboro brother-songsmiths Chris & Kurt Weisman. The members of SKW&W met as young men, having pursued parallel teenage musical vision-quests in bedrooms, band rooms, and the all-state festivals... MORE
Friday04.07.2017
9:00 PM
$10 advance, $12 day of show

Music: An Evening of Middle Eastern Dance & Music featuring Jamileh, Zapion Ensemble & Friends

Join us for an evening of traditional music and dance from the Middle East. Jamileh, one of Maine's most celebrated belly dancers, will collaborate with dancers Josephina, Dorothea, Sahar, and Nasreen, as well as the special septet version of the Zapion Middle Eastern Ensemble. The musicians include Eric LaPerna, tabla; Maria Wagner, nay and clarinet; Sarah... MORE
Saturday04.08.2017
8:00 PM
$12 advance, $15 day of show

Music: Back Cove Contemporary Music Festival Day 3 of the Portland Conservatory's 9th annual festival

The 9th annual Back Cove Contemporary Music Festival, sponsored by the Portland Conservatory of Music, presents three concerts of exciting new chamber music April 7th through 9th. Featuring performances by some of Maine’s top musicians, including the Portland String Quartet, the Portland Piano Trio, Mark Tipton’s Les Sorciers Perdus, pianist Bridget Convey, and more, the festival offers new music... MORE
Sunday04.09.2017
2:00 PM
$15 advance, $20 day of show
Free for students, children, and SPACE members

Workshop: Get Ready Weekly April 10th Make Visuals for the Tax March

SPACE Gallery presents GET READY WEEKLY, a month-long series of visual resistance workshops. In collaboration with local activist groups and non-profits, GRW will host thematic sign, prop, and banner-making workshops geared toward artists and non-artists alike. Workshops are free and snacks will be provided.  The workshop on April 10th will focus on making visuals for the Portland Tax... MORE
Monday04.10.2017
5:30 PM

Film: THE LURE A film by Agnieszka Smoczynska

In this bold, genre-defying horror-musical mashup — the playful and confident debut of Polish director Agnieszka Smoczynska — a pair of carnivorous mermaid sisters are drawn ashore in an alternate '80s Poland to explore the wonders and temptations of life on land. Their tantalizing siren songs and otherworldly aura make them overnight sensations as nightclub singers in the half-glam, half-... MORE
Wednesday04.12.2017
7:00 PM
$8
$6 For SPACE Members and Students w/ ID