Upcoming Events

E.g., 2018/07/21
E.g., 2018/07/21

Music: An Evening with Spose Maine's best-selling hip-hop artist with special guests and surprises galore!

We're honored to play host to this rare, intimate hometown Spose show. Expect surprises...  In April 2017, Maine rapper Spose unveiled “the world’s first-ever album to be released inside of a video game” (Downeast Magazine). The album Good Luck With Your Life was released May 5, but fans (and non-fans) could hear the album prior to the release locked inside his mobile gaming... MORE
Saturday07.21.2018
9:00 PM
$20 advance, $25 day of show

Music: WazoFest Day 3 of Kesho Wazo's annual city-wide festival

Portland youth arts and organizing collective Kesho Wazo gather at SPACE for the final day of their 2nd annual city-wide WazoFest. Performances by Wazo Universe, Wazo Daveed, Brujas, Dave Gutter, Alma & Gosta, Tabby Wakes, Space Cadets, Mhon Griot, Kid Angel, Jxck S, Young Benji & SMR, and more still to be announced.  
Sunday07.22.2018
3:30 PM
$10 advance, $12 day of show
$8 for students

Film: ENDLESS SUMMER 2018 SUMMER ROOFTOP FILM SERIES AT BAYSIDE BOWL

Documentary filmmaker Bruce Brown, himself a competition-level surfer, follows surfers Michael Hynson and Robert August on an around-the-world surfing adventure. With Brown's wry, sardonic narration and a twangy, guitar-driven instrumental soundtrack by The Sandals playing over the silent footage, Mike and Rob leave their California home to visit Hawaii, Australia, South Africa and other secluded... MORE
Wednesday07.25.2018
8:00 PM
FREE to the public

Community event: Think & Drink Maine Humanities Council

Break out your thinking caps and join the Maine Humanities Council at SPACE for this special Think & Drink discussion on the film Get Out. Aviva Briefel, professor of English and Cinema Studies at Bowdoin College, will lead us in a look at this social thriller from the mind of Jordan Peele. Following a screening of specific scenes, we will break into small group discussion and explore the... MORE
Thursday07.26.2018
6:30 PM
Free

Music: Blueprint with Graphic Melee and Words of Phrase presented by Monday of the Minds

With his sixth solo album, Two-Headed Monster, underground hip-hop veteran and critically-acclaimed MC Blueprint pays tribute to the proud tradition of MC’s who have been equally effective behind-the-boards. From its dusty drum breaks and surgically chopped samples, to its hard-hitting rhymes, Two-Headed Monster proves that Blueprint’s name is among the best producers to touch the mic in modern... MORE
Monday07.30.2018
8:00 PM
$8 advance, $10 day of show

Artist Talk: Nora Chipaumire, in conversation A Bates Dance Festival Inside Dance Community Conversation with Myron Beasley

Preceding the Bates Dance Festival presentation of portrait of myself as my father, SPACE is pleased to welcome virtuosic Zimbabwean dance maker nora chipaumire in conversation with Bates College professor Myron Beasley (Associate Professor of Cultural Studies, African American Studies, and Gender and Sexuality Studies). The 2018 Guggenheim Fellow will contextualize her rigorous dance-ritual, in... MORE
Wednesday08.01.2018
7:00 PM
Free

Film: SHAUN OF THE DEAD 2018 SUMMER ROOFTOP FILM SERIES AT BAYSIDE BOWL

Shaun (Simon Pegg) is a 30-something loser with a dull, easy existence. When he's not working at the electronics store, he lives with his slovenly best friend, Ed (Nick Frost), in a small flat on the outskirts of London. The only unpredictable element in his life is his girlfriend, Liz (Kate Ashfield), who wishes desperately for Shaun to grow up and be a man. When the town is inexplicably overrun... MORE
Wednesday08.01.2018
8:00 PM
FREE to the public

Music: Sole with Vinyl Cape, The Asthmatic, Mosart212 The Portland-native rapper-producer and Anticon co-founder returns home!

Sole (aka Tim Holland) started the 45 Below crew in Portland in the late 90s in the Munjoy Hill neighborhood, long before the condominiums and free-range bagels. As a young man, he sought an audience larger than the 207 could provide, and proceeded to move to Oakland to co-found the Anticon Collective record label, revolutionizing underground hip-hop in the process. He's lived in the San... MORE
Saturday08.04.2018
8:30 PM
$8 advance, $10 day of show

Music: Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts The unparalleled anti-folk legend returns!

Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts play a crazy, original mix of scuzzy urban indie-rock, literate lyrics and comic book punk, like a 21st Century mash-up of Sonic Youth, Pete Seeger and R. Crumb. Jeffrey has done tours in Europe and America and Australia and Asia and elsewhere, a few tours every year since 2001, as well as sometimes playing as the opening act for bands like the Mountain Goats, Daniel... MORE
Sunday08.05.2018
8:00 PM
$10 advance, $12 day of show
$8 advance, $10 day of show for members

Film: SWIM TEAM In Congress Square Park

What would you do if your community gave up on your child? In New Jersey, the parents of a boy on the autism spectrum take matters into their own hands. They form a competitive swim team, recruiting diverse teens on the spectrum and training them with high expectations and zero pity. SWIM TEAM chronicles the extraordinary rise of the Jersey Hammerheads, capturing a moving quest for inclusion,... MORE
Tuesday08.07.2018
8:00 PM
FREE to the public