Upcoming Events

E.g., 2017/11/20
E.g., 2017/11/20

Film: THE WORK [Encore Screening]

Set inside a single room in Folsom Prison, THE WORK follows three men from the outside as they participate in a four-day group therapy retreat with level-four convicts. Over the four days, each man in the room takes his turn at delving deep into his past. The raw and revealing process that the incarcerated men undertake exceeds the expectations of the free men, ripping them out of their comfort... MORE
6:00 PM
$6 for SPACE Members and Students w/ ID

Film: WELCOME TO LEITH Part of USM’s Gloria S. Duclos Convocation

WELCOME TO LEITH chronicles the attempted takeover of a small town in North Dakota by notorious white supremacist Craig Cobb. As his behavior becomes more threatening, tensions soar and residents desperately look for ways to expel their unwanted neighbor. An unsettling exploration of what happens to democratic principles when they’re pushed to the limit, the film asks us to consider how in a free... MORE
7:00 PM
FREE to the public

Community event: Nate Marshall

Nate Marshall is from the South Side of Chicago. He is the author of Wild Hundreds and an editor of The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop. Wild Hundreds has been honored with the Black Caucus of the American Library Association’s award for Poetry Book of the Year and The Great Lakes College Association’s New Writer Award. His last rap album, Grown came out in 2015 with... MORE
6:30 PM
$7 Suggested Donation

Community event: Maine Initiatives 2017 Racial Justice Fair

What does racial justice look like in Maine? Who is doing the work? How do I get involved?  During December First Friday, join Maine Initiatives and the organizations in their racial justice cohort to explore the transformational justice and equity work happening across our state every day. Learn about each organization, and get involved as a volunteer, donor, and advocate for racial... MORE
5:00 PM

Music: Mouth Washington with FonFon Ru, Phallus Uber Alles, Barbeque Fourth Floor album release!

Local heroes Mouth Washington celebrate the release of their fourth album, Fourth Floor, releasing on vinyl on Death List 5 Records. The band is equally at home wading through the waters of alt-Americana with giants like Jason Molina and Built to Spill, as they are shredding post-punk guitar riffs over walls of distortion. It's this dichotomy that makes their sound so immediate and... MORE
8:30 PM


Choreographer Allison Orr finds beauty and grace in garbage trucks, and in the unseen men and women who pick up our trash. Filmmaker Andrew Garrison follows Orr as she rides along with Austin sanitation workers on their daily routes to observe and later convince them to perform a most unlikely spectacle. On an abandoned airport runway, two dozen trash collectors and their trucks deliver — for one... MORE
7:00 PM
$6 for SPACE Members and Students w/ ID

Family event: Kids Open Studios Mythical Animal Bust

Join us as we create mythical animal busts! In this workshop we will draw made up creatures and then create them out of cardboard and papier-mâché in the form of an animal bust to hang on the wall. Kids will have the chance to use their imagination and create a unique sculpture to hang on their wall.  12:00-4:00pm, best suited for ages 5-12 The Kids Open Studios are run by... MORE
9:00 AM

Community event: John Cotter Artist Talk Trauma Writing

Artist-in-Resdience John Cotter presents an artist's talk, short reading, and conversation about the wages of trauma and the role of art. Join us on Monday, December 11 at 6pm. John Cotter, a deaf writer from Colorado, spent April of 2016 living and working at a homeless shelter in the great plains. In the grips of his own trauma -- diagnosed in his 30s with a strange disease -- Cotter found... MORE
6:00 PM

Film: FROM NOWHERE The Freedom Side Film Series presented with ACLU of Maine

Three undocumented teenagers — a Dominican girl, an African boy and a Peruvian girl — are just about to graduate high school in the Bronx. Like most teenagers, all they want to do is hang with their friends, fall in love, and figure out where to go to college; but unlike their American classmates, these three live with the threat of being discovered by the authorities and deported. When one of... MORE
7:00 PM
$6 For SPACE Members and Students w/ ID

Music: Hermigervill and Berndsen Icelandic dance music gurus descend on SPACE!

From the land of fire and ice, the great northern utopia of Iceland, come guiding lights of electronic pop and dance music, Hermigervill and Berndsen. Armed with bass heavy beats, a battery of synths, crooning vocals, ample 80's nostalgia, two epic beards, and a whole lot of theremin, this pair transforms rooms across the world into high-octane, frenzied dance-parties like none you've ever... MORE
8:30 PM
$8 advance, $10 day of show