Upcoming Events

E.g., 2017/06/28
E.g., 2017/06/28

Film: STOP MAKING SENSE (JONATHAN DEMME TRIBUTE) Bayside Bowl Rooftop Summer Film Series

Director Jonathan Demme captures the frantic energy and artsy groove of Talking Heads in this concert movie shot at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in 1983. The band cooks for 18 songs, the lyrics are clear, the house rocks. In this concert film, the Talking Heads hardly talk, don’t stop, and always make sense.   Our 2015 screening of Stop Making Sense was one of the most popular films we... MORE
8:00 PM

Music: Thou, Cloudrat, Moloch, False, Nycterent An all-out assault of sludge, doom, and black metal.

Thou ​The band was formed by guitarists Andy Gibbs and Matthew Thudium, bassist Mitch Wells, and drummer Terry Gulino. Thou released their first full-length effort, Tyrant, in 2007 after the arrival of the vocalist Bryan Funck. These were followed by their second studio album Peasant in 2008 and a string of EPs, including Malfeasance Retribution EP (2008), The Retaliation of the... MORE
8:00 PM
$12 advance, $15 day of show

Music: Cruel Summer A Dance Party Benefit for Planned Parenthood

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been postponed. We hope to reschedule it soon.   High priestess party-throwers and truly unstoppable DJ duo Laura Vanilla and Barfhorse present the dance party of your summer dreams, in support of our friends at Planned Parenthood of New England. 
9:30 PM
$5-15 flexible donation at the door

Film: ABACUS: SMALL ENOUGH TO JAIL Presented with the Chinese & American Friendship Association of Maine

ABACUS: SMALL ENOUGH TO JAIL tells the incredible saga of the Chinese immigrant Sung family, owners of Abacus Federal Savings of Chinatown, New York. Accused of mortgage fraud by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., Abacus becomes the only U.S. bank to face criminal charges in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. The indictment and subsequent trial forces the Sung family to defend... MORE
7:00 PM
$6 For SPACE Members and Students w/ ID

Community event: First Friday Art Walk

Join in the collabrative process with drawing games inspired by the Exquisite Corpse exhibition in the gallery. And +|- continues to reframe our maine space with texitle and photography based installation. 
5:00 PM

Music: Tall Horse, Purse, Ossalot, $300 Shining beacons of local rock, punk & alt-country

Portland's alt-country rockers Tall Horse has assembled this truly electrifying line-up of local luminaries to help celebrate the release of their new album. These colorful (and accurate) descriptions were culled from each band that we wouldn't dare present in any other form... Purse is a 3-headed Ghidorah with tinges of absolute hope, sacred mystery, and layered cosmic impartations. Tall... MORE
8:30 PM

Music: Ratboys with Crystal Canyon and The English Muffins Chicago self-identified 'post-country' duo fuses punk, pop, and Americana

Born out of fierce friendship and a mutual affection for melody, Chicago’s Ratboys – anchored by the partnership of Julia Steiner and Dave Sagan – aims to ‘write songs that tell stories and honor the intimacy of memory.’ according to Steiner.      GN, the group’s second full-length album via Topshelf Records, offers a bevy of tales, laments and triumphs, which recount near-... MORE
8:00 PM

Film: WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS Bayside Bowl Rooftop Summer Film Series

WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS chronicles the adventures of four vampire roommates trying to get by in a modern world that's not always hospitable to the undead. Clement and Waititi, creators of the HBO hit series "Flight of the Conchords," co-wrote, co-directed, and co-star in this hilarious send-up in which an endearingly unhip quartet of friends reveal to us or, rather, to the documentary crew that... MORE
8:00 PM

Music: Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts with Morgan Bouton and Altar Boys Anti-Folk legend makes his long overdue return

Jeffrey Lewis is a comic book artist and indie-songwriter, based in NYC, and treading in the musical realms of Yo La Tengo/Jonathan Richman/Velvet Underground.  Beginning with homemade cassettes in the late 90s, and moving on to touring the world and releasing "proper" albums on Rough Trade Records since 2001, Jeffrey's career has included sharing bills and tours with the... MORE
8:30 PM

Community event: Lupinewood Collective Presents: A Roof-Raiser A benefit for the queer & trans artist collective

Lupinewood Collective is a queer, majority trans arts and organizing collective based deep in the rolling hills of the Pioneer Valley in Western Massachusetts. At the start of the year, the collective closed on the historic building that they are now living in and slowly fixing up, with the realized dream of building a deep, vibrant, and flexible resource and home for marginalized people,... MORE
7:30 PM
$5-15 suggested donation