Upcoming Events

E.g., 2017/06/27
E.g., 2017/06/27

Community event: An Evening With Richard Ford

The Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance and SPACE welcome Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Ford for a celebration of his first work of long-form nonfiction: Between Them, a stirring memoir of his parents.  The evening will include a reading and on-stage conversation between Ford and MWPA executive director Joshua Bodwell. FROM THE PUBLISHER How is it that we come to consider our... MORE
Thursday06.22.2017
7:00 PM
$8 in Advance for members of MWPA or SPACE/$10 at the Door

Music: J.E. Sunde & Caroline Cotter Serene & delicate songcraft from powerful songsmiths

J.E. Sunde, the velvet-voiced former frontman of Wisconsin chamber-pop trio The Daredevil Christopher Wright, is an unassuming bard of uncommon talents. His mellifluous songs ring in dulcet tones, pleasant to a passive listener, but full of unusual intricacies and subtle details at a closer listen. While writing in a style that draw comparisons from to giants from Dylan to his fellow Eau... MORE
Friday06.23.2017
8:30 PM
$8 advance, $10 at the door

Music: Snowhaus, Wedding Camp, Burr, Amiright?

Western Mass 'shred pop' 4-piece Snowhaus return to SPACE, with heaping servings of posi-punk spirit, math-rock guitarisms, and high-octane dance-core vibes. Wedding Camp are the Maine and New Hampshire-based trio of Rachel Ponce, Kate Sullivan-Jones (The Outfits, The English Muffins, last Halloween's incredible Bikini Kill band), and Chris Gervais (Cool Tara,... MORE
Saturday06.24.2017
8:30 PM
$8

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
Wednesday06.28.2017
8:00 PM
Free

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
Thursday06.29.2017
8:00 PM
$12 advance, $15 day of show

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
Wednesday07.05.2017
7:00 PM
$8
$6 For SPACE Members and Students w/ ID

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
Wednesday07.12.2017
8:00 PM
$8

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
Wednesday07.12.2017
8:00 PM
Free

Film: GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL Bayside Bowl Rooftop Summer Film Series

Wes Anderson's THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL recounts the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune -- all against the back-drop ofa suddenly and dramatically... MORE
Wednesday07.26.2017
8:00 PM
Free

Film: GET OUT Bayside Bowl Rooftop Summer Film Series

Now that Chris and his girlfriend, Rose, have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway upstate with Missy and Dean. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a... MORE
Wednesday08.09.2017
8:00 PM
Free