Upcoming Events

E.g., 2018/06/19
E.g., 2018/06/19

Music: Pile with Lina Tullgren and Bright Boy 'Your favorite band's favorite band'

Pile have never released the same album twice, since the project’s 2007 beginnings the Boston quartet have been continuously evolving, pushing expectations, and obliterating good sensibility. A Hairshirt of Purpose, the band’s fifth album continues that tradition in a different light. Following the raw intensity and unpredictability of You’re Better Than This, the band settled down... MORE
Tuesday07.10.2018
8:00 PM
$10 advance, $12 day of show

Film: STOP MAKING SENSE 2018 SUMMER ROOFTOP FILM SERIES AT BAYSIDE BOWL

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's frontman, David Byrne, first appears on an empty stage, armed with only an acoustic guitar, and is gradually joined by bassist Tina Weymouth, drummer Chris Frantz, keyboardist Jerry Harrison and a cadre of backup singers as they... MORE
Wednesday07.11.2018
8:00 PM
FREE to the public

Community event: Poetic Voices for Social Justice A Stonecoast Reading

Stonecoast MFA faculty member Martín Espada, recent winner of the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, Pulitzer Prize finalist, American Book Award winner and National Book Critics Circle nominee, will give a public reading alongside Lauren Marie Schmidt, author of three collections of poetry including Psalms of The Dining Room--a sequence of poems about her volunteer experience at a soup kitchen.... MORE
Thursday07.12.2018
7:00 PM
$10 suggested donation to benefit the Social Justice Scholarship Fund

Music: faUSt with Video Nasties German krautrock legends make their Maine debut celebrating five decades as a band

Books out! Class work! Subject: Geometry. What do all these rectangles, circles, dots, and triangles mean to you? It's not so old-school when Werner "Zappi" Diermaier presents his geometrical forms. But the question that bandmates and the audience at the California Institute of the Arts were confronted with was a rather similar one: How would you transform the graphic score, which is currently... MORE
Tuesday07.17.2018
8:00 PM
$16 advance, $20 day of show
$14 advance, $18 day of show for SPACE members

Film: GIRLS TRIP 2018 SUMMER ROOFTOP FILM SERIES AT BAYSIDE BOWL

Best friends Ryan, Sasha, Lisa and Dina are in for the adventure of a lifetime when they travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival. Along the way, they rekindle their sisterhood and rediscover their wild side by doing enough dancing, drinking, brawling and romancing to make the Big Easy blush. Wednesdays this summer, June 13th through August 29th, SPACE selects a favorite... MORE
Wednesday07.18.2018
8:00 PM
FREE to the public

Music: The Cassatt Quartet with Vasko Dukovski works by Melinda Wagner, Vineet Shende, Dan Sonenberg, and more

  The Cassatt Quartet, one of the contemporary-classical world's most highly-regarded string quartets presents a program of new and recent works, in collaboration with the celebrated Macedonian clarinetist Vasko Dukovski. Featured composers include the Pulitzer Prize-winning Melinda Wagner, Bowdoin music department chair Vineet Shende, USM composer-in-residence Dan... MORE
Thursday07.19.2018
7:30 PM
$12 advance, $15 day of show
$10 for students and members

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

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

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

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

Featured Upcoming Events

  • Workshop: Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018   |   5:00 PM
    Noah Breuer at Pickwick Independent Press
  • Film: Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018   |   8:00 PM
    LADY BIRD
  • Community event: Saturday, Jun 23, 2018   |   12:00 PM
    Camp Solong: Almost Season - Closing Reception, Artist Talk and Ruffle Draw
  • Film: Saturday, Jun 23, 2018   |   6:30 PM
    THE WORK
  • Artist Talk: Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018   |   6:00 PM
    Justin Favela
  • Artist Talk: Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018   |   7:00 PM
    Justin Favela
  • Film: Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018   |   8:00 PM
    SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN

Past Events

  • Performance: Sunday, Jun 17, 2018
    PortFringe 2018
  • Family event: Saturday, Jun 16, 2018
    Kids Open Studios
  • Community event: Thursday, Jun 14, 2018
    Maine Literary Awards
  • Film: Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018
    HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH [Pride Portland Event]
  • Community event: Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018
    Coming Out Story Night
  • Community event: Monday, Jun 11, 2018
    All the Sex Ed You Didn't Get in High School
  • Film: Sunday, Jun 10, 2018
    195 LEWIS + YAANI SUPREME
  • Music: Saturday, Jun 9, 2018
    The Rose Quintet presents Elvis Costello's The Juliet Letters
  • Family event: Saturday, Jun 9, 2018
    Kids Open Studios
  • Music: Friday, Jun 8, 2018
    Paul de Jong (of The Books)