Upcoming Events

E.g., 2019/04/22
E.g., 2019/04/22

Film: Common Carrier A survey of works by James N. Kienitz Wilkins

SPACE and Points North Institute are pleased to co-present a highlighted selection of works by filmmaker and artist James N. Kienitz Wilkins, the first survey of his work in his home state. Straddling the worlds of film and art, Wilkins writing and directing distinctively explore issues within language and performance, while perpetually experimenting with the formal codes of filmmaking. His... MORE
Tuesday05.07.2019
7:00 PM
$8 general
$6 SPACE members

Community event: VARIETY SHOW A MULTI-MEDIA EXTRAVAGANZA

A multi-media extravaganza featuring people of all ability levels!  Both nights of Variety Show will feature fabulous hosts, short films by directors of all abilities, and a variety of incredible live acts - all in the style of a 1960s television spectacular! Due to its overwhelming popularity, Variety Show will run for TWO NIGHTS this year! Though... MORE
Wednesday05.08.2019
7:00 PM
Tickets start at $8 with additional donation/perk ticket levels available

Community event: VARIETY SHOW A MULTI-MEDIA EXTRAVAGANZA

A multi-media extravaganza featuring people of all ability levels!  Both nights of Variety Show will feature fabulous hosts, short films by directors of all abilities, and a variety of incredible live acts - all in the style of a 1960s television spectacular! Due to its overwhelming popularity, Variety Show will run for TWO NIGHTS this year! Though... MORE
Thursday05.09.2019
7:00 PM
Tickets start at $8 with additional donation/perk ticket levels available

Music: Leslie Ross and N.B. Aldrich Experimental works for multi-mic'd bassoon and computer in a quadraphonic environment

Aldrich and Ross are prominent members of the Maine contemporary music community with over 60 years of composing and performing between them. This concert will include structured and improvised pieces both as solos and duets. Ross is known for her use of multiphonic techniques and digital processing that explores the relationship between timbre and pitch. Aldrich primarily... MORE
Saturday05.11.2019
8:00 PM
$10 advance, $12 day of show
$2 off for SPACE members

Film: Kinonoir: Out of the Past PRESENTED ON 16MM

dir. Jacques Tourneur | 97 min. | 1947 | followed by a Q&A A former private eye makes a rendezvous with his past when he becomes enthralled by a mysterious, danger-courting woman. Robert Mitchum, Kirk Douglas, Jane Greer, and Rhonda Fleming star in this beguiling voyage into pulp fiction, with a film that defined the midcentury “femme fatale” archetype.   About KinoNoir The winter/... MORE
Monday05.13.2019
7:00 PM
$8 general admission
$6 SPACE members

Music: Ceschi and Factor Chandelier (w/live band) with Sole, BRZOWSKI, Pink Navel, s.al (aka Safari Al) Seasoned indie rap, folk-punk veteran returns with new album and a deep supporting cast. Co-presented by Monday of the Minds

On Sad, Fat Luck, their second collaborative full-length, rapper/singer Ceschi Ramos and producer Factor Chandelier have condensed three years of heavy touring, profound loss, and late stage capitalism polemics into a 13-track album.   While driving on the autobahn manically throttled on espresso during a tour with cult rapper Serengeti, Ceschi put on a beat that Factor had sent him... MORE
Friday05.17.2019
8:30 PM
$12 advance, 15 day of show

Film: The Andre Trilogy A survey of works by James N. Kienitz Wilkins

The second of four programs celebrating one of the most exciting and unpredictable experimental filmmakers working today, James N. Kienitz Wilkins. This acclaimed trio of works from 2014-15 will be followed by a post-screening discussion with the Boston-born and Maine-raised artist, facilitated by Samara Chadwick, Senior Programmer of Points North Institute.  The... MORE
Sunday05.19.2019
7:00 PM
$8 general admission
$6 SPACE member

Performance: Moving in SPACE III Works in Progress Performance Incubator

The third iteration of our contemporary works in progress performance series features artists Seraah, Meghan Frederick, and Tyler Rai. This trio presents diverse approaches to performance with new works exploring the embodied human experience. Seraah inquires about mortality through kinesthesia, Frederick investigates dancing through pregnancy and motherhood, and Rai seeks to channel ancestral... MORE
Wednesday05.22.2019
7:00 PM
$12 advance general admission, $15 day of show
$10 SPACE members

Music: Slanted: How an Asian American Troublemaker Took On the Supreme Court Presented by the Chinese & American Friendship Association of Maine

SPACE and CAFAM presents: A performance by The Slants and a discussion with Simon Tam. Simon Tam is founder and bassist of The Slants, often credited as the world's first and only all-Asian American dance rock band but he's probably best known for winning a landmark civil rights case. The US Patent & Trademark office had originally barred the band from registering what it noted was a... MORE
Friday05.24.2019
7:30 PM
$10 advance, $12 day of show
$2 off for SPACE members and CAFAM members

Workshop: Animation Tutorial with Andrew Elijah Edwards

Calling all animators and makers! Fellow tinkerer and SPACE exhibiting artist, Andrew Elijah Edwards will lead an artist talk and animation workshop during this two-hour event. Edwards' talk will explore his perspectives on the history and future relationship between artists and technology. He will then give a breif introduction and demonstration on 3D modeling and animation in the open source... MORE
Saturday05.25.2019
12:00 AM
$10 suggested donation

Featured Upcoming Events

  • Film: Monday, Apr 22, 2019   |   7:00 PM
    Cielo
  • Music: Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019   |   8:00 PM
    Sheer Mag with The Smarthearts and Billy Midol
  • Family event: Friday, May 3, 2019   |   4:00 PM
    Indigo Arts Alliance Presents - Black, Brown + Indigo (Opening Night)
  • Music: Friday, May 3, 2019   |   8:30 PM
    Miss Eaves
  • Film: Saturday, May 4, 2019   |   12:00 PM
    Black, Brown + Indigo - Folklore, Myth & Fantasy
  • Film: Saturday, May 4, 2019   |   3:30 PM
    Black, Brown + Indigo - Into the Future
  • Film: Saturday, May 4, 2019   |   7:00 PM
    Black, Brown + Indigo - Afro Voices from Latin America

Past Events

  • Community event: Saturday, Apr 20, 2019
    How to Love a Country book launch [SOLD OUT]
  • Music: Friday, Apr 19, 2019
    David Torn, Tim Berne, Ches Smith - Sun of Goldfinger
  • Music: Thursday, Apr 18, 2019
    And the Kids with Julia Caesar and The Asthmatic
  • Family event: Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019
    Wiggle and Watch: Wall-E
  • Film: Sunday, Apr 14, 2019
    Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Music: Saturday, Apr 13, 2019
    Ourbigband featuring Matt Wilson
  • Music: Thursday, Apr 11, 2019
    Sammus with Just Plain Jones and Achene
  • Film: Monday, Apr 8, 2019
    KinoNoir: Sunset Boulevard (1950)
  • Music: Monday, Apr 1, 2019
    Raven Chacon with Sterile Garden and Nadia
  • Performance: Sunday, Mar 31, 2019
    Pericles - Naked Shakespeare