Upcoming Events

E.g., 2019/06/15
E.g., 2019/06/15

Film: Leto A film about the birth of the underground rock and roll scene in the USSR tells a story of love, censorship, and finding summer joy

Join SPACE for a timely summer music film by avant-garde and politically persecuted Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov. This tribute to the Soviet summer (“leto”) of rock and roll is set against the backdrop of Leningrad in the eighties. There, the underground rock scene is burgeoning ahead of the Perestroika reconstruction, while fans and artists smuggle in LP’s by Lou Reed and... MORE
Tuesday07.16.2019
8:00 PM
$8 general admission
$6 SPACE members

Music: The Cassatt String Quartet with pianist Ursula Oppens presented by the Seal Bay Festival

Acclaimed as one of America's outstanding ensembles, the Manhattan based Cassatt String Quartet has performed throughout North America, Europe, and the Far East, with appearances at New York's Alice Tully Hall and Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, the Tanglewood Music Theater, the Kennedy Center and Library of Congress in Washington, DC, the Theatre des Champs in Paris and Maeda Hall in Tokyo... MORE
Thursday07.18.2019
7:30 PM
$15 advance, $20 day of show
$2 off for SPACE members

Music: Lakou Mizik 9-piece multigenerational Haitian ensemble returns!

Lakou Mizik is a multigenerational collective of Haitian musicians formed in the aftermath of the devastating 2010 earthquake. The group includes elder legends and rising young talents, united in a mission to honor the healing spirit of their collective culture and communicate a message of pride, strength and hope to their countrymen and the world. Music is at the core of Haiti’s sense of... MORE
Thursday07.25.2019
8:00 PM
$16 advance, $20 day of show
$2 off for SPACE members

Artist Talk: Poets & Writers Live Editor Kevin Larimer in conversation with Christina Baker Kline and Lily King

Join the Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance and SPACE for a very special evening of Poets & Writers Live, featuring Kevin Larimer, the editor in chief of Poet & Writers Magazine in conversation with two of Maine’s most acclaimed best-selling novelists Christina Baker Kline and Lily King. Poets & Writers Live was launched in 2013 in response to interviews and discussions... MORE
Friday07.26.2019
7:00 PM
Suggested donation

Music: Tal National Joyous West African guitar lines and deep dance grooves

Tal National are from Niamey, the capital of the land locked West African country of Niger. The band formed in 2000, starting first as a hobby for 3 friends, and by 2009 established themselves as the most popular and successful band in Niger. Other Nigerien bands have made a bigger splash outside of Niger (ie Bombino), but within the borders of home - Tal National are the superstars. In this... MORE
Sunday08.04.2019
8:00 PM
$15 advance, $18 day of show
$2 off for SPACE members

Music: Kaleta & Super Yamba Band Afro-funk dance music from Benin/Nigeria/NYC fronted by former Fela Kuti guitar legend

Brooklyn afro-funksters Kaleta & Super Yamba Band are fronted by Afrobeat veteran Leon Ligan-Majek a.k.a. Kaleta. The singer, guitarist and percussionist from the West African country of Benin Republic lived his adolescent life in Lagos, Nigeria where Afrobeat was born. Kaleta performed and toured the world with the gods, Fela Kuti and King Sunny Ade, along with Majek Fashek and recently... MORE
Saturday08.10.2019
8:30 PM
$12 advance, $15 day of show
$2 off for SPACE members

Performance: Sara Juli's Burnt-Out Wife

Sara Juli named a 2019 National Dance Project Production Grant Finalist  A world premiere of Maine based artist Sara Juli’s latest feminist solo, Burnt­-Out Wife. Taking on topics such as monogamy, intimacy, loneliness, and other marital taboos, Juli employs her physical and comedic talents to explore autobiographical issues of importance to all women. This full length, multimedia work... MORE
Thursday10.17.2019
7:00 PM
$30 general admission
$25 SPACE and Ovations members

Performance: Sara Juli's Burnt-Out Wife

Sara Juli named a 2019 National Dance Project Production Grant Finalist  A world premiere of Maine based artist Sara Juli’s latest feminist solo, Burnt­-Out Wife. Taking on topics such as monogamy, intimacy, loneliness, and other marital taboos, Juli employs her physical and comedic talents to explore autobiographical issues of importance to all women. This full length, multimedia work... MORE
Friday10.18.2019
7:00 PM
$30 general admission
$25 SPACE and Ovations members

Performance: Sara Juli's Burnt-Out Wife

Sara Juli named a 2019 National Dance Project Production Grant Finalist  A world premiere of Maine based artist Sara Juli’s latest feminist solo, Burnt­-Out Wife. Taking on topics such as monogamy, intimacy, loneliness, and other marital taboos, Juli employs her physical and comedic talents to explore autobiographical issues of importance to all women. This full length, multimedia work... MORE
Saturday10.19.2019
7:00 PM
$30 general admission
$25 SPACE and Ovations members

Performance: Sara Juli's Burnt-Out Wife

Sara Juli named a 2019 National Dance Project Production Grant Finalist  A world premiere of Maine based artist Sara Juli’s latest feminist solo, Burnt­-Out Wife. Taking on topics such as monogamy, intimacy, loneliness, and other marital taboos, Juli employs her physical and comedic talents to explore autobiographical issues of importance to all women. This full length, multimedia work... MORE
Saturday10.19.2019
9:00 PM
$30 general admission
$25 SPACE and Ovations members

Featured Upcoming Events

  • Music: Sunday, Jun 16, 2019   |   7:30 PM
    Droneflower with Foret Endormie
  • Film: Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019   |   7:00 PM
    Little Woods
  • Music: Thursday, Jun 20, 2019   |   8:30 PM
    Helado Negro with August Eve
  • Film: Sunday, Jun 23, 2019   |   7:00 PM
    Grave of the Fireflies
  • Film: Monday, Jun 24, 2019   |   7:00 PM
    Grave of the Fireflies
  • Community event: Friday, Jun 28, 2019   |   7:00 PM
    Good and Mad with Rebecca Traister
  • Music: Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019   |   8:00 PM
    Mdou Moctar with Clay Camero & the County Line Bandits

Past Events

  • Community event: Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019
    E.B. WHITE ON DEMOCRACY: A Conversation
  • Film: Monday, Jun 10, 2019
    KinoNoir: The Searchers
  • Music: Sunday, Jun 9, 2019
    Mette Rasmussen/Tashi Dorji Duo with Greef
  • Community event: Friday, Jun 7, 2019
    Pride Portland! Kickoff Dance Party
  • Music: Thursday, Jun 6, 2019
    Tyondai Braxton with Matt Mehlan and IE
  • Film: Sunday, Jun 2, 2019
    A Collection of Shorts
  • Film: Sunday, Jun 2, 2019
    Public Hearing
  • Music: Saturday, Jun 1, 2019
    Amy Reid with Brattyboi and Hi Tiger
  • Music: Friday, May 31, 2019
    PCMF: Retro/perspective
  • Performance: Thursday, May 30, 2019
    Blue of the World Book Launch