Upcoming Events

E.g., 2018/11/21
E.g., 2018/11/21

Film: CRIME + PUNISHMENT + Live video chat with NYPD12 officer

Amidst a landmark class action lawsuit over illegal policing quotas, CRIME + PUNISHMENT chronicles the remarkable efforts and struggles of a group of black and Latino whistleblower cops and the young minorities they are pressured to arrest and summons in New York City. A highly intimate and cinematic experience with unprecedented access, Crime + Punishment examines the United States' most... MORE
7:00 PM
FREE to the public

Music: Chris Speed Trio with Wendy Eisenberg The NYC saxophonist with The Bad Plus drummer Dave King and bassist Chris Tordini

Chris Speed and Dave King of Broken Shadows return to SPACE!  Since arriving in New York in the early 1990s, reed player Chris Speed has been one of the most vital improvising musicians on the scene. His work has always ranged widely, moving from a jazz base out through various forms of folk, classical, and rock music. With the formation of this excellent trio with drummer Dave King (The... MORE
8:00 PM
$15 advance, $18 day of show
$2 off for SPACE members

Music: Richard Reed Parry's Quiet River with Rain Machine A dreamlike journey of psychedelic songs from the Arcade Fire multi-instrumentalist

Richard Reed Parry is thrilled to announce that he has signed to ANTI- Records and will be releasing two albums as a two volume series. This autumnal equinox - September 21 - Quiet River of Dust Vol. 1 will be released while the spring equinox of 2019 will be the release date of Volume 2. Best known as an accomplished multi-instrumentalist in the Grammy-winning rock band Arcade Fire, the Quiet... MORE
8:30 PM
$15 advance, $18 day of show

Music: Lisa/Liza with Kafari and Bad History Month Portland's own psych-folk songstress celebrates her first full band LP

Portland psych-folk songstress Lisa/Liza has shared the SPACE stage with indie folk giants such Angel Olson and Kaki King, comfortably holding her own and enchanting unsuspecting audiences. Last year's Deserts of Youth, her first LP for Chicago-based Orindal Records won international praise from Pitchfork, Impose, Stereogum, and others for its elegant free-... MORE
8:30 PM

Workshop: Diva Practice with Kaj-anne Pepper

Join performance artist Pepper Pepper for a two-hour movement workshop-inspired by contemporary dance, theatrical improvisation, and drag! This playful, dance-based class practices embodiment, spacial awareness and lip-synch to experience new ways of being present with space, place, self. Open to all levels. Wear comfortable moveable cloths and bring a love of pop music.  This workshop is... MORE
12:00 PM
$0 - $15 sliding scale

Music: New York Night Train Soul Clap & Dance-Off with DJ Jonathan Toubin

DJ JONATHAN TOUBIN is bringing the world’s most popular soul party back to Portland. GET DOWN... all night long to the extra-exceptional, explosive, and exquisite original 1960s soul 45s of New York Night Train DJ Mr. Jonathan Toubin! GET IN... and join the DANCE-OFF to win a $100 CASH prize, judged by a distinguished panel of local luminaries.    "New York's best DJ."... MORE
9:00 PM
$6 for members

Community event: SPACE MEMBERS' BOWLING NIGHT we <3 our members

Brush off your bowling shoes*, we're hitting the lanes. We hope you'll join us for a special members outing at Bayside Bowl.   On December 5th from 7:30p-9:30p we'll be taking over the West Lanes of Bayside Bowl (the lanes to the right when you walk in). To our non-members & those who need to renew: our fiscal year ends December 31st! Make your year-end gift early to... MORE
7:30 PM

Performance: DIVA PRACTICE (SOLO) by Kaj-anne Pepper

SPACE is pleased to present DIVA PRACTICE (solo) by Kaj-anne Pepper. In June 2017, Kaj-anne Pepper spent two weeks at SPACE workshopping a performance in development as part of their Diva Practice Research Tour. The artist returns to the residency this winter, bringing the finished show back to Maine. DIVA PRACTICE (Solo) is a performance about drag queens dancing with uncertainty, technology... MORE
8:00 PM
$15 advance $18 day of
$10 members

Community event: Maine Initiatives 2018 Grants for Change Fair

What does racial justice look like in Maine? Who is doing the work? How do I get involved?  During December First Friday, join Maine Initiatives and the organizations in their racial justice cohort to explore the transformational justice and equity work happening across our state every day. Learn about each organization, and get involved as a volunteer, donor, and advocate for... MORE
5:00 PM
FREE to the public

Music: Priests with Empath and Rick Rude Urgent post-punk and rock&roll of and for these times

Recorded in the fall of 2016, the record is the culmination of two years’ writing, touring, tweaking, and refining. Throughout that time the band has carved out an existence on its own terms, performing mostly all-ages shows booked via a network of like-minded artists both within and outside punk communities. The album represents a major step forward for Priests. It’s the band’s most... MORE
8:30 PM
$10 advance, $12 day of show

Featured Upcoming Events

  • Film: Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018   |   7:00 PM
  • Music: Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018   |   8:00 PM
    Chris Speed Trio with Wendy Eisenberg
  • Music: Thursday, Nov 29, 2018   |   8:30 PM
    Richard Reed Parry's Quiet River with Rain Machine
  • Music: Friday, Nov 30, 2018   |   8:30 PM
    Lisa/Liza with Kafari and Bad History Month
  • Workshop: Saturday, Dec 1, 2018   |   12:00 PM
    Diva Practice with Kaj-anne Pepper
  • Music: Saturday, Dec 1, 2018   |   9:00 PM
    New York Night Train Soul Clap & Dance-Off
  • Community event: Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018   |   7:30 PM

Past Events

  • Film: Monday, Nov 19, 2018
  • Music: Thursday, Nov 15, 2018
    Searching for Home
  • Film: Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018
    BISBEE '17
  • Music: Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018
    Y La Bamba with Dead Gowns and Mousa
  • Music: Sunday, Nov 11, 2018
    Partner with Crunchcoat
  • Film: Saturday, Nov 10, 2018
  • Film: Saturday, Nov 10, 2018
  • Performance: Thursday, Nov 8, 2018
    The Moving Body in SPACE: Works in Progress II
  • Film: Sunday, Nov 4, 2018
  • Community event: Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018
    Migrations: Poems