Past Events

E.g., 2018/11/13
E.g., 2018/11/13

Music: Partner with Crunchcoat "part musical act. part teenage diary. 100% queer."

Partner is funny, but not a joke. Gay, but not for each other, as their Instagram tagline reads. Partner is the "mature" effort of two best friends named Josée Caron and Lucy Niles from small town East Coast Canada. Borne of their bizarre and fortuitous friendship, Partner confidently harnesses the infinite power of Rock to explore a variety of niche yet strangely universal themes. ... MORE

Film: BREWMASTER Part of Portland Beer Week

Douglas Tirola's BREWMASTER artfully captures the craftsmanship, passion and innovation within the beer industry.  The story follows a young ambitious New York lawyer who struggles to chase his American dream of becoming a brewmaster and a Milwaukee based professional beer educator as he attempts to become a Master Cicerone.  Helping tell the story of beer are some of the best-known... MORE

Performance: The Moving Body in SPACE: Works in Progress II

L to R: Michael Figueroa, Nora Petroliunas, and Heather Stewart Join us for the second iteration of our new contemporary dance/movement/performance series featuring three works in development by Heather Stewart, Michael Figueroa, and Nora Petroliunas. The series aims to provide a much-needed regional performance opportunity to debut works in development exploring the contemporary body as medium... MORE

Community event: Feeding the beast A happy hour roundtable for cultural organizations/small businesses

If social media engagement is changing and pay-to-play models push out organic streams of content, what is the future of digital outreach? What should organizations and creative projects with limited digital marketing budgets be doing to foster accessibility and get the word out about their work to new audiences? What do we want the post-"fake news" social media landscape to look like? ... MORE

Film: EL MAR LA MAR Making Migration Visible: Traces, Tracks & Pathways

An immersive and enthralling journey through the Sonoran Desert on the U.S.-Mexico border, EL MAR LA MAR weaves together harrowing oral histories from the area with hand-processed 16mm images of flora, fauna and items left behind by travelers. Subjects speak of intense, mythic experiences in the desert: A man tells of a fifteen-foot-tall monster said to haunt the region, while a border patrolman... MORE

Community event: Migrations: Poems in conjunction with Making Migration Visible: Traces, Tracks & Pathways

A diverse collection of poets who live in Maine will read and perform work that touches on the traces, tracks, and pathways of various kinds of migration. All of the participating poets have been featured in Deep Water, a weekly poetry column in the Maine Sunday Telegram selected and edited by Gibson Fay-LeBlanc. Participating poets include   Kifah Abdulla, who is a poet,... MORE


Ilhan  Omar,  a  young,  hijab-wearing  mother  of  three,  takes  on  two  formidable  opponents  in  a  highly  contested  race  for  a  seat  in  the  Minnesota  State  Legislature. If  successful,  she  will  become  the  first  Somali... MORE

Music: SPACE Halloween Party Locals take on Depeche Mode, Roxy Music, Hole, and The Knife

Luminaries of local rock done the masks of their pan-generational pop dreams, with Sunset Hearts as Depeche Mode, The Blood Caps as Roxy Music, Contrapposto as The Knife, and Virile (members of Cadaverette, The Worst, Ossalot, and Crunchcoat) as Hole. Get those tickets early! The SPACE Halloween show sells out every year! ​


An inspired and intimate portrait of a place and its people, HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING looks at the lives of Daniel Collins and Quincy Bryant, two young African American men from rural Hale County, Alabama, over the course of five years. Collins attends college in search of opportunity while Bryant becomes a father to an energetic son in an open-ended, poetic form that privileges the... MORE