Past Events

E.g., 2019/03/26
E.g., 2019/03/26

Film: Dirty Looks: 8 Years on

SPACE is pleased to present Dirty Looks: 8 Years on, a series of short films addressing queer history and identity. Queer film collective Dirty Looks compiles eight years of experimental screenings for a shorts program of signature delights that queer the pop cannon and (under)mine history for all of her unanswered questions. Ranging from digital drag revisionism to post-bohemian celluloid... MORE

Music: Buke and Gase with mmeadows and RJ Miller Iconic experimental pop duo make their overdue Maine debut

Buke and Gase members Aron Sanchez (him) and Arone Dyer (her) are back with their first album in six year, Scholars. In that gap, the duo have become established underground icons—collaborating with or acting as hand-picked support for fellow icons like Shellac, Battles, Reggie Watts, Animal Collective, Lou Reed & Laurie Anderson. Arone contributed vocals to the lead single from The National’... MORE

Music: Jenny Lin Plays Philip Glass [SOLD OUT] The Steinway recording artist and preeminent pianist plays pieces from legendary minimalist composer Philip Glass

Join Steinway pianist Jenny Lin as she performs seminal piano works by composer Philip Glass. Lin, the only pianist to play and record Glass' Complete Piano Etudes, will present a concert of Glass’s concert and film music including selections from Etudes, his Oscar-nominated score to The Hours, and his Golden Globe-winning score to The... MORE

Performance: Princess Performance art-pop psychedelic duo perform the Portland premiere of their live narrative video album Out There

The World Premiere of Princess’s Out There will be this spring at the Andy Warhol Museum followed by a tour at other institutions including the NYC premiere at New Museum, MCA San Diego, MOCA Cleveland, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Wexner Center for the Arts, DePaul Art Museum, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Alabama Contemporary Art Center,... MORE

Music: Lucy Dacus with Mal Blum and Fenne Lily-- SOLD OUT The Maine debut of one of indie-rock's most distinctive new voices

Lucy Dacus is done thinking small. Two years after her 2016 debut, No Burden, won her unanimous acclaim as one of rock's most promising new voices, Dacus returns on March 2 with Historian, a remarkably assured 10-track statement of intent. It finds her unafraid to take on the big questions — the life-or-death reckonings, and the ones that just feel that way. It's a record full of... MORE

Music: An Evening of Middle Eastern Music and Dance

Please join us for an exciting evening of music and dance from the Middle East! Dancers Sahar, Nasreen, Josephina and Dorothea share the stage with live music from Zapion and Friends. A student of the late Udi Alan Shavarsh Bardezbanian, Eric LaPerna, formed Zapion in 2010. Zapion plays folk, classical, Sufi, and art music from the Turkish and Arab traditions, as well as Armenian,... MORE

Music: Toothbrush with Wizard Party, Roy Orbitussin Local doom-metal improvisers celebrate the release of their new EP

Toothbrush - The brainchild of Chris Gervais (Nice Life, KGFREEZE, Wedding Camp) and Sean Ahern (Korovyov, Boat Dares) -- Instrumental doom metal, all completely improvised. Just bass, drums, and lots of tinnitus. Their new EP, "An Ocean Of Sulfur Will Run Deep Through Your Veins" is being released on MA label Midnight Werewolf Records, and will be available at the show. Wizard Party is an... MORE

Film: KinoNoir: Double Indemnity (1944) presented on 16mm

dir. Billy Wilder | 107 min | 1944 Followed by a Q&A This cinematic classic tells the story of a James M. Cain true crime novel about an insurance salesman who falls for another man’s wife and agrees to help her kill him. Each second Monday of the month, the KinoNoir series explores the human relationships central to film noir and the rumblings of the post-war cultural revolutions... MORE

Music: Pete McCann Quartet Co-presented by the Portland Conservatory of Music Dimensions in Jazz

An Eau Claire, Wisconsin native, jazz guitarist Pete McCann has been an integral part of the New York City jazz scene for over 25 years. He has just released Pay For It On The Other Side, his sixth recording as a leader. A sought-after sideman from duos to big bands, with a unique and wide-ranging set of musical skills, McCann has played guitar on over 100 CDs.  Pete has performed... MORE

Music: Bells Atlas with Kafari Soulful noise-pop five-piece from Oakland make their Maine debut

Trying to nail down the sound of Bells Atlas is a bit like narrating the inner workings of a kaleidoscope – where it's more about tripping out than nailing it down. A surreal blend of r&b, psychedelia, jazz, and pop, rooted in the cultural bellwether of Oakland, CA, Bells Atlas has supported a number of international artists and shared the stage with acts such as Hiatus Kaiyote,... MORE