Upcoming Events

E.g., 2018/12/13
E.g., 2018/12/13

Film: THE TASK + Live video chat with filmmaker Leigh Ledare

Twenty-eight strangers shuffle into a nondescript room where they sit down for day three of a radical social experiment orchestrated by taboo-breaking artist LEIGH LEDARE. Veering between brutal honesty, righteous indignation, manipulative caginess, and suspicion of the inscrutable “task” at hand, the participants—spread across race, age, gender, and class lines—relentlessly analyze each and... MORE
Thursday12.13.2018
7:00 PM
$8
$6 for SPACE Members and Students w/ ID

Community event: Portland Print Crawl with Pickwick Independent Press and Little Chair Printing

  It's the 2018 Portland Print Crawl people!  Check out all the amazing print shops opening up for TWO DAYS to shop, stroll and mingle with some very fine printers and makers. See the list below and check out their individual sights for specific info. Interactive booklets at each location will be available, complete with a map, and crawlers will end up with a passport full of prints... MORE
Friday12.14.2018
5:00 PM
FREE

Performance: Riley Watts, VEIL (Lesslessness)

SPACE is pleased to present VEIL (Lesslessness) by Riley Watts. In December 2018, Riley Watts will spend two weeks in residence at SPACE. As a part of this residency he will perform on Friday, December 7 and Friday, December 14.  Veil (Lesslessness) is an ongoing choreographic project by Riley Watts exploring the... MORE
Friday12.14.2018
6:00 PM
$5 suggested donation

Community event: Portland Print Crawl with Pickwick Independent Press and Little Chair Printing

It's the 2018 Portland Print Crawl people!  Check out all the amazing print shops opening up for TWO DAYS to shop, stroll and mingle with some very fine printers and makers. See the list below and check out their individual sights for specific info. Interactive booklets at each location will be available, complete with a map, and crawlers will end up with a passport full of prints by the... MORE
Saturday12.15.2018
10:00 AM
FREE

Community event: BALANCING ACT 2: Book Launch

Please join the Maine Writers & Publishers Association to celebrate Littoral Books’s publication of Balancing Act 2, an anthology of Maine women poets. Forty-three years after the publication of the original Balancing Act in 1975, Littoral Books has once again gathered poems from women across the State of Maine for Balancing Act 2. This new anthology contains the poetry of 50 Maine women,... MORE
Saturday12.15.2018
2:00 PM
Free/Suggested Donation

Community event: Nonfiction Media Producers' Meetup

We’re living in a golden era of nonfiction media storytelling but too rarely do we get to meet one another and learn about the rich body of producers often toiling away at lonely editing stations or globe-trotting on projects. This event is an opportunity for area producers of documentary film, video, and audio to meet and learn about each others’ work and expand the community. All levels of... MORE
Wednesday12.19.2018
6:00 PM
FREE to the public

Film: MINDING THE GAP + Live video chat with filmmaker Bing Liu

First-time filmmaker Bing Liu’s documentary MINDING THE GAP is a coming-of-age saga of three skateboarding friends in their Rust Belt hometown hit hard by decades of recession. In his quest to understand why he and his friends all ran away from home when they were younger,Bing follows 23-year-old Zack as he becomes a father and 17-year-old Keire as he gets his first job. As the film unfolds, Bing... MORE
Sunday12.30.2018
7:00 PM
$8
$6 for SPACE Members

Music: SPACE New Year's Party with DJ Double Dessert with special guests Bright Boy, Cinnamon Maxxine, and visuals by Fyvr

Ring in the New Year in style with SPACE! DJ Double Dessert brings the party alongside special guests, Portland future-soul beatmaking crooner Bright Boy and burlesque starlet Cinnamon Maxxine. Technicolor visuals provided by Fyvr. Dip your toes into the pool of possibility and bid 2018 a fond adieu with us!  Power Absolute by Bright Boy
Monday12.31.2018
9:00 PM
$10
$8 for members

Music: Boy Harsher the coldwave duo blends minimal synth through dark electro-pop sounds

for this special tour preview show, Boy Harsher will collaborate with Portland-based multimedia artist Lindsay Joy Stone on a special light installation.    "You make me feel like falling through. I disappear, in my mind." Boy Harsher return with their second LP Careful - a wild ride that celebrates abandon, while mourning attachment + love. Boy Harsher began as an urgent... MORE
Saturday01.05.2019
8:30 PM
$10 advance, $12 day of show
$2 off for SPACE members

Family event: NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FILM FESTIVAL 2018 BEST OF FEST KIDS FLICKS ONE

SHORTS | 52 min. Recommended ages: 3-7  in English, No dialogue   Kid Flicks One gives a warm welcome to all budding cinephiles with this lively international lineup of fun. Kick off the festivities with good hygiene and great dubstep in Party Mouth(USA), then let your hair—or, er fur—down and hang loose in I Want to Live in the Zoo (Russia). And,... MORE
Saturday01.12.2019
11:00 AM
ADULTS: $8 | KIDS: $5
Adult members: $6