Upcoming Events

E.g., 2019/04/19
E.g., 2019/04/19

Music: David Torn, Tim Berne, Ches Smith - Sun of Goldfinger The mercurial trio explores the outer edges of improvisation (co-presented by Portland Conservatory of Music Dimensions In Jazz)

Saxophonist Tim Berne, drummer Ches Smith and guitarist David Torn push far beyond jazz’s known boundaries in Sun of Goldfinger. The trio explores the edges of the genre, infusing it with perspectives ranging from the minimalist to the cinematic to the metallic. The improvisation-based group effortlessly, seamlessly shifts from atmospheres into shattering mayhem to thrilling effect. All three... MORE
Friday04.19.2019
8:00 PM
$16 advance, $20 day of show
$2 off for SPACE members and students

Community event: How to Love a Country book launch [SOLD OUT] A new collection of poetry by Richard Blanco

  The Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance and SPACE are honored to host the Maine launch of How to Love a Country, Richard Blanco’s first new full-length collection of poetry since his 2013 turn as President Obama’s inaugural poet. Blanco’s reading will be followed by an on-stage conversation with the Portland Press Herald’s Bob Keyes.    SIGNED BOOKS Registration for this... MORE
Saturday04.20.2019
5:00 PM
Free for SPACE and MWPA members, General admission: $5 advance donation, $8 donation at the door

Film: Cielo Earth Day Screening

dir. Alison McAlpine | 2018 | 78 min | In Spanish, English, and French, with English subtitles Through acclaimed cinematography, this experimental “love poem for the night sky” transports us to the Atacame Desert in Chile, one of the darkest places on our planet to experience our celestial surroundings. Featuring perspectives ranging from the scientific to spiritual from “Planet Hunter”... MORE
Monday04.22.2019
7:00 PM
$8
$6

Music: Sheer Mag with The Smarthearts and Billy Midol Gritty Philly political power-pop punks make their Maine debut!

A tear in the firmament.   Beyond the noxious haze of our national nightmare - as structures of social justice and global progress topple in our midst - there lies a faint but undeniable glow in the distance.   What is it?   Like so many before us we are drawn to the beacon.  But only by the bootstraps of our indignation do we go so boldly into the dark to find... MORE
Wednesday04.24.2019
8:00 PM
$14 advance, $16 day of show
$2 off for SPACE members

Family event: Indigo Arts Alliance Presents - Black, Brown + Indigo (Opening Night) A film series showcasing the contemporary African and African-American experience

Indigo Arts Alliance in partnership with SPACE is bringing the power of Black storytelling to Maine, May 3rd - 5th, 2019. Black, Brown + Indigo is a series of films that each provide a glimpse into African and African-American life across the globe. A mix of narrative and documentary features and shorts, the films highlight the diversity and complexity of Black lives across the... MORE
Friday05.03.2019
4:00 PM

Music: Miss Eaves The Brooklyn-based DIY electro-pop-rap-dance femcee returns! (co-presented by Indigo Arts Alliance)

Miss Eaves is the feminist sound storm of Brooklyn-based multimedia artist Shanthony Exum. Her fierce femcee electro-pop-rap-dance-explosions celebrate confident women who aren’t afraid to love themselves and own their sexuality — all with a take-no-shit attitude that pushes back at the patriarchy, haters, and anyone else who tries to keep her down. And the world has taken notice: Miss Eaves has... MORE
Friday05.03.2019
8:30 PM
$10 advance, $12 day of show
$2 off for SPACE members

Film: Black, Brown + Indigo - Folklore, Myth & Fantasy Presented by Indigo Arts Alliance in partnership with SPACE

Indigo Arts Alliance in partnership with SPACE is bringing the power of Black storytelling to Maine, May 3rd - 5th, 2019. Black, Brown + Indigo is a series of films that each provide a glimpse into African and African-American life across the globe. A mix of narrative and documentary features and shorts, the films highlight the diversity and complexity of Black lives across the... MORE
Saturday05.04.2019
12:00 PM
$8
$6

Film: Black, Brown + Indigo - Into the Future A film series showcasing the contemporary African and African-American experience

Indigo Arts Alliance in partnership with SPACE is bringing the power of Black storytelling to Maine, May 3rd - 5th, 2019. Black, Brown + Indigo is a series of films that each provide a glimpse into African and African-American life across the globe. A mix of narrative and documentary features and shorts, the films highlight the diversity and complexity of Black lives across the... MORE
Saturday05.04.2019
3:30 PM
$8
$6

Film: Black, Brown + Indigo - Afro Voices from Latin America A film series showcasing the contemporary African and African-American experience

Indigo Arts Alliance in partnership with SPACE is bringing the power of Black storytelling to Maine, May 3rd - 5th, 2019. Black, Brown + Indigo is a series of films that each provide a glimpse into African and African-American life across the globe. A mix of narrative and documentary features and shorts, the films highlight the diversity and complexity of Black lives across the... MORE
Saturday05.04.2019
7:00 PM
$8
$6

Community event: Black, Brown + Indigo - Symphony of the Soul A film series showcasing the contemporary African and African-American experience

Indigo Arts Alliance in partnership with SPACE is bringing the power of Black storytelling to Maine, May 3rd - 5th, 2019. Black, Brown + Indigo is a series of films that each provide a glimpse into African and African-American life across the globe. A mix of narrative and documentary features and shorts, the films highlight the diversity and complexity of Black lives across the... MORE
Sunday05.05.2019
11:30 AM
Free and open to the public