Past Events

E.g., 2018/09/22
E.g., 2018/09/22

Music: Waking Windows 100+ bands, writers, artists, comedians, thinkers, and much more over 2 days & 17 venues

Waking Windows is back! 2 days. 100+ bands, authors, artists, DJs, comedians, and thinkers. 12 special events. All across 18 venues throughout Bayside and Congress St. SPACE is honored to play host to TEEN, Ivy Sole, Miho Hatori, Miss Eaves, Ryan Power, Just Plain Jones, Mosart212, Thunderboys, Fyvr & Turquoise Crown, and Bare Portland.  For more information go to wakingwindowsportland... MORE
Friday09.21.2018

Music: Algiers with Kafari and Achene The Atlanta ‘dystopian soul’ band makes their Portland debut

Waking Windows festival pre-party! The festival box office will be open at SPACE all night, so you can score passes (while they’re still at the advance price) and get your festival wristbands early.  In the dark times, Will there be singing? Yes, there will be singing, About the dark times.  -- Bertolt Brecht We won't be led to slaughter. This is self-genocide. It's the hand... MORE
Thursday09.20.2018

Film: BLACK MOTHER With Khalik Allah

Part film, part baptism, in BLACK MOTHER director Khalik Allah brings us on a spiritual exploration through Jamaica. Soaking up its bustling metropolises and tranquil countryside, Allah introduces us to a succession of vividly rendered souls who call this island home. Their candid testimonies create a polyphonic symphony, set against a visual prayer of indelible portraiture. Immersed into the... MORE
Sunday09.16.2018

Community event: Kindling Fund Info Session at Camden International Film Festival

The Kindling Fund supports artist-organized projects that engage audiences and incorporate the visual arts in meaningful ways. With a focus on experimentation, the Fund distributes grants to Maine artists ranging from $1,500 - $5,000. Successful applications value unconventional engagement, critical dialogue, collaboration, and create new models for presenting artists' work. This event is one of... MORE
Sunday09.16.2018

Performance: Nat Evans - Flyover Country

Flyover Country is the newest work by sound artist Nat Evans. This multi-layered composition picks apart the nation's colonialist history from 1710 - 1940 and its impact on grasslands ecology, indigenous communities, and extraction industries through the lens of the artist's family archive. Music, video, electronics, and the artist's own storytelling are woven together in a performance that... MORE
Friday09.14.2018

Film: MADELINE'S MADELINE + video chat with filmmaker Josephine Decker

Madeline got the part! She’s going to play the lead in a theater piece! Except the lead wears sweatpants like Madeline’s. And has a cat like Madeline’s. And is holding a steaming hot iron next to her mother’s face – like Madeline is. Madeline (newcomer Helena Howard) has become an integral part of a prestigious physical theater troupe. When the workshop's ambitious director (Molly Parker) pushes... MORE
Wednesday09.12.2018

Artist Talk: sair goetz

In this artist talk, goetz will host a participatory event in which visitors will engage in a conversation with the artist and one another using a set of speaking constraints. In addition to outlining aspects of goetz's practice, the event seeks to build empathetic relationships. goetz is a queer time-based artist building instructions for breaking down binaries. Supported by the 2017-... MORE
Tuesday09.11.2018

Film: RBG Presented by Planned Parenthood Maine Action Fund

At the age of 85, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a lengthy legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But the unique personal journey of her rise to the nation's highest court has been largely unknown, even to some of her biggest fans – until now. RBG explores Ginsburg's life and career. Followed by a post-film discussion about the current Supreme... MORE
Monday09.10.2018

Community event: Kindling Fund Info Session at Joseph A. Fiore Art Center, Maine Farmland Trust

The Kindling Fund supports artist-organized projects that engage audiences and incorporate the visual arts in meaningful ways. With a focus on experimentation, the Fund distributes grants to Maine artists ranging from $1,500 - $5,000. Successful applications value unconventional engagement, critical dialogue, collaboration, and create new models for presenting artists' work. This event is one of... MORE
Monday09.10.2018

Community event: Kindling Fund Info Session at Buoy

The Kindling Fund supports artist-organized projects that engage audiences and incorporate the visual arts in meaningful ways. With a focus on experimentation, the Fund distributes grants to Maine artists ranging from $1,500 - $5,000. Successful applications value unconventional engagement, critical dialogue, collaboration, and create new models for presenting artists' work. This event is one of... MORE
Sunday09.09.2018