Past Events

E.g., 2018/02/25
E.g., 2018/02/25

Music: Xylouris White with Asa Irons Cretan lute master George Xylouris and Dirty Three drummer Jim White

A passion for exploration comes naturally to Xylouris White, the ruggedly visionary duo formed of Cretan lute player George Xylouris and Australian drummer Jim White. For their debut album, 2014’s Goats, Xylouris White compared themselves to the titular animals, wandering fearlessly through rough-hewn terrain. Two years later, they showed how far their horizons could... MORE
Friday02.23.2018

Community event: (De)constructing Race, Equality and Power Part of USM's convocation on the theme of Race and Participatory Democracy

In partnership with USM's Convocation on Race and Participatory Democracy SPACE will be hosting a conversation entitled (De)constructing Race, Equality and Power with panelists Leroy Rowe - Professor of African American History, Marcia Anne Dobres - Professor of Anthropology and Joe Medley, Professor of Economics. This year’s Convocation asks each member of our community to... MORE
Tuesday02.20.2018

Film: 2018 OSCAR SHORTS LIVE ACTION PROGRAM

For the 13th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. This is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. The Academy Awards take place Sunday, March 4th. LIVE ACTION SHORTS (Estimated Running Time: 97... MORE
Saturday02.17.2018

Film: 2018 OSCAR SHORTS ANIMATION PROGRAM

For the 13th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. This is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. The Academy Awards take place Sunday, March 4th. ANIMATED SHORTS (Estimated Running Time: 83... MORE
Friday02.16.2018

Community event: Jaclyn Friedman Unscrewed

An urgent account of sexual politics, feminism, and the rules of power in America-and a potent vision for the way forward As a veteran feminist and agenda-setting sex educator, Jaclyn Friedman is on the frontlines of the war for equity between the sexes. In Unscrewed, Friedman brings her sharp expertise and incisive observations on the state of sexual politics to the fore, sparking a culture-... MORE
Thursday02.15.2018

Film: THIS IS CONGO With filmmakers Daniel McCabe and Horeb Bulambo Shindano

THIS IS CONGO provides an immersive and unfiltered look into the world’s longest continuing conflict and those who are surviving within it. By following four compelling characters — a whistleblower, a patriotic military commander, a mineral dealer and a displaced tailor — the film offers viewers a truly Congolese perspective on the problems that plague this lushly beautiful nation. Colonel ‘... MORE
Sunday02.11.2018

Community event: Seeing White: That’s Not Us, So We're Clean With Dr. Chenjerai Kumanyika and John Biewen

UPDATE: Because of popular response, this event has been moved to Hannaford Hall on the USM campus and is now free to the public, thanks to support from a cadre of sponsors. Suggested online registration HERE via Maine Community Foundation.  To help with crowd management, PLEASE RSVP ONLY if you sincerely plan on attending.  There will be additional walkup seating availability on a... MORE
Saturday02.10.2018