Past Events

E.g., 2018/07/22
E.g., 2018/07/22

Music: An Evening with Spose Maine's best-selling hip-hop artist with special guests and surprises galore!

We're honored to play host to this rare, intimate hometown Spose show. Expect surprises...  In April 2017, Maine rapper Spose unveiled “the world’s first-ever album to be released inside of a video game” (Downeast Magazine). The album Good Luck With Your Life was released May 5, but fans (and non-fans) could hear the album prior to the release locked inside his mobile gaming... MORE
Saturday07.21.2018

Music: The Cassatt Quartet with Vasko Dukovski works by Melinda Wagner, Vineet Shende, Dan Sonenberg, and more

  The Cassatt Quartet, one of the contemporary-classical world's most highly-regarded string quartets presents a program of new and recent works, in collaboration with the celebrated Macedonian clarinetist Vasko Dukovski. Featured composers include the Pulitzer Prize-winning Melinda Wagner, Bowdoin music department chair Vineet Shende, USM composer-in-residence Dan... MORE
Thursday07.19.2018

Film: GIRLS TRIP 2018 SUMMER ROOFTOP FILM SERIES AT BAYSIDE BOWL

Best friends Ryan, Sasha, Lisa and Dina are in for the adventure of a lifetime when they travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival. Along the way, they rekindle their sisterhood and rediscover their wild side by doing enough dancing, drinking, brawling and romancing to make the Big Easy blush. Wednesdays this summer, June 13th through August 29th, SPACE selects a favorite... MORE
Wednesday07.18.2018

Music: faUSt with Video Nasties German krautrock legends make their Maine debut celebrating five decades as a band

Books out! Class work! Subject: Geometry. What do all these rectangles, circles, dots, and triangles mean to you? It's not so old-school when Werner "Zappi" Diermaier presents his geometrical forms. But the question that bandmates and the audience at the California Institute of the Arts were confronted with was a rather similar one: How would you transform the graphic score, which is currently... MORE
Tuesday07.17.2018

Community event: Poetic Voices for Social Justice A Stonecoast Reading

Stonecoast MFA faculty member Martín Espada, recent winner of the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, Pulitzer Prize finalist, American Book Award winner and National Book Critics Circle nominee, will give a public reading alongside Lauren Marie Schmidt, author of three collections of poetry including Psalms of The Dining Room--a sequence of poems about her volunteer experience at a soup kitchen.... MORE
Thursday07.12.2018

Film: STOP MAKING SENSE 2018 SUMMER ROOFTOP FILM SERIES AT BAYSIDE BOWL

Director Jonathan Demme captures the frantic energy and artsy groove of Talking Heads in this concert movie shot at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in 1983. The band's frontman, David Byrne, first appears on an empty stage, armed with only an acoustic guitar, and is gradually joined by bassist Tina Weymouth, drummer Chris Frantz, keyboardist Jerry Harrison and a cadre of backup singers as they... MORE
Wednesday07.11.2018

Music: Pile with Lina Tullgren and Bright Boy 'Your favorite band's favorite band'

Pile have never released the same album twice, since the project’s 2007 beginnings the Boston quartet have been continuously evolving, pushing expectations, and obliterating good sensibility. A Hairshirt of Purpose, the band’s fifth album continues that tradition in a different light. Following the raw intensity and unpredictability of You’re Better Than This, the band settled down... MORE
Tuesday07.10.2018

Film: BRIMSTONE & GLORY + Conversation with SPACE Artist-In-Residence Justin Favela

The National Pyrotechnic Festival in Tultepec, Mexico is a site of festivity unlike any other in the world. In celebration of San Juan de Dios, patron saint of firework makers, conflagrant revelry engulfs the town for ten days. Artisans show off their technical virtuosity, up-and-comers create their own rowdy, lo-fi combustibles, and dozens of teams build larger-than- life papier-mâché bulls to... MORE
Saturday07.07.2018

Film: STORYCORPS ANIMATED SHORTS In Congress Square Park

StoryCorps is an independent nonprofit whose mission is to provide people of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share, and preserve the stories of our lives. One of the largest oral history projects of its kind, StoryCorps has collected and archived more than 50,000 interviews from 95,000 participants. Interviews are archived at the American Folklife Center at the Library... MORE
Tuesday07.03.2018

Community event: Field Day with What Cheer? Brigade

SPACE presents Field Day in Payson Park. Join us for a pre-July 4th family-friendly celebration with a day full of play complete with all of the weird, wild, and wonderful surprises you expect from SPACE.   Plan to: + Bring a picnic blanket and a favorite game or book + Make a costume or dress to the nines to keep our field games strange + Decorate your wheels ahead of time for our... MORE
Saturday06.30.2018