Upcoming Events

E.g., 2019/06/26
E.g., 2019/06/26

Music: Weyes Blood with Jackie Cohen The superlative synth-folk sorceress returns with a new album on Sub Pop

The phantom zone, the parallax, the upside down -- there is a rich cultural history of exploring in-between places. Through her latest, Titanic Rising (out April 5, 2019 on Sub Pop Records), Weyes Blood (a.k.a. Natalie Mering) has, too, designed her own universe to soulfully navigate life's mysteries. Maneuvering through a space-time continuum, she intriguingly plays the role of melodic... MORE
Sunday05.26.2019
8:00 PM
$14 advance, $16 day of show

Music: Jon Spencer and the HITmakers with (New England) Patriots The original NYC underground-rock legend returns from the wilderness

Jon Spencer, The Blues Explosion frontman who put the Bellbottoms in the film Baby Driver! The Top Cat who spread the Secret Sauce in Boss Hog! The Rockabilly Right‐Hook from Heavyweight Outlaws Heavy Trash! The Swank‐Fucking Master of Pussy Galore!   Jon Spencer is back! Often imitated, never duplicated, the original NYC underground‐rock legend returns from the wilderness with... MORE
Tuesday05.28.2019
8:00 PM
$14 advance, $16 day of show
$2 off for SPACE members

Performance: Blue of the World Book Launch Reading & Multidisciplinary Performance

Douglas W. Milliken, Pushcart Prize winner and recipient of a 2016 Maine Literary Award,celebrates the release of Blue of the World, a collection of antipastoral stories wherein ordinary people alternately seek and flee grace as they run against the unfathomable mysteries of sexuality and loss. In a multidisciplinary performance, Milliken will recreate the book’s atmospheric tension with readings... MORE
Thursday05.30.2019
7:00 PM
$10
$2 off for SPACE & MWPA member

Music: PCMF: Retro/perspective Virtuosic chamber musicians offer innovative interpretations of an ambitious and wide ranging program

Four exuberantly innovative musicians from all around the country come together to offer up a fascinating perspective on music of the past and present. Experience the sound world opening up as voices build from solo violin to duo, to trio, to quartet; from lush Romanticism to contemporary exuberance, and back to crystalline classicism, into a clearing of tonality and harmony. Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata... MORE
Friday05.31.2019
7:30 PM
$15 advance, $20 day of show
$2 off for SPACE members

Music: Amy Reid with Brattyboi and Hi Tiger 2018 artist-in-residence returns with new work blossoming from the residency inspired by the idea of "queer utopia."

Amy Reid is a Baltimore based musician, Dj and events coordinator performing in spaces ranging from basements to museums. Touring internationally and nationally, she has been recognized for her futuristic electronic sound, lush vocals and vulnerable lyrics. Baltimore City Paper deemed Hirsute the best solo debut album of 2017. Dedicated to promoting diversity in the art-scene, Reid is... MORE
Saturday06.01.2019
8:30 PM
$10 advance, $12 day of show
$2 off for SPACE members

Film: Public Hearing A survey of works by James N. Kienitz Wilkins

The third of four programs celebrating one of the most exciting and unpredictable experimental filmmakers working today, James N. Kienitz Wilkins. SPACE and Points North Institute are partnering to present a retrospective of works by James N. Kienitz Wilkins, the first one of its kind the US, including both feature and short works from Wilkins created between 2013 and 2018, all of... MORE
Sunday06.02.2019
3:00 PM
$6 general admission
$6 SPACE members

Film: A Collection of Shorts With James N. Kienitz Wilkins in Conversation

The final program celebrating one of the most exciting and unpredictable experimental filmmakers working today, James N. Kienitz Wilkins. SPACE and Points North Institute are partnering to present a retrospective of works by James N. Kienitz Wilkins, the first one of its kind the US, including both feature and short works created between 2013 and 2018, all of which have screened... MORE
Sunday06.02.2019
7:00 PM
$8 general admission
$6 SPACE members

Fundraising Event: 2019 SPACE ODDITY BENEFIT An evening of revelry benefiting arts, artists, and ideas with special musical guest Makaya McCraven

SPACE looks to the skies for this year's SPACE ODDITY— an evening of revelry benefiting arts, artists, and ideas. Bask in the aura of SPACE as we transform Halo, the newest event venue at Thompson’s Point, into an immersive celestial oasis of colors, lights, sounds, and experiences guaranteed to entice all of your senses. Get lost in the transcendent sonic collage of jazz and hip hop of... MORE
Wednesday06.05.2019
8:00 PM
Support SPACE with a $50 ticket

Music: Tyondai Braxton with Matt Mehlan and IE Solo electronic set by acclaimed experimental composer and multimedia artist

Tyondai Braxton is an American composer and electronic musician. He has been writing and performing music under his own name and collaboratively, under various group titles, since the mid 1990’s. His music incorporates electronic and modern orchestral elements, ranging from solo pieces to large-scale symphonic works. The former front man of experimental rock band Battles, Braxton has since... MORE
Thursday06.06.2019
8:30 PM
$12 advance, $15 day of show
$2 off for SPACE members

Community event: Pride Portland! Kickoff Dance Party RESIST, REMEMBER, REJOICE

Dress fabulously and bring your dancing shoes to kick off the first evening of Pride festivities across the city of Portland at SPACE. ​Honor LGBTQ+ traditions, queer futurisms, and the ecstatic self-actualizing energies of the dance floor. This kickoff celebration thrown by Pride Portland! follows a 7pm screening of Bar Stories, a documentary testifying to the importance and disappearance of gay... MORE
Friday06.07.2019
8:30 PM
Suggested donation $8, proceeds to benefit Pride Portland!