Upcoming Events

E.g., 2018/06/23
E.g., 2018/06/23

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
8:00 PM
$16 advance, $20 day of show
$14 advance, $18 day of show for SPACE members

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
8:00 PM
FREE to the public

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
7:30 PM
$12 advance, $15 day of show
$10 for students and members

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
9:00 PM
$20 advance, $25 day of show

Film: ENDLESS SUMMER 2018 SUMMER ROOFTOP FILM SERIES AT BAYSIDE BOWL

Documentary filmmaker Bruce Brown, himself a competition-level surfer, follows surfers Michael Hynson and Robert August on an around-the-world surfing adventure. With Brown's wry, sardonic narration and a twangy, guitar-driven instrumental soundtrack by The Sandals playing over the silent footage, Mike and Rob leave their California home to visit Hawaii, Australia, South Africa and other secluded... MORE
Wednesday07.25.2018
8:00 PM
FREE to the public

Music: Blueprint with Graphic Melee and Words of Phrase presented by Monday of the Minds

With his sixth solo album, Two-Headed Monster, underground hip-hop veteran and critically-acclaimed MC Blueprint pays tribute to the proud tradition of MC’s who have been equally effective behind-the-boards. From its dusty drum breaks and surgically chopped samples, to its hard-hitting rhymes, Two-Headed Monster proves that Blueprint’s name is among the best producers to touch the mic in modern... MORE
Monday07.30.2018
8:00 PM
$8 advance, $10 day of show

Artist Talk: Nora Chipaumire, in conversation A Bates Dance Festival Inside Dance Community Conversation with Myron Beasley

Preceding the Bates Dance Festival presentation of portrait of myself as my father, SPACE is pleased to welcome virtuosic Zimbabwean dance maker nora chipaumire in conversation with Bates College professor Myron Beasley (Associate Professor of Cultural Studies, African American Studies, and Gender and Sexuality Studies). The 2018 Guggenheim Fellow will contextualize her rigorous dance-ritual, in... MORE
Wednesday08.01.2018
7:00 PM
Free

Artist Talk: Nora Chipaumire A Bates Dance Festival Inside Dance Community Conversation with Myron Beasley

Preceding the Bates Dance Festival presentation of portrait of myself as my father, SPACE is pleased to welcome virtuosic Zimbabwean dance maker nora chipaumire in conversation with Bates College professor Myron Beasley (Associate Professor of Cultural Studies, African American Studies, and Gender and Sexuality Studies). The 2018 Guggenheim Fellow will contextualize her rigorous dance-ritual, in... MORE
Wednesday08.01.2018
7:00 PM
Free

Film: SHAUN OF THE DEAD 2018 SUMMER ROOFTOP FILM SERIES AT BAYSIDE BOWL

Shaun (Simon Pegg) is a 30-something loser with a dull, easy existence. When he's not working at the electronics store, he lives with his slovenly best friend, Ed (Nick Frost), in a small flat on the outskirts of London. The only unpredictable element in his life is his girlfriend, Liz (Kate Ashfield), who wishes desperately for Shaun to grow up and be a man. When the town is inexplicably overrun... MORE
Wednesday08.01.2018
8:00 PM
FREE to the public

Music: Sole with Vinyl Cape, The Asthmatic, Mosart212 The Portland-native rapper-producer and Anticon co-founder returns home!

Sole (aka Tim Holland) started the 45 Below crew in Portland in the late 90s in the Munjoy Hill neighborhood, long before the condominiums and free-range bagels. As a young man, he sought an audience larger than the 207 could provide, and proceeded to move to Oakland to co-found the Anticon Collective record label, revolutionizing underground hip-hop in the process. He's lived in the San... MORE
Saturday08.04.2018
8:30 PM
$8 advance, $10 day of show