Join performance artist Pepper Pepper for a two-hour movement workshop-inspired by contemporary dance, theatrical improvisation, and drag! This playful, dance-based class practices embodiment, spacial awareness and lip-synch to experience new ways of being present with space, place, self. Open to all levels. Wear comfortable moveable cloths and bring a love of pop music. 

This workshop is limited to 12 participants. To reserve your spot, please email

$0 - $15 sliding scale

SPACE is pleased to present Pink Moment: Improvisations of place, persona and perception, an installation in the window gallery by Kaj-anne Pepper

Oregon-based artist, Kaj-anne Pepper aka "Pepper Pepper" creates an installation for our window gallery that incorporates their newest video works. Enacting a series of movement improvisations, Pepper presents a meditation on nature, presence, and personae while wearing a beautiful pink dress.

Community event: BALANCING ACT 2: Book Launch

Please join the MWPA to celebrate Littoral Books’s publication of Balancing Act 2, an anthology of Maine women poets.

Forty-three years after the publication of the original Balancing Act in 1975, Littoral Books has once again gathered poems from women across the State of Maine for Balancing Act 2.

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Free/Suggested Donation

DJ JONATHAN TOUBIN is bringing the world’s most popular soul party back to Portland. GET DOWN... all night long to the extra-exceptional, explosive, and exquisite original 1960s soul 45s of New York Night Train DJ Mr. Jonathan Toubin! GET IN...

$6 for members

Portland psych-folk songstress 

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doors at 8:00pm


Twenty-eight strangers shuffle into a nondescript room where they sit down for day three of a radical social experiment orchestrated by taboo-breaking artist LEIGH LEDARE.

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Doors open at 6:30pm

$6 for SPACE Members and Students w/ ID

SPACE is pleased to present DIVA PRACTICE (solo) by Kaj-anne Pepper. In June 2017, Kaj-anne Pepper spent two weeks at SPACE workshopping a performance in development as part of their Diva Practice Research Tour. The artist returns to the residency this winter, bringing the finished show back to Maine.

DIVA PRACTICE (Solo) is a performance about drag queens dancing with uncertainty, technology and identity. Being fabulous takes… practice!

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Doors open at 7:30 pm.

$15 advance $18 day of
$10 members

SPACE is pleased to present a work by Christopher Myers in the window gallery as a part of FOR FREEDOMS 50 STATE INITIATIVE project.

Chris Speed and Dave King of Broken Shadows return to SPACE! 

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doors at 7:30pm

$15 advance, $18 day of show
$2 off for SPACE members

Searching for Home explores the lush sonorities and sumptuous sonic world of the lower strings, and probes the relationship between music and identity. The viola and cello-focused program features recent works by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Caroline Shaw, Nico Muhly, and composer/cellist Paul Wiancko, a virtuoso viola duo by George Benjamin, and a set of playful Swedish folk songs. The concert also includes the world premiere of a new work for two violas and two cellos inspired by the Isamu Nogu

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doors at 7:00pm

$15 advance, $18 day of show
$13 for SPACE members & students


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