Upcoming Events

E.g., 2017/10/22
E.g., 2017/10/22

Workshop: Patterning Practice with Artist-in-Residence Surabhi Ghosh

In this hands-on workshop, participants will have the opportunity to draw, trace, and color their own original patterns. Surabhi Ghosh will also give a short presentation to establish the foundations for creating repeat patterns. No prior experience is required, though experienced artists who are interested in repetitive imagery may also discover some new approaches! Appropriate for ages 12+ $10... MORE
11:00 AM

Music: Sinkane with The Kominas Universal soul music from Ahmed Gallab & company

Sinkane music -- every note of it -- comes straight out of a generosity of spirit. Never has that spirit been on more vivid display than on the uplifting new album Life & Livin' It. This is feel-good music for trying times, celebrating what makes life good without ignoring what makes it hard. By the time they finished touring for their acclaimed Mean Love album in... MORE
8:00 PM
$12 advance, $15 day of show

Music: Forêt Endormie with Obsidian Tongue, Aerial Ruin, and Dwell in Moonblood Forêt Endormie album release show!

Forêt Endormie is the genre-melding chamber ensemble led by guitarist and composer Jordan Guerette, known widely for his work with American black metal luminaries Falls of Rauros. Formed in 2016 in the "Forest City" of Portland, Maine, Forêt Endormie draws as much from the forms and fantasies of 20th century French composers Erik Satie and Olivier Messiaen, as they do the... MORE
8:00 PM

Artist Talk: Liz Miller

Liz Miller will give an artist talk in conjunction with her upcoming exhibition, Mendacious Veracity, on view in the gallery from Wednesday, November 1, 2017 through Saturday, January 6, 2018. Through mixed media installations and works on paper, Miller creates elaborate, abstract fictions that incorporate fragments of reality. The elegant, lacy silhouettes of imagery from sources such as... MORE
6:00 PM

Music: Frank Carlberg & OURBIGBAND: Monk Dreams, Hallucinations, & Nightmares In celebration of Thelonious Monk's 100th birthday

Monk Dreams, Hallucinations, & Nightmares, the new large ensemble project from Frank Carlberg, draws its inspiration from the luminous work of Thelonious Monk. The pieces generate their shapes from splinters, cells and feelings found in and around Monk's music, as well as from his verbal utterances, advice and cryptic observations. The record is not a tribute album, but rather a... MORE
8:00 PM
$15 advance, $20 day of show
$10 for students & members

Music: SPACE Halloween Party! with The Cure, Cocteau Twins, Siouxsie & the Banshees, and The Replacements

This Halloween, SPACE is doning our dreariest denim and plenty of eye make-up for Sunset Hearts as The Cure, members of Contrapposto, Superorder (& more) as Cocteau Twins, The Psychic Dicks as Siouxsie and the Banshees, and The Blood Caps as The Replacements. Glamorous Halloween photo-booth by the inimitable Samuel Cousins. Dress up and get down like New Wave never died.
9:00 PM

Music: Jonwayne Rap Album Two Tour with Danny Watts, EMV, and Lyokha The Stones Throw rapper/producer makes his Portland debut

Jonwayne came onto the Los Angeles music scene by way of the east Los Angeles club Low End Theory circa 2008-09, then emerging as the epicenter of a new generation of hip-hop beat makers: Flying Lotus, Gaslamp Killer, Nosaj Thing, Kutmah, Daedelus. Fresh out of high school, Jonwayne jumped in with homemade rap mixtapes and immersed himself in the scene. "It felt like a golden age," he says, "it... MORE
8:00 PM
$10 advance, $12 day of show

Music: And the Kids with Kalbells and Hammydown The apocalyptic pop trio returns with Rubblebucket frontwoman Kalbells in tow

Growing up, often the safest haven to plot your dreams and get a handle on your identity is within the confines of trusted friendships. For the musicians in the critically acclaimed band And The Kids, these bonds have been a life raft.  But as friendships evolve from adolescence to young adulthood, sometimes the lines between friends, lovers and all that comes in between can grow murky. On... MORE
8:30 PM
$10 advance, $12 day of show

Performance: ASMR x Wazo: Streetwear Fashion Show

Providence artist, Nick Carter and Portland's own youth collective Kesho Wazo present a new edition of streetwear at the intersection of punk and couture. Guided by an ethic of collaboration, youth empowerment, and de-professionalization, the line features all-over bleach patterns punctuated by patches of screen-printed imagery and sections of 'upcycled' clothing. The full line will be presented... MORE
6:30 PM

Music: Tune-Yards Merrill Garbus' art-pop project returns to SPACE after nearly a decade!

tUnE-yArDs is returning to their club roots for a series of seven intimate shows this year on the east and west coasts. The shows are sure to be thrilling from the group known for “superbly visceral” (The Guardian) live shows. tUnE-yArDs most recent album Nikki Nack was one of the most well received albums of 2014. New York Magazine called it “possibly the catchiest record of the year," the... MORE
9:00 PM
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