Legion Arts is an award-winning, Cedar Rapids nonprofit dedicated to the creation, presentation, understanding and impact of contemporary art. Based at CSPS, a restored landmark building on the edge of downtown Cedar Rapids, Legion Arts presents cutting edge art, music theatre, film and other events at a variety of venues; supports young artists, experimental art forms and new idea.

 

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  • CSPS flood update, including show changes

    UPDATE: We are open for business and back on our regular schedule CSPS Hall will remain closed until the flood waters recede. Fortunately, the building was effectively floodproofed in the renovations that followed the flood of 2008. All property from … Continue reading

Welcome to Legion Arts

  • Tuesday, December 6, 2016
  • 7:00 pm
  • A multiple Grammy® Award-winning songwriter and musician, Jim Lauderdale is one of the most respected arti...

  • Friday, December 9, 2016
  • 8:00 pm
  • “Dan Bern is a singer-songwriter who marvels at life’s beauty, fragility and complexity with a fresh, d...

  • Friday, January 27, 2017
  • 8:00 pm
  • Catie Curtis’ reputation as one of our very best singer/songwriters has followed her through 12 criticall...

  • Friday, February 3, 2017
  • 8:00 pm
  • Estonian fiddler and singer Maarja Nuut enchants audiences with inventive arrangements of traditional songs...

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CSPS flood update, including show changes

UPDATE: We are open for business and back on our regular schedule CSPS Hall will remain closed until the flood waters recede. Fortunately, the building was effectively floodproofed in the renovations that followed the flood of 2008. All property from … Continue reading

LANDFALL FESTIVAL to bring 65 musicians from a dozen countries Sept 13-17

Musicians from Ethiopia, Cuba, Hungary, Poland, Argentina, Czech Republic and Austria highlight the ninth annual Landfall Festival of World Music taking place at various Cedar Rapids venues Sept. 13 through 17. That’s 65 musicians hailing from more than a dozen … Continue reading

Make Your Mark at CSPS

Update: Deadline extended to Aug. 1 Looking back, we like to think that Legion Arts has made its mark — not only on artists and audiences, but on the neighborhood, the community, and Iowa’s cultural scene in general. That’s especially … Continue reading

New parking lot is open

The new parking lot is open for business. Access from Second Street is just one of the new features, which include handicap spaces and new plantings courtesy of Trees Forever.  

    Upcoming Eventsmore

    • Dec 6, 2016
    • Jim Lauderdale
    • A multiple Grammy® Award-winning songwriter and musician, Jim Lauderdale is one of the most resp...

    • Dec 9 - Dec 10, 2016
    • Dan Bern
    • “Dan Bern is a singer-songwriter who marvels at life’s beauty, fragility and complexity with ...

    • Jan 27, 2017
    • Catie Curtis
    • Catie Curtis’ reputation as one of our very best singer/songwriters has followed her through 12...

    • Feb 3, 2017
    • Maarja Nuut
    • Estonian fiddler and singer Maarja Nuut enchants audiences with inventive arrangements of traditi...

    • Feb 10 - Feb 11, 2017
    • SPT Theatre
    • The ninth season of SPT Theatre's Tales from the Writers' Room this year proudly reminds us that ...