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

  • Wednesday, September 27, 2017
  • 7:00 pm
  • Having just released their second collaboration, this storied duo has been called the latest chapter in the...

  • Sunday, October 1, 2017
  • 7:00 pm
  • Following the release of her 2014 album, Ease My Mind, singer-songwriter Michaela Anne garnered co...

  • Tuesday, October 3, 2017
  • 7:00 pm
  • Known for his unique blending of jazz, blues, folk and soul, Martin Sexton is a musician’s musician and a...

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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

    • Oct 1, 2017
    • Michaela Anne
    • Following the release of her 2014 album, Ease My Mind, singer-songwriter Michaela Anne g...

    • Oct 3, 2017
    • Martin Sexton
    • Known for his unique blending of jazz, blues, folk and soul, Martin Sexton is a musician’s musi...

    • Oct 6, 2017
    • Mary Gauthier
    • Alt-country singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier wrote her first song at 35, having decided after a li...

    • Oct 12, 2017
    • Over the Rhine
    • Named for a tough but enduringly creative neighborhood north of downtown Cincinnati, Over the Rhi...