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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  • 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.  

Welcome to Legion Arts

  • Thursday, February 4, 2016
  • University of Iowa senior graphic design student Sam Watkins presents eight portraits of Martin Luther King...

  • Friday, February 12, 2016
  • 8:00 pm
  • SPT Theatre Company serves up another season of Tales from the Writers’ Room

  • Friday, February 19, 2016
  • 8:00 pm
  • Celebrate Mardi Gras with a Louisiana supergroup. The Revelers were just nominated for a Grammy in the Bes...

  • Saturday, February 20, 2016
  • Meet the Artists is a series of artist talks and events across Iowa featuring the the 201...

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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.  

Landfall 2015 coming Sept. 15-19

A note on parking A band of parka hat-wearing Russians who transform folk songs into dance music… A Montreal-based MC from Mexico blending hip-hop, electronica and nueva cumbia…. An Israeli-born Ethiopian diva who ignites Ethio-Jazz and funk with the soul … Continue reading

Local audiophile gives Surf Zombies vinyl an 8; release show Sept. 11

Surf Zombies headman Brook Hoover asked local audiophile Michael Roeder to assess the new vinyl version of the band’s instant surf rock classic  It’s…a Thing. Michael (who also operates the music blog Play B Sides) ran the record through the paces … Continue reading

Concert for Nepal to aid country still in great need

The “Concert for Nepal” Saturday, Aug. 1 at CSPS Hall will cap off a month-long fundraising effort led by local Nepali man Suresh Basnet to bring relief to remote villagers struggling after a devastating earthquake that struck Nepal on April … Continue reading

    Upcoming Eventsmore

    • Jan 14 - Apr 3, 2016
    • Seema Kapur
    • Los Angeles-based filmmaker and performance artist Seema Kapur brings Rivers and Bridges...

    • Jan 14 - Apr 3, 2016
    • Fidencio Martinez
    • Fidencio Martinez was born in Oaxaca, Mexico but raised in North Carolina after his family migrat...

    • Feb 4 - Feb 28, 2016
    • Sam Watkins
    • University of Iowa senior graphic design student Sam Watkins presents eight portraits of Martin L...

    • Feb 12 - Feb 13, 2016
    • SPT Theatre
    • SPT Theatre Company serves up another season of Tales from the Writers’ Room
      ...

    • Feb 19, 2016
    • The Revelers
    • Celebrate Mardi Gras with a Louisiana supergroup. The Revelers were just nominated for a Grammy ...