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.
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 been the case since 2010, as … Continue reading
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.
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
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