From 2009 to 2014, Spanish painter Félix de la Concha secluded himself in Iowa hoping to find the best place to focus on his painting. He paints on site from start to end of the creative process. The works CSPS presents in “The Dinosaur was Still in Iowa” try to transmit a glance of Félix’s experience during those years, from 18 views of... read more

  • Thu Oct 6 - Mon Jan 30 2016
  • CSPS Hall, Main Gallery & Club Room Gallery
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“….searing.” The New York Times

Bastard earns its emotional extremity with tenderness and quiet…” Financial Times

Choreographed by Pavel Zuštiak–Palissimo’s Czechoslovakian-born artistic director–The Painted Bird integrates dance, video ... read more

Catie Curtis’ reputation as one of our very best singer/songwriters has followed her through 12 critically acclaimed recordings. With her intoxicating brand of folk pop music, smart and enduring lyrics and engaging personality, Curtis has created a following that has grown steadily over the course of her 20-year-plus career. With recognition t... read more

Estonian fiddler and singer Maarja Nuut enchants audiences with inventive arrangements of traditional songs from her homeland. Alone on stage, she blends her crystalline voice with violin and electronics, creating layers of haunting loops. “Her music takes us far away, in a country still wild and very close to nature,” said one critic. “Wh... read more

Three remarkably accomplished young musicians come together in T’Monde, the Acadian phenomenon that Offbeat magazine has called “a creative fusion of classic country and out-of-the-way Cajun.” The band began in 2011 as three friends who liked playing together. Lafayette native Drew Simon had taken up the accordion as a teen, though it woul... read more

The ninth season of SPT Theatre's Tales from the Writers' Room this year proudly reminds us that "It's a Zoo!" Each original episode takes an unlikely theme, a pool of clever sketch writers, and some of the hottest musicians in the corridor to weave together an original two-hour fun-fest.

This outing comes under the title “Don’t Be an ... read more

The latest in our series of Reunion Concerts, making the 25th anniversary of Legion Arts, brings together another pair of our favorite musicians.

Raised in Philadelphia, based in Boston, guitarist Vance Gilbert has been ranked among the quintessential musical poets of his time. Catchy and pop-friendly, his lyrics are personal; his tenor vo... read more

Grammy Award-winning singer Kathy Mattea and her longtime collaborator, guitarist Bill Cooley, have shared one of Nashville’s most musically rich partnerships. Today the duo meets as old friends, inviting audiences into their Acoustic Living Room to share songs and stories near and dear to their hearts, as well as Kathy’s beloved classics an... read more

Carrie Newcomer has been described as a “prairie mystic” by the Boston Globe, as one who “asks all the right questions” by Rolling Stone, and as “a voice as rich as Godiva chocolate” by the Austin Statesman. One of the definitive voices of the heartland and progressive spirituality, this past fall Carrie released her 14th album, The ... read more

The ninth season of SPT Theatre's Tales From the Writers' Room this year proudly reminds us that "It's a Zoo!" Each original episode takes an unlikely theme, a pool of clever sketch writers, and some of the hottest musicians in the corridor to weave together an original two-hour fun-fest.

This outing comes under the title “Fish Out of Wa... read more

The ninth season of SPT Theatre’s Tales from the Writers’ Room this year proudly reminds us that “It’s a Zoo!” Each original episode takes an unlikely theme, a pool of clever sketch writers, and some of the hottest musicians in the corridor to weave together an original two-hour fun-fest.

SPT wraps up season nine of Tales from th... read more