The work of Cedar Falls artist Angela Waseskuk deals with the rhythm of life, everyday tasks and our ability to conquer these repetitive minutia: meals, sleep, dusting, dishes, driving to work, driving home. “My work alludes to this repetition in its process and becomes inseparable from the work itself. There is comfort in identifying with the wa... read more
  • Thu Aug 7 - Sun Sep 28 2014
  • CSPS Hall
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Dichromacy is a collection of split tone photography by Cedar Rapids artist Nathan Biehl. His work explores the repetition and commonalities of form across both natural and man made landscapes. Nathan's utilization of a split tone process, in which a monochromatic photograph is tinted with color, helps to accentuate the subtle shifts i... read more
  • Thu Aug 7 - Sun Sep 28 2014
  • Commons Gallery
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New York artist Nicholas Economos presents seven rotating videos under the title Intervals. Economos is an artist and educator living on a hilltop near Big Flats, NY, USA. His art practice includes work in software art, responsive media art, sound, video, and animation. He is an Editor Emeritus for Rhizome.org at The New Museum of Conte... read more
  • Thu Aug 7 - Sun Sep 28 2014
  • Digital Gallery
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Award-winning hip-hop and spoken-word artist Desdamona and emcee Longshot stop through on their Midwest tour with this collaboration exploring "movement" as the literal and figurative foundation of hip hop. "This night is about the movement of hip hop, and hip hop as a movement," Desdamona says of the event. Desdamona has taken her distinct lyri... read more
Lucy Kaplansky’s music is wonderfully raw and rich with heartache and hope, featuring a voice “as sweet and pure as fresh sheets and ice water.” One of America’s premier singer-songwriters, Lucy first splashed down in New York’s Greenwich Village upon graduation from high school in Chicago. She found herself part of a musical community th... read more
SPT Theatre Company serves up another season of Tales from the Writers’ Room with the theme of 7, which celebrates season 7 of SPT offerings and marks the return of Janelle Lauer, SPT founding member. According to Wikipedia, seven is the lowest natural number that cannot be represented as the... read more
Musicians from Europe, the Caribbean, South America and the Middle East highlight the seventh annual Landfall Festival of World Music taking place in Cedar Rapids Sept 16 through 20. Headline acts, appearing nightly at CSPS include: Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino (Tuesday) The seven-piece (plus dancer), multi-generational gr... read more
  • Tue Sep 16 - Sat Sep 20 2014
  • CSPS Hall and locations TBA
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Crystal Bowersox gained fame on the cultural juggernaut “American Idol,” finishing as runner-up in 2010. Since then, she’s recorded two albums, Farmer’s Daughter and the All That for This, produced by Steve Berlin, who has worked with Los Lobos, Sheryl Crow and John Lee Hooker. Her rich amalgam of blues, country, folk a... read more
Famed on both sides of the Atlantic for its "Czechgrass" fusion of acoustic, bluegrass, folk and rock, Druha Trava incorporates wide ranging influences, from Bill Monroe and Bob Dylan to Chick Corea and Czech opera. Meaning "Second Grass" in Czech, the name Druha Trava describes a band reaching beyond the classic bluegrass sound for inspiration,... read more
This Pueblo, Colorado-based quintet breathes vim and vigor into old-timey roots music. Grounded in honeyed harmonies and spirited pickin', the group’s original sound blends bluegrass, blues and country. The harmonies are delivered by Desirae Garcia (ukulele), Chela Lujan (banjo) and Inaiah Lujan (guitar), while multi-instrumentalist Mike Clark (h... read more
Revival Theatre Company presents the Midwest premiere of a musical based on the 1991 film starring River Phoenix and Lili Taylor. It's November 21, 1963. On the eve of their deployment to a small but growing conflict in Southeast Asia, three young Marines set out for one final boys' night of debauchery, partying and maybe a little trouble. But w... read more
SPT Theatre Company serves up another season of Tales from the Writers’ Room with the theme of 7, which celebrates season 7 of SPT offerings and marks the return of Janelle Lauer, SPT founding member. According to Wikipedia, seven is the lowest natural number that cannot be represented as th... read more
SPT Theatre Company serves up another season of Tales from the Writers’ Room with the theme of 7, which celebrates season 7 of SPT offerings and marks the return of Janelle Lauer, SPT founding member. According to Wikipedia, seven is the lowest natural number that cannot be represented as t... read more