CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — F. John Herbert, co-founder of Legion Arts, has announced his resignation. Herbert brought performance artists from across the globe to CSPS Hall in Cedar Rapids for nearly three decades. The hall for the Česko-Slovenský Podporující Spolek, or Czech-Slovak Protective Society, was built in 1891 at Third Street and 11th Avenue SE, […]
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Photo gallery: March for Science and Eco...
Cedar Rapids was among more than 600 cities around the world to host a March for Science on Earth Day, coinciding with the long-running EcoFest that marks the annual celebration. Organizer of the local march, Courtney Rowe, noted that reliable scientific data is needed to ensure that our children have clean air, clean water and […]
Photo gallery: EcoFest 2016
Pollinators have been a worthy focus of habitat restoration efforts, one of the themes at this year’s EcoFest in the New Bohemia area of Cedar Rapids. Members of Monarchs in Eastern Iowa, along with numerous willing young volunteers, made milkweed seed balls during the event, which will be used by RAGBRAI riders to spread across […]
Eco-Fest shines light on individual acti...
CEDAR RAPIDS – Earth Day remains relevant, even 43 years after its inception, say organizers of a Cedar Rapids event that pays tribute to that day. Eco-Fest 2013 will be celebrated in the New Bohemia area of southeast Cedar Rapids from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 20, with music, interactive learning stations and […]