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Sunday, 22 Mar 2015

Argentine Tango Class

Channel: The Workspace

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for dancing better. From 5-7pm the dance floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie and working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time. Wear dancing shoes, smooth-soled shoes, or s

Cost: ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

Monday, 23 Mar 2015

Sock Monkeys Class

Channel: The Workspace

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

A twist on the traditional monkey! Choose from bright patterned socks including Cyclone themed socks to create an original soft character. Get ideas for accessories and personalizing, and enjoy the camaraderie of stitching as a group.

Cost: ISU $33, Public $43 (Includes Supplies)

Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015

Wood Stack Table

Channel: The Workspace

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Learn how stack laminate and make a small striped table or stool. The first night students will assemble various types of wood with glue and clamps. The second night sand and finish your piece. Leave class with a beautifully variegated functional object for your home.

Cost: ISU $59, Public $69 (Includes Supplies)

Watercolor Class

Channel: The Workspace

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Watercolor is a powerful and technical medium in which one can achieve beautiful results with a relatively quick sketch, or brilliant finished work with the investment of more time and craft. Watercolor is easy to use and this class will teach a variety of techniques from realistic to abstract in fun exercises. Experiment with both traditional and liquid watercolors.

Cost: ISU $54, Public $64 (Includes Supplies)

Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015

Beginning Belly Dance

Channel: The Workspace

7:00 pm - 8:10 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. This class teaches the basic movements of belly dance with a specific focus and detailed exploration each week. Walk-ins welcome!

Cost: Purchase a punch card. ISU: 5 punches for $35 and Public: 5 punches for $45

ISU Percussion Ensemble

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

Matthew Coley director of percussion

Cost: free

Intermediate Belly Dance

Channel: The Workspace

8:20 pm - 9:30 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Continue your Belly Dance addiction with Shiara with A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. The focus this semester will be on steps, combinations, layers, personal expression and style. This is an intermediate level class. Walk-ins welcome!

Cost: Purchase a punch card. ISU: 5 punches for $35 and Public: 5 punches for $45

Thursday, 26 Mar 2015

Walk-In Craft: Boho Denim Embellishment

Channel: The Workspace

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Bring in jeans, a jacket, or anything denim to reconstruct. Distress and make cut-offs. Add fabric or embroidery. Stitch on patches, whether there's a hole or not. Bring a little boho-gypsy-folk into your wardrobe for spring.

Cost: $10

Stone Setting Little Treasures Class

Channel: The Workspace

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Capture something special in a pendant with prongs made from balled wire. Learn about drilling, working with a torch and other basic jewelry making techniques. Bring in a small rock, geode, crystal, or small object that is meaningful to you.

Cost: ISU $52, Public $62 (Includes Supplies)

Performance: Two Rooms

Channel: ISU Theatre

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm @ 2140 Pearson Hall

The two rooms of the title are a windowless cubicle in Beirut where an American hostage is being held by Arab terrorists and a room in his home in the United States, which his wife has stripped of furniture so that symbolically she can share his ordeal. The wife is goaded by unforeseen developments to speak out against government policy and, in so doing, triggers the tragic series of events that brings the play to its startling conclusion.

Cost: Adults $6, students $4, cash or check only

SUB Comedy Night w. Aparna Nancherla & Josh Fadem

Channel: Student Union Board

9:00 pm @ M-Shop

SUB Comedy Night with Aparna Nancherla & Josh Fadem

Cost: FREE

Friday, 27 Mar 2015

Paint Your Own Pottery: Feather Painting

Channel: The Workspace

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Join us on Fridays evenings for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. Achieve beautiful silhouettes of real feathers in this easy painting technique

Cost: ISU $4, Public $5 (studio fee)

Brunnier in Bloom: Flowers After Hours

Channel: University Museums

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman

Stop and smell the roses at opening night of University Museums' annual Brunnier in Bloom. This event showcases the talents of floral designers as they are challenged to create arrangements inspired by works of art on exhibition in the Brunnier Art Museum. On opening night you will be the first to hear who the judges choose as this year's winners, while enjoying music, light refreshments, and mingling with the floral designers.

Cost: free

Global Gala

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:30 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

One of Iowa State's largest multicultural celebrations, Global Gala features student organizations that showcase their cultural heritage through music, dance and fashion. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Cost: free

Iowa Days of Percussion Concert

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital, Music Building

Matthew Coley, director

Cost: free

Performance: Two Rooms

Channel: ISU Theatre

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm @ 2140 Pearson Hall

The two rooms of the title are a windowless cubicle in Beirut where an American hostage is being held by Arab terrorists and a room in his home in the United States, which his wife has stripped of furniture so that symbolically she can share his ordeal. The wife is goaded by unforeseen developments to speak out against government policy and, in so doing, triggers the tragic series of events that brings the play to its startling conclusion.

Cost: Adults $6, students $4, cash or check only

Saturday, 28 Mar 2015

Brunnier in Bloom

Channel: University Museums

11:00 am - 4:00 pm @ Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman

Celebrate spring and the current exhibitions during Brunnier in Bloom, the Museum's annual pairing of art and flowers. This showcases the talents of floral designers as they are challenged to create arrangements inspired by works of art on exhibition in the Brunnier Art Museum. Visitors will cast their votes for the People's Choice award and participate in a raffle for prizes.

Cost: free

Performance: Mummenschanz

Channel: Iowa State Center

7:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

For more than 40 years, audiences of all ages have been delighted by the incredible humor, versatility and pure imagination of Mummenschanz. The celebrated Swiss performance troupe has captivated the world with its ground-breaking non-verbal theatre of movement and transformation.

Cost: $26-$49

Performance: Two Rooms

Channel: ISU Theatre

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm @ 2140 Pearson Hall

The two rooms of the title are a windowless cubicle in Beirut where an American hostage is being held by Arab terrorists and a room in his home in the United States, which his wife has stripped of furniture so that symbolically she can share his ordeal. The wife is goaded by unforeseen developments to speak out against government policy and, in so doing, triggers the tragic series of events that brings the play to its startling conclusion.

Cost: Adults $6, students $4, cash or check only

Sonny Knight & The Lakers

Channel: Student Union Board

9:00 pm @ M-Shop

In person, Sonny Knight defies his 65 years of age. He was born in Mississippi in 1948, moved to St. Paul as a youngster, and took to music. Little Sonny Knight & The Cymbols recorded their debut 45 for New Teenage Records in 1965, when he was 17. Then music took a backseat to a three year call of duty in the army. A few more years in the Bay Area followed before Sonny returned to Minnesota in the mid-1970s and joined the band Haze.

Cost: $7 Students / $12 Public