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Sunday, 22 Feb 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 Feb 2015

Knitting Class

Channel: The Workspace

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Learn the basics of knitting: cast-on, knit, purl, bind-off, rib stitch, increase and decrease techniques, pattern reading, gauge swatching, and picking up dropped stitches. Bring a pair of #7 or #8 single-point needles. Yarn will be provided.

Cost: ISU $23, Public $33 (Most Supplies Included)

Photoshop Class

Channel: The Workspace

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

Explore the basic tools of Photoshop. This class will be a slowly paced, step-by-step, follow-along class for the raw beginner. Get a handle on the basic functionality of this complicated program including: layers, cropping, filters, brushes, text and shapes. Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop with Photoshop CS3 or higher. Otherwise, you are welcome to sit in and take notes.

Cost: ISU $25, Public $35

Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015

Aesthetics of Atmosphere: Weather in Art

Channel: University Museums

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman

Weather and the ever changing sky play significant roles in the rural life of many Iowans and Midwesterners. Ellen Wagener faithfully depicts both the chaos and serenity found in our skies. Dr. William Gallus, Professor of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, will discuss the many variations that can be found in our skies and how they have inspired creativity in art, in relation to the art of Ellen Wagener.

Cost: free

Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015

Jewelry Casting Class

Channel: The Workspace

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

Lost-wax casting is an age-old sculptural jewelry process. Students will incorporate both hand carved and molded forms that will be cast in brass. Final pieces can be pendants, pins or miniatures.

Cost: ISU $76, Public $86 (Includes Supplies)

Oil Painting Class

Channel: The Workspace

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

Become comfortable using oil paint, and gain confidence in color mixing, composition, and paint application. It is meant for both beginners who have never painted before and more experienced painters who would like to try a new perspective and get a chance to paint with others. Students will share supplies.

Cost: ISU $82, Public $92 (Includes Supplies)

Sculptural Clay Class

Channel: The Workspace

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Try different sculptural techniques in clay with a focus on the figure. Start with the additive process of modeling using an armature. Explore how subtracting clay can assist in creating greater detail. Discover how the human form can be beautifully translated into clay.

Cost: ISU $73, Public $83 (Includes Supplies)

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

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 Feb 2015

Ceramics Workshop: Fluid Form with Lisa Orr

Channel: College of Design

10:00 am - 4:00 pm @ Ceramics studio, 038 College of Design

Studio potter Lisa Orr will offer a three-day ceramics workshop from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 26-28. Orr, the owner of Lisa Orr Pottery in Austin, Texas, will demonstrate her unique production process, and those with prior ceramics experience may participate in hands-on activities. Others are welcome to observe and ask questions.

Cost: free

Woodshop Orientation Class

Channel: The Workspace

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

For the beginner who wants to learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment. Proper usage of the machinery will be covered, as well as woodshop safety. This class is required in order to use the woodshop on your own.

Cost: ISU $10, Public $20

Mipso

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

Americana's jailbreak from sleepy town squares and the scratchier bands of the AM dial has been a welcome development in American music. And the renegade traditionalists of Mipso -- Jacob Sharp on mandolin, Joseph Terrell on guitar, Libby Rodenbough on fiddle, and Wood Robinson on double bass -- are doing their part to take three-part harmony and Appalachian influences into new territory.

Cost: $8 Students / $12 Public

Friday, 27 Feb 2015

Ceramics Workshop: Fluid Form with Lisa Orr

Channel: College of Design

10:00 am - 4:00 pm @ Ceramics studio, 038 College of Design

Studio potter Lisa Orr will offer a three-day ceramics workshop from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 26-28. Orr, the owner of Lisa Orr Pottery in Austin, Texas, will demonstrate her unique production process, and those with prior ceramics experience may participate in hands-on activities. Others are welcome to observe and ask questions.

Cost: free

Paint Your Own Pottery: Dr. Who

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. Use symbols from Gallifreyan language or classic imagery like TARDIS and bowties to geek out your piece.

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

Performance: Love and Honor: Iowa in the Civil War

Channel: ISU Theatre

7:30 pm - 10:00 pm @ Fisher Theater, Ames

April of 2014 celebrates the 150th anniversary of the ending of the Civil War. Iowa sent a greater proportion of its men between the ages of 15-40 than did any other state. This is the story of four of them and three women who loved them.

Cost: Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Comedian Adam Devine

Channel: Student Union Board

9:00 pm @ The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

Adam Devine has quickly risen to the top of the comedy world. He is most well known as the co-creator, writer, and star of the hit Comedy Central show Workaholics.

Cost: $12 Students / $20 Public

Saturday, 28 Feb 2015

Ceramics Workshop: Fluid Form with Lisa Orr

Channel: College of Design

10:00 am - 4:00 pm @ Ceramics studio, 038 College of Design

Studio potter Lisa Orr will offer a three-day ceramics workshop from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 26-28. Orr, the owner of Lisa Orr Pottery in Austin, Texas, will demonstrate her unique production process, and those with prior ceramics experience may participate in hands-on activities. Others are welcome to observe and ask questions.

Cost: free

Performance: Love and Honor: Iowa in the Civil War

Channel: ISU Theatre

7:30 pm - 10:00 pm @ Fisher Theater, Ames

April of 2014 celebrates the 150th anniversary of the ending of the Civil War. Iowa sent a greater proportion of its men between the ages of 15-40 than did any other state. This is the story of four of them and three women who loved them.

Cost: Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11