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Sunday, 12 Apr 2015

Sculptural Glass Beads

Channel: The Workspace

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Create mini-sculptures in glass! While learning techniques for shaping glass and creating different kinds of eyes, you will make a one-of-a-kind fish. Use your new skills to create other sculptures on your own.

Cost: ISU $23, Public $33 (Includes Supplies)

Musical: Les Miserables - THIS PERFORMANCE IS SOLD OUT!

Channel: ISU Theatre

2:00 pm - 4:50 pm @ Fisher Theater, Ames

Jean Valjean steals a loaf of bread to feed his sister's starving child and serves nineteen years in jail. Upon release, he breaks parole and attempts to start his life anew. One of the world's greatest stories of redemption.

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

Concert: Amara Piano Quartet

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm - 8:45 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital, Music Building

Members of the Ames Piano Quartet include Boro Martinic-Jercic, violin; Jonathan Sturm, viola; George Work, cello; Mei-Hsuan Huang, piano

Cost: free

Performance: Million Dollar Quartet

Channel: Iowa State Center

7:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

This thrilling Tony Award-winning musical brings the rock 'n' roll sizzle of Memphis to Stephens.

Cost: $33-$63

Monday, 13 Apr 2015

Carillon Superhighway I-35: Performing Arts Productions over Advanced Network

Channel: Music Department

4:00 pm @ Campanile Room, Memorial Union

Three speakers will talk about an upcoming collaborative performance between ISU's Stanton Memorial Carillon and performing arts groups outside the state of Iowa. Like a 2002 "Star Bells" performance, this project will take place simultaneously in two venues with two live audiences. Speakers include Chad Jacobson, recording engineer and systems analyst; Jeffrey Preter, Professor Emeritus of music; and Tin-Shi Tam, Cownie Professor of Music.

Cost: free

Walk-In Craft: Scarf Dyeing

Channel: The Workspace

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

Dye a silk or cotton scarf with patterns and variations in tones. Choose from two natural dyes - Indigo which makes vibrant blue or kamala which makes golden yellow.

Cost: $14

Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015

Opera Studio

Channel: Music Department

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

Performed by the ISU Opera Studio under Mary Creswell

Performance: C.S. Lewis' The Screwtape Letters

Channel: Iowa State Center

7:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

The Screwtape Letters creates a topsy-turvy morally inverted universe set in an eerily stylish office in hell, where God is called the "Enemy" and the devil is referred to as "Our Father below."

Cost: $40-$60

Open Mic Night

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ The M-Shop

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to their fellow students. Many are musicians, comedians, and poets. So come on out and show us what kind of talents you have. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Cost: FREE

Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015

Walk-In Craft: Shrinky Dink Jewelry

Channel: The Workspace

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

Shrink plastic is lightweight, easy to draw on and fun! The possibilities are endless in creating unique designs for colorful jewelry.

Cost: $6

Shook Twins

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ M-Shop

Born and raised in Sandpoint Idaho, Shook Twins are an Indie folk-pop band now hailing from coniferous forested Portland, Oregon. Identical twins, Katelyn and Laurie Shook, Kyle Volkman and Niko Daoussis form the core quartet.

Cost: $10 Students / $15 Public

Thursday, 16 Apr 2015

Walk-In Craft: Lucky Pennies

Channel: The Workspace

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

Finals, graduation and spring weddings are coming up soon! Stamp LUCK into a penny and make it into a pendant or keychain. Pennies available or bring a special one for the occasion.

Cost: $6

Musical: Les Miserables (SOLD OUT)

Channel: ISU Theatre

7:30 pm - 10:20 pm @ Fisher Theater, Ames

Jean Valjean steals a loaf of bread to feed his sister's starving child and serves nineteen years in jail. Upon release, he breaks parole and attempts to start his life anew. One of the world's greatest stories of redemption.

Cyclone Voice featuring Andy Grammer

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ Great Hall, MU

Cyclone Voice is a singing competition that highlights the vocal talents of Iowa State students. This year's finale host will be singer-songwriter Andy Grammer. Andy is known for his hit songs "Keep Your Head Up," "Fine By Me," and his latest chart-climbing hit "Honey, I'm Good." Andy will emcee the event and will perform a few songs right before the winner is announced.

Cost: FREE

Friday, 17 Apr 2015

Paint Your Own Pottery: Garden Ghomes

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. From 3 inch minis to a foot tall "Ginormagnome," find a friend to guard your summer garden.

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

Musical: Les Miserables - THIS PERFORMANCE IS SOLD OUT!

Channel: ISU Theatre

7:30 pm - 10:20 pm @ Fisher Theater, Ames

Jean Valjean steals a loaf of bread to feed his sister's starving child and serves nineteen years in jail. Upon release, he breaks parole and attempts to start his life anew. One of the world's greatest stories of redemption.

Tiny Moving Parts

Channel: Student Union Board

9:00 pm @ M-Shop

Tiny Moving Parts are an emo/ math rock band from Benson, MN. The group, a self-described family band, started playing together in junior high and have continued writing music and performing since. In 2010 they released their first EP, Moving To Antarctica.

Cost: $10 Students / $15 Public

Saturday, 18 Apr 2015

Musical: Les Miserables - THIS PERFORMANCE IS SOLD OUT!

Channel: ISU Theatre

7:30 pm - 10:20 pm @ Fisher Theater, Ames

Jean Valjean steals a loaf of bread to feed his sister's starving child and serves nineteen years in jail. Upon release, he breaks parole and attempts to start his life anew. One of the world's greatest stories of redemption.

Matt Hires

Channel: Student Union Board

9:00 pm @ M-Shop

On the surface, 22-year-old Florida native Matt Hires seems to be the epitome of the sunshine state: bare-footed, artistic, and coolly easy-going. But there's a lot more to him than meets the eye. As a child, Matt was introduced to different musical genres by his father.

Cost: $8 Students / $12 Public