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Sunday, 26 Mar 2017

Brunnier in Bloom

Channel: University Museums

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

Celebrate spring and the current exhibitions during Brunnier in Bloom, the Museum's annual pairing of beautiful art and fabulous flowers. 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. Visitors will be able to cast their vote for the People's Choice award and participate in a silent auction and raffle for prizes.

Cost: free

Concert: Organists of Iowa

Channel: Music Department

3:00 pm @ Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

21st International Festival of Women Composers concert, featuring Miriam Zach, organ; James Bovinette, trumpet; and Amy Christiansen, oboe.

Cost: free

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Channel: The Workspace

4:00 pm - 7:30 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.

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

Monday, 27 Mar 2017

Art + Issues - Building a Campus Community

Channel: University Museums

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Art + Issues is an open campus discussion facilitated by our educator of visual literacy and learning. Topics that relate to current events will be presented and attendees are encouraged to bring other discussion topics with them with a goal of generating understanding in a safe, inclusive, and inspiring space. People are invited to come and go during the two hour time frame as their schedule permits.

Cost: free

Exhibit opening: Iowa History 101

Channel: University Library

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Parks Library, outside

The State Historical Museum of Iowa's mobile museum (a 38-foot, custom-built Winnebago) will be parked outside Parks Library on March 27 (3-5 p.m.) and March 28-31 (8 a.m.-5 p.m.). Faculty, staff and students are welcome to take free tours of the exhibition "Iowa History 101," which features about 50 artifacts from the State Historical Society's collection.

Cost: free

Resin Jewelry Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace

Capture ideas, inspiration, and memories with resin.

Cost: ISU $37, Public $47; Supplies included

Screen Printing Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace

Learn an inexpensive way to create custom t-shirts.

Cost: ISU $62, Public $72; Supplies included

ISU Chamber Orchestra

Channel: Music Department

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

Jacob Harrison, conductor of Chamber George Work, cello solorist

Cost: $5/$3 tickets available at the door

Tuesday, 28 Mar 2017

SAI Spring Benefit Concert

Channel: Music Department

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

Student performances, benefitting the Sigma Alpha Iota international music fraternity.

Cost: Donation

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, 29 Mar 2017

Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - Warren Kuhn

Channel: University Museums

10:00 am - 2:00 pm @ 0003 Morrill Hall

University Museums, Iowa State University, is pleased to announce the live painting of 16 portraits by celebrated Iowa artist Rose Frantzen. The portrait painting sessions will take place during a March 29 through April 6, 2017 residency in the lower gallery of the Christian Petersen Art Museum, 0003 Morrill Hall, on central campus. All portrait sessions will be open to the public to watch Frantzen's artistic process evolve.

Cost: free

Sole Hope Volunteer Day

Channel: Student Activities Center

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ The Workspace

Spend an hour or two helping others and upcycling.

Cost: Free, however donations welcome.

Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - Larry Ebbers

Channel: University Museums

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ 0003 Morrill Hall

University Museums, Iowa State University, is pleased to announce the live painting of 16 portraits by celebrated Iowa artist Rose Frantzen. The portrait painting sessions will take place during a March 29 through April 6, 2017 residency in the lower gallery of the Christian Petersen Art Museum, 0003 Morrill Hall, on central campus. All portrait sessions will be open to the public to watch Frantzen's artistic process evolve.

Cost: free

Woodshop Orientation

Channel: The Workspace

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a bird house.

Cost: ISU $12, Public $22

The Dig with Nico Yaryan and Boone Howard

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ M-Shop

From the beginning, The Dig have been a classic band's band, and a true collaboration: three longtime friends, three songwriters, two singers in a true dual frontman setup, all individuals but all woven more and more tightly together as they have evolved. In a world that rewards drama, reckless moves, and often-overwrought narrative twists, The Dig have bucked that trend by focusing on, well, the work - writing song after song to cast off more th

Cost: $8 Students / $12 Public

Thursday, 30 Mar 2017

Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - Carol Grant

Channel: University Museums

10:00 am - 2:00 pm @ 0003 Morrill Hall

University Museums, Iowa State University, is pleased to announce the live painting of 16 portraits by celebrated Iowa artist Rose Frantzen. The portrait painting sessions will take place during a March 29 through April 6, 2017 residency in the lower gallery of the Christian Petersen Art Museum, 0003 Morrill Hall, on central campus. All portrait sessions will be open to the public to watch Frantzen's artistic process evolve.

Cost: free

Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - George Burnet

Channel: University Museums

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ 0003 Morrill Hall

University Museums, Iowa State University, is pleased to announce the live painting of 16 portraits by celebrated Iowa artist Rose Frantzen. The portrait painting sessions will take place during a March 29 through April 6, 2017 residency in the lower gallery of the Christian Petersen Art Museum, 0003 Morrill Hall, on central campus. All portrait sessions will be open to the public to watch Frantzen's artistic process evolve.

Cost: free

Enameled Earings Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace

Enameling uses heat to fuse powdered glass to metal and creates a fabulous splash of color.

Cost: ISU $45, Public $55; Supplies included

Kawehi, with Iris Hyde

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ M-Shop

Kawehi ("kuh-veh-hee") is a new breed of musician, a one-woman-band from Lawrence, Kansas, who uses technology to carry the weight of a full band on her own.

Cost: $10 Students / $14 Public

Friday, 31 Mar 2017

Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - Monica Lursen

Channel: University Museums

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ 0003 Morrill Hall

University Museums, Iowa State University, is pleased to announce the live painting of 16 portraits by celebrated Iowa artist Rose Frantzen. The portrait painting sessions will take place during a March 29 through April 6, 2017 residency in the lower gallery of the Christian Petersen Art Museum, 0003 Morrill Hall, on central campus. All portrait sessions will be open to the public to watch Frantzen's artistic process evolve.

Cost: free

Walk-In Paint Your Own Pottery: Bubble Painting

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace

Sort of like blowing bubbles when you were a kid, but we do it with a straw and paint.

Cost: Studio fee ($4 ISU, $5 public), plus cost of bisque

Concert: ISU Wind Ensemble

Channel: Music Department

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

The ISU Wind Ensemble, conducted by Michael Golemo, will perform with vocal soloist Simon Estes. Part of the Kappa Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma District Convention.

Global Gala

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:30 pm @ The Great Hall in the Memorial Union

This annual event honors the unique cultural organizations represented at Iowa State. Through performance, costume and food, experience the customs and traditions of our diverse population in Ames.

Cost: Free!

Musical: Little Women

Channel: ISU Theatre

7:30 pm @ Fisher Theater

"We must promise to remain just as we are. Solid like a fortress. No matter what happens, we must promise it will always be the four March sisters forever."

Cost: Adults $21, seniors $19, students $14

Saturday, 01 Apr 2017

April Craft of the Month: Sharpie Mugs

Channel: The Workspace

2:00 am @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Decorate a white mug with special markers that we will heat set for washability

Cost: $8

Intermediate Glass Beads Workshop

Channel: Student Activities Center

12:30 pm - 3:30 pm @ The Workspace

Take your lamp-work skills to the next level and make amazing glass beads with silver!

Cost: ISU $20, Public $30

Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - Kathy Howell

Channel: University Museums

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ 0003 Morrill Hall

University Museums, Iowa State University, is pleased to announce the live painting of 16 portraits by celebrated Iowa artist Rose Frantzen. The portrait painting sessions will take place during a March 29 through April 6, 2017 residency in the lower gallery of the Christian Petersen Art Museum, 0003 Morrill Hall, on central campus. All portrait sessions will be open to the public to watch Frantzen's artistic process evolve.

Cost: free

Annie

Channel: Iowa State Center

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

Leapin' Lizards, it's been 40 years since Annie took Broadway by storm, and since then it has been translated into 28 languages and has played in 34 countries! This delightful all-new production is certain to delight. The sun will surely come out on April 1 so don't miss this program.

Musical: Little Women

Channel: ISU Theatre

7:30 pm @ Fisher Theater

"We must promise to remain just as we are. Solid like a fortress. No matter what happens, we must promise it will always be the four March sisters forever."

Cost: Adults $21, seniors $19, students $14