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13 Apr 2014 - 19 Apr 2014Previous WeekNext Week

Sunday, 13 Apr 2014

Canceled: Into the Woods

Channel: ISU Theatre

2:00 pm - 4:45 pm @ Fisher Theater, Ames

This event has been canceled and will not be rescheduled.

Cost: Adults $24.00, students $16.00

Victorian Parlor Games

Channel: University Museums

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Farm House Museum (Central Campus)

It is hard to imagine life without television, video games, and the Internet, but there was a time when none of those things existed. During the Victorian era, entertainment known as Parlor Games became popularized as people began to have more free time. Join University Museums for an afternoon of Victorian era games and learn what life was like when families had to entertain themselves.

Cost: free

Argentine Tango Class

Channel: The Workspace

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

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Cost: Tango punch card ISU $30/Public $40

Monday, 14 Apr 2014

Basketweaving Class

Channel: The Workspace

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

Pop a cork! Learn to weave a wine/champagne serving tote.

Cost: ISU $35/ Public $45 Includes Supplies

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014

Performance: Five Little Monkeys presented by Adventure Theater MTC

Channel: Iowa State Center

10:00 am @ Stephens Auditorium

Going shopping... baking cakes... JUMPING ON BEDS!!! Five silly simian siblings insist on doing things their own way and monkey mayhem ensues in this zany play in cumulative verse.

Cost: $4-5

Performance: Five Little Monkeys presented by Adventure Theater MTC

Channel: Iowa State Center

12:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

Going shopping... baking cakes... JUMPING ON BEDS!!! Five silly simian siblings insist on doing things their own way and monkey mayhem ensues in this zany play in cumulative verse.

Cost: $4-5

Artful Yoga

Channel: University Museums

5:20 pm - 6:20 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Build strength, endurance, and balance in a yoga class that will leave you feeling relaxed and centered. Behind all of those sore muscles you may find patience, peace, and a stronger mind/body connection. No yoga experience is necessary, but please bring your own mat.

Cost: free

Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins - A One-Woman Play

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ NEW LOCATION! Ames City Auditorium, 515 Clark Avenue

Red Hot Patriot, a one-woman play written by sisters Allison and Margaret Engel, celebrates the life and work of syndicated columnist Molly Ivins. 2014 First Amendment Day Celebration

Cost: free

Thursday, 17 Apr 2014

Miniature Book Making Class

Channel: The Workspace

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

Using recycled papers and fabrics, we will play with traditional methods of bookbinding to create miniature handmade books.

Cost: ISU $21/ Public $31 Includes Supplies

Shadows of Perception

Channel: University Museums

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

How do our sensory and perceptual systems acquire information about the world, and how does the mind attend to some aspects of the world and ignore other aspects? Join Eric Cooper, associate professor in Psychology, as he shares his knowledge of perception and how the brain perceives shadows. Also take this opportunity to see the current exhibition Illuminating Perception: Explorations of Light and Shadow by Mac Adams.

Cost: free