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Friday, 17 Feb 2017

Lights! Camera! Math!

Channel: Iowa State Center

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Stephens Auditorium

Prepare to be amazed, dazzled and bewildered by this spectacular show where math, theatre and digital technology collide to create a fun and interactive performance proving that understanding math can be fun! Danny Carmo used to think school and, in particular, math wasn't for him. All he ever wanted to be was a famous magician! But when he knuckled down to learn all the tricks of the trade, he realized that math was the SECRET to magic!

Cost: $4 advance, $5 door

Lights! Camera! Math!

Channel: Iowa State Center

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

Prepare to be amazed, dazzled and bewildered by this spectacular show where math, theatre and digital technology collide to create a fun and interactive performance proving that understanding math can be fun! Danny Carmo used to think school and, in particular, math wasn't for him. All he ever wanted to be was a famous magician! But when he knuckled down to learn all the tricks of the trade, he realized that math was the SECRET to magic!

Cost: $4 advance, $5 door

Walk-In Paint Your Own Pottery: Minion Night

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

Use our step-by-step instructions for drawing a minion that you can then turn into your favorite helper.

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

Saturday, 18 Feb 2017

Glass Beads Intensive Workshop

Channel: Student Activities Center

10:00 am - 4:00 pm @ The Workspace

Learn to create colorful glass beads by heating and shaping glass with a torch - yes, we get to work with fire!

Cost: ISU $45, Public $55

Concert: Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia

Channel: Music Department

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

Featuring American music selections.

Sunday, 19 Feb 2017

ISU Concert Band and Campus Band

Channel: Music Department

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Ames City Auditorium

Cost: $5-$7

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, 20 Feb 2017

The UM Connection: President's Day

Channel: University Museums

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, Lower Gallery, 0003 Morrill Hall

This President's Day, let's examine portraits of Lincoln by Christian Petersen and discuss how this President became one of the most recognized people in American history. The UM Connection is an after-hours opportunity to study unique aspects of the permanent collection within the museum and develop visual literacy skills to communicate about complex topics.

Cost: free

Amigurumi Crochet Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

Amigurumi is the Japanese art of crocheting small animals or creatures.

Cost: ISU $17, Public $27

Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017

Art Walk: Celebrating the Legacy of George Washington Carver

Channel: University Museums

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Food Sciences Building, southeast entrance

Join the University Museums in celebrating one of our greatest alumni, George Washington Carver, through the artwork he has inspired on campus. For nearly seventy years, artists from Christian Petersen to Rose Frantzen have been inspired by Carver to create art that captures the spirit of mentorship, discovery, and invention. Their art adds to the legacy of this great man and to the inspiring aesthetic of his alma mater.

Cost: free

Artist Reception: Catherine Widgery

Channel: University Museums

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Come provide your thoughts about the project and welcome the artist to the ISU campus. Light refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public. Parking available in the Memorial Union ramp for a nominal fee.

Cost: free

Knitting Beyond Basics Workshop

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ The Workspace

Beginning knitters, are you tired of scarves? In one evening you can refine your knitting technique and learn new skills.

Cost: ISU $10, Public $20

Striped Cutting Board Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace

Using strips of hardwood like maple, walnut and cherry, create a cutting board that will be a beautiful addition to your kitchen.

Cost: ISU $54, Public $64

Fine Silver Origami Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm @ The Workspace

Traditional origami paper-folding techniques plus metal clay equals awesome fine silver jewelry.

Cost: ISU $46, Public $56

ISU Symphonic Band

Channel: Music Department

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

The Symphonic Band is an 80-member ensemble that explores traditional as well as contemporary works by composers such as Percy Grainger, Malcolm Arnold, Gustav Holst, Ralph Vaughan Williams, and Leonard Bernstein. The Symphonic Band is conducted by Steven Smyth, Associate Director of Bands.

Cost: $5.00 adults; $3.00 students. Tickets available day of concert.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Channel: Student Union Board

10:00 pm @ M-Shop

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Cost: $1

Thursday, 23 Feb 2017

Acrylic Painting Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

Discover the versatility of acrylic - a water-soluble medium that dries quickly.

Cost: ISU $77, Public $87

Friday, 24 Feb 2017

Walk-In Paint Your Own Pottery: Mardi Gras Party

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

Those dressed in green, gold, and/or purple and get a free studio fee, but we are sharing our beads with everyone!

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

ISU Symphony Orchestra

Channel: Music Department

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

Jacob Harrison, conductor

Cost: $5.00 adults; $3.00 students

Performance: Chicago

Channel: Iowa State Center

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

This vibrant play has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and "All That Jazz." No wonder CHICAGO has been honored with six Tony Awards, two Oliver Awards, a Grammy and thousands of standing ovations! This show delivers one show-stopping song after another and the most astonishing dancing you've ever seen!

Cost: $25-$78

Performance: The Importance of Being Earnest

Channel: ISU Theatre

7:30 pm - 9:50 pm @ Fisher Theater

Two young men, Algernon and Jack, are good friends and are most desperately in love with two young women, Cecily and Gwendolyn. The obstacle to both their plans is that Cecily and Gwendolyn state most emphatically that they cannot love or marry any man whose name isn't Earnest. The stage is set for deception. This satire pokes fun at rules, love, egos, and behavior, and has been called one of the greatest comedies ever written.

Cost: $11-$18