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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

ISU Innovation Prize

Channel: ISU Centers and Institutes

8:00 am - 5:00 pm @ ISU Research Park, Economic Development Core Facility, 1805 Collaboration Place

The ISU Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship and the ISU Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative are sponsoring the first ISU Innovation Prize, a free incentive competition open to students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members.

Cost: free

Lawnmower Service Days

Channel: Agriculture Systems Technology Club

8:00 am - 3:00 pm @ west side of Sukup Hall

Sponsored by members of the Agriculture Systems Technology Club. This is a routine maintenance service; no major repairs. Also held on March 31.

Cost: $35 ($50 riding mower, $15 weed eater)

Student Conference: Transforming Gender and Society

Channel: Women's and Gender Studies Program

9:00 am - 5:00 pm @ Memorial Union

Join students and faculty from the women's, gender and sexuality studies programs around the state of Iowa. Conference presentations include topics such as original research, creative work, pedagogy, activism and thematic discussions. Presentations will draw from cross-disciplinary and cutting-edge issues in the field of feminist scholarship and praxis.

Cost: $20

Workshop: Container Bog Garden

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:30 am - 11:30 am @ Reiman Gardens

Celebrate Iowa's marshy roots by creating a unique container garden with boggy, wet plants to give as a gift or to keep for your own home.

Cost: $60 (discounts for members, students)

Workshop: Zendoodle Parasol

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:30 am - 12:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Decorate your own functional paper parasol inspired by Reiman Gardens' spring Conservatory display, Petals & Parasols, with artist and instructor Sara Merritt.

Cost: $45 (discounts for members, ISU students)

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

Workshop: Morel mushroom certification

Channel: ISU Extension and Outreach

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ 210 Bessey Hall

To legally sell morel mushrooms in Iowa, sellers must complete a certification workshop that covers identifying morels and false morels. People can be poisoned by eating mushrooms that are misidentified as morels. By the end of the workshops, participants will recognize true morels from false morels. Register online.

Cost: $50

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

Cyclone Cinema: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

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

The Pines with Ryne Doughty

Channel: Student Union Board

9:00 pm @ M-Shop

Rising out of the prairies of the Midwest, The Pines are one of the most distinct and powerful indie-rock/Americana groups to hit the national scene in years. Emerging from the same Minneapolis music world that spawned such notable acts as The Jayhawks, The Replacements, and Bob Dylan, The Pines have gathered a stunning line-up of musical talent, in both their live shows and on record, that has gained them a faithful and growing following.

Cost: $10 Students / $15 Public

Sunday, 02 Apr 2017

Tennis

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

10:00 am @ Forker courts (weather permitting)

Iowa State vs. Texas. In the case of inclement weather, competition will be moved to Life Time Fitness, 11911 Hickman Rd., Urbandale. Check the Cyclone tennis website for location updates.

Cost: free

Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - Dave Miller

Channel: University Museums

2:00 pm - 6:00 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

Musical: Little Women

Channel: ISU Theatre

2:00 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

Sculpting an Icon: Petersen and the Fountain of the Four Seasons

Channel: University Museums

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ 2019 Morrill Hall

Beginning with his portrait sculpture of Meskwaki leader Pushetonequa, followed by his illustrations for the book Cha Ki Shi, and including his Fountain of the Four Seasons, Christian Petersen was often called upon to represent the indigenous people of Iowa in his art. As we celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Fountain of the Four Seasons, hear from Jerome Thompson, retired state curator for Iowa, about Petersen's art.

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

Cyclone Cinema: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Cost: free

Joshua James with Timmy The Teeth

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ M-Shop

"Humanity," said Dostoevsky, "is a mystery. It must be unravelled." On his latest album, My Spirit Sister, Utah-based Americana artist Joshua James attempts to do just that, laying bare a narrative catalogue of his unraveling of the complexities and imperfections inherent in us all. "There is for each of us a constant search for love," says James. "We look to our families, spouses, and friends for support, but sometimes we must look into the dark

Cost: $8 Students / $12 Public

Monday, 03 Apr 2017

Snow Melt Yoga: Stories with a Twist

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:30 am - 11:30 am @ Reiman Gardens

Parent/child yoga classes that incorporate stories about winter. Meets for 4 straight Mondays.

Cost: $50 (discounts for members, ISU students)

Candidate Presentation: Landscape Architecture Chair Finalist Thomas Oslund

Channel: College of Design

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm @ Room 416 Design

Thomas Oslund is a finalist for the position of chair of the ISU Department of Landscape Architecture. He currently is the principal and design director of Oslund and Associates, a professional design firm based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He will give a public presentation followed by a question-and-answer period.

Lecture: Design for Life - Stuart Walker

Channel: Lectures Program

5:30 pm @ Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design

Stuart Walker is Chair of Design for Sustainability and a Director of the Imagination Lancaster Research Centre at Lancaster University, UK.

Cost: free

Lecture: Design for Life: Creating Meaning in a Distracted World

Channel: College of Design

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm @ Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

In this lecture, Stuart Walker, a professor of design for sustainability and co-director of the ImaginationLancaster research center at Lancaster University, England, will explore the relationship between creative practice, human values and the importance of tradition and localization. Part of the Changing Change: Thoughts and Actions for Sustainable Environments series.

Cost: free

Lecture: Was Bernini Xenophobic? Nationalism in Early Modern Rome

Channel: College of Design

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm @ 1352 Gilman

Linda Nolan is an art history instructor for the ISU College of Design Rome Program and for several other study abroad programs in Rome. She is a specialist in early modern Italian art and classical Roman art and archaeology. Part of the ISU College of Design Rome Program Lecture Series.

Cost: free

Class: Narrative Photography

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

A four-week program taught by photographer Mark Stoltenberg.

Cost: $95 (discounts for members, ISU students)

ISU Flute Studio Recital

Channel: Music Department

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

Students of Sonja Giles.

Cost: free

Lecture: Former U.S. Ambassador to Libya Deborah Jones

Channel: World Affairs Series

8:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

"America and the Middle East: Shifting Sands in the Security Relationship?"- Ambassador Deborah K. Jones, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, recently stepped down as the U.S. Ambassador to Libya, a position she held May 2013 through 2015. World Affairs Series

Cost: free

Tuesday, 04 Apr 2017

Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - Lori Jacobson

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

Retirement reception: Lea Bartley

Channel: Facilities Planning and Management

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm @ 0162 General Services Building

Lea Bartley, manager for accounting in Facilities Planning and Management, is retiring. A program will begin at 1:30 p.m.

Cost: free