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Sunday, 01 Feb 2015

Craft of the Month: Hometown Love String Art

Feb 01, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$9 per person

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Hammer nails into a painted board in the shape of your state, pinpoint your hometown and add a string pattern. Lots of ways to personalize for someone special before Valentine's Day or for any special occasion. $8

Argentine Tango Class

Feb 01, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

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

Tuesday, 03 Feb 2015

Stained Glass Class

Feb 03, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $73, Public $83 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Create a beautiful piece to capture the light through your windows. Learn how to cut, foil and solder glass using a pattern you choose or design.

Open Mic Night

Feb 03, 2015

8:00 PM

The M-Shop

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

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)

Wednesday, 04 Feb 2015

Walk-In Craft: Valentine's Day Twig Arrows

Feb 04, 2015

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$3

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Make a sweet Cupid's arrow for your sweetheart using a twig and some felt. Add a tiny scrolled message to profess your undying love and friendship.

Crochet Class

Feb 04, 2015

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $23, Public $33 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Make warm winter accessories including a headband or hat and a scarf, then choose a project of your own. See how to incorporate the three standard stitches into project construction and finishing. Also learn how to read crochet patterns for future projects. Bring a size F or G needle. Yarn will be provided.

Sea Glass Jewelry Class

Feb 04, 2015

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $37, Public $47 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn wire wrapping jewelry techniques using faux sea glass as the focus. First, bind glass to a copper cuff. Then, wrap silver wire around a glass gem to make a funky ring. Home-made sea glass will be made in advance of class to save time, but the process will be reviewed for students for those interested in doing it on their own.

Beginning Belly Dance

Feb 04, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:10 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Purchase a punch card. ISU: 5 punches for $35 and Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. This class teaches the basic movements of belly dance with a specific focus and detailed exploration each week. Walk-ins welcome!

Dear White People

Feb 04, 2015

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Dear White People is a 2014 American critically acclaimed satirical film that follows the story of four African American students and the controversy that breaks out after a popular 'African American' themed party is thrown prestigious and predominately white Ivy League university.

Intermediate Belly Dance

Feb 04, 2015

8:20 PM - 9:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Purchase a punch card. ISU: 5 punches for $35 and Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Continue your Belly Dance addiction with Shiara with A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. The focus this semester will be on steps, combinations, layers, personal expression and style. This is an intermediate level class. Walk-ins welcome!

Thursday, 05 Feb 2015

Walk-In Craft: Valentine's Day Twig Arrows

Feb 05, 2015

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$3

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Make a sweet Cupid's arrow for your sweetheart using a twig and some felt. Add a tiny scrolled message to profess your undying love and friendship.

Walk-In Craft: Glass Bead Necklaces with Demonstration by Rhonda Scott

Feb 05, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Free to attend demo, $8 per necklace

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Watch artist Rhonda Scott demonstrate the process of creating beads from glass rods and a torch. Then, choose a hand-made bead to make into a necklace for you or your Valentine.

Wheel Pottery Class

Feb 05, 2015

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $100, Public $110 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Students will be guided through all aspects of forming bowls, mugs, vases and more on the pottery wheel. Learn handle-pulling, glazing and finishing techniques. Open to absolute beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their technique and abilities.

Lecture: The Underground Girls of Kabul

Feb 05, 2015

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Jenny Nordberg is an investigative reporter and author of the book The Underground Girls of Kabul. She will discuss the practice of bacha posh - disguising young girls as boys in gender-segregated Afghanistan. World Affairs Series

The Kinsey Report

Feb 05, 2015

8:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$8 Students / $10 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

When a blues band works together as long as The Kinsey Report has, they develop a special kind of musical communication. On stage or in the studio, each member seems to instinctively know where the others are going, and the entire unit responds like a perfectly-tuned Porsche. The Kinsey Report plays scalding contemporary blues with exactly that sort of intuitive teamwork. This will be a seated show.

Friday, 06 Feb 2015

Paint Your Own Pottery: Valentine's Day Gifts

Feb 06, 2015

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5 (studio fee)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Join us on Fridays evenings for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. Personalize a piece for your sweetheart or bestie.

Walk-In Craft: Valentine's Day Twig Arrows

Feb 06, 2015

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$3

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Make a sweet Cupid's arrow for your sweetheart using a twig and some felt. Add a tiny scrolled message to profess your undying love and friendship.

Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers

Feb 06, 2015

9:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$5 Students / $10 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers will make a sprightly young groove doctor out of anyone. With spectacular energy pulsating from every member of the band, the Rainbow Seekers could illuminate the very chambers of Heaven.

Saturday, 07 Feb 2015

Tai Chi Class

Feb 07, 2015

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $56, Public $66

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

The class is an introduction to the Yang Style Short Form as taught by Cheng Man-Ch'ing.

Walk-In Craft: Valentine's Day Cards

Feb 07, 2015

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$4 for unlimited crafting

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

We've got the supplies, you bring the creativity! Paper, glitter, fabric, stamps, buttons, foam shapes and more to make your valentines.

Walk-In Craft: Valentine's Day Twig Arrows

Feb 07, 2015

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$3

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Make a sweet Cupid's arrow for your sweetheart using a twig and some felt. Add a tiny scrolled message to profess your undying love and friendship.

John Mark Nelson

Feb 07, 2015

9:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$5 Students / $10 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Two months after his high school graduation, John Mark Nelson jumped to the top of Minneapolis' folk-pop scene with 2012's Waiting and Waiting, a homemade album that split the difference between Nick Drake's quiet, stripped-back acoustics and Andrew Bird's orchestral sweep.

Sunday, 08 Feb 2015

Walk-In Craft: Valentine's Day Cards

Feb 08, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$4 for unlimited crafting

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

We've got the supplies, you bring the creativity! Paper, glitter, fabric, stamps, buttons, foam shapes and more to make your valentines.

Walk-In Craft: Valentine's Day Twig Arrows

Feb 08, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$3

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Make a sweet Cupid's arrow for your sweetheart using a twig and some felt. Add a tiny scrolled message to profess your undying love and friendship.

Argentine Tango Class

Feb 08, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

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

Monday, 09 Feb 2015

Walk-In Craft: Valentine's Day Twig Arrows

Feb 09, 2015

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$3

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Make a sweet Cupid's arrow for your sweetheart using a twig and some felt. Add a tiny scrolled message to profess your undying love and friendship.

Walk-In Craft: Pillow Talk - Design a Pillow Case

Feb 09, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10-$25 depending on size of pillow case and form you choose

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Make a special throw pillow for you or your Valentine's casa. Draw simple designs with sharpies and add a wetting agent to bleed and blend the lines into a pattern of circles. Create a hand-made gift that looks like it's out of a high-end decorating catalog. Walk in anytime but give yourself about an hour to finish.

Kiev, Ukraine: From the Collapse of Socialism to the Mass Uprising of 2013-14

Feb 09, 2015

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Roman Cybriwsky will discuss his new book about the recent unrest and violence in Ukraine, and how the mismanagement, corruption, and inequality of its capital, Kiev, helped create a civic revolt which led to the collapse of a national government.

Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015

Career Fair: College of Engineering

Feb 10, 2015

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum and Scheman Building

free

College of Engineering Student activities

More than 330 employers will be on campus looking for Cyclone students and alumni to fill co-op, internship and full-time engineering positions. All ISU students and alumni are welcome to attend.

Walk-In Craft: Valentine's Day Twig Arrows

Feb 10, 2015

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$3

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Make a sweet Cupid's arrow for your sweetheart using a twig and some felt. Add a tiny scrolled message to profess your undying love and friendship.