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What is featured?

Friday, 01 Mar 2019

March Craft of the Month: Secret Book Safe

Mar 01, 2019

2:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public: $8

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Hollow out a book for a secret place to stash your treasures in plain sight. Start by gluing the edges together, then use a box knife to cut out a rectangular compartment within the pages. Add decorative paper to your interior cutout to tidy up the edges, and keep it under a stack of real books overnight to compress the pages. Drop in during open hours but give yourself about 90 minutes.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Superhero Night

Mar 01, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Turn a figurine into a new guardian or nemesis, or paint your favorite hero, villain, or speech bubble - Ka-Pow! Wear a cape and get half price studio fees, and enter our drawing for two tickets to Captain Marvel, releasing March 8.

Cyclone Cinema: Ralph Breaks the Internet

Mar 01, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Ralph Breaks the Internet, a PG fantasy/adventure movie rated 3.5 stars. Watch Ralph and Vanellope von Schweetz travel the World Wide Web on a mission. They risk it all to save the video game, "Sugar Rush" with the help of citizens of the internet

Performance: Sense and Sensibility

Mar 01, 2019

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$11-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

In 18th-century England, the sudden death of Henry Dashwood leaves his daughters financially destitute and socially vulnerable. The sisters -- sensible Elinor and hypersensitive Marianne -- must learn how to weather the ridiculous societal pressures of the time in order to find love and their place in this new world. A charming, new adaptation written by ISU alum Kerry Skram.

Comedian Becky Robinson

Mar 01, 2019

9:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$0

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Becky Robinson, a comedian will be joining us for a great night of laughs at ISU AfterDark.

ISU AfterDark

Mar 01, 2019

9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. Enjoy an evening with Panda Express, the chance to win a $1,000 and entertainment.

ISU AfterDark: Antoni Porowski

Mar 01, 2019

11:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Actor, Antoni Porowski, is best known for his role as the food and wine expert in the Netflix series, Queer Eye.

Saturday, 02 Mar 2019

Iowa Songwriters Showcase

Mar 02, 2019

5:00 PM

Goldfinch Room, Stephens Auditorium

$25-$40

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Iowa songwriters J. Jeffrey Messerole and Aaron Earl Short will perform two shows. Messerole is an Americana musician who performs original folk, blues, and alternative country music. Short is a bluesy songwriter and storyteller with a troubadour style. The Goldfinch Room provides great acoustics in an intimate setting for approximately 80 people.

Cyclone Cinema: Ralph Breaks the Internet

Mar 02, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Ralph Breaks the Internet, a PG fantasy/adventure movie rated 3.5 stars. Watch Ralph and Vanellope von Schweetz travel the World Wide Web on a mission. They risk it all to save the video game, "Sugar Rush" with the help of citizens of the internet

Performance: Sense and Sensibility

Mar 02, 2019

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$11-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

In 18th-century England, the sudden death of Henry Dashwood leaves his daughters financially destitute and socially vulnerable. The sisters -- sensible Elinor and hypersensitive Marianne -- must learn how to weather the ridiculous societal pressures of the time in order to find love and their place in this new world. A charming, new adaptation written by ISU alum Kerry Skram.

Iowa Songwriters Showcase

Mar 02, 2019

8:00 PM

Goldfinch Room, Stephens Auditorium

$25-$40

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Iowa songwriters J. Jeffrey Messerole and Aaron Earl Short will perform two shows. Messerole is an Americana musician who performs original folk, blues, and alternative country music. Short is a bluesy songwriter and storyteller with a troubadour style. The Goldfinch Room provides great acoustics in an intimate setting for approximately 80 people.

Sunday, 03 Mar 2019

Performance: Sense and Sensibility

Mar 03, 2019

2:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$11-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

In 18th-century England, the sudden death of Henry Dashwood leaves his daughters financially destitute and socially vulnerable. The sisters -- sensible Elinor and hypersensitive Marianne -- must learn how to weather the ridiculous societal pressures of the time in order to find love and their place in this new world. A charming, new adaptation written by ISU alum Kerry Skram.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Mar 03, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center 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 better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Cyclone Cinema: Ralph Breaks the Internet

Mar 03, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Ralph Breaks the Internet, a PG fantasy/adventure movie rated 3.5 stars. Watch Ralph and Vanellope von Schweetz travel the World Wide Web on a mission. They risk it all to save the video game, "Sugar Rush" with the help of citizens of the internet

Tuesday, 05 Mar 2019

Performance: ISU Symphony Orchestra

Mar 05, 2019

10:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4-$5

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Jacob Harrison leads the 80-member ISU Symphony Orchestra in a narrated program showcasing the various orchestral instruments and identifying musical motifs in Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture. ISU carillonneur Tin-Shi Tam will also demonstrate and discuss ISU's model carillon as part of this special performance.

The House America Has Been Waiting For

Mar 05, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Room 1030, Morrill Hall, 603 Morrill Road

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Explore how new technologies discovered during WW II helped produce the next generation of American homes.

Open Mic Night

Mar 05, 2019

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to fellow peers. Many perform as musicians, comedians, and poets. Enjoy a night full of talented Iowa State Students. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Wednesday, 06 Mar 2019

Walk-in Craft: Resist & Persist Bracelets with Terrie Hoefer

Mar 06, 2019

4:00 PM - 12:00 AM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public: $15

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Shape a band of copper into a thin cuff to slide on your wrist before you raise your fist. Use letter stamps to hammer in an inspiring word or short phrase that is a reminder of past achievements of women and our contemporary heroines.

Thursday, 07 Mar 2019

Modern Architecture in the Mid-Century

Mar 07, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Room 1030, Morrill Hall, 603 Morrill Road

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Speaker: Ted Grevstad-Nordbeck, Assistant Professor in Community and Regional Planning

Friday, 08 Mar 2019

Paint Your Own Pottery: Potty Mouth Pottery

Mar 08, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Choose a bowl, plate, or mug and add your own #!*$ words.

Cyclone Cinema: Aquaman

Mar 08, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Aquaman is a PG-13 fantasy/science fiction movie rated 3 stars. Power-hungry King Orm rules over Atlantis. Standing in his way is Aquaman, Orm's half-human, half-Atlantean brother and true heir to the throne. Watch Aquaman find his destiny. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Saturday, 09 Mar 2019

Glass Beads Intensive Workshop

Mar 09, 2019

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $50 Public $60 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to create colorful beads by heating and shaping glass with a torch - yes, we get to work with fire! This fast-paced workshop will be packed with information about safety, equipment, and techniques for creating a variety of beads. Leave class with a stash of beads and the know-how to continue on your own. For very beginners or a great refresher for those who would like to brush up on their skills.

Cyclone Cinema: Aquaman

Mar 09, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Aquaman is a PG-13 fantasy/science fiction movie rated 3 stars. Power-hungry King Orm rules over Atlantis. Standing in his way is Aquaman, Orm's half-human, half-Atlantean brother and true heir to the throne. Watch Aquaman find his destiny. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

College Improv Festival: Improv of the Corn

Mar 09, 2019

8:00 PM

Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$10 ($5 with any college ID), tickets only at the door

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

ISU's student improv group, Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival, is hosting a festival of student improv teams from four Iowa colleges: Iowa State, U of Iowa, U of Northern Iowa and Drake University. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, 10 Mar 2019

Short Films: American Design and Marketing in the 50s & 60s

Mar 10, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Room 0003, Morrill Hall, 603 Morrill Road

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join the University Museum staff for three short films about modern design at the height of the Mid-Century Modern Era. This event is in conjunction with Designed for a Modern Life Exhibition at the Christian Petersen Art Museum.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Mar 10, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center 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 better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Cyclone Cinema: Aquaman

Mar 10, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Aquaman is a PG-13 fantasy/science fiction movie rated 3 stars. Power-hungry King Orm rules over Atlantis. Standing in his way is Aquaman, Orm's half-human, half-Atlantean brother and true heir to the throne. Watch Aquaman find his destiny. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Wednesday, 13 Mar 2019

Art Walk: Hidden Messages & Secret Images

Mar 13, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Biorewables Complex

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join University Museums' to examine and reveal the hidden meaning behind art pieces located in the Biorenewables Complex.

Performance: United States Air Force Band and Singing Sergeants

Mar 13, 2019

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

free

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The Air Force Band consists of six performing groups: Air Force Strings, Airmen of Note, Ceremonial Brass, Concert Band, Max Impact and Singing Sergeants. This premier musical unit continues to honor those who serve, inspire patriotism and military service in fellow citizens and impact the global community positively.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Mar 13, 2019

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

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 until your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.