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What is featured?

Monday, 01 Apr 2019

April Craft of the Month: Doodle Lanterns

Apr 01, 2019

2:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public: $8

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Create a pattern, skyline, lettering, doodles or other drawings on tissue paper with a variety of black sharpies, and glue it to glassware of your choice. Drop in a tea light to add a charming element to your space.

Better Flower Photography

Apr 01, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$76-$112

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

When you capture an image of a flower, all too often the results can be disappointing. It's easy to end up with a lackluster snapshot with little artistic merit. This four-week program meets on Mondays.

Tuesday, 02 Apr 2019

Open Mic Night

Apr 02, 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, 03 Apr 2019

Concrete Letter Class

Apr 03, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $32 Public $42 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Concrete is a strong building material, but also great for diy projects! Construct a mold of one of the ABC's, and learn to mix and pour concrete on a small scale. Seal your letter the next evening, and leave with a 10" decorative element for your home or garden with a trendy, industrial look.

Thursday, 04 Apr 2019

Cyclone Cinema: Holmes & Watson

Apr 04, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Holmes & Watson is a PG-13 mystery/crime movie rated 1 stars. Will Ferrell and John Reilly star as Detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson who join forces to investigate a mysterious murder at Buckingham Palace. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

The Brevet & The Unlikely Candidates

Apr 04, 2019

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$10 / $15 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

The Brevet have undergone a dramatic evolution on their explosive, ambitious new album, LEGS. The collection is the California five-piece's most deeply personal and lyrically sophisticated yet, tackling perception and identity in the digital age with both subtle nuance and blunt force.

Friday, 05 Apr 2019

Diary of a Worm, a Spider & a Fly

Apr 05, 2019

10:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4-$5

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Insects rule in the diaries of unlikely best friends: Worm, Spider and Fly. Worm eats his homework, Fly believes she has superpowers, and Spider can't wait to grow up and molt. This production, based on the books Diary of a Worm, Diary of a Spider, and Diary of a Fly, by Doreen Cronin, promotes eco-consciousness, earth science and tolerance of others.

Diary of a Worm, a Spider & a Fly

Apr 05, 2019

12:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4-$5

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Insects rule in the diaries of unlikely best friends: Worm, Spider and Fly. Worm eats his homework, Fly believes she has superpowers, and Spider can't wait to grow up and molt. This production, based on the books Diary of a Worm, Diary of a Spider, and Diary of a Fly, by Doreen Cronin, promotes eco-consciousness, earth science and tolerance of others.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Unicorns vs Dinosaurs

Apr 05, 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

Incorporate a terrestrial vertebrate or mythical creature into your design, or paint one of our figurines.

Cyclone Cinema: Holmes & Watson

Apr 05, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Holmes & Watson is a PG-13 mystery/crime movie rated 1 stars. Will Ferrell and John Reilly star as Detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson who join forces to investigate a mysterious murder at Buckingham Palace. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Performance: Godspell

Apr 05, 2019

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$16-$25

Theatre Arts, performances

Using a variety of storytelling techniques and a hefty dose of comic timing, a diverse group of citizens perform parables from the Book of Matthew, and inspiring and entertaining songs ranging from pop to vaudeville. Dissolving hauntingly into the Last Supper and the Crucifixion, Godspell spreads messages of empathy, compassion and love.

ISU AfterDark: Brian Imbus

Apr 05, 2019

9:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Brian Imbus is an award winning entertainer that has become one of the most requested Hypnotists in the United States. He has performed for thousands of Colleges, Professional Organizations, and High Profile Events for over 20 years. Brian's show is continuously evolving as he uses his ability to innovate routines that are original and unique to a variety of audiences.

ISU AfterDark: Josh Peck

Apr 05, 2019

11:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Josh Peck is most recognized for his role in the Nickelodean show Drake and Josh.

Saturday, 06 Apr 2019

Cyclone Cinema: Holmes & Watson

Apr 06, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Holmes & Watson is a PG-13 mystery/crime movie rated 1 stars. Will Ferrell and John Reilly star as Detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson who join forces to investigate a mysterious murder at Buckingham Palace. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Performance: Godspell

Apr 06, 2019

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$16-$25

Theatre Arts, performances

Using a variety of storytelling techniques and a hefty dose of comic timing, a diverse group of citizens perform parables from the Book of Matthew, and inspiring and entertaining songs ranging from pop to vaudeville. Dissolving hauntingly into the Last Supper and the Crucifixion, Godspell spreads messages of empathy, compassion and love.

The Last Bison w/ Ben Schrag & The Cautionaries

Apr 06, 2019

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8 / $12 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

In the past they have been compared to indie superstars the likes of Mumford & Sons, The Decemberists, and Fleet Foxes. However, their VA project harvested a more dynamic, and anthemic sound from the soil of their folk roots. The addition of electric bass and keyboards to their extensive collection of acoustic instruments gave them a more dynamic, driving sound.

Sunday, 07 Apr 2019

Performance: Godspell

Apr 07, 2019

2:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$16-$25

Theatre Arts, performances

Using a variety of storytelling techniques and a hefty dose of comic timing, a diverse group of citizens perform parables from the Book of Matthew, and inspiring and entertaining songs ranging from pop to vaudeville. Dissolving hauntingly into the Last Supper and the Crucifixion, Godspell spreads messages of empathy, compassion and love.

Romance in Victorian Photography

Apr 07, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Farm House Museum, central campus

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Romance in Victorian Photography

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Apr 07, 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: Holmes & Watson

Apr 07, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Holmes & Watson is a PG-13 mystery/crime movie rated 1 stars. Will Ferrell and John Reilly star as Detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson who join forces to investigate a mysterious murder at Buckingham Palace. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Monday, 08 Apr 2019

Monday Monologues series

Apr 08, 2019

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"Godspell, Selections," Brad Dell, associate professor of music and theatre. Enjoy excerpts from the inspiring 1971 Broadway rock opera which spread messages of empathy, compassion and love.

Documentary & Discussion: Gridshock, Sex Trafficking in Iowa

Apr 08, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Arts, performances Diversity Lectures

Filmmaker Vanessa McNeal, a graduate of Iowa State, will screen her fourth and most recent film, Gridshock, a documentary exposing the hidden and disturbing reality behind sex trafficking in Iowa and the often-overlooked reality about why the industry thrives -- because there is a demand for it. Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Tuesday, 09 Apr 2019

Woodshop Orientation

Apr 09, 2019

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20 Public $30 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier. Leave class with knowledge of proper machinery use, and, most importantly, woodshop safety. Students may purchase the toolbox for $6 after class or we will use them for our Art Mart fundraiser. The orientation is required in order to use the woodshop on your own.

TedxIowaStateUniversity

Apr 09, 2019

6:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

TBD

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

TedxIowaStateUniversity's mission is to share knowledge that will make Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, and the world a better place. The TEDxIowaStateUniversity Chapter focuses on spreading the ideas of science, technology, and human creativity, in hopes of creating a more inclusive and equitable society.

Wednesday, 10 Apr 2019

Art Reception

Apr 10, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Gallery & Pioneer Room at the Memorial Union

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Student activities

Meet the artists and award winners in the Focus Exhibit in the Pioneer Room and the Apex Exhibit in the Gallery.

Wearables Design Show

Apr 10, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Lightfoot Forum, College of Design

College of Design Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

First-year students in the Design Studies 102 studio will investigate how their work can interact with and be designed for the human body and explore materials and fabrication processes, kinetic behavior and more. They will showcase their wearables in a runway-style show with DJ, judges and awards. Attendees can interact with the models and their wearables after the show.

Thursday, 11 Apr 2019

Live Art: "Express Yourself"

Apr 11, 2019

11:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Central campus

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Arts, performances Student activities

Phoenix-based "visual wizard" Timmy Ham spreads positivity and inspiration through design and adventure. Watch a live demonstration as he creates a street art-inspired mural to commemorate First Amendment Days 2019. Students can express themselves on a chalkboard wall under the tent. A Q&A session is planned when the art is revealed at 2:30 p.m. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Intermediate Glass Beads Workshop

Apr 11, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $23 Public $33 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Experiment with etching, pixie dust, and baking soda to produce a variety of effects including pearl finishes and beach glass looks. Students must complete a beginning glass beads class (4 week or one day intensive) before taking this workshop. Supply fee includes glass for class time only, and propane/MAPP is available for purchase if needed. Free week includes use of tools but no supplies.

Cyclone Cinema: Vice

Apr 11, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Vice is rated R drama/history movie rated 3 stars. Governor George W Bush picks Dick Cheney, to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. When Bush wins, Cheney begins to use newfound power to help reshape the country. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.