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Sunday, 01 Mar 2015

Craft of the Month: Inked Coasters

Mar 01, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6 per person

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Using the brilliant colors of alcohol ink, create abstract, bubbly patterns on a set of 4 coasters.

Performance: Love and Honor: Iowa in the Civil War

Mar 01, 2015

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

April of 2014 celebrates the 150th anniversary of the ending of the Civil War. Iowa sent a greater proportion of its men between the ages of 15-40 than did any other state. This is the story of four of them and three women who loved them.

Argentine Tango Class

Mar 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

One Drop of Love

Mar 01, 2015

7:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

One Drop of Love produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, performed by Fanshen Cox Digiovanni is a multimedia solo show that tells the story of how the notion of 'race' came to be in the United States. In addition, Fanshen whom is of mixed race shares personal accounts of how it affected the relationship with her father.

Tuesday, 03 Mar 2015

Felted Wool Accessories Class

Mar 03, 2015

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $29, Public $39 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Upcycle an old wool sweater into functional art that's good for the environment. Choose from making a pair of mittens or a case for your IPod, Kindle or other small electronics. Learn how to decorate your piece using felting needles and wool roving. Wool will be felted in advance but instructions on how to do it yourself will be provided.

Concert: State Symphony of Mexico

Mar 03, 2015

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$26-$63

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

State Symphony of Mexico (Orquesta Sinfonica del Estado de Mexico) with Enrique Batiz, Music Director and Chief Conductor

Open Mic Night

Mar 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 Mar 2015

Oil Painting Class

Mar 04, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $82, Public $92 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Become comfortable using oil paint, and gain confidence in color mixing, composition, and paint application. It is meant for both beginners who have never painted before and more experienced painters who would like to try a new perspective and get a chance to paint with others. Students will share supplies.

Beginning Belly Dance

Mar 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!

Performance: STOMP

Mar 04, 2015

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$26-$63

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Stomp! returns to Stephens crashing and stomping with a percussion-inspired show.

Aaron Carter

Mar 04, 2015

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$15 Students / $17 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Aaron Carter became an international pop sensation at the age of 10 and went on to release several hit singles and multiplatinum albums as well as appear in film, television and on Broadway. Carter recently finished a successful North American tour performing songs he made famous during the past 15 years.

Intermediate Belly Dance

Mar 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 Mar 2015

Feminist Embroidery Class

Mar 05, 2015

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $20, Public $30 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Celebrate Women's History Month by turning inspiring words into stitched art. Needlework has moved from early samplers and quilting decoration to embellished clothing in the 70's to modern themes by DIY "makers" of today. Use one of our quotes, or bring in your own ideas and learn a couple basic stitches. Finished quotes can be hung in the provided hoops or stitched onto another project. All genders welcome.

Blurring the Boundaries

Mar 05, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

Lecture Series Arts, performances Lectures

Dan Corson is an award-winning public artist from Seattle who uses his background in art and theatrical design to create installations filled with drama, light and engaging viewer interactions. Corson will discuss several of his past, present and upcoming projects.

Performance: STOMP

Mar 05, 2015

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$26-$63

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

STOMP! returns to Stephens crashing and stomping with a percussion-inspired show.

COHERENCE Exhibition Opening and Reception

Mar 05, 2015

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join University Museums as we celebrate public artist Dan Corson and the opening of his new installation exhibition in the Christian Petersen Art Museum, COHERENCE: An Immersive Laser Installation by Dan Corson. You have never seen anything like this on campus. Bring your friends to experience and enjoy Corson's light and laser filled environment. Live music and light refreshments will be provided.

Friday, 06 Mar 2015

Paint Your Own Pottery: Pet Bowls

Mar 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 food or water bowl for your furry friend.

Performance: Love and Honor: Iowa in the Civil War

Mar 06, 2015

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

April of 2014 celebrates the 150th anniversary of the ending of the Civil War. Iowa sent a greater proportion of its men between the ages of 15-40 than did any other state. This is the story of four of them and three women who loved them.

Performance: Hippo Campus

Mar 06, 2015

9:00 PM

M-Shop

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Hippo Campus is an indie pop band from Woodbury, Minnesota. In 2014, they released their debut EP Bashful Creatures. They have already received such accolades as being voted as 'one of the best new bands in City Pages' annual Picked to Click poll' and were marked as a "Buzz Band to Watch" by British music magazine, NME. They provide a fresh and catchy sound that can be compared to Vampire Weekend and The Strokes.

Saturday, 07 Mar 2015

Performance: Love and Honor: Iowa in the Civil War

Mar 07, 2015

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

April of 2014 celebrates the 150th anniversary of the ending of the Civil War. Iowa sent a greater proportion of its men between the ages of 15-40 than did any other state. This is the story of four of them and three women who loved them.

Sunday, 08 Mar 2015

Performance: Love and Honor: Iowa in the Civil War

Mar 08, 2015

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

April of 2014 celebrates the 150th anniversary of the ending of the Civil War. Iowa sent a greater proportion of its men between the ages of 15-40 than did any other state. This is the story of four of them and three women who loved them.

Argentine Tango Class

Mar 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 Mar 2015

Concert: Jason Mraz

Mar 09, 2015

8:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-$75

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Jason Mraz is an American singer-songwriter.

Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015

Zendoodle Workshop

Mar 10, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $19/ Public $29 Includes Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Do you scribble patterns on notepads or junk mail? Does it relax you to doodle during class or in meetings? If so, you are already on your way to creating artful meditation.

Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015

Art Walk: A Celebration of Art in State Buildings

Mar 11, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Black Engineering

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join University Museums Interpretation Specialist David Faux as we continue the University Museums' 40th Anniversary celebration by examining the three works of art that were the first Iowa State public art projects funded by the Iowa Art in State Buildings legislation: Carom, Left-Sided Angel, and Janus Agri-Altar.

Artful Yoga

Mar 11, 2015

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

This practice will enrich your yoga experience by going beyond the physical and inviting an artistic perspective to your awareness. This month we will focus on cultivating inner awareness. Please arrive early for a discussion on the month's topic beginning at 5:15. The practice will begin at 5:30. No yoga experience is necessary, but please bring your own mat.

Beginning Belly Dance

Mar 11, 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!

Intermediate Belly Dance

Mar 11, 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!

Friday, 13 Mar 2015

Reception: "Women in Iran" exhibit

Mar 13, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Design on Main, 203 Main St.

College of Design Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Opening reception for MFA thesis exhibition, "Women in Iran: Ancient History to Modern Times, and Back," Rahele Jomepour, integrated visual arts graduate student. The exhibition is on display March 13-20.

Concert: The Chieftains with Paddy Moloney

Mar 13, 2015

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$26-$49

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Celtic music's renowned pioneers. These six-time Grammy Award winners capture the profound musical beauty of the Emerald Isle.