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Wednesday, 01 Apr 2015

Craft of the Month: Photo Transfers

Apr 01, 2015

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$9

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Bring in a photocopy of your favorite 5" x 7" photo and transfer that image onto a canvas. Make it look modern with white borders, or give it a vintage look with some paint and scuffing.

Beginning Belly Dance

Apr 01, 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

Apr 01, 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, 02 Apr 2015

Embracing the Arts and Crafts Movement in the Midwest

Apr 02, 2015

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Farm House Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The Arts and Crafts movement began in England in the mid-19th century and crossed the Atlantic to America in the late 19th and early 20th century, where it would evolve into a uniquely American style of design which became a hallmark of that time. This tour will examine the history of the style and how the Farm House Museum has been recently renovated to better depict the style of this moment in time at Iowa State.

Mosaic Stepping Stones Class

Apr 02, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $32, Public $42 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Brighten up your patio or flower garden for spring! Use colored glass and other embellishments to create an all-weather art piece to add to your outdoor space.

The Last Bison w/ Neulore

Apr 02, 2015

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$8 Students / $10 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

To capture the new sounds on The Last Bison's upcoming album titled VA (pronounced Virginia,) the band spent many days and nights in an old A-frame cabin. The cabin, called "the Wigwam" sits on a summer camp on the edge of the Great Dismal Swamp near the band's home in Chesapeake, Virginia.

Friday, 03 Apr 2015

Paint Your Own Pottery: Into the Woods

Apr 03, 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. Paint silhouettes of fox, deer and owls for a woodland look.

Sunday, 05 Apr 2015

Argentine Tango Class

Apr 05, 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

Feminist Embroidery Class

Apr 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

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.

Monday, 06 Apr 2015

Glass Birds Workshop Class

Apr 06, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $22, Public $32 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn basic soldering with vibrant stained glass scrap and make whimsical, colorful birds. These quirky birds are inspired by the glass art of Maria Barber, and will be great additions to any space with natural light.

Tuesday, 07 Apr 2015

Oh Honey w/ PUBLIC & Nick Santino

Apr 07, 2015

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$10 Students / $15 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Oh Honey, named both for Mitchy Collins' favorite episode of "How I Met Your Mother" and the burgeoning artisan honey movement in Brooklyn that captivated him and band-mate Danielle Bouchard, is a blend of bright folk and uplifting pop which -- like the sound of a cold beer snapping open in the summertime -- represents the promise of something great.

Wednesday, 08 Apr 2015

Art Walk: A Celebration of the Artist Priscilla Sage

Apr 08, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Jischke Honors Building

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join University Museums in welcoming artist Priscilla Sage to campus to celebrate her contributions to the Art on Campus Collection and to the campus aesthetic. Starting with Forest Flora and Knoll Garden, we will journey across campus to view and discuss her public art at Iowa State.

Artful Yoga

Apr 08, 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 the relationship between the environment and movement. 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

Apr 08, 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

Apr 08, 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, 10 Apr 2015

Paint Your Own Pottery: Flower Pots

Apr 10, 2015

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5 (studio fee)

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Join us on Fridays evenings for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. Get ready for spring!

Musical: Les Miserables - THIS PERFORMANCE IS SOLD OUT!

Apr 10, 2015

7:30 PM - 10:20 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Theatre Arts, performances

Jean Valjean steals a loaf of bread to feed his sister's starving child and serves nineteen years in jail. Upon release, he breaks parole and attempts to start his life anew. One of the world's greatest stories of redemption.

Saturday, 11 Apr 2015

Musical: Les Miserables - THIS PERFORMANCE IS SOLD OUT!

Apr 11, 2015

7:30 PM - 10:20 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Theatre Arts, performances

Jean Valjean steals a loaf of bread to feed his sister's starving child and serves nineteen years in jail. Upon release, he breaks parole and attempts to start his life anew. One of the world's greatest stories of redemption.

On An On

Apr 11, 2015

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$7 Students / $12 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Sometime in the Spring of 2012, the musicians that would go on to form the Chicago & Minneapolis based trio ON AN ON, found themselves at a tipping point. The three of them - Nate Eiesland, Alissa Ricci, and Ryne Estwing - had played music with one another in various capacities for the better part of a decade.

Sunday, 12 Apr 2015

Sculptural Glass Beads

Apr 12, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $23, Public $33 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Create mini-sculptures in glass! While learning techniques for shaping glass and creating different kinds of eyes, you will make a one-of-a-kind fish. Use your new skills to create other sculptures on your own.

Musical: Les Miserables - THIS PERFORMANCE IS SOLD OUT!

Apr 12, 2015

2:00 PM - 4:50 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Theatre Arts, performances

Jean Valjean steals a loaf of bread to feed his sister's starving child and serves nineteen years in jail. Upon release, he breaks parole and attempts to start his life anew. One of the world's greatest stories of redemption.

Argentine Tango Class

Apr 12, 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

Concert: Amara Piano Quartet

Apr 12, 2015

7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital, Music Building

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Members of the Ames Piano Quartet include Boro Martinic-Jercic, violin; Jonathan Sturm, viola; George Work, cello; Mei-Hsuan Huang, piano

Performance: Million Dollar Quartet

Apr 12, 2015

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$33-$63

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

This thrilling Tony Award-winning musical brings the rock 'n' roll sizzle of Memphis to Stephens.

Monday, 13 Apr 2015

Carillon Superhighway I-35: Performing Arts Productions over Advanced Network

Apr 13, 2015

4:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Music Department Arts, performances Lectures

Three speakers will talk about an upcoming collaborative performance between ISU's Stanton Memorial Carillon and performing arts groups outside the state of Iowa. Like a 2002 "Star Bells" performance, this project will take place simultaneously in two venues with two live audiences. Speakers include Chad Jacobson, recording engineer and systems analyst; Jeffrey Preter, Professor Emeritus of music; and Tin-Shi Tam, Cownie Professor of Music.

Walk-In Craft: Scarf Dyeing

Apr 13, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$14

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Dye a silk or cotton scarf with patterns and variations in tones. Choose from two natural dyes - Indigo which makes vibrant blue or kamala which makes golden yellow.

Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015

Performance: C.S. Lewis' The Screwtape Letters

Apr 14, 2015

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$40-$60

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The Screwtape Letters creates a topsy-turvy morally inverted universe set in an eerily stylish office in hell, where God is called the "Enemy" and the devil is referred to as "Our Father below."

Open Mic Night

Apr 14, 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, 15 Apr 2015

Walk-In Craft: Shrinky Dink Jewelry

Apr 15, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Shrink plastic is lightweight, easy to draw on and fun! The possibilities are endless in creating unique designs for colorful jewelry.

Shook Twins

Apr 15, 2015

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$10 Students / $15 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Born and raised in Sandpoint Idaho, Shook Twins are an Indie folk-pop band now hailing from coniferous forested Portland, Oregon. Identical twins, Katelyn and Laurie Shook, Kyle Volkman and Niko Daoussis form the core quartet.