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Sunday, 29 Mar 2015

Glass Beads: Decorative Finishes Class

Mar 29, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $24, Public $34 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Add some pizzazz to your glass beads with surface decorations! Experiment with etching, pixie dust, and baking soda to produce a variety of looks including pearl finishes and beach glass looks.

Miniature Book Making

Mar 29, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $26, Public $36 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Using recycled papers and fabrics, we will play with traditional methods of bookbinding to create miniature handmade books. Typically smaller than 6 inches, these mini treasures can be used as pocket sketchbooks, tiny scrapbooks, haiku poetry journals, hidden diaries, or even tomes for gnomes. Leave class with the skllls to make larger books on your own.

Argentine Tango Class

Mar 29, 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

Sam Hunt (SOLD OUT)

Mar 29, 2015

7:00 PM

Hansen Ag Student Learning Center

$12 Students / $20 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Sam Hunt with special guest Michael Ray THIS CONCERT IS SOLD OUT

Monday, 30 Mar 2015

Lecture: Building a Progressive Historic Preservation Movement

Mar 30, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Max Page, a professor of architecture at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, will discuss how the historic preservation movement contributes to building more sustainable, meaningful, and fair communities. The Donald Benson Memorial Lecture in Literature, Science and the Arts.

Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015

Lecture: Spring 2015 Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics

Mar 31, 2015

7:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"How American Women are Changing Politics" - Michelle Bernard. Sponsored by the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women & Politics

Open Mic Night

Mar 31, 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, 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!

The Carl and Marjory Hertz Lecture on Emerging Issues in Agriculture

Apr 01, 2015

7:00 PM

Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

"Applying an Iowa State Education to Life: A Tribute to My Teachers" - Ted Crosbie, Monsanto Company

Thompson Memorial Lecture: Daniel Wildcat

Apr 01, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Climate Change Red Alert! Can Traditional Indigenous Knowledge Rescue the World?" - Daniel R. Wildcat, Yuchi, member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma, is the director of the Haskell Environmental Research Studies Center and dean of the College of Natural and Social Sciences at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas. Richard Thompson Memorial Lecture

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

Lecture: The Future of Computing

Apr 02, 2015

12:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Conferences Lectures Student activities

NSF's Peter Freeman will discuss how supercomputers, the Internet, Google, the iPhone, and massive software systems have changed computing. Graduate & Professional Student Senate Research Conference Keynote

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.

Lecture: Surviving Your Stupid, Stupid Decision to Go to Grad School

Apr 02, 2015

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Adam Ruben, comedian and molecular biologist, is the author of the book "Surviving Your Stupid, Stupid Decision to Go to Grad School."

Lecture: Ethical Implications for the Intelligence Community

Apr 02, 2015

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Tom Twetten served 34 years in clandestine services for the Central Intelligence Agency. He is a graduate of Iowa State ('57 psychology). World Affairs Series

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.