Sunday, 05 Apr 2015
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
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
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.
Ava Chin, a native of Queens, is the author of Eating Wildly, a memoir about foraging for food in New York City.
"Measuring the Elusive: How to Catch Neutrinos and What They Tell Us about the Universe," Mayly Sanchez, experimental particle physicist in the Department of Physics & Astronomy at Iowa State.
Tuesday, 07 Apr 2015
Samuel (Sam) Brinton will speak about his first-hand experiences with conversion therapy and championing for state legislation to prohibit treatments of this kind. A bill of this sort has passed in the Iowa Senate but has yet to become law. Conversion therapy is a range of treatments attempting to change an individual's sexual orientation. It can include electroshock therapy along with other forms of physical and mental abuse.
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
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!
Dan Barber is the author of "The Third Plate" and an award-winning chef. Shivvers Memorial Lecture.
Creative designer Ali Rahimi and business partner John Barle discuss the how their career in the apparel industry took them from the Virginia Marti College of Art and Design in Lakewood, Ohio, to running and operating a niche boutique for Hollywood celebrities.
Rachel Williams, associate professor in Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies at the University of Iowa, discusses her work with incarcerated women.
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, 09 Apr 2015
"Citizenship: The Solution to Global Warming" - Saunders is founder and president of the Citizens' Climate Lobby, a nonpartisan organization that educates and supports citizens to lobby their members of Congress, the media and their fellow citizens to address climate change.
Alison Bechdel has a thirty-year career writing, drawing, and self-syndicating the comic strip "Dykes to Watch Out For."
Friday, 10 Apr 2015
Join us on Fridays evenings for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. Get ready for spring!
ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. All activities are free for students and the public! Come enjoy the fun!
Saturday, 11 Apr 2015
The Lessons From Abroad Iowa returnee conference offers participants the chance to network with other students and professionals. Recent study abroad participants from across Iowa will hear from speakers, learn how to talk about global skills in a job interview and discover post-graduate work and study abroad opportunities. Dress is business casual. Register online.
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.