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What is featured?

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.

Thursday, 16 Apr 2015

Walk-In Craft: Lucky Pennies

Apr 16, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Finals, graduation and spring weddings are coming up soon! Stamp LUCK into a penny and make it into a pendant or keychain. Pennies available or bring a special one for the occasion.

Musical: Les Miserables (SOLD OUT)

Apr 16, 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.

Cyclone Voice featuring Andy Grammer

Apr 16, 2015

8:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Cyclone Voice is a singing competition that highlights the vocal talents of Iowa State students. This year's finale host will be singer-songwriter Andy Grammer. Andy is known for his hit songs "Keep Your Head Up," "Fine By Me," and his latest chart-climbing hit "Honey, I'm Good." Andy will emcee the event and will perform a few songs right before the winner is announced.

Friday, 17 Apr 2015

Paint Your Own Pottery: Garden Ghomes

Apr 17, 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. From 3 inch minis to a foot tall "Ginormagnome," find a friend to guard your summer garden.

Musical: Les Miserables - THIS PERFORMANCE IS SOLD OUT!

Apr 17, 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.

Tiny Moving Parts

Apr 17, 2015

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$10 Students / $15 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Tiny Moving Parts are an emo/ math rock band from Benson, MN. The group, a self-described family band, started playing together in junior high and have continued writing music and performing since. In 2010 they released their first EP, Moving To Antarctica.

Saturday, 18 Apr 2015

Musical: Les Miserables - THIS PERFORMANCE IS SOLD OUT!

Apr 18, 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.

Matt Hires

Apr 18, 2015

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$8 Students / $12 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

On the surface, 22-year-old Florida native Matt Hires seems to be the epitome of the sunshine state: bare-footed, artistic, and coolly easy-going. But there's a lot more to him than meets the eye. As a child, Matt was introduced to different musical genres by his father.