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Sunday, 07 Apr 2019

Performance: Godspell

Apr 07, 2019

2:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$16-$25

Theatre Arts, performances

Using a variety of storytelling techniques and a hefty dose of comic timing, a diverse group of citizens perform parables from the Book of Matthew, and inspiring and entertaining songs ranging from pop to vaudeville. Dissolving hauntingly into the Last Supper and the Crucifixion, Godspell spreads messages of empathy, compassion and love.

Romance in Victorian Photography

Apr 07, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Farm House Museum, central campus

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Romance in Victorian Photography

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Apr 07, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center 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 better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Cyclone Cinema: Holmes & Watson

Apr 07, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Holmes & Watson is a PG-13 mystery/crime movie rated 1 stars. Will Ferrell and John Reilly star as Detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson who join forces to investigate a mysterious murder at Buckingham Palace. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Monday, 08 Apr 2019

Monday Monologues series

Apr 08, 2019

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"Godspell, Selections," Brad Dell, associate professor of music and theatre. Enjoy excerpts from the inspiring 1971 Broadway rock opera which spread messages of empathy, compassion and love.

Documentary & Discussion: Gridshock, Sex Trafficking in Iowa

Apr 08, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Arts, performances Diversity Lectures

Filmmaker Vanessa McNeal, a graduate of Iowa State, will screen her fourth and most recent film, Gridshock, a documentary exposing the hidden and disturbing reality behind sex trafficking in Iowa and the often-overlooked reality about why the industry thrives -- because there is a demand for it. Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Tuesday, 09 Apr 2019

Woodshop Orientation

Apr 09, 2019

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20 Public $30 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier. Leave class with knowledge of proper machinery use, and, most importantly, woodshop safety. Students may purchase the toolbox for $6 after class or we will use them for our Art Mart fundraiser. The orientation is required in order to use the woodshop on your own.

TedxIowaStateUniversity

Apr 09, 2019

6:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

TBD

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

TedxIowaStateUniversity's mission is to share knowledge that will make Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, and the world a better place. The TEDxIowaStateUniversity Chapter focuses on spreading the ideas of science, technology, and human creativity, in hopes of creating a more inclusive and equitable society.

Wednesday, 10 Apr 2019

Art Reception

Apr 10, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Gallery & Pioneer Room at the Memorial Union

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Student activities

Meet the artists and award winners in the Focus Exhibit in the Pioneer Room and the Apex Exhibit in the Gallery.

Wearables Design Show

Apr 10, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Lightfoot Forum, College of Design

College of Design Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

First-year students in the Design Studies 102 studio will investigate how their work can interact with and be designed for the human body and explore materials and fabrication processes, kinetic behavior and more. They will showcase their wearables in a runway-style show with DJ, judges and awards. Attendees can interact with the models and their wearables after the show.

Thursday, 11 Apr 2019

Live Art: "Express Yourself"

Apr 11, 2019

11:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Central campus

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Arts, performances Student activities

Phoenix-based "visual wizard" Timmy Ham spreads positivity and inspiration through design and adventure. Watch a live demonstration as he creates a street art-inspired mural to commemorate First Amendment Days 2019. Students can express themselves on a chalkboard wall under the tent. A Q&A session is planned when the art is revealed at 2:30 p.m. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Intermediate Glass Beads Workshop

Apr 11, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $23 Public $33 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Experiment with etching, pixie dust, and baking soda to produce a variety of effects including pearl finishes and beach glass looks. Students must complete a beginning glass beads class (4 week or one day intensive) before taking this workshop. Supply fee includes glass for class time only, and propane/MAPP is available for purchase if needed. Free week includes use of tools but no supplies.

Cyclone Cinema: Vice

Apr 11, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Vice is rated R drama/history movie rated 3 stars. Governor George W Bush picks Dick Cheney, to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. When Bush wins, Cheney begins to use newfound power to help reshape the country. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Cyclone Voice

Apr 11, 2019

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

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 will be hosted by country singer Mason Ramsey, who gained fame with viral video of his yodeling. Ramsey will host the annual singing competition, introducing the show and each of the student performers. He will also perform a short music set during the judge's deliberations, before the 2019 Cyclone Voice winner is announced.

Friday, 12 Apr 2019

Paint Your Own Pottery: Gnome Gnight

Apr 12, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

From three-inch inch minis to a foot-tall "Ginormagnome," we've got a cast of characters that are fun to decorate and add to your indoor or outdoor space.

Cyclone Cinema: Vice

Apr 12, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Vice is rated R drama/history movie rated 3 stars. Governor George W Bush picks Dick Cheney, to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. When Bush wins, Cheney begins to use newfound power to help reshape the country. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Performance: Godspell

Apr 12, 2019

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$16-$25

Theatre Arts, performances

Using a variety of storytelling techniques and a hefty dose of comic timing, a diverse group of citizens perform parables from the Book of Matthew, and inspiring and entertaining songs ranging from pop to vaudeville. Dissolving hauntingly into the Last Supper and the Crucifixion, Godspell spreads messages of empathy, compassion and love.

Noble Bodies w/ Volcano Boys

Apr 12, 2019

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$6 / $10 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Noble Bodies is Bryce Taylor (guitar/vox/drums), Elaine Bradley (drums/vox/guitar), and Chris Bennett (bass). Together, they started the band 'Another Statistic' in the fall of 2004, but then broke up in January of 2008 due to irreconcilable differences. In April of 2017, Noble Bodies was officially born. They band is currently recording new material and released another single, "Take Me Down," in May 2018. They hope to have the album ready some

Saturday, 13 Apr 2019

Walk-in Craft: Watercolor Quotes from RENT the Musical

Apr 13, 2019

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public: $10

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

La Vie Boheme! Make your favorite quote from RENT into a work of art using resist with a watercolor wash. After drying you can remove the resist to reveal the white, contrasting lettering and slide it into the 8"x10" frame provided. Enter our drawing for tickets to RENT at Stephens Auditorium on Saturday, April 27 at 7:30pm.

Open House Weekend: University Museums

Apr 13, 2019

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Farm House Museum and Christian Petersen Art Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

During the weekend, visit the Christian Petersen Art Museum and Textile and Clothing Museum joint exhibition "Designed for a Modern Life: Decorative Arts & Fashion in the Mid-century" in Morrill Hall. Then continue your adventure across campus to the Farm House Museum to see the exhibition, "Timeless: Love and Romance in the Victorian Era." Parking available on campus in non-reserved spaces.

Cyclone Cinema: Vice

Apr 13, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Vice is rated R drama/history movie rated 3 stars. Governor George W Bush picks Dick Cheney, to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. When Bush wins, Cheney begins to use newfound power to help reshape the country. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

The Fashion Show

Apr 13, 2019

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$15-$30

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Arts, performances Student activities

The Fashion Show is in its 37th year, and is one of the largest student-run fashion shows in the nation. The show features student-designed garments both on the runway and in mounted exhibitions. This year's theme is "From Coast to Coast," with guest designers from the Vans shoe company.

Performance: Godspell

Apr 13, 2019

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$16-$25

Theatre Arts, performances

Using a variety of storytelling techniques and a hefty dose of comic timing, a diverse group of citizens perform parables from the Book of Matthew, and inspiring and entertaining songs ranging from pop to vaudeville. Dissolving hauntingly into the Last Supper and the Crucifixion, Godspell spreads messages of empathy, compassion and love.

Sunday, 14 Apr 2019

Open House Weekend: University Museums

Apr 14, 2019

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Farm House Museum, central campus & Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

During the weekend, visit the Christian Petersen Art Museum and Textile and Clothing Museum joint exhibition "Designed for a Modern Life: Decorative Arts & Fashion in the Mid-century" in Morrill Hall. Then continue your adventure across campus to the Farm House Museum to see the exhibition, "Timeless: Love and Romance in the Victorian Era." Parking available on campus in non-reserved spaces.

Senior Recital

Apr 14, 2019

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

Jacob Metzler will perform on piano.

Performance: Godspell

Apr 14, 2019

2:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$16-$25

Theatre Arts, performances

Using a variety of storytelling techniques and a hefty dose of comic timing, a diverse group of citizens perform parables from the Book of Matthew, and inspiring and entertaining songs ranging from pop to vaudeville. Dissolving hauntingly into the Last Supper and the Crucifixion, Godspell spreads messages of empathy, compassion and love.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Apr 14, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center 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 better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Cyclone Cinema: Vice

Apr 14, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Vice is rated R drama/history movie rated 3 stars. Governor George W Bush picks Dick Cheney, to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. When Bush wins, Cheney begins to use newfound power to help reshape the country. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Old Sea Brigade

Apr 14, 2019

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$10 / $12 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

The music of Old Sea Brigade remains rooted in Americana, indie, country, rock, and ambient soundscapes. But it also blurs and breaks barriers, tossing and turning between analog cinematic flourishes and provocative lyricism based on hard-won wisdom. Atlanta-born and Nashville-based singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Ben Cramer allows the emotion to resound loudest on his full-length debut, Ode To A Friend.