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What is featured?

Monday, 01 Feb 2016

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

Feb 01, 2016

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 day of show

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

A deeply moving musical tribute to this great American who freed herself and hundreds of others, tells of the joys, sorrows and challenges faced by this heroic woman whose courage helped change the world.

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

Feb 01, 2016

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 day of show

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

A deeply moving musical tribute to this great American who freed herself and hundreds of others, tells of the joys, sorrows and challenges faced by this heroic woman whose courage helped change the world.

February Craft of the Month: Hometown Love String Art

Feb 01, 2016

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$8

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Hammer nails into a board in the shape of your state, pinpoint your hometown and add a string pattern.

Tuesday, 02 Feb 2016

Open Mic Night

Feb 02, 2016

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)

SUB Comedy Night w/ Soloman Georgio

Feb 02, 2016

9:00 PM

M-Shop

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Solomon Georgio burst out of the Seattle comedy scene with his own brand of indignant irreverence. He flawlessly intertwines biting social commentary with stories of his life as an openly gay African immigrant. He is a finalist of NBC's Stand Up for Diversity, a regular performer at the Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival (Seattle, WA) and the Bridgetown Comedy Festival (Portland, OR).

Wednesday, 03 Feb 2016

Mat Cutting Workshop

Feb 03, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $17, Public $27

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to size mats, cut straight and beveled edges, and hinge mount artwork

Walk-In Belly Dance

Feb 03, 2016

7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

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

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

A Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern (Belly) Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara.

Thursday, 04 Feb 2016

Wheel Pottery Class

Feb 04, 2016

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $100, Public $110 - includes supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Students will be guided through all aspects of forming bowls, mugs, vases and more on the pottery wheel.

Friday, 05 Feb 2016

Friday Night PYOP: Valentine's Day Gifts

Feb 05, 2016

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4 Studio Fee + cost of bisque, Public $5 Studio Fee + cost of bisque

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

We will show you the basics of Paint Your Own Pottery, and then we will fire it within a week for you to come pick up.

Varieties Semifinals

Feb 05, 2016

6:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Semi-Finals is the first performance for Varieties! Only a select few move on to perform at Finals (on Feb. 19th and 20th).

Performance: Barjche

Feb 05, 2016

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$12 public, $10 students

College of Human Sciences Arts, performances

Barjche 2016: Modern dance through the ages. ISU's annual contemporary dance concert featuring faculty, students and guest artists dance works.

Varieties Semifinals

Feb 05, 2016

9:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Semi-Finals is the first performance for Varieties! Only a select few move on to perform at Finals (on Feb. 19th and 20th).

Saturday, 06 Feb 2016

Tai Chi Class

Feb 06, 2016

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $68, Public $78

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

An introduction to the 24 Posture Taijiquan Form, which was developed during the 1950's by the Chinese Athletic Committee based on the foundation of Yang Style Taijiquan.

ISU Honor Band Concert

Feb 06, 2016

3:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$10 adults; $5 students. Tickets available at the door.

Music Department Arts, performances

We are proud to be hosting two honor bands and featuring Iowa High School students.

Varieties Semifinals

Feb 06, 2016

6:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Semi-Finals is the first performance for Varieties! Only a select few move on to perform at Finals (on Feb. 19th and 20th).

Amara Piano Quartet Concert

Feb 06, 2016

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: Barjche

Feb 06, 2016

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$12 public, $10 students

College of Human Sciences Arts, performances

Barjche 2016: Modern dance through the ages. ISU's annual contemporary dance concert featuring faculty, students and guest artists dance works.

Varieties Semifinals

Feb 06, 2016

9:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Semi-Finals is the first performance for Varieties! Only a select few move on to perform at Finals (on Feb. 19th and 20th).

Sunday, 07 Feb 2016

Curator's Tour of 40/40 +

Feb 07, 2016

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Bldg.

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join Assistant Curator Adrienne Gennett as she guides a tour through the exhibition 40/40 +. 40/40 + includes a selection from the original 40/40 exhibition along with new donations as University Museums continues to honor and commend the amazing Iowa artists and donors who have made the past 40 years possible.

Performance: Barjche

Feb 07, 2016

2:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$12 public, $10 students

College of Human Sciences Arts, performances

Barjche 2016: Modern dance through the ages. ISU's annual contemporary dance concert featuring faculty, students and guest artists dance works.

Argentine Tango Practica

Feb 07, 2016

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five 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.

Monday, 08 Feb 2016

Charlotte's Web

Feb 08, 2016

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 day of show

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

E.B. White's loving story of the friendship between a pig and a spider explores bravery, selfless love, and the true meaning of friendship

Pop-Up Valentine's Day Art Sale

Feb 08, 2016

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Outside the Univeristy Book Store

varies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Support local artists and give an original gift of art to your Valentine.

Charlotte's Web

Feb 08, 2016

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 day of show

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

E.B. White's loving story of the friendship between a pig and a spider explores bravery, selfless love, and the true meaning of friendship

Knitting Class

Feb 08, 2016

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $24, Public $34 - includes supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the basics of knitting: cast-on, knit, purl, bind-off, rib stitch, increase and decrease techniques, pattern reading, gauge swatching, and picking up dropped stitches.

Walk-In Craft: Silver Fingerprint Pendant

Feb 08, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$18

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Create a pendant using Precious Metal Clay (PMC) featuring something truly unique to you - your fingerprint!

Tuesday, 09 Feb 2016

Pop-Up Valentine's Day Art Sale

Feb 09, 2016

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Outside the Univeristy Book Store

varies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Support local artists and give an original gift of art to your Valentine.

Lecture: The Art of Climate Change

Feb 09, 2016

8:00 PM

Maintenance Shop - Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Arts, performances Lectures Live Green Student activities

"The Arctic Cycle: The Art of Climate Change," Chantal Bilodeau. Bilodeau is a playwright and the Artistic Director of The Arctic Cycle, an organization created to support the writing, development and production of eight plays that examine the impact of climate change on the eight countries of the Arctic. Pearl Hogrefe Visiting Writers Series