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What is featured?

Sunday, 14 Feb 2016

Argentine Tango Practica

Feb 14, 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.

Showcase Choral Concert

Feb 14, 2016

7:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5.00 adults; $3.00 students.

Music Department Arts, performances

Showcase Choral Concert

Monday, 15 Feb 2016

The Electronic Museum

Feb 15, 2016

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Did you know that there are nearly 40,000 objects in the University Museums permanent collection?! Bring your lunch to the Christian Petersen Art Museum and hear from our educator about how to browse and utilize the objects not on view through eMuseum, University Museums' recently launched online collections database. You may discover objects that could inform the paper you are writing, the research you're conducting, or your class discussions.

Glass Beads Class

Feb 15, 2016

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $67, Public $77 - includes supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to create colorful glass beads by heating and shaping glass with a torch.

Wheel Pottery Class

Feb 15, 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.

Tuesday, 16 Feb 2016

ISU Symphony Orchestra

Feb 16, 2016

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 day of show

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Jacob Harrison leads the 80-member orchestra in a narrated program showcasing the various instrument families and exploring basic music concepts. Following an instrument petting zoo gives a chance to see and hear up close!

Casting Metal Class

Feb 16, 2016

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $53, Public $63 - supplies included

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Lost-wax casting is an ago-old sculptural jewelry process.

Air Force Airlifter Brass

Feb 16, 2016

7:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall

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Music Department Arts, performances

Airlifter Brass is the Brass Quintet of the United States Air Force Band of Mid-America.

Open Mic Night

Feb 16, 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)

Wednesday, 17 Feb 2016

Walk-In Craft: Woodland Creatures

Feb 17, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Make an adorable and fuzzy winter-themed woodland creature!

Belly Dance

Feb 17, 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.

ISU Jazz Ensembles I & II

Feb 17, 2016

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5 adult / $3 students

Music Department Arts, performances

Jazz 2.0, under the watchful eye of Michael Giles, will present a program celebrating the 100th birthday of Frank Sinatra. The arrangements, tailor-made for Ol Blue Eyes himself, will be wrapped around student soloists. Come here bass trombonist Joe Roorda, saxophonist Joe Petersen, trombonist Parker Reed, bassist Wes Steffen, and trumpeter Matt Elert try their hand at emulating the Chairman of the Board. The program of love songs, coasting of

Performance: Comedian Kenan Thompson

Feb 17, 2016

8:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$30 ($20 for students)

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Kenan Thompson is best known for his tenure on Saturday Night Live, recently wrapping his 12th season. Thompson has made numerous contributions to the show with his catalog of hilarious impressions that include Bill Cosby, Rev. Al Sharpton, Charles Barkley, Cee Lo Green and Whoopi Goldberg.

Robin & Linda Williams

Feb 17, 2016

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$15 Students / $20 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

For the past 40+ years, Robin & Linda Williams have made it their mission to perform the music that they love, "a robust blend of bluegrass, folk, old-time and acoustic country that combines wryly observant lyrics with a wide-ranging melodicism."

Thursday, 18 Feb 2016

Sewing: Dog Coats

Feb 18, 2016

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $41, Public $51 - includes supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn beginning sewing skills and keep your furry friend warm this winter.

ISU Jazz Combos

Feb 18, 2016

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

free

Music Department Arts, performances

The student-led small jazz groups are operating under creative programming theme of "A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing", insinuating that popular jazz standards are shuffled around and performed in a different style than which they are traditionally associated. Bebop as a Bossa Nova, Duke as a Dirge, Monk as a Funk, and more reinventions. These groups feature some of the most gifted non-major musicians the university has to offer, and are under the tu

Performance: Ragtime

Feb 18, 2016

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-$70

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The stories of an upper-class wife, a determined Jewish immigrant, and a daring young Harlem musician unfold in turn-of-the-century New York.

Friday, 19 Feb 2016

Friday Night PYOP: Alice's Tea Party

Feb 19, 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 Finals

Feb 19, 2016

7:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Finals, is the last round of Varieties competition. Groups previously perform at Semi-Finals (on Feb. 5 and 6) and only a select few move on to perform at Finals.

ISU Symphony Orchestra

Feb 19, 2016

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5 for adults / $3 for students

Music Department Arts, performances

Jacob Harrison, conductor

Stephen Kellogg w/ Liz Longley

Feb 19, 2016

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$10 Students / $15 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

In the classic American tradition of musical troubadour and documentarians of society, Stephen Kellogg has been furrowing the great American roads solo, and with his band, playing his brand of American rock and roll for the past decade.

Saturday, 20 Feb 2016

Varieties Finals

Feb 20, 2016

7:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Finals, is the last round of Varieties competition. Groups previously perform at Semi-Finals (on Feb. 5 and 6) and only a select few move on to perform at Finals.