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Sunday, 10 Apr 2016

Argentine Tango Practica

Apr 10, 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.

Lecture: Murmurs at Every Turn: The Natural and Human Migrations of Northern Greece

Apr 10, 2016

7:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

Writer Julian Hoffman lives beside the Prespa Lakes in northwestern Greece, the first transboundary park in the Balkans. Pearl Hogrefe Visiting Writers Series

The Asia Project

Apr 10, 2016

7:00 PM

M-Shop

free

Student Union Board Diversity Special events Student activities

Free Spoken Group Performance: The Asia Project is the story of Asia Samson, a cancer survivor who was won audiences throughout the country with a spoken word show that has been nothing less than an honest and genuine testimony of his life- a spoken word show that is always inspiring, sometimes gut-wrenching, and most often times comical buffoonery.

Monday, 11 Apr 2016

Lecture: Trans Entrepreneurship and Creating Trans-Inclusive Workplaces

Apr 11, 2016

2:15 PM - 3:40 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Angelica Ross is the founder of TransTech Social Enterprises, a company that empowers trans and gender-nonconforming people through on-the-job training in leadership and workplace skills.

Film & Discussion: The PhD Movie 2 - Piled Higher and Deeper

Apr 11, 2016

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Film Screening & Conversation with PhD Comics creator Jorge Cham. Part of the Graduate and Professional Student Senate Research Conference

Lecture: Empowering Transgender Lives

Apr 11, 2016

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Angelica Ross is a leader in the movement for trans and racial equality. Named "1st Foot Soldier of the Year" in 2015 by Melissa Harris Perry, Ross is the founder of TransTech Social Enterprises, a company that empowers trans and gender-nonconforming people through on-the-job training in leadership and workplace skills.

Tuesday, 12 Apr 2016

Lecture: Graduate & Professional Student Senate Research Conference Keynote - Catherine Kling

Apr 12, 2016

12:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Conferences Lectures Student activities

"From Iowa Kid to NAS Member: Where the Study of Economics Has Taken Me" - Catherine Kling is the Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor of Agriculture and Life Sciences and was elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) last year.

Documentary & Discussion: The History of Yoga

Apr 12, 2016

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Yoga has established itself as an effective alternative therapy across the world, yet few people know of it's philosophical and historical origins. The History of Yoga takes you through a 6,000 year developmental history of yoga, from the times of Harappa Civilization to the Medieval Ages to the 19th century, when modern science shed new light on the potential of yoga. The film crew traveled 35,000 km - across India, Nepal, Europe...

Open Mic Night

Apr 12, 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, 13 Apr 2016

Hula Hoop Extravaganza!

Apr 13, 2016

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Event is free. $12 to make a hula hoop,

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

A walk-in craft and hula party on the MU Terrace!

Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science

Apr 13, 2016

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Our Divided Political Heart: Campaign 2016," E.J. Dionne writes a twice-weekly syndicated column on politics for the Washington Post and is widely admired for his insights into the polarization of our national politics.

Thursday, 14 Apr 2016

Cyclone Voice featuring Jesse McCartney

Apr 14, 2016

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 Jesse McCartney. Jesse is known for his hit songs "Beautiful Soul," "Leavin'," and "Body Language". Jesse will emcee the event and perform a few songs right before the winner is announced.

Friday, 15 Apr 2016

Friday Night PYOP: Garden Gnomes

Apr 15, 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.

Saturday, 16 Apr 2016

Make Masks & Puppets for the All Species Parade

Apr 16, 2016

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Ames' second annual All Species One Earth Parade will be held downtown on Saturday, April 23. Animal masks, costumes and puppets are encouraged, and The Workspace can help.

Dan + Shay

Apr 16, 2016

8:00 PM

Hansen Ag Student Learning Center

$20 Students / $30 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Special events Student activities

Critically acclaimed duo Dan + Shay (Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney) hit No. 1 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart with their 2014 release Where It All Began. They are the only new country duo in Nielsen SoundScan recorded history to debut at No. 1. The pair has also impressively sold over 1.5 million digital tracks and over 372,000 album equivalents to date, which includes 117 million streams of their music.