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Sunday, 10 Apr 2016

Musical: The Secret Garden

Apr 10, 2016

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults and seniors $24, students $16

Theatre Arts, performances

Mary Lennox's her parents die in a cholera epidemic and she is sent to live in Yorkshire with relatives she has never met. She is unhappy with everything about her. Then, shortly after she arrives, she notices a vine covered wall which surrounds a secret garden. A bird helps her find the key to the door and the next day she discovers the door itself hidden behind the overgrowth. She pushes open the door and her life begins to change.

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.

Monday, 11 Apr 2016

Tuesday, 12 Apr 2016

Ames Town & Gown Concert: Musicians from Marlboro

Apr 12, 2016

7:30 PM

Ames City Hall auditorium

$25 (free for students K-12, ISU students with I.D.)

Community activities Arts, performances

Pianist Cynthia Raim, violist Samuel Rhodes (formerly of the Julliard String Quartet), violinists Itamar Xorman and Robin Scott, and cellist Brook Speltz.

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

ArtWalk: Exploring the Treasures of Our Cultural Diversity

Apr 13, 2016

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Multicultural Center, Memorial Union

free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity

"I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides, and my windows to be stifled. I want all the cultures of all lands to be blown about my house, as freely as possible. But I refuse to be blown off my feet by any." -Mohandas K. Gandhi. Join University Museums as we celebrate and examine the variety and scope of the stories told and represented through our campus art.

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!

Artful Yoga

Apr 13, 2016

5:15 PM - 6:45 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

This practice will enrich your yoga experience by going beyond the physical and inviting an artistic perspective to your awareness. Arrive early for a brief discussion of the new exhibition beginning at 5:15. The practice will begin at 5:30. No yoga experience is necessary, but please bring your own mat. To reserve your spot, e-mail nancyg@iastate.edu by 3:00 pm on the day of the class.

Performance: Red Green

Apr 13, 2016

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$49.50

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The man who is known worldwide for his humour, his insight and his wisdom about life and the people one encounters in it, is back with a brand new show..... "I'm Not Old, I'm Ripe!"

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.

Musical: The Secret Garden

Apr 15, 2016

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults and seniors $24, students $16

Theatre Arts, performances

Mary Lennox's her parents die in a cholera epidemic and she is sent to live in Yorkshire with relatives she has never met. She is unhappy with everything about her. Then, shortly after she arrives, she notices a vine covered wall which surrounds a secret garden. A bird helps her find the key to the door and the next day she discovers the door itself hidden behind the overgrowth. She pushes open the door and her life begins to change.

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.

Musical: The Secret Garden

Apr 16, 2016

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults and seniors $24, students $16

Theatre Arts, performances

Mary Lennox's her parents die in a cholera epidemic and she is sent to live in Yorkshire with relatives she has never met. She is unhappy with everything about her. Then, shortly after she arrives, she notices a vine covered wall which surrounds a secret garden. A bird helps her find the key to the door and the next day she discovers the door itself hidden behind the overgrowth. She pushes open the door and her life begins to change.

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.