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What is featured?

Friday, 01 Apr 2016

Focus Grant Applications Due

Apr 01, 2016

All day

Student Activities Center, Room 1560 at the MU

Free

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Calling all artists, writer, musicians and performers! Apply for Focus funding and bring your great ideas to reality. Grants up to $600 for projects that can be exhibited, performed, projected or read. Opens to currently enrolled ISU students.

Alexander who's Not. Not. Not. Not. Not. Not Going to Move

Apr 01, 2016

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 day of show

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Alexander has just found out that his family is moving to a new town and that he must leave all his friends behind. Join Alexander as he learns that 'home' means being with the people who love you and that change can be exciting and fun!

Alexander who's Not. Not. Not. Not. Not. Not Going to Move

Apr 01, 2016

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 day of show

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Alexander has just found out that his family is moving to a new town and that he must leave all his friends behind. Join Alexander as he learns that 'home' means being with the people who love you and that change can be exciting and fun!

April Craft of the Month: Watercolor Quotes

Apr 01, 2016

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Use masking fluid to write out a movie quote, song lyrics, or a sassy phrase on special paper. Then paint layers of watercolor washes over your design.

Friday Night PYOP: Mandalas

Apr 01, 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 Diversity 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.

Global Gala

Apr 01, 2016

7:00 PM

Iowa State Memorial Union

Free

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Global Gala is the annual event that honors the unique cultural organizations represented at Iowa State.

Christopher the Conquered

Apr 01, 2016

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$5 Students / $10 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Des Moines, Iowa's Christopher the Conquered (Christopher Ford) has been sitting behind the keys and saying what he can say since he released his debut album I Guess That's What We're Dying For... in 2007.

Sunday, 03 Apr 2016

Glass Beads Beyond Basics: Florals

Apr 03, 2016

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $22, Public $32 - Includes Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Hone your skills and create three very different kinds of floral beads.

Argentine Tango Practica

Apr 03, 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, 04 Apr 2016

Statistics Seminar

Apr 04, 2016

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Snedecor 3105

Free

Statistics Department Arts, performances Lectures

Garritt Page, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

Tuesday, 05 Apr 2016

Visioning Board Workshop

Apr 05, 2016

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $20, Public $30

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to tap into your intuition by observing the subtle, deeper aspects of your experience so it can guide your choices.

Performance: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Apr 05, 2016

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-$70

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel's favorite son.

Wednesday, 06 Apr 2016

Exhibit Reception for Focus and APEX

Apr 06, 2016

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Pioneer Room and Gallery in the MU

Free

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

See the final two art student art exhibits of this year at the MU

Walk-In Belly Dance

Apr 06, 2016

7:00 PM - 9:30 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.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Apr 06, 2016

10:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Thursday, 07 Apr 2016

Walk-In Craft: Paper Marbling

Apr 07, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$8

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Love paper crafts? Learn a new way to make beautiful paper to use in cards, artwork, scrapbooking, or just for fun.

Brandy Clark

Apr 07, 2016

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$15 Students / $20 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Brandy Clark has been rapidly gaining fans and attention the past few years. Named MusicRow magazine's 2014 Breakthrough Artist of the Year, Clark signed to Warner Bros. Records after her debut album, 12 Stories, was released to widespread critical acclaim in October 2013.

Friday, 08 Apr 2016

Friday Night PYOP: Saturday Morning Cartoons

Apr 08, 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.

ISU Chamber Orchestra

Apr 08, 2016

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5/$3

Music Department Arts, performances

Jacob Harrison, conductor of Chamber Orchestra

Musical: The Secret Garden

Apr 08, 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.

Keith Scott

Apr 08, 2016

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$8 Students / $10 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Keith Scott is one of Chicago's most vibrant musicians. For the past 20 years he's built his reputation as a sizzling blues guitarist, dynamic performer, noteworthy songwriter and bandleader.

Saturday, 09 Apr 2016

Performance: Aldo Leopold, A Standard of Change

Apr 09, 2016

2:00 PM

South Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center

free

Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture Arts, performances

"Aldo Leopold, A Standard of Change" is a one-man, one-act play written by and starring Jim Pfitzer. Set in one evening in and around the famous Wisconsin Shack that inspired much of his writing, "A Standard of Change" explores the influences and challenges that led Aldo Leopold to penning some of the most important essays in his book "A Sand County Almanac."

The Fashion Show

Apr 09, 2016

7:00 PM

C.Y. Stephens Auditorium

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Arts, performances Special events Student activities

The Fashion Show 2016, one of the largest student-run fashion shows in the nation, is in it's 34th year and will feature more than 150 student-designed garments on the runway and in mounted exhibitions.

Musical: The Secret Garden

Apr 09, 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.

Penny and Sparrow

Apr 09, 2016

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$10 Students / $12 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

While the instrumentation in each of their three albums - Creature (2011), Tenboom (2013), Struggle Pretty (2014) - may differ, Penny & Sparrow has garnered a reputation of blending sincere lyrics with haunting melodies and harmonies in every song. The raw and emotive quality of their songs has been known to push crowds to near silence for an entire set.

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.