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Sunday, 02 Apr 2017

Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - Dave Miller

Apr 02, 2017

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

0003 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

University Museums, Iowa State University, is pleased to announce the live painting of 16 portraits by celebrated Iowa artist Rose Frantzen. The portrait painting sessions will take place during a March 29 through April 6, 2017 residency in the lower gallery of the Christian Petersen Art Museum, 0003 Morrill Hall, on central campus. All portrait sessions will be open to the public to watch Frantzen's artistic process evolve.

Musical: Little Women

Apr 02, 2017

2:00 PM

Fisher Theater

Adults $21, seniors $19, students $14

Theatre Arts, performances

"We must promise to remain just as we are. Solid like a fortress. No matter what happens, we must promise it will always be the four March sisters forever."

Sculpting an Icon: Petersen and the Fountain of the Four Seasons

Apr 02, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Beginning with his portrait sculpture of Meskwaki leader Pushetonequa, followed by his illustrations for the book Cha Ki Shi, and including his Fountain of the Four Seasons, Christian Petersen was often called upon to represent the indigenous people of Iowa in his art. As we celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Fountain of the Four Seasons, hear from Jerome Thompson, retired state curator for Iowa, about Petersen's art.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Apr 02, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU 5 classes for $35, Public 5 classes 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. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for dancing better. From 5-7pm, the dance floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie and working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Joshua James with Timmy The Teeth

Apr 02, 2017

7:00 PM

M-Shop

$8 Students / $12 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

"Humanity," said Dostoevsky, "is a mystery. It must be unravelled." On his latest album, My Spirit Sister, Utah-based Americana artist Joshua James attempts to do just that, laying bare a narrative catalogue of his unraveling of the complexities and imperfections inherent in us all. "There is for each of us a constant search for love," says James. "We look to our families, spouses, and friends for support, but sometimes we must look into the dark

Monday, 03 Apr 2017

Tuesday, 04 Apr 2017

Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - Lori Jacobson

Apr 04, 2017

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

0003 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

University Museums, Iowa State University, is pleased to announce the live painting of 16 portraits by celebrated Iowa artist Rose Frantzen. The portrait painting sessions will take place during a March 29 through April 6, 2017 residency in the lower gallery of the Christian Petersen Art Museum, 0003 Morrill Hall, on central campus. All portrait sessions will be open to the public to watch Frantzen's artistic process evolve.

Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - Ed McCracken

Apr 04, 2017

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

0003 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

University Museums, Iowa State University, is pleased to announce the live painting of 16 portraits by celebrated Iowa artist Rose Frantzen. The portrait painting sessions will take place during a March 29 through April 6, 2017 residency in the lower gallery of the Christian Petersen Art Museum, 0003 Morrill Hall, on central campus. All portrait sessions will be open to the public to watch Frantzen's artistic process evolve.

Lecture & Performance: The Intersection of Art, Politics and Environmental Science

Apr 04, 2017

8:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Arts, performances Diversity Lectures Student activities

Playwright Paula Cizmar, internationally known as one of the authors of Seven, discusses eco-theatre and how it can communicate ideas, raise awareness, inspire action, and promote empathy. Pearl Hogrefe Visiting Writers Series

Wednesday, 05 Apr 2017

Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - JaneAnn Stout

Apr 05, 2017

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

0003 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

University Museums, Iowa State University, is pleased to announce the live painting of 16 portraits by celebrated Iowa artist Rose Frantzen. The portrait painting sessions will take place during a March 29 through April 6, 2017 residency in the lower gallery of the Christian Petersen Art Museum, 0003 Morrill Hall, on central campus. All portrait sessions will be open to the public to watch Frantzen's artistic process evolve.

Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - Mary Jane Hagenson

Apr 05, 2017

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

0003 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

University Museums, Iowa State University, is pleased to announce the live painting of 16 portraits by celebrated Iowa artist Rose Frantzen. The portrait painting sessions will take place during a March 29 through April 6, 2017 residency in the lower gallery of the Christian Petersen Art Museum, 0003 Morrill Hall, on central campus. All portrait sessions will be open to the public to watch Frantzen's artistic process evolve.

Artist lecture: Joe Patrick and the Architecture of Impermanence

Apr 05, 2017

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Bldg.

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Joe Patrick's paintings and drawings, while very different in their execution, both examine a transient sense of impermanence. Join the artist in a gallery walk where he will discuss the impermanence and the parallels found in his paintings and drawings on exhibition in the Brunnier Art Museum.

Concert: ISU Percussion Ensemble and Carillon

Apr 05, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Jonathan Sharp will direct the ISU Percussion ensemble as it performs in real time, via an online link, with Tin-Shi Tam on the carillon.

DNCE w/ Chord Overstreet

Apr 05, 2017

8:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$20- 100/200 Levels $25- Floor w/ ISU student ID $30- 100/200 Levels $35- Floor Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances

DNCE first introduced themselves to audiences worldwide with the release of their debut single "Cake By The Ocean" in September 2015. The song entered the Top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and became one the most played radio songs of the year. Internationally, "Cake By The Ocean" reached Top 10 on iTunes in over 10 countries and has generated over 400 million streams on Spotify worldwide.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Apr 05, 2017

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, 06 Apr 2017

Drawing Workshop with Joe Patrick

Apr 06, 2017

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Bldg.

free

University Museums Arts, performances

For nearly 40 years, Joe Patrick taught drawing and painting in The University of Iowa's School of Art and Art History until his retirement in 2004, twenty-five years as head of the drawing area of the School. Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your drawing skills and learn from this notable Iowa artist amidst an exhibition of his drawings and paintings. Space is limited and registration is required.

Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - Norm Hill

Apr 06, 2017

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

0003 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

University Museums, Iowa State University, is pleased to announce the live painting of 16 portraits by celebrated Iowa artist Rose Frantzen. The portrait painting sessions will take place during a March 29 through April 6, 2017 residency in the lower gallery of the Christian Petersen Art Museum, 0003 Morrill Hall, on central campus. All portrait sessions will be open to the public to watch Frantzen's artistic process evolve.

Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - Alicia Carriquiry

Apr 06, 2017

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

0003 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

University Museums, Iowa State University, is pleased to announce the live painting of 16 portraits by celebrated Iowa artist Rose Frantzen. The portrait painting sessions will take place during a March 29 through April 6, 2017 residency in the lower gallery of the Christian Petersen Art Museum, 0003 Morrill Hall, on central campus. All portrait sessions will be open to the public to watch Frantzen's artistic process evolve.

Arab Film Festival

Apr 06, 2017

5:10 PM - 7:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

World Languages and Cultures Department Arts, performances

"On the Bride's Side," shown in Arabic with English subtitles. The film festival is presented by the Arablic program in the world languages and cultures department.

Faculty recital: Michael Giles

Apr 06, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

Music Department Arts, performances

Music of Prince, by Michael Giles, professor of saxophone.

Cyclone Voice featuring Laura Alaina

Apr 06, 2017

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. Hosted by Country Music Star Lauren Alaina!

Friday, 07 Apr 2017

Walk-In Paint Your Own Pottery: Gnome Gnight

Apr 07, 2017

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace

Studio fee ($4 ISU, $5 public), plus cost of bisque

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

From three-inch inch minis to a foot-tall "Ginormagnome," we've got a cast of characters that are fun to decorate and add to your indoor or outdoor space.

Arab Film Festival

Apr 07, 2017

5:10 PM - 7:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

World Languages and Cultures Department Arts, performances

"Theeb," shown in Arabic with English subtitles. The film festival is presented by the Arablic program in the world languages and cultures department.

Musical: Little Women

Apr 07, 2017

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

Adults $21, seniors $19, students $14

Theatre Arts, performances

"We must promise to remain just as we are. Solid like a fortress. No matter what happens, we must promise it will always be the four March sisters forever."

Christopher the Conquered with TWINS and Bleujack

Apr 07, 2017

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$5 Students / $10 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Christopher the Conquered wants you to read between the lines. That said, he's got a good reason for naming his full-length debut album, I'm Giving Up On Rock & Roll [Maximum Ames Records].

Saturday, 08 Apr 2017

Art Supply Swap

Apr 08, 2017

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

It's time for spring cleaning! From beads and yarn to paper and fabric, check out our craft leftovers and see what you can incorporate in future projects.

Arab Film Festival

Apr 08, 2017

5:10 PM - 7:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

World Languages and Cultures Department Arts, performances

"Wadjda," shown in Arabic with English subtitles. The film festival is presented by the Arablic program in the world languages and cultures department.

The Fashion Show

Apr 08, 2017

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

C.Y. Stephens Auditorium

$15 to $30

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

The Fashion Show 2017 is in its 35th year, and is one of the largest student-run fashion shows in the nation. The show will feature more than 150 student-designed garments both on the runway and in mounted exhibitions. This year's theme is "Altered Aspects" and the guest designer is Abasi Rosborough.

Musical: Little Women

Apr 08, 2017

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

Adults $21, seniors $19, students $14

Theatre Arts, performances

"We must promise to remain just as we are. Solid like a fortress. No matter what happens, we must promise it will always be the four March sisters forever."