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What is featured?

Sunday, 23 Apr 2017

Performance: The Tempest

Apr 23, 2017

2:00 PM - 4:25 PM

Fisher Theater

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

"We are such stuff as dreams are made on; and our little life is rounded with a sleep."

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Apr 23, 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.

Piano Studio Recital

Apr 23, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

Music Department Arts, performances

piano students of Mei-Hsuan Huang

Monday, 24 Apr 2017

The UM Connection - International Sculpture Day

Apr 24, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Anderson Sculpture Garden, north side of Morrill Hall


University Museums Arts, performances

Three artists in the ISU Art on Campus Collection have been given the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Sculpture Center - Manuel Neri (2006), William King (2007), and Beverly Pepper (2013). As the ISC celebrates International Sculpture Day, join University Museums for a tour of sculptures by these recognized artists who have made exemplary contributions to the field of sculpture. #ISDay

Art + Issues - Building a Campus Community

Apr 24, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall


University Museums Arts, performances

Art + Issues is an open campus discussion facilitated by our educator of visual literacy and learning. Topics that relate to current events will be presented and attendees are encouraged to bring other discussion topics with them with a goal of generating understanding in a safe, inclusive, and inspiring space. People are invited to come and go during the two hour time frame as their schedule permits.

Thursday, 27 Apr 2017

Robin and Linda Williams

Apr 27, 2017

9:00 PM


$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." Today some might call it "Americana," but these two revered music masters were living and breathing this elixir 20 years before that label was turned into a radio format.

Friday, 28 Apr 2017

The Giver

Apr 28, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:10 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance, $5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

In a "utopian" future of sameness, young Jonas inherits an unusual career: to receive and keep the memories of his communities past. Throughout his lessons with his elder predecessor, Jonas learns of love, war, and all of life's unknown joys and pains, and he must decide whether to keep these secrets or upend his community. Based on Lois Lowry's modern classic.

Saturday, 29 Apr 2017

Opening Weekend: "Washed Ashore" exhibit

Apr 29, 2017

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

"Washed Ashore," featuring giant sea life sculptures made from trash collected from beaches to graphically illustrate the tragedy of plastic pollution in our oceans and waterways.

The Grapes of Wrath

Apr 29, 2017

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Fisher Theater

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The National Players bring a powerful production of Steinbeck's Great American Novel, The Grapes of Wrath. Presented in the intimate Fisher Theater at Iowa State Center, this story of the Joad Family's trek west. Leaving the Dust Bowl behind and persevering against all odds, they strive for their own piece of the American dream.