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What is featured?

Sunday, 28 Jan 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Jan 28, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center 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, 29 Jan 2018

Art + Issues: Building a Campus Community

Jan 29, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The University Museums exist to celebrate the diversity of our cultural heritage and through art teach critical thinking and generate dialogue that helps to build an inclusive campus community. 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.

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

Jan 29, 2018

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance, $5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

This play is a stirring tribute to Harriet Tubman

Reception: Artists Gardner - Ferrigno - Camacho

Jan 29, 2018

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Gallery, Pioneer Room and Multicultural Center at the MU

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Explore three exhibit spaces at the MU and see work by artists Benjamin Gardner, Andrea Ferrigno and Edgard Camacho.

Tuesday, 30 Jan 2018

Artwork Drop-off for Art Inspired Student Juried Exhibit

Jan 30, 2018

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

ISU Students are invited to submit artwork for consideration for the Art Inspired Exhibit. Students of any major can drop off up to 3 artworks in any media. Chosen artwork will be on display in the Pioneer Room February 2-March 19.

Striped Cutting Board Class

Jan 30, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $60, Public $70 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Using strips of hardwood like maple, walnut and cherry, create a cutting board that will be a beautiful addition to your kitchen.

The Wizard of Oz

Jan 30, 2018

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$78-$25

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

This all new production is an enchanting adaptation of the all-time classic-- totally reconceived for the stage--contains all the beloved songs, favorite characters and iconic moments from the Oscar-winning movie score. There are also a few surprises along the way, including new songs by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Open Mic Night

Jan 30, 2018

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, MU

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, 31 Jan 2018

Belly Dance Class

Jan 31, 2018

5:45 PM - 6:45 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $50, Public $60

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Ditch the gym and get your steps in with Shiara at Belly Dance!

Macrame Necklace Walk-In Craft

Jan 31, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

This is KNOT your grandma's macramé! Learn the basic knots for macramé and complete a boho chic necklace.

Needle Felted Mittens Class

Jan 31, 2018

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $39, Public $49 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Upcycle a wool sweater into wearable art that's also better for the environment. Make a pair of mittens with a flannel or fleece lining, and decorate with felting needles and wool roving.

Thursday, 01 Feb 2018

30th Annual Organists of Iowa with Dr. Karen. Black

Feb 01, 2018

1:00 AM - 2:00 AM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

Music Department Arts, performances

Accomplished organist DR. KAREN BLACK visits Martha Ellen Tye Auditorium to perform an organ recital. Black is the Rudi Inselmann Endowed Professor of Organ at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa. She teaches organ and church music, music theory and aural skills, serves as organist for weekday chapel and Sunday worship services, and conducts the St. Elizabeth Chorale.

Pop-up Exhibit: "Small Acts Big Impacts"

Feb 01, 2018

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

405 Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

This exhibit will include trivia that begins at a table in the Parks Library Lobby, continues to 405 Parks Library and ends in the Green Dot exhibit in the ReACT Gallery, in the Reiman Gallery of the Christian Petersen Art Museum at Morrill Hall.

Wheel Pottery Class

Feb 01, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $120, Public $130- (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Start with centering clay and pulling cylinders, the building blocks to throwing on the wheel.

Fine Jewelry Silver Class

Feb 01, 2018

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $45, Public $55 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Design your own fine silver necklace or earrings using Precious Metal Clay.

Performance: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra

Feb 01, 2018

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$70-$25

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Founded as a small radio orchestra in 1926, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra has grown to 100 musicians performing more that 60 concerts each year. Program includes Arvo Pârt's Fratres; Dvorak's Symphony No. 7; and noted violinist Triin Ruubel joins the orchestra to play Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64.

Poet: Andrea Gibson

Feb 01, 2018

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, MU

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Andrea Gibson is one of the most successful poets in the spoken word field. She was the first women to ever win the World Poetry Slam.

Saturday, 03 Feb 2018

Performance: Meet George Washington Carver

Feb 03, 2018

2:00 PM

Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center

$5, at the door

General Events Arts, performances Diversity

Celebrate Black History Month with a presentation by George Washington Carver, portrayed by ISU alumnus Paxton Williams. The performance will be repeated at 7:30 p.m. today.

Cyclone Honor Band Concert

Feb 03, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$10 adults; $5 students

Music Department Arts, performances

The Cardinal and Gold honor bands feature more than 200 Iowa high school students.

Arabic Night

Feb 03, 2018

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Organizations Arts, performances Diversity Meetings, receptions

A celebration of Arabic culture with art, food and interactive cultural booths. Also enjoy live music and dance, including a performance by the Layaali Arabic Music Ensemble.