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What is featured?

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.

Sunday, 04 Feb 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Feb 04, 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, 05 Feb 2018

Photography before the Age of the iPhone

Feb 05, 2018

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Farm House Museum, central campus

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Emily Morgan, assistant professor of Art History will use the Farm House Museum collection and current exhibition to talk about the development of photography in the 19th century.

Beginning Soap Making Workshop

Feb 05, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Make quality, handmade soap from scratch (no synthetic bases!) using the cold-process method.

Crochet Class

Feb 05, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $32, Public $42 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the three standard crochet stitches and how to incorporate them into project construction.

Winter Photography

Feb 05, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$80-$100 ($68 for students)

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

A four-week program, exploring the photographic potential of the winter landscape. Taught by Mark Stoltenberg, of Mark Stoltenberg Photography.

Woodshop Orientation

Feb 05, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20, Public $30 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier.

Tuesday, 06 Feb 2018

Performance: Charlotte's Web

Feb 06, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance, $5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

A production based on E.B. White's classic book.

Performance: Charlotte's Web

Feb 06, 2018

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance, $5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

A production based on E.B. White's classic book

Food Photography

Feb 06, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$80-$100 ($68 for students)

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

A four-week program. Whether your goal is to make beautiful recipe books, eye-catching food blogs, or expand your photographic skill-set, Mark Stoltenberg will help you learn food styling techniques, proper lighting, prop selection and post-production processes to make your food photos mouth-watering.

Wednesday, 07 Feb 2018

Sewing Lessons

Feb 07, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Whether you are a beginner needing to learn how to operate a sewing machine, or someone who needs help finishing a project in progress, this is for you.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Feb 07, 2018

9:00 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, 08 Feb 2018

Opening reception: "Queer Fashion and Style" exhibit

Feb 08, 2018

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Mary Allice Gallery, 1015 Morrill Hall

free

Mary Alice Gallery Arts, performances Diversity Meetings, receptions

"Queer Fashion and Style: Stories from the Heartland," an exhibit that analyzes the recent and current histories of fashion through a queer lens by examining the everyday styles and fashions of members of the LGBTQIA+ community in the Midwest from the late 20th century to the present.

Crafty Cocktail Night

Feb 08, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$10-$12.50

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

"Sweet Treats for your Sweetheart." Join us at the Gardens after hours for a creative project while you sip on adult beverages in a beautiful setting!

Concert: Flor

Feb 08, 2018

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

The indie rock and synth pop band started in Hood River, Oregon. Their sound aligns with bands like Paramore, Coin and Halsey.

Friday, 09 Feb 2018

Performance: The Flying Hobos

Feb 09, 2018

10:00 AM

Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

Aerospace Engineering Arts, performances Diversity

A living history event that tells the story of former Iowa State student James Herman Banning, who in 1932 became the first African American to fly across the United States. The public is welcome.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Date Nite

Feb 09, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Two for one studio fees for you and a friend.

Varieties Semifinals

Feb 09, 2018

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$10 ($6 for students)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Varieties has been showcasing the talent of Iowa State students for more than 80 years. Performances consist of 16-20 minute "mini-musicals" that are performed with original lyrics and choreography. Shorter acts, called vignettes, perform as well.

Performance: Town and Gown Chamber Music series

Feb 09, 2018

7:30 PM

First United Methodist Church, 516 Kellogg Ave.

$30 (free for students and youth)

Music Department Arts, performances

The Dover String Quartet: Joel Link and Bryan Lee, violins; Milena Pajaro-Van de Stadt, viola; and Camden Shaw, cello.

Saturday, 10 Feb 2018

Valentine's Day Cards Walk-In Craft

Feb 10, 2018

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$4 for unlimited crafting

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

We've got the supplies, you bring the creativity! Paper, glitter, fabric, stamps, buttons, watercolor and more to make your valentines.

Varieties Semifinals

Feb 10, 2018

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$10 ($6 for students)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Varieties has been showcasing the talent of Iowa State students for more than 80 years. Performances consist of 16-20 minute "mini-musicals" that are performed with original lyrics and choreography.

Sunday, 11 Feb 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Feb 11, 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.