Friday, 23 Feb 2018
"Czech This!" Organ music written by Czech composers is featured in a lecture and recital by organist Miriam Zach.
The musical phenomenon that mashes theater and hip hop addresses difficult conversations including race, immigration and feminism. Find the message in the lyrics that speaks to you. If you stand for nothing, what'll you fall for? Celebrating Black History Month
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.
In the Greek myth Iphigenia is the daughter of Agamemnon who is told by a goddess that he must sacrifice his daughter in order to be granted wind so that his ships can sail to Troy. Knowing that his wife would never agree, he tricks Iphigenia and her mother into coming to him by telling her that she is to marry the great hero, Achilles. This is a new telling of the old legend.