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What is featured?

Sunday, 01 Apr 2018

Open House: In Focus and Manuel Neri exhibits

Apr 01, 2018

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Farm House Museum andChristian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Don't miss this opportunity to see the current exhibitions In Focus: Daguerreotypes, Tintypes and Photographs from the Farm House Museum Collection and Manuel Neri: Ambiguity, Mystery, and Allure on the weekend!

Monday, 02 Apr 2018

Sewing Lessons

Apr 02, 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.

Wednesday, 04 Apr 2018

Clay Owl Walk-in Craft

Apr 04, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$8

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Whoooo doesn't love owls? Learn the steps to make small owl figurines using a variety of clay tools. We will fire them in the kiln, and have them ready for you to come back and paint within a week or two.

Poetry reading: Ginsberg's "Howl"

Apr 04, 2018

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The first public performance of Allen Ginsberg's "Howl" happened at Six Gallery in San Francisco in 1955. Artist Manuel Neri helped to coordinate the historic event. In celebration of National Poetry Month, enjoy a reading of this legendary poem by local poets while surrounded by the art of Neri, an influential Bay area figurative sculptor.

Jazz recital

Apr 04, 2018

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

Music Department Arts, performances

The music of "Sting," performed by Michael Giles, professor of saxophone.

Performance: Rockin' Road to Dublin

Apr 04, 2018

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$45-$69

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Rockin' Road To Dublin is a new sensation that combines the art of an Irish dance show and the power of a rock concert with the finish of a Broadway theatrical production, starring world champion Irish dancers Scott Doherty and Ashley Smith.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Apr 04, 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, 05 Apr 2018

Performance: Oklahoma!

Apr 05, 2018

7:30 PM - 10:15 PM

Fisher Theater

$16-$25

Theatre Arts, performances

This landmark musical, the first by Rogers and Hammerstein, opened in 1943 and was immediately a box office smash; its popularity has not faded. The love story of cowboy Curley and farm girl Laurey was originally described by one New York critic as "a beautiful and delightful show that has, at a rough estimate, practically everything." Since its opening, Oklahoma! has been performed every day somewhere in the world for the past 74 years.

Concert: Melodime With Ryne Doughty

Apr 05, 2018

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Melodime's music merges a slight country twang with rock and roll, successfully blending stunning piano melodies with catchy guitar riffs and sing-along choruses.

Friday, 06 Apr 2018

Paint Your Own Pottery: Unicorns vs Dinosaurs!

Apr 06, 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

Incorporate a terrestrial vertebrate or mythical creature into your design or paint one of our figurines.

Performance: Oklahoma!

Apr 06, 2018

7:30 PM - 10:15 PM

Fisher Theater

$16-$25

Theatre Arts, performances

This landmark musical, the first by Rogers and Hammerstein, opened in 1943 and was immediately a box office smash; its popularity has not faded. The love story of cowboy Curley and farm girl Laurey was originally described by one New York critic as "a beautiful and delightful show that has, at a rough estimate, practically everything." Since its opening, Oklahoma! has been performed every day somewhere in the world for the past 74 years.

Performance: Shattered Glass

Apr 06, 2018

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-$45

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Shattered Glass is a 16 member conductor-less string orchestra based in New York City and very much a product of the 21st century. Virtuosic and versatile, Shattered Glass balances vibrant excitement with a meticulous respect for piece, composer, and tradition. With a repertoire that ranges from Bach, Britten and Bartok to Schoenberg and Stravinsky, Shattered Glass has been active in crossover collaborations with pop and hip-hop artists!

ISU AfterDark

Apr 06, 2018

9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. All activities are free for students and their guests! Come enjoy the fun!

Saturday, 07 Apr 2018

Organ Studio Recital

Apr 07, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

Music Department Arts, performances

Organ students of Dr. Miriam Zach

Performance: Oklahoma!

Apr 07, 2018

7:30 PM - 10:15 PM

Fisher Theater

$16-$25

Theatre Arts, performances

This landmark musical, the first by Rogers and Hammerstein, opened in 1943 and was immediately a box office smash; its popularity has not faded. The love story of cowboy Curley and farm girl Laurey was originally described by one New York critic as "a beautiful and delightful show that has, at a rough estimate, practically everything." Since its opening, Oklahoma! has been performed every day somewhere in the world for the past 74 years.

Concert: Robin & Linda Williams

Apr 07, 2018

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$15-$20

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."

Sunday, 08 Apr 2018

Performance: Oklahoma!

Apr 08, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Fisher Theater

$16-$25

Theatre Arts, performances

This landmark musical, the first by Rogers and Hammerstein, opened in 1943 and was immediately a box office smash; its popularity has not faded. The love story of cowboy Curley and farm girl Laurey was originally described by one New York critic as "a beautiful and delightful show that has, at a rough estimate, practically everything." Since its opening, Oklahoma! has been performed every day somewhere in the world for the past 74 years.

ISU Concert Band and Campus Band

Apr 08, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Ames City Auditorium

$5-$7

Music Department Arts, performances

The concert band is directed by Christian Carichner.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Apr 08, 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.

ISU Chamber Orchestra

Apr 08, 2018

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5

Music Department Arts, performances

Jacob Harrison, conductor of Chamber; George Work, cello solorist

Monday, 09 Apr 2018

ISU Flute and Clarinet Ensembles Concert

Apr 09, 2018

7:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Sonja Giles, Director of Flute Gregory Oakes, Director of Clarinet

Fashion Week: Movie night

Apr 09, 2018

8:00 PM

2155 Marston

free

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Arts, performances Student activities

"Confessions of a Shopaholic," with popcorn, candy and F'reals shakes.

Tuesday, 10 Apr 2018

Carillon Bell Casting

Apr 10, 2018

4:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Music Department Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Watch (via live simulcast) as the first bell for the small-scale campanile/carillon model is cast. Bell founders from Meeks, Watson and Co., Georgetown, Ohio, will be on campus to work with students in the metalcasting lab.

Fashion Week: Toned Tuesday

Apr 10, 2018

8:00 PM

2218 State Gym

free

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Arts, performances Student activities

Stop by State Gym for fitness sessions, fresh fruit and refreshments. Classes include high intensity interval training (8-8:50 p.m.), zumba (9-9:50 p.m.) and yoga (10-10:50 p.m.).

Open Mic Night

Apr 10, 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, 11 Apr 2018

Fashion Week: Worn Wear College Tour

Apr 11, 2018

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Truck parked west of Memorial Union

free

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Arts, performances Student activities

Patagonia's Worn Wear tour stops at Iowa State. Worn Wear celebrates the stories we wear, keeps gear in action longer through repair and reuse, and recycles garments when beyond repair. Bring any clean, damaged clothing to Worn Wear, and Patagonia will repair it for free. Items are not excluded to Patagonia-branded clothing.

Art Walk: The Art of Growth

Apr 11, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Horticulture Hall, west entrance

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Spring is in the air, graduation is around the corner, and everything is new again. Join University Museums as we explore art that asks us what it means to grow, both literally and figuratively. Meet at the west entrance of Horticulture Hall, facing Catt Hall.

Fashion Week: Worth it Wednesday

Apr 11, 2018

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Campanile (LaBaron lobby if rain)

free

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Arts, performances Student activities

Displays, giveaways, raffle and T-shirt sale. Participants include PCI, Finesse Somerset, Finesse Campus, Studio 7, Serenity Couture, Student Wellness (BeWellHut) and BEIDA (Body Image and Eating Disorders).

Artful Yoga

Apr 11, 2018

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

This practice will enrich your yoga experience by going beyond the physical and inviting an artistic perspective to your awareness. The practice will begin at 5:30 with a brief talk connecting the current exhibition to the yoga practice. No yoga experience is necessary, but please bring your own mat. Free, but online registration required at www.museums.iastate.edu.

Arabic Calligraphy Workshop

Apr 11, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

294 Carver Hall

free

World Languages and Cultures Department Arts, performances Diversity

A hands-on workshop to learn about and practice the beautiful art of Arabic calligraphy, led by Iraqi calligrapher Ghazi Almishal. No knowledge of Arabic is required. Tools are provided.