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Monday, 01 Apr 2019

April Craft of the Month: Doodle Lanterns

Apr 01, 2019

2:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public: $8

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Create a pattern, skyline, lettering, doodles or other drawings on tissue paper with a variety of black sharpies, and glue it to glassware of your choice. Drop in a tea light to add a charming element to your space.

Tuesday, 02 Apr 2019

Open Mic Night

Apr 02, 2019

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to fellow peers. Many perform as musicians, comedians, and poets. Enjoy a night full of talented Iowa State Students. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Wednesday, 03 Apr 2019

Concrete Letter Class

Apr 03, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $32 Public $42 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Concrete is a strong building material, but also great for diy projects! Construct a mold of one of the ABC's, and learn to mix and pour concrete on a small scale. Seal your letter the next evening, and leave with a 10" decorative element for your home or garden with a trendy, industrial look.

Thursday, 04 Apr 2019

Cyclone Cinema: Holmes & Watson

Apr 04, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Holmes & Watson is a PG-13 mystery/crime movie rated 1 stars. Will Ferrell and John Reilly star as Detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson who join forces to investigate a mysterious murder at Buckingham Palace. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

The Brevet & The Unlikely Candidates

Apr 04, 2019

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$10 / $15 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

The Brevet have undergone a dramatic evolution on their explosive, ambitious new album, LEGS. The collection is the California five-piece's most deeply personal and lyrically sophisticated yet, tackling perception and identity in the digital age with both subtle nuance and blunt force.

Friday, 05 Apr 2019

Paint Your Own Pottery: Unicorns vs Dinosaurs

Apr 05, 2019

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.

Cyclone Cinema: Holmes & Watson

Apr 05, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Holmes & Watson is a PG-13 mystery/crime movie rated 1 stars. Will Ferrell and John Reilly star as Detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson who join forces to investigate a mysterious murder at Buckingham Palace. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

ISU AfterDark: Brian Imbus

Apr 05, 2019

9:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Brian Imbus is an award winning entertainer that has become one of the most requested Hypnotists in the United States. He has performed for thousands of Colleges, Professional Organizations, and High Profile Events for over 20 years. Brian's show is continuously evolving as he uses his ability to innovate routines that are original and unique to a variety of audiences.

ISU AfterDark: Josh Peck

Apr 05, 2019

11:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Josh Peck is most recognized for his role in the Nickelodean show Drake and Josh.

Saturday, 06 Apr 2019

Cyclone Cinema: Holmes & Watson

Apr 06, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Holmes & Watson is a PG-13 mystery/crime movie rated 1 stars. Will Ferrell and John Reilly star as Detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson who join forces to investigate a mysterious murder at Buckingham Palace. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

The Last Bison w/ Ben Schrag & The Cautionaries

Apr 06, 2019

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8 / $12 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

In the past they have been compared to indie superstars the likes of Mumford & Sons, The Decemberists, and Fleet Foxes. However, their VA project harvested a more dynamic, and anthemic sound from the soil of their folk roots. The addition of electric bass and keyboards to their extensive collection of acoustic instruments gave them a more dynamic, driving sound.

Sunday, 07 Apr 2019

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Apr 07, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

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. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Cyclone Cinema: Holmes & Watson

Apr 07, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Holmes & Watson is a PG-13 mystery/crime movie rated 1 stars. Will Ferrell and John Reilly star as Detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson who join forces to investigate a mysterious murder at Buckingham Palace. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Monday, 08 Apr 2019

Panel discussion: Shifting the Stigma

Apr 08, 2019

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

169 Hamilton Hall

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

"Why I Wear Denim: Shifting the Stigma." Learn how media shapes and adapts the message of sexual violence. Join the discussion in person or on Facebook Live (@IowaStateDaily and @ISUGreenDot). Panelists include: Alex Connor, ISU Daily (moderator); Jazzmine Brooks, student wellness; Tricia Ingram Williams, ACCESS; Kathie Obradovich, Des Moines Register; and Julie Roosa, Greenlee School. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Panel discussion: Talking About Belief

Apr 08, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

"Common Ground: Talking About Belief." Explore freedom of religion as we talk about belief and unbelief in a facilitated discussion. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Tuesday, 09 Apr 2019

Lunch with Simon Tam

Apr 09, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Sloss Center

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Meetings, receptions Student activities

Simon Tam is an Asian American author, musician, activist and motivational speaker. He is best known as the bassist and founder of the Asian American dance-rock band, The Slants, who won their case against the government at the United States Supreme Court. Limited space available. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Woodshop Orientation

Apr 09, 2019

5:30 PM - 8:30 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. Leave class with knowledge of proper machinery use, and, most importantly, woodshop safety. Students may purchase the toolbox for $6 after class or we will use them for our Art Mart fundraiser. The orientation is required in order to use the woodshop on your own.

TedxIowaStateUniversity

Apr 09, 2019

6:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

TBD

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

TedxIowaStateUniversity's mission is to share knowledge that will make Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, and the world a better place. The TEDxIowaStateUniversity Chapter focuses on spreading the ideas of science, technology, and human creativity, in hopes of creating a more inclusive and equitable society.

Wednesday, 10 Apr 2019

Violent Speech: Where is the Line?

Apr 10, 2019

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

172 Hamilton Hall

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

A "Depth and Dialogue" session exploring free expression in a small-group discussion format. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Art and the First Amendment

Apr 10, 2019

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

2050 Agronomy Hall

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

A "Depth and Dialogue" session exploring free expression in a small-group discussion format. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Lecture: How the Daily Times Herald Defeated a Libel Claim

Apr 10, 2019

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

169 Hamilton Hall

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

A "Depth and Dialogue" session exploring free expression in a small-group discussion format. Reporter Jared Strong and Daily Times Herald's co-owner Doug Burns will share how they successfully defended a libel suit and scored a victory for the free press. Reception with light refreshments to follow in 172 Hamilton Hall. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Presentation: Diversity and Inclusion Awards

Apr 10, 2019

2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

172 Hamilton Hall

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Diversity Lectures Student activities

Rheya Spigner, KCCI reporter and anchor, and Whitney Mason, Iowa State Daily reporter and Voices editor, will be honored for their excellence in journalism and promotion of a just and inclusive society through ethical storytelling that broadens people's understanding of diverse lives and communities. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Walking tour: Free-Range Speech

Apr 10, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

George Washington Carver plaza

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

"Free-Range Speech: The Paradoxical Policies for Public Presentation at ISU." A walking tour covering the history of the Edward Allen Area of Free Debate from its establishment to the present day. Subjects touched on will include locations for free speech, restrictions and limitations, and a summary of benefits and drawbacks to campus policies regarding the agora. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Art Reception

Apr 10, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Gallery & Pioneer Room at the Memorial Union

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Student activities

Meet the artists and award winners in the Focus Exhibit in the Pioneer Room and the Apex Exhibit in the Gallery.

Documentary: Nobody Speak, Trials of the Free Press

Apr 10, 2019

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

198 Parks Library

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

The 2017 Netflix documentary "Nobody Speak," which was nominated for a Grand Jury Prize at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. The film explores the Hulk Hogan "sex tapes" case against Gawker Media and examines the threat of big money to a free press. Snacks will be provided during the showing. An informal discussion with members of the First Amendment Committee will follow. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Thursday, 11 Apr 2019

Democalypse March

Apr 11, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Central campus

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

Experience firsthand what it's like to live in a society without the five freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment. Meet at First Amendment tent on central campus. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Feast on the First

Apr 11, 2019

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Central campus

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Meetings, receptions Student activities

Free food, fun and demonstrations of the five freedoms. T-shirts and sandwiches are first come, first served. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Live Art: "Express Yourself"

Apr 11, 2019

11:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Central campus

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Arts, performances Student activities

Phoenix-based "visual wizard" Timmy Ham spreads positivity and inspiration through design and adventure. Watch a live demonstration as he creates a street art-inspired mural to commemorate First Amendment Days 2019. Students can express themselves on a chalkboard wall under the tent. A Q&A session is planned when the art is revealed at 2:30 p.m. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Intermediate Glass Beads Workshop

Apr 11, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $23 Public $33 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Experiment with etching, pixie dust, and baking soda to produce a variety of effects including pearl finishes and beach glass looks. Students must complete a beginning glass beads class (4 week or one day intensive) before taking this workshop. Supply fee includes glass for class time only, and propane/MAPP is available for purchase if needed. Free week includes use of tools but no supplies.