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Wednesday, 01 Apr 2020

POSTPONED: April Craft of the Month: Painted Flower Pot

Apr 01, 2020

2:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6-$12 per person

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Drop in when we reopen on Monday, April 6 Simple, fun and in season, terra cotta pots are an easy surface to paint on. Choose from small pots to start an herb garden to medium containers for indoor plants and larger pieces for outdoor flowers.

CANCELED: Sewing Lessons

Apr 01, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50

The Workspace 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. Choose one of the dates below to work one-on-one with Judy and learn the skills you need to keep going on your own. Bring in your machine or borrow one of ours and begin making beautiful things, one stitch at a time.

POSTPONED: The Backseat Lovers

Apr 01, 2020

8:00 PM

M-Shop

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

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances

The Backseat Lovers are a four-piece indie rock band based out of Salt Lake City. They released their full length debut When We Were Friends independently in early 2019

Thursday, 02 Apr 2020

POSTPONED: Needle Felted Cactus Workshop

Apr 02, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $24, Public $34

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

We are working to reschedule this event. Stay tuned! Make an adorable cactus by using needle felting techniques with wool roving. "Plant" your succulent in a small terra-cotta pot. A great beginner project!

Friday, 03 Apr 2020

CANCELED: Paint Your Own Pottery: Unicorns vs Dinosaurs

Apr 03, 2020

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

Paint unicorn and dinosaur mugs, banks, plates or figurines, or draw a terrestrial vertebrate or mythical creature on any bisque you choose.

CANCELED: 9 to 5

Apr 03, 2020

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$10-$25

Theatre Arts, performances

Based on the hit 1980 film, "9 to 5" sprinkles musical comedy and feminist flair onto the story of a trio of overworked office colleagues who get a chance to run the company when they kidnap their sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot of a boss. This production contains mature content.

CANCELED: Free Crafts at ISU AfterDark

Apr 03, 2020

9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU Students: Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

ISU students are invited to the MU for free late-night activities held three times a semester. Our last craft night will be a Craftapalooza

Saturday, 04 Apr 2020

CANCELED: 9 to 5

Apr 04, 2020

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$10-$25

Theatre Arts, performances

Based on the hit 1980 film, "9 to 5" sprinkles musical comedy and feminist flair onto the story of a trio of overworked office colleagues who get a chance to run the company when they kidnap their sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot of a boss. This production contains mature content.

Sunday, 05 Apr 2020

CANCELED: 9 to 5

Apr 05, 2020

1:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$10-$25

Theatre Arts, performances

Based on the hit 1980 film, "9 to 5" sprinkles musical comedy and feminist flair onto the story of a trio of overworked office colleagues who get a chance to run the company when they kidnap their sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot of a boss. This production contains mature content.

CANCELED: Concert Bands & Campus Band performances

Apr 05, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Ames City Auditorium

$7/$5 tickets available at the door or 149 music hall

Music Department Arts, performances

ISU students play band music from new composers and old favorites.

CANCELED: Walk-in Argentine Tango Lessons

Apr 05, 2020

4:00 PM

Workspace

$

Student Activities Center Arts, performances

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Monday, 06 Apr 2020

CANCELED: Miss Nelson Has a Field Day

Apr 06, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Return to Horace B. Smedley School where the Smedley Tornadoes have never won a football game. In fact, they have never even scored a single point! With such a poor record and a team that is out of control, kind-hearted Miss Nelson comes to the rescue when she enlists the help of her alter ego, the ill-tempered Miss Viola Swamp, to coach the team and whip them into shape.

CANCELED: Monday Monologues series

Apr 06, 2020

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances

This event has been canceled. Members of the student organization No Re-Choir-Ment (NRCM) will perform selections that feature a women's group, a mixed ensemble and a contemporary-oriented group.

CANCELED: Miss Nelson Has a Field Day

Apr 06, 2020

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Return to Horace B. Smedley School where the Smedley Tornadoes have never won a football game. In fact, they have never even scored a single point! With such a poor record and a team that is out of control, kind-hearted Miss Nelson comes to the rescue when she enlists the help of her alter ego, the ill-tempered Miss Viola Swamp, to coach the team and whip them into shape.

Tuesday, 07 Apr 2020

CANCELED: Gallery Chat with Chad Gasta

Apr 07, 2020

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

In conjunction with the exhibition "Creating Global Understanding," members of the World Languages and Culture faculty will lead informal discussions of the works of art they researched and interpreted.

CANCELED: Intermediate Glass Beads Workshop

Apr 07, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $25, Public $35

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Hone your skills and learn to make three different kinds of flowers. These colorful beads are tiny works of art! Students must complete a beginning glass beads class before taking this class. Supply fee includes glass for class time only.

CANCELED: Beginner Ukulele Lessons 1

Apr 07, 2020

6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $45, Public $55

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the basics needed to make music on the ever-popular ukulele. It's like a guitar, only a whole lot easier! You will learn to tune your instrument and make basic chords plus how to accompany yourself or others using basic chord charts and song sheets, all in a fun and inclusive setting.

CANCELED: Ceramic Birdbath Class

Apr 07, 2020

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $45, Public $55

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Rescheduled from March 31 Learn to prepare clay for hand-building, roll out slabs, and cut pieces needed to make a birdbaths. Assembling will include scoring and incorporating slip, and creating decorative add-ons and texture.

Wednesday, 08 Apr 2020

POSTPONED: Silver Rings Class

Apr 08, 2020

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

Rescheduled from March 25

POSTPONED: 2nd Annual Wearables Design Show

Apr 08, 2020

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Lyle E. Lightfoot Forum, College of Design

College of Design Arts, performances

The Wearables Design Show is a live runway show featuring 100 wearable designs by first-year students in the College of Design's Core Design Program. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the show has been postponed until September 2020.

CANCELED: Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Apr 08, 2020

9:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$1 at the door

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

This group is great for those who love the improv comedy humor of their fellow college students and can't get enough of location, occupation, means of death.

Thursday, 09 Apr 2020

CANCELED: Artist Chat

Apr 09, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join artist Priscilla Sage as she discusses her textile sculptures in the "Contemplate Japan" exhibition.

CANCELED: 9 to 5

Apr 09, 2020

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$10-$25

Theatre Arts, performances

Based on the hit 1980 film, "9 to 5" sprinkles musical comedy and feminist flair onto the story of a trio of overworked office colleagues who get a chance to run the company when they kidnap their sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot of a boss. This production contains mature content.

Friday, 10 Apr 2020

CANCELED: Paint Your Own Pottery: Gnome Gnight

Apr 10, 2020

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4 studio fee + cost of bisque, Public $5 studio fee + cost of bisque

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

From three-inch inch minis to a foot-tall "Ginormagnome," we've got a cast of characters that are fun to decorate and add to your space. We will show you the basics of painting your piece and fire it within a week. Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select. Drop off but give yourself an hour.

CANCELED: 9 to 5

Apr 10, 2020

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$10-$25

Theatre Arts, performances

Based on the hit 1980 film, "9 to 5" sprinkles musical comedy and feminist flair onto the story of a trio of overworked office colleagues who get a chance to run the company when they kidnap their sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot of a boss. This production contains mature content.

Saturday, 11 Apr 2020

CANCELED: Walk-in Craft: Harry Potter Wands

Apr 11, 2020

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$8

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

The wand chooses the wizard, but exceptions are made in the Workspace. Create your own instrument to channel your magical powers! You'll be ready for "Wandlore," a complex and mysterious branch of magic.

CANCELED: 9 to 5

Apr 11, 2020

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$10-$25

Theatre Arts, performances

Based on the hit 1980 film, "9 to 5" sprinkles musical comedy and feminist flair onto the story of a trio of overworked office colleagues who get a chance to run the company when they kidnap their sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot of a boss. This production contains mature content.

Monday, 13 Apr 2020

CANCELED: Monday Monologues series

Apr 13, 2020

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

This event is canceled. Amanda Petefish-Schrag, assistant professor of music and theatre, will select scenes from her new work "Of the Deep," featuring puppetry and original music. "Of The Deep" explores how a girl who discovers a massive whale carcass washed up on shore comes together with the town's residents and has a pragmatic and mysterious journey along the way.

Tuesday, 14 Apr 2020

CANCELED: Open Mic Night

Apr 14, 2020

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, 15 Apr 2020

CANCELED: Sewing Lessons

Apr 15, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50

The Workspace 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. Choose one of the dates below to work one-on-one with Judy and learn the skills you need to keep going on your own. Bring in your machine or borrow one of ours and begin making beautiful things, one stitch at a time.