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What is featured?

Thursday, 14 Mar 2019

Cyclone Cinema: Mary Poppins Returns

Mar 14, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Mary Poppins Returns is a PG fantasy/adventure movie rated 4 stars. Michael Banks learns his house will be repossessed if he can't pay back his loan. Just as all seems lost, Mary Poppins, the beloved nanny from his childhood arrives to save the day. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

The Way Down Wanderers

Mar 14, 2019

8:00 PM

Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

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

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

A 5-piece Illinois-based act with high energy percussion, mandolin, guitar, bass, banjo and fiddle. All instruments weave seamlessly together to create an experience for fans that has sold out shows across the UK and the United States. Critics and tastemakers alike have awarded the young artists an impressive number of accolades ranging from official showcases at AmericanaFest (2018), Songpickr's Best Songs Spotify Playlist (2016) and more.

Friday, 15 Mar 2019

Cyclone Cinema: Mary Poppins Returns

Mar 15, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Mary Poppins Returns is a PG fantasy/adventure movie rated 4 stars. Michael Banks learns his house will be repossessed if he can't pay back his loan. Just as all seems lost, Mary Poppins, the beloved nanny from his childhood arrives to save the day. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Tuesday, 19 Mar 2019

Floral Design

Mar 19, 2019

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$38-$55

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

Kerplunk - Ikebana Vase Arrangements. Arrange stems carefully one at a time with a specially designed flower arranging tool in a glass vase. Registration with pre-payment is required one week in advance.

Sunday, 24 Mar 2019

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Mar 24, 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.

Monday, 25 Mar 2019

Monday Monologues series

Mar 25, 2019

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"Iowa Odyssey (How We Got to Here)," Amanda Petefish-Schrag, assistant professor of music and theatre. Iowa Odyssey is a collaborative theatre project exploring our local stories of immigration and the idea of what it means to create community.

Tuesday, 26 Mar 2019

Pete the Cat

Mar 26, 2019

10:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4-$5

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Pete the Cat is sent to live with the Biddle family to learn his manners -- and boy are they square! But life is an adventure no matter where you wind up for Pete, who gets the whole family rocking - almost.

Pete the Cat

Mar 26, 2019

12:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4-$5

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Pete the Cat is sent to live with the Biddle family to learn his manners - and boy are they square! But life is an adventure no matter where you wind up for Pete, who gets the whole family rocking - almost.

Feminist Cross Stitch Workshop

Mar 26, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $27 Public $37 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Celebrate Women's History Month! Choose a design featuring feminist quotes and imagery, then learn to read and follow the pattern. Get the hang of working with a needle and thread for stitching. Leave with all the supplies (and the know-how!) to finish on your own. "A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men." - Gloria Steinem

Torch-Fired Enamel Jewelry Class

Mar 26, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $50 Public $60 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Add a little heat to finely crushed glass and metal and you get enameled jewelry! Use stencils, stamps, and even water to get different effects when crafting your jewelry. In all you will make colorful enamel earrings or pendants using three different techniques that will shine bright, and you will be the envy of your friends.

Wednesday, 27 Mar 2019

Mini Macrame Necklace Workshop

Mar 27, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $21 Public $31 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

This is knot your grandma's macramé! Learn the basic knots, but use them on a smaller scale to make a boho chic necklace. Using just a metal ring and cotton cord, create a charming necklace that doubles as a work of art. An adjustable leather cord will be included to complete your necklace.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Mar 27, 2019

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 until your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Thursday, 28 Mar 2019

Intermediate Soap Making Workshop

Mar 28, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $45 Public $55 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Now that you know the basics of making soap from scratch using the cold-process method, add artistry techniques. Learn and experiment with procedures such as swirl, wire, funnel, and embeds, and leave class with a pound of soap. A messy but fun process so wear old clothing with a long-sleeved shirt and closed-toe shoes.

Cyclone Cinema: On The Basis of Sex

Mar 28, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

On The Basis of Sex is a PG-13 drama movie rated 3 stars. Ruth Bader Ginsburg faces adversity and numerous obstacles in her fight for equal rights. Watch Ruth take on a court case that could alter the way courts view gender discrimination. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

The Wit & Fantasy of Bes-Ben Millinery

Mar 28, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Room 2019, Morrill Hall, 603 Morrill Road

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Guest speaker Elizabeth Jachimowicz will talk about mid-century millinery designer Benjamin Green-Field.

The Sound of Music

Mar 28, 2019

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$35-$84

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The Tony, Grammy, and Academy Award winner for Best Score, The Sound of Music, will play Stephens Auditorium on March 28. The spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with classics like "My Favorite Things," "Do-Re-Mi," and "Climb Ev'ry Mountain." A pre-show dinner is available for this performance.

Friday, 29 Mar 2019

Paint Your Own Pottery: Elephant in the Room

Mar 29, 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

A symbol of strength, wisdom and luck, elephants are the top of many favorite animal lists. Paint figurines, banks, ring holders and mugs, or draw your own beautiful beast on any bisque you choose.

Cyclone Cinema: On The Basis of Sex

Mar 29, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

On The Basis of Sex is a PG-13 drama movie rated 3 stars. Ruth Bader Ginsburg faces adversity and numerous obstacles in her fight for equal rights. Watch Ruth take on a court case that could alter the way courts view gender discrimination. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Global Gala

Mar 29, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Global Gala is an annual celebration of the various cultures on the Iowa State campus. Student organizations showcase their cultural heritage through dance, music and fashion in an effort to promote diversity and celebrate all cultures.

Performance: San Francisco Symphony

Mar 29, 2019

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$35-$105

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Widely considered to be among the most artistically adventurous and innovative arts institutions in the U.S., The San Francisco Symphony will play Stephens Auditorium on March 29. The SF Symphony was established by a group of San Francisco citizens, music-lovers, and musicians in the wake of the 1906 earthquake, and almost immediately, it revitalized the city's cultural life.

Saturday, 30 Mar 2019

Leave Your Trace: Footprint Casting

Mar 30, 2019

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Drop in and be part of a collaborative art project exploring art and place with Rosie Manzo. Cast your footprints on Saturday, and stop back within the next week to add words and imagery that are a reflection of you. Footprints will be places along a local trail to create a community art installation. Open to all ages if accompanied by an adult. Drop in but give yourself an hour.

Cyclone Cinema: On The Basis of Sex

Mar 30, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

On The Basis of Sex is a PG-13 drama movie rated 3 stars. Ruth Bader Ginsburg faces adversity and numerous obstacles in her fight for equal rights. Watch Ruth take on a court case that could alter the way courts view gender discrimination. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Sunday, 31 Mar 2019

Lecture: Fashion Suburbia

Mar 31, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances Lectures

Explore the fashions of the middle-class mid-century family from gray flannel suits in the 50's to miniskirts in the 60's.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Mar 31, 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: On The Basis of Sex

Mar 31, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

On The Basis of Sex is a PG-13 drama movie rated 3 stars. Ruth Bader Ginsburg faces adversity and numerous obstacles in her fight for equal rights. Watch Ruth take on a court case that could alter the way courts view gender discrimination. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Performance: Mansionair

Mar 31, 2019

7:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$12 / $18 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Grammy-nominated trio; Jack Froggatt, Lachlan Bostock and Alex Nicholls were written and self-produced over a three-year period. They started in living rooms, studios, a garage in inner-city Sydney, and finally a cabin in the California mountains. Shadowboxer is their debut album about making mistakes in private together, and then coming out the other side with something beautiful and whole.