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What is featured?

Wednesday, 17 Feb 2016

ISU Jazz Ensembles I & II

Feb 17, 2016

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5 adult / $3 students

Music Department Arts, performances

Jazz 2.0, under the watchful eye of Michael Giles, will present a program celebrating the 100th birthday of Frank Sinatra. The arrangements, tailor-made for Ol Blue Eyes himself, will be wrapped around student soloists. Come here bass trombonist Joe Roorda, saxophonist Joe Petersen, trombonist Parker Reed, bassist Wes Steffen, and trumpeter Matt Elert try their hand at emulating the Chairman of the Board. The program of love songs, coasting of

Performance: Comedian Kenan Thompson

Feb 17, 2016

8:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$30 ($20 for students)

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Kenan Thompson is best known for his tenure on Saturday Night Live, recently wrapping his 12th season. Thompson has made numerous contributions to the show with his catalog of hilarious impressions that include Bill Cosby, Rev. Al Sharpton, Charles Barkley, Cee Lo Green and Whoopi Goldberg.

Robin & Linda Williams

Feb 17, 2016

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$15 Students / $20 Public

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."

Thursday, 18 Feb 2016

Sewing: Dog Coats

Feb 18, 2016

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $41, Public $51 - includes supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn beginning sewing skills and keep your furry friend warm this winter.

ISU Jazz Combos

Feb 18, 2016

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

free

Music Department Arts, performances

The student-led small jazz groups are operating under creative programming theme of "A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing", insinuating that popular jazz standards are shuffled around and performed in a different style than which they are traditionally associated. Bebop as a Bossa Nova, Duke as a Dirge, Monk as a Funk, and more reinventions. These groups feature some of the most gifted non-major musicians the university has to offer, and are under the tu

Performance: Ragtime

Feb 18, 2016

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-$70

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The stories of an upper-class wife, a determined Jewish immigrant, and a daring young Harlem musician unfold in turn-of-the-century New York.

Friday, 19 Feb 2016

Friday Night PYOP: Alice's Tea Party

Feb 19, 2016

5:00 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

We will show you the basics of Paint Your Own Pottery, and then we will fire it within a week for you to come pick up.

Varieties Finals

Feb 19, 2016

7:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Finals, is the last round of Varieties competition. Groups previously perform at Semi-Finals (on Feb. 5 and 6) and only a select few move on to perform at Finals.

ISU Symphony Orchestra

Feb 19, 2016

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5 for adults / $3 for students

Music Department Arts, performances

Jacob Harrison, conductor

Stephen Kellogg w/ Liz Longley

Feb 19, 2016

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$10 Students / $15 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

In the classic American tradition of musical troubadour and documentarians of society, Stephen Kellogg has been furrowing the great American roads solo, and with his band, playing his brand of American rock and roll for the past decade.

Saturday, 20 Feb 2016

Varieties Finals

Feb 20, 2016

7:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Finals, is the last round of Varieties competition. Groups previously perform at Semi-Finals (on Feb. 5 and 6) and only a select few move on to perform at Finals.

Sunday, 21 Feb 2016

ISU Statesmen Choral Concert

Feb 21, 2016

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5 adult / $3 students

Music Department Arts, performances

Dr. James Rodde, conductor

Argentine Tango Practica

Feb 21, 2016

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

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

Wednesday, 24 Feb 2016

Jewelry Box Class

Feb 24, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $65, Public $75 - includes supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Choose one of several simple but elegant box designs and create a one-of-a-kind jewelry box with contrasting hardwoods.

Resin Jewelry Class

Feb 24, 2016

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $39, Public $49 - includes supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Try out one of the most diverse mediums to create jewelry. Capture ideas, inspiration, and memories with resin.

Belly Dance

Feb 24, 2016

7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

A Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern (Belly) Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara.

CPAM Speaks

Feb 24, 2016

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

For more than 20 years, University Museums has commissioned and collected poetry inspired by the Art on Campus Collection. CPAM Speaks will present a selection of the Art on Campus Poetry Collection that has been inspired by public art in the current exhibition. Any interested attendees will be invited to share their own art inspired poetry.

Crochet Class

Feb 24, 2016

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $28, Public $38 - includes supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the three standard crochet stitches and how to incorporate them into project construction and finishing a market bag.

Varieties Finals

Feb 24, 2016

7:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Finals, is the last round of Varieties competition. Groups previously perform at Semi-Finals and only a select few move on to perform at Finals.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Feb 24, 2016

10:00 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, 25 Feb 2016

Varieties Finals

Feb 25, 2016

7:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Finals, is the last round of Varieties competition. Groups previously perform at Semi-Finals and only a select few move on to perform at Finals.

SUB Comedy Night w/ Fahim Anwar

Feb 25, 2016

9:00 PM

M-Shop

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

As seen on MTV's Guy Code, Late Night with Seth Meyers, @midnight, Neighbors, Rizzoli & Isles and more!

Friday, 26 Feb 2016

Friday Night PYOP: The Good Dinosaur

Feb 26, 2016

5:00 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

We will show you the basics of Paint Your Own Pottery, and then we will fire it within a week for you to come pick up.

Performance: Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons)

Feb 26, 2016

7:30 PM - 10:10 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

In France before the revolution two aristocrats who were former lovers now compete with each other in games of seduction and revenge, meeting in private to boast about their talents and conquests. Their sexual targets are virtuous, but that does not concern the pair. After all, they are heartless competitors, or are they? This script combines the worst parts of life such as betrayal and manipulation to the happiest emotions of being in love.

ISU Wind Ensemble

Feb 26, 2016

8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5 for adults / $3 for students

Music Department Arts, performances

Dr. Michael Golemo is the director. The Wind Ensemble is recognized as the top concert band at Iowa State. Striving for perfection and playing for the love of music, the sixty members of the Wind Ensemble perform the finest quality literature composed for winds including music from the 16th century through the most contemporary works available for winds. The Wind Ensemble performs works for smaller chamber ensembles to the full ensemble.

Holy White Hounds

Feb 26, 2016

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$7 Students / $12 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

The grinding, beat-infused cadre that is Holy White Hounds started in late 2013 between longtime friends Brenton Dean (vocals, guitar) and Ambrose Lupercal (bass). Having played in various projects across the Midwest, the two sat down to create something urgent, novel and infectious.

Saturday, 27 Feb 2016

Bee Hotel Workshop

Feb 27, 2016

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Building a "bee hotel" to place in your yard is a great way to support your flora, and provided space for bees to thrive.

Performance: Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons)

Feb 27, 2016

7:30 PM - 10:10 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

In France before the revolution two aristocrats who were former lovers now compete with each other in games of seduction and revenge, meeting in private to boast about their talents and conquests. Their sexual targets are virtuous, but that does not concern the pair. After all, they are heartless competitors, or are they? This script combines the worst parts of life such as betrayal and manipulation to the happiest emotions of being in love.

The Ready Set

Feb 27, 2016

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$10 Students / $15 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Starting in 2007, Indiana teenager Jordan Witzigreuter began retreating to his parents' basement to record songs that straddled the border between melodic emo-pop and bubbly electronica. Although he adopted a name for the project - The Ready Set - Witzigreuter took a solo approach to the songs, which he recorded and performed entirely by himself.

Sunday, 28 Feb 2016

Bee Hotel Workshop

Feb 28, 2016

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Building a "bee hotel" to place in your yard is a great way to support your flora, and provided space for bees to thrive.