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Thursday, 25 Jan 2018

Poster Sale

Jan 25, 2018

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Cardinal Room, MU

Most posters cost between $8 and $12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Hundreds of choices from art prints and movies to music and pop culture. Proceeds from the sale support art programs at the Memorial Union.

Film: The Hunting Ground

Jan 25, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

2019 Morrill Hall and ReACT Gallery, 0003 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The statistics are staggering. One in five women in college are sexually assaulted, yet only a fraction of these crimes are reported, and even fewer result in punishment for the perpetrators. The ReAct Gallery presents The Hunting Ground, a piercing, monumental exposé of rape culture on campuses, poised to light a fire under a national debate. The film will start at 6 p.m.

Crafty Cocktail Night

Jan 25, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$10-$12.50

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

"Fired Ink Art." Join us at the Gardens after hours for a creative project while you sip on adult beverages in a beautiful setting!

Mat Cutting Workshop

Jan 25, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20, Public $30 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

A simple neutral-colored mat will finish your artwork and look as clean and classic in twenty years as it does now. Learn to size mats, cut straight and beveled edges, and hinge-mount artwork with our handy-dandy mat cutter.

Screen Printing Class

Jan 25, 2018

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $70, Public $80 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn an inexpensive way to create custom t-shirts. Using your own design, learn to make a screen with the photographic emulsion method.

Moscow Festival Ballet: "Giselle"

Jan 25, 2018

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$65-$25

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Moscow Festival Ballet's "Giselle" brings an evening of dance, drama, and beauty to the stage. Giselle is a humble peasant girl who dies of a broken heart after discovering her lover is betrothed to another. A group of supernatural women, who dance men to death, summon Giselle from her grave. They target her lover, but her great love frees him from their grasp.

SUB Comedy Night: Jordan Rock

Jan 25, 2018

9:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

As the younger brother of famous Saturday Night Live star Chris Rock, Jordan Rock doesn't let his brother's fame in the comedy world get to him. The young stand-up comedian has also appeared as an actor in the Netflix original LOVE and other shows.

Friday, 26 Jan 2018

Poster Sale

Jan 26, 2018

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Cardinal Room, MU

Most posters cost between $8 and $12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Last Day! Hundreds of choices from art prints and movies to music and pop culture. Proceeds from the sale support art programs at the Memorial Union.

Reception: "Ambiguity, Mystery and Allure" exhibit

Jan 26, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Manuel Neri became an important leader in San Francisco's Bay Area Figurative Art Movement of the mid-20th Century by redefining the means of expression through the human figure. Join us for an exhibition reception hosted by Dr. Sarah Nusser, Vice President for Research, and Lynette Pohlman, Director and Chief Curator of University Museums, that celebrates this significant American sculptor through his drawings, paintings and sculpture.

ISU AfterDark

Jan 26, 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!

Sunday, 28 Jan 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Jan 28, 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.

Monday, 29 Jan 2018

Art + Issues: Building a Campus Community

Jan 29, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The University Museums exist to celebrate the diversity of our cultural heritage and through art teach critical thinking and generate dialogue that helps to build an inclusive campus community. Topics that relate to current events will be presented and attendees are encouraged to bring other discussion topics with them with a goal of generating understanding in a safe, inclusive, and inspiring space.

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

Jan 29, 2018

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance, $5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

This play is a stirring tribute to Harriet Tubman

Reception: Artists Gardner - Ferrigno - Camacho

Jan 29, 2018

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Gallery, Pioneer Room and Multicultural Center at the MU

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Explore three exhibit spaces at the MU and see work by artists Benjamin Gardner, Andrea Ferrigno and Edgard Camacho.

Tuesday, 30 Jan 2018

Artwork Drop-off for Art Inspired Student Juried Exhibit

Jan 30, 2018

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

ISU Students are invited to submit artwork for consideration for the Art Inspired Exhibit. Students of any major can drop off up to 3 artworks in any media. Chosen artwork will be on display in the Pioneer Room February 2-March 19.

Striped Cutting Board Class

Jan 30, 2018

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

Using strips of hardwood like maple, walnut and cherry, create a cutting board that will be a beautiful addition to your kitchen.

The Wizard of Oz

Jan 30, 2018

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$78-$25

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

This all new production is an enchanting adaptation of the all-time classic-- totally reconceived for the stage--contains all the beloved songs, favorite characters and iconic moments from the Oscar-winning movie score. There are also a few surprises along the way, including new songs by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Open Mic Night

Jan 30, 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, 31 Jan 2018

Belly Dance Class

Jan 31, 2018

5:45 PM - 6:45 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $50, Public $60

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Ditch the gym and get your steps in with Shiara at Belly Dance!

Macrame Necklace Walk-In Craft

Jan 31, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

This is KNOT your grandma's macramé! Learn the basic knots for macramé and complete a boho chic necklace.

Needle Felted Mittens Class

Jan 31, 2018

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $39, Public $49 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Upcycle a wool sweater into wearable art that's also better for the environment. Make a pair of mittens with a flannel or fleece lining, and decorate with felting needles and wool roving.