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Thursday, 22 Mar 2018

Lecture: Paranormalcy

Mar 22, 2018

6:00 PM

130 College of Design

free

College of Design Arts, performances Lectures

Photographer Christopher Schneberger (Columbia College, Chicago) builds entire worlds in his art, creating narrative series filled with otherworldly characters. Using photographic technologies from the antiquated to the futuristic, he weaves together fact and fiction into immersive experiences. Bringing his traveling 3-D theater to the College of Design, Schneberger will show his work and discuss how he creates his complex illusions.

Stained Glass Class

Mar 22, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $72, Public $82 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Create a small panel using an array of beautifully colored glass.

SUB Comedy Night with Zainab Johnson

Mar 22, 2018

9:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

The stand-up comedian and actress has appeared on HBO, MTV and more! Her comedy is based on her unique point-of-view of growing up with 12 siblings in a Muslim family. After getting her degree and becoming a teacher, she decided she had a different calling.

Friday, 23 Mar 2018

Paint Your Own Pottery: Bubble Painting

Mar 23, 2018

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

Sort of like blowing bubbles when you were a kid, but we do it with a straw and paint. The popped bubbles become more vibrant during firing and make interesting patterns.

Global Gala 2018

Mar 23, 2018

6:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Global Gala is an annual celebration of the various cultures present on the Iowa State Campus. This platform allows several student organizations to showcase their cultural heritage through dance, music and fashion, in an effort to promote diversity and celebrate all cultures!

22nd International Festival of Women Composers Concert

Mar 23, 2018

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

22nd International Festival of Women Composers Concert featuring 20th-21st century American composers: Meg Bowles, Jodi Goble, Lori Laitman, Libby Larsen, Alma Mahler, and Florence B. Price. With poetry by Pulitzer prize winning Americans Rita Dove and Mary Oliver. Performed by vocalists Beth Deutmeyer, David Bowles Edwards, Chad Sonka, and Jodi Goble, piano, Sarah Reger, carillon, Lucas Yoakam, trumpet, Miriam Zach, organ.

Concert: Parsonsfield

Mar 23, 2018

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$10

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Parsonsfield is a Massachusetts-based folk-rock band whose sound resembles The Steel Wheels and The Way Down Wanderers. The quintet has has songs featured on AMC's popular show, The Walking Dead.

Saturday, 24 Mar 2018

Bleach Pen T-Shirts Walk-in Craft

Mar 24, 2018

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$5

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Bring in a t-shirt, leggings, pair of jeans or chambray shirt and grab a bleach pen. Free-hand a design or make a pattern with shapes and marks to turn something drab into something fab.

Fundraiser: Chess to Impress with David Jiles

Mar 24, 2018

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Parks Library lobby

Suggested donation of $5 to challenge Jiles

University Library Arts, performances Special events

Co-hosted by the ISU Chess Club, this event is a fundraiser for Students Helping Our Peers (SHOP), the on-campus, student-run food pantry. Jiles, Distinguished Professor of electrical and computer engineering, will play against multiple opponents (as many as 12 contests simultaneously).

Performance: FLY Dance Company

Mar 24, 2018

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-$40

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The Fly Dance Company, a unique combination of entertainment and art, brings a high-energy, nonstop mix of hip-hop, classical, and modern dance with an added touch of Vaudeville. Referred to as "the Gentlemen of Hip-Hop," FLY is pure fun -- youthful energy, risk-taking movement and clever choreography set to a mix of surprising musical selections ranging from Vivaldi to Michael Jackson.

Sunday, 25 Mar 2018

A Curatorial Exploration of Beads

Mar 25, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Building

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Some of the earliest glass objects created throughout the world were beads. The story of glass beads spans thousands of years and the importance of these tiny pieces of glass to many diverse cultures goes far beyond their diminutive size. Join University Museums Assistant Curator, Adrienne Gennett, as she explores how glass beads came to be so significant and influential, using examples from University Museums permanent collection.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Mar 25, 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, 26 Mar 2018

Art + Issues: Building a Campus Community

Mar 26, 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.

Intermediate Crochet Class: Granny Squares

Mar 26, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $32, Public $42 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

From bags and blankets to decorative kitsch, granny squares can be used for a variety of projects.

Tuesday, 27 Mar 2018

Performance: Town and Gown Chamber Music series

Mar 27, 2018

7:30 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$30 (free for students and youth)

Music Department Arts, performances

Bariton Jesse Blumberg and pianist Martin Katz perform Schubert Die schöne Mullerin.

Open Mic Night

Mar 27, 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, 28 Mar 2018

Heal the Divide On Campus: An Opportunity for Inter-Collegiate Conversation Through Theatre

Mar 28, 2018

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Elizabeth and Byron Anderson Sculpture Garden outside Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The ReACT Gallery is hosting a performance in the Anderson Sculpture Garden in partnership with Focal Theatre Lab and ISU's MFA Program in Creative Writing and the Environment - a new initiative by Protest Plays titled "Heal the Divide On Campus: An Opportunity for Inter-Collegiate Conversation Through Theatre." Bring your lunch and stay for as much of the performance as your schedule allows. Optional discussion after the performance, 003 Morrill

Feminist Cross Stitch Workshop

Mar 28, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $27, Public $37 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Celebrate Women's History Month! Choose from inspiring feminist quotes and imagery, then learn to read and follow the pattern. Get the hang of working with a needle and thread for stitching.

Concert: Maurice John Vaughn

Mar 28, 2018

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Maurice John Vaughn utilizes the guitar, saxophone and vocals to portay a powerful blues tune. His innovative lyrics are soulful, passionate, and sometimes even humorous. This will be a seated show.

Friday, 30 Mar 2018

Paint Your Own Pottery: Message Mugs

Mar 30, 2018

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

Add a covert message at the bottom of a cup! Put it inside to discover when your coffee is gone, or outside to share with an office mate. Add your personal message from a sweet "I Love You" to a clever "You've Been Poisoned."

Saturday, 31 Mar 2018

Open House: In Focus and Manuel Neri exhibits

Mar 31, 2018

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Farm House Museum and Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Don't miss this opportunity to see the current exhibitions In Focus: Daguerreotypes, Tintypes and Photographs from the Farm House Museum Collection and Manuel Neri: Ambiguity, Mystery, and Allure on the weekend!