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Dec 6, 2019

Dec 6, 2019

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Museum of Natural History! Approximately 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start your Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. Cost is free, space is limited to ten and advance signup is required so we have space and materials for everyone.  Pl...

Dec 6, 2019

11:00 AM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, a...

Dec 6, 2019

11:00 AM

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Learn about an amazing opportunity to travel to Greece with Assistant Professor of Counselor Education and Supervision in the Department of Rehabilitation and Counselor Education Gerta Bardoshi. Info Sessions: December 6 | 11 a.m. | 1111B UCC February 7 | 12 p.m. | 1117 UCC Greece: Origins of Humanistic Counseling will explore the origins of humanistic psychotherapy through an experiential exploration of the history and topography of Greece. Through physical exploration, reading, reflect...

Dec 6, 2019

3:00 PM

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UI students who are interested in studying abroad in Russia are invited to attend one of three upcoming information sessions on the PRUE Summer Intensive Russian Program Info Sessions: October 4, 2019  | 3 p.m. | 318 Phillips Hall December 6, 2019 | 3 p.m. | 318 Phillips Hall January 31, 2020 | 3 p.m. | 318 Phillips Hall Come learn about this exciting summer study abroad program:     earn 8 semester hours of credit that can be applied toward a Russian major or minor     immerse yourse...

Dec 6, 2019

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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FOOLS VOLUME 7 IS HERE! DECEMBER 6 // 3-6PM // Dash Coffee Roasters  Fools Magazine is releasing its 7th print magazine on Friday, December 6th from 3pm to 6pm!   Stop by Dash Coffee to pick up a free copy of the magazine, eat cake, grab some Fools buttons & stickers, play new and classic board/card games, get a photo in our Vol 7 photobooth, & interact with the writers & artists who made the mag! This event is FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. For more information,...

Dec 6, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Join us for Happy Hour + Art at the next Stanley Museum of Art First Friday reception at FilmScene! Stanley First Fridays provide an ideal chance to usher in your weekend, enjoy the work of local artists, and mingle with other art enthusiasts. Our December First Friday features photographs by John Moyers. The only unifying theme for these photographs is that they are some of Katherine Moyers' favorites. She has a keen eye for identifying photographic subjects and is a valuable critic. Thes...

Dec 6, 2019

8:00 PM

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A self-proclaimed “lingualisualist” rooted in the languages of sight and sound, Edwin Torres was born in the Bronx and is a longtime resident of New York City. He is a poet whose highly acclaimed performances and live shows combine vocal and physical improvisation and theater. He is the author of 12 collections of poetry, most recently Ameriscopia (2014) and his visual poetics have been exhibited at Exit Art, EFA Gallery in NYC, and a graphic retrospective “Poesís: The Visual Language of Edw...

Dec 6, 2019

9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

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       The Mirage kicks off with the Condom Casino and Infostravaganza -- a chance to win great prizes and learn about sexual health from many valuable campus and community organizations. Throughout the night, free rapid HIV testing will be available in conjunction with World AIDS Day.       The drag show is the headline of the evening featuring an amateur competition with UI students and the Kings and Queens of Iowa City. The purpose of the drag show is to highlight and celebrate self-exp...

Dec 6, 2019

10:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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Join CAB for a festive night full of jingle jams (winter-themed karaoke), holiday movie trivia, and build a gingerbread house building competition! Wear your ugliest sweater - prizes awarded!! Poindexter Coffee House, Friday December 6th 

Dec 7, 2019

Dec 7, 2019

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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**Join the Museum of Natural History as we partner with Biology grad students who have developed the most exciting program of the season! Escape Room meets Mystery Theater meets Flu Season. You won’t want to miss it.** SCENE: An epidemic is sweeping several countries from the Shandong Province in China to Aukland, New Zealand. We need you to develop a vaccine to help prevent this deadly new flu strain from spreading and we must work quickly! With help from an epidemiologist, a patient, a do...

Dec 7, 2019

11:00 AM

Hancher Auditorium, Stanley Café

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TICKETS $30 per person $15 for ages 12 and younger Seating for this event will be reserved at tables for six. Reservation details are forthcoming.   It may be the busiest time of the year for the guy in the red suit, but he’s going to take a weekend off to share brunch with kids and their families at Hancher. It will be a festive affair with food, music, a few surprises—and, of course, Santa himself!   Services for People with Disabilities. Please contact Hancher's accessibility servi...

Dec 7, 2019

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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We're going to clean-up Ralston Creek again! Let's meet in front of the New-Pi Co-op and go from there. We'll be collecting and bagging trash surrounding both sides of the creek. The cleanup starts at 1pm. Stay as long as you want, we'll plan to go until 4pm for whoever is interested. Supplies: We will provide trash bags. Please bring gloves if you have them. If not, we will have some extra gloves on hand in case you don't. Dress warmly. Parking: You can park at the Chauncey Swan Ramp, b...

Dec 7, 2019

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $45 | $35 | $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $40 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $22 | $10 | $10   It will be a spicy holiday celebration as the beloved music icons of BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet heat up a winter evening. Get ready for swamp-pop takes on classic holiday tunes as well as a heaping portion of music from the long career of these multiple Grammy winners. Unwrap the music of the bayou and share this concert with your family and friends.   Event Partners: KDAT Lamont D. and Vick...

Dec 8, 2019

Dec 8, 2019

11:00 AM

Hancher Auditorium, Stanley Café

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TICKETS $30 per person $15 for ages 12 and younger Seating for this event will be reserved at tables for six. Reservation details are forthcoming.   It may be the busiest time of the year for the guy in the red suit, but he’s going to take a weekend off to share brunch with kids and their families at Hancher. It will be a festive affair with food, music, a few surprises—and, of course, Santa himself!   Services for People with Disabilities. Please contact Hancher's accessibility servi...

Dec 9, 2019

Dec 9, 2019

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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SMART Recovery Meetings are highly interactive, conversational and educational, enabling all participants to share their successes and challenges and receive guidance from others. Meetings are action-oriented, positive and focused on the present and future. SMART is designed to help people find the power to change within themselves. The discussion at meetings is centered around the SMART 4-Point Program: 1. Build and Maintain Motivation. 2. Cope with Urges. 3. Manage Thoughts, Feelings, and...

Dec 9, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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A reception honoring Melissa Shivers, vice president for student life, and thanking her for her leadership and service to the University of Iowa will take place from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Brief remarks will be made at 5:45 p.m. 

Dec 9, 2019

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Take a break from studying and relax with some coloring and snacks! The Stanley Museum of Art's campus council will be in the Hawkeye room from 5-8 pm giving out free coffee, pastries, and coloring supplies. Stop by to unwind and fuel up!

Dec 10, 2019

Dec 10, 2019

12:30 PM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, a...

Dec 10, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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**Join the Museum of Natural History as we partner with Biology grad students who have developed the most exciting program of the season! Escape Room meets Mystery Theater meets Flu Season. You won’t want to miss it.** SCENE: An epidemic is sweeping several countries from the Shandong Province in China to Aukland, New Zealand. We need you to develop a vaccine to help prevent this deadly new flu strain from spreading and we must work quickly! With help from an epidemiologist, a patient, a do...

Dec 12, 2019

Dec 12, 2019

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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What better way to get in the winter break spirit than with a special theme meal. Our skilled chefs have combined the excitement of winter break with a Simpsons twist. Stop by Burge, Catlett or Hillcrest Market Place for a Simpson dinner celebration on Thursday, December 12.

Dec 12, 2019

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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This group provides a safe and supportive space for UI students wanting to make or considering changes in their alcohol or other drug use. The group emphasizes success in academics, relationships, mental and physical health, and other goals through abstaining or reducing alcohol and other drug use. The group operates from a “no pressure” approach by encouraging discussion of shared experiences and achieving success on campus by removing the barriers created by substance use. Is this group r...

Dec 13, 2019

Dec 13, 2019

11:00 AM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, a...

Dec 13, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

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It's that time of year! Your favorite brass musicians are headed for the grand steps of the Old Capitol Museum for Iowa City's beloved annual tradition (since the 1970's): Holiday Tubas! The University of Iowa School of Music and the Pentacrest Museums invite guests to enjoy the classic holiday tunes while getting in the giving spirit on the Pentacrest. Here's everything you need to know: TOY DONATION: As is tradition, the crew will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for Holiday Shop of the...

Dec 14, 2019

Dec 14, 2019

2:00 PM

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Put on your comfy clothes and snuggle up. Join us for an afternoon of hygge, the Danish word for coziness, comfort, and well-being, especially important in the winter months. Director Lauren Lessing will guide visitors through some of the coziest works in the collection to help us embrace the comforting possibilities cold winter afternoons can offer. Saturdays at the Stanley brings the museum’s collection to audiences in a casual, fun, and interactive atmosphere. Each event has a theme that...

Dec 14, 2019

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $75 | $65 | $55 COLLEGE STUDENT: $67 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $37 | $10 | $10   Think of it as our present to you and yours. The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis returns to inject the jazz into your holidays. This winter, the band will be joined by smooth-as-silk baritone Denzal Sinclaire and teenaged phenom Alexis Morrast, winner of the nationally broadcast Showtime at the Apollo. It’s a one-of-a-kind holiday celebration for the whole family.   Event Par...

Dec 17, 2019

Dec 17, 2019

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Experience the flavors of winter with a S'mores pop up, hosted in Catlett Market Place.

Dec 17, 2019

12:30 PM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, a...

Dec 20, 2019

Dec 20, 2019

11:00 AM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, a...

Jan 17, 2020

Jan 17, 2020

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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The Old Capitol Museum invites 3rd-6th graders to join museum staffers in learning about voting, elections, and the Iowa caucus process with a twist...It’s a special superhero-themed caucus! Kiddos will experience Iowa's unique caucus system and the important role that it plays in picking our next President at this Friday evening drop-off program. Attendees will take part in a caucus of their own to get their favorite superhero the coveted Iowa "Hawkus" nomination. Activities, a pizza par...

Jan 20, 2020

Jan 20, 2020

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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Join the Iowa City community for a Day of Service in Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January 20, 2020!  Register to participate on the United Way Volunteer Center website at http://volunteer.unitedwayjwc.org/. "MLK Day of Service is a federal holiday dedicated to Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in honor of his legacy and passion for service. Legislation signed in 1983 marked the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. a federal holiday. In 1994, Congress desig...

Jan 22, 2020

Jan 22, 2020

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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International Programs will host information sessions regarding the Stanley Awards for International Research. The Stanley Undergraduate and Graduate Awards for International Research are given annually to outstanding University of Iowa students for the pursuit of learning activities in international studies and international research/fieldwork. Undergraduates interested in international studies are especially encouraged to attend. This year’s application deadline is February 3, 2020. Kar...

Jan 24, 2020

Jan 24, 2020

8:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $85 | $75 | $55 COLLEGE STUDENT: $70 | $50 | $50 YOUTH: $70 | $50 | $50   The Color Purple is the 2016 Tony Award® winner for Best Musical Revival! Hailed as “a direct hit to the heart” (The Hollywood Reporter), this joyous American classic about a young woman’s journey to love and triumph in the American South has conquered Broadway in an all-new “ravishingly reconceived production that is a glory to behold” (The New York Times). The performance on Saturday, January 25,...

Jan 25, 2020

Jan 25, 2020

1:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $85 | $75 | $55 COLLEGE STUDENT: $70 | $50 | $50 YOUTH: $70 | $50 | $50   The Color Purple is the 2016 Tony Award® winner for Best Musical Revival! Hailed as “a direct hit to the heart” (The Hollywood Reporter), this joyous American classic about a young woman’s journey to love and triumph in the American South has conquered Broadway in an all-new “ravishingly reconceived production that is a glory to behold” (The New York Times). The performance on Saturday, January 25,...

Jan 25, 2020

6:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $85 | $75 | $55 COLLEGE STUDENT: $70 | $50 | $50 YOUTH: $70 | $50 | $50   The Color Purple is the 2016 Tony Award® winner for Best Musical Revival! Hailed as “a direct hit to the heart” (The Hollywood Reporter), this joyous American classic about a young woman’s journey to love and triumph in the American South has conquered Broadway in an all-new “ravishingly reconceived production that is a glory to behold” (The New York Times). The performance on Saturday, January 25,...

Jan 29, 2020

Jan 29, 2020

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Ring in the Lunar New Year with a special theme meal. Our skilled chefs have combined the excitement of the New Year with some favorite dishes from China. Stop by Burge, Catlett or Hillcrest Market Place for a Lunar New Year dinner celebration on Wednesday, January 29.

Jan 29, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $40 | $30 | $20 COLLEGE STUDENT: $36 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $20 | $10 | $10   A collaboration with the University of Iowa String Quartet Residency Program The Miró Quartet and soprano Kiera Duffy will explore the revolutionary music of one of Beethoven’s middle quartets—as well as music by composers he inspired. Schubert was part of an innovative group of artists, poets, and musicians in Vienna after Beethoven; Berg emerged from the post-Freudian psychological revolution of ...

Jan 31, 2020

Jan 31, 2020

All Day

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In this one-day symposium -- part of our yearlong Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar on “Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging” -- three speakers will examine the potentials and pitfalls of imagining Latinidades in the Midwestern U.S. Building off the past success of the Latina/o Midwest Symposium, this kickoff event for the spring semester will draw attention to the ways in which Latina/o/x space and identity might be imagined and practiced outside of traditionally...

Jan 31, 2020

3:00 PM

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UI students who are interested in studying abroad in Russia are invited to attend one of three upcoming information sessions on the PRUE Summer Intensive Russian Program Info Sessions: October 4, 2019  | 3 p.m. | 318 Phillips Hall December 6, 2019 | 3 p.m. | 318 Phillips Hall January 31, 2020 | 3 p.m. | 318 Phillips Hall Come learn about this exciting summer study abroad program:     earn 8 semester hours of credit that can be applied toward a Russian major or minor     immerse yourse...

Feb 1, 2020

Feb 1, 2020

2:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Kids Club Hancher in Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $20 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   New this season, we’re turning the club over to the kids—and the adults who love them, of course! Austin, Texas, boasts a spectacular music scene, and Gina Chavez is a ten-time Austin Music Award winner and was named the Austin Musician of the Year in 2015. Chavez traverses boundaries—in her musical styles, her bilingual lyrics, and her work as a cultural ambassador with the U.S. State Department—and creates a welcoming space for all...

Feb 1, 2020

5:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Kids Club Hancher in Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $20 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   New this season, we’re turning the club over to the kids—and the adults who love them, of course! Austin, Texas, boasts a spectacular music scene, and Gina Chavez is a ten-time Austin Music Award winner and was named the Austin Musician of the Year in 2015. Chavez traverses boundaries—in her musical styles, her bilingual lyrics, and her work as a cultural ambassador with the U.S. State Department—and creates a welcoming space for all...

Feb 2, 2020

Feb 2, 2020

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

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Now in its 13th year, the Piano Sundays concert series at the Old Capitol Museum has showcased the most talented University of Iowa faculty and students in the UI School of Music. Each concert is supported by West Music of Coralville and presents a unique set of musical selections ranging from Back to Bartok, Jenni to Ginastera, Mozart to Mussorgsky, and more! 2019-2020 Series: September 29th - Nosikova and Studio November 3rd – MTNA State winners February 2nd- Rene Lecuona and Studio M...

Feb 5, 2020

Feb 5, 2020

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Stanley Café

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TICKETS GO ON SALE MONDAY, JANUARY 6. $40 per person. Ticket price includes dinner, non-alcoholic beverages, tax, and gratuity. Capacity is limited, and each table seats six.   University Catering has a rich history with the University of Iowa campus and community. All University Catering events focus on serving fresh, local, and quality ingredients while creating unique experiences.   Services for People with Disabilities. Please contact Hancher's accessibility services ...

Feb 7, 2020

Feb 7, 2020

12:00 PM

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Learn about an amazing opportunity to travel to Greece with Assistant Professor of Counselor Education and Supervision in the Department of Rehabilitation and Counselor Education Gerta Bardoshi. Info Sessions: December 6 | 11 a.m. | 1111B UCC February 7 | 12 p.m. | 1117 UCC Greece: Origins of Humanistic Counseling will explore the origins of humanistic psychotherapy through an experiential exploration of the history and topography of Greece. Through physical exploration, reading, reflect...

Feb 8, 2020

Feb 8, 2020

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Event Categories Masters: 2k, 1k, 500m, 4 x 500m Relays Open: 2k, 500m, 4 x 500m Relays Juniors: 2k, 1k, 500m, 4 x 500m Relays Adaptive: 1k, 500m Youth: 4 – 6 years (1 Minute), 7 – 9 years (2 Minutes), 10 – 11 years (1K) Lightweight: 2K Only - Masters, Open, and Juniors   Entry Fees Standard Registration: $25 | Deadline: February 1, 2020 at 12:00PM (Noon) Late Registration: $40 | Deadline: February 5, 2020 at 12:00PM (Noon) Youth Registration: FREE | Deadline: February 1, 2020 at 1...

Feb 8, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $65 | $55 | $45 COLLEGE STUDENT: $58 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $32 | $10 | $10   Carrying the legacy of her famous musical family forward, Rosanne Cash is one of the great singer-songwriters of our time. Pitchfork calls her latest record, She Remembers Everything, “a collection of miniatures that collectively paint a vivid, haunting portrait of the blessings and bruises of life.” A passionate learner and activist, Cash will also participate in a series of residency events while ...

Feb 14, 2020

Feb 14, 2020

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Our chefs are facing off and it's up to you to decide the winner. Stop by Burge Market Place to try a dish and vote for your favorite.

Feb 15, 2020

Feb 15, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $45 | $35 | $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $40 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $22 | $10 | $10   RUBBERBAND holds a special place in Hancher history. The flood of 2008 forced the cancellation of the ensemble’s Hancher performance, but the troupe completed an exceptional state-wide residency, lifting spirits at a difficult time. Now, RUBBERBAND returns with Vic’s Mix, a celebration of Victor Quijada’s 15 years of making dance—not only for his own company but for Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and ...

Feb 21, 2020

Feb 21, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   Part of Hancher's Embracing Complexity. Drawing from the wellspring of their lived experiences as Muslims, artists, and more, three spoken word poets and storytellers will present an evening of powerful and deeply felt work.   Event Partners: General Hancher Partners Hancher Circle Donors   Services for People with Disabilities. Please contact Hancher's accessibility services at 319-335-1158.

Feb 22, 2020

Feb 22, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $40 | $30 | $20 COLLEGE STUDENT: $36 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $20 | $10 | $10   Part of Hancher's Embracing Complexity A self-described “social justice comedian,” Negin Farsad has been named one of the 10 Best Feminist Comedians by Paper magazine and one of the 50 Funniest Women by Huffington Post. She is also the writer, director, and star of the romantic comedy 3rd Street Blackout and the director and producer of Nerdcore Rising and The Muslims Are Coming! While promoting th...

Feb 25, 2020

Feb 25, 2020

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Experience the flavors of New Orleans with a Mardi Gras pop up, hosted in Catlett Market Place.

Feb 25, 2020

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Experience the flavors of New Orleans with a pop up, hosted in Burge Market Place.

Feb 28, 2020

Feb 28, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $50 COLLEGE STUDENT: $25 YOUTH: $25   Performed in twelve languages (with English supertitles) with live music, poetry, and kinetic movement, The New Colossus asks an essential question: Who are we as a nation? The play explores the true stories of twelve people in the United States today because their families fled their countries of origin to escape oppression. Actors from around the world share the stage to tell heart-wrenching stories, weaving a single narrative of de...

Feb 29, 2020

Feb 29, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $50 COLLEGE STUDENT: $25 YOUTH: $25   Performed in twelve languages (with English supertitles) with live music, poetry, and kinetic movement, The New Colossus asks an essential question: Who are we as a nation? The play explores the true stories of twelve people in the United States today because their families fled their countries of origin to escape oppression. Actors from around the world share the stage to tell heart-wrenching stories, weaving a single narrative of de...

Mar 1, 2020

Mar 1, 2020

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

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Now in its 13th year, the Piano Sundays concert series at the Old Capitol Museum has showcased the most talented University of Iowa faculty and students in the UI School of Music. Each concert is supported by West Music of Coralville and presents a unique set of musical selections ranging from Back to Bartok, Jenni to Ginastera, Mozart to Mussorgsky, and more! 2019-2020 Series: September 29th - Nosikova and Studio November 3rd – MTNA State winners February 2nd- Rene Lecuona and Studio M...

Mar 4, 2020

Mar 4, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $65 | $55 | $45 COLLEGE STUDENT: $58 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $32 | $10 | $10   One of Ireland’s most treasured musical ensembles, The Chieftains are six-time Grammy winners and incomparable instrumentalists and innovators who honor and extend the breadth and depth of traditional Irish music. The band’s tour of the United States will feature the breathtaking virtuosity for which the group is known. Join us for a trip to the Emerald Isle just in time for St. Patrick’s Day.   E...

Mar 6, 2020

Mar 6, 2020

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Grab all of your Oreo favorites and celebrate National Oreo Day with this pop up, hosted in Burge Market Place.

Mar 8, 2020

Mar 8, 2020

5:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Club Hancher in Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 (5:30 pm) | $15 (8:00 pm) COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 (5:30 pm) | $10 (8:00 pm) YOUTH: $10 (5:30 pm) | $10 (8:00 pm)   Nikolaj Busk (piano and accordion), Ale Carr (Nordic cittern), and Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen (violin) view their Nordic folk roots as a point of departure rather than a fixed destination. The trio blends this adventurous attitude with outstanding musicianship to recast tradition into something startlingly original. Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen is also the first vi...

Mar 8, 2020

8:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Club Hancher in Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 (5:30 pm) | $15 (8:00 pm) COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 (5:30 pm) | $10 (8:00 pm) YOUTH: $10 (5:30 pm) | $10 (8:00 pm)   Nikolaj Busk (piano and accordion), Ale Carr (Nordic cittern), and Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen (violin) view their Nordic folk roots as a point of departure rather than a fixed destination. The trio blends this adventurous attitude with outstanding musicianship to recast tradition into something startlingly original. Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen is also the first vi...

Mar 10, 2020

Mar 10, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $75 | $65 | $55 COLLEGE STUDENT: $67 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $37 | $10 | $10   The extraordinary dancers of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater make their first appearance on the new Hancher stage with a program that will be undeniably revelatory. Artistic Director Robert Battle has remained true to the vision of his predecessors—Ailey himself and Judith Jamison—while also expanding the company’s work with a wide array of choreographers. The performance will close with Revelati...

Mar 11, 2020

Mar 11, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Please join us for this free, public Obermann Conversation about attention and focus. We are living in the age of distractability. Understanding how our brains attend and focus, as well as what we can do to cultivate attention is necessary for our effectiveness and happiness.  Shawn Vecera's (Psychological and Brain Sciences) overarching work attempts to understand the basic yet complex mechanisms of attention and perception. An example of his lab’s ongoing work pertains to situations in wh...

Mar 12, 2020

Mar 12, 2020

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Celebrate Spring Break with a special theme meal. Our skilled chefs have combined the excitement of Spring Break with some new and old favorite dishes. Stop by Burge, Catlett or Hillcrest Market Place for a Spring Break dinner celebration on Thursday, March 12.

Mar 24, 2020

Mar 24, 2020

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Try new cheesesteak creations and celebrate National Cheesesteak Day with this pop up, hosted in Burge Market Place.

Mar 25, 2020

Mar 25, 2020

6:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Club Hancher in Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 (6:30 pm) | $15 (9:00 pm) COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 (6:30 pm) | $10 (9:00 pm) YOUTH: $10 (6:30 pm) | $10 (9:00 pm)   Chilean saxophonist Melissa Aldana first picked up the alto, but an encounter with the music of Sonny Rollins led to a switch to tenor. When she was 24, she became the first female—and first South American musician—to win the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition. The Chicago Tribune says, “Aldana stands as an irrepressibly creative phrase...

Mar 25, 2020

9:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Club Hancher in Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 (6:30 pm) | $15 (9:00 pm) COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 (6:30 pm) | $10 (9:00 pm) YOUTH: $10 (6:30 pm) | $10 (9:00 pm)   Chilean saxophonist Melissa Aldana first picked up the alto, but an encounter with the music of Sonny Rollins led to a switch to tenor. When she was 24, she became the first female—and first South American musician—to win the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition. The Chicago Tribune says, “Aldana stands as an irrepressibly creative phrase...

Mar 27, 2020

Mar 27, 2020

All Day

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After having addressed issues surrounding formal citizenship and national belonging in the previous semester, this one-day symposium -- part of our yearlong Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar on “Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging” -- will bring subject area experts to discuss modalities of popular belonging (television, sports, music, literature, and more) in Latina/o/x contexts in the U.S. Speakers include the following: Frederick Luis Aldama is Arts and Human...

Mar 28, 2020

Mar 28, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $65 | $55 |$45 COLLEGE STUDENT: $58 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $32 | $10 | $10   Lagrime di San Pietro (Tears of St. Peter) is a Renaissance masterpiece—depicting the grief of St. Peter after his disavowal of Christ—and is brought stirringly to the concert hall by one of the country’s finest vocal ensembles. Famed director Peter Sellars crafted this dramatically staged performance piece, focusing the themes through a contemporary lens and suggesting that we must all grapple with—...

Apr 1, 2020

Apr 1, 2020

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Get excited for baseball with a theme meal. Our skilled chefs have combined the excitement of the baseball opening day with old favorites and a twist on new dishes. Stop by Burge, Catlett or Hillcrest Market Place for a Baseball Opening Day dinner celebration on Wednesday, April 1.

Apr 3, 2020

Apr 3, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $90 | $80 | $55 COLLEGE STUDENT: $75 | $50 | $50 YOUTH: $75 | $50 | $50   BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote th...

Apr 4, 2020

Apr 4, 2020

1:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $90 | $80 | $55 COLLEGE STUDENT: $75 | $50 | $50 YOUTH: $75 | $50 | $50   BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote th...

Apr 4, 2020

6:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $90 | $80 | $55 COLLEGE STUDENT: $75 | $50 | $50 YOUTH: $75 | $50 | $50   BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote th...

Apr 5, 2020

Apr 5, 2020

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

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Now in its 13th year, the Piano Sundays concert series at the Old Capitol Museum has showcased the most talented University of Iowa faculty and students in the UI School of Music. Each concert is supported by West Music of Coralville and presents a unique set of musical selections ranging from Back to Bartok, Jenni to Ginastera, Mozart to Mussorgsky, and more! 2019-2020 Series: September 29th - Nosikova and Studio November 3rd – MTNA State winners February 2nd- Rene Lecuona and Studio M...

Apr 7, 2020

Apr 7, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $100 | $85 | $65 COLLEGE STUDENT: $90 | $20 | $20 YOUTH: $90 | $20 | $20   Winner of an astonishing five Oscars and twenty-two Grammys, John Williams may well be the greatest film composer of all time. His scores for Star Wars, Schindler’s List, Harry Potter, E.T. (The Extraterrestrial), Jurassic Park, the Indiana Jones films, and many more have made him a household name. Under the baton of Keith Lockhart, the Boston Pops celebrates a nearly forty-year association with Wi...

Apr 8, 2020

Apr 8, 2020

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Experience the flavors of Latin America and Filipino cultures with a pop up, hosted in Catlett Market Place.

Apr 16, 2020

Apr 16, 2020

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Try new creations and learn more about our local vendors with this pop up, hosted in Burge Market Place.

Apr 18, 2020

Apr 18, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $35 | $30 | $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $31 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $17 | $10 | $10   Part of Flow Together, the 2019 University of Iowa Theme Semester The members of the string quartet ETHEL and Native American artist Robert Mirabal invoked the spirit of flowing water and the power of collaboration to create The River. The work draws on influences from around the globe, reinforcing the centrality of water in all of our lives. The audience will be immersed in the rush of music, narr...

Apr 21, 2020

Apr 21, 2020

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Celebrate the end of the semester with a S'mores pop up, hosted in Catlett Market Place.

Apr 22, 2020

Apr 22, 2020

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Our chefs are facing off and it's up to you to decide the winner. Stop by Hillcrest Market Place to try a dish and vote for your favorite.

Apr 24, 2020

Apr 24, 2020

5:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   Watch the butterflies. They flit and dance. They paint on the air. They become something new. Compagnia TPO is renowned for interactive performances that bring children into the art—not as a gimmick, but as a central part of the artistry itself. Farfalle combines dance, images, digital design, and the joy and wonder of the young people in the audience. Be a part of a wondrous transformation and an experience to remember.   Event Par...

Apr 25, 2020

Apr 25, 2020

10:00 AM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   Watch the butterflies. They flit and dance. They paint on the air. They become something new. Compagnia TPO is renowned for interactive performances that bring children into the art—not as a gimmick, but as a central part of the artistry itself. Farfalle combines dance, images, digital design, and the joy and wonder of the young people in the audience. Be a part of a wondrous transformation and an experience to remember.   Event Par...

Apr 25, 2020

12:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   Watch the butterflies. They flit and dance. They paint on the air. They become something new. Compagnia TPO is renowned for interactive performances that bring children into the art—not as a gimmick, but as a central part of the artistry itself. Farfalle combines dance, images, digital design, and the joy and wonder of the young people in the audience. Be a part of a wondrous transformation and an experience to remember.   Event Par...

Apr 25, 2020

3:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   Watch the butterflies. They flit and dance. They paint on the air. They become something new. Compagnia TPO is renowned for interactive performances that bring children into the art—not as a gimmick, but as a central part of the artistry itself. Farfalle combines dance, images, digital design, and the joy and wonder of the young people in the audience. Be a part of a wondrous transformation and an experience to remember.   Event Par...

Apr 26, 2020

Apr 26, 2020

12:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   Watch the butterflies. They flit and dance. They paint on the air. They become something new. Compagnia TPO is renowned for interactive performances that bring children into the art—not as a gimmick, but as a central part of the artistry itself. Farfalle combines dance, images, digital design, and the joy and wonder of the young people in the audience. Be a part of a wondrous transformation and an experience to remember.   Event Par...

Apr 26, 2020

3:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   Watch the butterflies. They flit and dance. They paint on the air. They become something new. Compagnia TPO is renowned for interactive performances that bring children into the art—not as a gimmick, but as a central part of the artistry itself. Farfalle combines dance, images, digital design, and the joy and wonder of the young people in the audience. Be a part of a wondrous transformation and an experience to remember.   Event Par...

Apr 30, 2020

Apr 30, 2020

All Day

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In this closing conference for the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar, six invited scholars of Latina/o/x studies help wrap-up the yearlong conversation about “Imagining Latinidades.” We make the turn to practices of performing and imagining Latinidades now and into the future by inviting leading scholars in the fields of Performance Studies, Queer Studies, Cultural Studies, and Latina/o/x Studies to participate in a closing conference. One set of speakers will discuss Latina/o/x cultur...

Apr 30, 2020

6:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   Two brilliant actors bring a classic story to life. Young Emil is traveling by train when a nefarious stranger makes off with the family’s hard-won money. Recruiting a crew of fellow children to help hunt down the thief, Emil sets out to right a wrong with grit and determination. With projections, shadow puppets, and unerring storytelling instincts, Slingsby Theatre Company will have your kids—and you, too—cheering for Emil’s band of ...

May 1, 2020

May 1, 2020

All Day

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In this closing conference for the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar, six invited scholars of Latina/o/x studies help wrap-up the yearlong conversation about “Imagining Latinidades.” We make the turn to practices of performing and imagining Latinidades now and into the future by inviting leading scholars in the fields of Performance Studies, Queer Studies, Cultural Studies, and Latina/o/x Studies to participate in a closing conference. One set of speakers will discuss Latina/o/x cultur...

May 1, 2020

6:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   Two brilliant actors bring a classic story to life. Young Emil is traveling by train when a nefarious stranger makes off with the family’s hard-won money. Recruiting a crew of fellow children to help hunt down the thief, Emil sets out to right a wrong with grit and determination. With projections, shadow puppets, and unerring storytelling instincts, Slingsby Theatre Company will have your kids—and you, too—cheering for Emil’s band of ...

May 2, 2020

May 2, 2020

All Day

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In this closing conference for the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar, six invited scholars of Latina/o/x studies help wrap-up the yearlong conversation about “Imagining Latinidades.” We make the turn to practices of performing and imagining Latinidades now and into the future by inviting leading scholars in the fields of Performance Studies, Queer Studies, Cultural Studies, and Latina/o/x Studies to participate in a closing conference. One set of speakers will discuss Latina/o/x cultur...

May 2, 2020

1:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   Two brilliant actors bring a classic story to life. Young Emil is traveling by train when a nefarious stranger makes off with the family’s hard-won money. Recruiting a crew of fellow children to help hunt down the thief, Emil sets out to right a wrong with grit and determination. With projections, shadow puppets, and unerring storytelling instincts, Slingsby Theatre Company will have your kids—and you, too—cheering for Emil’s band of ...

May 4, 2020

May 4, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $40 | $30 | $20 COLLEGE STUDENT: $36 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $20 | $10 | $10   Perhaps the most in-demand string quartet in the world today, the Danish String Quartet comes to Hancher Auditorium to perform an arresting mixed repertoire concert. “The Danish String Quartet stand out: not because they’re shinier or plusher or pushier than the rest,” raves The Guardian, “but because of their nimble charisma, stylish repertoire, and the way their light and grainy shading can turn o...

May 5, 2020

May 5, 2020

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Try new creations and celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a pop up, hosted in Burge Market Place.

May 6, 2020

May 6, 2020

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Backstage at Hancher

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TICKETS GO ON SALE MONDAY, APRIL 6. $40 per person. Ticket price includes dinner, non-alcoholic beverages, tax, and gratuity. Capacity is limited, and each table seats six.   On a quest to bring you the best wood-fired pizza you’ve ever tasted, Maggie’s Farm Wood-Fired Pizza is bringing the ovens to Hancher for a one-of-a-kind backstage dinner.   Services for People with Disabilities. Please contact Hancher's accessibility services at 319-335-1158.

Aug 14, 2020

Aug 14, 2020

All Day

Hancher Auditorium, The Iowa River, Hancher Green, and beyond!

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The Big Splash! is a big deal—an outdoor extravaganza of music, dance, circus arts, and spectacle on the banks of the Iowa River. Celebrating 100 years of the University of Iowa's IIHR–Hydroscience and Engineering, The Big Splash! is also the culminating event of Flow Together, the 2019 University of Iowa Theme Semester. Planned Activities and Participants Include: • The Amazing River Parade • Master of Ceremonies Tomáš Kubínek • Architects of Air • The Flying Wallendas and...