Iowa State Center News And Press Releases

by Jordan Julson. News

The Iowa State Center will be closed the following periods over Christmas and New Year Time period.   Thursday December 24 – Sunday, December 28 Thursday, Januray 1 – Sunday, January 4 The Center will be open during regular times on December 29-31. Everyone at the Iowa State Center wishes you a safe and happy… Read more »

by Jordan Julson. News Support
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Tuesday night (Dec. 16, 2014) the Irish group Danú performed at Stephens Auditorium. They performed some Celtic classics along with some Christmas favorites. Before the show ticket goers got to enjoy live music from the local band the Barn Owl Band. After the show donors had the chance to meet the band members and dancers…. Read more »

by Jordan Julson. News

The Iowa State Center’s presentation of The Nutcracker Ballet is now in its 34th year. This Annual production is the longest running Nutcracker in Iowa and showcases sensational talent on stage at Stephens Auditorium, December 13-14. A cast of over 200 skilled dancers from many area and central Iowa communities will take your breath away… Read more »

by Jordan Julson. News

What: Metropolitan Opera National Councils Auditions – Iowa District When: Saturday, January 10, 2015 at NOON – 5 p.m. Where: Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building, ISU Campus in Ames Admission: Free and open to the public, reception following The next great Metropolitan Opera star could be singing in Ames on January 10! On January… Read more »

by Jordan Julson. News
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Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood bring laughter and their world class improv to Stephens Auditorium. Before the show, Josh Chamberlin the founder of Last Laugh Comedy club spoke about the practice of improv and how we use it everyday. Photos taken on Oct. 26, 2014 by Jordan Julson/Iowa State Center