Each Friday this month, 1430 KASI will be broadcasting their morning community talk program LIVE from the Scheman Building board room. Host Mel Crippen invites members of the community to come and talk about upcoming events in the Ames area. The program will also feature interviews from staff at the Iowa State Center and Iowa… Read more »
Together on one stage: Buddy Guy, Zakk Wylde, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dweezil Zappa, Eric Johnson and more bring the music of Jimi Hendrix back to life with the Experience Hendrix 2014 Tour, LIVE at Stephens Auditorium on Saturday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m. Buy Now The eighth edition of the celebrated Experience Hendrix… Read more »
Memphis the Musical gave us an amazing performance full of talented singing and dancing. Before the show, John Pemble of Iowa Public Radio spoke about how he overcame his distaste for musicals and how the presence of the arts has grown tremendously in Central Iowa over the past 10 years. After the show, our donors… Read more »
A “must see” event is the Iowa State Center’s presentation of The Nutcracker Ballet. Now in its 33rd year, this annual production is the longest running Nutcracker in Iowa and showcases sensational talent on stage at Stephens Auditorium, December 14-15. A cast of over 200 skilled dancers from many area and central Iowa communities will… Read more »
Bill Cosby kicked off our 2013-2014 Performing Arts Series with a sold out show. Scott Siepker (aka the “Iowa Nice Guy”) led a pre-performance chat in our Celebrity Cafe. Photos taken on Oct. 18, 2013 by David Derong/Iowa State Center View More Photos Check out photos from our other events!
Straight No Chaser demonstrated pure vocal talent at its finest during their show at Stephens Auditorium for the Under The Influence Tour. Photos taken on Oct. 17, 2013 by David Derong/Iowa State Center View More Photos Check out photos from our other events!
Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy are two of the world’s most celebrated fiddlers. They also happen to be married. Together, MacMaster and Leahy meld their virtuoso talents into a whirlwind of fiddle-driven music, dance and song. Joining them are two highly-acclaimed pianists, Mac Morin and Erin Leahy, treating the audience to the foot-tapping rave-ups, heart-wrenching… Read more »
Bring your lunch to the Campanile Room at the Memorial Union on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at noon and enjoy a short presentation about the upcoming 2013-2014 Performing Arts Series at Stephens which opens October 18 with Bill Cosby. This free presentation is designed to give ISU faculty, staff and students a taste of the talent… Read more »
AEG Live is pleased to announce the touring cast for the southern gothic, supernatural musical Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, libretto by Stephen King, with music and lyrics by John Mellencamp and musical direction by T Bone Burnett. This extraordinary collaboration, 13 years in the making, is a haunting tale of fraternal love, lust, jealousy… Read more »
Another fabulous season of amazing artists and powerful performances awaits audiences as Stephens Auditorium launches the 2013-2014 Performing Arts Series. Tickets are now on sale for a year of music, laughter and dance. Opening night is October 18, featuring one of America’s most beloved comedians of all time, Bill Cosby. The Tony Award-winning Musical Memphis… Read more »