College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences
Direct from the world famous Apollo Theatre in New York City, Dreamgirls comes to the Gallagher-Bluedorn in a brand new, sensational stage production. Dreamgirls features the unforgettable hits and virtuoso diva songs "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going," "One Night Only," and "Listen." Full of onstage joy and backstage drama, Dreamgirls tells the rags-to-riches story of a 1960s Motown girl group and the triumphs and tribulations that come with fame and fortune.
View the night sky from the comfort of the Earth Science planetarium. Two free shows at 7 and 8 p.m.; shows last approximately 30 minutes. All ages are welcome.
Join five Women’s and Gender Studies students as they share stories of their experiences at the Suffrage Centennial Celebration in Washington, D.C. Women's History Month events are sponsored by the Women's and Gender Studies Program.
Richard Barajas, director of admissions at the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, will present "Pharmacy: Careers and Navigating the Admissions Process."
School of Music professors and conductors Ronald Johnson and S. Daniel Galyen will coordinate a day-long workshop for visiting Iowa high school bands featuring Decorah High School, Grinnell High School, Thomas Jefferson High School, Hampton-Dumont High School, Humboldt High School and Johnston High School. This event is free but requires registration.
As Walt Whitman, re-enactor Bill Koch, adjunct instructor in the Department of Languages and Literatures, performs his multi-media one-man show that explains Whitman's life and times, reciting his poetry. Especially relevant as the country marks the 150th anniversary of the Civil War are Whitman's reflections and poetry on the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln. Open to the public free of charge.
Under the direction of School of Music professor and conductor Rebecca Burkhardt, the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra will offer a performance featuring members of the Cedar Valley Chamber Music Festival. The concert will be titled "What Happens to a Dream Deferred?" and will feature works by Frank Proto and Henry Cowell. This event is part of the Reaching for Higher Ground series and is free and open to the public.
This feature film, starring Hilary Swank as Alice Paul, celebrates the activism of the suffrage movement to win women’s right to vote. Women's History Month events are sponsored by the Women's and Gender Studies Program.
The juror for this year's "Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition" at UNI is Fred Burton, professor of painting and drawing at Memphis College of Art
Leo Rodriguez, Department of Physics, Grinnell College, will present Black Holes and Quantum Gravity.