Special Events - Student Union Board

Special Events

 
The Special Events Committee hosts programs that feature a variety of fun
events and appealing entertainers throughout the year. The Special Events committee collaborates with ISU AfterDark and hosts the headlining performers. Comedians, hypnotists, and mentalists are just a few of the many entertainers that take stage each semester. The committee also hosts the annual Down and Dirty Swing Dance and Project Runway in the fall.
Special Events is a great way to interact and have fun on campus!
 

Fall 2014 Special Events

August 29

ISU AfterDark

 

 

 

Colin Jost is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and head writer for Saturday Night Live. On March 1, 2014, he joined the show's cast and succeeded Seth Meyers as the co-anchor of Weekend Update.

 

Colin will be performing at 11:00 PM in the Great Hall, MU. Doors open at 10:30 PM. The event is totally FREE!

 

September 5

This year's Down and Dirty Swing Dance will feature Iowa's own Sentimental Swing Band!

SUB Special Events presents a night of swing dance fun! Join us on the MU Terrace (rain location: MU Sun Room) and dance the night away! The Cyclone Swing Society will be providing lessons from 8:00 - 8:30 pm and the dance will run 8:30 - 11:00 pm! 

The event is totally FREE!

 

 

Be sure to check back for many more exciting Special Events for Fall 2014!

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PAST SPECIAL EVENTS 

April 4, 2014

ISU AfterDark

 

 

 

Kazual is one of the hottest and freshest a capella groups to hit the market! They sing, dance, and write and engage audiences across the country. They've made appearances on America's Got Talent and Showtime and have opened up for Nelly and Beyonce. 

Kazual will be performing at 9:00 PM in the Great Hall, MU. Doors open at 8:30 PM and the event is totally FREE!!!

 

 

Big Black is best known for his appearance on MTV's hit reality show, Rob & Big.

Big Black will be speaking in the Great Hall, MU at 11:00 PM. Doors open at 10:30 PM and the event is totally FREE!!!

 

March 7, 2014

ISU AfterDark

Max Brooks is a horror author and screenwriter, famous for his books "The Zombie Survival Guide," and "World War Z," which just recently became a movie starring Brad Pitt. 

Max will be speaking at 11:00 pm in the Great Hall, MU. Doors will open at 10:30 pm. The event is totally FREE!

For more information, visit www.maxbrooks.com
 

 

 

January 31, 2014

ISU AfterDark

Lauren Potter is best known for her role of the character Becky on the hit show "Glee."

She will be speaking at 9:00 pm. Doors will open at 8:30 pm. The event is totally FREE!

 

 

Grammy-nominated comedian Tig Notaro has been praised by Louis C.K. for her work. She has appeared on "This American Life," "Conan," and "The Sarah Silverman Project."

Tig will be performing stand-up at 11:00 pm. Doors will open at 10:30 pm. The event is totally FREE!

 

 

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Kevin Roberts "The Food Dude" has appeared on over 100 national and local television shows, including the Today Show, CBS' Early Show and Better TV. He now hosts TLC's BBQ PitMasters.

He will be doing a food demonstration at 9:00 pm. Doors will open at 8:30 pm. The event is totally FREE!

 

Rob Delaney is a comedian and writer. His career received attention from his Twitter account. He became the first person to win the "Funniest Person on Twitter award" at the Comedy Central Awards. 

He will be performing at 11:00 pm. Doors will open at 10:30 pm. The event is totally FREE!

For more information please visit  www.robdelaney.com

 

October 4, 2013

ISU AfterDark

The Mayhem Poets blend raw elements of hip hop, theatre, improv, and stand up comedy. They have been featured on The Today Show and Eyewitness News.

They will be performing at 9:00 pm. Doors will open at 8:30 pm. The event is totally FREE!

For more information please visit  www.mayhempoets.com

 

Nev Schulman is an American producer, actor and photographer. He is best known for the documentary Catfish. He is currently the host and executive producer to the follow up TV series Catfish: The TV Show on MTV. 

He will be speaking at 11:00 pm. Doors will open at 10:30 pm. The event is totally FREE! 

 

September 29, 2013

ISU's Project Runway

Are you in or are you out? The Student Union Board is hosting its 9th annual version of Project Runway, and our 6thyear with a celebrity host! We can’t guarantee you a career in the fashion world, but we do promise that you’ll have a blast whether you are creating, or just coming to see the final designs.

 

  • Click here to learn more information about this event 
  • Team entry form

 

ISU's Project Runway will be hosted by Joshua McKinley. He was the runner up on season 9 of Lifetime's show Project Runway. He also competed on the All-Stars edition. 

 

August 30, 2013

ISU AfterDark

 

Michael DuBois has been touring the country with his fast paced, audience interactive variety show. He has showcased on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, as well as the Jay Leno Show. 

He will be performing at 9:00 pm. Doors will open at 8:30 pm. The event is totally FREE!

For more information please visit http://www.solocircus.com/

 

Maci Bookout is best known for her role on the reality TV show Teen Mom. Since the show's success she has appeared on Dr. Oz, The Today Show, and has made personal appearances around the country telling her story.

She will be speaking at 11:00 pm. Doors will open at 10:30 pm. The event is totally FREE!

For more information please visit www.macibookout.com

 

April 5, 2013

ISU AfterDark

 

Charles Peachock is a juggler and has performed on America's Got Talent six times. 

He will perform at 10:00 pm. The event is totally FREE!

For more information visit his website www.charlespeachock.com

 

The Whitest Kids U' Know is an American sketch comedy troupe and television program of the same name. They were accepted into the HBO U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in 2006 and won the award for Best Sketch Group.

They will perform at 11:00 pm. The event is totally FREE!

For more information visit their websitewww.whitestkids.com

 

 

March 1, 2013

ISU AfterDark  

Jonathan Kite is an actor and comedian. He currently plays Oleg on the CBS comedy 2 Broke Girls

He will be performing at 9:00 pm. Doors will open at 8:30 pm. The event is totally FREE!

 

Turquoise Jeep is a parody hip-hop group known for the video "Lemme Smang It" and "Treat Me Like a Pirate". 

They will be performing at 11:00 pm. Doors will open at 10:30 pm. The event is totally FREE!

For more information visit their website www.turquoisejeep.com

  

February 1, 2013

ISU AfterDark

 

Street Corner Symphony is a contemporary a capella group based out of Nashville, Tennessee. They competed in NBC's all-vocal competition, The Sing-Off.

They will be performing at 9:00 pm.

For more information visit their website www.streetcornersymphony.com

 

 

Justin Willman is a magician and the host of Cupcake Wars on Food Network.

He will be performing at 11:00 pm.

For more information, visit his website www.justinwillman.com

 

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