U.S. Rep. Katie Porter of California, the spring holder of the Catt Center's Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics, will present a virtual lecture, "Truth to Power," Feb. 26 (7 p.m.).
As part of a spring virtual season, the Ames Town and Gown Chamber Music Association will hold its 32nd annual Musicale Sat. Feb. 20 (7:30 p.m.). The free performance includes numerous Iowa Staters (faculty): Ames Piano Quartet; Mei-Hsuan Huang, piano; Nathan Dishman, trombone; Tin-Shi Tam, model carillon; Chad Sonka, baritone; Jodi Goble, piano; Kevin Schilling (emeritus), oboe; Amy Christensen, oboe; Jonathan Sturm, violin; and Miriam Zach, organ; and (students) Rachel Keske, oboe; and Hope Metts, soprano. Sponsorships -- $50-250 -- are available, and sponsors will receive complimentary tickets to concerts next season.