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Sunday, 16 Nov 2014

"Little Dresses for Africa" Work Weekend

Channel: The Workspace

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Simple dresses made out of pillowcases provide relief and hope for the children of Africa. We will provide the supplies, but can use the hands of volunteers to assist with making the dresses. From cutting fabric and ironing to sewing, there is a place for anyone who has an hour or two to spare.

Cost: Free

Holiday Craft Crawl: "Make" Your Way Across Ames

Channel: The Workspace

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Arts organizations in Ames are providing free art activities, demonstrations, exhibit viewing and more for the holidays. Grab your friends and "make" your way across town!

Cost: Free

Early American Pattern Glass Table Sets: Iowa Questers

Channel: University Museums

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman

What is a Table Set? How it was used? What other serving pieces were used with it? Lonnie and Lynn Sulzberger are Questers and members of the Early American Pattern Glass Society, and together they will answer your questions while showcasing objects from their personal collection of table sets.

Cost: free

Argentine Tango

Channel: The Workspace

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for dancing better. From 5-7pm the dance floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie and working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Cost: ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

Monday, 17 Nov 2014

Piano Studio Recital

Channel: Music Department

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

Piano students of Mei-Hsuan Huang

Cost: free

Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014

Performance: Price Is Right Live

Channel: Iowa State Center

7:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

Come on down! Price is Right is coming to Stephens Auditorium!

Cost: $30-$49

The Poulenc Trio

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

Town and Gown performance: oboe, bassoon and piano.

Cost: $25

Open Mic Night

Channel: Student Activities Center

8:00 pm @ M-Shop

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to their fellow students. Many are musicians, comedians, and poets. So come on out and show us what kind of talents you have.

Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014

Art Walk: The Gentle Doctors and Those They Serve

Channel: University Museums

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ College of Veterinary Medicine

Installed in 1938, Christian Petersen's sculpture, The Gentle Doctor has become an internationally recognized symbol of veterinary medicine. Since then, thousands of graduates from The College of Veterinary Medicine have been inspired by the loving care and trained expertise represented through Petersen's works of art. Meet University Museums' Interpretation Specialist, David Faux, at the southwest entrance (flagpole entrance) of the College.

Cost: free

Belly Dance Lessons

Channel: The Workspace

7:00 pm - 8:10 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Learn basic belly dance movements and how to perform them in a variety of different ways by making specific choices about size and speed of motion. One or two moves will be explored each week and then put into short practice phrases.

Cost: ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

Performance: China National Acrobats

Channel: Iowa State Center

7:00 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

With superhuman flexibility and stunning showmanship, the China National Acrobats perform spine-tingling athletic tricks with remarkable discipline.

Cost: $26-$49

Concert: ISU Jazz Ensembles I & II

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

James Bovinette conducts Jazz I ; Michael Giles conducts Jazz II

Cost: $5.00 adults; $3.00 students - Tickets sale at the door

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival

Channel: Student Activities Center

10:00 pm - 11:30 pm @ M-Shop

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is a student run improv comedy troupe on campus. They perform in the M-Shop on various Wednesdays during the semester. Grandma Mojo's is the best and cheapest date on campus - admission is only $1!

Cost: $1

Thursday, 20 Nov 2014

Driftless Winds - Faculty Reed Trio

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

From the University of Wisconsin, Platteville

Cost: free