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Sunday, 28 Sep 2014

Delsarte: The Laws of Expressive Motion Workshop

Channel: The Workspace

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Delsarte studied principles of motion and dynamic physical expression as thoroughly as he had studied meaning in the body itself. Learn the principles of physics behind Delsate's Nine Laws of Gesture including altitude, force, motion, sequence, direction, form, reaction, velocity, and extension. These principles can empower your own communication, as well as enrich your work in music, dance, theater and any other depiction of movement art.

Cost: ISU $15, Public $20

Delsarte: Creating a Character for Stage Workshop

Channel: The Workspace

2:45 pm - 5:45 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

This class will begin with a thorough Delsarte warm-up intended to awaken the body and its relationship to internal emotion, thought and impulse. As time allows, students may share a piece they are currently working on (dance, song, drawing, poem, scene, etc.) and Joe will explore the concept of developing a character for stage or presentation.

Cost: ISU $25, Public $30

Concert: ISU Collage of Choirs

Channel: Music Department

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ CY Stephens Auditorium

Each year well over 300 students take part in the ISU Collage of Choirs. Participants represent nearly all academic disciplines and majors.

Cost: $10.00 adults; $5.00 students. Tickets available at the door or the Stephens Box Office.

Argentine Tango Practica (Class)

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. Wear dancing shoes, smooth-soled shoes, or s

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

Monday, 29 Sep 2014

cancelled -Monday Organ Recital

Channel: Music Department

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital, Music Building

Short, informal organ recitals given by Dr. Ruth Harris and ISU Students.

Cost: no cost

Wednesday, 01 Oct 2014

Knitting Class

Channel: The Workspace

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Learn the basics of knitting: cast-on, knit, purl, bind-off, rib stitch, increase and decrease techniques, pattern reading, gauge swatching, and picking up dropped stitches. Bring a pair of #7 or #8 single-point needles. Yarn will be provided.

Cost: ISU $23, Public $33 (includes supplies)

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

Intermediate Belly Dance Lessons: Travel Steps and Finger Cymbals

Channel: The Workspace

8:20 pm - 9:30 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Music is the art of combining sound to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion. Dance is music made visible. In this class, we'll continue to fuel our belly dance adDICTION by exploring inflection, timing and punctuation to create sentences and paragraphs that communicate something very specific with an audience. Bring finger cymbals to class if you have them.

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

Thursday, 02 Oct 2014

Manufacturing Day Movie Night

Channel: College of Engineering

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Howe Hall, Alliant Energy Lee Liu Auditorium

View a private screening of American Made Movie, a documentary about the rise and fall of American manufacturing. Manufacturing industry experts will host a discussion following the film and refreshments made in Iowa will be served. All are invited.

Cost: free

Hermes String Quartet

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall

presented jointly with Iowa State Center and Town & Gown.

Cost: $25

Concert: David Nail

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center

Grammy-nominated country singer David Nail will perform, with performances also by upcomer Brooke Eden and ISU student Maria Doud.

Cost: $25 ($15 with ISU student ID)

Friday, 03 Oct 2014

Paint Your Own Pottery: Bubble Painting

Channel: The Workspace

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Join us on Fridays evenings for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. This technique is sort of like blowing bubbles when you were a kid, but we do it with a straw and paint. The popped bubbles show up and make interesting patterns on the finished pieces.

Cost: ISU $4, Public $5 (studio fee)

Performance: Spring Awakening

Channel: ISU Theatre

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm @ Fisher Theater, Ames

This play set in 19th century Germany tells the story of teenagers discovering their sexuality in a repressive society. Mature themes, sexual situations, and explicit language.

Cost: Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Saturday, 04 Oct 2014

Ames Area Studio Tour

Channel: The Workspace

10:00 am - 5:00 pm @ Workspace, Memorial Union

Get to know your local artists in their private studios this fall as Creative Artists' Studios of Ames presents the first annual Ames Area Studio Tour. Join over 20 participating artists at over 15 venues inviting the public into our workspaces to go "behind the curtain" and experience the creative process. Explore the Ames area during the colorful fall season, find spaces and murals you didn't even know existed, sign up for a class and pick up

Cost: Free

Performance: Spring Awakening

Channel: ISU Theatre

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm @ Fisher Theater, Ames

This play set in 19th century Germany tells the story of teenagers discovering their sexuality in a repressive society. Mature themes, sexual situations, and explicit language.

Cost: Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11