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Sunday, 19 Oct 2014

Zendoodle Workshop

Channel: The Workspace

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

Do you scribble patterns on notepads or junk mail? Does it relax you to doodle during class or in meetings? If so, you are already on your way to creating artful meditation. Whether you are new to this art form or you've been doing it for years, we will explore a few structured methods so you can begin creating beautiful patterns anytime, anywhere, to achieve relaxation and mindfulness, or as an entry point to a larger work of art.

Cost: ISU $20, Public $30 (includes supplies)

Celebrating Campus Beautiful

Channel: University Museums

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Farm House Museum

Paula Mohr, architectural historian, is collaborating with several other historians on Campus Beautiful -- a new book which will provide a comprehensive look at the development of Iowa State's campus design over the past 150 years. Iowa State's campus has received national attention for its park-like vistas and careful integration of architecture and art into the landscape. Mohr will lead a tour of central campus highlighting some of the design

Cost: free

Iowa State Singers

Channel: Music Department

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital, Music Building

James Rodde, conductor

Cost: $5.00 adults; $3.00 students. Tickets available at the door.

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, 20 Oct 2014

Studies in Creativity Student Juried Art Exhibit Submission

Channel: Student Activities Center

10:00 am - 1:00 pm @ Gallery at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU students of all majors are invited to enter up to 3 pieces of artwork to be considered for the Studies in Creativity Exhibit which will be on display October 23-December 9 at the MU.

Cost: Free

Enameling Class

Channel: The Workspace

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

Enameling (using heat to fuse powdered glass to metal) creates a fabulous splash of color for jewelry. Using a torch and a few simple tools you will enamel on flat metal. Combine your components to make multi-dangle earrings in brilliant colors, and have enough discs left over for future jewelry projects.

Cost: ISU $40, Public $50 (includes supplies)

Re-Upholstery Class

Channel: The Workspace

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

Fix up an old stool or simple chair and customize it for your space. Dan will work with students on how to deconstruct and then reconstruct your piece including choosing the correct fabric. Note this is a very basic class - no sofas, armchairs, etc.

Cost: ISU $41, Public $51 (includes supplies)

Basketweaving Class

Channel: The Workspace

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Weave a basket that can hang on the wall or on a door. Catch your mail, your keys, or other items you need a special place for. This basket will incorporate reed, cane and seasonal decorations.

Cost: ISU $35, Public $45 (includes supplies)

Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014

Concert: Ani DiFranco

Channel: Iowa State Center

7:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

With ample doses of soul, funk and jazz, Ani DiFranco performs at Stephens Auditorium this October!

Cost: $39.50

ISU Wind Ensemble & Percussion Ensemble

Channel: Music Department

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

Michael Golemo is the conductor of the Wind Ensemble; Matthew Coley is the conductor of the Percussion Ensemble

Cost: $5 - adults; $3 - students, tickets at the door

Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014

Natural Dyes Class

Channel: The Workspace

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

Natural dyes are fascinating for fiber artists, nature lovers and chemistry enthusiasts alike. Fiber artist Sarah Cady is all three--and in this class, she will discuss the harvesting and processing of plants for use in fiber dyeing and the chemical reactions that make these lovely colors possible.

Cost: ISU $44, Public $54 (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

ISU Flute Ensembles Concert

Channel: Music Department

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

Sonja Giles, Director of Flute

Cost: free

Concert: Passafire

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

Reggae-rockers Passafire formed in 2003 from classmates at Savannah College of Art and Design. Over the years, they've become a perpetually touring band playing with artists like 311, Rebelution, Slighty Stoopid, Matisyahu, The Wailers and many more. Wisconsin-based alt-reggae band TUGG will open the show.

Cost: $7 ISU Students | $12 public

Thursday, 23 Oct 2014

Performance: SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody

Channel: Iowa State Center

7:00 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody is the hilarious new musical that brings all the naughty fun of the best-selling book to life.

Cost: $24-$45

Friday, 24 Oct 2014

Paint Your Own Pottery: Stamping

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. We have lots of stamps to enhance your painted designs, including lettering for personalization.

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

Concert: ISU Symphony Orchestra

Channel: Music Department

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

Jacob Harrison, conductor

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

Concert: Tyler Hilton

Channel: Student Union Board

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm @ The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

Tyler Hilton released his debut album, The Tracks of Tyler Hilton, the same year of his acting debut as Chris Keller on the 2nd season of One Tree Hill. Other acting roles followed, including as Elvis Presley in the acclaimed Johnny Cash biopic Walk the Line. He eventually returned to music with the 2012 release of Forget the Storm, which hit #2 on Billboard's Heatseekers Albums

Cost: $15 ISU Students | $20 public

Saturday, 25 Oct 2014

Concert: Willie Watson

Channel: Student Union Board

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm @ The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

Willie Watson, a co-founding former-member of the famed Americana bluegrass band Old Crow Medicine Show, is touring in support of his debut solo album, Folk Singer Vol. 1, a collection of ten songs ranging from folk standards to obscure gems. Harpist/singer-songwriter Mikaela Davis will open the show

Cost: $12 ISU Students | $15 public