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Sunday, 14 Sep 2014

"Create Peace" Buttons for 11 Days of Global Unity

Channel: The Workspace

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

Stop by The Workspace and design a button or magnet with your message of peace, or choose from one of our "create peace" designs. Buttons and magnets are 50 cents each and proceeds will be used toward supplies for our Little Dresses for Africa project.

Cost: $0.50 per button

A Look Back at the Conservation of Silver Code

Channel: University Museums

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

Textile Conservation fellow Kate Greder will take you through the entire conservation project of the C.Y. Stephens Auditorium curtain, Silver Code by Ryokichi Mukai. See before and after pictures, hear all the incredible stories of discovery, and learn more about the largest and heaviest object in the Art on Campus Collection.

Cost: free

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, 15 Sep 2014

"Create Peace" Buttons for 11 Days of Global Unity

Channel: The Workspace

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Stop by The Workspace and design a button or magnet with your message of peace, or choose from one of our "create peace" designs. Buttons and magnets are 50 cents each and proceeds will be used toward supplies for our Little Dresses for Africa project.

Cost: $0.50 per button

Digital Camera Basics Class

Channel: The Workspace

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

Long shots and short shots: everyone wants to take a good photograph. Learn the basics of using your Digital SLR camera including settings, speeds, lighting and composition. Students will explore campus to use their new skills shooting photographs of their favorite sites and share those photographs to discuss technique, composition and design.

Cost: ISU $20, Public $30

Dance/Percussion Tour Concert with Sean Thomas Boyt & Andy Thierauf

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm - 8:50 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

Andy Thierauf is a percussionist and composer who specializes in the creation and performance of contemporary music. Sean Thomas Boyt is a dancer and choreographer currently based in Iowa City.

Cost: free

Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014

"Create Peace" Buttons for 11 Days of Global Unity

Channel: The Workspace

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Stop by The Workspace and design a button or magnet with your message of peace, or choose from one of our "create peace" designs. Buttons and magnets are 50 cents each and proceeds will be used toward supplies for our Little Dresses for Africa project.

Cost: $0.50 per button

Wheel Pottery Class

Channel: The Workspace

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Students will be guided through all aspects of forming bowls, mugs, vases and more on the pottery wheel. Learn hand-pulling, glazing and finishing techniques. Open to absolute beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their technique and abilities.

Cost: ISU $100, Public $110 (includes supplies)

Concert: SKATERS

Channel: Student Union Board

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

SKATERS formed in NYC in 2012 after spending a year trading demos back and forth from members living in Los Angeles to one in London. They met in the middle to record an EP in a Manhattan loft, and never left the city. The result is a smart, dynamic punk record drawing inspiration from obscure genres and cultures.

Cost: $8 ISU Students | $14 public

Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014

"Create Peace" Buttons for 11 Days of Global Unity

Channel: The Workspace

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Stop by The Workspace and design a button or magnet with your message of peace, or choose from one of our "create peace" designs. Buttons and magnets are 50 cents each and proceeds will be used toward supplies for our Little Dresses for Africa project.

Cost: $0.50 per button

Walk-In Craft: Silkscreen Prints

Channel: The Workspace

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

Create patterned paper that can be used for handmade cards and tags, gift wrap, incorporated into collage, or simply framed and displayed in your space. A variety of screens will be prepared and we will show you how to use a squeegee for inking.

Cost: $0.50 per print

Belly Dance Basics Workshop

Channel: The Workspace

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

Grab your friends and join Shiara for an evening dedicated to exploring some of the basic rhythms and beautiful dance props used in Middle Eastern Belly Dance! A few props will be provided and shared between students. Students are encouraged to bring their own veils and canes if they have them.

Cost: ISU $10, Public $10

Belly Dance Basics Workshop: Finger Cymbals

Channel: The Workspace

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

Learning how to play finger cymbals to accompany your dancing. We'll focus on making different sounds, learning basic patterns and then put it all together with some movement. Bring cymbals if you have them, otherwise a few pair will be available to share.

Cost: ISU $10, Public $10

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Channel: Student Union Board

10:00 pm @ M-Shop

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Cost: $1

Thursday, 18 Sep 2014

"Create Peace" Buttons for 11 Days of Global Unity

Channel: The Workspace

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Stop by The Workspace and design a button or magnet with your message of peace, or choose from one of our "create peace" designs. Buttons and magnets are 50 cents each and proceeds will be used toward supplies for our Little Dresses for Africa project.

Cost: $0.50 per button

Gallery Walk: Maquettes and Drawings by Gwynn Murrill

Channel: University Museums

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum

The art of Gwynn Murrill entered the Art on Campus Collection in 2011 with the acquisition of three playful bronze sculptures for the entrance to the Vet Med small animal clinic. Her animal sculptures are full of personality and spirit and can capture the essence of what we love about animals. Join Nancy Girard, Educator of Visual Literacy and Learning, for a tour and look inside the artistic process through an exhibition of maquettes and drawing

Mat Cutting Class

Channel: The Workspace

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

Learn to size mats, cut straight and beveled edges, and hinge mount artwork. Bring a 5 x 7 or smaller art piece with you to class. This class is required in order to use the mat cutter on your own. Follow this with the Picture Frames class and present your work like a pro!

Cost: ISU $17, Public $27 (includes supplies)

Friday, 19 Sep 2014

"Create Peace" Buttons for 11 Days of Global Unity

Channel: The Workspace

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

Stop by The Workspace and design a button or magnet with your message of peace, or choose from one of our "create peace" designs. Buttons and magnets are 50 cents each and proceeds will be used toward supplies for our Little Dresses for Africa project.

Cost: $0.50 per button

Paint Your Own Pottery: Mug Night

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 mugs of all sizes and styles for your favorite beverage ready to be personalized by you.

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

Concert: Meiko

Channel: Student Union Board

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

Meiko independently released her self-titled and critically acclaimed debut album in 2007 and followed that up with The Bright Side in 2012. She's toured with acts including Joe Purdy, Joshua Radin, Eric Hutchinson and Jewel to name a few and has had her music featured in numerous movies and television shows including Grey's Anatomy, One Tree Hill, Pretty Little Liars and 10 Things I Hate About You among others.

Cost: $10 ISU Students | $15 public

Saturday, 20 Sep 2014

"Create Peace" Buttons for 11 Days of Global Unity

Channel: The Workspace

10:00 am - 4:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Stop by The Workspace and design a button or magnet with your message of peace, or choose from one of our "create peace" designs. Buttons and magnets are 50 cents each and proceeds will be used toward supplies for our Little Dresses for Africa project.

Cost: $0.50 per button

Tai Chi Class

Channel: The Workspace

10:00 am - 11:15 am @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

The class is an introduction to the Yang Style Short Form as taught by Cheng Man-Ch'ing. Learning and doing the Form's movements refresh the spirit and improve balance, posture, flexibility, attitude, confidence and overall health and well-being. Students will also learn some Qigong health exercises. Lloyd has been studying and practicing Yang Style Tai Chi for two decades.

Cost: ISU $42, Public $52

Walk-In Craft: Sun Prints

Channel: The Workspace

10:00 am - 4:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Sun prints are made on special paper that is light sensitive. Place objects on the paper, expose the materials to the sun and the area exposed to the sun will fade from blue to white. We will have some items from nature (leaves, flowers, etc.) but feel free to bring in your own objects to try.

Cost: $2 for three 5” x 7” sheets

Concert: Crystal Bowersox

Channel: Student Union Board

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

Crystal Bowersox 's rich amalgam of blues, country, folk and rock makes her one of the most dynamic young voices in music to come along in years. The runner-up on season 9 of American Idol, she has performed alongside artists from Harry Connick Jr., Joe Cocker, and Alanis Morrisette, to Michael Franti, John Popper and BB King.

Cost: $15 ISU Students | $20 public | $50 VIP