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Tuesday, 01 Sep 2015

Craft of the Month: Photo Holders

Sep 01, 2015

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Use paint, decoupage techniques and Washi tape to decorate a wood plaque with a clip for displaying your favorite photo.

Walk-In Craft: Fine Silver Pendant

Sep 01, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$18

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Create a fine silver pendant without traditional metalworking techniques - no jewelry saw, soldering or endless filing! Use metal clay and a mold to make your pendant. We will then use a small torch to fire your work in just a few minutes. When you are done, you'll have a work of art that is 99.9% pure silver.

Drawing Class

Sep 01, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $42, Public $52 (supplies included)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Take this opportunity to learn and develop drawing skills, whether you are a beginner who likes to doodle or an artist with experience. Students will be guided through a variety of exercises to enhance your drawing techniques including: line, perspective, light/shadow, and composition, while developing hand-eye coordination and confidence.

Open Mic Night

Sep 01, 2015

8:00 PM

M-Shop

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

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, 02 Sep 2015

Zendoodle Bookbinding Class

Sep 02, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $38, Public $48 (supplies included)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Turn your scribbles into a thoughtful collection of reflections in this 2-part class. Start by creating your own small handmade sketchbook using recycled materials and drawing paper, and finish with guided instruction in the process of Zendoodle to begin filling the pages with beautiful designs.

Live Music: Northern Faces w/ Modern Chemistry

Sep 02, 2015

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$7 Students / $12 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Offering impossibly catchy hooks and melodies, unparalleled harmonies, blues-influenced instrumentation and a modern pop sensibility, Northern Faces has crafted an impressive standout sound that is all their own. The Albany, NY-based indie-rock outfit showcases their sonic prowess on their self-titled, debut full-length, released this past April on Equal Vision Records.

Thursday, 03 Sep 2015

Crochet Class

Sep 03, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $28, Public $38 (supplies included)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the three standard crochet stitches and how to incorporate them into project construction and finishing a market bag. Learn to read crochet patterns for future projects. Bring a size H hook to class. Yarn will be provided.

Wheel Pottery Class

Sep 03, 2015

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $100, Public $110 (supplies included)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

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

Live Music: Finish Ticket

Sep 03, 2015

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$8 Students / $12 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

San Francisco-based quintet Finish Ticket makes melodic music that straddles the line between indie rock and radio-ready pop.

Friday, 04 Sep 2015

Paint Your Own Pottery: It's a Hoot!

Sep 04, 2015

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5 plus the cost of bisque you choose

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

"Painting" bisque is a fun and relaxing activity that can be done solo or with a group of friends. Choose from owl cups, banks and figurines. Meet "Screechy," a live Eastern Screech Owl who will be visiting The Workspace courtesy of the ISU Wildlife Care Clinic. Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select.

Tuesday, 08 Sep 2015

Glass Beads Class

Sep 08, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $67, Public $77 (supplies included)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to create colorful glass beads by heating and shaping glass with a torch. Build your skills with step-by-step instruction and take home your own handmade beads each week. Your beautiful beads can be used in jewelry or other artful objects.

Wednesday, 09 Sep 2015

ClubFest

Sep 09, 2015

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Central campus

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

ClubFest is an opportunity for students to browse through 360+ of the over 800 clubs and organizations to find out how to get involved on campus. A volunteer fair for nonprofit agencies also will be held.

Artful Yoga

Sep 09, 2015

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

This practice will enrich your yoga experience by going beyond the physical and inviting an artistic perspective to your awareness. This month we will focus on introspection and identity in our practice. Please arrive early for a discussion on the month's topic beginning at 5:15. The practice will begin at 5:30. No yoga experience is necessary, but please bring your own mat.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Sep 09, 2015

10:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

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.

Thursday, 10 Sep 2015

Comedy Night w/ Tanisha Long

Sep 10, 2015

9:00 PM

M-Shop

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Tanisha is West Philadelphia born and raised. In her Mom's apartment is where she spent most of her days (seriously). She moved to NYC in 2006 to study acting and soon discovered that she was completely obsessed with being a weirdo and making people laugh. She then began to study improv and acting at UCB, The PIT, The Philly Improv Theater and Michael Howard Studio.

Friday, 11 Sep 2015

Paint Your Own Pottery: Mug Night

Sep 11, 2015

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5 (does not include price of bisque)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

"Painting" bisque is a fun and relaxing activity that can be done solo or with a group of friends. Choose from Mugs of all sizes and styles for your favorite beverage. Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select.

Opening Reception: Rome Show 2015

Sep 11, 2015

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Gallery 181, College of Design

free

College of Design Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

The Rome Show 2015 will showcase projects by architecture and landscape architecture students who studied in Italy with the spring 2015 College of Design Rome Program. The opening reception will begin following the Department of Architecture's Premiere 15 student scholarships and awards ceremony and a guest lecture by Jill Lerner, FAIA, principal at Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates.

Live Music: ProbCause

Sep 11, 2015

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$8 Students / $12 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

With a polished sound that spans far outside the boundaries of hip-hop, ProbCause seamlessly jumps from dubstep, to glitch-hop, to R&B than back to a classic boom-bap gritty rap sound.

Saturday, 12 Sep 2015

Tai Chi Class

Sep 12, 2015

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $65, Public $75

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

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.

Sunday, 13 Sep 2015

Auditions: The Nutrcracker Ballet

Sep 13, 2015

12:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

free

Iowa State Center Arts, performances Special events

More than 200 local dancers are needed for the Iowa State Center's annual production of The Nutcracker Ballet. Performances (3) are Dec. 12-13.

Argentine Tango

Sep 13, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five Punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga 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.

Monday, 14 Sep 2015

Superhero Cross Stitch Workshop

Sep 14, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $26, Public $36 (supplies included)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Ka-Pow! Characters from DC and Marvel Comics will be pixilated into patterns that you will learn to read and follow. Choose your favorite for stitching. Thwip! Snikt! Bamf!

Tuesday, 15 Sep 2015

Open Mic Night

Sep 15, 2015

8:00 PM

M-Shop

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

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, 16 Sep 2015

Woodshop Orientation

Sep 16, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $10, Public $20

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

For the beginner who wants to learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment. Proper usage of the machinery will be covered, as well as woodshop safety. This class is required in order to use the woodshop on your own.

Macrame Class

Sep 16, 2015

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $50, Public $60 (supplies included)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Sailors started it, hippies picked it up and The Workspace is bringin' it back! Learn the knots and hitches to create a retro plant hanger. Then, downsize and use the knotting forms to create an earthy bracelet with added beads.

Walk-In Dance: Belly Dance

Sep 16, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:10 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $35, Public $45 (5 session pass)

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. Learn the basic movements of belly dance with a specific focus and detailed exploration each week (listed below). The 8:20pm class will focus on technique, expression and choreography.

Thursday, 17 Sep 2015

Metalsmithing Class

Sep 17, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $68, Public $78 (supplies included)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Begin your exploration of jewelry-making by learning techniques such as sawing, drilling, forming, chasing, annealing and riveting. Students will complete one or two projects out of copper depending on complexity. Pendants, earrings and bangle bracelets are just a few of the possibilities!

Live Music: Gallant w/ Blackbear

Sep 17, 2015

8:00 PM

Maintenance Shop, MU

$8 Students / $14 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

With sold out debuts in Los Angeles and New York City, Gallant's unparalleled voice has captured the attention of tastemakers in the past month. Spending years to find his voice and artistry, his emergence is a testament to his tireless dedication to a unique vision and sound. With a sound described as future soul, his music bridges contemporary productions with old school songwriting and talents.

Friday, 18 Sep 2015

Paint Your Own Pottery: Dinosaurs RAWR

Sep 18, 2015

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5 (does not include price of bisque)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

"Painting" bisque is a fun and relaxing activity that can be done solo or with a group of friends. Incorporate a terrestrial vertebrate into your design or paint a dinosaur figurine. Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select.

Carillon Concert

Sep 18, 2015

5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Opening collaborative concert for the Carillon Festival and Midwest Regional Carillon Conference. The concert features performers playing together in real time from remote locations -- university carillonneur Tin-Shi Tam (campanile), ISU student brass quintet (Music Hall) and New World Symphony (Miami). Live webcast available.