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What is featured?

Wednesday, 19 Sep 2018

Art Walk - A Journey with Art

Sep 19, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Border Crossing, south of Mackay Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The act of having to move from one place to another occurs for many different reasons, from the personal to the political. Whether it's from city to city, state to state, or country to country most of us have had to move and restart our lives somewhere new. Join University Museums as we explore art that examines human change and relocation. Meet at Border Crossing, south of Mackay Hall.

Wheel Pottery Class

Sep 19, 2018

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $120 & Public $130 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Open to beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their skills.

Sewing Lessons

Sep 19, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40 & Public $50

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Whether you are a beginner needing to learn how to operate a sewing machine, or someone who needs help finishing a project in progress, this is for you.

Woodshop Orientation

Sep 19, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20 Public $30 (supplies included + $6 optional purchase)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier. Leave class with knowledge of proper machinery use, and, most importantly, woodshop safety.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Sep 19, 2018

9:00 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.

Friday, 21 Sep 2018

Irena Ravitskaya, piano - Guest Pianist Recital

Sep 21, 2018

12:00 AM - 1:00 AM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

Irena's repertoire encompasses works from Baroque to Modern. She has performed as a soloist with orchestras such as Moldova State Philharmonic, Moldova National Orchestra, Boise State Symphony Orchestra, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Indiana University Symphony Orchestra, South Kansas Symphony Orchestra, Hays Symphony Orchestra, Salina Symphony Orchestra, Pittsburg Symphony Orchestra, and Powder River Symphony Orchestra.

Telling Your Story

Sep 21, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Who are you? I bet you have a story to tell. Will you tell it? Of all the things that you can do to make the world a better place, few things are more valuable and beneficial than telling your story. Come to hear Mani Mina, associate professor in Industrial Design, share his story, be inspired to tell your own, and share it with the world.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Gnome Gnight

Sep 21, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

From three-inch inch minis to a foot-tall "Ginormagnome," we've got a cast of characters that are fun to decorate and add to your indoor or outdoor space.

Stephens Auditorium 50th Anniversary Kick-off

Sep 21, 2018

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

free

Iowa State Center Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Special events

This free event, to launch Stephens Auditorium's 50th anniversary year, will feature building tours that include an up-close look at "Silver Code", the fiber art piece that is the stage curtain. A program on the stage will begin at 7 p.m. RSVPs are requested.

Vinyl Theater w/Royal Teeth & The Catching

Sep 21, 2018

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

For fans of: COIN, Bad Suns, Smallpools, Misterwives, Flor, Hippo Campus Since releasing their debut album Electrogram, in 2014, indie rock/electropop trio Vinyl Theatre has toured with Twenty One Pilots, Smallpools, The Mowgli's, and Dashboard Confessional among others, and headlined Summerfest in their hometown of Milwaukee. They released their dynamic second album, Origami, in 2017 to the acclaim of critics and fans alike.

Sunday, 23 Sep 2018

Venezia Organ Concert

Sep 23, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

Venezia Organ Concert, Miriam Zach with Annemieke Pronker-Coron, violin

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Sep 23, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

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 better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Steve Martin and Martin Short

Sep 23, 2018

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$85-$226

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Longtime comedians, Steve Martin and Martin Short will kick off the new Series with "An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life." The show includes stand-up, film clips, musical numbers and conversations about their lives in show business. Martin and Short will be joined by the Grammy-winning bluegrass band, Steep Canyon Rangers, which features Martin on banjo.

Monday, 24 Sep 2018

Stone Mandalas Walk-in Craft

Sep 24, 2018

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$2

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Mandalas are created with geometric shapes and curvilinear lines, and often incorporate ancient spiritual symbols that are significant in Hinduism and Buddhism. Stop by The Workspace to make a painted stone mandala, and keep it as a talisman for yourself, or give it to someone as a small but special gift.

Tuesday, 25 Sep 2018

Stone Mandalas Walk-in Craft

Sep 25, 2018

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$2

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Mandalas are created with geometric shapes and curvilinear lines, and often incorporate ancient spiritual symbols that are significant in Hinduism and Buddhism. Stop by The Workspace to make a painted stone mandala, and keep it as a talisman for yourself, or give it to someone as a small but special gift.

Mandala Drawing Workshop

Sep 25, 2018

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20 & Public $30 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Learn how to break down the elements of mandalas and use repetition of shapes and lines to create a balanced sphere. Drawing mandalas can be meditative, and is a great way to relieve stress and clear your mind.

Open Mic Night

Sep 25, 2018

8:00 PM

The M-Shop

FREE

Student Union Board 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. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Wednesday, 26 Sep 2018

Stone Mandalas Walk-in Craft

Sep 26, 2018

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$2

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Mandalas are created with geometric shapes and curvilinear lines, and often incorporate ancient spiritual symbols that are significant in Hinduism and Buddhism. Stop by The Workspace to make a painted stone mandala, and keep it as a talisman for yourself, or give it to someone as a small but special gift.

Embroidered Mandalas Workshop

Sep 26, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $21 & Public $31 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Mandalas are created with geometric shapes and curvilinear lines, and often incorporate ancient spiritual symbols that are significant in Hinduism and Buddhism. These intricate designs transfer beautifully into stiches on fabric! Judy will show you a variety of embroidery stitches with time to practice.