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What is featured?

Friday, 12 Oct 2018

Voices from Ellis Island

Oct 12, 2018

10:00 AM

Fisher Theatre

$4-$5

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

From 1890 to 1930, Ellis Island was the first experience of life in America for millions of immigrants. First and second class passengers who arrived in New York Harbor were not required to undergo the inspection process at Ellis Island. However, the process was far different for "steerage" or third class passengers; they were transported from the pier by ferry to Ellis Island where they underwent medical and legal inspections.

True Colors Walk-in Craft

Oct 12, 2018

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$5

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQIA awareness day observed on October 11. Celebrate with us by making a throwback craft - a Perler bead keychain - brought to modern day by using colors from the flag with which you identify, including Allies.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Message Mugs

Oct 12, 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

Add a covert message at the bottom of a cup! Put it inside to discover when your coffee is gone, or outside to share with an office mate. Add your personal message from a sweet "I Love You" to a clever "You've Been Poisoned."

Bad Bad Habits

Oct 12, 2018

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$10 / $14 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Indie Rock and Pop Music

Saturday, 13 Oct 2018

Glass Beads Intensive Workshop

Oct 13, 2018

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $48, Public $58 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to create colorful beads by heating and shaping glass with a torch - yes, we get to work with fire!

Collage of Choirs

Oct 13, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$10 / $5 Tickets available at the CY Stephens box office.

Music Department Arts, performances

All the choirs perform, Iowa State Singers, ISU Statesmen, Cantamus Women's Choir, Lyrica Women's Choir

Sunday, 14 Oct 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Oct 14, 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.

Monday, 15 Oct 2018

Acrylic Paint Pours Class

Oct 15, 2018

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $54 Public $64 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Have you been captivated by videos of paint pours? Discover how to make these colorful paintings by acrylic pouring.

ISU Jazz Concert

Oct 15, 2018

7:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$3

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

James Bovinette, Director of Jazz 1 Michael Giles, Director of Jazz 2

Tuesday, 16 Oct 2018

Leather Cuffs Class

Oct 16, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $42 Public $52 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Learn basic leatherworking and jewelry making techniques while repurposing vintage objects into wearable art.

Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018

Dan Gable, "A Wrestling Life" Lecture and Book Signing

Oct 17, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Ames Public Library

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Athletics Special events

A Smithsonian Hometown Teams Exhibit Speaker Series 4-5:30 pm Community Reception - Little Woods Herbs & Teas (with h'orderves) 6-6:45 pm Community Presentation - Ames Public Library 6:45- 7:30pm Book signing - Ames Public Library

Film and discussion: The Witness

Oct 17, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Diversity Lectures

In this 2015 documentary, Bill Genovese aims to set the record straight regarding his sister, Catherine Susan "Kitty" Genovese, whose name took on a tragic meaning after her 1964 murder. A Green Dot event.

Celtic Thunder X

Oct 17, 2018

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$39-$82

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Celebrating 10 years, this brand new live show is known for dramatic effects via lighting and choreography as well as realistic Irish stage sets with authentic Irish instruments. The performances have dramatic solos, compelling ensembles, and comedic acts. Celtic Thunder is viewed by millions on PBS with record number of sold out shows, which is how they have become a household name all around the world.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Oct 17, 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.

Thursday, 18 Oct 2018

The Art of Historic Renovation and Cultural Preservation

Oct 18, 2018

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Catt Hall, plaza

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join University Museums for a new series of tours focused on the renovation and preservation stories of the most iconic and historic locations on campus. Our third location is Catt Hall, where we will explore the many uses of the building throughout the years.

Art Reception for Current Exhibits

Oct 18, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Pioneer Room & Gallery at the Memorial Union

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Student activities

For the Studies in Creativity Student Juried Exhibit in the Gallery and Catherine Reinhart's polYESter Exhibit in the Pioneer Room.

Friday, 19 Oct 2018

Paint Your Own Pottery: Skulls and Monsters

Oct 19, 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

Let's get spooky for All Hallows' Eve!