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Tuesday, 03 Sep 2019

Walk-In Craft: Essential Oil Diffuser Bracelets

Sep 03, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Start by finding a mix of gemstones, add a clay bead and make your stretchy bracelet. Choose an essential oil that will help you to de-stress, motivate, focus or relax and add a couple drops to clay bead. Take home a sample of oil to freshen up this new addition to your wellness toolkit.

Beginner Ukulele Lessons 1

Sep 03, 2019

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Billy Kearney Learn the basics needed to make music on the ever-popular ukulele. It's like a guitar, only a whole lot easier! You will learn to tune your instrument and make basic chords plus how to accompany yourself or others using basic chord charts and song sheets, all in a fun and inclusive setting.

Drawing Class

Sep 03, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $58, Public $68

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Jordan Stout 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 technique including line, perspective, light and shadow, and composition, while developing hand-eye coordination and confidence.

Beginner Ukulele Lessons 2

Sep 03, 2019

7:45 PM - 8:45 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Billy Kearney For the beginner who needs help moving beyond basic strumming and open chords (ex: C, G, Am, F...). Classes will focus on improving chord changes, chords and playing techniques. Classes will be tailored to the students' skill level.

Wednesday, 04 Sep 2019

ReACT Exhibition Opening Reception

Sep 04, 2019

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Opening reception for the first ReACT Exhibition of the fall semester: "It Starts with Us: Civility and the 21st Century Land Grant Mission."

Turquoise Bracelet Class

Sep 04, 2019

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $60, Public $70

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Terrie Hoefer Turquoise adorned royalty of ancient Egypt including Nefertiti and Cleopatra, two intelligent and powerful women. Create a lovely turquoise bracelet using wire working techniques with sterling silver, and let it remind you of your own beauty and strength.

Thursday, 05 Sep 2019

Gallery Chat: Dr. Jose Antonio Rosa

Sep 05, 2019

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Reiman Gallery (lower level), Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall, 603 Morrill Road

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join a discussion about the ReACT exhibit, led by Dr. José Antonio Rosa, Faculty Guest Curator and Professor of Marketing.

Happy Outdoor Painting Workshop

Sep 05, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:45 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $25 single workshop or $85 for all four workshops, Public $35 single workshop or $125 for all four workshops

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Create the kind of world you want to see in this oil painting class ala Bob Ross. Follow Levi Chytka using wet-on-wet oil painting technique on a canvas with basic tools. Immerse yourselves in the happy trees, little squirrels, and warm sun on the MU terrace on the west side of the building (Rain location is the Workspace).

Wheel Pottery Class

Sep 05, 2019

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $110, Public $120

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Greg Lamont Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Start with centering clay and pulling cylinders, the building blocks to throwing on the wheel. Move on to forming bowls, mugs, vases and plates, and learn handle-pulling, glazing and finishing techniques. Open to beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their skills.

Friday, 06 Sep 2019

Paint Your Own Pottery: Tacos, Waffles & Ramen

Sep 06, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4 studio fee + cost of bisque, Public $5 studio fee + cost of bisque

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

The three major food groups for college students should have a special bowl, plate or mug for consumption! We will show you the basics of painting your piece and fire it within a week. Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select. Drop off but give yourself an hour.

C-HOP Festival: Master Class

Sep 06, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

140 Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Orchestration at the Organ, Michael Elsbernd, guest organist.

C-HOP Festival: Recital and lecture

Sep 06, 2019

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

140 Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances Lectures

"Eastern European Organ and Harpsichord Music by Women Composers," Miriam Zach, ISU organ faculty.

C-HOP Festival: Concert

Sep 06, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

140 Music Hall

$15

Music Department Arts, performances

Concert and live webcast featuring ISU keyboard faculty and students: Janci Bronson, piano; Mei-Hsuan Huang, piano; Tin-Shi Tam, carillon; and Miriam Zach, organ and harpsichord.

Saturday, 07 Sep 2019

Carillon Concert

Sep 07, 2019

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Central campus

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Koen Cosaert, guest carillonneur, will perform. Cosaert is director of the Royal Carillon School "Jef Denyn" in Mechelen, Belgium, one of the leading institutes for carillon art in the world under the patronage of Her Majesty Queen Mathilde.

C-HOP Festival: Organ Concert

Sep 07, 2019

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, 140 Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

31st Annual Organists of Iowa concert, "Eastern European Organ Music," Michael Elsbernd, guest organist.

Recital: Piano solo

Sep 07, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, 140 Music Hall

$30 (free for students)

Music Department Arts, performances

Logan Skelton, guest pianist, will perform. Skelton is a professor of piano at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He has toured internationally and has been featured on many public radio and television stations including NPR's Audiophile Audition, Performance Today, All Things Considered, and Morning Edition, as well as on radio in China and national television in Romania.

Max Frost

Sep 07, 2019

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$10-$15 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

Doors open at 7:30pm and tickets are available through this link https://tickets.midwestix.com/event/maxfrost-isu2019 .

Sunday, 08 Sep 2019

Argentine Tango Lessons

Sep 08, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU - five lessons for $35/Public - five lessons for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

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

Performance: Fanfare

Sep 08, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Members of the music faculty perform to start out the new school year.

Performance: Magician Criss Angel

Sep 08, 2019

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$52-$198

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

"Raw: The Mindfreak Unplugged," a theatrical experience bringing Criss Angel's famous sleight of hand street magic, mentalism, and even some of his most iconic illusions to life -- all performed in an intimate, raw setting. This extraordinary evening of magic unplugged features Criss and some of his amazing friends with a stripped-down purity that's in-your-face and guaranteed to blow your mind.

Monday, 09 Sep 2019

Ceramic Mugs Class

Sep 09, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $25, Public $35

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Valerie Williams Learn to prepare clay for hand-building, roll out slabs, and cut pieces needed to make a set of two mugs. Make them match, or try two different ideas. Assembling will include scoring and incorporating slip, and creating decorative addons and texture. Mugs will be bisque fired for the second class where students will glaze their pieces for the final firing.

Tuesday, 10 Sep 2019

Gallery Chat: Dawn Bratsch-Prince

Sep 10, 2019

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances Lectures

Join a discussion about the ReACT exhibit, led by Dawn Bratsch-Prince, associate provost for faculty and professor of Spanish.

Wednesday, 11 Sep 2019

POSTPONED: ClubFest

Sep 11, 2019

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Central Campus

$0

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Athletics Diversity Live Green Student activities

ClubFest has been moved to the Memorial Union Great Hall on Friday, Sept. 13, due to weather conditions.

Sewing Lessons

Sep 11, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Judy Lemish 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. Choose one of the dates below to work one-on-one with Judy and learn the skills you need to keep going on your own. Bring in your machine or borrow one of ours and begin making beautiful things, one stitch at a time.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Sep 11, 2019

9:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$1 at the door

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

This group is great for those who love the improv comedy humor of their fellow college students and can't get enough of location, occupation, means of death.

Thursday, 12 Sep 2019

Gallery Chat: nicci port

Sep 12, 2019

12:00 PM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gallery(lower level), Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join members of the ISU community as they lead informal gallery discussions the current ReACT exhibition It Starts with Us: Civility and the 21st Land Grant Mission.

Happy Outdoor Painting Workshop

Sep 12, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:45 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $25 single workshop or $85 for all four workshops, Public $35 single workshop or $125 for all four workshops

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Create the kind of world you want to see in this oil painting class ala Bob Ross. Follow Levi Chytka using wet-on-wet oil painting technique on a canvas with basic tools. Immerse yourselves in the happy trees, little squirrels, and warm sun on the MU terrace on the west side of the building (Rain location is the Workspace).

Junkyard Samurai

Sep 12, 2019

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$10/$12 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Special events Student activities

Junkyard Samurai is a hip-hop supergroup collab between Chicago's The Palmer Squares and ProbCause.

Friday, 13 Sep 2019

ClubFest

Sep 13, 2019

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$0

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Athletics Diversity Live Green Student activities

ClubFest is an opportunity for students to browse through many clubs and organizations at Iowa State to find out how to get involved on campus!

Paint Your Own Pottery: Stranger Things

Sep 13, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4 studio fee + cost of bisque, Public $5 studio fee + cost of bisque

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Paint a mouthbreather mug, write in alphabet lights, draw a demogorgan, incorporate a bitchin' quote. We will play the soundtracks that will bring you right back to Hawkins and your favorite 80's crew. We will show you the basics of painting your piece and fire it within a week. Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select. Drop off but give yourself an hour.