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Tuesday, 02 Sep 2014

Drawing Class

Sep 02, 2014

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $43, Public $53 (includes supplies)

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

Wednesday, 03 Sep 2014

ClubFest

Sep 03, 2014

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

ClubFest is an opportunity for students to browse through 200+ of the over 800 clubs and organizations to find out how to get involved on campus. Although there are over 800 clubs and orgs on campus, a large sample will have booths with informational hand-outs and giveaways to highlight their club and recruit new members.

Photography Class: Light Painting

Sep 03, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$48-$60

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

Learn how to paint photos with various light sources and capture the images in your camera. Join Mark Stoltenberg for a 4-week class exploring this unique photographic technique that dates back to 1889. Emphasis will be on proper technique, the right tools, and learning how to identify and capture the best subjects.

Belly Dance Basics Workshop 1

Sep 03, 2014

7:00 PM - 8:10 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $10, Public $10

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Grab your friends and join Shiara for an evening dedicated to exploring three of the major types of music found in Middle Eastern Dance and some of the basic dance movements used to complement each style.

Intermediate Belly Dance Workshop: The Art of Taqsim

Sep 03, 2014

8:20 PM - 9:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $10, Public $10

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

The Taqsim is a part of Middle Eastern music where a solo instrument is featured. It is typically an improvisational expression for both the musician and the dancer which many find intimidating. In this class, we'll create a formula to help you relax, enjoy and shine during your next Taqsim!

Thursday, 04 Sep 2014

Stained Glass Class

Sep 04, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $73, Public $83 (includes supplies)

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 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.

The Farmhouse Refreshed

Sep 04, 2014

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Farm House Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances

It's been nearly 40 years since Iowa State University's oldest building and National Historic Landmark, The Farm House Museum, was restored and opened to the public as a museum. In celebration, the University Museums has embarked on a historic wallpaper and window restoration project that will enrich and refresh the education experiences of the 154 year old campus icon. Join the caretaker of that illustrious legacy, University Museums Director

Wheel Pottery Class

Sep 04, 2014

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $100, Public $110 (includes supplies)

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 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.

Friday, 05 Sep 2014

Paint Your Own Pottery: Cardinal & Gold Cyclone Family Weekend

Sep 05, 2014

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5 (studio fee)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Join us on Fridays evenings for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. Pick your piece and illustrate your Cyclone pride.

Saturday, 06 Sep 2014

Sunday, 07 Sep 2014

Fanfare Concert

Sep 07, 2014

3:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Concert to open the academic year, featuring the ISU music faculty.

Argentine Tango Practica (Class)

Sep 07, 2014

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace 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 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

Monday, 08 Sep 2014

Screenprinting Class

Sep 08, 2014

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $65, Public $75 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn an inexpensive way to create custom t-shirts. Using your own design, learn to make a screen with the photographic emulsion method. Bring in your shirts and print away! This class is required in order to use our screenprinting equipment.

Tuesday, 09 Sep 2014

Smashed Button Necklace Class

Sep 09, 2014

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $32, Public $42 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Upcycle vintage buttons and maybe get a little aggression out at the same time! Students will hammer metal buttons into new forms. Add texture and patina and get a collection of beautifully imperfect charms. Stack for depth, rivet together, and add them onto a chain for swanky necklace.

Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014

Hoop Earrings Class

Sep 10, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $25, Public $35 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Hammer copper tubing into hoop earrings, and experiment with patina techniques for varied finishes. Add silver ear wires and leave class with three new pairs of earrings to add to your jewelry box.

Concert: From Indian Lakes

Sep 10, 2014

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$7 ISU Students | $11 public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Indie rock artists From Indian Lakes released their debut album, The Man With Wooden Legs in 2009 and quickly followed that up with a fan favorite, Acoustic EP. After a few years of writing, touring, and building their fan base, they released Able Bodies in late 2012. The album took the music scene by storm and remains in high acclaim by countless sites, magazines, blogs, and of course, their fans.

Thursday, 11 Sep 2014

"Create Peace" Buttons for 11 Days of Global Unity

Sep 11, 2014

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$0.50 per button

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

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.

Woodshop Orientation Class

Sep 11, 2014

6:30 PM - 8:30 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.

Concert: Zion I & ProbCause

Sep 11, 2014

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$12 ISU Students | $17 public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

On the heels of the very boom bap oriented Masters of Ceremony EP, hip-hop artists Zion I are touring in support of Libations, the reflective 2nd installment of their 3 part series. With a polished sound that spans far outside the boundaries of hip-hop, Chicago-based ProbCause seamlessly jumps from dubstep - to glitch-hop- to R&B than back to a classic boom-bap gritty rap sound.

Friday, 12 Sep 2014

"Create Peace" Buttons for 11 Days of Global Unity

Sep 12, 2014

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$0.50 per button

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

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.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Peace Vessels for Global Unity

Sep 12, 2014

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5 (studio fee)

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Join us on Fridays evenings for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. Choose from peace medallions, ornaments, boxes, banks and vases. Part of 11 Days of Global Unity events.

Concert: Lenny Cooper

Sep 12, 2014

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$10 ISU Students | $15 public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Lenny Cooper's fans are often the hillbilly mud-bogging crowd, who like their country mixed in with some urban beats and a little bit of rap. A self-described accidental artist, Cooper wrote the song "Mud Digger," about his favorite pastime, when he was 17 and posted a video of it on YouTube. The song began to rack up views, and attracted the notice of Colt Ford, who signed Cooper to his Average Joe's label.

Saturday, 13 Sep 2014

"Create Peace" Buttons for 11 Days of Global Unity

Sep 13, 2014

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$0.50 per button

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

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.

Sunday, 14 Sep 2014

"Create Peace" Buttons for 11 Days of Global Unity

Sep 14, 2014

1:00 AM - 4:00 AM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$0.50 per button

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

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.

A Look Back at the Conservation of Silver Code

Sep 14, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances

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.

Argentine Tango Practica (Class)

Sep 14, 2014

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace 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 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

Monday, 15 Sep 2014

"Create Peace" Buttons for 11 Days of Global Unity

Sep 15, 2014

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$0.50 per button

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

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.

Digital Camera Basics Class

Sep 15, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $20, Public $30

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

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.