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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.

WHERE Am I Wearing?

Sep 02, 2014

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Kelsey Timmerman's book Where Am I Wearing? A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People That Make Our Clothes describes the connection between impoverished garment workers' standards of living and the all-American material lifestyle.

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.

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.

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.

Keynote: Ethics, Integrity and Civility in Higher Education

Sep 04, 2014

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

"New Approaches to Foster a Culture of Trust," Neil Hamilton, founding director of the Thomas Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership in the Professions, University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis.

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.

Beginning social dance class

Sep 05, 2014

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

196 Forker

$45 ($35 with student ID)

Student Organizations Student activities

Beginning social ballroom dance lessons, hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. Class meets once weekly for 11 weeks. No partner required.

Dance social

Sep 05, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

196 Forker Building

free

Student Organizations Student activities

Free dance social hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. Singles welcome. Dress is casual; indoor shoes or socks are required.

Saturday, 06 Sep 2014

Sunday, 07 Sep 2014

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

Engineering Study and Work Abroad Fair

Sep 09, 2014

4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Howe Hall atrium

free

College of Engineering Student activities

"Tour The World." Information booths for more than 30 international programs will be represented by faculty coordinators and students to promote international opportunities for engineering students.

Ballroom dance class

Sep 09, 2014

7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

213 Forker

$45 ($35 with student ID)

Student Organizations Student activities

Intermediate American ballroom classes meet once weekly for 11 weeks. Previous ballroom dance experience is required, but no partner is needed.

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.

Beginning social dance class

Sep 09, 2014

8:30 PM - 9:30 PM

213 Forker

$45 ($35 with student ID)

Student Organizations Student activities

Beginning social ballroom dance lessons, hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. Class meets once weekly for 11 weeks. No partner required.

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.

Fundraiser: Melon Mania

Sep 11, 2014

4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Central campus

Free to attend; melons are 1 for $2; 3 for $5

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Student activities

Student clubs and faculty members are joining forces to create Melon Mania, a fundraiser for schools in the Kamuli District of Uganda.The event features numerous melon activities (i.e., melon bowling, melon plinko, melon sculptures, etc). Surplus melons grown by Iowa State will be for sale. Money raised from the sale of the melons will help support students in the Kamuli District. Melon Mania is open to the public.

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.

Dance social

Sep 12, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

196 Forker Building

free

Student Organizations Student activities

Free dance social hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. Singles welcome. Dress is casual; indoor shoes or socks are required.

Tango dance lesson

Sep 12, 2014

8:15 PM - 9:15 PM

196 Forker

free

Student Organizations Student activities

Xtra Moves: Free tango instruction, hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. Includes both beginning and more advanced steps, taught by IJim and Suzi Benjamin. No partner required.

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.