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Sunday, 28 Sep 2014

Delsarte: The Laws of Expressive Motion Workshop

Sep 28, 2014

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $15, Public $20

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Delsarte studied principles of motion and dynamic physical expression as thoroughly as he had studied meaning in the body itself. Learn the principles of physics behind Delsate's Nine Laws of Gesture including altitude, force, motion, sequence, direction, form, reaction, velocity, and extension. These principles can empower your own communication, as well as enrich your work in music, dance, theater and any other depiction of movement art.

Delsarte: Creating a Character for Stage Workshop

Sep 28, 2014

2:45 PM - 5:45 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $25, Public $30

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This class will begin with a thorough Delsarte warm-up intended to awaken the body and its relationship to internal emotion, thought and impulse. As time allows, students may share a piece they are currently working on (dance, song, drawing, poem, scene, etc.) and Joe will explore the concept of developing a character for stage or presentation.

Argentine Tango Practica (Class)

Sep 28, 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

Cyclone Cinema: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Sep 28, 2014

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Monday, 29 Sep 2014

Closets are for Clothes: Being LGBT in Black America

Sep 29, 2014

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Juan Battle heads the Social Justice Sexuality Initiative, a project exploring the lived experiences of Black, Latina/o, and Asian lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the United States and Puerto Rico.

Film screening: "Symphony of the Soil"

Sep 29, 2014

8:00 PM

1131 National Swine Research and Information Center

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

An artistic exploration of soil, and its complex relationships with water, the atmosphere, plants, animals, and human beings. 103 min.

Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014

Telling Our Story: The Future of Iowa's Farm Families

Sep 30, 2014

7:00 PM

Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey kicks off CALS Week. The 2014 William K. Deal Endowed Leadership Lecture.

Pesek-Pierre Colloquium on Sustainable Agriculture

Sep 30, 2014

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

"Communicating Science through Stories in Film: A Dialogue about Agricultural Sustainability and Soil," with filmmaker Deborah Koons Garcia and Kate Scow, professor of soil science at the University of California, Davis.

Wednesday, 01 Oct 2014

Major Fair

Oct 01, 2014

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

Free

Student Counseling Services Diversity Special events Student activities

Have an open option major? Want to change your major? Trying to find a career path? The ISU Major Fair gives students a chance to explore all ISU majors in one place. Representatives from 100+ majors will be available to provide information and answer questions so you can learn about any major or career path you've been considering.

Live Webcast: The Many Faces of Anonymous

Oct 01, 2014

6:00 PM

Alliant Energy - Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

"Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous." Gabriella Coleman, McGill University, was trained as a cultural anthropologist and studies computer hackers and digital activism. Technology, Globalization and Culture Series

Knitting Class

Oct 01, 2014

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $23, Public $33 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the basics of knitting: cast-on, knit, purl, bind-off, rib stitch, increase and decrease techniques, pattern reading, gauge swatching, and picking up dropped stitches. Bring a pair of #7 or #8 single-point needles. Yarn will be provided.

Belly Dance Lessons

Oct 01, 2014

7:00 PM - 8:10 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

Learn basic belly dance movements and how to perform them in a variety of different ways by making specific choices about size and speed of motion. One or two moves will be explored each week and then put into short practice phrases.

Rural Life, Rural Iowa and the Making of the American Character

Oct 01, 2014

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Claude Fischer, a professor of sociology at the University of California, Berkeley, is the author of several books on the changing nature of American society.

Intermediate Belly Dance Lessons: Travel Steps and Finger Cymbals

Oct 01, 2014

8:20 PM - 9:30 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

Music is the art of combining sound to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion. Dance is music made visible. In this class, we'll continue to fuel our belly dance adDICTION by exploring inflection, timing and punctuation to create sentences and paragraphs that communicate something very specific with an audience. Bring finger cymbals to class if you have them.

Thursday, 02 Oct 2014

Cyclone Cinema: Maleficient

Oct 02, 2014

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

The Science, Art and Technology of Facial Reconstruction

Oct 02, 2014

7:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Suzanne Verma is an anaplastologist and a graduate of Iowa State's Biological and Premedical Illustration Program.

Friday, 03 Oct 2014

Apple sale

Oct 03, 2014

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Horticulture Hall basement

$6 for a 5-lb. bag

Horticulture Department Special events Student activities

Golden Delicious and Red Delicious apples from the Hort Research Station north of Ames will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Other varieties may be available that day.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Bubble Painting

Oct 03, 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. This technique is sort of like blowing bubbles when you were a kid, but we do it with a straw and paint. The popped bubbles show up and make interesting patterns on the finished pieces.

Latino Game Night

Oct 03, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

Student Organizations Diversity Student activities

Join the Latino Heritage Committee's celebration of Lation Heritage Month with a night of games and candy.

Cyclone Cinema: Maleficient

Oct 03, 2014

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Dance social

Oct 03, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

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, 04 Oct 2014

Ames Area Studio Tour

Oct 04, 2014

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Workspace, Memorial Union

Free

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Get to know your local artists in their private studios this fall as Creative Artists' Studios of Ames presents the first annual Ames Area Studio Tour. Join over 20 participating artists at over 15 venues inviting the public into our workspaces to go "behind the curtain" and experience the creative process. Explore the Ames area during the colorful fall season, find spaces and murals you didn't even know existed, sign up for a class and pick up

Cyclone Cinema: Maleficient

Oct 04, 2014

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!