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Thursday, 01 Oct 2015

Craft of the Month: Day of the Dead Skulls

Oct 01, 2015

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$8

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Dia de Muertos is a Mexican holiday focused on remembering friends and family members who have died. One tradition includes building private altars honoring the deceased using decorated skulls, marigolds, and possessions of the departed. You will receive a skull, decorating materials and images for inspiration.

Knitting Class

Oct 01, 2015

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $23, Public $33 (supplies included)

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.

Performance: Young Concert Artist

Oct 01, 2015

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Music

$20

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Clarinetist Narek Arutyunian comes to Ames as part of Iowa State Center's Martha-Ellen Tye Performing Arts Institute. Arutyunian has appeared with the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra as well as many festivals including Julliard ChamberFest, New York Festival of Song and the 2015 Marlboro Music Festival.

Friday, 02 Oct 2015

Paint Your Own Pottery: Bubble Painting

Oct 02, 2015

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5 plus the cost of bisque you choose

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

"Painting" bisque is a fun and relaxing activity that can be done solo or with a group of friends. 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. Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select.

Performance: Treasure Island

Oct 02, 2015

7:30 PM - 9:50 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

Jim Hawkins, a boy of fourteen living on the coast of England, longs for adventure and gets more than he asked for when he meets pirates such as the dangerous Billy Bones, the two-timing Israel Hands, the brassy woman pirate Anne Bonney, and the form of evil incarnate, Blind Pew. At the center of it all is Long John Silver who is one of the most famous hero-villains of all time. Romance! Treasure! Adventure!

Live Music: MAIDS

Oct 02, 2015

9:00 PM

Maintenance Shop, MU

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

MAIDS' original style of Midwest Disco is all about bringing people together in one place to have a good time and get immersed in waves of electronic dance pop. Whether the music is experienced through headphones or dancing at a live show, Danny Heggen and Mickey Davis have developed a homegrown, Midwestern concoction that reminds all of us that life, simply put, is awesome.

Saturday, 03 Oct 2015

Faculty recital: Amy Christensen

Oct 03, 2015

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

Music Department Arts, performances

Amy Christensen, lecturer in music, is teaching oboe, English horn, and double reeds methods class. She received a Master of Music in Oboe Performance degree from Yale University where she was the recipient of the distinguished Ellen Battell Stoekel Award. She has performed with orchestras across the U.S. including notable groups in Boston, Cambridge, Aspen and throughout the states of Connecticut and Iowa.

Performance: Treasure Island

Oct 03, 2015

7:30 PM - 9:50 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

Jim Hawkins, a boy of fourteen living on the coast of England, longs for adventure and gets more than he asked for when he meets pirates such as the dangerous Billy Bones, the two-timing Israel Hands, the brassy woman pirate Anne Bonney, and the form of evil incarnate, Blind Pew. At the center of it all is Long John Silver who is one of the most famous hero-villains of all time. Romance! Treasure! Adventure!

Sunday, 04 Oct 2015

Performance: 42nd Street

Oct 04, 2015

2:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-$70

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Based on the 1930s novel, this song and dance fable of Broadway is the quintessential backstage musical comedy.

Performance: Treasure Island

Oct 04, 2015

2:00 PM - 4:20 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

Jim Hawkins, a boy of fourteen living on the coast of England, longs for adventure and gets more than he asked for when he meets pirates such as the dangerous Billy Bones, the two-timing Israel Hands, the brassy woman pirate Anne Bonney, and the form of evil incarnate, Blind Pew. At the center of it all is Long John Silver who is one of the most famous hero-villains of all time. Romance! Treasure! Adventure!

Argentine Tango Practica

Oct 04, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $35, Public $45 (5 session pass)

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 better dancing. 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.

Performance: Comedian Kevin Hart

Oct 04, 2015

8:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$65 (ISU students with ID, $25) plus fees

Student Union Board Arts, performances

Hart brings his "What Now?" tour to campus. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets go on sale Aug. 24 via Ticketmaster or the ISU Athletics ticket office.

Monday, 05 Oct 2015

Walk-In Craft: Rainbow Necklaces

Oct 05, 2015

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings. Whether you identify as LGBTQ or an Ally, drop in and show your support for an inclusive world where individuals can live truthfully and openly.

Sassy Embroidery Workshop

Oct 05, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $20, Public $30 (supplies included)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Get out your Urban Dictionary, write out your favorite song lyrics, recite a line from a movie, or find something trending on Twitter. We will have design/text ideas, or bring in your own and learn a couple basic stitches. Finished pieces can be hung in the provided hoops or stitched onto another project.

Screen Printing Class

Oct 05, 2015

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $60, Public $70 (supplies included)

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 screen printing equipment.

Tuesday, 06 Oct 2015

Walk-In Craft: Rainbow Necklaces

Oct 06, 2015

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings. Whether you identify as LGBTQ or an Ally, drop in and show your support for an inclusive world where individuals can live truthfully and openly.

Light Painting Photography Class

Oct 06, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$68-$85

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

4 week course on Tuesdays, October 6, 13, 20, and 27. Emphasis will be on proper technique, the right tools and learning how to identify and capture the best subjects.

Woodshop Orientation Workshop

Oct 06, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $10, Public $20 (supplies included)

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: Dustin Lynch

Oct 06, 2015

8:00 PM

Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center

$28 (ISU students with ID $18) plus fees

Student Union Board Arts, performances

Tennessee native and rising country music star Dustin Lynch will perform on campus. Doors open at 7 p.m.

Wednesday, 07 Oct 2015

Walk-In Craft: Rainbow Necklaces

Oct 07, 2015

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings. Whether you identify as LGBTQ or an Ally, drop in and show your support for an inclusive world where individuals can live truthfully and openly.

Class: Stress-Free Colored Water Pencil Drawing

Oct 07, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$72-$90

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

4 week course on Wednesdays, October 7, 14, 21, and 28. Designed for absolute beginners, this class will introduce you to the versatile medium of colored water pencils.

Oil Painting Class

Oct 07, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $75, Public $85 (supplies included)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Become comfortable using oil paint, and gain confidence in color mixing, composition, and paint application. It is meant for both beginners who have never painted before and more experienced painters who would like to try a new perspective and get a chance to paint with others.

Walk-In Craft: Tube Cuffs

Oct 07, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Upcycle bicycle inner tubes into wearable art. Add patterns and imagery by stamping with white ink. Add snaps and walk out with a "tubular" cuff! Or, for the hardcore bikers, add Velcro instead of snaps and make an ankle cuff that will tether your pant leg while riding. Meet members of the Ames Bicycle Coalition, a group of community members dedicated to the development of safe infrastructure for cyclists.

Walk-In Dance: Belly Dance

Oct 07, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:10 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $35, Public $45 (5 session pass)

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. Learn the basic movements of belly dance with a specific focus and detailed exploration each week (listed below). The 8:20pm class will focus on technique, expression and choreography.

ISU Jazz Ensembles I & II

Oct 07, 2015

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5 adult / $3 students

Music Department Arts, performances

Jazz II, under the tutelage of Michael Giles, presents a program with the theme "As Seen on TV." Plenty of quality jazz music has slipped under the radar, disguised as television show themes. Their portion of the concert includes tunes penned by Paul Anka and Quincy Jones, arranged by John Fedchock and Doc Severinsen.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Oct 07, 2015

10:00 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, 08 Oct 2015

Walk-In Craft: Rainbow Necklaces

Oct 08, 2015

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings. Whether you identify as LGBTQ or an Ally, drop in and show your support for an inclusive world where individuals can live truthfully and openly.

Concert: Chamber Orchestra Kremlin

Oct 08, 2015

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-59

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

One of the finest string ensembles in Russia Plays Beethoven, Mozart, Schubert and Schoenberg, with local choirs adding vocal color to the evening.

Friday, 09 Oct 2015

Paint Your Own Pottery: Spiral String Painting

Oct 09, 2015

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5 plus the cost of bisque you choose

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

"Painting" bisque is a fun and relaxing activity that can be done solo or with a group of friends. Create a circular pattern using jute twine and contrasting colors. Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select.

Walk-In Craft: Rainbow Necklaces

Oct 09, 2015

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings. Whether you identify as LGBTQ or an Ally, drop in and show your support for an inclusive world where individuals can live truthfully and openly.