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Sunday, 01 Nov 2015

Art & Antique Sale

Nov 01, 2015

1:00 AM - 4:00 AM

new ISU Warehouse, 925 Airport Road, Ames, Iowa

free

University Museums Arts, performances Special events

Iowa State University's Central Stores, ISU Surplus, and University Museums announces an Art & Antique Sale Oct. 29, 2015 through Nov. 1, 2015. Join this event on Facebook at ISU Surplus for photos and announcements.

Craft of the Month: Canvas Quotes

Nov 01, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Use vinyl letters to spell out a short quote on one of our retro paintings, or on a canvas you prepare. Add another coat of paint and then peel the lettering off to reveal a peek-through of the original imagery. It's fun, easy, and everyone ends up with a unique piece of artwork.

Photography Workshop

Nov 01, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $15, Public $25

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Perfecting the art of composition and lighting to create a beautiful still life image is no easy task. Learn some ideas, tricks and even some hacks for creating your own reflection boards, light boxes, and more. Bring in your digital SLR camera and an object that you would like to photograph at a detail level. Must have basic knowledge of their camera and how to use the settings to take this class.

Walk-In Crafts: DIY Cyclone Spirit

Nov 01, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$50 for buttons, $8 for Cyclone Pillows

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

When better to add to your ISU gear than during Homecoming Week? If you just have a few minutes, stop in to make a button. For those with a little more time, try the t-shirt throw pillows!

ISU Statesmen Choral Concert

Nov 01, 2015

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5 for adults / $3 for students

Music Department Arts, performances

ISU Statesmen are directed by James Rodde.

Lecture: A Storied Life of Art

Nov 01, 2015

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman

Free

University Museums Arts, performances Lectures

Jane Gilmor is a storyteller and her distinctive intermedia art installations or performances are how she tells her stories. She began her art career as a student at Iowa State and has gone on to have a significant impact on the arts of Iowa and nationally.

ISU Statesmen Choral Concert

Nov 01, 2015

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5 adult / $3 students

Music Department Arts, performances

Dr. James Rodde, conductor

Argentine Tango

Nov 01, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five Punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga 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 socks.

Monday, 02 Nov 2015

Seasonal Glass Candle Holder Class

Nov 02, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $42, Public $52 (supplies included)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

A great introduction to the basics of fused glass and stained glass. First, students will create a winter-themed glass tile that will be fused in the kiln in time for the second class. Practice cutting stained glass and soldering, and you'll be able to construct a glass candle holder incorporating your fused tile.

ISU Saxophone Studio

Nov 02, 2015

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Students of Michael Giles, saxophone instructor at Iowa State.

Tuesday, 03 Nov 2015

Live Music: Lazer Lloyd

Nov 03, 2015

8:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$8 Students / $10 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Blues / rock artist Lazer Lloyd was born in New York and raised in Madison, Connecticut by a musicloving, guitar playing father with an extensive record collection of blues, folk, rock, and jazz. Lloyd's upbringing would lead to a style that incorporated all of these influences into his emotive blues. He was playing lead guitar along the East Coast with his band Legacy by age 15.

Wednesday, 04 Nov 2015

Art Walk: A Celebration of the Artists Rebecca Ekstrand and Tom Rosborough

Nov 04, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Snedecor Hall

Free

University Museums Arts, performances Special events

Join artists Rebecca Ekstrand and Tom Rosborough on a journey across campus in celebration of both artists' solo and collaborative projects.

Walk-In Dance: Belly Dance

Nov 04, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:10 PM

Room 3512 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 Flute & Clarinet Ensembles

Nov 04, 2015

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

Music Department Arts, performances

Flute students of Sonja Giles and clarinet students of Gregory Oakes.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Nov 04, 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, 05 Nov 2015

Performance: Disney's Beauty and The Beast

Nov 05, 2015

6:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-$70

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Experience the tale of Belle, a young, provincial girl, and Beast, the prince trapped in a spell in one of Disney's best-loved musicals.

Opera: The Magic Flute

Nov 05, 2015

7:30 PM - 10:15 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $21, seniors $19, students $14

Theatre Arts, performances

A handsome prince, the Queen of the Night and her beautiful daughter, a man in a bird costume who is looking for a wife, a magic flute which has the power to change sorrow into joy, and arias that are some of the most difficult to sing in all of opera combine to create an evening of beauty, comedy, love, and a happy-ever-after conclusion. The Magic Flute is currently the third most frequently performed opera in the world. Sung in English.

Live Music: David Ryan Harris with Tyler Lyle

Nov 05, 2015

8:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$12 Students / $15 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Singer/songwriter David Ryan Harris has been challenging mainstream notions of black performers since fronting the Atlanta-based rock group Follow for Now in the late '80s. Once tabbed as the next Living Colour, the band actually drew from an even wider stylistic palette -- everything from Stevie Wonder-style soul to Bad Brains thrash to bluebeat bounce -- but didn't enjoy similar success and broke up after releasing one eponymous album in 1991.

Friday, 06 Nov 2015

Paint Your Own Pottery: Snack Bowls

Nov 06, 2015

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5 (does not include price of bisque)

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. For popcorn, cereal, candy or any late night snack. We have tons of sizes to choose from. Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select.

Opera: The Magic Flute

Nov 06, 2015

7:30 PM - 10:15 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $21, seniors $19, students $14

Theatre Arts, performances

A handsome prince, the Queen of the Night and her beautiful daughter, a man in a bird costume who is looking for a wife, a magic flute which has the power to change sorrow into joy, and arias that are some of the most difficult to sing in all of opera combine to create an evening of beauty, comedy, love, and a happy-ever-after conclusion. The Magic Flute is currently the third most frequently performed opera in the world. Sung in English.

Performance Painter: David Garibaldi

Nov 06, 2015

9:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Performance artist David Garibaldi is an American performance painter. His stage acts mesmerize the audience as he rapidly creates paintings of notable pop culture icons.

Professional Regurgitator: Stevie Starr

Nov 06, 2015

11:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Stevie Starr is a Scottish performance artist and regurgitator. In his act, he swallows and regurgitates goldfish, billiard balls, lightbulbs, coins, and nails to name a few. He has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Show with David Letterman, Late night with Jimmy Fallon, and most recently America's Got Talent 2015.

Saturday, 07 Nov 2015

Lecture and reception: Simon Estes

Nov 07, 2015

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

175 Scheman Building

free

Theatre Arts, performances Lectures

International opera star Simon Estes will share his experiences singing the role of Sarastro in "The Magic Flute" on the world's great opera stages. Estes is an Iowa native and ISU artist-in-residence. The reception and lecture (6:30 p.m.) precede ISU music and theater's collaborative production of "The Magic Flute" at 7:30 p.m. in Fisher Theater.

Opera: The Magic Flute

Nov 07, 2015

7:30 PM - 10:15 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $21, seniors $19, students $14

Theatre Arts, performances

A handsome prince, the Queen of the Night and her beautiful daughter, a man in a bird costume who is looking for a wife, a magic flute which has the power to change sorrow into joy, and arias that are some of the most difficult to sing in all of opera combine to create an evening of beauty, comedy, love, and a happy-ever-after conclusion. The Magic Flute is currently the third most frequently performed opera in the world. Sung in English.

Comedy: Bill Maher

Nov 07, 2015

8:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-$90

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

This brilliant commentator broke the television boundaries of political humor and stretches those limits in an evening of side-spitting comedy.

Live Music: Family of the Year with Kaleo

Nov 07, 2015

9:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$12 Students / $18 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Formed in 2009, Family Of The Year - Joe Keefe, Sebastian Keefe, James Buckey & Christina Schroeter - has accomplished a healthy dose of success in such a short amount of time. After years of "cohabitating" in a run-down house and relying on each other for inspiration and support, the members of the Los Angeles outfit have formed unbreakable bonds that are undeniable in their infectious live performances and prolific songwriting.

Sunday, 08 Nov 2015

Opera: The Magic Flute

Nov 08, 2015

2:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $21, seniors $19, students $14

Theatre Arts, performances

A handsome prince, the Queen of the Night and her beautiful daughter, a man in a bird costume who is looking for a wife, a magic flute which has the power to change sorrow into joy, and arias that are some of the most difficult to sing in all of opera combine to create an evening of beauty, comedy, love, and a happy-ever-after conclusion. The Magic Flute is currently the third most frequently performed opera in the world. Sung in English.

Argentine Tango

Nov 08, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five Punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga 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 socks.

Performance: The Fab Four

Nov 08, 2015

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-59

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The celebrated Beatles tribute band returns to Stephens with their trademark note-by-note renditions and costume changes, representing all eras of the Beatles' anthology.

Tuesday, 10 Nov 2015

Open Mic Night

Nov 10, 2015

8:00 PM

M-Shop

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to their fellow students. Many are musicians, comedians, and poets. So come on out and show us what kind of talents you have.