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Tuesday, 01 Dec 2015

Craft of the Month: Canvas Quotes

Dec 01, 2015

2:00 PM - 10:00 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.

Wednesday, 02 Dec 2015

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Dec 02, 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, 03 Dec 2015

Art Mart

Dec 03, 2015

All day

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Pottery, blown glass, jewelry, prints, baskets and accessories created by Ames and ISU artists will be for sale. Most items sell for $3 - $20 and support individual artists and the sponsoring organizations.

Concert: Toys for Tots Benefit

Dec 03, 2015

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

New toys or $5 donation

Music Department Arts, performances

Benefit concert to donate to the U.S. Marine Corps' Toys for Tots this holiday season. New, unwrapped toys for children ages newborn to 17 years. Gifts will be distributed to children in the community.

Performance: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Dec 03, 2015

6:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-59

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

It's a holly-jolly adventure when Rudolph and his friends soar into town for this faithful adaption of the traditional story.

Friday, 04 Dec 2015

Art Mart

Dec 04, 2015

All day

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Pottery, blown glass, jewelry, prints, baskets and accessories created by Ames and ISU artists will be for sale. Most items sell for $3 - $20 and support individual artists and the sponsoring organizations.

WinterFest

Dec 04, 2015

All day

Memorial Union/Various Locations

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Special events Student activities

Celebrate winter with a variety of activities. Don't miss this ISU tradition!

Christmas at the Farm House

Dec 04, 2015

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Farm House Museum

Free

University Museums Arts, performances Special events

Celebrate the holiday season at the Farm House Museum during WinterFest. Warm up with hot cocoa as you explore the first building on Iowa State's campus and experience what Christmas was like at the turn of the century.

40/40 Exhibition Closing Reception

Dec 04, 2015

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman

Free

University Museums Arts, performances Special events

Please join University Museums in a final celebration of our 40th anniversary year. To cap off our year we will host a reception for the exhibition 40/40, to say thank you to the artists and donors who have made this exhibition and much of the past 40 years such a success. Light refreshments will be provided.

ISU Symphony Orchestra

Dec 04, 2015

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5 for adults / $3 for students

Music Department Arts, performances

Jacob Harrison, conductor

Performance: Love and Information

Dec 04, 2015

7:30 PM - 9:15 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

First produced in 2012, this script contains over fifty plays performed in under two hours, each play has different characters and each begins with a statement and a situation that is familiar such as "I'm frightened" or "What did you do that for?" or "I don't want to spend an evening with them again." The theme is about individuals trying to connect and understand each other--sometimes the attempt is in vain, but it's always worth the effort.

Saturday, 05 Dec 2015

Art Mart

Dec 05, 2015

All day

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Pottery, blown glass, jewelry, prints, baskets and accessories created by Ames and ISU artists will be for sale. Most items sell for $3 - $20 and support individual artists and the sponsoring organizations.

Christmas at the Farm House

Dec 05, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Farm House Museum

Free

University Museums Arts, performances Special events

Celebrate the holiday season at the Farm House Museum during WinterFest. Warm up with hot cocoa as you explore the first building on Iowa State's campus and experience what Christmas was like at the turn of the century.

ISU Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band and Concert Band

Dec 05, 2015

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$10.00 adults; $5.00 students. Tickets available at the door or the Stephens Box Office.

Music Department Arts, performances

The three concert bands at Iowa State will close out the Fall semester with a few holiday classics.

Performance: Love and Information

Dec 05, 2015

7:30 PM - 9:15 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

First produced in 2012, this script contains over fifty plays performed in under two hours, each play has different characters and each begins with a statement and a situation that is familiar such as "I'm frightened" or "What did you do that for?" or "I don't want to spend an evening with them again." The theme is about individuals trying to connect and understand each other--sometimes the attempt is in vain, but it's always worth the effort.

Sunday, 06 Dec 2015

Christmas at the Farm House

Dec 06, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Farm House Museum

Free

University Museums Arts, performances Special events

Celebrate the holiday season at the Farm House Museum during WinterFest. Warm up with hot cocoa as you explore the first building on Iowa State's campus and experience what Christmas was like at the turn of the century.

Performance: Love and Information

Dec 06, 2015

1:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

First produced in 2012, this script contains over fifty plays performed in under two hours, each play has different characters and each begins with a statement and a situation that is familiar such as "I'm frightened" or "What did you do that for?" or "I don't want to spend an evening with them again." The theme is about individuals trying to connect and understand each other--sometimes the attempt is in vain, but it's always worth the effort.

Holiday Choral Festival

Dec 06, 2015

3:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$10.00 adults; $5.00 students. Tickets available at the door or the Stephens Box Office.

Music Department Arts, performances

Performance by the ISU choirs.

Argentine Tango

Dec 06, 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, 07 Dec 2015

Walk-In Craft: Etched Glass Ornaments

Dec 07, 2015

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Need a last minute gift? Use etching cream with one of our pattern to create intricate details on a glass ornament. Walk in anytime but give yourself half an hour.

Tuesday, 08 Dec 2015

Walk-In Craft: Etched Glass Ornaments

Dec 08, 2015

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Need a last minute gift? Use etching cream with one of our pattern to create intricate details on a glass ornament. Walk in anytime but give yourself half an hour.

Wednesday, 09 Dec 2015

Art Walk: A Celebration of Beginnings, A Celebration of the Future

Dec 09, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Farm House Museum

Free

University Museums Arts, performances Special events

Join University Museums Interpretation Specialist David Faux as the University Museums' 40th Anniversary celebration nears its completion by exploring Iowa State's origin at the Farm House Museum. Come to enjoy the stories of the house and add to the legacy of all those who have come before by sharing your stories. Meet David at the Farm House Museum.

Walk-In Craft: Etched Glass Ornaments

Dec 09, 2015

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Need a last minute gift? Use etching cream with one of our pattern to create intricate details on a glass ornament. Walk in anytime but give yourself half an hour.

Artful Yoga

Dec 09, 2015

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Free

University Museums Arts, performances Special events

This practice will enrich your yoga experience by going beyond the physical and inviting an artistic perspective to your awareness.

Thursday, 10 Dec 2015

Walk-In Craft: Etched Glass Ornaments

Dec 10, 2015

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Need a last minute gift? Use etching cream with one of our pattern to create intricate details on a glass ornament. Walk in anytime but give yourself half an hour.

Lecture: Photographing Identity

Dec 10, 2015

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Free

University Museums Arts, performances Special events

Stephanie Brunia is an Iowan, University of Iowa and University of New Mexico alumna, a daughter, a sister, a woman, a teacher, a photographer, an artist. She will speak about her photography and what influences her art in conjunction with the exhibition (Re)discovering S(h)elves.

Friday, 11 Dec 2015

Walk-In Craft: Etched Glass Ornaments

Dec 11, 2015

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Need a last minute gift? Use etching cream with one of our pattern to create intricate details on a glass ornament. Walk in anytime but give yourself half an hour.

Performance: Love and Information

Dec 11, 2015

7:30 PM - 9:15 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

First produced in 2012, this script contains over fifty plays performed in under two hours, each play has different characters and each begins with a statement and a situation that is familiar such as "I'm frightened" or "What did you do that for?" or "I don't want to spend an evening with them again." The theme is about individuals trying to connect and understand each other--sometimes the attempt is in vain, but it's always worth the effort.