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Thursday, 01 Sep 2016

Cyclone Cornhole Boards Class

Sep 01, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace

ISU $72, Public $82

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Soak up the sun during tailgating or other outdoor activities with a game of Cornhole, a.k.a. bean bag toss/doghouse/bags.

Wheel Pottery Class

Sep 01, 2016

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace

ISU $105, Public $115 - includes supplies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Open to beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their skills.

Friday, 02 Sep 2016

Paint Your Own Pottery: Mug Night

Sep 02, 2016

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace

Studio fee ($4 ISU, $5 public), plus cost of bisque

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

We like big cups and we cannot lie! From traditional coffee mugs to ones shaped like owls and elephants, we have mugs of all sizes and styles.

BAM Happy Hour

Sep 02, 2016

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Bldg.

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Unwind after the first week of the semester and take in the new exhibitions in the Brunnier Art Museum while enjoying happy hour drinks and conversation. Artists and collaborators who contributed to the new exhibition Inspired By will be present and talking about their creative partnerships. Cash bar.

Tuesday, 06 Sep 2016

Free Crafts at Terrace Tuesdays

Sep 06, 2016

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

MU terrace

Free!

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Enjoy warm weather on the MU terrace! Live bands and DJ's from KURE will provide music and food trucks will be parked in the circle drive by the west entrance.

Wednesday, 07 Sep 2016

POSTPONED: ClubFest

Sep 07, 2016

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Central campus

free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Due to weather, this event has been rescheduled and moved inside. Come see us Monday, Sept. 12, in the Great Hall, Memorial Union.

Belly Dance Class

Sep 07, 2016

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

The Workspace

ISU $50, Public $60

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Ditch the gym and get your steps in with Shiara at Belly Dance! This beautiful art form is great exercise, improves your posture, and more importantly, tons of fun!

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Sep 07, 2016

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 Sep 2016

My Favorite Things Tour: Wendy Wintersteen

Sep 08, 2016

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Dean's Gallery, Curtiss Hall first floor

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Viewing art is personal, that is what makes it powerful. My Favorite Things tours bring some of the more public figures of the ISU community into the museums to discuss their favorite works of art in the collection. This month you will hear from Wendy Wintersteen, Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Lecture & Performance: On Race, Identity and Self Discovery

Sep 08, 2016

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Arts, performances Diversity Lectures Student activities

Michael Fosberg, who learned in his early thirties his father was African American, presents his autobiographical play Incognito, followed by a discussion about the meaning of race and identity.

SUB Comedy Night w/ Dan St. Germain

Sep 08, 2016

9:00 PM

M-Shop

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Dan St. Germain has a Half Hour Special on Comedy Central and has appeared on Jimmy Fallon, Conan, Best Week Ever, @Midnight, Not Safe with Nikki Glaser, We Love the 2000s, John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show, The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, The Electric Company, Guy Code, Video by Trial, Adam Ruins Everything, and has developed shows for both Fox and Comedy Central.

Friday, 09 Sep 2016

Paint Your Own Pottery: Owls are a Hoot!

Sep 09, 2016

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace

Studio fee ($4 ISU, $5 public), plus cost of bisque

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Whooo doesn't love owls? We have owl cups, mugs, plates, figurines, or paint a wise one on another piece of your choosing. Meet our special guest, Harvey the Great Horned Owl, who will be visiting The Workspace courtesy of ISU Wildlife Care Clinic.

Reception: Spring 2016 Rome Show Exhibition

Sep 09, 2016

6:45 PM - 8:00 PM

Gallery 181, College of Design

free

College of Design Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Reception for exhibition of projects by 40 architecture and landscape architecture students who studied in Italy last spring semester with the College of Design Rome Program. The show features collages, digital renderings, sketches and sketchbooks, maps, photographs, videos and sound recordings.

Sunday, 11 Sep 2016

Nutcracker Ballet Auditions

Sep 11, 2016

12:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

free

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The Nutcracker Ballet showcases more than 200 local dancers. Dancers should arrive by 11:15 a.m. with a completed registration form, available on the website above.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Sep 11, 2016

4:00 PM - 7:30 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

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.

Monday, 12 Sep 2016

ClubFest

Sep 12, 2016

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

ClubFest is an opportunity for students to browse hundreds of the over 850 clubs and organizations to find out how to get involved on campus. A volunteer fair for nonprofit agencies also will be held.

Personal Growth through Diversity in Art

Sep 12, 2016

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

LeBaron Hall Auditorium lobby

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Students in the Spring 2016 Dsn S 145x, Diversity in Art class along with Dr. Reginald Stewart, Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion, invite you to celebrate and be among the first to view the painting Personal Growth by Paul Cooley. This painting was recommended for acquisition to the Art on Campus Collection by the students in the class because they felt it represented the importance of diversity and inclusion at Iowa State.

Beverage Caddy Class

Sep 12, 2016

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace

ISU $26, Public $36

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Ditch the cardboard and create a wooden caddy to tow your beverages in style.

Knitting Class

Sep 12, 2016

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace

ISU $24, Public $34 - yarn provided

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the basics of knitting: cast-on, knit, purl, bind-off, rib stitch, increase and decreasing techniques, pattern reading, gauge swatching, and picking up dropped stitches. A wise woman once said, "It's better to have knit and ripped than to never knit at all."

Tuesday, 13 Sep 2016

Free Crafts at Terrace Tuesdays

Sep 13, 2016

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

MU terrace

Free!

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Enjoy warm weather on the MU terrace! Live bands and DJ's from KURE will provide music and food trucks will be parked in the circle drive by the west entrance.

Open Mic Night

Sep 13, 2016

8:00 PM

The M-Shop

FREE

Student Union Board 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. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Wednesday, 14 Sep 2016

Art Walk: Veterinary Medicine

Sep 14, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Small Animal Clinic, College of Vet. Medicine

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Iowa State University's College of Veterinary Medicine is located on a beautiful sprawling campus to the southeast of Jack Trice Stadium. The majority of Iowa State's students, staff, and faculty rarely have a reason to go unless they have an ailing pet or business with the college. Join University Museums in exploring the hidden gems in the Art on Campus Collection that populate one of the world's preeminent schools of veterinary medicine.

Artful Yoga

Sep 14, 2016

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

This practice will enrich your yoga experience by going beyond the physical and inviting an artistic perspective to your awareness. This month we will focus on words, how we use them and interpret them. Please arrive early for a discussion on the month's topic beginning at 5:15. The practice will begin at 5:30. No yoga experience is necessary, but please bring your own mat.

Glass Beads Class

Sep 14, 2016

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace

ISU $68, Public $78

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to create colorful glass beads by heating and shaping glass with a torch - yes, we get to work with fire!

Rusty Wright Band

Sep 14, 2016

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$8 Students / $10 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

In 2004 Michigan guitarists Rusty and Laurie Wright put together the first incarnation of the group that would become the Rusty Wright Band. It was only the band's second show together when they opened for Lynyrd Skynyrd, a performance which garnered them a standing ovation and prompted Skynyrd guitarist Rickey Medlocke to exclaim "Dude - where the hell did YOU come from?"

Thursday, 15 Sep 2016

Metalsmithing Class

Sep 15, 2016

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace

ISU $73, Public $83

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Bring your exploration of jewelry-making by learning techniques such as sawing, drilling, forming, chasing, annealing, and riveting. Students will complete one or two projects out of copper depending on complexity.

Dee-1 w/ RaJan and Echo

Sep 15, 2016

8:00 PM

The M-Shop

$10 Students / $15 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

After graduating from Louisiana State University with a bachelor's degree, Dee-1 taught middle school in Baton Rouge to help fund his musical dream. After two years of being "Mr. Augustine" by day and "Dee-1" by night, he finally decided that his passion for hip-hop was too strong to ignore. Armed with righteousness, realness, and the strong desire to be relevant, Dee-1 set his sights on becoming the type of rapper his students could be proud of

Friday, 16 Sep 2016

Paint Your Own Pottery: Tiki Party

Sep 16, 2016

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace

Studio fee ($4 ISU, $5 public), plus cost of bisque

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

We've got luau party music and leis to welcome you to our space. Choose from a number of Tiki cups to paint, or decorate any of our pieces with bright, tropical flowers.

Saturday, 17 Sep 2016

Swirl-Painted Nature Workshop

Sep 17, 2016

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

Join Natalie Buskohl, artist and gardener, for a fun and informal (and a little bit messy) two-day painting activity to turn pieces of nature into colorful, swirling works of art!

Story Time with Curious George

Sep 17, 2016

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Inside the Iowa State University Book Store, Memorial Union

ISU Book Store Arts, performances Special events Student activities

Join us for a children's story time with everyone's favorite, Curious George. Story time begins promptly at 10:30 am with a chance to take photos with George afterwards. One hour of free parking in the Memorial Union parking ramp with any purchase and all purchases at the ISU Book Store are tax free!