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Friday, 01 Sep 2017

Craft of the Month: Framed Dry Erase Board

Sep 01, 2017

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$10

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Go through our stash of fancy papers and glue together a background to put in an 11" x 14" frame.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Mug Night

Sep 01, 2017

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

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.

Down and Dirty Swing Dance

Sep 01, 2017

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Memorial Union Terrace

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Swing dancing lessons are the first half hour, the rest of the event is to have fun and dance to the Sentimental Swing Band.

Tuesday, 05 Sep 2017

ReACT Gallery Kickoff

Sep 05, 2017

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 0003 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

University Museums will launch the ReACT Gallery, presented in the Reiman Gallery of the Christian Petersen Art Museum at Morrill Hall. The ReACT Gallery is intended to be a safe and respectful place to express and explore reactions, opinions, and perspectives of national current event issues that are relevant to the ISU community.

Wednesday, 06 Sep 2017

ClubFest

Sep 06, 2017

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Central Campus

free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Athletics Diversity Live Green Student activities

ClubFest is an opportunity for students to browse through many clubs and organizations at Iowa State to find out how to get involved on campus!

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Sep 06, 2017

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, 07 Sep 2017

Film: Washed Ashore, Art to Save the Sea

Sep 07, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

The project, based in Bandon, Oregon, involves collecting, washing and sorting plastic that has washed up on Oregon beaches, and repurposing it into art that is awakening the hearts and minds of viewers to the global marine debris crisis.

Hammered Silver Earrings Workshop

Sep 07, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $30, Public $40- (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn some basics of metalworking by making a pair of sterling silver earrings.

SUB Comedy Night: Noah Gardenswartz

Sep 07, 2017

9:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Always relaxed on stage with a wide range of material and a unique perspective on life, Noah Gardenswartz is a comedian you should know about. His well-crafted mix of jokes, observations, and personal stories have made him a New York City favorite, and a nationally booked up-and-comer.

Friday, 08 Sep 2017

reACT Gallery: React to DACA Pop-up Event

Sep 08, 2017

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

reACT Gallery, 0003 Morill Hall

Free

University Museums Academic calendar Arts, performances Diversity Special events

On Tuesday, the Trump administration rescinded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). As this is expected to be a big part of the upcoming legislative agenda, let's take ACTion by letting our elected leaders hear how we reACT. Postcards, postage, pens, and contact information will be provided.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Under the Sea

Sep 08, 2017

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Surf through the tropical fish, mermaids, turtles, sharks and other sea creatures swimming across plates, bowls and mugs in our pottery collection.

Exhibition Reception: The World in Perspective

Sep 08, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Building

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

The exhibition explores Amy N. Worthen's printmaking career over the decades and also celebrates her exceptional impact on the arts of Iowa through both her art and curatorial work.

Saturday, 09 Sep 2017

Dan Gable Book Signing

Sep 09, 2017

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Alumni Center

ISU Book Store Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Special events

Join us for a book signing with Dan Gable, author of the follow up best seller, A Wrestling Life 2 at the ISU Alumni Center during the Cyclone Central Tailgate.

Sunday, 10 Sep 2017

A Conversation with Amy Worthen

Sep 10, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Building

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Art historian Lea Rosson-DeLong will engage artist Amy Worthen in a conversation around her long and distinguished career.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Sep 10, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Monday, 11 Sep 2017

Hardwood Jewelry Box Class

Sep 11, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $60, Public $70-- includes supplies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Choose one of several simple but elegant box designs and create a one-of-a-kind jewelry box with contrasting hardwoods.

Tuesday, 12 Sep 2017

Wheel Pottery Class

Sep 12, 2017

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $120, Public $130 - includes supplies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Start with centering clay and pulling cylinders, the building blocks to throwing on the wheel.

Open Mic Night

Sep 12, 2017

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, MU

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, 13 Sep 2017

Artful Yoga

Sep 13, 2017

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.

Belly Dance Class

Sep 13, 2017

5:45 PM - 6:45 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $55, Public $65

Student Activities Center Arts, performances 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!

Janis Joplin Stacked Bracelets Walk-In Craft

Sep 13, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$15

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Raid our stash of beads and baubles to make a stack of three stretchy bracelets a la Janis, and enjoy music by this legendary artist and other Woodstock performers.

Thursday, 14 Sep 2017

Art Reception: "On the Beaten Path"

Sep 14, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Pioneer Room at the Memorial Union

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Alexis Dwyer is a print-maker, and her recent work is with cyanotypes - a photographic printing process that produces imagery in white with an indigo background. From crisp, recognizable outlines to blurred objects that seem to float on fabric, she explores discarded items as re-purposed art.

Woodshop Orientation

Sep 14, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $15, Public $25

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier.

Acrylic Painting Class

Sep 14, 2017

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $70, Public $80 - includes supplies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Discover the versatility of acrylic - a water-soluble medium that dries quickly. Learn basic color theory as well as painting from both life and photographs.

Concert: Warm Brew

Sep 14, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

The West Coast hip-hop group has roots in Santa Monica where members Ray Wright, Manu Li, and Serk Spliff all grew up together. Inspired by artists like A Tribe Called Quest and De La Soul, the three friends began developing their sound in 2009, culminating in the breezy, laid-back single "Doin' It Right," which was featured on their 2010 LP Natural Spirit.

Friday, 15 Sep 2017

Paint Your Own Pottery: Snack Bowls

Sep 15, 2017

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Eat, sleep, snack, repeat! We have bowls for every snack size, from small dishes to extra-large bowls.

Concert: ISU C-HOP Festival

Sep 15, 2017

7:15 PM - 8:30 PM

Tye Hall, Music Hall

$15 (free for students)

Music Department Arts, performances

The opening concert for the C-HOP festival of dance music for carillon, harpsichord, organ and piano. The performance features ISU faculty and students. A reception will follow in the Music Hall lobby.

Concert: Tiny Moving Parts

Sep 15, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$10-$15

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Tiny Moving Part's style has been described as twinkly emo/math-rock with hints of post-hardcore and Pop punk. The band has cited Thursday, Tera Melos, MewithoutYou, The Fall of Troy, Circle Takes the Square, and Blink-182 as influences.

Saturday, 16 Sep 2017

Relief Printmaking Workshop

Sep 16, 2017

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $30, Public $40 - includes supplies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Learn how to print with found objects and carved linoleum stamps reflecting the processes used in Alexis Dwyer's exhibit On the Beaten Path, currently on display in the Pioneer Room.