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What is featured?

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Sep 24, 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.

Faculty recital

Sep 24, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Featuring guest violinist John Gilbert and ISU faculty George Work, cello; and Mei-Hsuan Huang, piano. Gilbert is professor of violin at the Texas Tech University School of Music.

Monday, 25 Sep 2017

Art + Issues: Building a Campus Community

Sep 25, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Topics that relate to current events will be presented and attendees are encouraged to bring other discussion topics with them with a goal of generating understanding in a safe, inclusive, and inspiring space.

Beginning Soap Making Workshop

Sep 25, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $35, Public $45 - includes supplies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Make quality, handmade soap from scratch (no synthetic bases!) using the cold-process method.

Intermediate Pottery: Lidded Pots and Enclosed Forms

Sep 25, 2017

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $35, Public $45 - (includes supplies)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Take your basic throwing skills to the next level by learning to make lids 5 different ways. See appropriate lids and finishing for different shaped vessels, and learn how an enclosed form can be turned into a lidded pot, vase, bowl, and other forms.

Performance: Molly Fillmore, soprano

Sep 25, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Soprano Molly Fillmore is a guest artist.

Tuesday, 26 Sep 2017

Open Mic Night

Sep 26, 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, 27 Sep 2017

Art Walk: Imagining Our Campus Without Art

Sep 27, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Food Sciences Building Courtyard

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join the University Museums as we take a moment to enjoy the incredible beauty that has been a core educational value at Iowa State since it's very founding. Meet in the Food Sciences Building Courtyard at noon.

Wheel Pottery Class

Sep 27, 2017

2:30 PM - 5:00 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.

Woodshop Orientation

Sep 27, 2017

5:30 PM - 8:00 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.

21st Century Art from the Video Game Art Gallery

Sep 27, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Chaz Evans, the Director of Exhibitions and Co-Founder of the VGA Gallery in Chicago and co-curator of GAME ART VS. ART GAME will talk about the intersection of art and tech. Following the talk, join us in the exhibition for Game Night and light refreshments.

Documentary: Saving Brinton

Sep 27, 2017

7:00 PM

Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building

$5, free for ISU students and Osher Institute members

Iowa State Center Arts, performances Diversity

The story of Michael Zahs, an eccentric Iowa collector who uncovered five hours of film from the early 1900s that once belonged to Frank Brinton, one of America's most successful barnstorming moving picture exhibitors. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with film subject Michael Zahs and the filmmakers.

Game Night at the Christian Petersen Art Museum

Sep 27, 2017

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Compete and showcase your gaming skills at the current Christian Petersen Art Museum exhibition, GAME ART VS. ART GAME. Featuring eighteen interactive and diverse video games, this exhibit engages visitors with the University Museums in the dynamic setting of playful exploration and contemporary game design. No prior knowledge or skill in gaming is necessary, so stop by and join in on the fun!

Concert: Introspections : Extroversions : Interchanges

Sep 27, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

This is a concert of electroacoustic and visual music, with guest artists Scott L. Miller, Pat O'Keefe, David Taddie and ISU faculty performers.

Concert: Jack Ingram CANCELED

Sep 27, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$15-$20

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

This concert has unfortunately been canceled. Jack Owen Ingram is an American country music artist formerly signed to Big Machine Records, an independent record label. He has released eight studio albums, one extended play, one compilation album, six live albums, and 19 singles.

Thursday, 28 Sep 2017

Turquoise Bracelet Class

Sep 28, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $55, Public $65- (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Create a lovely turquoise bracelet using wire working techniques with sterling silver.

Presidents Training

Sep 28, 2017

6:30 PM

The Gallery, MU

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities Training, development

President's Training must be taken annually by the chief officer(s) of every student organization. President's Training certification is valid from September 1 to August 31 of each year. If you were a student/campus organization President last year you will have to fulfill the requirement again. It's a recurring, annual expectation.

Electroacoustic Improvisations

Sep 28, 2017

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

ISU Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

free

College of Design Arts, performances

Composer and sound artist Scott L. Miller will join saxophonist and Iowa State University faculty member Michael Giles for a one-hour performance of improvisatory electronic chamber music followed by a catered reception. Part of the 2017 Lipa Festival of Electroacoustic and Visual Music.

Friday, 29 Sep 2017

Paint Your Own Pottery: Galaxy Night

Sep 29, 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

Start with a coat of black glaze and see how to add vibrant swirls and bursts of light.

Concert: ISU Wind Ensemble

Sep 29, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5/$3

Music Department Arts, performances

The ISU Wind Ensemble, conducted by Michael Golemo.

Performance: Out of the Fire, The Banned Books Monologues

Sep 29, 2017

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$11-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

The Forward Theatre Company of Madison Wisconsin first performed this series of monologues written mostly by those in the area on the subject of banned books from various points of view. Banned books included range from "James and the Giant Peach" to "Lady Chatterley's Lover". Permission has been given for ISU students to include their monologues on the subject as well. This production opens on the Friday of National Banned Books Week.

ISU AfterDark

Sep 29, 2017

9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. All activities are free for students and their guests! Come enjoy the fun!

Saturday, 30 Sep 2017

Serendipity Dyeing

Sep 30, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

"Making Magic with Flowers, Leaves, and Berries." Join expert Maggie Howe of Prairieland Herbs to explore a dye experience like no other.

Performance: Out of the Fire, The Banned Books Monologues

Sep 30, 2017

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$11-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

The Forward Theatre Company of Madison Wisconsin first performed this series of monologues written mostly by those in the area on the subject of banned books from various points of view. Banned books included range from "James and the Giant Peach" to "Lady Chatterley's Lover". Permission has been given for ISU students to include their monologues on the subject as well. This production opens on the Friday of National Banned Books Week.

Concert: Sun Seeker

Sep 30, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$10

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Sun Seeker is one of Music City's freshest new rock bands. It's inspired by 1960s legends like The Band and '90s rockers like Pavement, creating a unique blend of Southern whimsy and fuzzy, melodic rock.