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Sunday, 01 Oct 2017

Eye Contact: The Iowa State Portrait Collection

Oct 01, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Building

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The ISU Portrait Collection portrays individuals who helped shape our culture and whose lives tell significant Iowa State stories. University Museums Director Lynette Pohlman will share some of these stories and talk about the tradition of portraiture at Iowa State.

Performance: Out of the Fire, The Banned Books Monologues

Oct 01, 2017

2:00 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.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Oct 01, 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.

Performance: Climate Change Theatre

Oct 01, 2017

5:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Parks Library lawn

free

English Department Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

ISU students and Ames community members will perform Climate Change Theatre Action, a a series of worldwide readings and performances of short climate change plays presented in support of the United Nations COP meetings. A sustainability resource fair will be held during intermission.

Monday, 02 Oct 2017

Performance: Climate Change Theatre

Oct 02, 2017

12:00 PM - 12:20 PM

Parks Library lawn

free

English Department Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

ISU students and Ames community members will perform Climate Change Theatre Action, a a series of worldwide readings and performances of short climate change plays presented in support of the United Nations COP meetings.

Craft of the Month

Oct 02, 2017

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$8

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

"Sugar Skulls." Use our supplies to decorate a paper mache skull just in time for this year's Dia de los Muertos on November 1 & 2.

Intermediate Soap Making Workshop

Oct 02, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $45, Public $55 - includes supplies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

If you know the basics of making soap from scratch using the cold-process method, add artistry techniques. Learn and experiment with many procedures such as swirl, wire, funnel, embeds, and more!

Wheel Pottery Class

Oct 02, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:30 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.

Performance: Climate Change Theatre

Oct 02, 2017

7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

Ames Public Library auditorium

free

English Department Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

ISU students and Ames community members will perform Climate Change Theatre Action, a a series of worldwide readings and performances of short climate change plays presented in support of the United Nations COP meetings. A sustainability resource fair will be held during intermission.

Tuesday, 03 Oct 2017

Concert: Flor (RESCHEDULED to February 8th)

Oct 03, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$10

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Indie-pop band Flor has toured with the likes of Halsey and Hayley Kiyoko, whose own indie-electronic sounds mesh well with the band.

Wednesday, 04 Oct 2017

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Oct 04, 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, 05 Oct 2017

Concert: Bryce Vine

Oct 05, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$10-$15

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Bryce Ross-Johnson, known by his stage name Bryce Vine is an American rapper and singer from New York City.

Friday, 06 Oct 2017

Paint Your Own Pottery: Skull Night

Oct 06, 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

From creepy Jack Sparrow and scary Eddie from Iron Maiden to vibrant sugar skulls, paint a cranium that celebrates your favorite skeletal character

Concert: ISU Symphony Orchestra

Oct 06, 2017

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$ 5/$3 - get tickets early, buy in music hall office

Music Department Arts, performances

Jacob Harrison, conductor

Performance: Out of the Fire, The Banned Books Monologues

Oct 06, 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.

Comedian T.J. Miller

Oct 06, 2017

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Great Hall at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$30 public/$20 with ISU Student ID

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Named one of Variety's "Top 10 Comics to Watch," and EW's "Next Big Things in Comedy," and featured in HBO's Silicon Valley, Deadpool & Office Christmas Party.

Saturday, 07 Oct 2017

Performance: Out of the Fire, The Banned Books Monologues

Oct 07, 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.

Sunday, 08 Oct 2017

Performance: Out of the Fire, The Banned Books Monologues

Oct 08, 2017

2:00 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.

Printmaking Demonstration with Master Printer Asa Wentzel Fisher

Oct 08, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Building

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Come to the Brunnier Art Museum to see a printmaking demonstration. Asa Fisher from 505 Press of Ames will be demonstrating relief and letterpress printmaking techniques while also providing insight and commentary on the current exhibition of prints by Amy Worthen.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Oct 08, 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.

Concert: Hawthorne Heights

Oct 08, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$12-$18

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Hawthorne Heights is an emo rock band based out of Ohio, formerly known as A Day in the Life.

Monday, 09 Oct 2017

The Wright Stuff: First in Flight

Oct 09, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance, $5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Barely out of their teens, two plucky bicycle mechanics team with their studious sister to out-invent the world's top scientists and achieve the timeless dream of flight.

The Wright Stuff: First in Flight

Oct 09, 2017

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance, $5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Barely out of their teens, two plucky bicycle mechanics team with their studious sister to out-invent the world's top scientists and achieve the timeless dream of flight.

Film: Washed Ashore, Art to Save the Sea

Oct 09, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

free

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. Reiman Gardens is the first botanical garden to exhibit a collection of monumental sculptures made from this debris, and we invite you to a free public viewing of this feature-length film to learn more.

Panel: Columbus Day and Representation of American Indians in Art

Oct 09, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Building

free

University Museums Arts, performances Lectures

"Erasure and Invisibility: A Conversation on Columbus Day and Representation of American Indians in Art." When these narratives are contrasted with artwork and images of American Indians made by American Indians, how might our understanding change? Using works of art from the permanent collection by N.C. Wyeth, Juane Quick-to-See Smith, Dan Namingha and others, explore how the narrative on American Indians evolves.

Pink Hat Revolution!

Oct 09, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$15

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Pink, cat-eared hats have adorned thousands in the Women's March on January 21. Make your own Pusseyhat, a symbol of support and solidarity for women's rights. Choose between knitting, crochet or sewing fleece.

Tuesday, 10 Oct 2017

Striped Cutting Board Class

Oct 10, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $58, Public $68- includes supplies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Using strips of hardwood like maple, walnut and cherry, create a cutting board that will be a beautiful addition to your kitchen.

Artist's Reception: "Faces of Iowa State" exhibit

Oct 10, 2017

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Building

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Join us in celebrating Rose Frantzen and the 39 portraits included in the Faces of Iowa State exhibition currently on view in the Brunnier Art Museum. These new paintings completed over the past 14 months celebrate the tradition and the impact of portraiture at ISU and show the development of ISU as a story of democracy where the vision, dreams, and actions of individual people play a vital role in how our collective identity is shaped.

Auditions: A Christmas Carol

Oct 10, 2017

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Fisher Theater Lobby

Theatre Arts, performances

This show has a large cast and there are many roles available! Come to 0310 Carver Hall to obtain audition materials, sign up to audition, or borrow a copy of the script. Performance dates will be December 1-10. E-mail jfcox@iastate.edu with questions.

Open Mic Night

Oct 10, 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)