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What is featured?

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.