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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)

Wednesday, 11 Oct 2017

Rainbow Necklaces for Coming Out Week

Oct 11, 2017

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings.

Artful Yoga

Oct 11, 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. Please arrive a few minutes early for a brief discussion of the current exhibition with a yoga twist. The practice will begin at 5:30. No yoga experience is necessary, but please bring your own mat. Free, but online registration required. Sponsored by University Museums and Rec. Services.

Auditions: A Christmas Carol

Oct 11, 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.

ISU Jazz Ensembles I & II

Oct 11, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5 Tickets sold at the door.

Music Department Arts, performances

James Bovinette is director of Jazz I Ensemble. Michael Giles is director Jazz II Ensemble.

Concert: Dustin Lynch

Oct 11, 2017

8:00 PM

Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center

$25-$35

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Dustin Lynch is an American country music singer and songwriter, signed to Broken Bow Records. Lynch has released two albums for the label: a self-titled album in 2012, and Where It's At two years later. He has also released eight singles, of which four have reached the No. 1 position on Country Airplay.

Concert: together PANGEA

Oct 11, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

together PANGEA is an American rock band from Santa Clarita, California that is based out of Los Angeles. Opening acts for the band include Tall Juan and Daddy Issues.

Thursday, 12 Oct 2017

Rainbow Necklaces for Coming Out Week

Oct 12, 2017

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings.

Galaxy Scarf Workshop

Oct 12, 2017

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $28, Public $38- (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Recreate beautiful swirls of color, mystical fog and luminous stars found in nebulas on a cotton scarf.

Children's Auditions: A Christmas Carol

Oct 12, 2017

7:00 PM

Fisher Theater Lobby

Theatre Arts, performances

12 roles available including Cratchit children, party guests, and Scrooge as a boy. Performance dates will be December 1-3 and 8-10. E-mail jfcox@iastate.edu with questions.

ISU Jazz Combos

Oct 12, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

free

Music Department Arts, performances

These are student-led small jazz groups. These groups feature some of the most gifted non-major musicians the university has to offer, and are under the tutelage of Michael Giles.

Concert: Lumbard, Lloyd & Nye

Oct 12, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$10

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Guitarist and singer Rob Lumbard, Ricky Nye, one of the world's top boogie woogie pianoists and Nick Lloyd on double bass get together to put on a fantastic blues show.

Friday, 13 Oct 2017

Rainbow Necklaces for Coming Out Week

Oct 13, 2017

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Bubble Painting

Oct 13, 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

Sort of like blowing bubbles when you were a kid, but we do it with a straw and paint. The popped bubbles show up become more vibrant during firing and make interesting patterns.

Artist's Reception: "Headspace" exhibit

Oct 13, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Student activities

Using a variety of drawing and painting media,Meghan Flynn explores human idiosyncrasies and interpersonal relationships by portraying fragility, anxiety, identity, beauty, idealization, love, loss and depression.

Saturday, 14 Oct 2017

Glass Beads Intensive Workshop

Oct 14, 2017

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $47, Public $57- (supplies included)

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!

Rainbow Necklaces for Coming Out Week

Oct 14, 2017

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings.

ISU Symphonic Band and ISU Concert Band

Oct 14, 2017

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Ames City Auditorium

$7/$5 Tickets available day of concert.

Music Department Arts, performances

The Symphonic Band is an 80-member ensemble that explores traditional as well as contemporary works by composers such as Percy Grainger, Malcolm Arnold, Gustav Holst, Ralph Vaughan Williams, and Leonard Bernstein. The Concert Band performs a variety of rich literature and approximately 100 students take part in this group.