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What is featured?

Sunday, 15 Oct 2017

Lyrica Women's Choir

Oct 15, 2017

3:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5 tickets available at the door

Music Department Arts, performances

Lyrica Women's Choir is directed by Kathleen Rodde.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Oct 15, 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, 16 Oct 2017

Artwork Drop-off for Studies in Creativity Student Juried Exhibit

Oct 16, 2017

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

ISU Students are invited to submit artwork for consideration for the Studies in Creativity Exhibit. Students of any major can drop off up to 3 artworks in any media. Chosen artwork will be on display in the Gallery October 19 - December 11.

Sugar Skull Embroidery Workshop

Oct 16, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $25, Public $35- (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Choose from several patterns and personalize with your color choices. Those new to stitching will learn the basic embroidery stitches. If you know the basics, try some fancy stitches to add to your repertoire.

Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017

Purple Rain Paisley Doodles

Oct 18, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Everyone doodles, whether you draw during meetings, or set aside time with a pencil and paper, but it gets even better when listening to the Purple Rain album! Learn the lines and shapes that make up paisley patterns, the namesake of Prince's legendary creative complex - Paisley Park.

The Making of Campus Art

Oct 18, 2017

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Geoffrey Residence Hall

Free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity Special events Student activities

An internship sponsored by the Department of Residence allowed Evan Harrison, Senior in Architecture, the opportunity to travel to New York City and work in the studio of internationally acclaimed artist Mickalene Thomas on the recently installed Geoffroy Residence Hall mural. Evan will share about his internship experience through pictures, stories, and revealing what it takes to make campus public art. Two sessions are available, 7pm and 8pm.

The Making of Campus Art

Oct 18, 2017

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Geoffroy Residence Hall

University Museums Academic calendar Arts, performances Lectures Student activities

An internship sponsored by the Department of Residence allowed Evan Harrison, Senior in Architecture, the opportunity to travel to New York City and work in the studio of internationally acclaimed artist Mickalene Thomas on the recently installed Geoffroy Residence Hall mural. Evan will share about his internship experience through pictures, stories, and revealing what it takes to make campus public art. Two sessions are available, 7pm and 8pm.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Oct 18, 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, 19 Oct 2017

Studies in Creativity Student Juried Exhibit

Oct 19, 2017

All day

Gallery at the Iowa State Memorial Union

free

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

Artwork by student artists is on display in the Gallery from October 19 to December 11. The Gallery is also a meeting room, so for open viewing times give us a call.

Casting Metal Class

Oct 19, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $58, Public $68- (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to both hand-carve and mold forms that will be cast in brass. Final pieces can be pendants, pins or miniatures.

Concert: Flutist Anthony Trionfo

Oct 19, 2017

7:30 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$15 ($5 for youth and ISU students)

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Praised for his "spellbinding" performances with "authoritative intellect" by the Santa Barbara Voice after his performance of the Jolivet Concerto with the Music Academy of the West Festival Orchestra, young flutist Anthony Trionfo will make his recital debuts on the Young Concert Artists Series at the Kennedy Center as well as in New York City's Merkin Concert Hall in Spring 2018.

SUB Comedy Night: Amanda Seales

Oct 19, 2017

9:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Formerly known by her stage name Amanda Diva, Amanda Seales is a comedian, actress, DJ, recording artist and radio personality. Aside from her solo career, she was also a touring member of the musical group Floetry.

Friday, 20 Oct 2017

Paint Your Own Pottery: Cardinal & Gold Night

Oct 20, 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

It's Family Weekend! We welcome parents and siblings of Iowa Staters, as well as our regular community crowd. We love the Cyclones and may her colors ever fly.

Iowa State Singers

Oct 20, 2017

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5 Tickets sold at the door.

Music Department Arts, performances

James Rodde is the group's conductor.

Concert: Girlpool

Oct 20, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$10-$15

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Girlpool is a folk punk band from Los Angeles, California. Its members are Cleo Tucker and Harmony Tividad. Their opening act is indie rock band Lala Lala.

Saturday, 21 Oct 2017

Workspace Open House for Family Weekend

Oct 21, 2017

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

The Workspace welcomes families of our Iowa Staters! Drop in to see our creative spaces and stay for free crafts.

Story Time With Pete The Cat

Oct 21, 2017

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Inside the Iowa State University Book Store, Memorial Union

ISU Book Store Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Special events

Join us for story time with Pete the Cat. We'll read stories, have coloring pages and time for photos with Pete. This event is also available at 2:30 pm.

Story Time With Pete The Cat

Oct 21, 2017

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Inside the Iowa State University Book Store, Memorial Union

ISU Book Store Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Special events

Join us for story time with Pete the Cat. We'll read stories, have coloring pages and time for photos with Pete.

Concert: Dance Scholarship Gala

Oct 21, 2017

7:00 PM

196 Forker Building

$5 bleachers, $10 balcony

Kinesiology Arts, performances

The annual Dance Scholarship Gala Concert features Orchesis I student dancers, local dance artists and the San Francisco-based Deborah Slater Dance Theater. Proceeds from the event benefit the ISU Dance Scholarship fund for dance majors and minors. Tickets are available at the door.

Dirty Dancing the Musical

Oct 21, 2017

7:30 PM - 9:50 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-$78

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Exploding with heart-pounding music, breathtaking emotion and sensationally sexy dancing - this worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds, who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives. The show features 35 hit songs, including "Hungry Eyes," "Hey Baby," and the heart stopping "(I've Had) The Time of My Life."

Concert: Desi Valentine

Oct 21, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Valentine was raised in London, but moved to Los Angeles to pursue his recording career. While you can hear traces of Valentine's influences in his music, he has a style that is truly unique and refreshing. His voice is raw, powerful, and intense. It is the perfect vessel for his combination of British rock, classic soul, and modern R&B. When Valentine sings, you feel each emotion he is trying to convey.