Sunday, 09 Sep 2018
Screenwriter Gaelle Bellan (Spiral, 2017) has thoroughly documented the refugee situation and clearly denounces the deficiencies of an outdated, dehumanized system. Directed by Virginie Sauveur, this film won Best TV Movie, Best Screenplay and Best Original Music Awards at the 2018 Luchon Television Festival and the Audience Award at FIPA, the International Audiovisual Festival in Biarritz.
This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.
Monday, 10 Sep 2018
"Craft of Creative Writing with Readings," Jennifer Knox and Jake Dawson, lecturers in English. This lunchtime series features facets of composition and art through a series of readings or performances curated by Iowa State faculty. Bring your lunch or stop by Bookends Café on your way.
Create Cornhole (a.k.a. bean bag toss/doghouse/bags) boards and paint them in our woodshop. Choose fabric colors for a set of bags.
Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Open to beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their skills.
Tuesday, 11 Sep 2018
Learn to construct a tiny house pendant using fine silver metal clay. Personalize your creation with fun details.
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, 12 Sep 2018
Choose a beautiful wing from Reiman Gardens' Butterfly Conservatory to turn into a lovey resin pendant. Wings are gathered after butterflies die naturally, so no butterflies will be harmed, only celebrated by their beauty. The butterfly is the symbol of Wings of Refuge, a program for the aftercare of human-trafficking victims, and proceeds from this event will support their initiative to bring a Wings of Refuge home to the Ames area.
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. Please bring your own mat. Free, but online registration required at www.museums.iastate.edu.
Ditch the gym and get your steps in with Shiara at Belly Dance!
Thursday, 13 Sep 2018
Moses Storm is an actor and comedian known for his roles in Father of the Year, Correcting Christmas, The Wedding Party and Unfriended. Storm has also appeared on Conan O'Brien.
Friday, 14 Sep 2018
Celebrate these fascinating creatures! Mermaid sightings are usually manatees, but it's way more fun to think that half-fish, half-humans exist. Seahorses get to eat constantly, and the males play an unusual role in parenting. And what's better than the unicorn of the sea?
Indie Rock/Emo/Pop/Punk Music