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Sunday, 07 Oct 2018

Ames Art Studio Tour

Oct 07, 2018

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

College of Design atrium

free

Community activities Arts, performances Special events

The College of Design is one of 13 stops on the Ames Community Arts Council Studio Tour. The College of Design will feature open studios in ceramics, printmaking, textiles, woods, metals, photography, digital media and painting. Students will be available to display current works and talk to the public about what they are learning.

Developing Empathy: The Refugee Experience

Oct 07, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Held in the exhibition Unpacked: Refugee Baggage, participants will be facilitated in making contemporary connections to the refugee experience using the reflective model developed by the civics education organization, Facing History and Ourselves.

Performance: This is Not a Pipe Dream

Oct 07, 2018

2:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$5-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

Inspired by the life and work of surrealist painter Rene Magritte, the play by Barry Kornhauser follows a young boy who wants to be an artist. Though his desire is dismissed by his father as "a pipe dream," he is encouraged by his mother and begins a quest into the delightfully absurd magic-realism of Magritte's famous paintings.

Collage of Choirs

Oct 07, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$10 / $5 Tickets available at the CY Stephens box office.

Music Department Arts, performances

All the choirs perform, Iowa State Singers, ISU Statesmen, Cantamus Women's Choir, Lyrica Women's Choir

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Oct 07, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

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, 08 Oct 2018

True Colors Walk-in Craft

Oct 08, 2018

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$5

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQIA awareness day observed on October 11. Celebrate with us by making a throwback craft - a Perler bead keychain - brought to modern day by using colors from the flag with which you identify, including Allies.

Casting Metal for Jewelry Class

Oct 08, 2018

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $60 Public $70 (Supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to both hand-carve and mold forms that will be cast in brass.

Tuesday, 09 Oct 2018

True Colors Walk-in Craft

Oct 09, 2018

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$5

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQIA awareness day observed on October 11. Celebrate with us by making a throwback craft - a Perler bead keychain - brought to modern day by using colors from the flag with which you identify, including Allies.

More Than Just a Game, Discrimination in Sports in Iowa

Oct 09, 2018

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Ames Public Library

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Athletics Diversity Special events

Iowa's athletes have long impacted their teams, communities and sports they played, but African Americans did so while facing off against more than just the opposing team. They fought for the right to equal treatment on and off the field. Highlighting people such as Iowan and Olympian Thomas Hill, Drake University athlete Johnny Bright and his effect on the football helmet, and members of the Buxton Wonders, Iowa's Negro Leagues team.

Open Mic Night

Oct 09, 2018

8:00 PM

The M-Shop

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, 10 Oct 2018

True Colors Walk-in Craft

Oct 10, 2018

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$5

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQIA awareness day observed on October 11. Celebrate with us by making a throwback craft - a Perler bead keychain - brought to modern day by using colors from the flag with which you identify, including Allies.

Silver Rings Class

Oct 10, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $67 Public $77 (Supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Create a personalized and embellished ring in sterling silver.

ISU Jazz Ensembles I & II

Oct 10, 2018

7:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5 adult & students tickets sold at the door.

Music Department Arts, performances

James Bovinette, Director of Jazz 1

Thursday, 11 Oct 2018

Voices from Ellis Island

Oct 11, 2018

10:00 AM

Fisher Theatre

$4-$5

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

From 1890 to 1930, Ellis Island was the first experience of life in America for millions of immigrants. First and second class passengers who arrived in New York Harbor were not required to undergo the inspection process at Ellis Island. However, the process was far different for "steerage" or third class passengers; they were transported from the pier by ferry to Ellis Island where they underwent medical and legal inspections.

True Colors Walk-in Craft

Oct 11, 2018

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$5

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQIA awareness day observed on October 11. Celebrate with us by making a throwback craft - a Perler bead keychain - brought to modern day by using colors from the flag with which you identify, including Allies.

Refugee Stories at Iowa State

Oct 11, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Each work of art in the exhibition Unpacked: Refugee Baggage is a chance for viewers to better empathize and come to understand the struggles of individuals, to eliminate the stigma, and to truly see the people who carry the stamp of refugee. ISU faculty, staff, and students will share their own personal narratives on the refugee experience, allowing their lived experiences to further understanding, empathy, and inclusion at Iowa State.

Stained Glass Class

Oct 11, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $72 Public $82 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Create a small panel using an array of beautifully colored glass.

ISU Symphony Orchestra

Oct 11, 2018

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5.00 adults & students

Music Department Arts, performances

Talented ISU student musicians will play the music of some of your favorite composers.

Friday, 12 Oct 2018

Voices from Ellis Island

Oct 12, 2018

10:00 AM

Fisher Theatre

$4-$5

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

From 1890 to 1930, Ellis Island was the first experience of life in America for millions of immigrants. First and second class passengers who arrived in New York Harbor were not required to undergo the inspection process at Ellis Island. However, the process was far different for "steerage" or third class passengers; they were transported from the pier by ferry to Ellis Island where they underwent medical and legal inspections.

True Colors Walk-in Craft

Oct 12, 2018

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$5

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQIA awareness day observed on October 11. Celebrate with us by making a throwback craft - a Perler bead keychain - brought to modern day by using colors from the flag with which you identify, including Allies.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Message Mugs

Oct 12, 2018

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

Add a covert message at the bottom of a cup! Put it inside to discover when your coffee is gone, or outside to share with an office mate. Add your personal message from a sweet "I Love You" to a clever "You've Been Poisoned."

Bad Bad Habits

Oct 12, 2018

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$10 / $14 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Indie Rock and Pop Music

Saturday, 13 Oct 2018

Glass Beads Intensive Workshop

Oct 13, 2018

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $48, Public $58 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to create colorful beads by heating and shaping glass with a torch - yes, we get to work with fire!

Collage of Choirs

Oct 13, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$10 / $5 Tickets available at the CY Stephens box office.

Music Department Arts, performances

All the choirs perform, Iowa State Singers, ISU Statesmen, Cantamus Women's Choir, Lyrica Women's Choir