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What is featured?

Sunday, 21 Oct 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Oct 21, 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, 22 Oct 2018

"How Iowa Met Baseball" Lecture with John Liepa

Oct 22, 2018

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Ames Public Library

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Athletics Special events

"How Iowa Met Baseball: The Myths, The History, The Players" with baseball historian John Liepa.

The Capitol Steps

Oct 22, 2018

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$30-$50

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Since they began, the Capitol Steps have recorded 35 albums, including their latest, "Orange is the New Barack" and had over 5,000 performances in 48 states. The material is updated constantly, so no matter who or what is in the headlines, the Capitol Steps are equal opportunity offenders.

Tuesday, 23 Oct 2018

Open Mic Night

Oct 23, 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, 24 Oct 2018

Art Walk: Mystery and Surprises

Oct 24, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Molecular Biology Building, south entrance

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The nights are getting longer and a chill is setting in across campus. Join University Museums as we explore art that startles, surprises, and tricks. You may just come away with some treats as well. Meet inside the south entrance of the Molecular Biology Building (facing Pammel Drive).

Intro to Three Pillars Arts Delsarte

Oct 24, 2018

5:45 PM - 6:45 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public $10

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This workshop will provide a deeper understanding of how each of us presents ourselves to those around us and valuable information that will allow us to make specific choices to ensure that we have the best possible interactions and exchanges.

Homecoming: A historic start to "Save the Girls"

Oct 24, 2018

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

ISU Design on Main

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Athletics Lectures

The first homecoming game at Iowa State was more than just a rivalry on the field, it was a bid to keep female students at the college in Ames! Hear the unusual history of this 1912 game and how it led to over 100 years in tradition. Also, get a look at some rare Iowa State memorabilia. A Smithsonian Hometown Teams Exhibit Speaker Series with Tom Kroeschell.

Homecoming: Yell Like Hell, second cuts

Oct 24, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Central campus

free

Alumni Association Arts, performances Special events

Yell Like Hell is a student-performed skit competition consisting of chants and cheers that demonstrate Iowa State spirit. It is designed to get students more involved on campus and develop Iowa State pride. The final skit is judged on enthusiasm, creativity and school spirit. Each skit represents the theme of Homecoming 2018, "This Is State" and the Iowa State Fight Song.

Homecoming: CyFactor Talent Competition

Oct 24, 2018

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Arts, performances Special events

A variety show of student talent. The top three placewinners will receive awards and perform at the Oct. 26 Homecoming pep rally.

Thursday, 25 Oct 2018

Documentary: 'Paywall, The Business of Scholarship'

Oct 25, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

The documentary, "Paywall: The Business of Scholarship," addresses the problem of academic publishers who profit from limiting access to scholarly information. This showing will be followed by a Q&A session.

Friday, 26 Oct 2018

Paint Your Own Pottery: Two for One Studio Fees

Oct 26, 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

Grab a friend!

Homecoming: Pep Rally

Oct 26, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Arts, performances Special events

Enjoy giveaways and a pap rally featuring ISU coaches, student-athletes and performances by the Yell Like Hell finalists and CyFactor talent award winners. Attendees also can participate in the CYlent auction scholarship fundraiser, shop for Cyclone apparel and souvenirs from the ISU Book Store and enjoy activities for the kids.

Concert: Ray LaMontagne

Oct 26, 2018

8:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$35-$65

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Ray LaMontagne announces tour dates for his 25-date North American Just Passing Through acoustic tour. John Stirratt of Wilco will accompany Ray on bass throughout the tour.

Flint Eastwood

Oct 26, 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.

Homecoming: ExCytment in the Streets

Oct 26, 2018

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Greekland neighborhood, Ames

free

Alumni Association Arts, performances Special events

Homecoming lawn displays, a tradition since 1912, and parade floats will be on display. Watch 10-minute skits and vote for your favorite parade float.