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Thursday, 01 Nov 2018

November/December Craft of the Month: Winter Garland

Nov 01, 2018

All day

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public: $8

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Make a garland up to 5 feet long using strips of flannel. You choose the colors and patterns.

Performance: Orpheus in the Underworld

Nov 01, 2018

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$16-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

In one of the most satirical and hilarious operas of all time, Orpheus must travel from the pastoral tranquility of earth through the dizzying frivolity of heaven to the bacchanalian hedonism of Hades to rescue Eurydice. Showcasing the exuberant, reveling "Can-Can," Orpheus in the Underworld is a delectable comic romp.

Friday, 02 Nov 2018

Paint Your Own Pottery: Snack Bowls

Nov 02, 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

Eat, sleep, snack, repeat! We have bowls for every snack size, from small dishes to extra-large bowls.

Reception: Mid-Century Modern Exhibition

Nov 02, 2018

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Transport yourself back to the swinging 40s, mad 50s, and groovy 60s for a fun and funky evening in the latest exhibition from University Museums and the Textiles and Clothing Museum! Join us for some mid-century cocktails and canapes to celebrate the new exhibition. Festive retro fashion is encouraged!

Performance: Orpheus in the Underworld

Nov 02, 2018

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$16-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

In one of the most satirical and hilarious operas of all time, Orpheus must travel from the pastoral tranquility of earth through the dizzying frivolity of heaven to the bacchanalian hedonism of Hades to rescue Eurydice. Showcasing the exuberant, reveling "Can-Can," Orpheus in the Underworld is a delectable comic romp.

ISU AfterDark

Nov 02, 2018

9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. All activities are free for students and the public! Come enjoy the fun!

Performance Painter David Garibaldi

Nov 02, 2018

9:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. All activities are free for students and the public! Come enjoy the fun!

Comedian Ron Funches

Nov 02, 2018

11:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. All activities are free for students and the public! Come enjoy the fun!

Saturday, 03 Nov 2018

Delsarte Workshops: Body Language and the Artist

Nov 03, 2018

9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Gallery at the Memorial Union

Varies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Visiting Master Delsarte Instructor Joe Willimas from New York will lead this seminar. It is an introduction to some of the most basic elements of body language, as revealed by Delsarte. This is applicable not only to performance, but to all the arts, to business, communications, psychology, or any individual who would like to benefit from more knowledge of the self.

ISU Statesmen Choral Concert

Nov 03, 2018

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5 both adult & students

Music Department Arts, performances

James Rodde, conductor

ISU Cantamus Women's Choir

Nov 03, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5 Tickets available at the door.

Music Department Arts, performances

Kathleen Rodde, conductor

Performance: Orpheus in the Underworld

Nov 03, 2018

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$16-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

In one of the most satirical and hilarious operas of all time, Orpheus must travel from the pastoral tranquility of earth through the dizzying frivolity of heaven to the bacchanalian hedonism of Hades to rescue Eurydice. Showcasing the exuberant, reveling "Can-Can," Orpheus in the Underworld is a delectable comic romp.

Sunday, 04 Nov 2018

Delsarte Workshops: Body Language and the Artist

Nov 04, 2018

10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Gallery at the Memorial Union

Varies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Visiting Master Delsarte Instructor Joe Willimas from New York will lead this seminar. It is an introduction to some of the most basic elements of body language, as revealed by Delsarte. This is applicable not only to performance, but to all the arts, to business, communications, psychology, or any individual who would like to benefit from more knowledge of the self.

Performance: Orpheus in the Underworld

Nov 04, 2018

2:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$16-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

In one of the most satirical and hilarious operas of all time, Orpheus must travel from the pastoral tranquility of earth through the dizzying frivolity of heaven to the bacchanalian hedonism of Hades to rescue Eurydice. Showcasing the exuberant, reveling "Can-Can," Orpheus in the Underworld is a delectable comic romp.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Nov 04, 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.

Amara Piano Quartet

Nov 04, 2018

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital, Music Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

Members of the Ames Piano Quartet include Boro Martinic-Jercic, violin; George Work, cello; Mei-Hsuan Huang, piano

Performance: Ghost

Nov 04, 2018

8:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$27.50-$74.50

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Ghost is a heavy metal/rock band from Sweden formed in 2008. They are known for keeping their members anonymous. Every album lists the musicians as "Nameless Ghouls" and the singer as "Papa Emeritus / Papa Emeritus II / Papa Emeritus III". The lead singer is thought to be the same, however they announce a new lead singer every album. Ghost is also known for its influence from classic rock and the satanic church theme in their music.

Monday, 05 Nov 2018

Sewing Lessons

Nov 05, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40 Public $50

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Whether you are a beginner needing to learn how to operate a sewing machine, or someone who needs help finishing a project in progress, this is for you.

Tuesday, 06 Nov 2018

Floral Wreath Brush Lettering Workshop

Nov 06, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $18 Public $28 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

This workshop is for those with some hand lettering experience who are ready to add a floral wreath to their hand-lettered creations!

Intermediate Soap Making Workshop

Nov 06, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $45, Public $55 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

If you know the basics of making soap from scratch using the cold-process method, join us in learning how to add artistry techniques. Learn and experiment with procedures such as swirl, wire, funnel, and embeds, and leave class with a pound of soap.

ISU Percussion Ensemble

Nov 06, 2018

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

ISU Percussion Ensemble is directed by Jonathan Sharp.

Open Mic Night

Nov 06, 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, 07 Nov 2018

Intermediate Glass Beads Workshop

Nov 07, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $23, Public $33 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to make fascinating beads that have the look of miniature glass paperweights.

Mid-Century Modern for Designed Interiors

Nov 07, 2018

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

A completely new style of taste, fashion, and life occurred from 1945 through the 1960s and nowhere was it more visible than in the design and decoration of the home. Collin Powell, graduate student in Interior Design, will use the current exhibition to revisit the ideological basis of this period that has grown in memory and popularity with today's designers and consumers.

ISU Flute Ensemble & Clarinet Choir

Nov 07, 2018

7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

Student ensembles led by Sonja Giles, director of flute; and Gregory Oakes, director of clarinet.

The Hunts

Nov 07, 2018

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$12 ($8 w/ ISU Student ID)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

For fans of: Oh Honey, The Lone Bellow, Penny and Sparrow Known for their harmony-laced take on alt-folk, The Hunts are a Chesapeake, Virginia-based band of seven siblings who've been playing music together almost their entire lives. Inspired by shared memories, The Hunts have created songs that capture heartache and wonder with a wide-eyed but wistful elegance.

Thursday, 08 Nov 2018

SUB Comedy Night w/ Daphnique Springs

Nov 08, 2018

8:00 PM

The M-Shop

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances

SUB presents Comedy Night w/ Daphnique Springs! Doors open at 8:30 pm for this FREE event!