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Monday, 04 Feb 2019

Monday Monologues series

Feb 04, 2019

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library


University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"The Music of Poetry, The Poetry of Music," Debra Marquart, professor of English. Experience original music from jazz-poetry rhythm and blues project, The Bone People. Marquart will discuss the process of writing poems and songs, and demonstrate how the band adapts auditory landscapes for her performance poems.

Vintage & Repurposed Bracelets Class

Feb 04, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $56 Public $66 (supplies included)

Student Engagement Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Learn basic leatherworking and jewelry-making techniques while repurposing vintage objects into wearable art. You will learn to cut, stamp, and emboss leather for the first bracelet, and how to stamp, cut, and attach metal to leather in the second. The final project will be drilling and dapping a series of coins to create a charm style bracelet. All supplies are included, but you are welcome to bring in special coins for the last bracelet.

Opening Reception: "Weather Permitting" Exhibition

Feb 04, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames


College of Design Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

"Weather Permitting: Artifacts from the 2018 ISU DoA Venice Architecture Biennale Colloquium and Beyond," features artifacts from and work developed in response to an educational Biennale Session sponsored by the ISU Department of Architecture at the Venice Architecture Biennale in Italy last September.

Acrylic Painting Class

Feb 04, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $72 Public $82 (supplies included)

Student Engagement Arts, performances Student activities

Discover the versatility of acrylic - a water-soluble medium that dries quickly. Learn basic color theory as well as painting from both life and photographs. Techniques will include monochromatic painting, full color application, and glazing. For beginning painters or those with some experience wanting to expand their skills.

Performance: Cirque Mechanics

Feb 04, 2019

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium


Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Cirque Mechanics, although inspired by modern circus, finds its roots in the mechanical and its heart in the stories of American ingenuity. Rooted in realism with a display of raw quality, the show's message is both timeless and relevant. The stories are wrapped in circus acrobatics, mechanical wonders and a bit of clowning around.