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Sunday, 13 Oct 2019

Artist Talk: Jennifer Steinkamp

Oct 13, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

University Museums Arts, performances

Join artist Jennifer Steinkamp as she discusses her installations in the newly renovated Brunnier Art Museum and her artistic practice.

Performance: Climate Change Theatre Action

Oct 13, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Ames Public Library

Donations accepted

Theatre Arts, performances Live Green

"Climate Change Theatre Action: Lighting the Way," a series of short plays written by international playwrights to support the UN Climate Change Conference. These stories bring science to life and encourage us to work toward a sustainable future together. ISU's CCTA focuses on sharing knowledge, discovering hope and creating community as the best ways to face growing environmental crises.

Collage of Choirs

Oct 13, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$10 / $5 Tickets available at the CY Stephens box office or online www.center.iastate.edu

Music Department Arts, performances

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

Argentine Tango Lessons

Oct 13, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU - five lessons for $35/Public - five lessons for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Valerie Williams 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 different partners for practice. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Monday, 14 Oct 2019

Monday Monologues series

Oct 14, 2019

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"Becoming the Bronze Idol" and other poems, read by Rita Mookerjee, ISU women's and gender studies program. Mookerjee chose Indigenous People's Day to read from her works which, in part, address colonialism and the tokenization of minority cultures.

Dream Catcher Workshop

Oct 14, 2019

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: $20 Public: $20

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Irma Wilson White Although Dream Catchers are commonly seen as decorative pieces, they have a long and meaningful history in Native American culture. Learn the origin of the craft and the symbolism of the materials to see the cultural significance of this ancient artform. Learn the knotting techniques for your hoop, and choose a bead and feather to incorporate into your own design. Commemorate Indigenous Peoples' Day!

Dream Catcher Workshop

Oct 14, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: $20 Public: $20

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Irma Wilson White Although Dream Catchers are commonly seen as decorative pieces, they have a long and meaningful history in Native American culture. Learn the origin of the craft and the symbolism of the materials to see the cultural significance of this ancient artform. Learn the knotting techniques for your hoop, and choose a bead and feather to incorporate into your own design. Commemorate Indigenous Peoples' Day!

Tuesday, 15 Oct 2019

Acrylic Painting Class

Oct 15, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $72, Public $82

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Kyle Renell 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.

Beginner Ukulele Lessons 1

Oct 15, 2019

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Billy Kearney Learn the basics needed to make music on the ever-popular ukulele. It's like a guitar, only a whole lot easier! You will learn to tune your instrument and make basic chords plus how to accompany yourself or others using basic chord charts and song sheets, all in a fun and inclusive setting.

Intermediate Ukulele Lessons

Oct 15, 2019

7:45 PM - 8:45 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Billy Kearney If you can already easily move through chord changes and are fluent with closed chords (ex: Bb, Eb, G#) but still don't know how to get "that sound," this class is for you. Learn poly rhythms and melodic chording techniques to make you ukulele playing stand out. Learn to get the most out of you uke and use more of the neck. Must be able to play chords up to tempo.

Wednesday, 16 Oct 2019

Art Walk: Exploring the Public Art of Norie Sato

Oct 16, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Hach Hall

University Museums Arts, performances

Tour Hach Hall, Marston Hall and the Palmer Building to discover the breadth and depth of Norie Sato's public art on the ISU campus.

Stitched Constellation Wall Hanging Class

Oct 16, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $50, Public $60

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Judy Lemish Commemorate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing! Create an easy patchwork block using blue hues of the night sky, and embroider your astrological zodiac sign. This 20" square can be stitched into a wall hanging or a pillowcase for you or someone special. This is a beginner class, but some basic sewing machine skills are helpful.

Performance: Jazz Night

Oct 16, 2019

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5

Music Department Arts, performances

Professor Michael Giles directs the jazz ensemble.

Thursday, 17 Oct 2019

Art Walk: LeBaron and Lunch

Oct 17, 2019

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

LeBaron Hall

University Museums Arts, performances

This four-part series includes in-depth art walks to discover the public art in the Department of Human Sciences buildings.

ISU Flute Ensemble & Clarinet Choir

Oct 17, 2019

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.

SUB Comedy Night w/ Rae Sanni

Oct 17, 2019

9:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Rae Sanni is a LA-based comedian and writer. She's currently a staff writer on FOX's REL. Sanni has performed stand-up on Lifetime and in the New York Comedy Festival.

Friday, 18 Oct 2019

Paint Your Own Pottery: Galaxy Night

Oct 18, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4 studio fee + cost of bisque, Public $5 studio fee + cost of bisque

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Start with a coat of black glaze and see how to add vibrant swirls and bursts of light, replicating a galaxy far, far away. We will show you the basics of painting your piece and fire it within a week. Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select.

Concert: Vince Gill

Oct 18, 2019

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$65-$95

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

One of the most popular and most recorded singers of the past quarter century, Vince Gill's vocal performances are spellbinding, his songwriting emotionally powerful and his guitar-playing world-class.

Iowa State Singers

Oct 18, 2019

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5 Tickets sold at the door.

Music Department Arts, performances

James Rodde is the group's conductor.

Matt Andersen w/ Monica Rizzio

Oct 18, 2019

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$10 / $15 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Genre: blues/rock/Americana Matt Anderson's music is soul-filled and he has headlined major festivals, clubs and theaters throughout North America, Europe and Australia. Monica Rizzio, Americana/folk singer-songwriter, will open the show.

Saturday, 19 Oct 2019

Glass Beads Intensive Workshop

Oct 19, 2019

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $50, Public $60

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Rhonda Scott Learn to create colorful beads by heating and shaping glass with a torch - yes, we get to work with fire! This fast-paced workshop will be packed with information about safety, equipment, and techniques for creating a variety of beads. Leave class with a stash of beads and the know-how to continue on your own. For very beginners or a great refresher for those who would like to brush up on their skills.

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Oct 19, 2019

8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$40-$90

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Beautiful-The Carole King Musical tells the story of the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwrite and features a stunning array of beloved songs written by Gerry Goffin/Carole King and Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil. A pre-show dinner will also be available for this performance.