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What is featured?

Friday, 01 Nov 2019

Chasing George Washington (sold out)

Nov 01, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Field trips are fun, especially when your destination is 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue! In this charming musical, Dee, José and Annie accidentally knock George Washington out of his portrait and into real life -- turning their White House tour into a mad-cap and fun-filled adventure. As they encounter Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln, Dolley Madison, and other famous White House residents, together they all learn what is the true portrait of America.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Two for One Studio Fees

Nov 01, 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

Bring a friend! We will show you the basics of painting your piece and fire it within a week. The cost of the bisque still applies.

Performance: Chasing George Washington

Nov 01, 2019

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$5-$20

Theatre Arts, performances Diversity

While on a field trip to the White House students magically encounter our most famous founding father, who leads them on a fun-filled adventure that helps them all discover the true portrait of America.

Saturday, 02 Nov 2019

Concert: Lyrica Women's Choir

Nov 02, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5 tickets available at the door

Music Department Arts, performances

Lyrica Women's Choir is directed by Kathleen Rodde.

Concert: News Boys

Nov 02, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$30-$45

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Since arriving on the scene in 1985 in their native Australia, the Newsboys have taken Christian music by storm.

Performance: Chasing George Washington

Nov 02, 2019

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$5-$20

Theatre Arts, performances Diversity

While on a field trip to the White House students magically encounter our most famous founding father, who leads them on a fun-filled adventure that helps them all discover the true portrait of America.

Sunday, 03 Nov 2019

Concert: ISU Statesmen

Nov 03, 2019

1:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5

Music Department Arts, performances

The Iowa Statesmen, one of the region's leading men's choirs, was founded by James Rodde in 2000. The ensemble specializes in the performance of traditional and contemporary male chorus literature.

Curator Talk: Iowa and Contemporary Pottery

Nov 03, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

University Museums Arts, performances Lectures

"Timeless: Iowa and Contemporary Pottery," Adrienne Gennett, associate curator, University Museums. From large scale ceramic sculptures to the smallest of vessels, the "Iowa and Contemporary Pottery" exhibit will highlight a range of artistic expression in pottery. Gennett will discuss the exhibition and recent acquisitions to the ceramics collection.

Concert: ISU Statesmen

Nov 03, 2019

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5

Music Department Arts, performances

The Iowa Statesmen, one of the region's leading men's choirs, was founded by James Rodde in the fall of 2000. The ensemble specializes in the performance of traditional and contemporary male chorus literature.

Argentine Tango Lessons

Nov 03, 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.

Concert: Amara Piano Quartet

Nov 03, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

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

Performance: Jersey Boys

Nov 03, 2019

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$40-$90

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Tony, Grammy, and Olivier award-winning hit musical Jersey Boys is the behind-the-music story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard ... and the radio just couldn't get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story.

Monday, 04 Nov 2019

cancelled Recital: Percussionist Michael Compitello

Nov 04, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

Guest Percussionist Michael Compitello will perform.

Wednesday, 06 Nov 2019

Intermediate Glass Beads Workshop

Nov 06, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $25, Public $35

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Rhonda Scott Take your lamp-work skills to the next level and make amazing glass beads with metal! Learn several ways to add fine silver wire and silver foil to your creations. Students must complete a beginning glass beads class before taking this class. Supply fee includes glass for class time only.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Nov 06, 2019

9:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$1 at the door

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

This group is great for those who love the improv comedy humor of their fellow college students and can't get enough of location, occupation, means of death.

Thursday, 07 Nov 2019

Fused Glass Ornaments

Nov 07, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $36, Public $46

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Rhonda Scott Get in the holiday spirit by making two beautiful glass ornaments. Learn to safely cut glass, create a design and assemble glass. During the kiln firing, we will "tack fuse" your ornaments. This will join the glass, but design components will retain their individual characteristics. Ornaments will be ready for pick up the following week. Equally fun to give as gifts or to keep for yourself!

Friday, 08 Nov 2019

Paint Your Own Pottery: Sweater Weather

Nov 08, 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

Autumn leaves abound in our fall bisque! We will show you the basics of painting your piece and fire it within a week. Drop off but give yourself an hour to finish.

ISU AfterDark: Mentalists The Evasons

Nov 08, 2019

9:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

The Evasons are a celebrity mentalist duo who have performed on NBC, FOX, CBS, CW Network, Discovery Channel, and Netflix.

Saturday, 09 Nov 2019

Cantamus Women's Choir

Nov 09, 2019

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

Wayne Baker Brooks w/ Rob Lumbard

Nov 09, 2019

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

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

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Wayne Baker Brooks is a top guitarists in the blue genre. His powerful vocals and guitar skills create songs honoring the rich blue heritage yet expanding the boundaries of this genre. Brooks album called Mystery has received multiple awards from the music industry.

Sunday, 10 Nov 2019

Artists talk

Nov 10, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Alumni Jennifer Flack Jones and Beth Kamienski Haskins will share their post-graduation experiences in the apparel industry and as designers of handcrafted wearables and home decor products.

Argentine Tango Lessons

Nov 10, 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, 11 Nov 2019

Cancelled: Joshua Johnson recital

Nov 11, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

Joshua is a French horn instructor at Iowa State University.

Tuesday, 12 Nov 2019

Open Mic Night

Nov 12, 2019

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Open Mic Night gives students the chance to show off their talents to fellow peers. Many perform as musicians, comedians, and poets. Enjoy a night full of talented Iowa State Students. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Wednesday, 13 Nov 2019

Art Walk: Agriculture and Art

Nov 13, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Farm House Museum

University Museums Arts, performances

Take a journey through campus to explore when agriculture and art come together and contemplate the unique aesthetic quality of the Iowa State campus.

Sewing Lessons

Nov 13, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Judy Lemish 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. Choose one of the dates below to work one-on-one with Judy and learn the skills you need to keep going on your own. Bring in your machine or borrow one of ours and begin making beautiful things, one stitch at a time.

Concert: ISU Percussion Ensemble

Nov 13, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital, Music Building

free

Music Department Arts, performances

ISU Percussion Ensemble is directed by Jonathan Sharp.

Performance: Ailey II

Nov 13, 2019

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25 - $50 plus fees

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Ailey II is universally renowned for merging the spirit and energy of the country's best young dance talent with the passion and creative vision of today's most outstanding emerging choreographers. Founded in 1974 as the Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemble, the company embodies his pioneering mission to establish an extended cultural community that provides dance performances, training, and community programs for all people.

The Score: Run Like a Rebel Tour w/ The Unlikely Candidates & The Orphan, The Poet

Nov 13, 2019

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

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

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

The Score is an Los Angeles based rock duo. Their song Legend from their album ATLAS, is the theme song of the NBA playoffs. The Unlikely Candidates are an indie rock band based out of Forth Worth, Texas. In 2013 they debuted their EP, Follow My Feet. The Orphan The Poet is an alternative music band.

Thursday, 14 Nov 2019

Performance: ISU Opera Studio

Nov 14, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5

Music Department Arts, performances

The ISU Opera Studio is an intensive, student-centered program that allows students to work with faculty who are still active in the field and prepare for careers in performance and education.