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What is featured?

Sunday, 01 Dec 2019

Argentine Tango Lessons

Dec 01, 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, 02 Dec 2019

Wood-Burned Ornaments

Dec 02, 2019

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Need a last minute gift? Starting with a wood slice, stamp a design on and trace it with a wood burner, or freehand your own idea.

Tuesday, 03 Dec 2019

Wood-Burned Ornaments

Dec 03, 2019

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Need a last minute gift? Starting with a wood slice, stamp a design on and trace it with a wood burner, or freehand your own idea.

Canadian Brass

Dec 03, 2019

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$35 - $50

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

With an international reputation as one of the most popular brass ensembles today, Canadian Brass, whose engaging stage presence and rapport with audiences has truly earned the distinction of the world's most famous brass group.Their concerts show the full range from trademark Baroque and Dixieland tunes to new compositions and arrangements created especially for them.

Concert: Toys for Tots benefit

Dec 03, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

donations

Music Department Arts, performances

The ISU student chapter of the Sigma Alpha Iota international music fraternity will present a benefit concert for the Toys for Tots program. The concert features ISU students and faculty. Donations are welcome.

Wednesday, 04 Dec 2019

Wood-Burned Ornaments

Dec 04, 2019

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Need a last minute gift? Starting with a wood slice, stamp a design on and trace it with a wood burner, or freehand your own idea.

Jazz Night

Dec 04, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5

Music Department Arts, performances

Professor Michael Giles directs the jazz embles.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Dec 04, 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, 05 Dec 2019

Art Mart Holiday Sale

Dec 05, 2019

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Support the artists, craftsmen, photographer, designers, the go-getters, and do-it-yourself-ers! Browse a room full of functional and decorative pottery, brilliantly blown glass, beautiful jewelry, hand-lettered paintings and charming accessories created by Ames and ISU artists.

Reception: Jack Trice sculpture

Dec 05, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Beardshear Hall atrium

free

Special Events Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Join President Wendy Wintersteen and Student Government representatives as they recognize the Jack Trice sculpture's return to central campus. A short program will begin at 1:30 p.m.

Wood-Burned Ornaments

Dec 05, 2019

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Need a last minute gift? Starting with a wood slice, stamp a design on and trace it with a wood burner, or freehand your own idea.

CANCELED: German Song Literature

Dec 05, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Vocal students sing German Songs under the direction of Jodi Goble.

Dan Rodriguez: The All I Want for Christmas is Whiskey Tour

Dec 05, 2019

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$12 / $18 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

This Minneapolis-based, groovy rock/blues artist is known for the popular single "I'll Be Waiting (When You Come Home)." His latest album is the 2018 EP 25 Years and he has performed with artists like The Civil Wars, Andy Grammer, Eric Hutchinson and more.

Friday, 06 Dec 2019

Art Mart Holiday Sale

Dec 06, 2019

10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Support the artists, craftsmen, photographer, designers, the go-getters, and do-it-yourself-ers! Browse a room full of functional and decorative pottery, brilliantly blown glass, beautiful jewelry, hand-lettered paintings and charming accessories created by Ames and ISU artists.

Wood-Burned Ornaments

Dec 06, 2019

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Need a last minute gift? Starting with a wood slice, stamp a design on and trace it with a wood burner, or freehand your own idea.

Winterfest: Crafts

Dec 06, 2019

4:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

free

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

A celebration of the holiday season at Iowa State, with most events held in the Memorial Union. Experience winter-themed events, displays and traditions for students and the Ames community. Drop in to make an Ugly Sweater Ornament at The Workspace.

ISU Symphony Orchestra

Dec 06, 2019

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5.00 - tickets at the door

Music Department Arts, performances

Talented ISU student musicians will play the music of some of your favorite composers.

Performance: Anon(ymous)

Dec 06, 2019

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$10-$20

Theatre Arts, performances

In an entrancing and imaginative adaption of Homer's "The Odyssey," a young refugee encounters new friends and dangerous foes while on an epic search through the U.S. for his family. Directed by LAS Dean's Artist in Residence Arpita Mukherjee.

Comedian Jay Pharoah

Dec 06, 2019

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$25 ($12 w/ ISU student ID)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Jay Pharoah is an actor and stand-up comedian. The six-season Saturday Night Live alum is well known for his impressions of President Barack Obama, Jay Z, Denzel Washington, Kanye West, and many others. Pharoah is also involved with the film industry, such as #Twominutesoffame, Unsane and White Famous.

Saturday, 07 Dec 2019

Art Mart Holiday Sale

Dec 07, 2019

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

LAST DAY! Support the artists, craftsmen, photographer, designers, the go-getters, and do-it-yourself-ers! Browse a room full of functional and decorative pottery, brilliantly blown glass, beautiful jewelry, hand-lettered paintings and charming accessories created by Ames and ISU artists.

Wood-Burned Ornaments

Dec 07, 2019

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Need a last minute gift? Starting with a wood slice, stamp a design on and trace it with a wood burner, or freehand your own idea.

Farm House Museum Holiday Open House

Dec 07, 2019

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Farm House Museum, central campus

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Get into the holiday spirit with a trip back in time to the Farm House Museum.

CANCELED: James Bovinette

Dec 07, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

James Bovinette teaches trumpet in the Music Department at ISU.

Performance: Anon(ymous)

Dec 07, 2019

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$10-$20

Theatre Arts, performances

In an entrancing and imaginative adaption of Homer's "The Odyssey," a young refugee encounters new friends and dangerous foes while on an epic search through the U.S. for his family. Directed by LAS Dean's Artist in Residence Arpita Mukherjee.

Deb Never

Dec 07, 2019

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

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

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances

Deb Never makes bedroom grunge ballads built for the millennial generation. Her voice, noticeably distinct, rides triumphantly off the back of its melodic uniqueness. Production is always built around a single guitar, Deb's most natural instrument, and blends in high frequency drum patterns that bring the songs into the current. Her music is for fans of BROCKHAMPTON, Dominic Fike, Roy Blair, JPEGMAFIA, Yeek, Dijon.

Sunday, 08 Dec 2019

Performance: Anon(ymous)

Dec 08, 2019

1:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$10-$20

Theatre Arts, performances

In an entrancing and imaginative adaption of Homer's "The Odyssey," a young refugee encounters new friends and dangerous foes while on an epic search through the U.S. for his family. Directed by LAS Dean's Artist in Residence Arpita Mukherjee.

Holiday Choral Festival

Dec 08, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$5-$10 - tickets at the Stephen Auditorium box office

Music Department Arts, performances

Performances by all four ISU choirs.

Argentine Tango Lessons

Dec 08, 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.

ISU Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band and Concert Band

Dec 08, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$5-$10 - tickets at the Stephen Auditorium box office

Music Department Arts, performances

The three bands at Iowa State will close out the fall semester with a few holiday classics.

Monday, 09 Dec 2019

Wood-Burned Ornaments

Dec 09, 2019

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Need a last minute gift? Starting with a wood slice, stamp a design on and trace it with a wood burner, or freehand your own idea.