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What is featured?

Friday, 01 Oct 2021

Carillon Concert

Oct 01, 2021

12:30 PM

Sukup Hall atrium

free

Music Department Arts, performances

A student concert performed on the one-fifth carillon and campanile model. The performances also will be livestreamed on Facebook.

Cyclone Cinema: In the Heights

Oct 01, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

A film version of the Broadway musical in which Usnavi, a sympathetic New York bodega owner, saves every penny every day as he imagines and sings about a better life.

Concert: The Get Up Kids

Oct 01, 2021

8:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$16-$20

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

On their new album "Problems," The Get Up Kids examine everything from life-changing loss to loneliness to the inevitable anxiety of existing in 2019. But by sustaining the essence of their sound -- anthemic choruses with sing-along-ready melodies -- the band highlights those troubles as a shared experience, giving way to an unbreakable solidarity. Indie/post-punk band Pilot to Gunner will support the show.

Performance: Gary Allan

Oct 01, 2021

8:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$39-$99

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

With the allure of a modern day outlaw, Gary Allan has won over fans, peers and critics with his signature blend of smoldering vocals, rebellious lyrics and raucous live performances. While becoming a force on the country music scene, Allan has remained true to his artistic voice each step of the way.

Saturday, 02 Oct 2021

Cyclone Cinema: In the Heights

Oct 02, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

A film version of the Broadway musical in which Usnavi, a sympathetic New York bodega owner, saves every penny every day as he imagines and sings about a better life.

Sunday, 03 Oct 2021

Sunday Tours: Ginnever "Folded Forms"

Oct 03, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity

From complex geometry to striking forms, Charles Ginnever explored the intricacy of origami throughout his career. University Museums Curator Sydney Marshall takes you through the new exhibition "Charles Ginnever: Folded Forms."

Argentine Tango Lessons

Oct 03, 2021

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.

Cyclone Cinema: In the Heights

Oct 03, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

A film version of the Broadway musical in which Usnavi, a sympathetic New York bodega owner, saves every penny every day as he imagines and sings about a better life.

Performance: Three Dog Night

Oct 03, 2021

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$49-$75

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Legendary band Three Dog Night, now in its fifth decade, claims some of the most astonishing statistics in popular music. From 1969 to 1974, no other group achieved more top 10 hits, moved more records, or sold more concert tickets.

Monday, 04 Oct 2021

Paint Your Own Pottery: Zodiac Week

Oct 04, 2021

All day

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10-$15 depending on what you choose

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

What's your sign? Choose a mug or bowl and personalize with your astrological sign or symbol. Find out more about the Memorial Union Zodiac's traditions and superstitions. Drop in anytime Monday-Friday 2-9pm or Saturday 10am-4pm.

Monday Monologues series

Oct 04, 2021

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Parks Library steps

free

University Library Arts, performances

"Live: Singing in Steps," featuring the Cantamus, Lyrica, and Count Me In music department ensembles, conducted by Jennifer Rodgers. The ISU choral ensembles will present a concert that includes layers of music-making and selections that work beyond the concert hall. Be a part of keeping live music alive.

Tuesday, 05 Oct 2021

Afternoon Wheel Pottery Class

Oct 05, 2021

2:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $125/Public $135 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

An introduction to creating functional pottery on the wheel. Start with the building blocks of centering clay and pulling cylinders, and move on to make bowls, mugs, and other forms. Class meets Tuesdays from 2:30-5:30pm for 6 weeks with instructor Valerie Williams.

Color Improv

Oct 05, 2021

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Reiman Gallery, Morrill Hall Rm. 003

free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity Meetings, receptions

With the synesthetic experience in mind, professional musicians will create improvisations based on the works of art in the reACT exhibition "Color Matters," translating color into sound. Join us and experience the sound of color at this unique event.

Metalsmithing Jewelry Class

Oct 05, 2021

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $70/Public $80 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Begin your exploration of jewelry-making by learning techniques such as sawing, drilling, forming, chasing, annealing, and riveting. Class meets Tuesdays from 6:30-9pm for 4 weeks with instructor Terrie Hoefer.

Wednesday, 06 Oct 2021

Woodshop Orientation

Oct 06, 2021

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $20/Public $30

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier. Leave class with knowledge of proper machinery use, and, most importantly, woodshop safety. The orientation is required in order to use the woodshop on your own.

Glass Beads Class

Oct 06, 2021

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $75/Public $85 (all supplies included)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to create colorful beads by heating and shaping glass with a torch - yes, we get to work with fire! Build your skills with step-by-step instruction and see how the quality of your beads evolves. Use these beauties in your next jewelry project, or display them as tiny works of art. Meets Wednesdays from 6-8:30pm for 4 weeks with instructor Rhonda Scott.

Grandma Mojo's Improv Comedy

Oct 06, 2021

8:00 PM

Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

ISU's premier student improv troupe presents unscripted fun at its finest every other Wednesday in the M-Shop.

Thursday, 07 Oct 2021

Indigo-Dyed Boro Scarf Class

Oct 07, 2021

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $55/Public $65 (all supplies included)

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Learn two fiber art processes to create a contemporary "distressed" scarf! Sarah Cady will teach Shibori, one of the earliest Japanese tie-dyeing techniques, which will create patterns on fabric with natural indigo dye. Weeks two and three are with Judy Lemish where you will piece together you dyed fabric with other upcycled cotton textiles.

Cyclone Cinema: Snake Eyes

Oct 07, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

An ancient Japanese clan called the Arashikage welcomes tenacious loner Snake Eyes after he saves the life of their heir apparent. Upon arrival in Japan, the Arashikage teach him the ways of the ninja warrior while also providing him something he's been longing for: a home. However, when secrets from Snake Eyes' past are revealed, his honor and allegiance get tested -- even if that means losing the trust of those closest to him.

SUB Comedy Night: Amos Gill

Oct 07, 2021

8:00 PM

Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

One of the hottest comedians in Australia, and now swiftly making a name for himself globally, Amos Gill divides his time between Australia and the USA, where he's a staple headliner at all the top comedy venues and festivals. Amos was recently invited by Jim Jefferies to join him on his Australian arena tour, as well as at New York's iconic Madison Square Garden to a sell-out crowd, and then once more on Jim's arena tour of South Africa.

Friday, 08 Oct 2021

Cyclone Cinema: Snake Eyes

Oct 08, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

An ancient Japanese clan called the Arashikage welcomes tenacious loner Snake Eyes after he saves the life of their heir apparent. Upon arrival in Japan, the Arashikage teach him the ways of the ninja warrior while also providing him something he's been longing for: a home. However, when secrets from Snake Eyes' past are revealed, his honor and allegiance get tested -- even if that means losing the trust of those closest to him.

Performance: The Fab Four

Oct 08, 2021

8:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$34-$59

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Experience the best Beatles tribute ever with The Fab Four-The Ultimate Tribute. The Emmy Award-winning Fab Four performs uncanny, note-for-note live renditions of Beatles' classics such as "Can't Buy Me Love," "Yesterday," "A Day In The Life," "Twist And Shout," "Here Comes The Sun," and "Hey Jude."

Saturday, 09 Oct 2021

Cyclone Cinema: Snake Eyes

Oct 09, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

An ancient Japanese clan called the Arashikage welcomes tenacious loner Snake Eyes after he saves the life of their heir apparent. Upon arrival in Japan, the Arashikage teach him the ways of the ninja warrior while also providing him something he's been longing for: a home. However, when secrets from Snake Eyes' past are revealed, his honor and allegiance get tested -- even if that means losing the trust of those closest to him.

Sunday, 10 Oct 2021

Sunday Tours: Bilingual "Arte Cubano"

Oct 10, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Brunnier Art Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity

Journey through the exhibition "Arte Cubano" and learn about the varied artistic expressions found in contemporary Cuban art. Spanish translation by the students of the course Culture and Community: Iowa and Midwest Latino/as.

Argentine Tango Lessons

Oct 10, 2021

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.

Cyclone Cinema: Snake Eyes

Oct 10, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

An ancient Japanese clan called the Arashikage welcomes tenacious loner Snake Eyes after he saves the life of their heir apparent. Upon arrival in Japan, the Arashikage teach him the ways of the ninja warrior while also providing him something he's been longing for: a home. However, when secrets from Snake Eyes' past are revealed, his honor and allegiance get tested -- even if that means losing the trust of those closest to him.

Monday, 11 Oct 2021

Paint Your Own Pottery: Trinkets and Treasures Week

Oct 11, 2021

All day

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10-$15 depending on what you choose

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Create a place for your favorite little things - a tray for your keys, a ring holder, a bank for your change, or choose from boxes of all shapes and sizes. Drop in anytime Monday-Friday 2-9pm or Saturday 10am-4pm.

Monday Monologues series (virtual)

Oct 11, 2021

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

YouTube live

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"Fashion Forward: Centering Justice in Fashion History" an online exhibit that confronts traditional museum practices. By reinterpreting a selection of objects in the ISU Textiles and Clothing Museum with a social justice lens, including cultural appropriation, racial inequities, shifting masculinities, women and feminism, socio-economic carriers and environmental justice, stories arise that were previously left out of the mainstream narrative.