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Monday, 01 Nov 2021

Paint Your Own Pottery: Give Back Week

Nov 01, 2021

All day

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10-$15 depending on what you choose

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Bring in a non-perishable food in exchange for $5 off pottery painting. Donations will be delivered to The SHOP (Students Helping our Peers), a student-run, on-campus food pantry. Their mission is to engage with anti-hunger, advocate, and serve the student population by increasing hunger awareness and food security. Information about SHOP and how to get involved will be available. Drop in anytime Monday-Friday 2-9pm or Saturday 10am-4pm.

Wednesday, 03 Nov 2021

Grandma Mojo's Improv Comedy

Nov 03, 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, 04 Nov 2021

Folded Forms & Twisted Figures: An evening of dance & art

Nov 04, 2021

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Performances of original compositions under the direction of Kinesiology faculty member Cynthia Adams. Dance students and Orchesis I dancers will present choreography inspired by their close investigations at the sculptures and drawings from the exhibition "Charles Ginnever: Folded Forms."

Cyclone Cinema: Space Jam, A New Legacy

Nov 04, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Superstar LeBron James and his young son, Dom, get trapped in digital space by a rogue AI. To get home safely, LeBron teams up with Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and the rest of the Looney Tunes gang for a high-stakes basketball game against the AI's digitized champions of the court -- a powered-up roster called the Goon Squad.

Friday, 05 Nov 2021

Carillon Concert

Nov 05, 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: Space Jam, A New Legacy

Nov 05, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Superstar LeBron James and his young son, Dom, get trapped in digital space by a rogue AI. To get home safely, LeBron teams up with Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and the rest of the Looney Tunes gang for a high-stakes basketball game against the AI's digitized champions of the court -- a powered-up roster called the Goon Squad.

Band Extravaganza

Nov 05, 2021

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$5-$10

Music Department Arts, performances

Featuring the ISU Wind Ensemble, ISU Jazz One and Cyclone Marching Band.

Saturday, 06 Nov 2021

Cyclone Cinema: Space Jam, A New Legacy

Nov 06, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Superstar LeBron James and his young son, Dom, get trapped in digital space by a rogue AI. To get home safely, LeBron teams up with Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and the rest of the Looney Tunes gang for a high-stakes basketball game against the AI's digitized champions of the court -- a powered-up roster called the Goon Squad.

Sunday, 07 Nov 2021

Sunday Tours: Art within the Scheman Building

Nov 07, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Brunnier Art Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Iowa State Center, specifically the Scheman building, has been a hub of events and entertainment for over 50 years. This tour highlights the history of the Scheman building and the art within.

Argentine Tango Lessons

Nov 07, 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: Space Jam, A New Legacy

Nov 07, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Superstar LeBron James and his young son, Dom, get trapped in digital space by a rogue AI. To get home safely, LeBron teams up with Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and the rest of the Looney Tunes gang for a high-stakes basketball game against the AI's digitized champions of the court -- a powered-up roster called the Goon Squad.

Monday, 08 Nov 2021

Paint Your Own Pottery: Sweater Weather Week

Nov 08, 2021

All day

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10-$15 depending on what you choose

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Paint a mug for your hot chocolate, and bowl for warm soup, or choose from leaf-shaped dishes perfect for your fall décor. Drop in anytime Monday-Friday 2-9pm or Saturday 10am-4pm.

Wednesday, 10 Nov 2021

Art Surplus Sale

Nov 10, 2021

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

ISU Surplus Warehouse, 925 Airport Road

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Jewelry, coins, glass, ceramics and framed artwork will be for sale. Proceeds benefit the University Museums.

Art Walk: Women Makers in the Victorian Era

Nov 10, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Farm House Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

The Victorian lady was the original craft queen and DIY-er. While many imagine them as sitting decorously in parlors with baskets of needlework, Victorian women were capable of much more than that. Join University Museums to uncover the stories of women crafters.

Concert: Levi Hummon and Roman Alexander

Nov 10, 2021

8:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$12-$16

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Levi Hummon made his imprint on the Nashville community long before he realized the extent of his craft. Born and raised in Music City, Hummon was surrounded by all the greats. A product of his environment, he was named one of Entertainment Weekly's '5 Artists Breaking Now' and Rolling Stone Country's 'One to Watch.' He's toured with acts including Tim McGraw, Keith Urban, and Lady Antebellum, and had recent features in both Billboard and Forbes.

Thursday, 11 Nov 2021

Schooltime Matinee Series: Street Scene

Nov 11, 2021

10:00 AM

Fisher Theatre

$4

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

In an epic collaboration with ISU Music's Opera Studio, youthful desire, forbidden love, and brutal vengeance simmer to an explosion in the diverse melting pot of a 1940s New York City tenement. Soaring operatic arias and duets rub shoulders with jazz and the jitterbug. Part of the Schooltime Matinee Series.

Cyclone Cinema: Jungle Cruise

Nov 11, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Dr. Lily Houghton enlists the aid of wisecracking skipper Frank Wolff to take her down the Amazon in his ramshackle boat. Together, they search for an ancient tree that holds the power to heal -- a discovery that will change the future of medicine.

Performance: Tribute to Sousa

Nov 11, 2021

7:00 PM

Simon Estes Music Hall

$15

Music Department Arts, performances

The ISU Wind Ensemble, conducted by Michael Golemo, pays tribute to John Philip Sousa and the 101st anniversary of Sousa Band's performance in State Gym.

SUB Comedy Night: Becky Robinson

Nov 11, 2021

8:00 PM

Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Becky Robinson is an LGBTQ+ LA-based comedian, writer, actor and voice-over star. The award-winning comedian has done numerous voiceover jobs with DreamWorks, Nickelodeon, and Netflix, was on MTV's Wild 'N Out with Nick Cannon, and currently voices "Parker J. Cloud," an exuberant former rain cloud on a mission to brighten up everyone's day, in Nickelodeon's all-new animated series Middlemost Post.

Friday, 12 Nov 2021

Concert: Cody Jinks

Nov 12, 2021

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$35-$200

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

For well over a decade, Cody Jinks has devoted himself to making music that's equal parts uncompromising and empathic, often giving voice to those who exist on the margins of modern life. Since first emerging as a solo artist in the mid-2000s, he has steadily advanced from playing nearly empty bar rooms to independently building a following so dedicated, that he is now known as the biggest independent country artist on the planet.

Cyclone Cinema: Jungle Cruise

Nov 12, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Dr. Lily Houghton enlists the aid of wisecracking skipper Frank Wolff to take her down the Amazon in his ramshackle boat. Together, they search for an ancient tree that holds the power to heal -- a discovery that will change the future of medicine.

Opera: Street Scene

Nov 12, 2021

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$25

Theatre Arts, performances

Youthful desire, forbidden love, and brutal vengeance simmer to an explosion in the diverse melting pot of a 1940s New York City tenement. As the heat of the day builds, a family is pushed to an eruption that changes the community forever. Soaring operatic arias and duets rub shoulders with jazz and the jitterbug. Contains adult content and language.

Piano Studio Recital

Nov 12, 2021

7:30 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Simon Estes Music Hall

Music Department Arts, performances

An evening of music featuring Dr. Mei Hsuan Huang's piano studio.

Saturday, 13 Nov 2021

Holiday Ornaments Art Day

Nov 13, 2021

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$12 for a set of 3/$20 family pack of 6

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Get in the holiday spirit by painting ornaments with us! There are 15 bisque designs to choose from - our favorites include a camper for the outdoorsy, the cactus for the plant hoarder, and ugly sweaters for party people. To-go packs also available for an additional $2.

Lyrica Concert: Soundscape

Nov 13, 2021

4:30 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Simon Estes Music Hall

$5

Music Department Arts, performances

An afternoon of music featuring the ISU Lyrica treble voice ensemble. Attendance limited to 200 people; masks are encouraged.

Cyclone Cinema: Jungle Cruise

Nov 13, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Dr. Lily Houghton enlists the aid of wisecracking skipper Frank Wolff to take her down the Amazon in his ramshackle boat. Together, they search for an ancient tree that holds the power to heal -- a discovery that will change the future of medicine.

Opera: Street Scene

Nov 13, 2021

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$25

Theatre Arts, performances

Youthful desire, forbidden love, and brutal vengeance simmer to an explosion in the diverse melting pot of a 1940s New York City tenement. As the heat of the day builds, a family is pushed to an eruption that changes the community forever. Soaring operatic arias and duets rub shoulders with jazz and the jitterbug. Contains adult content and language.

Concert: The Wrecks

Nov 13, 2021

8:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$16-$20

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

For Los Angeles-based band The Wrecks, perfection is possible. They've been refining their alt-rock sound for years, but finally now have a debut record to show for it. They released their debut album, Infinitely Ordinary, to great acclaim in May of 2020, with MTV calling the record "A Masterpiece." Best known for their popular single "Favorite Liar," which received significant airplay nationwide and charted in the top 40 on alternative radio.

Sunday, 14 Nov 2021

Opera: Street Scene

Nov 14, 2021

2:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$25

Theatre Arts, performances

Youthful desire, forbidden love, and brutal vengeance simmer to an explosion in the diverse melting pot of a 1940s New York City tenement. As the heat of the day builds, a family is pushed to an eruption that changes the community forever. Soaring operatic arias and duets rub shoulders with jazz and the jitterbug. Contains adult content and language.