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Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014

Art Critique with Aaron Tinder

Sep 24, 2014

7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Free

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Share your artwork in a comfortable atmosphere. Our guest will be Aaron Tinder, whose mixed media paintings and photography are on display in the Pioneer Room. Bring up to 3 pieces of work in any media and get feedback and ideas from Tinder as well as other participants.

Concert: Steve Poltz

Sep 24, 2014

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$10 ISU Students | $12 public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Steve Poltz fronted the semi-legendary indie-rock band The Rugburns and is responsible for a critically lauded and impressively large body of work on his own, most recently the soundtrack for the acclaimed Sundance-screened documentary film, Running Wild - The Life of Dayton O. Hyde. He is quite possibly the most talented, and engaging, solo performer on this planet. That's what 250+ shows a year on three continents will do for you.

Thursday, 25 Sep 2014

Walk-In Craft: Stone Mandalas

Sep 25, 2014

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$2 per mandala

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace and make a painted stone mandala using simple geometric forms. Keep it as a talisman for yourself or give it to someone as a small but special gift.

Workshop: Capture a Lecture and/or "Flip" a Class with Panopto

Sep 25, 2014

3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

1230 Communications Building, Pammel Drive, Ames IA 50011

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Panopto offers a rich set of features for both faculty and students that allows classroom recordings and gives instructors the ability to create rich media resources right from their desks. You may use Pantopo to "flip" your classes so that passive learning (listening to lectures) is done online and active learning (solving problems) is done in class.

Picture Frames Class

Sep 25, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $38, Public $48 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to make custom wood frames for your artwork or photos. Practice by making a beautiful oak frame (up to 24") with plexi-glass in class. Take the Mat Cutting class first and finish your artwork like a pro!

After America in the Making: Women's Suffrage

Sep 25, 2014

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum

University Museums Arts, performances

N.C. Wyeth's America in the Making depicts twelve dramatic scenes taken from American history beginning with North American explorer Francisco Vasquez de Coronado and ending with Abraham Lincoln. But, what are some of the major American moments of the 20th and 21st centuries? This talk will be led by Amy Bix, Associate Professor of History, who will discuss the key faces and moments of the women's suffrage movement.

Cyclone Cinema: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Sep 25, 2014

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Friday, 26 Sep 2014

Add/drop deadline, first half courses: Fall 2014

Sep 26, 2014

All day

139 Durham

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to add/drop a first half-semester course without extenuating circumstances.

Designated Repeat Deadline

Sep 26, 2014

All day

139 Durham

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to file a Designation of Repeated Course form for a first half-semester course that is not an automatic designated repeat.

Pass/Not Pass Deadline, first half courses: Fall 2014

Sep 26, 2014

All day

139 Durham

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to change a first half-semester course to or from Pass/Not Pass. Courses changed to graded basis after Sept. 9 count toward total allowable P/NP credits used for graduation.

College of Design Bake Sale for United Way

Sep 26, 2014

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Foyer outside the Dean's Office, College of Design

College of Design Meetings, receptions

The College of Design will sell baked goods to raise money for this year's United Way of Story County campaign. All proceeds will go toward the college's $5,000 fundraising goal.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Mandala Painting

Sep 26, 2014

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5 (studio fee)

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Join us on Fridays evenings for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. Discover how circles, lines and dots can work together for patterning. Get inspiration by visiting the Tibetan Monks sand mandalas September 22-25 in the Main Lounge.

Cyclone Cinema: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Sep 26, 2014

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Dance social

Sep 26, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

196 Forker Building

free

Student Organizations Student activities

Free dance social hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. Singles welcome. Dress is casual; indoor shoes or socks are required.

ISU Symphony Orchestra

Sep 26, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5.00 adults; $2.00 students - Tickets sale at the door

Music Department Arts, performances

Jacob Harrison, conductor

Concert: Harold Lopez-Nussa

Sep 26, 2014

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$0 ISU Students | $10 public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

As a scion of an illustrious musical family, 31-year-old Cuban pianist Harold Lopez-Nussa is one of the brightest lights on Havana's thriving jazz scene. He gained international attention when he won top honors at the prestigious Montreux Jazz Piano Competition in 2005 and his albums and work since reveal a composer who has fully integrated his classical training and love of the jazz continuum with his Cuban roots.

Project Runway

Sep 26, 2014

9:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Themed garments created by student teams on Sept. 21 will be modeled and judged at this 10th annual event. Doors open at 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, 27 Sep 2014

Meaning in Body Language: An Introduction to Delsarte Principles Workshop

Sep 27, 2014

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $15, Public $20

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

An introduction to the most basic elements of body language through the Delsarte System of Expression. Developed 150 years ago, Delsarte is a powerful force in our understanding of human movement and expression. Learn how your own movement patterns may be limiting the expressive use of your entire body.

Delsarte: Dynamic Poses for the Camera Workshop

Sep 27, 2014

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $25, Public $30

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Explore Delsarte's ninefold accords of the face and positions of the legs. See how harmonic opposition in the body creates dynamic poses for the camera. Visual artists will discover that these tools can help them draw out the desired response from their subjects, while dancers, actors and models gain valuable insight to showcase their best for the camera. Please bring a hand mirror to class.

Cyclone Central Tailgate

Sep 27, 2014

4:20 PM

ISU Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Meetings, receptions

Fun for the whole family, regardless of the weather. Each tailgate features games, prizes, football action on the big screens, a marching band performance, a cash bar (Olde Main Brewing Company), and an optional catered meal by area vendors (preregistration required).

Cyclone Cinema: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Sep 27, 2014

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Football

Sep 27, 2014

7:20 PM

Jack Trice Stadium

$25-$65

Athletics Athletics

ISU vs. Baylor.

Sunday, 28 Sep 2014

Delsarte: The Laws of Expressive Motion Workshop

Sep 28, 2014

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $15, Public $20

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Delsarte studied principles of motion and dynamic physical expression as thoroughly as he had studied meaning in the body itself. Learn the principles of physics behind Delsate's Nine Laws of Gesture including altitude, force, motion, sequence, direction, form, reaction, velocity, and extension. These principles can empower your own communication, as well as enrich your work in music, dance, theater and any other depiction of movement art.

Delsarte: Creating a Character for Stage Workshop

Sep 28, 2014

2:45 PM - 5:45 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $25, Public $30

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This class will begin with a thorough Delsarte warm-up intended to awaken the body and its relationship to internal emotion, thought and impulse. As time allows, students may share a piece they are currently working on (dance, song, drawing, poem, scene, etc.) and Joe will explore the concept of developing a character for stage or presentation.

Concert: ISU Collage of Choirs

Sep 28, 2014

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

CY Stephens Auditorium

$10.00 adults; $5.00 students. Tickets available at the door or the Stephens Box Office.

Music Department Arts, performances

Each year well over 300 students take part in the ISU Collage of Choirs. Participants represent nearly all academic disciplines and majors.

Argentine Tango Practica (Class)

Sep 28, 2014

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

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 a different figure each week along with techniques for dancing better. From 5-7pm the dance floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie and working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time. Wear dancing shoes, smooth-soled shoes, or s

Cyclone Cinema: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Sep 28, 2014

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Monday, 29 Sep 2014

Statistics Seminar

Sep 29, 2014

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Morrill 2019

Free

Statistics Department Lectures

"How ISU Became World Data Mining Champs," Data Mining Cup Team*, Department of Statistics.

cancelled -Monday Organ Recital

Sep 29, 2014

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital, Music Building

no cost

Music Department Arts, performances

Short, informal organ recitals given by Dr. Ruth Harris and ISU Students.

Closets are for Clothes: Being LGBT in Black America

Sep 29, 2014

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Juan Battle heads the Social Justice Sexuality Initiative, a project exploring the lived experiences of Black, Latina/o, and Asian lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the United States and Puerto Rico.