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Wednesday, 11 Oct 2017

Rainbow Necklaces for Coming Out Week

Oct 11, 2017

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings.

Artful Yoga

Oct 11, 2017

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

This practice will enrich your yoga experience by going beyond the physical and inviting an artistic perspective to your awareness. Please arrive a few minutes early for a brief discussion of the current exhibition with a yoga twist. The practice will begin at 5:30. No yoga experience is necessary, but please bring your own mat. Free, but online registration required. Sponsored by University Museums and Rec. Services.

Auditions: A Christmas Carol

Oct 11, 2017

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Fisher Theater Lobby

Theatre Arts, performances

This show has a large cast and there are many roles available! Come to 0310 Carver Hall to obtain audition materials, sign up to audition, or borrow a copy of the script. Performance dates will be December 1-10. E-mail jfcox@iastate.edu with questions.

ISU Jazz Ensembles I & II

Oct 11, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5 Tickets sold at the door.

Music Department Arts, performances

James Bovinette is director of Jazz I Ensemble. Michael Giles is director Jazz II Ensemble.

Concert: Dustin Lynch

Oct 11, 2017

8:00 PM

Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center

$25-$35

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Dustin Lynch is an American country music singer and songwriter, signed to Broken Bow Records. Lynch has released two albums for the label: a self-titled album in 2012, and Where It's At two years later. He has also released eight singles, of which four have reached the No. 1 position on Country Airplay.

Concert: together PANGEA

Oct 11, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

together PANGEA is an American rock band from Santa Clarita, California that is based out of Los Angeles. Opening acts for the band include Tall Juan and Daddy Issues.

Thursday, 12 Oct 2017

Rainbow Necklaces for Coming Out Week

Oct 12, 2017

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings.

Galaxy Scarf Workshop

Oct 12, 2017

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $28, Public $38- (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Recreate beautiful swirls of color, mystical fog and luminous stars found in nebulas on a cotton scarf.

Children's Auditions: A Christmas Carol

Oct 12, 2017

7:00 PM

Fisher Theater Lobby

Theatre Arts, performances

12 roles available including Cratchit children, party guests, and Scrooge as a boy. Performance dates will be December 1-3 and 8-10. E-mail jfcox@iastate.edu with questions.

ISU Jazz Combos

Oct 12, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

free

Music Department Arts, performances

These are student-led small jazz groups. These groups feature some of the most gifted non-major musicians the university has to offer, and are under the tutelage of Michael Giles.

Concert: Lumbard, Lloyd & Nye

Oct 12, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$10

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Guitarist and singer Rob Lumbard, Ricky Nye, one of the world's top boogie woogie pianoists and Nick Lloyd on double bass get together to put on a fantastic blues show.

Friday, 13 Oct 2017

Rainbow Necklaces for Coming Out Week

Oct 13, 2017

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Bubble Painting

Oct 13, 2017

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Sort of like blowing bubbles when you were a kid, but we do it with a straw and paint. The popped bubbles show up become more vibrant during firing and make interesting patterns.

Artist's Reception: "Headspace" exhibit

Oct 13, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Student activities

Using a variety of drawing and painting media,Meghan Flynn explores human idiosyncrasies and interpersonal relationships by portraying fragility, anxiety, identity, beauty, idealization, love, loss and depression.

Saturday, 14 Oct 2017

Glass Beads Intensive Workshop

Oct 14, 2017

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $47, Public $57- (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to create colorful glass beads by heating and shaping glass with a torch - yes, we get to work with fire!

Rainbow Necklaces for Coming Out Week

Oct 14, 2017

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings.

ISU Symphonic Band and ISU Concert Band

Oct 14, 2017

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Ames City Auditorium

$7/$5 Tickets available day of concert.

Music Department Arts, performances

The Symphonic Band is an 80-member ensemble that explores traditional as well as contemporary works by composers such as Percy Grainger, Malcolm Arnold, Gustav Holst, Ralph Vaughan Williams, and Leonard Bernstein. The Concert Band performs a variety of rich literature and approximately 100 students take part in this group.

Sunday, 15 Oct 2017

Lyrica Women's Choir

Oct 15, 2017

3:00 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.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Oct 15, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Monday, 16 Oct 2017

Artwork Drop-off for Studies in Creativity Student Juried Exhibit

Oct 16, 2017

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

ISU Students are invited to submit artwork for consideration for the Studies in Creativity Exhibit. Students of any major can drop off up to 3 artworks in any media. Chosen artwork will be on display in the Gallery October 19 - December 11.

Sugar Skull Embroidery Workshop

Oct 16, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $25, Public $35- (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Choose from several patterns and personalize with your color choices. Those new to stitching will learn the basic embroidery stitches. If you know the basics, try some fancy stitches to add to your repertoire.

Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017

Purple Rain Paisley Doodles

Oct 18, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Everyone doodles, whether you draw during meetings, or set aside time with a pencil and paper, but it gets even better when listening to the Purple Rain album! Learn the lines and shapes that make up paisley patterns, the namesake of Prince's legendary creative complex - Paisley Park.

The Making of Campus Art

Oct 18, 2017

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Geoffrey Residence Hall

Free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity Special events Student activities

An internship sponsored by the Department of Residence allowed Evan Harrison, Senior in Architecture, the opportunity to travel to New York City and work in the studio of internationally acclaimed artist Mickalene Thomas on the recently installed Geoffroy Residence Hall mural. Evan will share about his internship experience through pictures, stories, and revealing what it takes to make campus public art. Two sessions are available, 7pm and 8pm.

The Making of Campus Art

Oct 18, 2017

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Geoffroy Residence Hall

University Museums Academic calendar Arts, performances Lectures Student activities

An internship sponsored by the Department of Residence allowed Evan Harrison, Senior in Architecture, the opportunity to travel to New York City and work in the studio of internationally acclaimed artist Mickalene Thomas on the recently installed Geoffroy Residence Hall mural. Evan will share about his internship experience through pictures, stories, and revealing what it takes to make campus public art. Two sessions are available, 7pm and 8pm.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Oct 18, 2017

10:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Thursday, 19 Oct 2017

Studies in Creativity Student Juried Exhibit

Oct 19, 2017

All day

Gallery at the Iowa State Memorial Union

free

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

Artwork by student artists is on display in the Gallery from October 19 to December 11. The Gallery is also a meeting room, so for open viewing times give us a call.

Casting Metal Class

Oct 19, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $58, Public $68- (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to both hand-carve and mold forms that will be cast in brass. Final pieces can be pendants, pins or miniatures.

Concert: Flutist Anthony Trionfo

Oct 19, 2017

7:30 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$15 ($5 for youth and ISU students)

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Praised for his "spellbinding" performances with "authoritative intellect" by the Santa Barbara Voice after his performance of the Jolivet Concerto with the Music Academy of the West Festival Orchestra, young flutist Anthony Trionfo will make his recital debuts on the Young Concert Artists Series at the Kennedy Center as well as in New York City's Merkin Concert Hall in Spring 2018.

SUB Comedy Night: Amanda Seales

Oct 19, 2017

9:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Formerly known by her stage name Amanda Diva, Amanda Seales is a comedian, actress, DJ, recording artist and radio personality. Aside from her solo career, she was also a touring member of the musical group Floetry.

Friday, 20 Oct 2017

Paint Your Own Pottery: Cardinal & Gold Night

Oct 20, 2017

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

It's Family Weekend! We welcome parents and siblings of Iowa Staters, as well as our regular community crowd. We love the Cyclones and may her colors ever fly.