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What is featured?

Thursday, 03 Oct 2019

Performance: Blue Ridge Trombone Quartet

Oct 03, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

The Blue Ridge Trombone Quartet is a professional chamber ensemble dedicated to the performance of music composed and arranged for trombone quartet.

Performance: Dane Cook

Oct 03, 2019

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$39.50-$59.50

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

"Tell It Like It Is," Dane Cook, stand-up comedian and actor.

Friday, 04 Oct 2019

Performance: Hikaru

Oct 04, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances Diversity

Explore Japanese folk music through Hikaru's magical melodies and striking rhythms. Ensemble leader Nobuto Yamanaka brings together the distinctive three-string Tsugaro shamisen, powerful taiko drums, Japanese flute, songs and dance in a stunning performance that will carry you to the soaring mountains and rugged seas of Japan.

Brown Bag Series: American Sign Language

Oct 04, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

World Languages and Cultures Department Diversity Meetings, receptions

"Brown Bag American Sign Language: Deaf Culture and Language," training for employees and community members interested in learning basic signs and more about deaf culture. You do not need to attend every session in order to learn from this series. Bring your lunch and an open mind for this interactive course.

Susan Chrysler White and Kathleen Edwards in Conversation

Oct 04, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Room 2019, Morrill Hall

University Museums Arts, performances

Join artist Susan Chrysler White and guest curator Kathleen Edwards as they talk about the evolution of Chrysler White's artwork, the exhibition Force of Nature: The Art of Susan Chrysler White.

Working with IACUC protocols using a-Tune

Oct 04, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2310 Kildee

free

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian, and Laboratory Animal Resources are offering software training for researchers who submit IACUC or IBC protocols. Participants will learn how to navigate the electronic protocol submission system, A-tune. Training topics will include creating and submitting a protocol, and, for animal users of LAR, how to order animals and manage animal records.

Men's basketball open practice

Oct 04, 2019

3:45 PM

Hilton Coliseum

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State head basketball coach Steve Prohm will be mic'd up as the men's basketball during an open practice to give Cyclone Nation an inside look at the 2019-20 team. An autograph session will follow at 5 p.m. on the south side of the outer concourse.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Old McDonald's Farm

Oct 04, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4 studio fee + cost of bisque, Public $5 studio fee + cost of bisque

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

For those that love moos, clucks, oinks, neighs, meows, barks, and squawks. We will show you the basics of painting your piece and fire it within a week. Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select. Drop off but give yourself an hour.

Cyclone Cinema: Crawl

Oct 04, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

During a massive hurricane, Haley ignores the evacuation to search for her missing father. They endure the storm as well as a pack of alligators.

Performance: Hikaru

Oct 04, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$10

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Japanese musicians Hikaru performance for all ages.

Performance: Climate Change Theatre Action

Oct 04, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Fisher Theater

Donations accepted

Theatre Arts, performances Live Green

"Climate Change Theatre Action: Lighting the Way," a series of short plays written by international playwrights to support the UN Climate Change Conference. These stories bring science to life and encourage us to work toward a sustainable future together. ISU's CCTA focuses on sharing knowledge, discovering hope and creating community as the best ways to face growing environmental crises.

Performance: ISU Wind Ensemble

Oct 04, 2019

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5

Music Department Arts, performances

The ISU Wind Ensemble features sixty of the finest student wind and percussion players on the Iowa State campus. They often feature renowned guest conductors, composers and soloists. Students are directed by Dr. Michael Golemo. The Wind Ensemble has toured Europe seven times since 2003, and plans to tour Asia in May, 2020.

ISU AfterDark

Oct 04, 2019

9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

MU

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Come to ISU AfterDark for a fun night of games and free food! Bingo and the photobooth are all night, and the ThinkFast Gameshow starts at 10 p.m. in the Campanile Room. Free Panda Express starts at 10 p.m.

ISU AfterDark: Lovelytheband

Oct 04, 2019

9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Lovelytheband is an American indie pop band that formed in 2016 in Los Angeles. The band is most known for their single "Broken" which charted on several US Billboard charts.

Saturday, 05 Oct 2019

Cyclone Central Tailgate

Oct 05, 2019

8:00 AM

Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Special events

Cyclones everywhere are invited to celebrate at the Alumni Center before every home football game. Enjoy giveaways, shopping, refreshments, marching band performances, Cy and spirit squad appearances, and entertainment for all ages. Doors open 3 hours prior to kick-off and end 30 minutes prior to kickoff. Catered meal available for an additional charge.

Football

Oct 05, 2019

11:00 AM

Jack Trice Stadium

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. TCU. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Alla Prima Oil Painting Workshop

Oct 05, 2019

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: $30 Public: $40

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Sara Merritt Wet-on-wet, or alla prima (Italian, meaning at first attempt) painting is a technique in which layers of wet paint are applied to previous layers of wet paint, resulting in vibrant works. NOT a beginner's class. Must have prior painting knowledge such as brush work and color mixing. Bring an image to work from, an apron/paint clothes, and a bag. A canvas and all other supplies (brushes, tools and oil paint colors) will be provided.

Concert: Written in Britain and Ireland

Oct 05, 2019

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall (Music Hall Room 140)

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

Miriam Zach ISU Organ Faculty; Stephen Smith, organist; Nolan Brown, baritone

Cyclone Cinema: Crawl

Oct 05, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

During a massive hurricane, Haley ignores the evacuation to search for her missing father. They endure the storm as well as a pack of alligators.

Performance: Climate Change Theatre Action

Oct 05, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Fisher Theater

Donations accepted

Theatre Arts, performances Live Green

"Climate Change Theatre Action: Lighting the Way," a series of short plays written by international playwrights to support the UN Climate Change Conference. These stories bring science to life and encourage us to work toward a sustainable future together. ISU's CCTA focuses on sharing knowledge, discovering hope and creating community as the best ways to face growing environmental crises.

Sunday, 06 Oct 2019

Free Admission: Reiman Gardens

Oct 06, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

free

Reiman Gardens

We're celebrating the last day of the interactive exhibit, "Nature of the Game."

Women's basketball open practice

Oct 06, 2019

12:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State head basketball coach Bill Fennelly will be mic'd up as the women's basketball during an open practice to give Cyclone Nation an inside look at the 2019-20 team. An autograph session will follow at 2 p.m. on the south side of the outer concourse.

Performance: Climate Change Theatre Action

Oct 06, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Fisher Theater

Donations accepted

Theatre Arts, performances Live Green

"Climate Change Theatre Action: Lighting the Way," a series of short plays written by international playwrights to support the UN Climate Change Conference. These stories bring science to life and encourage us to work toward a sustainable future together. ISU's CCTA focuses on sharing knowledge, discovering hope and creating community as the best ways to face growing environmental crises.

Soccer vs. TCU

Oct 06, 2019

1:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Soccer: Iowa State vs. TCU

Panel discussion: Women Tell the Stories of Climate Change

Oct 06, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

004 Scheman Building

$0

Live Green Lectures Live Green

ISU Theatre presents "Leading the Way: Women Tell the Stories of Climate Change." Community. Hope. Action. Engage with your community on climate change and sustainability issues during a panel discussion with scholars and guest artists, as part of ISU Theatre's year-long symposium series "Heroic: Gender Equity in the Arts."

Argentine Tango Lessons

Oct 06, 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.

Cyclone Cinema: Crawl

Oct 06, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

During a massive hurricane, Haley ignores the evacuation to search for her missing father. They endure the storm as well as a pack of alligators.

Monday, 07 Oct 2019

Walk-In Craft: True Colors

Oct 07, 2019

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$4

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQIA awareness day observed on October 11. Celebrate with us by making a rainbow garland using colors from the flag with which you identify, including Allies. Whether you identify as LGBTQIA or an Ally, we welcome you at The Workspace because we believe that coming out matters. Information about the Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success at Iowa State as well as community resources will be available.

Discuss Published Education Research in Your Discipline (DBER Journal Club)

Oct 07, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

2015 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

How do students learn best in your discipline? Where can you publish the way you solved instructional problems? You are invited to share and discuss DBER journal articles, seek feedback as you begin designing your own educational research projects, and form collaborations with participants from other disciplines.

Manipulating Light Flow with 2D Materials Plasmons

Oct 07, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Phys 0005

Colloquium

Dr. Tony Low, University of Minnesota