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Thursday, 14 Nov 2019

Performance: The Avett Brothers

Nov 14, 2019

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$49.50 - $89

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The Avett Brothers made mainstream waves with their 2009 major label debut, I and Love and You, landing at No. 16 on the Billboard Top 200 and garnering critical acclaim. In 2012 they saw The Carpenter hit No. 4 on the Billboard Top 200 followed by Magpie and the Dandelion (2013) which debuted at No. 5 on Billboard's Top 200. The band appeared twice on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

SUB Comedy Night w/ Ian Edwards

Nov 14, 2019

9:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Ian Edwards is a British Jamaican / American stand-up comedian, actor and writer. He has appeared on Conan, @Midnight, Huffington Post Live and more. Some of his recent writing works include being Co-Producer on Friends From Collage on Netflix, Co-Producer on Crashing HBO and other well-known TV series.

Friday, 15 Nov 2019

Paint Your Own Pottery: Let it Snow!

Nov 15, 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

Baby, it's cold outside! Warm up with a snowman mug, adorn with ornaments and embrace the season with reindeer and other woodland friends. 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.

Band Extravaganza

Nov 15, 2019

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$10.00 adults; $5.00 students. Tickets available at the Stephens Auditorium box office

Music Department Arts, performances

ISU Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble I, Symphonic Band, Concert Band and the Cyclone Marching Band.

Saturday, 16 Nov 2019

ISU Opera Studio

Nov 16, 2019

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital, Music Building

$5 - tickets at the door

Music Department Arts, performances

ISU Opera students

Sunday, 17 Nov 2019

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Nov 17, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$10

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Eric Carle's books create a lasting impression on children all over the world whether writing about a brown bear, a quiet cricket, or even a hungry caterpillar, his stories instill happiness in people of all ages. Audiences will be enthralled as Little Cloud floats across the stage, the Mixed-Up Chameleon goes on an adventure to the zoo, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar nibbles through the scenes.

Argentine Tango Lessons

Nov 17, 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.

Monday, 18 Nov 2019

The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favorites

Nov 18, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Three beloved stories by Eric Carle are retold on stage through the magic of black light and fanciful puppets. The Very Hungry Caterpillar eats his way through an amazing variety of foods on his path to becoming a beautiful butterfly. Little Cloud playfully transforms himself into various creatures, and The Mixed-Up Chameleon, bored with his life, attempts to emulate the animals he sees at the zoo before he realizes the value in his unique self.

Monday Monologues series

Nov 18, 2019

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"The World Made New," poetry readings by students, curated by Deb Marquart, ISU creative writing and environment. Poetry students will demonstrate how the act of writing poetry involves thoughtful work such as remembering, digging, observing, exploring, describing and imagining. Hear how the poem arrives on the page with new insights, offering in its language and imagery new ways of seeing and knowing.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favorites

Nov 18, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Three beloved stories by Eric Carle are retold on stage through the magic of black light and fanciful puppets. The Very Hungry Caterpillar eats his way through an amazing variety of foods on his path to becoming a beautiful butterfly. Little Cloud playfully transforms himself into various creatures, and The Mixed-Up Chameleon, bored with his life, attempts to emulate the animals he sees at the zoo before he realizes the value in his unique self.

ISU Jazz Ensembles I

Nov 18, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5 adult & students tickets sold at the door.

Music Department Arts, performances

James Bovinette, Director of Jazz 1

Tuesday, 19 Nov 2019

Piano Studio Concert

Nov 19, 2019

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Piano students of Mei-Hsuan Huang

Wednesday, 20 Nov 2019

String Studio Recital

Nov 20, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

Students of George Work perform.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Nov 20, 2019

9:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$1 at the door

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

This group is great for those who love the improv comedy humor of their fellow college students and can't get enough of location, occupation, means of death.

Sunday, 24 Nov 2019

Family Sunday @ the Brunnier

Nov 24, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity

Reading and book signing of the "Chica" childrens book with author, musician and art collector Karen Duncan.

Argentine Tango Lessons

Nov 24, 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.