Art Vongphakdy, senior in integrated studio arts, has been involved with graffiti since he was 14
The Memorial Union’s own multi-media arts studio, the Workspace, has released it’s schedule of fall classes and has resumed full hours for another semester of creativity.
Actors is Ames’ community theater
By Sarah Binder ames247 writer Sunday’s storms damaged the roof of the Octagon Center for the Arts. The downtown building dates to the beginning of the century. Phyllis Craig, membership and volunteer services director for the Octagon, said she estimated at least a couple of inches of water had seeped into the main gallery, the [...]
By Sarah Binder ames247 writer After finishing his degree in literary studies, Nate Logsdon had planned a career in academia — not music. Now, he operates the Ames Progressive, is a prominent member of several local bands and has his own booking and touring company for local artists. The catalyst was a chance meeting with [...]
The International Songwriting Competition is accepting entries for its 2010 competition. The 22 categories are open to amateur songwriters and professionals alike, but there is a category for unsigned artists.
By Sarah Binder ames247 writer Mallory Vance will be working her magic Friday in Orlando, Fla. The senior in economics wrote a Harry Potter themed musical, “The Final Battle,” based on the final 200 pages of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.” Vance co-wrote it with Lena Gabrielle, music major at Ithaca College in New [...]
By Sarah Binder ames247 writer After months of planning, permits and painting, Ames C.art’s Campustown mural is complete. “It feels really good. I’m just relieved that we were able to finish,” said Kristin Roach, creative director for Ames C.art, short for Ames Collaborative art. Roach said “Thinking of Ames” — the colorful, 80-by-12-foot work on [...]
Members of ISU Cyclone Football “Varsity” Marching Band [ISUCF"V"MB] were notified over the weekend that Matthew Smith, associate director of bands, had decided to leave Iowa State for another position.
Two Iowa musicians performed Tuesday for a live recording of the NPR show “From the Top” at Fisher Theater.