Arts and events
Kick off your holidays with Elf the Musical
Elf the Musical, based on the 2003 New Line Cinema hit starring Will Ferrell, takes the Stephens Auditorium stage for a 7:30 p.m. performance on Nov. 15. Tickets, $24-$63 ($28-$45 for youth and students), are available at the Iowa State Center ticket office or through Ticketmaster.
Poet Rudy Francisco hits the M-Shop
Spoken word artist Rudy Francisco, who combines activism with poetry, will perform on campus Sunday, Nov. 16 (7:30 p.m., MU Maintenance Shop). Admission is free and seating is limited; arrive early. The winner of multiple national poetry slams, he currently co-hosts San Diego's largest poetry venue and headlines at spoken word events.
Come on down
The Price Is Right Live stops in Ames on Nov. 18 (7:30 p.m., Stephens). Contestants will have a chance to win prizes, including vacations, cars and appliances, during the live show. To register for a chance to play, stop at the registration area near the box office three hours prior to show time, or complete an online registration. Participants must be at least 18 years old. Tickets, $30-$49, are available at the Iowa State Center ticket office or through Ticketmaster.
China National Acrobats perform in Ames on Nov. 19
The whole family will enjoy the tumbling, spinning, dancing and death-defying feats of the China National Acrobats
when they stop in Ames on Nov. 19 (7:30 p.m., Stephens). More than 20 performers test the creative boundaries of the human body in a show that includes martial arts, acrobatics, illusion and more. Tickets, $20-$49 ($26 for youth and ISU students), are available at the Iowa State Center ticket office or through Ticketmaster
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