The Ames Community Theater (ACTORS) wrapped up its first week of performances for the hit musical “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.” Despite football games and cold weather that could have served as factors for decreased attendance, the small playhouse filled seats and pleased theater-goers with laughter, tears and more laughter. 

"My Hero Academia" came storming back into the lives of anime fans on October 12, after a grueling 378 days since the season three finale. Seasons one through three proved to fans in the United States that the popular Japanese anime was even better than the pages of the comic. With vibrant colors, breathtaking fight scenes and complex yet devastating backstories, the anime adaption of "My Hero Academia" has claimed the hearts of manga and comic book lovers around the world.

Midnight Flora, an indie rock band formed completely from Iowa State students, has been starting to make its mark in Ames. Officially forming in February, the band consists of six members who are pursuing their collective passion for music. 

The Tony and Grammy Award-winning Broadway production of “Beautiful — The Carole King Musical” will be performed Saturday at Stephens Auditorium. Through astounding storytelling and heartwarming musicality, the show tells the story of Carole King’s early life and revolutionary career as a singer and songwriter. 

Fans of folk rock can anticipate the return of the Denver-based group, Whitacre. The 13th stop of their 16-show tour is set to take place at the Maintenance Shop in the Memorial Union. Experimental indie artist and Ames native Tom Hummer is set to open the show.