WHO-TV, IA 04-19-07 VEISHEA Activities Continue in Ames April 19, 2007--Things are going to get a little loud today at Iowa State University, as the annual spring VEISHEA activities continue. Tonight at 5:00, local bands will compete in the final wildcard round of the Battle of the Bands. That takes place in the Maintenance Shop of the ISU Memorial Union. Also tonight, karaoke singers can test their vocal power with a live band backing them up. Interactive live karaoke will start at 6:30 on the central lawn of Frederiksen Court. Then tonight at 8:00, famous White House correspondent Helen Thomas is speaking at Great Hall in the Union. She's the keynote speaker for a "First Amendment Day" event.