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04/16/2014 - ?Django Unchained? Panel Discussion

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Tue, 2014-04-15 20:00
Wednesday, April 16 6:30 p.m. ? 7:30 p.m. Michaelson 126 Free Pizza & Drinks Free & open to the public Set two years before the Civil war, ?Django Unchained? follows the story of a slave turned bounty hunter as he sets out to rescue his wife from a cruel plantation owner. Join a live panel of CWU staff and faculty as they discuss the film and its controversial inclusion of racial politics. For more information contact the Center for Diversity and Social Justice at 509-963-2127 or diversity@cwu.edu.

04/16/2014 - An Evening with King 5 Sports Anchor Paul Silvi

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Tue, 2014-04-15 20:00
He?s been a part of the Seattle sports scene for over a decade and now King 5 sports anchor Paul Silvi is coming to CWU. Silvi will be sharing details of his journey to King 5 on Wednesday, April 16 at 7 p.m. in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Theatre. This event is free and open to the public. The host of ?Northwest Sports Tonight? and ?The High School Sports Blitz,? Silvi has been accredited for his excellence in sports journalism, receiving several Associate Press awards for Best Sportscast. This is a great opportunity for those interested in a career in sports and/or broadcasting to receive first-hand advice from a man who is nationally respected for his work in the field. Those in attendance will receive a glimpse inside Silvi?s road to the top and gain a better understanding of the work required to make it. For more information please contact Joey Race, Campus Activities student programmer, at 509-963-1450 or RaceJ@cwu.edu.

04/16/2014 - YouTube Comedy Series brings the laughs

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Tue, 2014-04-15 20:00
Campus Activities is going viral with its YouTube Comedy Series every Wednesday, throughout the month of April and into the start of May, beginning at 8 p.m. in the Student Union and Recreation (SURC) Pit. Admission is free and open to the public. Each night will feature a different them with two hours of the funniest YouTube videos. Themes include: April 16: Sports April 23: Animals April 30: Celebrities and music May 7: Throwback comedians and all time classics Students with suggestions for videos may post the link to the Campus Activities Facebook page. For more information contact Ashley Stubbs, Campus Activities student programmer, at 509-963-1450.

04/02/2014 - Open Clay Studio

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Mon, 2014-04-14 20:00
These sessions are great for developing practice, tackling issues and getting answers to questions. Some experience in ceramics is helpful. Seth Charles will be on hand to assist and answer questions. Use your Gallery One ceramic punch card for these sessions. Free to students enrolled in spring ceramic classes.

04/15/2014 - CWU Tea at 3 Speakers Series: Dr. Terry Alkire

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Mon, 2014-04-14 20:00
The CWU Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE) will host "Tea at 3," an afternoon speaker series featuring CWU faculty and staff who bring a wealth of inspiration and experience. Presentations will be in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit and are free and open to the public. CWU International Business and Management lecturer Dr. Terry Alkire will kick off the series Tuesday, April 15 covering his journey and experiences studying in Switzerland, Germany and France. A former global executive with over twenty years of international business experience under his belt, Alkire is sure to provide audiences with a plethora of worldly knowledge and advice. "Tea at 3" provides attendees the opportunity to learn from personal experiences of prominent members of the Central and Ellensburg communities as they share their personal stories and journeys. For more information contact the CLCE at 509-963-2187 or clce@cwu.edu.

04/15/2014 - ?Django Unchained? Film Screening

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Mon, 2014-04-14 20:00
Tuesday, April 15 at 6 p.m. Black Hall 151 Free & open to the public Set in the South two years before the Civil War, ?Django Unchained? stars Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx as Django, a slave whose brutal history with his former owners lands him face-to-face with German-born bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz (Christoph Waltz). Schultz is on the trail of the murderous Brittle brothers, and only Django can lead him to his bounty. There will be a live panel discussion Wednesday, April 16 from at 6:30 p.m. in Black Hall 151 covering the films controversial inclusion of racial politics. For more information contact the Center for Diversity and Social Justice at 509-963-2127 or diversity@cwu.edu.

04/15/2014 - Tired of Renting? Own your own Home

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Sun, 2014-04-13 20:00
Affordable Community Land trust invites you to attend a FREE Informational meeting Tuesday, April 15, 2014 from 5:30 -6:00 pm at 518 N. Pine Street , Ste 102.  You will gain information on the home that is for sale.  1200 square ft., 3 bedrooms and 2 baths.  The home is located at 611 S. Ruby Street.
KYVCLT First- Time Homebuyers....We strive to build stability for single parent families, one income households who are supporting loved ones, grandparents raising their grandchildren, and dual income families who are struggling to survive until their next paycheck.

04/15/2014 - The Yarn Spinners Storytelling Club

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Sun, 2014-04-13 20:00
The Yarn Spinners, a Story Telling Club

Spin a Yarn, Tell a Tale or Stretch the Truth.
Hal Holmes Center
209 N Ruby
Join us to learn, practice and share stories of all kinds or just listen.
Free! Ages 10 & up, ages 10-15 must be accompanied  by an adult.

February 4th 6-7pm
March 18th 6-7pm
April 8th 6-7pm
April 15th 6:30m-7:30pm

For more information contact:
Elaine Bleggi at 962-6347

Co-sponsored by the Ellensburg Public Library 

04/15/2014 - Lion Rock Visiting Writers Series at CWU: Fiction Writer Donna Miscolta

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Sun, 2014-04-13 20:00
The Lion Rock Visiting Writers Series at CWU kicks off this spring with fiction writer Donna Miscolta, a Seattle based writer of Filipino and Mexican descent. Miscolta weaves her heritage through her work, including her first book, When the de La Cruz Family Danced, which Signal 8 Press published in 2011. From publishing her fiction and essays in Seattle Magazine, Calyx and New Millennium Writing, to receiving grants from Artist Trust and 4Culture, Miscolta has garnered praise for her work and a reputation for excellent story telling. Join Miscolta for her reading Tuesday, April 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Theatre. Books will be on sale at the event courtesy of the Wildcat Shop. Admission is free and open to the public. This event is sponsored by the CWU English Department, the CWU College of Arts and Humanities, Karen Gookin, the Wildcat Shop and the CWU Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies (CLLAS). For more information please contact Katharine Whitcomb at 509-963-1530 or whitcomk@cwu.edu.

04/17/2014 - 2014 Community Wellness Fair -

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Sun, 2014-04-13 20:00
2014 Community Wellness Fair - At Rosewood in their event center.  There will be health screenings, food and exercise demonstrations, giveaways,and  much more 

04/14/2014 - Monday Movie Madness Presents: Lone Survivor

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Sat, 2014-04-12 20:00
Where: SURC Theatre Price: Free for CWU students with ID, $3 general admission Time: 7 & 9:30 p.m. Closed Captioning Available, please contact Event Support staff or arrive 30 minutes prior to screening for assistance.  Contact: Emily Meyer, Campus Activities student programmer, 509-963-1450 or meyerem@cwu.edu Marcus Luttrell (Mark Wahlberg) and his team set out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, in late June 2005. Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare.

04/15/2014 - Visiting Ceramic Artist - Saya Moriyasu

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Sat, 2014-04-12 20:00
Saya Moriyasu of Seattle will be in residence at the Gallery One ceramic studio making art during gallery hours. We invite you to come and meet her and watch her create her work. Find out more about the artist at: www.sayamoriyasu.com

04/14/2014 - CWU Student Union Hosts Open House

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Fri, 2014-04-11 20:00
Whether planning a meeting, conference or private event, the CWU Student Union building has a variety of spaces available to rent and is perfect for any program. To showcase all the building has to offer, Student Union Operations and CWU Catering will host an open house Monday, April 14 from 9 to 11 a.m. highlighting the Theatre, room 137 A&B and the Ballroom, which are always popular rentals and have been recently upgraded. This event is free, and everyone is welcome to attend. Attendees can check out the new lighting equipment, screens and all the areas of the Student Union building available for rental. CWU Catering will provide free refreshments and present the possible dishes attendees could have at their future events. Student Union Operations staff will be on hand to answer questions and help make any vision for an event into a reality. This is the perfect opportunity for attendees to guarantee the success of their next events. For more information please contact Student Union Operations at 509-963-1321 or schedule@cwu.edu.

04/14/2014 - Monday Movie Madness Presents: Lone Survivor

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Fri, 2014-04-11 20:00
Where: SURC Theatre Price: Free for CWU students with ID, $3 general admission Time: 7 & 9:30 p.m. Closed Captioning Available, please contact Event Support staff or arrive 30 minutes prior to screening for assistance.  Contact: Emily Meyer, Campus Activities student programmer, 509-963-1450 or meyerem@cwu.edu Marcus Luttrell (Mark Wahlberg) and his team set out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, in late June 2005. Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare.

04/12/2014 - Rodeo City Rollergirls Bout

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Thu, 2014-04-10 20:00
Rodeo City Rollergirls vs. Lilac City Roller Derby

04/12/2014 - CWU Brooks Library 1st Annual Gala

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Thu, 2014-04-10 20:00
Please join us at the Brooks Library on Saturday,  April 12, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm, for our 1st Annual Gala and Silent Auction.  The evening will feature entertainment by local musicians and artists, poetry and dramatic readings by CWU faculty and students, and dancing.  Proceeds will fund the acquisition of research books and subscriptions.  Tickets will be available March 1 at the SURC Ticket Office, 509-963-1429 or online at http://www.cwu.edu/tickets/.  In advance $10.00 - CWU Students, $20.00per person or $35.00 per couple; at the door $10.00 CWU Students, $25.00 per person or $40.00 per couple.

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