CWUUniversity CalendarUniversity Calendarhttp://www.cwu.edu/student-union/calendaren-usDia de los Muertos Celebrationhttp://www.cwu.edu/student-union/dia-de-los-muertos-celebrationThursday, October 30Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:00:00Entertainment,Student Life,New Students<p>CWU hosts Dia de los Muertos celebrations Oct. 30<br>Thursday, Oct. 30<br>6 to 9 p.m.<br>SURC room 137 A&amp;B<br>Free, open to the public<br><br>Halloween may be known as a day for fun costumes and candy, but it also coincides with Dia de los Muertos, or “Day of the Dead,” a day to honor the lives of those who have passed. Join the CWU Center for Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ) for Dia de los Muertos celebrations Thursday, Oct. 30 from 6 to 9 p.m. in CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) room 137 A&amp;B.<br><br>As part of the celebrations, Professor Jason Dormady will give a speech on the importance and cultural significance of Dia de los Muertos. There will also be sugar skull decorating, Mexican folkloric dancing, poetry reading, face painting and live music. There will be prayer altars in the Museum of Culture and Environment and the Randall Hall art display from Wednesday, Oct. 29 through Friday, Oct. 31. Participation in all Dia de los Muertos events is free, and everyone is invited to attend.<br><br>For more information, please contact Jamese Johnson, CDSJ, at 509-963-2229 or jamesej@cwu.edu.</p>Wednesday, October 221414014313Open Mic Nighthttp://www.cwu.edu/student-union/open-mic-night-3Thursday, October 30Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:30:00Entertainment,Student Life<p>Are you a singer or musician? Do you think you have what it takes to be a comedian, or have you written poetry you’d like to share with a live audience? Show off your talents at Open Mic Night Thursday, DATE in the CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit. Sign ups begin at 7:30 p.m. and performances begin at 8 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.<br><br>For more information contact Campus Activities at 509-963-1450 or Drummond@cwu.edu.</p>Tuesday, October 71412710345Open Mic Nighthttp://www.cwu.edu/student-union/open-mic-night-4Thursday, November 6Thu, 06 Nov 2014 19:30:00Entertainment,Student Life<p>Are you a singer or musician? Do you think you have what it takes to be a comedian, or have you written poetry you’d like to share with a live audience? Show off your talents at Open Mic Night Thursday, DATE in the CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit. Sign ups begin at 7:30 p.m. and performances begin at 8 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.<br><br>For more information contact Campus Activities at 509-963-1450 or Drummond@cwu.edu.</p>Tuesday, October 71412710373