December 22 MWA Eastern Wildlands Annual Meeting 7.00 - 9.00 pm Art House Cinema & Pub 109 N 30th St All members of the Eastern Wildlands Chapter and the public are invited to attend the Chapter's Annual Meeting on Monday, January 22nd, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Art House Cinema and Pub located at 109 North 30th Street in downtown Billings. The short film, How We See It: A Story of Apsaalooke Landscape, will be the primary feature of the evening’s program. In addition to the film there will be an election for leadership positions on the EWC board, a short award presentation, door prizes, and more! Beer, soda, and light snacks will be available for purchase. The meeting is open to the public as well as MWA members. Come celebrate what EWC accomplished last year, what we're looking forward to in 2018 and beyond, and meet fellow members. All are welcome to attend and encouraged to bring a friend! ABOUT THE FILM How We See It: A Story of Apsaalooke Landscape This 15-minute film was sponsored by several area organizations including the Eastern Wildlands Chapter of the Montana Wilderness Association and Humanities Montana. This unique film project is collaboratively directed and produced by Crow tribal members Aaron Brien and Darren Pretty On Top, both of whom are employed at Salish Kootenai College. Featured in the film are Hubert Burdick Dawes Two Leggings, Dan Old Elk, and Beverly Charges Strong Big Man, respected Crow elders, as well as Dr. Tim McCleary. December 23 Civil Conversation: Fake News Part II, One Year Later 7.00 - 8.30 pm Billings Public Library 510 N Broadway The first offering of the Civil Conversation series for 2018 returns to the topic of fake news. What have we learned about fake news since the 2016 election? What ramifications has it had on our society? How has social media changed the way it is disseminated? Experts including Billings Gazette editor Darrell Ehrlick, KTVQ digital media specialist Annie Heiser, and Dr Tim Lehman, professor of history at RMC will lead a lively discussion of these topics and more. Special Screening of Ballad of Lefty Brown, with special guests 7.15 - 10.15 pm Babcock Theatre 2810 2nd Ave N Tickets $8 Join us for a once and a lifetime chance to screen The Ballad of Lefty Brown, and meet the Director and Lead Actor. That's RIGHT! Jared Moshe and Bill Pullman will be at the Babcock for a special Q&A session after the film. We are so thankful to not only have a great movie that was filmed here in Montana (Ennis, to be exact), but actors and directors that love our Big Sky state. DO NOT miss it. December 24 Wise Wonders Wednesday 10.30 - 11.30 am Wise Wonders Children's Museum 110 N 29th St Join Miss Patti Wednesday, January 24th from 10:30am to 11:30 am to learn about the animals in the arctic! Roses are Red Canvas Class 6.00 - 9.00 pm Bitterroot Sip and Paint 1911 King Avenue West Suite 11 A fun step by step demonstrated class coupled with tasty wines, beer and mixed drinks! Class includes a 16x20 canvas, all the paint and supplies needed to complete the painting for only $35 To reserve your seats message us on Facebook, email us at brsipandpaint@gmail.com or call us at 406-318-9681 December 25 Game Night 5.30 - 7.00 pm This House of Books 224 N. Broadway A shared experience involving tabletop games, a chance to enjoy some tea or hot chocolate, an activity with face-to-face contact with real people, not screens! No cover charge. Art Auction 50 Reception 5.30 - 7.30 pm Yellowstone Art Museum 401 N 27th St The Yellowstone Art Museum is proud to host the longest-running and most diverse of the region’s art auctions. This event has opened the door between artists and collectors and has made Billings, Montana, an art-rich environment. Take part as we celebrate this milestone at both the exhibition opening on Thursday, January 25, 2018 and the main event on Saturday, March 3, 2018. The event will be held at the Yellowstone Art Museum located at 401 North 27th Street, Billings, Montana. The Annual Art Auction is the YAM’s most significant fundraising event, generating proceeds in support of exhibitions and educational programming for the entire year. Everyone is invited to an opening reception for the Art Auction 50 exhibition, which will be held on January 25, 2018 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The opening event will be the first chance to view this year’s Art Auction artwork selections from 131 artists from across the nation, including 110 Montana artists. There will be live music by Maddie Alpert, hors d’oeuvres and free admission for members. The exhibition will remain open for viewing and silent auction bidding until the event on March 3rd. Ceramics With Corinne! 6.00 - 8.00 pm Yellowstone Coffee and Canvas LLC. 2860 Old Hardin Rd, Ste E Learn to paint ceramics! Pieces start @ $15 December 26 MSU Billings Jazz Festival 2018 9.00 am - 9.00 pm MSU Billings 1500 University Dr The MSU Billings Jazz Festival will bring you Alex Iles this year, top Los Angeles session player and world-class jazz trombonist! Alumni of Maynard Ferguson, Harry Connick Jr., Big Phat Band, Woody Herman, Ray Charles, and movies like The Last Jedi, Spiderman, The Incredibles. Also featured will be Bob Bowman, Grammy winning bassist of Thad Jones and Freddie Hubbard, and Scott Jeppesen on sax: Stevie Wonder, Natalie Cole, Bobby McFerrin, Maria Schneider. Brennan Baglio, producer, world-travelled performer and leader of Groove for Thought providing vocal jazz clinics! Local and regional schools will be perform during the day at Cisel and Petro Theaters, peppered with artist clinics and performances. All are welcome, free of charge. Schedule will be posted when finalized. The evening concert will be in Petro Theatre, tickets $10 at the MSU Billings Music Dept. office, onsite at the concert, or online at www.msubillings.edu/jazz. Call 406-657-2350 with questions or for tix. Geek out jr. Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate events 6.30 - 8.00 pm Billings Public Library 510 N Broadway We will be celebrating our first Geek Out Jr. in the world of Lemony Snicket, A Series of Unfortunate Events. Although the books about the Baudelaire orphans are full of misery and woe, our party will not be. There will not be a disastrous fire, a deadly serpent, hungry leeches OR an enormous bird cage. Instead there will be fun, food, crafts, a scavenger hunt and the green screen. Join us Friday, January 26th at 6:30 in the Community Room, it's for your own good!
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January 22-26
December 22 MWA Eastern Wildlands Annual Meeting 7.00 - 9.00 pm Art House Cinema & Pub 109 N 30th St All members of the Eastern Wildlands Chapter and the public are invited to attend the Chapter's Annual Meeting on Monday, January 22nd, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Art House Cinema and Pub located at 109 North 30th Street in downtown Billings. The short film, How We See It: A Story of Apsaalooke Landscape, will be the primary feature of the evening’s program. In addition to the film there will be an election for leadership positions on the EWC board, a short award presentation, door prizes, and more! Beer, soda, and light snacks will be available for purchase. The meeting is open to the public as well as MWA members. Come celebrate what EWC accomplished last year, what we're looking forward to in 2018 and beyond, and meet fellow members. All are welcome to attend and encouraged to bring a friend! ABOUT THE FILM How We See It: A Story of Apsaalooke Landscape This 15-minute film was sponsored by several area organizations including the Eastern Wildlands Chapter of the Montana Wilderness Association and Humanities Montana. This unique film project is collaboratively directed and produced by Crow tribal members Aaron Brien and Darren Pretty On Top, both of whom are employed at Salish Kootenai College. Featured in the film are Hubert Burdick Dawes Two Leggings, Dan Old Elk, and Beverly Charges Strong Big Man, respected Crow elders, as well as Dr. Tim McCleary. December 23 Civil Conversation: Fake News Part II, One Year Later 7.00 - 8.30 pm Billings Public Library 510 N Broadway The first offering of the Civil Conversation series for 2018 returns to the topic of fake news. What have we learned about fake news since the 2016 election? What ramifications has it had on our society? How has social media changed the way it is disseminated? Experts including Billings Gazette editor Darrell Ehrlick, KTVQ digital media specialist Annie Heiser, and Dr Tim Lehman, professor of history at RMC will lead a lively discussion of these topics and more. Special Screening of Ballad of Lefty Brown, with special guests 7.15 - 10.15 pm Babcock Theatre 2810 2nd Ave N Tickets $8 Join us for a once and a lifetime chance to screen The Ballad of Lefty Brown, and meet the Director and Lead Actor. That's RIGHT! Jared Moshe and Bill Pullman will be at the Babcock for a special Q&A session after the film. We are so thankful to not only have a great movie that was filmed here in Montana (Ennis, to be exact), but actors and directors that love our Big Sky state. DO NOT miss it. December 24 Wise Wonders Wednesday 10.30 - 11.30 am Wise Wonders Children's Museum 110 N 29th St Join Miss Patti Wednesday, January 24th from 10:30am to 11:30 am to learn about the animals in the arctic! Roses are Red Canvas Class 6.00 - 9.00 pm Bitterroot Sip and Paint 1911 King Avenue West Suite 11 A fun step by step demonstrated class coupled with tasty wines, beer and mixed drinks! Class includes a 16x20 canvas, all the paint and supplies needed to complete the painting for only $35 To reserve your seats message us on Facebook, email us at brsipandpaint@gmail.com or call us at 406-318-9681 December 25 Game Night 5.30 - 7.00 pm This House of Books 224 N. Broadway A shared experience involving tabletop games, a chance to enjoy some tea or hot chocolate, an activity with face-to-face contact with real people, not screens! No cover charge. Art Auction 50 Reception 5.30 - 7.30 pm Yellowstone Art Museum 401 N 27th St The Yellowstone Art Museum is proud to host the longest-running and most diverse of the region’s art auctions. This event has opened the door between artists and collectors and has made Billings, Montana, an art-rich environment. Take part as we celebrate this milestone at both the exhibition opening on Thursday, January 25, 2018 and the main event on Saturday, March 3, 2018. The event will be held at the Yellowstone Art Museum located at 401 North 27th Street, Billings, Montana. The Annual Art Auction is the YAM’s most significant fundraising event, generating proceeds in support of exhibitions and educational programming for the entire year. Everyone is invited to an opening reception for the Art Auction 50 exhibition, which will be held on January 25, 2018 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The opening event will be the first chance to view this year’s Art Auction artwork selections from 131 artists from across the nation, including 110 Montana artists. There will be live music by Maddie Alpert, hors d’oeuvres and free admission for members. The exhibition will remain open for viewing and silent auction bidding until the event on March 3rd. Ceramics With Corinne! 6.00 - 8.00 pm Yellowstone Coffee and Canvas LLC. 2860 Old Hardin Rd, Ste E Learn to paint ceramics! Pieces start @ $15 December 26 MSU Billings Jazz Festival 2018 9.00 am - 9.00 pm MSU Billings 1500 University Dr The MSU Billings Jazz Festival will bring you Alex Iles this year, top Los Angeles session player and world-class jazz trombonist! Alumni of Maynard Ferguson, Harry Connick Jr., Big Phat Band, Woody Herman, Ray Charles, and movies like The Last Jedi, Spiderman, The Incredibles. Also featured will be Bob Bowman, Grammy winning bassist of Thad Jones and Freddie Hubbard, and Scott Jeppesen on sax: Stevie Wonder, Natalie Cole, Bobby McFerrin, Maria Schneider. Brennan Baglio, producer, world- travelled performer and leader of Groove for Thought providing vocal jazz clinics! Local and regional schools will be perform during the day at Cisel and Petro Theaters, peppered with artist clinics and performances. All are welcome, free of charge. Schedule will be posted when finalized. The evening concert will be in Petro Theatre, tickets $10 at the MSU Billings Music Dept. office, onsite at the concert, or online at www.msubillings.edu/jazz. Call 406-657-2350 with questions or for tix. Geek out jr. Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate events 6.30 - 8.00 pm Billings Public Library 510 N Broadway We will be celebrating our first Geek Out Jr. in the world of Lemony Snicket, A Series of Unfortunate Events. Although the books about the Baudelaire orphans are full of misery and woe, our party will not be. There will not be a disastrous fire, a deadly serpent, hungry leeches OR an enormous bird cage. Instead there will be fun, food, crafts, a scavenger hunt and the green screen. Join us Friday, January 26th at 6:30 in the Community Room, it's for your own good!
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January 22-26
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