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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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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