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  • Writer's pictureMike Gallagher

Ellensburg Community Morning Show, Tuesday, May 28

The CWU Symphonic Band performs tonight. Photo courtesy of Central Washington University


Symphonic Band concert on Tuesday

The CWU Symphonic Band performs Bridges at 7 p.m., today in the McIntyre Music Building.  The program features work from the standard wind band repertoire and contemporary works for wind and percussion. The Symphonic Band collaborates with Benjamin Smethurst who will serve as narrator for Steve Danyew’s emotional work, Into the Silent Land. The concert is free.

Roslyn wants views on parking

The Roslyn Parking Committee holds a public meeting at 6 p.m., Wednesday in the City Hall Chambers to hear ideas and comments on downtown parking. The committee is particularly interested in customer, employee and visitor parking.

CWU choirs perform Wednesday

CWU Choirs perform “Canciones de Latinoamerica” at 7 p.m., Wednesday in the McIntyre Music Building. The University Chorale, Wildcat Chorus, Vox Divina and CWU Chamber Choir will perform. The choirs have worked with Venezuelan composer and conductor Cristian Grases this spring. Tickets are $15 for general admission.

CWU Wind Ensemble Concert on Thursday

The CWU Wind Ensemble performs at 7 p.m., Thursday at the McIntyre Music Building. The concert features the ensemble in a preview performance before it is presented at the 20th World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles international conference in South Korea this summer. The concert is free.

Helen House Pint Night at Iron Horse

Iron Horse Brewery Taproom hosts Helen House Pint Night on Thursday evening. A portion of the proceeds will go to support Helen House, a nonprofit organization of SOGIE youth and young adults.

Money for ideas

Central Washington University is offering a prize of up to $10,000 for ideas that could save CWU money. The contest is open to all state employees and ideas are submitted to the state’s Productivity Board. Submission information is available on CWU’s website.

Jazz weekend at Central

The end-of-quarter concerts for CWU’s jazz bands are Saturday. An Afternoon of Jazz is at 4 p.m. An Evening of Jazz is at 7 p.m. A $15 general admission ticket provides entry to both concerts in the McIntyre Music Building Concert Hall.


Pride Parade is Saturday

The Kittitas County Pride Parade is on Saturday at 11 a.m. in Ellensburg. The parade starts at the Kittitas County Fairgrounds on East Seventh Avenue, winds into downtown Ellensburg and returns to the fairgrounds. Other Pride weekend events include a Pride Disco at 5 p.m., Friday, at Kittitas Café, and a Drag Show on Saturday in the I.O.O.F. Lodge. There is an all-ages show at 7 p.m. and an adult show at 8:15 p.m.


Orchestra concert is Sunday

The final CWU Orchestra Concert of the school year is at 4 p.m., Sunday in the McIntyre Music Building Concert Hall. Tickets are $15 for general admission.


The FISH Open Table Lunch is beef stroganoff, mixed vegetables and fruit salad. The lunch is open to all seniors age 60-plus from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., in Ellensburg, and noon to 1 p.m., in Cle Elum. Meal sites are the Ellensburg Open Table and the Cle Elum Seventh-day Adventist Church. The community lunch for anyone needing a hot meal is from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Ellensburg location.


The forecasted high today in Ellensburg is 68 degrees. Sunset is at 8:46 p.m., and the expected nighttime low is 43 degrees. Winds will be 20 to 30 mph with higher gusts possible.

This newscast can be found at This has been Michael Gallagher for Ellensburg Community Radio.


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