World-Class Kubb

Hundreds of fans waited in anticipation for the final match of the Kubb World Championship in Gotland, Sweden, to begin, some even belting out the words to Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the USA.” Eau Claire local

On the Cover | August 21, 2014

“I usually work on Arches cold pressed paper, but for ‘The Watchman’ I chose Arches hot pressed paper. I showed the effect of changing light on the color of the rooster’s feathers using a variety of dark valued

Memorable Joynt

A notable bar on Water Street since it opened in the 1970s, The Joynt has been recognized as a local historic landmark by the city of Eau Claire’s Landmarks Commission. As of Aug. 4, the bar known for its jazz history

Helping Hands Honored

An often under-recognized helping hand (or should that be “helpful paw”?) was given a thoughtful nod by members of the Eau Claire community. On July 25, a bronze service dog statue was dedicated at UW-Eau Claire’s

Stretching Boundaries

Neil Gaiman, Carl Hiaasen, even James Bond author Ian Fleming are all famous authors of adult books who made the successful transition to writing for young people (Fleming wrote Chitty-Chitty Bang-Bang, in case you were

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City to Post Office: Set Up a Forwarding Address

The Eau Claire Redevelopment Authority has marked the U.S. Postal Service’s request for a six-month lease extension “return to sender,” which means the downtown post office will have to find a new home by the end of September. Getting the post office

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Sayth Tape Release

On Friday, August 15 Sayth celebrated the release of his new tape at the Volume One Gallery. Sayth is up-and-coming local rapper Eric Wells who featured originals and remixes from his debut EP, Bad Habitat.

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