YOU: Eau Claire Wants Your Input on Bicycle Issues

Tue. Sep. 26th, 2017  |  Tom Giffey, photos by Nick Meyer

Are you a fan of two-wheeled, self-propelled transportation? Do you have opinions on the best and safest ways to pedal around Eau Claire? If so, the City of Eau Claire wants to hear from you. The city’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee is in the process ...

It's Coming in the Air

when everything is about the change

Fri. Sep. 22nd, 2017  |  Mike Paulus, illustrated by Serena Wagner

The forest smells different today. It smells like it’s dying. Because it’s beginning to die. The grass is dried out and it’s giving up, turning yellow, fading away. Right now it’s warm under the sun, but tonight the stars and clouds will creep across the sky, pushing a chill across the cornfields ...

The Caw of Old Crows

Fri. Sep. 22nd, 2017  |  Gary Busha

The caw of old crows
 / reaches the boy whittling 
/ big to small pieces. / from Frog on the Bay ...

Hiking for Home

walk benefits homeless families in the Chippewa Valley

Fri. Sep. 22nd, 2017  |  Haley Wright

The annual HIKE for the Homeless Walk to Benefit Beacon House/Family Promise of the Chippewa Valley will hit the trail from Phoenix Park at 9am on Saturday, Sept. 30 ...

Walking in the Past

take a gander at historic homes, churches in annual tour

Fri. Sep. 22nd, 2017  |  Barbara Arnold, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Eau Claire Historic Preservation Foundation is hosting its annual walking tour of homes and churches in Eau Claire on Saturday, Sept. 23 ...

All About Eau Claire

actress will create impromptu, one-woman local show

Fri. Sep. 22nd, 2017  |  Emily Kinzel

Comedy is taking over UW-Eau Claire as actress, author, and storyteller Lauren Weedman crosses our city limits. As part of the university’s annual Artists Series, Schofield Hall welcomes Weedman ...

Hike of a Lifetime

71-year-old EC man will be among oldest to complete Appalachian Trail

Fri. Sep. 22nd, 2017  |  Bonni Knight

The Appalachian Mountains, at 1.2 billion years old, are one of the oldest ranges on the planet. Stretching along the eastern United States, these ancient hills and mountains are home to a unique footpath ...

Hard-Earned Laughs

the great Sean Patton returns to Eau Claire for more

Fri. Sep. 22nd, 2017  |  Eric Christenson

One of the funniest working comedians in the country is returning to Eau Claire for yet another night of world-class storytelling and gut-busting jokes. Since he toured through the city in 2015, Sean Patton liked what he found ...

All the World's a Screen

UWEC will show three top international films

Fri. Sep. 22nd, 2017  |  Laura Lash

Each semester, in the Woodland Theatre inside UW-Eau Claire’s Davies Center, a select few international films are screened within the roster of films chosen by the International Film Society ...

Go Around the World in a Weekend

Fri. Sep. 22nd, 2017  |  Emily Kinzel

Joining Chippewa Valley’s handful of film festivals, the Eau Claire World Film Festival is diving into their first year taking you “Around the World in a Weekend,” according to their slogan ...

The Wisconsin Film Fest Wants Your Movie

Fri. Sep. 22nd, 2017  |  Emily Kinzel

Calling any and all Wisconsinite filmmakers: You’ve scripted, directed, edited, and perfected. Now it’s time to share your creations with the Wisconsin Film Festival 2018. The festival will celebrate ...

The Write Life

married playwrights Jim and Jane Jeffries stage new script based on novel

Fri. Sep. 22nd, 2017  |  Tom Giffey

What’s the secret to a happy, successful marriage? Eau Claire playwrights Jim and Jane Jeffries know, but they’re not telling – at least not quite yet. To learn the answer – or at least one of the answers – you’ll have to see the married duo’s latest theatrical creation ...

The Furlong & Short of It

fall exhibits planned at UW-Stout’s campus gallery

Fri. Sep. 22nd, 2017  |  Emily Kinzel, photos by Jesse Johnson

UW-Stout provides the community with an array of opportunities and experiences, from guest speakers to theatrical productions. This fall, UW-Stout’s Furlong Art Gallery has a full schedule of exhibits featuring ...

Hearing Our Heritage

UWEC oral history project records musical memories

Fri. Sep. 22nd, 2017  |  Marie Anthony

My coffee hadn’t yet hit my bloodstream. I wasn’t fully prepared for such a fountain of energy at 8 on a Monday morning, but Dr. Daniel Ott’s enthusiasm was more of a boost than even Starbucks provides ...

Viva Wisconsin, Part Deux

Violent Femmes relive memorable 1998 tour with Eau Claire show

Fri. Sep. 22nd, 2017  |  Emily Kinzel

Eau Claire, get ready to rock with Sconnie pride as the legendary Violent Femmes set their sights on the State Theatre Oct. 25 as part of their five-city Viva Wisconsin 2017 tour ...

Not Just Any Pop Duo

DeKam & Johnson create relatable tunes with a twist

Fri. Sep. 22nd, 2017  |  Measha Vieth, photos by Nicole Johnson

Noah DeKam and Logan Johnson get your body moving to their funky beats, vocal harmonies, and instrumental vibe. With inspiration from John Mayer’s latest album, these two provide a new look at pop music ...

Red's Offering Business Workshops

Fri. Sep. 22nd, 2017  |  Emily Kinzel

Whether you’re just starting out as an entrepreneur or already have some business savvy, furthering knowledge is never a bad thing. Red’s Mercantile (224 N. Dewey St.), a well-known supporter of entrepreneurs ...

Getting Their Kicks Together

camaraderie is crucial for the UWEC Dance Team

Thu. Sep. 21st, 2017  |  Emily Kinzel, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Dance is more than wearing identical costumes and cyclically counting to eight. The UW-Eau Claire Dance Team is a group of 18 hardworking athletes with a knack for pirouetting, popping, and locking ...

Sandpipers in the Gallery

art appreciation can require changing your perspective – literally and figuratively

Thu. Sep. 21st, 2017  |  Katie Venit, photos by Andrea Paulseth

‘I like to look at a piece far away, I like to look at it close up, and the last thing I look at after a piece has grabbed me is the title,” said Amy, as we pendulate in front of a painting like two sandpipers in the ...

On the Cover | Sept. 20, 2017

learn more about V1's cover art from Janice Morris

Thu. Sep. 21st, 2017

“This piece, ‘Proud’ used a layering of textures and colors using watercolor on yupo. I began with a lot of color and texture moving through the piece. Gauche was used to define ..."

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