Not Literally – Figuratively

library summer art show begins June 10

Fri. May. 31st, 2019  |  Rebecca Mennecke

The L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library isn’t taking things too literally with its upcoming summer art show, “Figuratively Speaking,” which runs from June 10 until Aug. 28. “While we expect some artists will find inspiration ...

Opening Shot | May 29, 2019

Fri. May. 31st, 2019  |  photos by Andrea Paulseth

DARING GREATLY. On Saturday, May 18, the long-anticipated opening of The Brewing Projekt’s new brewery and taproom, 1807 Oxford Ave., was celebrated with food trucks, special beer releases, and live music from headliner 4onthefloor. It was also the brewery’s fourth anniversary ...

Note from the Editor | May 29, 2018

Fri. May. 31st, 2019  |  Nick Meyer

This is it you guys. It’s here. Summer. It’s time for that annual 12-week-long Wisconsin tradition of jamming every possible outdoor activity into every waking moment of your life out of fear ...

On the Cover | May 29, 2019

learn more about Volume One's cover art from Lindsay Rockwell and Bayeté Ross

Fri. May. 31st, 2019

Lindsay Rockwell is an Eau Claire native whose passion for art and photography started as a young child. Her interest in capturing life’s moments and familiarity ...

Timeless Sounds

quartet of music veterans partner on original album

Thu. May. 30th, 2019  |  Parker Reed, photos by Andrea Paulseth

A new group of veteran Chippewa Valley musicians is writing, recording, and covering music that will have listeners thinking of the past and thankful to hear it in the present ...

If a Man Had a Boat

Thu. May. 30th, 2019  |  Max Garland

My father believed if a man had a boat, / given the length of the river, and the brevity / of life, and given the milk route he rose / to run each morning with the moon ...

Eau Claire's New Fight Against Homelessness

Homelessness is an ever-growing problem in Eau Claire. A broad coalition is working to change that by setting a 100-day goal to find housing for chronically homeless individuals.

Thu. May. 30th, 2019  |  Julian Emerson, photos by Andrea Paulseth, Julian Emerson

Eighteen months ago, Kathleen Kinnee finally felt like her life had reached a happy place, or at least a happier place than she had known for some time ...

Memories Made in the North

‘Up North’ is as much a state of being as it is a part of our state

Wed. May. 29th, 2019  |  V1 Staff

If you created a word cloud based around the Northwoods, it would be full of tangible nouns – water, forest, sky, campfire, cabin. It would also be peppered with less concrete vocabulary as well ...