Branden Nall


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Wed. Sep. 5th, 2018

Opening Shot | Sept. 5, 2018

photos by Branden Nall

WHO’S THE PHOTOGRAPHER NOW, BUDDY? Decking and overlook reconstruction of the Grand Avenue footbridge in downtown Eau Claire was finished just in time for the annual Grand Evening on the Bridge dinner on Aug. 22. The event raises funds for Downtown Eau Claire Inc. ...

Thu. Aug. 23rd, 2018

Evolving Darkness

Lauren Fisher, photos by Branden Nall

alt-metal band Evernoir hones in on tone for new album

A Grand Evening on the Bridge 2018

Thu. Aug. 23rd, 2018

Reconstruction of the Grand Avenue Footbridge in downtown Eau Claire was finished just in time for the annual Grand Evening on the Bridge dinner event on August 22. It's a unique community experience ...

Kids from Wisconsin @The State Theatre

Wed. Aug. 1st, 2018

For its final show before closing down to make way for The Pablo Center at the Confluence, The State Theatre hosted Kids from Wisconsin on Monday, July 30. Kids from Wisconsin features ...

Chalkfest 2018: The Big Day

Mon. Jul. 30th, 2018

Once again, Volume One partnered with UW-Eau Claire to present Chalkfest on UWEC's beautiful campus mall – on Saturday, July 28 – with over 150 local and regional artists chalking up ...

Tue. Jul. 24th, 2018

Now Streaming: SmokeStream food truck’s hip hop-themed entrees

Julia van Allen, photos by Branden Nall

Housed in a renovated ‘71 Airstream, managed by Mark Schuh, SmokeStream Food Truck combines the classic intrigue of a food truck with the eclectic and eccentric menu that’s taking the Chippewa Valley’s tastebuds hostage ...

Northern Wisconsin State Fair 2018

Sun. Jul. 15th, 2018

The Northern Wisconsin State Fair returned to Chippewa Falls, July 10-14, with food vendors, a carnival, livestock exhibitions, crafts, homemaking and educational exhibits, and outstanding 4-H displays. Fairgoers enjoy more than a mile of midway fun and free grandstand entertainment.

Food Truck Friday 2018

Fri. Jul. 13th, 2018

Volume One Magazine, in partnership with Silver Spring Foods, and with support from Visit Eau Claire, launched its new Food Truck Friday event series on Friday, July 13 ...

Eaux Claires 2018: The Grounds

Tue. Jul. 10th, 2018

Crafted by creative director Michael Brown, the 2018 Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival (July 6 & 7) set out to be a unique experience for fest goers. It mixed a diverse lineup of music with ambitious art installations, striking stages, and a beautiful natural setting next to the Chippewa River ...

Eaux Claires 2018: The People

Tue. Jul. 10th, 2018

Thousands of people showed up for the 2018 Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival (July 6 & 7). They came from across the country and around the world to the festival grounds just outside of Eau Claire.

Eaux Claires 2018: The Music

Mon. Jul. 9th, 2018

With multiple stages and a diverse lineup of performers hand-picked by festival curators Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) and Aaron Dessner (The National), the 2018 Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival (July 6 & 7) provided two days of live music ...

The Daily Shakedown

Mon. Jul. 9th, 2018

Eaux Claires IV: Recapped

Eric Christenson, photos by Branden Nall, Luong Huynh

“Fly or fall on feeling.” That was at the core of Eaux Claires’ no-lineup philosophy for 2018. Feeling. And there’s a lot of feelings out there ...

Fri. Jun. 15th, 2018

Gather for a Party on the Prairie

Lauren Fisher, photos by Branden Nall

new Altoona park at River Prairie offers outdoor and indoor space for summer shindigs and events

Wyclef Jean at The Metro

Fri. Apr. 13th, 2018

Three-time Grammy Award Winner Wyclef Jean, perhaps best known for his work with the Fugees, staged a sold-out show at The Metro in downtown Eau Claire on Thursday, April 12, with local favorites Irie Sol opening.

Fashion Without Fabric 2018

Mon. Apr. 9th, 2018

Fashion Without Fabric is a yearly show at UW-Stout unlike any other, where Stout’s art and design students showcase unique fashion creations built from creative materials – anything but fabric ...

Wed. Apr. 4th, 2018

Making a Big Racket

Tom Giffey, photos by Branden Nall

new Menard Tennis Center will help sport grow, Eau Claire YMCA says

UWEC Cabaret 2018: American Legends

Tue. Jan. 30th, 2018

UWEC's Cabaret has been staged annually since 1978 and supports ongoing scholarships for music students. The event featured UW-Eau Claire's Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale ...

Thu. Nov. 30th, 2017

Opening Shot | Nov. 29, 2017

photos by Branden Nall

LET’S HEAR IT FOR THE BAND. The 8th annual Stage Fright show, where local musicians re-enact The Band’s legendary final concert (as seen in the concert film The Last Waltz), found a new home this year as the first ever concert at The Metro in downtown Eau Claire on Nov. 22 ...

Wed. Nov. 15th, 2017

Opening Shot | Nov. 15, 2017

photos by Branden Nall

WHAT A DIP. On Friday, Nov. 10, Eau Claire Jazz Inc. (in partnership with UW-Eau Claire) presented the Fourth Annual Gatsby’s Gala on campus in the Davies Center.

4th Annual Gatsby's Gala

Mon. Nov. 13th, 2017

On Friday, November 10, Eau Claire Jazz, Inc. (in partnership with the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire) presented the 4th Annual Gatsby's Gala on campus in the Davies Center. The jazz age-themed event ...

Fri. Nov. 3rd, 2017

Opening Shot | Nov. 1, 2017

photos by Branden Nall

HEY, CAN WE GET A BIGGER SAXOPHONE OVER HERE? Sax gods with amazing horns were just part of the show when the Violent Femmes came to the State Theatre on Wednesday, October 25 ...

Violent Femmes: Viva Wisconsin 2017 @The State Theatre

Fri. Oct. 27th, 2017

Iconic Wisconsin band the Violent Femmes played The State Theatre on Wednesday, October 25. Eau Claire's own Brett Newski opened the evening. The Violent Femmes formed in 1981 as an acoustic punk band playing on the streets of Milwaukee ...

Notorious Chamber Ensemble @Red's

Tue. Oct. 17th, 2017

From solo pieces to larger collaborative works, the Notorious Chamber Ensemble produce impassioned performances of music for percussion, woodwinds, strings, voice, and piano ...