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Tue. Nov. 28th, 2017

Pop Into Good Reads

Emily Kinzel

During the cold winter season, we all fantasize about a lazy Sunday, warming ourselves by a fire while the snow falls outside. A hot cocoa occupies one hand, while a book rests in the other. If your bookshelf ...

Tue. Nov. 28th, 2017

Warm the Winter with Some Sci-Fi Scares

Emily Kinzel

For those who channel Jack Skellington more strongly than Santa Claus, here’s a film event right up your alley. The Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild presents a unique ’50s-inspired sci-fi flick ...

Tue. Nov. 28th, 2017

Art Scene: Let Your Voice Be Heard

Emily Kinzel

Join the artsy scene Thursday, Dec. 7 for the Art Industry Roundtable hosted by Artisan Forge Studios, LLC, and Artisan Forge Metalworks. From noon-1pm, all creators and art aficionados ...

Tue. Nov. 28th, 2017

ArtsWest 39 Accepting Entries for Juried Show

Emily Kinzel

Local artists, meet your springtime ally: Eau Claire welcomes the 39th annual Wisconsin ArtsWest exhibit Feb 25-April 6. Hosted and sponsored by the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library ...

Tue. Nov. 28th, 2017

Folk and Flowers: Galaudet Gallery Hosts Dual Art Exhibit

Emily Kinzel

Eau Claire is growing new branches in the creative community. Contributing to the art scene is Galaudet Gallery with two completely unique art exhibits. Owners and artists Vicki and Mike Milewski ...

Thu. Nov. 16th, 2017

Feminine Melodies

Emily Kinzel

Menomonie Singers to feature compositions by women

Thu. Nov. 16th, 2017

Valley Will Host Two Nutcracker Ballets for Holiday Season

Emily Kinzel

Get ready, because it’s tutu season! Ballerinas are taking the Chippewa Valley by storm, offering us all the gift of holiday spirit. In the upcoming months, two performances of the Christmas classic ...

Thu. Nov. 16th, 2017

Furlong Gallery Features Two Print Exhibits

Emily Kinzel

Looking for some Wisconsin culture? Through Dec. 16, UW-Stout is presenting two printmaking exhibits at the Furlong Gallery. This can’t-miss artistic event is a two-for-one, showcasing prints from both local ...

Thu. Nov. 16th, 2017

Ink & Paper Print Sale Spotlights Local Art

Emily Kinzel

Sick of Urban Outfitters’ meaningless wall prints of cheesy quotes and unoriginal palm tree patterns? Want art that screams Wisconsin and creativity and will make you look like a professional curator?

Wed. Nov. 15th, 2017

Stage Fright 8 to Be the First Show at the Metro

Emily Kinzel

The Rhythm Posse presents the eighth year running of Stage Fright 8: a tribute to The Last Waltz. The Waltz was a remarkable concert in musical history, marking The Band’s farewell show on Thanksgiving Day ...

Mon. Nov. 6th, 2017

Eaux Claires Alums yMusic to Perform at the Lakely

Emily Kinzel

Many Eau Claire residents have Eaux Claires mania due to the festival’s unparalleled musical selection. The Oxbow Hotel encourages this local musical mania with the third installation of the Lakely Limited Series ...

Mon. Nov. 6th, 2017

EC Writer Contributes to World-Record Anthology

Emily Kinzel

What do an 8-foot man, a teddy bear collection, and a skateboarding dog all have in common? They’re all documented in the Guinness Book of World Records. The book’s latest contributor ...

Fri. Nov. 3rd, 2017

Wisconsin Writer's Contest Is Looking for Your Words

Emily Kinzel

Dust off those typewriters and haul out your calligraphy pens because the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts, & Letters is hosting its annual literary contests. Two contests are held, offering Wisconsin-based writers the opportunity ...

Fri. Nov. 3rd, 2017

So Many Little Lanterns Lighting up Downtown Eau Claire

Emily Kinzel

The second annual Light Up Eau Claire Little Lantern Parade will be on Sunday, Dec. 31, at 4:30pm. Attendees toting small, lighted lanterns will parade from the museum down Grand Avenue and across the footbridge before circling back.

Thu. Nov. 2nd, 2017

River Prairie Event Center Hosts First Ever Concert

Emily Kinzel

The Chippewa Valley is proud of our local music talents, and Altoona City Administrator Mike Golat couldn’t agree more. “Part of the greater Prairie vision, music has always been an integral part,” he said. The River Prairie Center is hosting its very own and very first concert, River Prairie Revelry ...

Mon. Oct. 23rd, 2017

A Taste of Literature

Emily Kinzel

Kitchens of the Great Midwest author headed to book fest

Tue. Oct. 17th, 2017

Oh, the Horror (Show)

Emily Kinzel, photos by Andrea Paulseth

ECCT encourages participation at Rocky Horror show

Thu. Oct. 5th, 2017

There's No Escaping History

Emily Kinzel, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Schlegelmilch House becomes spooky Halloween puzzle

Thu. Oct. 5th, 2017

Beer the Walking Dead

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drag yourself out on the town for EC’s Zombie Crawl

Thu. Oct. 5th, 2017

Eau Queer Fest Features Nearly 20 Free LGBTQ Films

Emily Kinzel

The Eau Queer Film Festival focuses on celebrating our diverse community – specifically its LGBTQIA+ branches – at UW-Eau Claire and beyond. Eau Queer embraces the art of film, screening almost ...

Thu. Oct. 5th, 2017

River Reads

Emily Kinzel

Chippewa Valley Book Festival features fiction, food, and fun

Thu. Oct. 5th, 2017

Finding That Someone

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Sarah Lou Richards releases fourth studio album

Fri. Sep. 22nd, 2017

All About Eau Claire

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actress will create impromptu, one-woman local show

Fri. Sep. 22nd, 2017

Eau Claire World Film Festival 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 ...

Fri. Sep. 22nd, 2017

The Wisconsin Film Fest Wants Your Movie

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 ...

Fri. Sep. 22nd, 2017

The Furlong & Short of It

Emily Kinzel, photos by Jesse Johnson

fall exhibits planned at UW-Stout’s campus gallery

Fri. Sep. 22nd, 2017

Flutist Peter Phippen Nominated for Native American Music Award

Emily Kinzel, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Grammy Award-nominated flutist Peter Phippen is adding another big nomination to his belt. The 2017 Native American Music Award, or the NAMMYs, is considering Phippen’s latest album, Solace – Tao of Nature Flutes ...

Fri. Sep. 22nd, 2017

Red's Offering Business Workshops

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 ...

Thu. May. 18th, 2017

Nurturing Nature

Emily Kinzel

Audubon Society event includes field trips, lectures

Thu. May. 18th, 2017

Bluegrass on Badger Takes Music to the Streets

Emily Kinzel

The musical talent seems to be coming out of Eau Claire’s ears, as a local neighborhood prepares to host a bluegrass porch concert on the Eastside Hill. The traffic on Badger Avenue ...

Tue. May. 16th, 2017

Local Sauce Purveyors Have What Your Meat Needs

Emily Kinzel

The sun is out, it’s 70 degrees, and what better way to spend the perfect day than grilling out on the lawn with a cold one in hand. You take a bite of that first summer burger, but the flavor isn’t quite ...