Luong Huynh

photographer - from: Eau Claire

Content By This Contributor:

UWEC Homecoming Parade

Mon. Oct. 6th, 2014

The UWEC Homecoming Parade took place on Saturday, Oct 4 and traveled from Lake St and Oxford Ave to First Avenue and Water Street.

In Other Words: Bruce Taylor

Sun. Sep. 28th, 2014

Bruce Taylor is one of Eau Claire's most visible poets, as the current poet laureate for the city, and an accomplished author of nine collections of poetry. His newest, In Other Words, consists of five sections, each of which is based upon a previous

Wed. Sep. 3rd, 2014

Opening Shot | Sept. 4, 2014

photos by Luong Huynh

A LENGTHY DINNER. Roughly 120 people (only about half of them are shown here) gathered for dinner on the Grand Avenue Footbridge over the Chippewa River on Wednesday, Aug. 27. It was the first ever Grand Evening on the Bridge, a fundraiser ...

A Grand Evening on the Bridge

Thu. Aug. 28th, 2014

On Wednesday evening, August 27, Eau Claire's Grand Avenue footbridge was the setting of a swanky dinner party, perched above the Chippewa River beneath a gorgeous sky. Sponsored by Downtown Eau Claire, Inc. ...

Sayth Tape Release

Wed. Aug. 20th, 2014

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.

Tue. Aug. 19th, 2014

Adelyn Rose Strikes Off on Tour, Exclusive EP in Hand

Eric Christenson, photos by Luong Huynh

Don’t think of it as a test run, but folk-rockers Adelyn Rose are just getting back from a three-week East Coast tour (with pals Softly, Dear) where they’ve been pedaling a secret little EP, exclusively available at live shows. Titled Summering ...

Ashley for the Arts 2014 w/The Beach Boys

Sun. Aug. 10th, 2014

On Friday, August 8 and 9, the Ashley for the Arts music festival took place at Memorial Park in Arcadia, Wis. Pictures are from August 8 with headliners The Beach Boys. Each Ashley for the Arts event serves as a foundation for additional ...

Tue. Aug. 5th, 2014

Getting Artsy At the Y

Hailey Melander, Luong Huynh

Young Artists Studio provides an art ed alternative

"Tri" Eau Claire Run/Row/Ride

Mon. Aug. 4th, 2014

The "Tri" Eau Claire Run/Row/Ride event took place on Saturday, August 2nd. This fun event is used to raise money for youth recreation scholarships as well as raising awareness to lead a healthy and active lifestyle. The triathlon follows the shores

Tue. Jul. 22nd, 2014

Note from the Editor | July 24, 2014

Nick Meyer, photos by Luong Huynh

I’ve seen a fair number of concerts over the years. I started in high school with a few of the day’s mainstream big names – Dave Matthews, Bush, Live, etc. Arena-level gigs. Quickly after that my interests turned more “indie” and the shows ...

Rock Fest 2014

Mon. Jul. 21st, 2014

Rock Fest 2014 ran July 16-20 over in Cadott. Amongst this year's performers fans heard Live, Cheap Trick, Aerosmith, P.O.D., Stone Sour, and Rob Zombie (all shown here).

Country Jam 2014

Mon. Jul. 21st, 2014

The 25th annual Country Jam music festival took place July 17-19, just outside Eau Claire. Photos are from July 17 and 18, with headliners The Band Perry, Jake Owen, Jennifer Nettles, and Dierks Bentley.

Tue. Jul. 8th, 2014

Opening Shot | July 10, 2014

photos by Luong Huynh

YEE-HAW, Señor Kitty. Just some of the fans seen at Country Fest 2014 out near Cadott. See more photos from June 26 & 29 with headliners Blake Shelton and Florida Georgia Line ...

Country Fest 2014

Mon. Jun. 30th, 2014

Check out some of the fans and superstars seen at Country Fest 2014 out in Cadott. Wis. Photos are from Thursday, June 26 with headliner Blake Shelton and Sunday, June 29 with headliner Florida-Georgia Line.

Dames CD release show

Sat. Jun. 7th, 2014

Dames is Dan Boetcher, James Ignacio and Evan Middlesworth. Formed in 2009 by Dan and James, Dames has been entertaining audiences in the Chippewa Valley with their arrangements of folk songs from today and yesterday as well as a number of songs writ

Music and Improv @Gilbert Garage

Mon. Jun. 2nd, 2014

On Saturday, May 31, locals got together for some live music, improv, and sundry good times at the "Gilbert Garage" in Eau Claire. Among many others, performers included Adelyn Rose and members of Glassworks Improv (shown here).

The Daily Shakedown

Mon. May. 26th, 2014

The Pagoda Has Left the Building

Elena Montanye, photos by Luong Huynh

A piece of Eau Claire’s history was removed the morning of Thursday, May 22 when business and community members came together to extract the iconic pagoda from the former Woo’s Pagoda restaurant on Hastings Way. Although the pagoda will ...

The pagoda has left the building!

Thu. May. 22nd, 2014

On Thursday, May 22, community members and businesses came together to help the Chippewa Valley Museum save the pagoda from the former Woo's Pagoda restaurant on Hastings Way. The pagoda has been an Eau Claire icon for nearly 65 years ...

43rd Annual Partners of St. Joseph’s Hospital Charity Ball

Tue. May. 20th, 2014

The 43 Annual Partners of St. Joseph's Hospital Charity Ball took place on Saturday, May 17 at Avalon Hotel in Chippewa Falls. This elegant evening fundraiser supports local health care in a special and fun way. Proceeds from the night will support the Birth Center renovation at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Activities included dinner, big band music, games and camaraderie.

The Summer Set + The Millenium

Sun. May. 4th, 2014

On Friday, May 2 The Summer Set and special guest, The Millenium, performed at the Davis Center at UWEC. The Summer Set is a pop-rock quintet from Scottsdale, Arizona. The band's jams have been heard on major television shows ...

Thu. May. 1st, 2014

Opening Shot | May 1, 2014

photos by Luong Huynh

ON WITH THE BOW! No Brand Con 2014, the Chippewa Valley’s premiere event for Anime, cosplay (above), tabletop and video gaming, and general geekery ran April 25–27 at The Plaza Hotel & Suites.

No Brand Con 2014

Sun. Apr. 27th, 2014

The Chippewa Valley's premiere event for Anime, tabletop gaming, video games, and general geekery was back for the 13th year the weekend of April 25 at Eau Claire's Plaza Hotel and Suites. Adults and kids alike enjoyed a weekend of ...

S. Carey + White Hinterland

Sun. Apr. 27th, 2014

On Saturday, April 26 Sean Carey, best known as the drummer and supporting vocalist of Bon Iver, performed at Schofield Auditorium. Sean's 2010 album "All We Grow" and 2012's "Hoyas EP" have been met with critical acclaim, featuring layers of war

2014 Shakespeare Festival

Sat. Apr. 26th, 2014

On Thursday, April 24 students from all three ECASD middle schools came together to participate in the 2014 Shakespeare Festival, hosted at Memorial High School this year. More than 200 6th, 7th and 8th grade students performed scenes from Macbeth, K

Dessa @The House of Rock

Fri. Apr. 18th, 2014

Often described as “Mos Def plus Dorothy Parker” for her wit and flow, Minneapolis artist Dessa hit the House of Rock on Thursday, April 17 with opener Toki Wright.

The 40th Annual Viennese Ball

Sun. Apr. 13th, 2014

The 40th annual Viennese Ball took place on April 11th & 12th at the W.R. Davies Student Center. The Viennese Ball is a formal event recalling the romance and elegance of 19th-century Vienna, Austria. The event is presented in duplicate each evening

A Conversation with S. Carey

Sat. Apr. 5th, 2014

On Wednesday, April 2 Sean Carey (of S. Carey) joined us in the Local Store gallery for a chance to hear tracks off of his upcoming release, Range of Light. Carey is also known for his drumming in the Grammy-winning band, Bon Iver.

Fri. Apr. 4th, 2014

Back to the Roots

Emily Albrent, photos by Luong Huynh

Once local singer-songwriter, turned Nashville star, Anna Johnson has a new album entitled, Here. Since moving to Nashville in 2009, Johnson has produced three professional albums. She has had the opportunity to play with artists such as ...

Thu. Apr. 3rd, 2014

Opening Shot | April 3, 2014

photos by Luong Huynh

FROM THE TOP. Milwaukee’s Vic & Gab performed at UW-Eau Claire’s The Cabin on Saturday, March 29. Vic & Gab was named one of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Bands To Watch in 2014.

Anna Johnson Band (CD Release)

Sun. Mar. 30th, 2014

To celebrate the release of her new full-length album, "Here", Anna Johnson and her band performed at the Chippewa Falls High School on Sunday, March 30th.

Letters From Earth (EP release show!) + Whale House

Sun. Mar. 30th, 2014

On Saturday, March 29 local high-energy melodic alternative rockers Letters From Earth celebrated the release of their second EP with a show at the Mousetrap. Their high-energy style features face-melting riffs, alternative guitar effects, thunderous

9th Annual Lambing Time at Govin's Farm

Sat. Mar. 22nd, 2014

Once again, locals can see the baby farm animals at Govin’s Lambing Barn up close. Kids enjoy watching the lambs nursing and bouncing around their mothers, while learning more about these wooly creatures. While you are here you can see and hold ...

Willy Porter @The Plus

Sat. Mar. 22nd, 2014

On Friday, March 21 Willy Porter performed at The Plus. Willy Porter is a contemporary American rock musician and singer-songwriter from Mequon, Wisconsin.

The Foreigner

Sun. Mar. 16th, 2014

On Friday, March 14 The Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild presented the hilarious comedy, The Foreigner. Full of laughs, suspense and romance. Shy Englishman Charlie Baker finds himself in a rural Georgia fishing lodge where everyone believes he doesn't

Nickolas Butler: Shotgun Lovesongs Reading and Early Book Release

Tue. Mar. 11th, 2014

Local author Nickolas Butler stopped by the Local Store on Monday, March 10 to read from and sign copies of his debut novel, "Shotgun Lovesongs." Butler is an Eau Claire native, and his first book has received national attention from media outlets, major publishers, and film studios.

Decadent Cabaret 2014

Sun. Mar. 9th, 2014

2014's Decadent Cabaret went down at the Eau Claire House of Rock, March 6–8, featuring an armada of local bands doing fantastic cover sets. This year, the event also featured a visit from The Buddy Revelles.

Fire Ball 2014: Drag Show & Fundraiser

Mon. Mar. 3rd, 2014

This year's Fire Ball featured outstanding local and national performers, as well as two internationally recognized drag performers — Shangela from "RuPaul's Drag Race" and Chad Michaels, winner of "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" – in addition to ...

Adelyn Rose CD Release Show

Mon. Feb. 24th, 2014

Adelyn Rose dropped a brand-new major release at the House of Rock on Friday, Feb 21. Eau Claire band Softly, Dear and Twin Cities hip hop and electronica producer Sloslylove filled out the night.

US Winter Log Rolling Championship 2014

Mon. Feb. 24th, 2014

On Saturday, Feb. 22, as part of the annual Polar Plunge event, Special Olympics staged the US Winter Log Rolling Championship at Eau Claire's Half Moon Beach. Professional log rollers competes for cash (and bragging rights).

Wed. Feb. 19th, 2014

A Local Sampling

Emily Albrent, photos by Luong Huynh

Heyde Center showcases five local artists across mediums

Tue. Feb. 18th, 2014

Opening Shot | Feb. 20, 2014

photos by Luong Huynh

AMIRIGHT? The latest installment of Volume One’s grown-up storytelling series – Let’s Be Honest – happened at The Local Store on Feb. 13, with four featured yarn-spinners and an open mic.

Valentine's Day Jazz Jam

Tue. Feb. 18th, 2014

On Friday, February 14 this annual big band dance was put on by the Chi-Hi Jazz Department of the Chippewa Falls Senior High School as a fundraiser for the Chippewa Falls Music Association. The dance featured classic and modern big band music with the Chi-Hi student and alumni jazz ensembles as well as soloist Christine Hitt, a MAXJAZZ recording artist. The event will also be the premiere performance for the CFHS Polka Band.

Let's Be Honest Feb. 2013: Attractions & Reactions

Sat. Feb. 15th, 2014

At Let's Be Honest – V1's new storytelling series – some of the area's best writers and yarn-spinners take to the mic for a night of personal stories told live. For each installment, multiple storytellers muse on a common theme, followed by an open m