Luong Huynh

photographer - from: Eau Claire

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Fri. Nov. 2nd, 2018

Opening Shot | Oct. 31, 2018

photos by Luong Huynh

REALLY NEW ON THE SCENE. After forming to learn songs over two days of workshops at the Girls Rock Band Experience, two bands took to the stage at The Metro to perform at Sawdust City Limits No. 5. The high school rock band above – Histrionic Creature – plans to make more songs, and they’ve already got a Facebook page ...

Girls Rock (Sawdust City Limits No. 5)

Mon. Oct. 29th, 2018

After forming to learn songs over two days of workshops at the Girls Rock Band Experience, two bands took to the stage at The Metro to perform at Sawdust City Limits No. 5 on Saturday, October 27.

Wed. Oct. 17th, 2018

Opening Shot | Oct.17, 2018

photos by Luong Huynh

HOO THINKS WE SHOULD JUST WING IT? Northern Saw-whet Owl migration is underway and the Beaver Creek Bird Banders are once again opening the banding station at Beaver Creek Reserve, allowing you to see the charismatic night flyers ...

Owl Banding @Beaver Creek Reserve

Mon. Oct. 15th, 2018

Northern Saw-whet Owl migration is underway and the Beaver Creek Bird Banders are once again opening the banding station at Beaver Creek Reserve, allowing anyone to see ...

Wed. Sep. 5th, 2018

Three Cheers for 30 Years

Lauren Fisher, photos by Luong Huynh

Eau Claire Children’s Theatre hosts anniversary open house

Thu. Aug. 9th, 2018

FEATURE: The Life and Death and Life of the State Theatre

Tom Giffey, graphic designer by Eric Christenson, photos by Andrea Paulseth, Luong Huynh, Lee Butterworth, Timothy Mather, Caitlyn Berlin, Brandon Jenness, Frank H. Robinson, Kelsey Smith

Once a shuttered movie palace, the State Theatre became a beloved arts center and a key element of Eau Claire's artistic renaissance.

Thu. Aug. 9th, 2018

Grand Avenue Bridge Refab Echoes Downtown Style

Lauren Fisher, photos by Luong Huynh

City Engineer Dave Solberg rapped on his desk – knocking on wood – as he said that construction on the Grand Avenue pedestrian bridge is moving right on schedule for its Aug. 21 completion date ...

Mon. Aug. 6th, 2018

Celebrating Rad Women: Writer Jodie Arnold launches WisWomen TV series

Taylor Reisdorf, photos by Luong Huynh

Local writer Jodie Arnold has funneled her desire to promote driven and successful women into a structured television series called WisWomen, which will air on Valley Media Works (Spectrum cable channel 993) in early September ...

Tue. Jul. 24th, 2018

The Final Frontier

Emilee Wentland, photos by Luong Huynh

space and rocks collide in new Water Street gallery

Thu. Jul. 12th, 2018

Opening Shot | June 11, 2018

photos by Luong Huynh

USING THE STAGE TO ITS FULL CAPACITY. Francis Starlite is known for his energetic, sometimes dangerous stage antics. He held a dance class for Eaux Claires IV attendees to learn sweet moves for the show, but something tells us he didn’t prepare concert-goers for this one.

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 ...

Oxbeaux II

Fri. Jul. 6th, 2018

On the eve of the 2018 Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival, The Oxbow Hotel once again hosted their OXBEAUX street concert right in front of the hotel ...

The Daily Shakedown

Thu. Jul. 5th, 2018

PHOTOS: Eaux Claires Fans at Peak Eaux Claires

Mike Paulus, photos by Luong Huynh, Lee Butterworth

We've taken many a photograph at past Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festivals, as all kinds of fantastic people converge upon the Chippewa Valley from around the world. Enjoy a handful of music fans who seem extra-at-home at Eaux Claires ...

Stone Space Gallery Opening

Thu. Jul. 5th, 2018

Stone Space Gallery is a new art space from Matt Oliverson and Steve Bateman, located at 431 Water Street. The gallery, which offers unique stones and paintings, had a soft opening on Tuesday, July 3.

The Verve Pipe @The Metro

Fri. Jun. 22nd, 2018

The multi-platinum alternative rock band The Verve Pipe is recognized worldwide for their radio hits Photograph, Hero, Happiness Is, Never Let You Down, and the #1 smash single The Freshmen. On Thursday, June 21 ...

Geography - Group Summer Art Show

Fri. Jun. 1st, 2018

Selected artists were invited to participate in this year’s themed summer show at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library by creating art that relates to their concept of “geography.” The show provides ...

Thu. May. 31st, 2018

Fest With the Best of ’Em

Julia van Allen, Raquel Dorf, Joseph Lynch, photos by Luong Huynh

Northwoods Blues Festival, Rock Fest, and Eaux Claires are on deck. Are you ready?

The Daily Shakedown

Wed. Apr. 4th, 2018

Prex Claires 2018 Lineup Unleashed

V1 Staff, photos by Luong Huynh

Today Blugold Radio released plans for 2018's 'Prex Claires' festivities, set for Thursday, July 5, revving things up for the Eaux Claires Music and Arts Festival on July 6-7. Last year saw the first installment of Prex Claires, inviting music lovers – both local and from out-of-town – into downtown Eau Claire.

Wed. Mar. 21st, 2018

Opening Shot | March 21, 2018

photos by Luong Huynh

IT’S GETTING A LITTLE S. CAREY OUT HERE. Eau Claire’s S. Carey (of Bon Iver) released his third full-length album – Hundred Acres – this month, which included a special backstage show at The State Theatre in Eau Claire on March 16.

Tue. Mar. 20th, 2018

V-Ball Is Your Chance to Dance All Night

Natalie Rosenkranz, photos by Luong Huynh

If you’re in need of an idea for date night, look no further: The 44th Annual Viennese Ball is coming April 13 and 14, and you don’t want to miss it! The Viennese Ball, or V-Ball, is a fundraiser for service, international, and ...

S. Carey Album Release Backstage @The State

Fri. Mar. 16th, 2018

Eau Claire's S.Carey (of Bon Iver) released his third full-length album – Hundred Acres – this month, which included a special backstage show at The State Theatre in Eau Claire on Thursday, March 16.

MidWest WeirdFest

Tue. Mar. 13th, 2018

Micon Downtown Cinema screened 50 “fantastic, frightening, offbeat, and just plain weird” films March 9-11 for the second annual MidWest WeirdFest film festival ...

Fri. Feb. 23rd, 2018

Lighting a Fire

Katie Vagnino, photos by Randy Lee, Luong Huynh

UWEC’s Fire Ball more than a drag show

Midwest Feminists Presents: Me Too Benefit

Sun. Feb. 4th, 2018

On Friday, Feb. 2, Midwest Feminists presented the Me Too Benefit at Forage in Eau Claire's Banbury Place. The event – which included live music, readings, presentations and more – raised funds for ...

Gaelynn Lea at The Oxbow Hotel

Mon. Jan. 15th, 2018

On Friday, Jan 12 Gaelynn Lea performed at The Oxbow Hotel. Gaelynn Lea is a musician from Duluth, MN. She's been playing violin for over twenty years ...

Wed. Jan. 10th, 2018

Opening Shot | Jan. 10, 2018

photos by Luong Huynh

JUST A-CROONING AND A-SWOONING. Former Eau Clairian songstress Savannah Smith joined Andy Cook in the The Oxbow Hotel’s gallery for an intimate show on Friday night, Jan. 5.

Tue. Nov. 28th, 2017

Ready for Anything

Barbara Arnold, photos by Luong Huynh

Altoona-based Red Cross specialist finds fulfillment responding to hurricanes, tornadoes, and other disasters

Syvers @The Cabin

Sun. Nov. 19th, 2017

Syvers is a Minneapolis based indie duo consisting of Jake and Sarah. Influenced by their individual roots, the duo infuses current trends of pop music with the intensity of post-rock and vulnerably-honest lyrics from a singer-songwriter background.

Wed. Nov. 15th, 2017

A Synthy New Aero Flynn Single

V1 Staff, photos by Luong Huynh

It’s been two years since we last heard recordings from Aero Flynn, the Minneapolis-based band made up Eau Clairians Josh Scott, Ben Lester, Dave Power, and more. After the release of 2015’s self-titled record ...

Thu. Nov. 2nd, 2017

Loud Whispers

Measha Vieth, photos by Luong Huynh

The Jaggernauts are back with a fierce new record

Wed. Aug. 23rd, 2017

Not Just for 'Girls'

Max Martinson, photos by Luong Huynh

roller derby team updates name to shift focus from gender

Ashley for the Arts 2017

Mon. Aug. 14th, 2017

Ashley for the Arts is one of Wisconsin’s largest charity events. The three-day festival is packed with music, food, art, and more ...

Fri. Aug. 11th, 2017

Music Quick Hits | August 2017

Eric Christenson, photos by Luong Huynh

Blugold Radio and the forthcoming Confluence Center announced a special show on August 25 to celebrate the coming school year and the center’s construction progress featuring Dames, Idle Empress, and The Heart Pills ...

Chalkfest 2017: The Big Day

Mon. Jul. 31st, 2017

Once again, Volume One partnered with UW-Eau Claire to present Chalkfest on UWEC's beautiful campus mall – on Saturday, July 29 – with over 150 local and regional artists chalking up the college's various sidewalks ...