Luong Huynh

photographer - from: Eau Claire

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The Daily Shakedown

Fri. May. 19th, 2017

Eaux Claires Goes Huge on 2017 Art Installations

Eric Christenson, photos by Lee Butterworth, Luong Huynh

The Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival is just about four weeks away, and they just announced their mind-bending slate of visual arts, performance pieces, sound installations, artistic collaborations, and literature events ...

Wed. May. 3rd, 2017

Time Is Tight for Pagoda

Tom Giffey, photos by Luong Huynh

museum needs big space to stash iconic restaurant roof

Wed. Apr. 19th, 2017

Oddball? No, V Ball

by Katie Vagnino, photos by Luong Huynh

I always wondered what the fuss was about the Viennese Ball – now I understand

The Daily Shakedown

Wed. Apr. 19th, 2017

Woo's Pagoda Needs Help ... SOON

Mike Paulus, photos by Luong Huynh

It looks like the fabled 18-foot tall pagoda which used to adorn the now gone Woo's Pagoda restaurant on Hastings Way in Eau Claire needs a new storage facility by May 15 or ...

Thu. Mar. 23rd, 2017

Eaux Claires Festival Seeks Artists' Installations

Hannah Mumm, photos by Luong Huynh

Eaux Claires wants you: Once again, the creative team behind the annual art and music festival is putting out a call for artists. Curators, designers, and creative directors will review all submissions ...

The Daily Shakedown

Wed. Mar. 8th, 2017

IN STOCK: Nickolas Butler's The Hearts of Men

Local Store Shopkeep , photos by Luong Huynh

We've never seen anything like it. Last Monday's reading and book release from Nickolas Butler was one of the biggest events The Local Store has hosted – the place was packed with readers and fans ...

CWC Presents Boy Kisses @The Plus

Fri. Mar. 3rd, 2017

Individually, the four core members of Minneapolis-based Boy Kisses Comedy — Turner Barrowman, Collin Klug, Robert Fones, and Drew Janda — are phenomenally talented ...

Red Light Poetry Reading @Red's

Mon. Feb. 13th, 2017

On Friday, February 10, as a precursor to Valentine's Day, Red's Mercantile in Eau Claire hosted a poetry reading to get your your heart pumping. Crimson hues will streamed on local authors ...

Seasaw + LASKA @The Lakely

Fri. Feb. 10th, 2017

The Oxbow Hotel and The Lakely played host to Seasaw and LASKA on Thursday night, Feb. 9. Seasaw is a folk pop band from Madison, while local favorite LASKA is a sister trio out of Eau Claire.

Thu. Feb. 9th, 2017

Vienna on the Chippewa

Pan Thao, photos by Luong Huynh

get your tickets now for UWEC’s annual V-Ball

The Pines @The Oxbow

Mon. Jan. 9th, 2017

Minneapolis-based band (by way of Moonrise, Iowa) The Pines played a set at The Oxbow Hotel in downtown Eau Claire on Friday night, January 6.

JE Sunde + Kalispell @The Oxbow

Mon. Nov. 21st, 2016

J.E. Sunde is the stage name of Jon Sunde, founding member of seminal Eau Claire band The Daredevil Christopher Wright. Kalispell's (Shane Leonard) newest album explores jazz and minimalist ideas while keeping with Paul Simon-infused songwriting sensibilities. The two played ...

Poliça + Stargaze @Schofield Hall

Mon. Nov. 21st, 2016

On Saturday, Nov. 19, UW-Eau Claire's Schofield Hall hosted Music for the Long Emergency – a collaboration between Berlin-based chamber ensemble Stargaze and Minneapolis-based electro-pop outfit Poliça.

The Staves @Pine Hollow

Mon. Nov. 7th, 2016

On Sunday, November 6, English folk rock trio The Staves performed an intimate show at the Pine Hollow recording studio outside of Eau Claire.

War of the Worlds Radio Reenactment

Mon. Oct. 31st, 2016

In celebration of the 78th anniversary of Orson Welles' classic radio drama, "War of the Worlds," locals enjoyed a reader's theater reenactment of the infamous show on Friday night, October 28 at The Local Store in downtown Eau Claire. ...

Wed. Oct. 19th, 2016

Skin-Crawling Local Tales

Mike Paulus, photos by Luong Huynh

an extra-spooky take on Volume One's storytelling series

Mary Mack at The Plus

Mon. Oct. 10th, 2016

Recently featured on Conan, Mary Mack performs her sometimes-musical comedy at festivals, colleges, clubs, casinos and anywhere you can find ...

Wed. Sep. 7th, 2016

Blazing the Stage

Denise Olson, photos by Luong Huynh

Perry’s breakout book gets theatrical treatment

Wed. Sep. 7th, 2016

Celebrating 100 Years With a UWEC Storytelling Festival

Zach Schultz, photos by Luong Huynh

Rob Reid is a local legend for his efforts with children’s literacy and storytelling, his work as a senior lecturer at UW-Eau Claire, and his many books and articles ...

Population: 485 at Big Top Chautauqua

Tue. Aug. 30th, 2016

Author Michael Perry and guests presented a stage adaptation of Perry’s sometimes comic, sometimes heartbreaking bestselling memoir Population: 485 at Big Top Chautauqua in Bayfield, Wisconsin on Sunday, August 28. Featuring a host of local actors ...

Let's Be Honest: Your Best Story

Fri. Aug. 26th, 2016

At Let's Be Honest – V1's grownup 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 ...

Eaux Claires 2016: The Grounds

Thu. Aug. 18th, 2016

Crafted by creative director Michael Brown, the 2016 Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival (August 12 & 13) 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 2016: The People

Thu. Aug. 18th, 2016

Over 20,000 people showed up for the 2016 Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival (August 12 & 13). Attracted by the diverse lineup; headliner shows from Bon Iver, Erykah Badu, James Blake, and the all-star Day of the Dead tribute; and the promise of memorable art installations ...

Eaux Claires 2016: The Music

Thu. Aug. 18th, 2016

With multiple stages and a diverse lineup of performers hand-picked by festival curators Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) and Aaron Dessner (The National), the 2016 Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival (August 12 & 13) provided two days of fantastic live music ...

The Daily Shakedown

Wed. Aug. 17th, 2016

Eaux Claires 2016 Recap: Unapologetically Bold

Eric Christenson, photos by Lee Butterworth, Luong Huynh

With a handful of stages pumping out tunes from a stunning expanse of genres, interactive art installations scattered in every nook and cranny of the grounds, secret stages, collaborative performances, noise, circuitry, and experimentation – the Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival went bold this year, and never looked back ...

Eaux Claires 2016 – Day Two

Sun. Aug. 14th, 2016

Here's a quick look at the Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival from Saturday, August 13. Keep your eyes open – we'll be posting more photos soon!

Eaux Claires 2016 – Day One

Sat. Aug. 13th, 2016

Here's a quick look at the Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival from Friday, August 11. Keep your eyes open – we'll be posting more photos soon!

Wed. Aug. 10th, 2016

Arcadia Hearts the Arts

Barbara Arnold, photos by Luong Huynh

Ashley for the Arts returns with top name talent

Wed. Aug. 10th, 2016

Opening Shot | August 10, 2016

photos by Luong Huynh

"HOW MUCH WOOD COULD A CHAINSAW SAW? Takao Hayashi of Japan won first place at the U.S. Open Chainsaw Sculpture Championship in Eau Claire’s Carson Park, Aug. 4-7."

US Open Chainsaw Sculpture Championship 2016

Mon. Aug. 8th, 2016

Top chainsaw artists from around the world competed for prizes as they turned simple logs into stunning works of art August 4–7 in Eau Claire's Carson Park. Takao Hayashi of Japan took first place. Photos are from August 6 and 7.

Summerfest 2016

Mon. Aug. 8th, 2016

On Saturday, August 6, downtown Eau Claire shut down S. Barstow Street for its Summerfest 2016 celebration with music, street vendors, food, a classic car show, a petting zoo, and more.

The Daily Shakedown

Mon. Aug. 8th, 2016

Return to the River: Justin Vernon Talks Eaux Claires

Eric Christenson, photos by Lee Butterworth, Luong Huynh

Since he debuted the Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival last summer, Justin Vernon has kept busy. He’s helped shape the vision for a new hotel in Eau Claire called The Oxbow, collaborated on new tracks with big name musician pals like James Blake and Kanye West, and played four unforgettable nights at the Sydney Opera House with Bon Iver – all while planning and keeping the gears turning on Eaux Claires year two ...

Wed. Jun. 15th, 2016

Right Here In River City

Gigi Roelant, photos by Luong Huynh

CVTG preps its massive production of The Music Man

Wed. Jun. 1st, 2016

2016 Music Festivals

V1 Staff, Eric Christenson, photos by Luong Huynh, Caitlyn Berlin

take some of the biggest names in the music industry, and make a weekend of it

Let's Be Honest: Overdoing It

Mon. May. 9th, 2016

At Let's Be Honest – V1's grownup 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 ...