Tuesday, Sep. 2nd, 2014

Food & Drink

8pm Tue. Sep. 2

Artisan Evening (Open Mic/Stage)

Enjoy local talent (or share your own) at an "open mic" experience with an artist's touch. Savor cuisine from our full artisan menu 'til midnight with half-price apps and taps after 9pm. Sign-up begins at 8pm for a limited number of slots. First come, first serve.

Pizza Plus

Cost: FREE

Stage

9:30pm Tue. Sep. 2

Comedian Brandon Vestal

Brandon Vestal's comedy has been referred to as "extremely powerful" and it’s been used by thousands to make the world a better place. Some examples include FEMA handing out Brandon's comedy CD instead of water and shelter.

Thursday, Sep. 4th, 2014

Full Slate

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Sep. 4

UWEC Theatre & Dance Open House

Come have some snacks and meet the UW-Eau Claire theatre and dance faculty and staff, as well as your fellow students. You'll learn about this year's season, upcoming auditions and technical openings, and all the ways you can gt involved in…

Riverside Theatre

Cost: FREE

Stage

8pm Thu. Sep. 4

BareBones Improv and Backwards Thinkers Improv

Enjoy an inventive, off-the-wall evening of made-up scenes, games, and other assorted weirdness inspired by audience suggestions. It’s improv, so it’s different every time. This is quite literally the only chance you’ll ever have to see the show. Expect enthusiastic laughs and uncomfortable cringes. Doors at 8pm.

House of Rock

Cost: FREE admission but please donate in the donation jar by the front door

Friday, Sep. 5th, 2014

Stage

10pm Fri. Sep. 5

The Stand Up Get Down

Tonight features a fistful of local comedians including Jordan James, Cullen Ryan, Christina Wolff, Ryan Kahl, DJ Adept, Justin Schenck, Eric Christenson, Peter Diedrick, Alex Raney, Mack Chambers, Mackenzie B. Live music by Sayth and SloSlyLove. Doors at 8pm.

House of Rock

Cost: FREE admission, but donations will be accepted for the Eau Claire LGBT Resource Center

Age: 21+

Saturday, Sep. 6th, 2014

Music

2-10pm Sat. Sep. 6

Street Level's Free UW-Stout Block Party

Espresso, henna, food, prizes and live music? This year’s 17th Annual Block Party showcase includes Eau Claire and Minneapolis-based bands Marah in the Mainsail (punk-grass), Harbor and Home (indie rock), The Dust of Men (southern folk), Apollos (Ambient rock), and more. Bring your friends.

UW-Stout Johnson Fieldhouse North Lawn

Cost: FREE

Age: ages 16+

Tuesday, Sep. 9th, 2014

Education

7-8:30pm Tue. Sep. 9

Woman to Woman feat. Anita Renfroe

Sponsored by Sacred Heart and now in its sixteenth year, Woman to Woman has been inspiring women in the Chippewa Valley to live healthy, savor good company and enjoy the wit and wisdom of national speakers. Our featured performer this year is Anita Renfroe.

State Theatre

Cost: $14-$18

Food & Drink

8pm Tue. Sep. 9

Artisan Evening (Open Mic/Stage)

Enjoy local talent (or share your own) at an "open mic" experience with an artist's touch. Savor cuisine from our full artisan menu 'til midnight with half-price apps and taps after 9pm. Sign-up begins at 8pm for a limited number of slots. First come, first serve.

Pizza Plus

Cost: FREE

Thursday, Sep. 11th, 2014

Full Slate

7-8:30pm Thu. Sep. 11

Flamenco Music and Dance by EviscerArt

September is National Hispanic Heritage Month and the Heyde Center is pleased to present the award-winning Spanish flamenco production "EviscerArt" starring dancer Vanesa Aibar, guitarist Eduardo Pacheco and pianist and singer Cristian de Moret.

The Heyde Center for the Arts

Cost: adults $18, seniors $17, youth $10

Age: All ages

Music (all ages)

7:30pm Thu. Sep. 11

La Cage Aux Folles

Georges, owner of a Saint-Tropez nightclub is partnered with his high-strung star performer. Life is good until Georges' son turns up engaged to the daughter of a conservative politician.

The Grand Theatre

Cost: $20 adults, $18 seniors, $10 students

Friday, Sep. 12th, 2014

Causes

6pm Fri. Sep. 12

Dancing with the Eau Claire Stars

Based on the popular ABC TV show, the event features local celebrities competing in two rounds of dancing. This year’s compulsory dance is a musical theatre number set to a musical ECCT has produced over the last 25 years. Celebrity dancers…

Zorn Arena, UWEC Campus

Cost: $70, includes gourmet dinner

Music (all ages)

7:30pm Fri. Sep. 12

La Cage Aux Folles

Georges, owner of a Saint-Tropez nightclub is partnered with his high-strung star performer. Life is good until Georges' son turns up engaged to the daughter of a conservative politician.

The Grand Theatre

Cost: $20 adults, $18 seniors, $10 students

Saturday, Sep. 13th, 2014

Music (all ages)

7:30pm Sat. Sep. 13

La Cage Aux Folles

Georges, owner of a Saint-Tropez nightclub is partnered with his high-strung star performer. Life is good until Georges' son turns up engaged to the daughter of a conservative politician.

The Grand Theatre

Cost: $20 adults, $18 seniors, $10 students

Sunday, Sep. 14th, 2014

Music (all ages)

1:30pm Sun. Sep. 14

La Cage Aux Folles

Georges, owner of a Saint-Tropez nightclub is partnered with his high-strung star performer. Life is good until Georges' son turns up engaged to the daughter of a conservative politician.

The Grand Theatre

Cost: $20 adults, $18 seniors, $10 students

Tuesday, Sep. 16th, 2014

Food & Drink

8pm Tue. Sep. 16

Artisan Evening (Open Mic/Stage)

Enjoy local talent (or share your own) at an "open mic" experience with an artist's touch. Savor cuisine from our full artisan menu 'til midnight with half-price apps and taps after 9pm. Sign-up begins at 8pm for a limited number of slots. First come, first serve.

Pizza Plus

Cost: FREE

Thursday, Sep. 18th, 2014

Music (all ages)

7:30pm Thu. Sep. 18

La Cage Aux Folles

Georges, owner of a Saint-Tropez nightclub is partnered with his high-strung star performer. Life is good until Georges' son turns up engaged to the daughter of a conservative politician.

The Grand Theatre

Cost: $20 adults, $18 seniors, $10 students

Friday, Sep. 19th, 2014

Music

6:30pm Fri. Sep. 19

Phila Friday's Open Mic

The Phila Initiative is a group of young socially active students and artists that formed a year ago with the backing of UWStout's Multicultural Student Services. Come to the first Phila Fridays open mic to enjoy poetry, music, & great food. Sign up starts at 6:30pm. Open mic 7-9pm.

Acoustic Cafe, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Music

7-10pm Fri. Sep. 19

The Shillelagh Lads

Spend summer with the Lads! They sing, they wear silly hats and regale you with charming Irish tales& tunes. What else could you ask for? Invite your friends for a rabble-rousin', mug-poundin', foot-stompin' good time. Dancers included. Call Houligans for reservations.

Houligans Steak & Seafood Pub

Cost: $8

Recreation

7:30pm Fri. Sep. 19

Folk Dance with live music from Bulgarika Band

International folk dancing to live music provided by the "Bulgarika" band from New York City. This group of four Bulgarian masters sing and play the enchanting music of Bulgaria on traditional instruments. This is a dance event - very limited seating available.

YMCA Fitness Center

Music

7:30-9pm Fri. Sep. 19

Madison Ballet's Fascinatin' Rhythm

Madison Ballet's "Fascinatin' Rhythm" delights and dazzles with a performance featuring some of the world's most beloved music. From the Italian classics of "La Luce d'Amore" to the jazzy and romantic works of Gershwin in George Balanchine's iconic "Who Cares?", this program will please dance fans and music lovers alike.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts

Cost: $28

Music (all ages)

7:30pm Fri. Sep. 19

La Cage Aux Folles

Georges, owner of a Saint-Tropez nightclub is partnered with his high-strung star performer. Life is good until Georges' son turns up engaged to the daughter of a conservative politician.

The Grand Theatre

Cost: $20 adults, $18 seniors, $10 students

Saturday, Sep. 20th, 2014

Food & Drink

11am-6pm Sat. Sep. 20

International Fall Festival

South Barstow Street in downtown Eau Claire will be filled with more than 100 food, craft, and art vendor. Enjoy ethnic foods, a kids' carnival, a petting zoo, pony rides, the Blugold Marching Band, and street performances. An All-America…

Age: All ages

Music (all ages)

7:30pm Sat. Sep. 20

La Cage Aux Folles

Georges, owner of a Saint-Tropez nightclub is partnered with his high-strung star performer. Life is good until Georges' son turns up engaged to the daughter of a conservative politician.

The Grand Theatre

Cost: $20 adults, $18 seniors, $10 students

Sunday, Sep. 21st, 2014

Music (all ages)

1:30pm Sun. Sep. 21

La Cage Aux Folles

Georges, owner of a Saint-Tropez nightclub is partnered with his high-strung star performer. Life is good until Georges' son turns up engaged to the daughter of a conservative politician.

The Grand Theatre

Cost: $20 adults, $18 seniors, $10 students

Kids

2-3pm Sun. Sep. 21

Bubble Wonders: Anything is Possible!

Audiences watch spellbound as Geoff Akins does the most amazing things with ordinary soap and water. Bubble Wonders is full of amazing bubble tricks including the bubble caterpillar, volcano bubble, gigantic dancing bubble, bubbles inside of bubbles, Kid in a bubble and much more.

The Heyde Center for the Arts

Cost: $8 adults, $7 seniors, $3 kids, $20 family of four

Tuesday, Sep. 23rd, 2014

Food & Drink

8pm Tue. Sep. 23

Artisan Evening (Open Mic/Stage)

Enjoy local talent (or share your own) at an "open mic" experience with an artist's touch. Savor cuisine from our full artisan menu 'til midnight with half-price apps and taps after 9pm. Sign-up begins at 8pm for a limited number of slots. First come, first serve.

Pizza Plus

Cost: FREE

Thursday, Sep. 25th, 2014

Words

7pm Thu. Sep. 25

Bruce Taylor Reading: In Other Words

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 previously existing text.

The Volume One Gallery

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Friday, Sep. 26th, 2014

Stage

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Sep. 26

The Wayside

An evening of great music, hilarious true stories with a focus on Wisconsin life, audience participation, and great local prizes await you at The Wayside. With the feel of an old-time Big Top Chautauqua show, The Wayside offers everyone a good time through song and stories.

The Heyde Center for the Arts

Cost: $15 adults, $14 seniors, $7 youth

Tuesday, Sep. 30th, 2014

Food & Drink

8pm Tue. Sep. 30

Artisan Evening (Open Mic/Stage)

Enjoy local talent (or share your own) at an "open mic" experience with an artist's touch. Savor cuisine from our full artisan menu 'til midnight with half-price apps and taps after 9pm. Sign-up begins at 8pm for a limited number of slots. First come, first serve.

Pizza Plus

Cost: FREE

Tuesday, Oct. 7th, 2014

Food & Drink

8pm Tue. Oct. 7

Artisan Evening (Open Mic/Stage)

Enjoy local talent (or share your own) at an "open mic" experience with an artist's touch. Savor cuisine from our full artisan menu 'til midnight with half-price apps and taps after 9pm. Sign-up begins at 8pm for a limited number of slots. First come, first serve.

Pizza Plus

Cost: FREE

Thursday, Oct. 9th, 2014

Stage

7pm Thu. Oct. 9

Let's Be Honest - A Grown-Up Storytelling Series: Scared Witless

Volume One's new storytelling series, where some of the area's best writers and yarn-spinners take to the mic for a night of personal stories told live. Each night multiple storytellers muse on a common theme, followed by an open mic period…

The Volume One Gallery

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Tuesday, Oct. 14th, 2014

Stage

7-9pm Tue. Oct. 14

The Lady with All the Answers

This one-woman show about Eppie Lederer provides a compelling portrait of assisting the woman writing the syndicated “Ann Landers” advice column for the Chicago Sun-Times. But the woman had just died and Eppie was hired to write the column … and so she also inherited the Ann Landers pen-name.

The Heyde Center for the Arts

Cost: $16 adults, $15 seniors, $10 youth

Food & Drink

8pm Tue. Oct. 14

Artisan Evening (Open Mic/Stage)

Enjoy local talent (or share your own) at an "open mic" experience with an artist's touch. Savor cuisine from our full artisan menu 'til midnight with half-price apps and taps after 9pm. Sign-up begins at 8pm for a limited number of slots. First come, first serve.

Pizza Plus

Cost: FREE

Tuesday, Oct. 21st, 2014

Food & Drink

8pm Tue. Oct. 21

Artisan Evening (Open Mic/Stage)

Enjoy local talent (or share your own) at an "open mic" experience with an artist's touch. Savor cuisine from our full artisan menu 'til midnight with half-price apps and taps after 9pm. Sign-up begins at 8pm for a limited number of slots. First come, first serve.

Pizza Plus

Cost: FREE

Friday, Oct. 24th, 2014

Stage

8:30-10:15pm Fri. Oct. 24

Todd Andrews-Comedian

Todd Andrews will support a lot of laughs from the audience. Stop in to enjoy the evening with cool drinks and fun.

Cell Block Lounge

Cost: $20, in advance: $15, $25 for couple

Age: 21+

Tuesday, Oct. 28th, 2014

Food & Drink

8pm Tue. Oct. 28

Artisan Evening (Open Mic/Stage)

Enjoy local talent (or share your own) at an "open mic" experience with an artist's touch. Savor cuisine from our full artisan menu 'til midnight with half-price apps and taps after 9pm. Sign-up begins at 8pm for a limited number of slots. First come, first serve.

Pizza Plus

Cost: FREE

Friday, Oct. 31st, 2014

Kids

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Oct. 31

Madam Mirabella's Improv: Comedy-Murder Mystery

Are the dead walking among us in Chippewa Falls? Must this spirit insist on only singing show-tunes? Silly psychic Madam Mirabella will answer these questions and more in a family-friendly, frighteningly funny and interactive night you'll never forget. Be ready to laugh, but beware ... you just may be tickled ... to death!

The Heyde Center for the Arts

Cost: $15 adults, $14 seniors, $7 youth

Saturday, Nov. 1st, 2014

Stage

7:30-9pm Sat. Nov. 1

Comedian Roger Radley

A one-time Wisconsin farm boy, award-winning comedian Roger Radley secretly dreamed of becoming a comedian after seeing Jonathan Winters improvise on the Tonight Show. He has shared the stage with George Carlin, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, BB King and many others.

The Heyde Center for the Arts

Cost: $11 adults, $10 seniors, $9 youth

Tuesday, Nov. 4th, 2014

Food & Drink

8pm Tue. Nov. 4

Artisan Evening (Open Mic/Stage)

Enjoy local talent (or share your own) at an "open mic" experience with an artist's touch. Savor cuisine from our full artisan menu 'til midnight with half-price apps and taps after 9pm. Sign-up begins at 8pm for a limited number of slots. First come, first serve.

Pizza Plus

Cost: FREE

Tuesday, Nov. 11th, 2014

Food & Drink

8pm Tue. Nov. 11

Artisan Evening (Open Mic/Stage)

Enjoy local talent (or share your own) at an "open mic" experience with an artist's touch. Savor cuisine from our full artisan menu 'til midnight with half-price apps and taps after 9pm. Sign-up begins at 8pm for a limited number of slots. First come, first serve.

Pizza Plus

Cost: FREE

Saturday, Nov. 15th, 2014

Stage

7:30-9pm Sat. Nov. 15

The Mentalist Christopher Carter

While observing a poker game at age eight, Christopher Carter realized that people broadcast their thoughts in ways beyond words. This revelation led him to a lifelong interest “people reading.” Christopher’s humorous, theatrical performances will show that the audience is the true star of the show. Christopher will get everyone involved.

The Heyde Center for the Arts

Cost: $15 adults, $13 seniors, $7 youth

Sunday, Nov. 16th, 2014

Stage

2-3pm Sun. Nov. 16

Shattered Reality

Shattered Reality is a nonprofit music organization whose performances use the power of percussion set to music, as well as high energy choreography, to engage and then motivate audiences to realize that any person, at any age in life, can dream and succeed.

The Heyde Center for the Arts

Cost: FREE, but tickets are required (limit six/person, groups must contact the office in advance)

Tuesday, Nov. 18th, 2014

Food & Drink

8pm Tue. Nov. 18

Artisan Evening (Open Mic/Stage)

Enjoy local talent (or share your own) at an "open mic" experience with an artist's touch. Savor cuisine from our full artisan menu 'til midnight with half-price apps and taps after 9pm. Sign-up begins at 8pm for a limited number of slots. First come, first serve.

Pizza Plus

Cost: FREE

Tuesday, Nov. 25th, 2014

Food & Drink

8pm Tue. Nov. 25

Artisan Evening (Open Mic/Stage)

Enjoy local talent (or share your own) at an "open mic" experience with an artist's touch. Savor cuisine from our full artisan menu 'til midnight with half-price apps and taps after 9pm. Sign-up begins at 8pm for a limited number of slots. First come, first serve.

Pizza Plus

Cost: FREE

Tuesday, Dec. 2nd, 2014

Food & Drink

8pm Tue. Dec. 2

Artisan Evening (Open Mic/Stage)

Enjoy local talent (or share your own) at an "open mic" experience with an artist's touch. Savor cuisine from our full artisan menu 'til midnight with half-price apps and taps after 9pm. Sign-up begins at 8pm for a limited number of slots. First come, first serve.

Pizza Plus

Cost: FREE

Thursday, Dec. 4th, 2014

Stage

7pm Thu. Dec. 4

Let's Be Honest - A Grown-Up Storytelling Series: Original Kin

Volume One's new storytelling series, where some of the area's best writers and yarn-spinners take to the mic for a night of personal stories told live. Each night multiple storytellers muse on a common theme. Tonight's theme is Original Kin:…

The Volume One Gallery

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Tuesday, Dec. 9th, 2014

Food & Drink

8pm Tue. Dec. 9

Artisan Evening (Open Mic/Stage)

Enjoy local talent (or share your own) at an "open mic" experience with an artist's touch. Savor cuisine from our full artisan menu 'til midnight with half-price apps and taps after 9pm. Sign-up begins at 8pm for a limited number of slots. First come, first serve.

Pizza Plus

Cost: FREE

Thursday, Dec. 11th, 2014

Stage

7pm Thu. Dec. 11

Let's Be Honest - A Grown-Up Storytelling Series: On the Road

Volume One's new storytelling series, where some of the area's best writers and yarn-spinners take to the mic for a night of personal stories told live. Each night multiple storytellers muse on a common theme. Tonight's theme is On the Road:…

The Volume One Gallery

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Tuesday, Dec. 16th, 2014

Food & Drink

8pm Tue. Dec. 16

Artisan Evening (Open Mic/Stage)

Enjoy local talent (or share your own) at an "open mic" experience with an artist's touch. Savor cuisine from our full artisan menu 'til midnight with half-price apps and taps after 9pm. Sign-up begins at 8pm for a limited number of slots. First come, first serve.

Pizza Plus

Cost: FREE

Thursday, Dec. 18th, 2014

Full Slate

7pm Thu. Dec. 18

Let's Be Honest - A Grown-Up Storytelling Series: Holiday Heroics

Volume One's new storytelling series, where some of the area's best writers and yarn-spinners take to the mic for a night of personal stories told live. Each night multiple storytellers muse on a common theme. Tonight's theme is Holiday…

The Volume One Gallery

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

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