NEW IMAGES: Haymarket Plaza Concept

Thu. Feb. 16th, 2017

Mike Paulus

Released Tuesday (2-14) during a work session following the Eau Claire City Council’s bi-weekly meeting, we can now check out concept renderings for the Haymarket Plaza which are far more official than anything we’ve seen before ...

Red Light Poetry Reading @Red's

photos by Luong Huynh

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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 ...

Local Snow Carving Team Takes 4th National Title

Fri. Feb. 10th, 2017

Mike Paulus

The sculpture is amazing. It's a fantastic mix of artistic expression, intricate detail, and advanced technical voodoo. The sculpture's main feature is a life-sized, life-like dancer suspended from ...

Seasaw + LASKA @The Lakely

photos by Luong Huynh

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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.

It Might Get a Bit Nasty

Wed. Feb. 8th, 2017

Barbara Arnold

EC grad’s new brass band impresses the homestead

Louie Armstrong meets Prince. That’s how Eau Claire native and saxophonist Elliott Wachs, one of the founders of the McNasty Brass Band of St. Paul, describes the group’s sound: a fusion of New Orleans-style jazziness with the funky new-wave swagger of the late Prince ...