Issue #152 2010-05-20

In a Rhythm

UWEC’s Jazz Ensemble again named among best

Issue #151 2010-05-06

Memorial's Evening of Jazz

Memorial High School’s Jazz Ensemble I is heading off to the highly regarded Essentially Ellington competition in New York … again!


jazz trio Adelyn Rose draws sound from Eau Claire scene

Issue #150 2010-04-22

Bandwith Radio

locally crafted website hopes to connect fans to the music makers

Split to Kill

local metal masters Desolatevoid release split album spanning two states

Local Youths Need Musicians as Mentors

The Boys & Girls Club of the Greater Chippewa Valley launched a program this year called Music Makers, which pairs community musicians with club participants and teaches them how to play musical instruments.

2010 MSPIFF Features Animation Workshops

The 28th Annual Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival will be showing more than 145 films from over 60 countries over a two-week period at the St. Anthony Main Theater in Minneapolis.

Issue #149 2010-04-08

Frankenstein Crew Heads to Fringe Fest

Chapter 13 Productions, the theater company that brought an original version of Frankenstein to the Heyde Center last fall, will take to the road this summer.

Weighed Down

‘20 oz.’ art exhibition features work from four townies

Arts Board Seeks Artists for Residency Program

The Wisconsin Arts Board, Edenfred, and Overture Center for the Arts have announced a new performing artists residency program designed to help Wisconsin artists take their ideas to production.

Issue #148 2010-03-25

Jagjaguwar Signs Peter Wolf Crier

Peter Wolf Crier’s debut album, Inter-Be, launched only a few months ago, yet it is the latest regional music project slated for the oxymoronic “indie big time” with the announcement of a spring re-release by the label Jagjaguwar (the same of Bon Iver).

Zoo Animal

hooky Minneapolis creature on display at The Underground

Singing Little Women

If you've always wanted to see Little Women as a Broadway musical, this is the show for you.

The Bacchae

UW-Stout’s Theatre Department tackles story of Dionysus

The Yarn Tree

a Putnam Heights artist makes front yard nature her canvas

Issue #147 2010-03-11

Memorial Jazz Heads to Essentially Ellington (Again)

For the third consecutive year Eau Claire’s Memorial High School has won the prestigious honor of being selected to compete at Essentially Ellington in New York from May 8-10, proving once again that their Jazz is a force to be reckoned with.


video game-based power metal finally comes to town


UWEC’s incredible annual dance exhibition

Ron White

everyman comedian breaks State Theatre record

New Book Completes Trilogy on Altoona History

At 479 pages, The Red Caboose: A Collection of Altoona, Wisconsin Memories 2009 by Jack Blacburn, Roger Rasmussen, and John R. Thurston is probably not a weekend read, but it is a comprehensive collection of memories about Altoona from the 1880s through t

Posters & Pin-Ups

Steve Bateman returns to Tangled Up in Hue this month with a new show

Issue #146 2010-02-25

Cover Craft

House of Rock hosts as Decadent Cabaret hits year thirty-one

Haley Bonar

Minnesota alt-country songstress to visit Menomonie

Downtown EC Art Venues Consider Monthly Crawls

Drew Seveland, co-owner of Infinitea Tea House, appreciates the many art events going on in Eau Claire; now he just wants to coordinate a way for a cluster of them to happen on the same night.

Issue #145 2010-02-11

Grey Gardens

UWEC faculty play lead roles in historical musical

Off to See the Wizard

It’s the classic tale of Dorothy Gale, who after being carried away by a tornado, house and all, lands in a magical land, meeting up with kindly scarecrows, cowardly lions, good (and bad) witches, and a host of other fantastic beings and places.

Like the First Time

Whether it’s sweet, painful, or awkward, everyone has a memory of their first experience ... we're talking about sex.


citywide art project asks people to divulge secrets

Issue #144 2010-01-28

Rockin' and-a Outreachin'

Memorial High School’s International Outreach Club will make both a local and an international impact through one unique event.

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