Issue #171 Feb. 17th, 2011
Issue #170 Feb. 3rd, 2011

Blinded Serves Up Some Real Talk

Flying to New York to make a music video might seem like a dream to some, but for Chapin Turner (aka Blinded, or B-L-I) it has become a regular occurrence.

Big Names Join S. Carey Tour

Local musician Sean Carey (drummer of Bon Iver) continues to tour the country in promotion of his first solo album, All We Grow, under the moniker S. Carey.

Shine On

Colfax author releases faith-based book

UWEC Gallery Digitizes

The Foster Gallery is opening the spring semester with a bang, as their current gallery exhibition features six artists from around the globe – artists whose works you may have already seen ...

UWEC Lines Up Spring Films

UW-Eau Claire has officially kicked off its spring film series with popular releases from the past year (District 9 and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World), but there’s plenty yet to come.

Issue #169 Jan. 20th, 2011

4 on the Floor

we’re taking notice of these Twin Cities blues rockers

Pieta Brown

folk roots run deep for alt-country songstress

Troupe Presents Not-at-all-ambiguous Sports Musical

Middle-aged, gray-haired Brent can’t decide what he wants. He’s been playing softball for The Bar, his local area team, for many years now. Brent’s a little worried about the new pitcher on the roster ...

Bottoms Up

historical fiction author has four books, two more on the way

Issue #168 Jan. 6th, 2011

High School Band Competition on the Hunt

Aspiring high school musicians take note: Launchpad is looking for garage bands. Now in its seventh year, this alternative music competition is open to high school students who rock it after school hours.

Issue #167 Dec. 16th, 2010

Local Bands Cover Holiday Favorites for Annual Mixtape

Eau Clairian Andy Plank is a huge fan of Christmas, and not just on Facebook. For the last four years Plank has been organizing local musicians to record Christmas songs; he then releases the tunes in a compilation. He’s brought together artists ...

Issue #166 Dec. 2nd, 2010

Strange Brew

downtown coffee shop books electronica/indie folk lineup

George Winston

famed Peanuts pianist brings seasonal flare to State Theatre

Locally Made iPhone App Gets a Reboot

Bleep! A bright orange alien head … Cha-ching! with a pickle hat … Quack Quack! in an undersized shirt for a large blue belly … Pling! and space boots for feet … Swoosh!

Issue #165 Nov. 18th, 2010

The Last Waltz

stage production immortalizes The Band’s farewell show

Issue #164 Nov. 4th, 2010

Dead Dogs

local quintet mixes blues and jazz (for starters)

World-Famous Trumpeter to Toot at Regis

The Chippewa Valley Jazz Orchestra is honored to welcome Wayne Bergeron to Regis High School for what’s shaping up to be a thrilling performance involving Memorial, Regis, and North’s big bands as well.

Elk Mound Author Releases Short Stories Collection

Elk Mound author G.R. Revelle has worked to embrace his mother’s Scandinavian and his father’s southern heritage equally, a struggle which formulated his newest book, When Catfish Swim With Lutefisk.

Abstract Art Fills the Library Gallery's Walls

I would bet most people, without knowing it, will gauge their interest/liking of an abstract piece of art based on the complexity and combination of shapes and the color combinations used therein.

Wisconsin Film Festival Wants Your Celluloid

Calling all filmmakers! The 13th Annual Wisconsin Film Festival (presented by UW-Madison Arts Institute) is now accepting narrative, documentary, experimental, or animated film submissions of any length.

Issue #163 Oct. 21st, 2010

Arlo Guthrie

State Theatre just can’t stop bringing you the mega-folk

The Deedles

Kansas band plays double shot of Halloween shows

HairSpray

things get hairy for the Eau Claire Children’s Theatre

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