Issue #189, Oct. 27, 2011

Articles in this Issue

Opening Letters
Athletic Aesthetic
The Rear End

Scare Raising

tracking the area’s fastest-moving Halloween scene


John Raymond Returns for Backstage Concert

The John Raymond Project is coming to The State Theatre as part of the Backstage Concert Series to bring you their UWEC-alumni filled band featuring Raymond on trumpet, Vinnie Rose on guitar, Scott Currier on piano, Jeremy Boettcher on bass and...

Urges From Elsewhere Are Headed to Here

A fun night of music is in store for you when the group Urges From Elsewhere comes to the House of Rock on Oct. 28 to impress you with a unique style. Categorized as “Drunkabilly,” their style features a blending...

Nici Peper

St. Croix Valley singer/songwriter headed to the B&B


Eau Claire the Scene of CSI: Live Stage Production

If you love murder mysteries, lasers, and TV’s Crime Scene Investigation (CSI), you’ll love CSI: Live! Presented by Mad Science, this live-action stage production is coming to The State Theatre on Nov. 10.

Visual Art

Arts & Crafts to Rock the House of Rock

On November 12, from 2-7pm, MargieAnn Goin, along with several other local artists will be displaying a multitude of arts and crafts. At the House of Rock. For real.

Chalking It to the Streets

North High School marketing students are gaining valuable skills and helping out local businesses with a fundraiser they are calling “Chalk It Up.”

Racy's to Host Cycling Snapshots

A one-day art exhibition at Racy’s (on Eau Claire’s Water Street) will celebrate the ever-rising cycling scene in the city. Organized by bike enthusiast and former Local Independence anchor David Smuhl ...

Local Look
Food / Drink

Taste of the North Year Six

The sixth annual Taste of the North is bringing all the music, fun, and food of the Northwest to Chippewa Falls on Nov. 5. Set in the beautiful Heyde Center for the Arts, this spectacular evening affair will take place from 6pm to 9pm.

Special Sections

Supplies for the Hyper-Nerd

School supplies used to be simple. Grab a few highlighters and some Post-Its and you were golden. But gone are the days of sharpening pencils and tearing the fringe off your notebook paper.

Mapping Your Napping

With all those late-night cramming sessions and the inevitable Scantron nightmares that follow, not to mention the fourth floor versus third floor Halo tournaments, students need to catch up on sleep during those lulls between classes.

Going Public

Wisconsin has hundreds of thousands of acres of public land you can hunt and/or fish on

Other Stuff

Note from the Editor | Oct. 27, 2011

Right now the Volume One staff is trying to decide if we can pull off another “Tunnel of Terror” outside our office during this year’s Downtown Trick or Treating event on Friday, October 28. This is where our entire staff spends most of the day...

Acclaimed Mover & Shaker to Speak on Social Change

One of the 25 inaugural members of the White House Council for Community Solutions, social architect and visionary, Bill Strickland, is scheduled to speak as part of the UWEC Forum Series in November.

Opening Shots

Opening Shot | Oct. 27, 2011

On Oct. 15, a zombie mob gathered in Eau Claire’s Wilson Park and then shambled forth, filling the streets (and local taverns) with undead fun – the Zombie Pub Crawl.

Cover Art