Old Ideas, New Knowledge, Sustainable Communities | Nels Paulson | TEDxUW-Stout

Wed. Feb. 3rd, 2016

Nels Paulson is a sociologist - a researcher and a fly-fisher who mentors students in making meaning of the intersections of science and community. He believes we know the answers for many of the ills of the world, answers that are inconvenient to the autonomous, disconnected lives we choose ...

The Sidekicks cover "Thriller"

Tue. Oct. 27th, 2015

Longtime local singer/songwriters Jeff White and James Ignacio – aka The Sidekicks – cover "Thriller" back in 2010 at the Village of Terror in Chippewa Falls.

Summer Comes... Eaux Claires 2016 Announcement Video

Thu. Oct. 22nd, 2015

If you attended last July's Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival just outside of Eau Claire, this video oughta kick ya square in the nostalgics. Featuring 5 minutes of fest footage, a Bon Iver tune, and Michael Perry voiceover, the video helped to announce the 2016 ‪Eaux Claires‬ dates: August 12 and

Oakwood Mall's Grand Opening (1986)

Thu. Oct. 15th, 2015

A WEAU 13 News report from October 15, 1986 covering Oakwood Mall's Grand Opening. Synchronized fashion dancers! A mime! An elderly woman saying, "Awesome!" We swear – the 1986 vibes will last you all day long.

Drone's Eye View: Hotel Lismore Construction

Fri. Aug. 28th, 2015

Watch as Market & Johnson's drone pilot Corey Drivas flies around the Hotel Lismore in downtown Eau Claire. Shot in mid-August (2015), you can see the progress of the building's new exterior.

Like the Majestic Eagle, Soar Around Haymarket Landing

Fri. Aug. 28th, 2015

Watch as Market & Johnson's Corey Drivas pilots a drone around the Haymarket Landing project in downtown Eau Claire. Shot just a few days ago, you can see how far the new building has developed, checking it out from all sides, and of course, the top.

In Memory of the Wagner's Shortcut

Wed. Aug. 12th, 2015  |  video by V1 Staff

Enjoy a driving tour of the "Wagner's Shortcut" – a street-like path in Eau Claire, Wis. running behind the Wagner's Lanes bowling alley, connecting Brackett Avenue to Fairfax Street. Used by locals for decades, the popular shortcut was finally closed on August 12, 2015 ...

Bon Iver - Full Eaux Claires Set (2015)

Wed. Aug. 12th, 2015

Check out Bon Iver's entire Saturday night set closing the 2015 Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival, shot by Paul Seal, who says, "I travelled from the UK to Eau Claire for this festival and it was completely worth it. The people in Eau Claire were incredibly kind and welcoming."

Vintage Sconnie TV: Wausau Center Mall Ad (1983)

Sat. Aug. 1st, 2015

Although it lacks for any sort of narrative, this commercial still captivates the viewer with its jolly cast of characters. Why, there’s Grandpa! And boy does he look confused by a baseball glove. And there’s silly Uncle Joe, hiding his presents in all sorts of boxes! Ha ha what fun! Balloons!

Vintage Sconnie TV: Old Milwaukee Log Rolling Ad

Sat. Aug. 1st, 2015

Here we have a classic story. There’s the logrolling underdog who just can’t rise to the challenge against his heckling opponents, only to come out the hero at the very end – indeed, our hero is better at selecting crowd-pleasing beer than he is at that trendy logrolling. This commercial is pretty

Vintage Sconnie TV: "Drive Wise" Ad

Sat. Aug. 1st, 2015

This video leaves me speechless. It would appear as though the Wisconsin Department of Tourism hired 4th-string hip-hop group "Fresh Force" to rap about safe driving. Between the hypnotic illustrations dancing across the back-drop to the rhythmic perfection of the head bops, I see no flaws. Plus, th

The Eaux Claires Experience

Fri. Jul. 24th, 2015  |  video by Kaze Studios

As a kind of farewell to the Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival, check out this short video. Volume One partnered with Eau Claire's Kaze Studios (kazefilms.com) on this clip – with music from S. Carey (scarey.org). Enjoy!