Haymarket Landing groundbreaking

Tue. Nov. 18th, 2014

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Nov. 11, 2014 for Haymarket Landing, a downtown retail and student apartment complex that is part of the Confluence Project.

"Rake It Up" (Parody of Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off")

Fri. Nov. 14th, 2014

Local DJs Luc Anthony and Matt Malone have been producing parody videos for a few years now, including Chippewa Valley-themed versions of Gangnam Style, Thrift Shop. and Happy (see below). But this time, they teamed up WEAU 13 News and I-94 for a Wis

The Golden Record: "All Dads Go To Heaven"

Mon. Nov. 10th, 2014

Part 2 of a new poetry series, featuring a poem by Ian R. Jacoby, shot around Eau Claire and edited by former local Peter Eaton, with music by the Chippewa Valley's Sloslylove. WARNING: Strong poetic language (i.e., swear words).

Mega Co-Op's Thank You to V1 Readers

Sun. Nov. 9th, 2014

After winning a number of different categories in Volume One's 2014 Best of the Chippewa Valley Reader Poll, Mega Co-Op produced a video to thank V1 readers.

Pinehurst BikePark

Tue. Oct. 14th, 2014

"If you haven't heard about Pinehurst Park in Eau Claire, Wis., you have now. The atmosphere is sick, the trails have flow, and the riders kill it. Check it out at pinehurstpark.org."

Jimmy Woo's Abandoned Chinese Pagoda

Sat. Sep. 27th, 2014

Video produced by Lee Paco Industries, "Exploring all that remains of Jimmy Woo's Chinese restaurant in Eau Claire, WI…just the pagoda. Jimmy Woo's was a landmark in Eau Claire for over 60 years. The site is now gone–razed and ..."

Community for the Confluence: For the Love

Fri. Sep. 12th, 2014

Why do we keep pushing to improve the quality of Life in Eau Claire? Its for the love. See what Eau Claire already has to offer and learn more at CommunityfortheConfluence.org.

James Kunstler: How bad architecture wrecked cities

Wed. Sep. 3rd, 2014

In James Howard Kunstler's view, public spaces should be inspired centers of civic life and the physical manifestation of the common good. Instead, he argues, what we have in America is a nation of places not worth caring about.

Ellen Dunham-Jones: Retrofitting suburbia

Wed. Sep. 3rd, 2014

Ellen Dunham-Jones fires the starting shot for the next 50 years' big sustainable design project: retrofitting suburbia. To come: Dying malls rehabilitated, dead "big box" stores re-inhabited, parking lots transformed into thriving wetlands.

Alex Steffen: The shareable future of cities

Wed. Sep. 3rd, 2014

w can cities help save the future? Alex Steffen shows some cool neighborhood-based green projects that expand our access to things we want and need -- while reducing the time we spend in cars.

David Binder: The arts festival revolution

Wed. Sep. 3rd, 2014

David Binder is a major Broadway producer, but last summer he found himself in a small Australian neighborhood, watching locals dance and perform on their lawns – and loving it. He shows us the new face of arts festivals, which break ...

Candy Chang: Before I die I want to...

Wed. Sep. 3rd, 2014

In her New Orleans neighborhood, artist and TED Fellow Candy Chang turned an abandoned house into a giant chalkboard asking a fill-in-the-blank question: "Before I die I want to ___." Her neighbors' answers – surprising, poignant, funny ...

Jason Roberts: How To Build a Better Block

Wed. Sep. 3rd, 2014

Opposite to the 'top down' concept of urban design is BETTER BLOCK, founded in Dallas' Oak Cliff by Jason Roberts and Andrew Howard. The Better Block project is a demonstration tool that temporarily re-visions an area to show the potential to ...

Sam Clark

Mon. Sep. 1st, 2014

Sam Clark is a music writer for Dimestore Saints and Volume One and is a member of Hounds Before Lions.


Mon. Sep. 1st, 2014

Dames is a local folk/bluegrass band.

Jaime Hansen

Mon. Sep. 1st, 2014

Jaime Hansen is a producer at April Base and the Wail House and a member of Island Of Dr. Lee.

Colin Carey

Mon. Sep. 1st, 2014

Colin Carey is a percussionist with The Dust Of Men and Rivers.