Issue #399 Dec. 11, 2019

Walkin’ and Talkin’

good vibes are key for local filmmaking duo

Caitlin Boyle

One local couple is highlighting the things the growing city of Eau Claire has to offer by walking around talking to people about what things they like to do in town. Husband-wife duo Micah and Genevieve Davis are the ...

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Issue #399 Dec. 11, 2019

Flying Together

Jack Greenwood brings together friends, friends of friends, and complete strangers on debut album

Eric Christenson

When Toy Car Studios was getting its roots laid down just north of Eau Claire a few years ago, Jack Greenwood (a.k.a. Travis Kohnhorst) was helping the studio owner Justin Green build the thing from the ...

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Issue #398 Nov. 27, 2019

The Long Wait

UWEC Theatre stages production of Waiting For Godot

author & photographer by Nate Cooksey

Beckett’s absurdist masterpiece Waiting For Godot will be coming to Riverside Theatre stage in the Haas Fine Arts Center at UW-Eau Claire. Presented by UWEC Theatre, Waiting For Godot is certain to keep ...

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Issue #398 Nov. 27, 2019

Travel on Two Wheels

Eau Claire author chronicles life as a motorcycle lover

Barbara Arnold

There was a time I hitched rides on my friend Marv’s motorcycles, which have been and forever will be Harley-Davidsons. Sometime along the way, I read Robert Pirsig’s Zen and the Art of Motorcycle ...

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Issue #398 Nov. 27, 2019

On Record for Youth

studio owner aims to create mentorship program for kids

Parker Reed, photos by Kyle Lehman

Collaboration is key for an Eau Claire recording studio owner who is calling community members into action to benefit area youth. Kyle Culver owns Sprinter Studios, a recording studio nestled in downtown Eau Claire with aspirations aimed at ...

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Issue #398 Nov. 27, 2019

Long Way Round

John Hildebrand

All rivers are connected. The Nile, Euphrates, Amazon, Danube, Yangtze, Amazon, that little millstream lazying through town—they all flow to the same deep blue sea. And there’s some comfort in knowing ...

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Issue #398 Nov. 27, 2019

Trolling for Whimsey

Altoona’s River Prairie to get interactive sculptures of mythical monsters

Tom Giffey

As early as next spring, visitors may stumble across a trio of trolls in Altoona’s River Prairie Park. These won’t be adorable, brightly colored cartoon trolls or their fuzzy-headed doll counterparts, nor the ...

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Issue #398 Nov. 27, 2019

It’s Sol-Fa Season

a holly jolly chat with Tonic Sol-Fa

V1 Staff

When Tonic Sol-fa comes to town – which is getting close to a yearly thing now – you know there’s some holiday magic in the air. The Minneapolis-based vocal group always make it point to ...

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Issue #398 Nov. 27, 2019

A Voice in Music

seeing the Eau Claire music scene through Jerrika Mighelle's eyes

Maddy Mortimer, photos by Andrea Paulseth, Luong Huynh

“Eau Claire was home base,” local musician Jerrika Mighelle said. “Part of the reason I still live in Eau Claire is because of the support for music.” She started playing ...

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Issue #398 Nov. 27, 2019

The Write Women

Carroll & Venit are key to the Valley writing community

Rae Poynter, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Chippewa Valley Writers Guild has played a key role in connecting the many dedicated and talented writers who call this area home. Two of these writers are ...

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