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The Pablo Center’s Third-Season Lineup is Here to Inspire Audiences

The Pablo Center at the Confluence is offering three words of inspiration for its upcoming third season: “Dream. Create. Inspire.” After having to cancel the latter part of its second season earlier this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, the downtown Eau Claire arts center plans to come roaring ...

Twin Cities Comic’s New Standup Special Recorded in Eau Claire

Menomonie native Tim Harmston has a soft spot for the Valley’s comedy scene

Standup comic Tim Harmston is here to help. On May 1, the comedian and Menomonie native released his second album, "The Whim of Tim," which was recorded live right here in Eau Claire at The Plus and ...

Fire Ball Is Hot Stuff

Pride Is A Riot will heat up Ojibwe Ballroom

Each year, UW-Eau Claire’s Fire Ball brings drag performers from around the country to Eau Claire for the largest drag ball fundraiser in the Midwest. Participants celebrate the individuality, self-realization and ...

Opening Shot | Jan. 22, 2020

HOP TO IT. The 7th Annual Eau Claire Improv Festival (Jan. 18 at The Metro) featured Chicago’s Second City group performing “Immediate Musical” (a whole musical based on one audience suggestion), along with Memorial High School Improv, Shambles, and Minneapolis-based Glassworks Improv.

It’s Game Over, Man

UWEC's annual cabaret has a gaming theme

UW-Eau Claire has hosted Cabaret, a huge showcase of campus musical talent, annually since 1978. Each year features a different theme, but it’s always ...

Through the Cracks

documentary screening sheds light on trauma

In his 14 years as a backbone cast member on Saturday Night Live, Darrell Hammond showed the world what a gifted impressionist and talented comedian he was. We’ve all seen his masterful ...

Singing, Dancing on the Fly

Eau Claire Improv Festival features on-the-spot musical

On Jan. 18, The Metro in downtown Eau Claire will welcome people who like to laugh, socialize, and have a good time for the 7th Annual Eau Claire Improv Festival. But what sets this year’s festival ...

King of Pop at the Pablo

Michael Jackson Experience is “Thriller” performance

A cast of Broadway and Las Vegas dancers and musicians team up with Michael Jackson tribute artists to recreate the thrilling works of ...

A Murder Is Announced

Theatre Guild stages Agetha Christie murder mystery

“A murder is announced and will take place on Friday, October 29th, at Little Paddocks, at 6:30pm. Friends accept this, the only intimation.” That’s the text of ...

Three of Six on Stage

Courtney Mack prepares for Broadway gig

A Menomonie native, Mack graduated from Columbia College Chicago with a degree in musical theatre. Since her graduation, she has built up a prolific stage repertoire, including a star ...

The Long Wait

UWEC Theatre stages production of Waiting For Godot

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 ...

Dreaming About Art [and] Science

UWEC collaboration explores the dream that unlocked the periodic table

‘You never know where your dreams might take you” may ring true for some, but Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev saw a clear path forward after awakening from ...

Holiday Cheer at the Theater

community theater productions can help your family make holiday memories

Community, cheer, holiday magic, and family – what more could we ask for as the weather turns cold and Christmas approaches? Local theater troupes are preparing to deliver on ...

Pippi ‘Yolo’ Longstocking

ECCT brings a favorite back to Eau Claire

Eau Claire Children’s Theatre is bringing the musical classic Pippi Longstocking back to Eau Claire Nov. 1. This fun and lighthearted production ...