Girl Scout’s national Bluebird Festival tradition started right here in the Valley
Alissa Peterson, photos by Cal McNeil
Our local Girl Scouts help the area with a lot more than our Thin Mint quotient. It’s true. Seriously. In 2007 Eau Claire troop leader Shelly Volk founded the Bluebird Restoration Project in honor of a lost friend.
The first Market the Valley Business Expo to pump up western Wisconsin businesses is coming to Hobbs Arena May 17-18. There will be a mix of product promotion through booths set up by Valley businesses, employment recruiting and soliciting and more!
A little chunk of meaty Chicago goodness is working its way into Eau Claire. As of April 12, Samboney’s Hot Dog Stand opened its doors at 1907 Brackett Ave. featuring classic Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian sausage, Polish sausage, and gyros.
It’s rare that the Chippewa Valley sees an opera or ballet, let alone one of the highest caliber. But this summer, Oakwood’s Carmike Cinemas is trying to remedy that. Carmike Cinemas is joining the Emerging Pictures network of cinemas to feature live
It has been 15 years since Patti See and Bruce Taylor started putting together Higher Learning: Reading and Writing About College, a text both for and written by college students, and intended for college orientations and composition classes.
Last year, a 22-year-old woman from Ohio oared her way across the Atlantic Ocean in 70 days to bring a spotlight on the worldwide need for clean drinking water. Now she’s coming to Eau Claire to stress the importance of the same issue.
Since 2000, Eau Claire area schools and artists have been participating in the Art on the Bus movement where they help to beautify public transportation. Coordinated by Paula Gorski, Art on the Bus ...
Every year in spring, UWEC’s Foster Gallery hosts a juried art show and senior BFA, two must-see shows for enthusiasts of our visual art scene. Not only because it exhibits the caliber of art coming out of the university...
Just as they hoped when they opened last fall, Every Buddy’s Bar in Chippewa Falls is ramping up their presence in the music scene. They’ve recently hosted acts like Frozen Tundra, Letters from Earth, and Silenize.
2011’s Danceworks show interprets everyday worries
Alissa Peterson, photos by Andrea Paulseth
“To watch us dance is to hear our hearts speak” is the theme of UWEC’s popular and celebrated annual production of DanceWorks, an event that every spring involves students from nearly every department come together to perform routines ...
Between the Educational Theatre Association and the American Alliance for Theater and Education, not to mention the loads of research studies out there, there’s some striking proof that involvement in theater builds communication ...