Volume One Contributors

writers, photographers, artists

Abi Zimmer

author

Content By This Contributor:

The Tiger on the Page

UWEC grad student makes grandmother’s Hmong story into a children’s book

Abi Zimmer, photos by Andrea Paulseth

“She couldn’t read or even use a phone, and yet she’s helping Hmong students become more literate and better storytellers.”

Thespians & Poets on Campus

One-Act Plays, Poetry Readings on Wednesdays in July

Abi Zimmer, photos by Andrea Paulseth

To go or not to go will be the question of Wednesday evenings in July, and the eclectic mix of actors, spoken-word artists, and Bard-lovers alike hope you don’t take as long as Hamlet to decide.

Encore for Legacy

Amazon to re-release local teen’s book

Abi Zimmer, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Legacy, a medieval fantasy written by local teen author Cayla Kluver, has cast its spell ...

All In the Family

Eau Claire father pens youth books for his kids

Abi Zimmer, photos by Andrea Paulseth

“My philosophy is to write a book that parents will want to read, and that kids will enjoy."

Church Basement Ladies

a play about a small-town Minnesota church, “you betcha”

Abi Zimmer

“It’s a classic show that would appeal to this area.”

It's Tome Time

Chippewa Valley Book Festival at its next chapter

Abi Zimmer

“I always look forward to hearing the authors tell the ‘story behind the story."

Architecture To Adore

local churches have overlooked aesthetic value

Abi Zimmer, photos by Trevor Kupfer

As far as I know, Michelangelo didn’t work Eau Claire into his tour ...

Voices For Peace

event to bring speakers, activities for all ages

Abi Zimmer

Raed Jarrar will be speaking at Voices of Peace 2008 in Phoenix Park

Writing On The Wall

skate park mural project aims to let youth express themselves for all to see

Abi Zimmer, photos by Jesse Johnson

“It’s a way for kids to give back to community and take ownership.”

Barnes & Noble Imminent

Abi Zimmer

Building on the 29,000 square foot store will begin breaking ground on Sept. 15.

Story of Survival

Cornell sisters finally talk about lifetime of abuse in Jean Hebert’s book

Abi Zimmer, photos by Andrea Paulseth

At his funeral, West turned to longtime friend Jean Herbert and said it was time to tell her sto

Dial Up Some Help

free Kids HelpLine offers parents guidance

Abi Zimmer

Rallying for Healthcare Vote

Abi Zimmer

On July 24, community members gathered outside Eau Claire City Hall to request the addition ...

Doing Dishes: Tonight At 10

TV-13 duo Stokes, Herzog co-anchor work and life

Abi Zimmer

Some lovers climb fire escapes just to say goodnight, others find dancing rather dreamy ...

Building A Legacy

15-year-old Cayla Kluver releases first novel to national distribution

Abi Zimmer, photos by Andrea Paulseth

At 3am, while most people are sound asleep, perhaps dreaming of faraway kingdoms ...

Thoughts From The End

Norma Desprez reflects on long, active life in Silhouettes of Aging

Abi Zimmer, photos by Jesse Johnson

éNow I say, ‘That will look good in my obituary.'"

Creative Healing

Wellness Shack helps consumers help themselves with creativity as therapy

Abi Zimmer, photos by Drew Kaiser

éArt is a way of expressing oneself," says office coordinator Nora Bates.

New Wars

Cathy Sultan focuses on Lebanon once again

Abi Zimmer

"Tragedy has given me a chance to talk about a region of the country long neglected and ignored, one that has borne the burden of repeated aggression and devastation." -Cathy Sultan

Realistic Bites

Compassionate Carnivore writer promotes practical meat-eating

Abi Zimmer

“Becoming a conscientious carnivore is about building relationships, not about finding the cheapest steak raised on grass.” – author Catherine Friend

On the A Train

Memorial Jazz students to play with pros, play at NY festival

Abi Zimmer