Volume One Contributors

writers, photographers, artists

Leslie Ballantine


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Better in Show Take 9 (2012)

photos by Leslie Ballantine

On Friday February 17, the Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center got hairy, as the Eau Claire County Humane Association hosted its 9th annual pet extravaganza, Better in Show. The family-oriented all-breed pet show featured fun competitions ...

Gimme shelter

community groups come together to make "no questions" homeless shelter in EC

Emily Anderson, photos by Leslie Ballantine

“There isn’t any ‘ground’ to break, but there’s lots of work to be done.” This statement was the theme for the “wall” breaking ceremony held on June 10 to celebrate the start of construction on Eau Claire’s first "no questions" homeless shelter...

2011 Doll & Pet Parade

photos by Leslie Ballantine

"Jungle Safari" is the theme of the 2011 Doll & Pet Parade hosted by the Water Street Merchant's Association – held on Saturday, May 14, on Water Street.

Reception: Susan Phelps-Pearson + Mitchell Spencer

photos by Leslie Ballantine

On Thursday March 24, the Eau Claire Regional Art Center's new Janet Carson Gallery hosted the opening reception for Susan Phelps-Pearson and Mitchell Spencer's exhibition – running through April 22.

Janet Carson Gallery

photos by Leslie Ballantine

On Friday, Jan 28 crowds gathered at the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center (formerly the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center Gallery) as they began a new chapter in this newly expanded and renovated space! Along with new ...

Let Us Now Praise Famous Men @Foster Gallery

photos by Leslie Ballantine

A touring exhibition from Knoxville that you’d normally find in major-market art museums is hanging in UWEC's Foster Gallery. Based on the 1941 book Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, the gallery exhibition features the text of James Agee (acclaimed…