Volume One Contributors

writers, photographers, artists

Rachel Witthoft


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Both Twig and Barstow & Grand Now Accepting Submissions

Rachel Witthoft, Julia van Allen

Twig, an independently published, Eau Claire-based art zine collective is now accepting poetry submissions for the fourth edition. Poets residing in the Midwest – Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa ...

Acclaimed Poet Leila Chatti to Read Prolific Work in EC

Rachel Witthoft

The L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library will host Leila Chatti, author and poet, on Thursday, April 12 at 6pm. At the gathering, Chatti will share selected pieces of her most recent writing. Born in California, Chatti ...

10 Springtime Events In or Near the Chippewa Valley

Rachel Witthoft

Ready to celebrate winter’s end? Peruse these upcoming festivals and events in the Chippewa Valley ... Sure, there's still plenty of snow on the ground, but that doesn't mean you can't pretend there isn't! Right? Right??

Blast From the Past

museum fundraiser will twist you back to the ’60s

Rachel Witthoft

Get a ticket for a night in the past to benefit the Chippewa Valley Museum. On Saturday, April 7, the museum will be holding a ’60s Dance Revival at the Florian Gardens Conference Center in Eau Claire ...

Give It up for Funny Women

catch a hilarious touring show that “keeps comedy female”

Rachel Witthoft

Lady Laughs Comedy presents “I <3 Funny Women,” a show touring all over the Midwest that brings together some of the best comedians in the region to make you bust out some huge laughs in the face of a male-dominated ...

Charlie Thompson Slides Into Icy Competition

Rachel Witthoft

Charlie Thompson, a competitive curler and freshman at Memorial High School, has been out on the ice ever since he was 3 years old. His father, Jeff Thompson, introduced him to curling when he was ...

March Madness: Cheddar Than Ever!

Rachel Witthoft

Menomonie Market Food Co-op marketing manager, Beth Martin, has informed us that the MMFC is celebrating March Madness by holding a Cheddar Madness Competition – for the second year in a row ...

February 10: UW-Stout Brings Back the Snow Ball

Rachel Witthoft

Dust off your vintage formal wear, the Snow Ball is back! UW-Stout has issued a news release covering the decision to hold their Snow Ball once again. Up until the mid-1970s’s, the Snow Ball was a popular social event for students during UW-Stout’s Winter Carnival ...

UW-Stout Students Team Up with Radical Jewelry Makeover

Rachel Witthoft

In a recent press release from UW-Stout’s Office of University Communications, they announced a collaborative project between UW-Stout, UW-Madison, and UW-Milwaukee jewelry students. Together, they will ...

11 Wintery Wisconsin Festivals (Perfect for a Day Trip)

Rachel Witthoft

If you’re looking for ways to get out of the house in the coming weeks, take a peek at some upcoming winter celebrations listed below. Most of these festivals are a reasonable distance from Eau Claire ...

5 Ways the Arts Impact Our Economy (Right Here in the Chippewa Valley)

Rachel Witthoft, photos by Luong Huynh

Plays and art shows aren’t just a form of evening entertainment, there is a real economic benefit to the arts and culture industry—locally and nationwide. Take Eau Claire County, for example. In a press release from the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center...