Issue Archive

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On The Spot

artists take over State Theatre stage

The State Theatre will be home to a unique style of art exhibit on Sept. 26.

Running for the Borders

hitting the “non-local” book shop for some non-local fun

My family and I are struggling to live a “local life” just as much or more so than most people.

Border Rivalry Heats Up Even More

recent allegations have Vikings fans in a rage

The Packers and Vikings will challenge our sedate rivalry dynamic this autumn.

Flair in the Mix

bartenders compete in bottle-flipping at T.G.I. Friday’s

Believe it or not, flair bartending is a big thing ...

Consider the Possibilities

library discussion series looks at gender in science fiction

Reminding us that science fiction is not only about rockets and space aliens ...


EC-raised musicians keep upending folk in North Carolina

Bury the Square has earned enough support to gain new fans and tours nationwide.

Smooth Ivories

Jim Brickman and John Trones destined for State Theatre

An evening of incredible music mixed with a bit of wit.

Look Up

Chippewa Valley Boy Scouts bring back air show featuring Blue Angels

Some of the performers will be the U.S. Army Golden Knights, the F/A-18F Super Hornet ...

Rack 'Em Up

state pool champ might play at your favorite bars

“I used to be an artist, so I’m good at visualizing angles.”

Kids of Steel

kids’ triathlon mixes biking, swimming, running, and fun

“The triathlon gave my kids a sense of accomplishment; they were so proud they did it."

Global Lens

Mark Aumann exhibits photos of Vietnam

Mark Aumann hopes that his pictures will show the dignity of the people of Vietnam.

A Morality Tale

book examines psychology of religious violence

UW-Eau Claire professor’s new book explores the psychology behind religious violence.

The Art of Book Collecting

Patterson is giving a presentation on “The Lost Art of Book Collecting” Sept. 16.

The Gentle Guest

Eric Rykal and friends release folk spectacle

"For the first time in my life I was going to play music that was fun for the listener."

Fan Off, Bird Safe

local music veterans put the rock back in indie

Let’s just say that FanOffBirdSafe won't be playing your wedding reception anytime soon.

Shortcuts | Sept. 11, 2008

The Eau Claire Area Economic Development Corporation is launching a new program ...

Architecture To Adore

local churches have overlooked aesthetic value

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

Reader Letters | Sept. 11, 2008

The people who make the decision on when to water our parks and schools have a “green bean.”

Free Fallin'

with serious seasons ahead, one last look at summer foolishness

Autumn brings on the serious temperature drop that makes water lose its fun.