Graceful Transformation

Blue Swans flips heartbreak on its head through music

Heartbreak and low, low points in life have this graceful way of transforming into art that’s beautiful and real. Raw, relatable stuff. So many words and songs have been written in the depths of dark ...

FEATURE STORY: 30 Years of Tokyo

For more than 30 years, Tokyo Restaurant has brought international cuisine – and understanding – to the Chippewa Valley

Tokyo Restaurant has been located in a modest strip mall on London Road since first opening in 1989. Still, you could say the history of the restaurant truly began in 1969. That’s when the restaurant’s founder, Yoshi Tsuanko, left Japan and came to the U.S.

City Joins Sonnentag Project

hurdles remain for plan to expand arena’s size

The Eau Claire City Council has voted unanimously to take part in a university-led project to build a major event center on Menomonie Street, but numerous steps are ...

Queering the Conversation

Foster Gallery exhibit examines queer identities in the Midwest

UW-Eau Claire is illuminating often-silenced voices with a new exhibition in the Ruth Foster Gallery. “Midwest Queeritivities” gives a platform to queer artists throughout the region and beautifully showcases a ...