A Story of Humanity

Thu. Nov. 15th, 2018

Rayna DeJongh

The UW-Eau Claire Artist Series will stage Peter Rothstein’s All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914 Nov. 26 at the Scofield Auditorium on campus.

Eau Claire Opens North Side Dog Park

Wed. Nov. 14th, 2018

Tom Giffey

Eau Claire-area pooches have a new place to play with the opening of Sundet Dog Park, the city’s second off-leash park dedicated to canine cavorting. The dog park, 3403 Sundet Road, is next to Sundet Community Park ...

Go, Fight, Uwin

Wed. Nov. 14th, 2018

Abby Norton

Three western Wisconsin universities are teaming up to help their students’ job prospects as well as the region’s economy.

Pablo Properties Purchases Racy's, The Nucleus

Tue. Nov. 13th, 2018

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

A pet-welcoming, art-sporting Water St. breakfast, brunch, and coffee hotspot has new ownership as of Tuesday this week. Pablo Properties purchased Racy D’Lene’s Coffee Lounge and The Nucleus Cafe at 404 Riverside Ave. and 405 Water Street on Nov. 12 ...

Good Times, Bad Art: A one-day music fest at the Pablo for locals, by locals

Mon. Nov. 12th, 2018

Eric Christenson, photos by Mike O'Brien

‘We are the musicians, the performers, and the appreciators of the Chippewa Valley music scene. And this is our festival.” That lines comes near the end of a promo video (see below) for the upcoming Bad Art Music Festival, which will take place in the Jamf Theatre at the Pablo Center Nov. 23 ...

Grab a Drink, Catch a Film

Thu. Nov. 8th, 2018

Catey Leonardson

The brand-new Pablo Center at the Confluence is launching a movie and cocktail series that is sure to be a hit! Films are lined up through spring of next year, boasting titles that are all over the board in genre and era ...

Red Coal BBQ Burns Hot at New Location

Wed. Nov. 7th, 2018

Abby Norton, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Red Coal BBQ is praised around the community for dishing up hot (and dangerously addictive) Midwest-inspired meats. Now, they’ll tempt even more customers at their new location. On Oct. 12 ...

Found by the Riverside - Photos and Discoveries by Tina Ecker

Mon. Nov. 5th, 2018

by Tina Ecker

Eau Claire photographer Tina Ecker is always looking, always hunting for unnatural objects down by the riverside. She found almost all the objects shown on the following pages along the banks of our own Chippewa River.

New Think Eau Claire Campaign Aims to Recruit Talent

Fri. Nov. 2nd, 2018

Tom Giffey

A new community campaign is encouraging prospective residents to think about everything that Eau Claire has to offer – from a high level of civic pride to a low cost of living. The Think Eau Claire campaign ...

Annual Ink & Paper Sale Fills V1 Gallery With Prints

Wed. Oct. 31st, 2018

Rayna DeJongh

The Volume One Gallery and The Local Store will be once again be hosting one of its favorite annual events, the Ink & Paper local print sale. Ink & Paper will feature more than 500 pieces of 2D, printed artwork ...

Food & Wine Magazine Runs Deep Profile on Eau Claire

Tue. Oct. 30th, 2018

Mike Paulus

Food & Wine (a nationally syndicated, monthly magazine founded in 1978) published a remarkable profile of Eau Claire's restaurant scene on October 29. The magazine – which is well-known for featuring taste-making recipes ...

5 Rustic Wisconsin Roads to Explore for Autumnal Awesomeness

Thu. Oct. 4th, 2018

Tom Giffey

Over the past 45 years, 120 particularly beautiful Wisconsin country roads have been officially designated Rustic Roads by the state Department of Transportation. One of the first of these is Rustic Road 6 in northeastern Chippewa County ...

5 of the Spookiest Places in the Chippewa Valley

Thu. Oct. 4th, 2018

Chad Lewis

With that spirit in mind, I have put together my top list of spooky places in the Chippewa Valley. These places provide you with the opportunity to experience a Halloween filled with strange...

Spooky Stories: Live radio play brings life to horror storytelling

Thu. Oct. 4th, 2018

James Johonnott

Get your Halloween creepy vibes and horror fix with some spooky stories, eerie performances, and live sound effects. “The Live Radio Collection: Spooky Halloween Show,” performed by the Speck of Dust Theatre Company at The Plus on Oct. 21, is a collection of five spooky radio dramas ...