CollECtive Arts Launches New Downtown Arts Center

CollECtive Choir puts down roots, expands offerings in new home

On Oct. 11, I attended the CollECtive Arts open house event at their new downtown Eau Claire venue. While I attended the organization’s open house at 308-310 E. Madison St., I got to meet with the ...

A Show of Love for Mental Health Awareness

acclaimed E.C. music producer Brian Joseph gathers a wide range of talent for awareness concert

On a humid September morning, with a crow incessantly cawing from a bough of a nearby oak, frogs croaking, crickets droning, acorns falling, and splashes of yellow and red on the maple leaves, Brian Joseph is relaxing on the porch of his home on the northwest side ...

Heavy Gus: Lumineers’ Member’s Side Project Comes to Downtown E.C.

songwriting couple Dorota Szuta and Stelth Ulvang explore new musical energies

Hot off some megaton performances at stadiums and festivals around the country playing keys with The Lumineers, it’s understandable that Stelth Ulvang might thrive by settling back into some rootsy indie rock with his passion project Heavy Gus. The trio ...

CANTUS GET ENOUGH: Vocal Group Featuring C.F. Native to Perform at Heyde Center

established ensemble Cantus slated for Chippewa Valley show

Now in its 28th season, the vocal ensemble Cantus is making a stop in Chippewa Falls along their 13-city tour through the country, and there is a familiar face among the group. Jacob Christopher, who has been a tenor in Cantus since the fall of 2016, attended ...

Menomonie Theater Guild To Kick Off Season With ‘Matilda’

guild’s first production of 2022-23 season will open in October

In the show, main character Matilda is just starting primary school, though she is incredibly intelligent for her age and is also very talented – especially with her ability of ...

Local Show Choir Spreads Joy Straight from the Heart

Hearts in Harmony Show Choir helps those with special needs express themselves through song and dance

They can sing, they can dance, they can bring a smile to your face – these folks can really do it all. Hearts in Harmony Show Choir is a fun, electric group of individuals with disabilities who love to dance and showcase their...

GO Paint! Fall Festival to Kick Off 10th Year

beginning Sept. 24, annual fall art fest will brighten the Valley

From Sept. 24-30, various GO Paint! events will be held across the Valley, kicking off at 11am on Saturday, Sept. 24 with the ...

E.C. Chamber Orchestra to Open Season With Distinguished Guitarist

chamber orchestra’s season will kick off on Sept. 17

World-renowned classical guitarist Colin Davin, who has performed in some of the most prestigious venues from Carnegie Hall to the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Spain, is the featured artist at the Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra’s 2022-23 ...

Rock Hitmakers Goo Goo Dolls Slated for Pablo Center

multi-platinum alt-rockers will perform Oct. 28

Wait, is that the ’90s we hear? Word broke today that the Goo Goo Dolls – the multiplatinum hitmakers from the post-grunge era who’ve recently reached a new generation via TikTok – will be performing at Eau Claire’s Pablo Center at the Confluence this fall. The show ...

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