Lauren Fisher

Editorial - Associate Editor

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Thu. Oct. 4th, 2018

A Samhain Celebration

Lauren Fisher, photos by Taylor Smith

pumpkin-carving, mask-making, and honoring the dead

Tue. Oct. 2nd, 2018

Barstow & Grand #2

Lauren Fisher

local poetry and lit mag unleashes its second issue

Tue. Oct. 2nd, 2018

Eau Claire: Walk Your Wheels on Downtown Sidewalks

Lauren Fisher

The City of Eau Claire will place about 100 signs and 100 sidewalk decals in the downtown area notifying people to “walk your wheels.” The ordinance prohibiting bicycling on sidewalks ...

Tue. Oct. 2nd, 2018

Places for Parks

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

city likely to consider requiring developers to set aside land for parks

The Daily Shakedown

Thu. Sep. 27th, 2018

Stories of The State: Watch WEAU's State Theatre Documentary

Lauren Fisher

If you missed your chance to say goodbye to The State Theatre, the 92-year-old entertainment venue that served as a home to vaudeville, movie showings, live music, and community theater, fear not: WEAU has produced a great mini-documentary taking you through its halls and history ...

Wed. Sep. 19th, 2018

Always in Fashion

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

while big clothing stores are closing down, home-grown businesses shine

Wed. Sep. 19th, 2018

New Home, Fun Home

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

CVTG first to tread Jamf stage with Fun Home

Wed. Sep. 19th, 2018

Vision on the River

Lauren Fisher

Pablo Center concourse named in honor of the late Dan Clumpner

Thu. Sep. 6th, 2018

Lifting up Young Voices

Lauren Fisher

Last year, Eau Claire Male Chorus member Marty Pederson assembled a team of youngsters in order to revive the Chippewa Valley Boys Choir. Nearly 10 years after the group disbanded, a few members of the Male Chorus were reminiscing and wondering aloud whether such a project would have success today

Thu. Sep. 6th, 2018

Nothing Like a Free Lunch

Lauren Fisher

Kids in the Kitchen is a free field trip for Eau Claire Area School District fourth-grade classes in which students learn about healthy eating and living at the Boys and Girls Club of the Greater Chippewa Valley.

Wed. Sep. 5th, 2018

Three Cheers for 30 Years

Lauren Fisher, photos by Luong Huynh

Eau Claire Children’s Theatre hosts anniversary open house

Mon. Aug. 27th, 2018

Mabel Tainter Theater Introduces Regular Comedy Shows

Lauren Fisher

The Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts’ upcoming season is laugh-worthy, thanks to the addition of a regular comedy series that will run September through November and February through April ...

Fri. Aug. 24th, 2018

Play a Different Way

Lauren Fisher

Denise Presnell art show offers abstractions of nature

Fri. Aug. 24th, 2018

Twig No. 4 Now Available

Lauren Fisher

The fourth edition of Twig, Eau Claire’s local poetry magazine, is now available for purchase on Etsy. This edition of the publication features works by 18 Midwestern poets ...

Fri. Aug. 24th, 2018

Local Lit: Off the Page

Lauren Fisher

Local author, former city poet laureate, and professor emeritus Bruce Taylor is moving his spoken word series from the Janet Carson Gallery to the Volume One Gallery starting Sept. 10.

Thu. Aug. 23rd, 2018

Evolving Darkness

Lauren Fisher, photos by Branden Nall

alt-metal band Evernoir hones in on tone for new album

Thu. Aug. 23rd, 2018

Fifth Annual Yellowstone Art Trail Features Hands-On Fun

Lauren Fisher

The Yellowstone Art Trail is back for its fifth year Sept. 8-9. This year, the tour features 27 artists at nine locations around Cadott, Boyd, Chippewa Falls, and the eastern portion of Lake Wissota.

Thu. Aug. 9th, 2018

Grand Avenue Bridge Refab Echoes Downtown Style

Lauren Fisher, photos by Luong Huynh

City Engineer Dave Solberg rapped on his desk – knocking on wood – as he said that construction on the Grand Avenue pedestrian bridge is moving right on schedule for its Aug. 21 completion date ...

Tue. Aug. 7th, 2018

Cheese Experts Sound Off

Lauren Fisher

get to know some of the best cheese in the Valley from the local people that put in the work

Tue. Aug. 7th, 2018

The Basics of Beer

Lauren Fisher

lagers, ales, and everything you need to know about your typical cold one

Mon. Aug. 6th, 2018

New Executive Director Takes Helm for Symphony Orchestra’s 44th Season

Lauren Fisher

The Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra will enter its 44th season – the first to hold performances in the soon-to-open Pablo Center at the Confluence – with a new executive director. Jillian Phillips, a UW-Eau Claire graduate with an MA from the University of Nebraska, Omaha, was appointed to the position in July.

Tue. Jul. 24th, 2018

Stories of Stories: Downtown Eau Claire's Antique Emporium has centuries of history

Lauren Fisher, photos by Rachel Worthing, Andrea Paulseth

Four flights of creaky wooden stairs offer passage between the three floors of a downtown treasure trove. On the ground level, antique china rests on beautifully carved hardwood curios. Old lace made of microscopic stitches is laid out under a glass case.

The Daily Shakedown

Thu. Jul. 19th, 2018

American Barnstormers Tour Lands in the Chippewa Valley

Lauren Fisher

The American Barnstormers Tour is a breath of fresh air for those unenamored with aviation. A troupe of pilots and their aircraft landed in Eau Claire this week as part of their Midwestern travels. This year’s tour celebrates Travel Air biplanes, which are open-cockpit propeller planes ...

Thu. Jul. 12th, 2018

Fair Game: Eau Claire County Fair Offers Variety, Community

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Whether your interest is in dogs, livestock, juggling, food, or beyond, the Eau Claire Counry Fair has an exhibit, show, or stand to suit you. The fair begins 1pm Sunday with a canine obedience and showmanship competition ...

Tue. Jul. 3rd, 2018

Stop in for a Spell

Lauren Fisher, photos by Nicole Johnson

pagan store will connect locals with nature, each other