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Branden Nall


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Making a Big Racket

new Menard Tennis Center will help sport grow, Eau Claire YMCA says

Tom Giffey, photos by Branden Nall

Menard isn’t familiar to you, he should be: He’s the founder of the Eau Claire-based home improvement store chain that bears his name, a business that has made him Wisconsin’s wealthiest man. And while he’s well known for ...

2018 USA College Curling Championships

photos by Branden Nall

The Eau Claire Curling Club hosted the 2018 USA College Curling Championships on March 9-11. The top 16 college curling teams in the United States are invited each ...

UWEC Cabaret 2018: American Legends

photos by Branden Nall

UWEC's Cabaret has been staged annually since 1978 and supports ongoing scholarships for music students. The event featured UW-Eau Claire's Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale ...

Chippewa Valley Roller Derby: American Quads

photos by Branden Nall

Chippewa Valley Roller Derby hosted their second game of Season 8 – against the Old Capital City Roller Derby from Iowa City, Iowa on Saturday, January 27 at the Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center.

Local H at The Metro

photos by Branden Nall

Rock legends Local H returned to Eau Claire and took the stage at The Metro on Saturday, January 20.

Opening Shot | Nov. 29, 2017

photos by Branden Nall

LET’S HEAR IT FOR THE BAND. The 8th annual Stage Fright show, where local musicians re-enact The Band’s legendary final concert (as seen in the concert film The Last Waltz), found a new home this year as the first ever concert at The Metro in downtown Eau Claire on Nov. 22 ...

Festival Foods Turkey Trot 2017

photos by Branden Nall

The Turkey Trot was perfect for anyone who wanted to kick off Thanksgiving Day with a bit of exercise and a lot of fun.

Stage Fright 8 - A Tribute to The Last Waltz

photos by Branden Nall

Now in its eighth year, this show is a recreation of the 1976 concert film "The Last Waltz", with The Rhythm Posse as The Band, and many local musicians filling the roles of iconic 70's stars ...

Opening Shot | Nov. 15, 2017

photos by Branden Nall

WHAT A DIP. On Friday, Nov. 10, Eau Claire Jazz Inc. (in partnership with UW-Eau Claire) presented the Fourth Annual Gatsby’s Gala on campus in the Davies Center.

4th Annual Gatsby's Gala

photos by Branden Nall

On Friday, November 10, Eau Claire Jazz, Inc. (in partnership with the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire) presented the 4th Annual Gatsby's Gala on campus in the Davies Center. The jazz age-themed event ...

Opening Shot | Nov. 1, 2017

photos by Branden Nall

HEY, CAN WE GET A BIGGER SAXOPHONE OVER HERE? Sax gods with amazing horns were just part of the show when the Violent Femmes came to the State Theatre on Wednesday, October 25 ...

Violent Femmes: Viva Wisconsin 2017 @The State Theatre

photos by Branden Nall

Iconic Wisconsin band the Violent Femmes played The State Theatre on Wednesday, October 25. Eau Claire's own Brett Newski opened the evening. The Violent Femmes formed in 1981 as an acoustic punk band playing on the streets of Milwaukee ...

Notorious Chamber Ensemble @Red's

photos by Branden Nall

From solo pieces to larger collaborative works, the Notorious Chamber Ensemble produce impassioned performances of music for percussion, woodwinds, strings, voice, and piano ...