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Four Decadent Decades: Decadent Cabaret turns 40

Measha Vieth, photos by Lee Butterworth

It’s time to dig out your fishnets, because Decadent Cabaret is taking the stage for its 40th year! This is a festival unlike any other in the Chippewa Valley, as it brings together people of various ages ...

EllieMay Kay Benefit Gig

Measha Vieth

Nashville country artist EllieMay Kay is coming back to her roots for a Chippewa Valley Habitat for Humanity benefit concert. Known for her true country style with a mix of 70s classic rock instruments ...

Be Beautifully Different

Tangled Up In Hue teams up with UCP for fundraiser

Measha Vieth

Local arts and gift shop Tangled Up in Hue is partnering with nonprofit organization United Cerebral Palsy of West Central WI (UCP of WCW) to spread awareness of people of all ages

4 Weekends, 4 Big Music Festivals

Raquel Dorf, Haley Wright, Julia van Allen, Measha Vieth, photos by Caitlyn Berlin, Marcie Pannell

Rock Fest, Country Jam, OneFest, and Blues On The Chippewa are up next. Here are the details ...

Artisan Forge Hosts Spring Art Market

Measha Vieth, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The work of dozens of artisans – including 25 in-house artists and 10 outside collaborators – will be on display at the Springtime Uptown Artisan Market from 9am-6pm Saturday, May 5, at Artisan Forge Studios, 1106 Mondovi Road. Artisan Forge Studios is a unique community ...

Songs Unspoken

Xavly’s first album Exit mixes personal struggles with electronic tones

Measha Vieth

One day in 2015 a friendship ended. The next day, Austin Steinke found himself writing about it in the Books a Million parking lot. This day was just the beginning of Steinke’s music project, Xavly, and his first album ...

Wandering Spirits

you can create unique cocktails with the Lakely

Measha Vieth, photos by Nick Meyer

The Lakely has been passionate about craft cocktails since they opened their doors a little over a year ago. Bar manager Jorja Vradenberg and bartender Logan Slaght are always looking ...

Loud Whispers

The Jaggernauts are back with a fierce new record

Measha Vieth, photos by Luong Huynh

They lure you in with short and sweet, grungy alt rock songs. Lyrics reflecting experiences at bars and concerts. Local favorite The Jaggernauts are here to party! It’s been a few years since their last album ...

Whys Radio 96.3 Throws Extra Kinky Tribute Show

Measha Vieth

Clear your calendar this November 3rd, because things are about to get Kinda Kinky. You may be familiar with one of the most influential British Rock Bands, The Kinks, who’ve sold millions of records ...

Not Just Any Pop Duo

DeKam & Johnson create relatable tunes with a twist

Measha Vieth, photos by Nicole Johnson

Noah DeKam and Logan Johnson get your body moving to their funky beats, vocal harmonies, and instrumental vibe. With inspiration from John Mayer’s latest album, these two provide a new look at pop music ...

Paws for a Cause

dress up your doggo and walk for the Humane Association

Measha Vieth

Do you ever wish there were more events and activities you could bring your four-legged friends along to? Or, you don’t have a dog, but really love them and just want to be surrounded by a bunch of tail wagging ...

Art at Work

Perry exemplifies creativity in diverse new collection

Measha Vieth, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Awakening with a moment of revelation is rarely how one discovers what one wants to pursue in life. It’s difficult to know, in the moment, where life will lead you. Instead, taking what comes your way and working with what you’ve got can create the most surprisingly beautiful stories ...

A Decade of Bluegrass

WHYS Radio’s annual festival celebrates 10 years of music and community

Measha Vieth, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Tucked among the trees at Lake Altoona County Park on Aug. 19 there will stand two stages filled to the brim with bluegrass and roots music of all kinds. Musicians from Eau Claire such as the Ukulele Klub of Eau Claire ...

Drop In, Roll Up

skateboarding contest features prizes, resources, more

Measha Vieth, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Western Dairyland Fresh Start Program helps build strong communities by involving at-risk young adults, ages 17 to 25, in the construction and rehabilitation of homes in western Wisconsin ...

Always Evolving: Eclectic sounds accompany The Rattlenecks new LP

Measha Vieth, photos by Andrea Paulseth

As sweet summer days approach, so do nights around the campfire, beer in hand, reminiscing with friends. What’s also quickly approaching is The Rattlenecks’ new album, Heart Lies, which drops on June 4 ...

Interpretive Impressions

Quality Impressions tape impresses with a new way to make art with friends

Measha Vieth

I close my eyes as “Drum Womb” engulfs my senses. First, I get the feeling I’m in a mysterious forest with creatures calling out, then outer space as a spaceship becomes my home, lastly I imagine witnessing ...