Volume One Contributors

writers, photographers, artists

Naomi Vogel

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Anyone Hankering for Winter? Free Skate It Up

Naomi Vogel

Enjoy a winter activity without the below freezing temperatures and all the irritating white stuff on the ground. In fact, enjoy a winter activity during the summer heat!

The Crook'd Staff

local author completes historical Irish trilogy

Naomi Vogel, Andrea Paulseth

Pete Roller, local author of a compelling fictional trilogy about an Irish American family, The Crook’d Staff Trilogy, is set to release his third and final volume, The Crook’d Staff Today and Tomorrow.

The King & I

first-time director uses Thailand trip as local inspiration

Naomi Vogel

Brand New Improv Group

local boy/Second City comic Jacob Shuda cranks it up

Naomi Vogel, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Jacob Shuda is once again spreading laughter across the Chippewa Valley, this time with an organization of his creation: The Eau Claire Improv Company. The intent of ECIC is to bring ...

Adopt a Marching Band Member!

Naomi Vogel, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Foundation and the Blugold Marching Band are providing the community an opportunity to support arts and education by adopting a band member.

Start Being So Dramatic!

a Chippewa Valley summer theatre camp bonanza

Naomi Vogel

Blaine Halverson of Menomonie Theatre Guild declared that the programs offer “legitimate teamwork and experience in building community.”

Local Erotic Author Featured in Anthology

Naomi Vogel, photos by Andrea Paulseth

An erotic tale written by local author J.A Finisterre (author of Cocksmith at the Helm) was recently published in the anthology, Nice Girls, Naughty Sex. The book features 20 short stories by 20 authors.

Ecstatic Dance

new dance classes span improv, spirituality, and therapy

Naomi Vogel, photos by Andrea Paulseth

According to local spiritual healer Jean Kowalski, Ecstatic Dance takes place all over the country and has evolved from various historical cultures, particularly those that embraced Shamanism. She mentions that cave paintings displayed dancers ...

Up for Seconds

improv comedy has brought Jacob Shuda to Second City

Naomi Vogel

“I definitely think improv is what I’ll be doing for a very long time.” – Eau Claire native Jacob Shuda, now working with Second City in Chicago

Local Radio Show Throws Together Indie Showcase

Naomi Vogel

If you’re new to Eau Claire’s indie rock/folk scene, have liked what you’ve heard so far, and are ready to go fully into it, an upcoming showcase is a veritable EC Indie 101.

Year of Water 2011

Sustainable Dunn mixes music, art, enviro-education

Naomi Vogel