Volume One Staff

Joel Pearish

Video Producer

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To the Valley and Beyond

Oxbow mural program hopes to inspire artistic diversity

Lauren Fisher, photos by Joel Pearish

The vast blank canvas on the side of the Eau Claire Printing Co. building on the corner of Galloway and Farwell streets in downtown Eau Claire gleams with whitewash today, but on June 3 ...

Night Out 2018 Cover Shoot: Green Mill, Eau Claire

video by Joel Pearish

Our ALL-NEW 2018 Eat Scene & Night Out dining and bar guide is on stands now. Our annual booklet listing all 380+ eateries and 200+ taverns in the area has been redesigned and reorganized from cover to cover ...

Eat Scene 2018 Cover Shoot: Johnny's Italian Steakhouse

video by Joel Pearish

Our ALL-NEW 2018 Eat Scene & Night Out dining and bar guide is on stands now. This annual booklet listing all 380+ eateries and 200+ taverns in the area has been redesigned and reorganized from cover to cover ...

Opening Shot | April 4, 2018

photos by Joel Pearish

WINDOWS TO THE FUTURE. The floor-to-(almost)-ceiling windows in the main art gallery of the Pablo Center at the Confluence overlook the Chippewa River. The gallery is just one of the many airy spaces to be found within the new art center, which is slated to open September 22.

Wisconsin ArtsWest 39

photos by Joel Pearish

This year 81 artists from 22 communities around Wisconsin submitted 144 works to be judged for entry into the ArtsWest show. The juror for the exhibit was Cameron Anderson, an artist and a writer living in Madison, Wisconsin. The exhibition is always hosted by ...

Laundry List: Where can you get your duds freshened and more

Lauren Fisher, photos by Joel Pearish

City living comes with all sorts of sweet perks. You’re close to the action. An evening at the bar doesn’t require a designated driver when you can walk home. But when your building doesn’t have a washer and dryer ...

2018 Vanguard Awards - BJ Hollars

Mike Paulus, video by Joel Pearish

Author, UW-Eau Claire Professor, founder and director of the Chippewa Valley Writers Guild

2018 Vanguard Awards - Becca Cooke

Eric Christenson, video by Joel Pearish

Owner of Red’s Mercantile, active member of community boards and business-centric workshops and programs

The Best Night 2018

video by Joel Pearish

Here’s a quick look at The Best Night 2018 – a first-time event from Volume One to celebrate the Best of the Chippewa Valley Reader Poll results and all-new Chippewa Valley Vanguard awards. This sold-out cocktail party hosted 750 people ...

BIG NEWS: Best of the Chippewa Valley Changes!

video by Joel Pearish

Watch as Volume One staffers quickly tell you about some big announcements related to this year’s Best of the Chippewa Valley Reader Poll (open through Dec. 13). We're adding a special set of awards for high-level community achievers and huge party ...

Twas a Big Shop-Local Weekend [videos]

Explore Volume One’s Small Business Saturday Facebook Live coverage from all over town

by Kiah Sexton, video by Joel Pearish

This year we took our enthusiasm up a notch and partnered with seven different retailers on the morning of Small Business Saturday for a series of Facebook Live broadcasts. So our crew loaded up on coffee and donuts and hit the streets.