The Spectator

In Review: Meridene, The Gentle Guest perform at Phoenix Park

September 3, 2009

In a newly written Meridene song, guitarist and vocalist Trevor Ives sang valiantly, "I like it this way," which seemed to be the sentiment of a crowd clinging onto a gorgeous Eau Claire summer. Joined by The Gentle Guest, Meridene closed the Sounds Like S...

In Review: Hot Fuzz

September 3, 2009

Right off the bat, "Hot Fuzz" star Simon Pegg has a difficult task ahead of him. Usually typecast as a lovable loser, Pegg first has to go against the norm and be convincing as suave London cop Nicholas Angel. Humor is used...

UWEC Players perform first full-length, original production

September 3, 2009

Janie BoschmaFifteen-hundred photographs rain down on the Riverside Theatre stage to open "Candid," the first full-length, original production put on by the UWEC Players. The concept of the play originated with director Tyle...

Alternative art gallery culture grows downtown

September 3, 2009

Janie BoschmaIt's Thursday night; live music is streaming out of an open door. Groups of people stand inside, staring at the walls, munching on cheese and crackers. A local artist is discussing his work with an interested group of sp...

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