May 15, 2014 - 1:00pm
Above, a scene from the documentary "The Entertainers." Photo courtesy of The Entertainers.
“The Entertainers” is a documentary that profiles six of America's best Ragtime piano players competing in the World's Greatest Old-Time Piano Player Competition. Producer and director Nick Holle is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin in Madison. He made “The Entertainers” with his friend and...
May 9, 2014 - 11:15am
Historical and structural work on five of the Apostle Islands six light stations is getting underway. The challenge is to preserve 19th century structures with 21st century artisans. This three-year, $4 million project on places like Devil's Island, Outer Island and others will shore up lighthouse...
May 1, 2014 - 1:15pm
The S.C. Johnson Research Tower features tall windows and floors supported not by external supports, but rather a single central pillar, known by Wright as the "taproot." Photo: Stephen Matthew Milligan (CC-BY-SA)
A corporate research building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright opens to the public Friday at the S.C. Johnson headquarters in Racine. The unique building shows one of Wright's central design goals: to create an inspiring and practical place to work.
April 1, 2014 - 4:30pm
A classroom scene from “Dostoevsky Behind Bars.” Image courtesy of Marc Kornblatt.
A documentary about graduate students teaching Wisconsin inmates about Russian literature has won the Golden Badger at this year's Wisconsin Film Festival, and will have its first public showing on Saturday.
March 31, 2014 - 8:30pm
Above, images of the proposed downtown arts center.
A proposed $80 million performing arts center and student housing project could see a major boost or a major setback as voters in Eau Claire County will decide two referendum questions today.
March 8, 2014 - 9:00am
No building within a two-mile radius of the state Capitol could be taller than the base of the Capitol dome under a measure being considered by Wisconsin lawmakers.
February 20, 2014 - 6:00pm
Al Ross, host of "Spectrum West," talked with James Hanke, chairman of Voices for Growth , about the upcoming referendums concerning the proposed Confluence Project in the April 1 elections in Eau Claire.
January 3, 2014 - 11:15am
Editor's Note: Moving to a new place means finding the grocery store, the post office and getting to know new neighbors. It can also mean learning new folktales. Writer Alex Bledsoe writes about the creatures that he encountered after moving to Wisconsin. I grew up in a small town in west Tennessee...
September 28, 2013 - 8:00pm
An android that's indistinguishable from a human, a storm that robs matter of its mass, and a mysterious vanished race -- those are just some of the elements of life on the Forbidden Planet. 2013's Wisconsin Science Festival radio play updates some of the science of the 1956 film classic and...
September 19, 2013 - 6:00pm
Al Ross, host of "Spectrum West," talked with Gary Schuster, development director for Eau Claire Regional Arts Center, to preview a news conference concerning the proposed Confluence Project for downtown Eau Claire.