EC native to drop new album Eau Claire native Bri Murphy’s new album“Things We’d Rather Not Say” will be released Friday. Murphy, now based in Nashville, Tenn., recorded the album on a stretch of cold winter days at Pine Hollow Studios in Eau Claire alongside studio owner Evan Middlesworth. She reached out to old high school classmates Ben Lester (Tallest Man on Earth and S. Carey), Dave Power (The Staves, AeroFlynn) and local legend Robbie
CHIPPEWA FALLS — Heyde Center for the Arts’ latest play doesn’t draw on well-known show tunes or comedy to entertain an audience, but instead looks to history. “Bill W. and Dr. Bob” shares the story of the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous and the very real struggles alcoholism brings to those who have the illness and their loved ones. Telling that story, actor Nick Sirek of Rice Lake said, is even more inspiring than a typical community theater show.
Local author to hold book release Eau Claire native T.K. Ambers will have a book release party for her debut novel “Runway Dreams: A Black & White Affair” from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Ivory Piano Bar, 2526 Golf Road. Ambers will greet fans and sign copies of her book, a suspense-thriller published by Black Rose Writing. “Runway Dreams” is a murder mystery set in Oklahoma. It follows model Bernadette Price on a journey of love, deceit and