Typography exhibit plays on words “Word Play,” an exhibition featuring typographic explorations by Michael Martin, will be on display through Feb. 14 at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, 400 Eau Claire St. There will also be an artist reception from 7 to 8 p.m. today in the library’s second-floor gallery. Martin’s show celebrates memorable quotes in creative representations. Martin is a Madison-based graphic designer and educator. The exhibit can be
At 74 years old, artist and retired distinguished UW-Eau Claire professor Anders Shafer thought it was time to do a retrospective show on his work. “I’ve gone through many different stages, so I thought it would be an interesting theme,” Shafer said Wednesday, looking around the completed “Old and New Works” exhibit. Oil paintings and one drawing from different periods of his life are now on display in the second floor gallery of the L.E.
Local man publishes first set of memoirs Eau Claire resident Don Larson, 76, published his first memoir “To me They Weren’t Stars, They Were Just my Friends,” about his travels around the country and interactions with people such as country singer Waylon Jennings, baseball player Don Larsen and others. A self-proclaimed Buddy Holly historian, Larson shares stories of the singer’s short-lived fame before he was killed in a plane crash in 1959 and how Larson,