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July 30, 2014

Lager: The Most Popular Beer on the Planet

Bob Brewer looks at the history and evolution of lager, the most popular beer style on the planet. Many of us who inhabit the craft corner of today’s American brewing industry, myself included, have at times tended to dismiss the vastly greater and hugely popular pale lager style of beer. As of early 2014, the… read entire article

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July 29, 2014

Stern Grove Festival | Rufus Wainwright

After a bustling morning in San Francisco, marathon running shoes were exchanged for blankets, baguettes, and an Anchor brew or two as music enthusiasts gathered at Stern Grove for a delightful afternoon performance. Quartet San Francisco got the afternoon started with an eclectic blend of pop and classical arrangements, followed by the beloved Rufus Wainwright, who single-handedly… read entire article

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July 22, 2014

Stern Grove Festival | Boogaloo Assassins

Two emphatic slices of world music took the stage at Stern Grove this past weekend to brighten up a gray San Francisco Sunday. The afternoon began with the high-energy sounds of “Mali” by Vieux Farka Touré. The upbeat vibe continued as the skillful salsa grooves of Roberto Roena and Boogaloo Assassins filled the afternoon air. We had a great time once… read entire article

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July 15, 2014

Stern Grove Festival | Funky Meters

Sunday was an afternoon of funk and soul at the Stern Grove Festival, as Sugar Pie Desanto and the godfathers of funk, the Funky Meters, filled Sigmund Stern Grove with their legendary sounds. The vibe emanating from the stage was contagious, and the crowd felt the energy, staying on their feet to move and groove from the first note… read entire article