The Smithsonian hires first craft beer historian

America has a rich history—and that includes beer and brewing. And to take a look through the (pint) glass, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History recently appointed Theresa McCulla as the “Smithsonian’s first beer scholar.” McCulla will oversee its American Brewing History Initiative, which is a three-year project to “collect, document, and preserve the history … [ Read more]

Arts MN: Saints & Sinners, a Victorian Carnival, and Making Your Own Beer Stein

Whether the current streak of summer-like weather has awakened your long-dormant night owl, or if it simply has you feeling at peace once again, this week’s edition of Arts MN presents a spectrum of events that are sure to fit any disposition. For those of you wishing to embrace your wild side, we’ve highlighted both … [ Read more]