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Art & Soul: The Culinary Arts - Hops And History In Ann Arbor

Rachel Waring

This week, "Art and Soul" is about the culinary arts.  89.1 WEMU’s Lisa Barry is joined by her regular co-host for this segment, Jessica Webster, and community “connector” Patti Smith talking about the history of beer in Ann Arbor.

Known as TeacherPatti, Patti Smith hosts a number of events around Ann Arbor.  She's planning to soon resume her "Hops and History" beer tours, presenting interesting history of beer in Ann Arbor.

Credit Lisa Barry
Patti Smith

She talks about a recent mural uncovered on the wall of the former "Peaceable Kingdom" store (pictured above) in downtown Ann Arbor with a sign from the first beer hall in Ann Arbor.

She also talks about the new Edelbrau Brewing Company on Ellsworth in Ann Arbor, where they make and sell a beer based on a recipe from the 1800's.

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— Lisa Barry is the host of All Things Considered on WEMU. You can contact Lisa at 734.487.3363, on Twitter @LisaWEMU, or email her at lbarryma@emich.edu

Jessica has been a record store clerk, a Denny’s waitress, a newspaper reporter, a science writer, a mom, a higher education communicator, a radio host and (and one time) one of the most powerful people in the jazz industry.
Lisa Barry was a reporter, and host of All Things Considered on 89.1 WEMU.
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