Anonimo, the Discovery of an Unknown Composer

Scott Loudon will share his vision for the new Anonimo Documentary at 20 Front Street on Sunday, December 17. This documentary will be a follow-up to the award winning 1986 Deniro film The Mission, the inspiring story of Jesuit-trained natives from Bolivia composing Baroque music and building violins. Nearly 11,000 compositions were found in the catacombs of Catholic churches in the 1970s simply signed "Anonimo" (anonymous). The event begins at 6:00 p.m. with a short presentation at 7:30 … [Read more...]

The Fizzy Facts About Kombucha

Effervescent and Fermented Stores are stocking up on Kombucha and more people are drinking it, but what is it? Kombucha is a slightly sweet, slightly acidic beverage that is consumed worldwide. It’s created through the fermentation of sugared tea with a SCOBY, or symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast, also known as tea fungus. The sugar used in the recipe fuels the fermenting process and the final product is very low in sugar, with most 15-ounce bottles containing only 4 to 16 grams of … [Read more...]