Archive for January, 2009

Check Out Our Ad on 95.7 The Rock

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

PSB 10th Annual Winter Ball Radio Ad

As you all know, Pearl Street Brewery is celebrating 10 Years of Stellar – Out of this World – Excellent Beers. And we’re shouting it from the radio towers. Check out our ad on 95.7 The Rock and listen for a camio by the Brewmaster as he shares his pearls of wisdom and maybe even some giveaways on The Morning Sickness with Brian and Jean sometime next week.

It’s been ten years of great Beers! Come celebrate with us.

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

It’s been ten years since Joe and Tony Katchever opened the doors of Pearl Street Brewery down on 4th and Pearl Streets in La Crosse!

Ten years and about ten million beers. Join us, friends of the brewery. We are gonna have a little party…..
When: One month from yesterday on Saturday January 7th, 2009 7:00-11:00
Where: at the brewery, 1401 Saint Andrew Street in La Crosse
Tickets will be on sale January 14th at the brewery box office, Del’s Bar, the Jay Street Joint and Neuie’s North Star. $15

Frozen River Film Fest 2009 – Attendance Gets You a FREE Pint

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

Winona State University – January 21-25

**Check out this festival and bring back your ticket stub to Pearl Street Brewery Tasting Room and Gift Shop for a FREE Pint!!!!!!

The Frozen River Film Festival identifies and offers programs that engage, educate and activate viewers to become involved in the world. These programs provide a unique perspective on environmental issues, sustainable communities, extreme sports, adventure travel and diverse cultures, presenting issues not often covered in the local media. We connect our viewers with people at the heart of breaking events, organizations in the forefront of social change and the cultures of an increasingly global community.

4 Days of over 40 Documentaries, Raffle Prizes, music and Workshops and Programs
Featured Musical Guest: Pert Near Sandstone and The Sans Souci Quartet

A few of our Featured Films:

Blasted!!! The Gonzo Patriots of Hunter S. Thompson – Blue Kraning
(60 Minutes)

Flow: For the love of Water – Irena Salina
(93 Minutes)
Irena Salina’s award-winning documentary investigates what experts label the most important political and environmental issue of the 21st Century – The World Water Crisis.

I Love Trash – David Brown
(30 Minutes)
Two young freegans are awarded a grant that pays their rent in a nice apartment for three months. Starting with nothing, they furnish the apartment, gather complete wardrobes, and feed themselves (very well) all without spending a cent. Come see this fascinating look into the world of the freegans, young people who live on the cast-offs of our throw-away culture.

One of our Featured Programs

Locavore Program
Location: Somsen Auditorium
Time: Sunday Jan 25th 2009 1:00 PM
Locavore: Farmers, fertility, food, and films depicting these foundation blocks to a genuine community based food system. But wait – it’s you who actually drives it! Come see, listen, and discuss these topics and more with the likes of Deborah Koons Garcia of “Future of Food” fame, horticultural photographer and life-long food producer David Cavagnaro (former Seed Savers Exchange Preservation Gardens manager and five books), and dietician Angie Tagtow, a Food and Society Fellow pursuing the “Soil to Food to Health” connections as we meander through some of the realities of eating here – even if “here” is Japan. Hosted by Land Stewardship Project and moderated by Caroline van Schaik.
Film: “Soil In Good Heart” A Short Piece From a Full Length Project on the Mystery of Fertility.” Written, directed, produced, and to be introduced in person by Deborah Koons Garcia.
Speaker: Deborah Koons Garcia – A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Deborah Koons Garcia has called Northern California home for over thirty years. Her most recent film, The Future of Food (2004), examines alarming issues surrounding the rapidly increasing corporate domination of our food supply. It is the first major film to cover the history and technology of genetic engineering and the complex implications of untested genetically engineered crops on the environment and unlabelled foods on consumers. Garcia’s other film credits include All About Babies, Poco Loco and Grateful Dawg, a documentary featuring her late husband, Jerry Garcia, of the Grateful Dead.
Slide show by David Cavagnaro depicting the extraordinary diversity (and beauty) of food and our need to stay ever connected to it.

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