Even for people with an aversion to bun-heads, it is difficult to resist the beauty and elegance of professionally trained ballet dancers in a natural amphitheater ringed by Eucalyptus trees. Which is exactly what Rosalie Stern had in mind when she began presenting cultural performances in 1938. As the oldest free program of its kind in the country, the Stern Grove Festival has managed to evolve and embrace a diverse calendar -- this year, they booked Al Jarreau, The Stone Foxes, and Ozomatli among others -- to satisfy our city’s tapenade-nibbling hipsters, brownie-munching burnouts, opinionated art lovers, and high-spirited young... More >>>