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A Night with Janis Joplin

Although she only lived to be 27 years old and released only three albums, Janis Joplin changed the face of rock and roll by belting out her signature blues-heavy brand of rock. The exclusive “Forever 27 Club” only features deceased iconic artists such as Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain and Jimi Hendrix, and as part of this unfortunate club, Joplin is easily one of rock’s most important female figures. Written and directed by Randy Johnson, A Night with Janis Joplin is a Tony Award-winning musical that not only celebrates  Joplin’s original songs like “Mercedes Benz,” but also songs like “Piece of my Heart, ” one of the many blues songs that Joplin popularized during the ‘60s. The songs of her influences like Aretha Franklin and Etta James will also be celebrated.

WHEN: Sat, Feb. 17
WHERE:
The Saban Theatre, 8440 Wilshire Blvd Beverly Hills
WEBSITE:
anightwithjanisjoplin.com/

 

Cannabis Wedding Expo

The exciting trend began gaining traction only a few years ago—but now, couples across the country are incorporating cannabis into their wedding as an alternative to alcohol. Budbars are popping up as a classy and tasteful option in wedding receptions. Plenty of vendors will help you plan you or your associate’s special day. There will be plenty of hors d’oeuvres to satisfy the munchies while you browse through multiple categories of wedding ideas. This 21-and-over event will help walk you through the planning process, and look at varying open cannabis bar options. There will also be live music as well as gift bags and samples from local caterers.

WHEN: Sat, March 3
WHERE:
Sportsmen’s Lodge Events Center, 12825 Ventura Blvd., Los Angeles
WEBSITE:
www.cannabisweddingexpo.com

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