By Patte Purcell

An end of summer soiree entitled ‘The Art of Cool’ will be held on Monday Aug. 28 from 4:20 to 7:30 at the Colin Fisher Studios, a stunning art gallery in the Cathedral City Art District.

This event is the 3rd in a series of 420 friendly/industry events in the desert. Guests will be treated to multiple rooms of art and sculpture. Jazz duo Amsterdam Connection, from the Netherlands, will be performing songs from their new CD produced by smooth jazz great Paul Brown.

420 vendors will be on hand to introduce new products to the medical marijuana industry and guests. Current sponsors include Melissa Etheridge’s “Know Label” Cannabis Wine (tinctures), New Leaf Catering with “A selection of seasonal small bites,” Triple J “Original Mini Joints,” Coachella Valley Collective with the “vape experience,” Coachella Valley Weekly, Maribel Ishtar Sativa CBD Body Oil, and Desert Hot Springs Inn, where you can “Soak and Toke.”


Special Celebrity Guest “The Laughing Yogi” will get everyone in a happy mood. Surprise celebrity guests will be attending.

Vendors will be giving swag, discounts and vendor gifts to guests with medical marijuana cards. You do not have to be a Medical marijuana patient to attend, but in order to get the samples you need to bring your recommendation and you will get a wristband for access.

All guests will be treated to a Complimentary “Beverage Bar” with fruited water and iced tea made with alkaline water from “It’s the Water.” Cocktails will be available through New Leaf Catering (cash bar). A selection of seasonal small bites are available for $10, tickets should be purchased in advance if desired.

A special VIP reception is available for a $25 upgrade and includes a variety of experiences to elevate your mind and spirit.

Melissa Etheridge’s “Know Label” wine tinctures will offer (3 different tastings) of a variety of these organic wines. The wine is made from biodynamic grapes from the Arroyo Grande Valley. They are infused with organic cannabis flower from the Santa Cruz mountains. Each bottle takes over a year to make and are tended with much love. They are aged and there is a variety of types. The cabernet was in a barrel for 3 years and is slightly more expensive. Prices run up to $400 a bottle so this is a very special opportunity to taste some very special and delicious wines. You will notice the taste of the wine first with the cannabis taste on the back side.

The wines give you a full body relaxation effect. It came on rapidly and is cerebral, very mellow, and relaxing. It will make you smile and laugh and is a great way to celebrate with your friends. It also promotes a very restful sleep. Bottles and cases are available by donation.

In addition, the Coachella Valley Collective will be hosting a “Vape Experience.” You can sample different vapes and strains of cannabis cartridges. In addition he offers a host of other products available by donation to licensed patients.

A complimentary selection of seasonal small bites with and without cannabis will be served to VIP guests. Maribel Ishtar Products will be demonstrating some of her Sativa CBD body oils. Triple J Mini Joints will be on hand with samples of their popular Mini Joints. They were the hit of the last event.

Industry professionals, medical marijuana license holders, and investors will mix and mingle at this upscale event.

There is no fee to attend the party. However, you must RSVP in order to be admitted.


When: Monday Aug. 28, 4:20-7:30

Where: Colin Fisher Studios 68929 Perez Rd. Suite M, Cathedral City, Ca 92234

Attire: Desert Chic

Contact info: or Patte Purcell, 702-219-6777