By Patte Purcell

Jazz/Art/420… this innovative combination is coming to El Paseo at the stunning Elena Bulatova Gallery in a private event for the 420 industry. Guests will be treated to an array of art and sculpture in vivid colors that have become a trademark for Elena Bulatova. This artist and multi gallery owner from Russia has taken the art world by storm. Mix and mingle, sample amazing appetizers from New Leaf Catering. Sample Cannabis infused wine tinctures from Melissa Etheridge’s “Know Label” (for licensed guests), cannabis sushi from Left Handed infusions, baked goods and candies from 420 manufacturers and sponsors. Or for unlicensed guests enjoy a glass of wine or Buzz Box cocktail.

Magdalena Chovancova, Robert Ferti and Threestyle are the headliners at Jazz at the Gallery, a 420 experience Monday, Nov. 6 from 4:20 until 7:20. This Billboard chart topping Germany-based group consists of Magdalena Chovancova on sax and flute with her partner Robert Ferti on guitar, they are being joined by Christopher Troy on keys, Latonya Black Gillard on vocals, and James L Manning on bass.

The style is smooth jazz and they have just released their newest CD Smooth Ride, produced by Paul Brown.


Their current single, “A Little Longer,” spent 4 weeks at #1 on the US Groove jazz charts and 5 months in the top 5 on all US Jazz Charts.

Threestyle focuses on their own compositions in smooth jazz, soul and funk. Their music is engaging and you’ll find them to be dynamic performers as well.

The party will be opened by one of the deserts favorites Alex Santana on guitar and vocals. Alex is the CV Music Awards Best Instrumental Jazz artist and also Best Guitarist for the 2017 CV Music Awards.

Platinum producer, jazz pianist and composer Ronnie King will tickle the ivories during the evening and Keisha D will also grace us with her amazing vocals.

So what is a 420 experience? It’s an opportunity to sample products and manufacturers in the cannabis business. For VIP licensed medical marijuana ticket holders and industry professionals there are Melissa Etheridge’s ‘Know Label’ Cannabis Wine tincture tastings.  New Leaf Catering will be serving seasonal small bites to all the guests and special cannabis infused appetizers to licensed guests. Left Handed Infusions will be preparing and serving fresh cannabis sushi to licensed guests as well.

Other sponsors and vendors include Coachella Valley Weekly.  Atomic Budz dispensary will be giving out gifts along with their menu and other incentives. The Original Triple J mini joints will be handing out samples. Coachella Valley Collective is offering ‘the Vape Experience’ for guests to try out different vapes and cartridges and learn how they work. The 420 Kitchen will be handing out his medicated candies and baked goods, great for sleeping and pain relief. He will be joined by Sensi Chews with their cannabis chews for better sleep, a more active love life and natural pain relief.

Mystic Valley CBD will be giving complimentary hand massages with their hemp based CBD lotion that gives immediate relief. Mother Earth Farmacy will be handing out gifts and menus from their dispensary. Desert Canna Consulting and Desert Canna Hope is a unique collective that custom makes products for your specific medical needs. They also deliver them. Under the Sun Distribution (“Go Green”) is a collective and delivery service with a variety of cannabis products for patients, (Frank Cute is a former policeman from the east coast who believes in the healing power of cannabis.)

California Light Works will also be on hand to display and answer questions about growing your own plants. It is now legal for people to grow 6 plants per person. They offer indoor solutions for individuals and growers.

Desert Hot Springs Inn who offers a ‘soak and toke’ 420 hotel and hot springs is also one of our sponsors.

In addition to 420 vendors, Debra Granillo and her team will be offering a complimentary braid bar for the ladies. They do an amazing job of dazzling your hair. The brand new Staybridge Suites in Cathedral City will be on hand with information on their new hotel. Their slogan is ‘hugely different’ for a reason.

You do not need a medical marijuana license to attend. For non-cannabis guests there is a cash bar from New Leaf Catering, wine, beer, and Buzz Box Cocktails will be served for $5. All guests get ‘seasonal small bites’ from New Leaf Catering.

420 Industry owners, investors, and those just interested in getting into the business are welcome to attend.

You must be on the invitation list as this party is not open to the public. To get an invitation, text your name and email to 702-219-6777.

Patte Purcell

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