Following New Jersey residents' vote to legalize marijuana, it was only a matter of time that the state would play host to a massive expo focusing on all things cannabis. Activist and comedian Tommy Chong is hosting 420 Expo, the first ever bring-your-own-cannabis consumer event in New Jersey. The happening will take place at the New Jersey Convention & Expo Center, a 45-minute drive from midtown Manhattan, next weekend, from September 16 through 18.
Grand Bohemian Hotel Charleston, Autograph Collection
Grand Bohemian Gallery will host “and yet we co-exist” exhibition by Taylor and Connor Robinson in September. Local artists Taylor and Connor Robinson handcraft textured sculptural paintings and reliefs under their trade name Visceral Home. Their work is textural, compositions grown from experimentation using contrasting natural earth compounds and unnatural elements to represent the complexities of mental health and addiction disorders. The art they create is a meditative process, a personal reflective journey. While healing parts of themselves they aim to inspire vulnerability in the viewer. The artists intend to help destigmatize mental health by pairing vulnerable written autobiographies alongside viscerally evocative art. Every painting has been cared for and thought of as a singular soulful entity, treated as their own unique being, story being told, and personality. Their artwork and process focus on a personal promise, a deeply felt commitment that they cannot create without helping others create a better future for themselves. Both Taylor and Connor are in recovery from substance abuse disorder, and Taylor battles cPTSD. To be where they are today is a miracle. They are eternally grateful to be able to share their art in new spaces and share their story, and hope to inspire others. They share their gratitude by giving back and donating to local charities (Charleston is at the very bottom of the US list for mental health resources). Taylor and Connor Robinson focus on new and innovative ways to open doors to these potentially uncomfortable conversations, art being one avenue. Taylor and Connor Robinson will be at the Grand Bohemian Gallery for an Opening Reception of this solo exhibition “and yet we co-exist” on Friday, September 1st from 4PM-7PM in tandem with the Charleston Gallery Association’s First Friday Art Walk. Both artists will return to the Grand Bohemian Gallery for a Closing Reception on Saturday, September 30th from 2PM-6PM. The exhibition runs from September 1 – 30, 2023.
Bay Street Biergarten will be celebrating their 10th anniversary with several events featuring beer, live music, and more. Starting with "10th OKTOBERFEST" today 11 am to 8 pm Live Music all day including The Midnight City Band closing out the event at 6 pm Stein Hoisting Competition Games Drink/Food Specials Holy City Brewing Collab FestBier
Brews For Broadway - Join us for a uniquely awesome event benefitting the Musical Theater Center! This will be a rock show, featuring the super talented kids (with volunteers playing instruments) at MTC! This is the perfect family friendly event for people of all ages! Roti Rolls will be there at 4PM Fairy Hair Charleston will be there 3-6PM!
CRYPTOPUNKS MEETUP @ Beeple Studios Hosted By BEEPLE join the CryptoPunks community at Beeple Studios for a fun FREE event celebrating this amazing project!! we have a day of talks and a night of drinks, music and friends!! hope u can join us!! TLDR; would love to meet the fam. <3 DAY EVENT 1:00PM - 4:00PM During the day, engage in discussions and connect with the founders and individuals who helped shape this community. Explore new perspectives, meet new people, and argue about how undervalued clown nose punks are!! ;) !! A CHAT WITH MATT AND JOHN !! * ADDITIONAL SPEAKERS TO BE ANNOUNCED LATE AUGUST * EVENING EVENT 8:00PM - 12:00AM The evening presents the opportunity to network and connect with your community! Enjoy music and see the CryptoPunks as you’ve never seen them in Beeple Studios' Experiential Space throughout the evening… aka come party!! :) Tokenproof Help? Contact [email protected] General event questions? Contact [email protected]
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