by David Downs
In this week's Legalization Nation calendar, 4/20 arrives with "CannaLand" at iGrow, an Oaksterdam Spring Cup, Cypress Hill at the Warfield, and much more. Peep game, after the jump, y'all.
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International Cannabis and Hemp Expo
Talks and exhibition including: Oakland City Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan, activist Dennis Peron, TaxCann 2010 author Richard Lee, live Q&A with Ed Rosenthal. Saturday and Sunday April 17 and 18 at the Cow Palace in Daly City. $24.
410 Eve @ iGrow, Oakland, CA
iGrow hosts “CannaLand”, a free, 40,000 square-foot indoor/outdoor festival with on-site consumption of cannabis allowed for verified patients. Magicians, artists, food, music, and a one-of-a kind vaporizer lounge inside a twenty-seat Hummer. Edibles booths. Monday, April 19, at 4:20 p.m. Free. 70 Hegenberger Loop, Oakland. (Near I-880 and Hegenberger. Take BART to Coliseum Station and transfer to $1 iGrow Shuttle Bus.)
4/20 Rally and Brownie Sale:
A Rally in Support of Legalizing Marijuana
Sponsors: Students for Liberty, Students for Sensible Drug Policy. UC Berkeley Sproul Plaza, Mario Savio Steps. Tuesday, April 20, noon-1 p.m.
Net Radio Special:
Brainfeeder Radio Presents Cosmogramma Special 4/20
Celebrate 4/20 and the forthcoming Flying Lotus release Cosmogramma online with Dublab studios in Los Angeles. FlyLo will take you chosen cuts from the new LP, out May 4, 2010. Other likely participants include the Gaslamp Killer, Ras G, Daedelus, Teebs, Matthewdavid, Dr. Strangeloop, and more. Besides listening on nice speakers or headphones, we hope you will enjoy the broadcast in a way fitting for the occasion. Tuesday, April 20, at 12 p.m. PST. Free Listen and chatroom link with the studio at Dublab.
(Featuring Thom Yorke, Thundercat, Miguel Atwood Ferguson, Ravi Coltrane and many more, Cosmogramma is released on limited first edition CD with foil-blocked slipcase, double gatefold LP, standard CD, and digital on May 4, 2010. Special 4/20 preorder of Cosmogramma nets exclusive, hand-stamped art print created by Flying Lotus. One fan at random will win the original Lotus piece. Available for 24 hours only from Bleep.com.)
Oaksterdam University's Spring Cup
A Tax Cannabis 2010 fundraiser featuring a cannabis contest, horticulture, and cooking demos, Bliss Edibles, VIP Lounge, food & drink, vendors, and live music from the Paper Sons. Tuesday, April 20, 2 p.m.-7 p.m. 1600 Broadway, Oakland. General Admission: $50; Student/Alumni: $30; VIP: $75; Judge Pass: $150. Sponsorships available.
Nuff' said. Warfield, San Francisco. Tuesday, April 20, 8 p.m. $38.75
Cypress Hill/Blaze Up Official Afterparty
Club Six, 60 Sixth St., San Francisco. Tuesday, April 20, 9 p.m. $10
Shattuck Down Low. Berkeley. Tuesday, April 20, 9 p.m. $25 in advance, $30 at the door.
"The Future of Cannabis in Northern California"
The Press Democrat reports industry, politics, and law enforcement will gather to discuss options. Saturday, April 24, time TBD at the Saturday Afternoon Club in Ukiah.
Campaign Against Marijuana Planting
The DEA consortium that handles yearly eradication programs across the state announces a conference. Monday-Wednesday, May 10-13. US Grant Hotel, San Diego.