Located in the heart of Los Angeles’ Arts District, the impossibly popular Coast to Coast Cannabis dispensary will open its doors at 542 Alameda Street, on July 1, as the newly relaunched Arts District Cannabis.
The rebranded dispensary will officially reopen its doors hoping to bridge the gap between cannabis and art, using its platform to feature local, rising artists and creatives.
The space was originally the Cirrus Gallery, which art dealer and publisher Jean Robert Milant opened in 1970. The gallery showcased a longstanding commitment to California-based artists for more than three decades.
In 2015, Bryan Schwartz, master grower and President of 3C Farms and Arts District Cannabis, acquired the building and has continued to provide that same ethos and commitment to highlighting local creatives and talent with his company Coast to Coast Cannabis Dispensary.
Of course, what would an event in the City of Angels be without a dope rapper involved? Legendary Bay Area rapper Too Short will make a special appearance in-store at 1 pm. Best known for his viral smash hit “Blow the Whistle”—which to this day, it’s hard to hear the song without singing the lyrics verbatim—the Oakland native exploded onto the scene in the late 1980s,