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Trina Calderón

Trina Calderón’s books include Wall Writers, Pump Me Up: DC Subcultures of the 1980’s, Risk: Old Habits Die Hard, and 9:30 Club - A Time and a Place. She co-executive produced BBC America's The Nerdist TV show and co-wrote the feature film Down for Life. Calderón lives in Los Angeles and specializes in writing about art, music, and food subculture, aiming to add a voice where mainstream media does not. She can be reached on Twitter and Instagram under @trinaluz.

Articles contributed to Leafly

‘Orange Sunshine’ Is Coming out of the Psychedelic Closet

The feature length documentary explores the origins of The Brotherhood of Eternal Love, a group dubbed the "Hippie Mafia" that started a psychedelic revolution in the US.

Trina Calderón - March 10, 2017

Wake and Bake in Los Angeles’ Members-Only Cannabis Café

Opened in fall 2016, the cannabis-friendly Wake and Bake Breakfast Club in Los Angeles has 140 members that come in to enjoy pour over coffee and pre-rolls.

Trina Calderón - March 2, 2017

BAS Research Aims to Perfect the Business of Medicinal Cannabis

With over four million dollars invested, BAS Research has gone to great lengths to welcome cannabis clients seeking testing, formulaic research, and high-grade oil for their products.

Trina Calderón - February 14, 2017

Why Kyle Kushman Swears by Veganic Cannabis Grow Methods

Learn from Kyle Kushman about veganics, a growing technique using no animal by-products, and how it can be used when growing cannabis.

Trina Calderón - February 8, 2017

‘Alive for 36 and Gone for 36’: Remembering Bob Marley

Photographer, writer, and DJ Roger Steffens has written several books on Bob Marley’s life and music. In this interview, he talks about Bob, Jamaica, and the growth of reggae music.

Trina Calderón - February 6, 2017

Jamaica Native Yaadcore Spins Spiritual Reggae Sounds

Reggae music is Jamaica’s national treasure and popular native DJ Yaadcore has emerged a brilliant devotee. He's a strong advocate for the roots resurgence in reggae music.

Trina Calderón - January 12, 2017

Do You Know These Stoner Superstitions About Cannabis Rules and Etiquette?

Here's a list of cannabis superstitions many enthusiasts have believed and continue to abide by lest they want to be cursed with bad luck (or, worse yet, bad bud).

Trina Calderón - September 23, 2016