Woodstock: Three Days That Defined a Generation

While we wait to see whether Woodstock 50 becomes a reality in Columbia, Maryland on August 16th, 17th and 18th, here's some news pertaining to the original festival in 1969:

PBS will air a new documentary,Woodstock: Three Days That Defined a Generation, starting August 6th as part its American Experience series.

Good news for Woodstock Ventures, the owners of the Woodstock brand: A U.S. District Judge ruled on Monday that they can license the name to create a marijuana brand in celebration of the festival's 50th anniversary. Judge Paul Gardephe rejected a claim that the deal would infringe on the name of another company, Woodstock Roots. Woodstock Ventures and Woodstock Roots sued each other last year.

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And, while smoking your Woodstock cannabis, you may want to wear a piece of the original Woodstock stage, which has been fashioned into a necklace. Steve Gold was at the 1969 festival and years later he purchased the original wooden stage, which he has turned into a number of collectible artifacts such as pendants, stage frames and stage cubes, which feature nine-square-inch pieces of the stage.

For more information go to PeaceOfStage.com.

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