Texas might be known for its big-haired, bottle-blonde beauty queens, but it was an altogether different sort of woman who captured the wild spirit of the Lone Star State when Port Arthur’s own mega-talented Janis Joplin hit the music scene. Joplin belted out the pain and power of Southern Blues and mixed it with the electric beat of late ‘60s rock and roll, speaking for an entire generation of young people anxious for change. And though she overdosed almost four decades ago, her... More >>>