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PHOTOS — “Janis” book-signing draws big crowd

The Museum of the Gulf Coast hosted a book signing event Saturday for Holly George-Warren’s new book “Janis: Her Life and Music.” Michael Joplin, who appeared only for the Port Arthur stop, accompanied George-Warren.

Holly George-Warren, author of “Janis: Her Life and Music,” accompanied by Janis Joplin’s brother Michael, sign copies of her book Saturday at the Museum of the Gulf Coast. (Cassandra Jenkins/The News)

Holly George-Warren, author of “Janis: Her Life and Music” signs copies of her book Saturday at the Museum of the Gulf Coast. Museum director Tom Neal said 350 attended Saturday’s event, some coming direct from as far as Rhode Island and Connecticut. (Cassandra Jenkins/The News)