Flesh Trade

We found an awesome quote on the Interweb recently that stated, “The world is divided into two kinds of people: those who have tattoos, and those who are afraid of people with tattoos.” If you’re the latter, it’d be wise to avoid Mesa Centennial Hall as the Arizona Tattoo Expo takes over the joint. The orgy of ink promises a slew of activities and artists that are sure to get under your skin, including seminars on tattoos and piercing by folks like Steve Haworth and Club Tattoo’s Sean Dowdell, body suspensions, tattoo contests, and more.
Fri., April 4, 3 p.m.; April 5-6, noon, 2008
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Benjamin Leatherman is a staff writer at Phoenix New Times. He covers local nightlife, music, culture, geekery, and fringe pursuits.