The consummate professional, Rick Walters actually was at work in his Sunset Beach shop—Rick Walters’ World Famous Tattoo Parlor—on Sunday.
Rick Walters “tattoo family” comprises a who’s-who of the artform.
Phoenix, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, MGMT and a host of other acts that were on your iPod Mini back in the day are all coming to Long Beach for the Just Like Heaven festival, May 4.
Garon “Rocc” Harden evolved from rhyming in the passenger seat of his cousin’s car to releasing “Community Service”, one of the most raw and honest hip-hop records to come out of Long Beach in recent memory.
Jeremy Schott opened The Dark Art Emporium to share, and sell, his passion for “low-brow” and “dark” art, an arresting, sometimes grotesquely beautiful mix of horror, humor and dead stuff.
Pioneering tattoo artist Kari Barba has blazed a trail, sometimes by happenstance, always with grace.
When Long Beach native Kurtis Colamonico looked out on the more than 70 kids who came to the Skate Kids demo session at last month’s Beach Streets, he saw it as proof of how far his skateboard-tutoring business had come.