LA Ink

  • Film

    March 28, 2013

    Ink Me

    New film documents Southern California’s tattoo scene, 
from Danny Trejo to Ed Hardy

  • Food

    September 22, 2011

    2nd Floor Is Surf City Gothic

    Go to this downtown Huntington Beach hangout for its booze and kooky art, not so much the food

  • Calendar

    June 2, 2011
  • Calendar

    March 3, 2011

    Suicidal Tendencies

    OC Fair Grounds

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    The Five Most Underrated Bands of Orange County​For a long time, a major topic of discussion between music journalists and musicians alike has been: how does Orange County measure up to the other metropolitan creative hot spots around the country like Austin, Portland, Los Angeles and New York. Is the OC a musical universe unto itse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Mike Vallely Leaves Longtime Sponsor to Start Own Company

    Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyMike Vallely at the Musink Tattoo and Music Festival at the OC Fairgrounds, Feb. 20, 2010. ​Just in time to hit the road with Duane "the Master of Disaster" Peters for his Glory Bound Skatepark Tour, Mike Vallely announced July 13 he's leaving longtime sponsor Element to fl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2010

    Dan Smith and Darren Parkinson of the Dear & Departed

    Dan Smith​Orange County's the Dear & Departed are about to depart on a national tour in support of their new EP, Chapters, released Jan. 5. They will be opening for mopey pop-punk heroes Alkaline Trio and Cursive. The Dear & Departed will unleash material from the freshly mi ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 19, 2009

    Kat Von D

    Barnes and Noble

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2008

    MUSINK Convention Returns to Costa Mesa

    Though the scheduled MUSINK tour became another casualty of the flagging economy, the three-day music and tattoo convention is still happening--February 20-22, again at the Orange County Fair & Exposition Center in Costa Mesa. But they're quick to point out that celebutant Kat Von D, of "LA Ink" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2008

    MUSINK Tattoo & Music Festival: Totally Canceled!

    Curse you, recession! The MUSINK Tattoo & Music Festival, which was birthed from a three-day event this past February at the OC fairgrounds, has been completely scrapped; official word is that it's, unsurprisingly, "due to the current economic climate."The tour was planned for 25 cities, includ ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 10, 2008

    The Big Ink

    The MusInk Tattoo 
and Musical Festival

  • Music

    December 27, 2007