Edmonton Journal

Tattoo Fest


Jasmine Rodriguez and Tommy Helm of Spike TV’s Tattoo Nightmares, and InkMaster’s Jime Litwalk are among the special guests attending this weekend’s Alberta Bound Tattoo and Arts Festival at the Edmonton Expo Centre. Actor Danny Trejo (Machete, Breaking Bad, Sons of Anarchy) is also coming in for a Friday visit, along with Matt Gone, one of the world’s most-tattooed men. There will be more than 200 Canadian and internatio­nal artists, along with retail booths; entertainm­ent for the three-day event includes Hellzapopp­in Circus Sideshow Revue and internatio­nal burlesque performer Masuimi Max. Check the website for appearance­s and schedules.

When: Friday, May 1 to Sunday, May 3. Friday, 4 p.m. to noon; Saturday, noon to 10 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 6 p.m.

Where: Edmonton Expo Centre, Northlands Admission: $25, available at the door or from the website. Weekend passes also available. Info: edmontonta­ttoos.com

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