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Meetings & Events

Screening of “Tattoo Nation” documentary

Date: Friday, April 5 - Tuesday, April 9
Time: 7:45pm & 10:00pm
Location: Theaters in Los Angeles and throughout the U.S.

Documentary about the rise and influence of East Los Angeles Chicano tattoo artists on the world of tattooing. Tattoo Nation covers the life of "Freddy Negrete, the first
professional Chicano artist employed by a mainstream tattoo parlor – a  tattoo parlor that was embraced as a new vehicle for self-expression by the Chicano community in East Los Angeles...Included are other important figures such as David Oropeza and “Chuco” Caballero."

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