Ink.² Detroit June 5th & 6th, 2015 (Tonight!)

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INK.² Detroit
Event Date: June 5th & 6th, 2015
Tangent Gallery, Detroit

Sponsored by : Eternal Tattoos, Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum, Atelier Gothique Fine Jewelry, Sassmouth Ink, Tattoo Nouveau, Lady Luck Tattoo, Ink Addict, Ink Detroit, Green Man Tattoo and Skin Time.

This event has partnered with Burners Without Borders Detroit, to help this city's unfortunate homeless citizens. Canned goods will be collected at the door.

Tattoo-inspired artwork of all mediums will be on gallery display from more than 100 Local, National and International artists. Special performances throughout the weekend by Metro Times' "Best of" entertainers Satori Circus and Lushes LaMoan, extreme hoola-hooper Holly Linton, and intense fire dancing by Wingless Feuer.

The VIP Collector's Preview begins Friday, June 5th from 7:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. VIP Guests will get a first look at the collection of artwork & a chance to speak with the curators and artists, while enjoying gourmet appetizers, pastries & libations as they are entertained with a Live Interactive "Anatomy of Art" performance by 6 of the top tattoo and fine art creators in Metro Detroit.

The Miss Ink Detroit 2015 competition will come to an end with the Finals and Crowning ceremony, Saturday June 6th, the closing night of the exhibition.

Guests will also have a chance to shop numerous local vendors, such as Eternal Ink, Ink Addict, Ink Detroit, Poison Ivy Designs, CreepynCute Shop, Metal Moon Tattoo Studio, Tattoo Nouveau, Lady Luck Tattoo, Happy Henna Designs, An Affair to Remember, as well as browse the INK. Print Store.

INK serves to examine and celebrate the art, culture, lifestyle, history, anthropology and sociology of tattoos, tattooing, and being tattooed. The practice of permanently inking the body spans all cultures, religions and lifestyles throughout history.

EVENT INFORMATION:
Show Hours
o Friday, June 5th, 2015 7:30pm - 9:00pm (VIP Party & Collector's Preview), 9:00pm - 2:00am (General admission)

o Saturday, June 6th, 2015 8:00pm - 2:00am (General admission).

This event is 18+.
Tangent Gallery offers a full service bar. All guests will be asked for I.D. at the door.

Tangent Gallery / Hastings Ballroom is located at:
715 East Milwaukee St., Detroit, MI

Press & Media Inquiries:
Adam Owen Layne & Diane Irby – Curators
Contact # : (248) 797-0757

And be sure to "Like" the INK. Fan Page for Artist & Performer Showcases, Sponsor Shout Outs & Offers, and sneak peeks, as well as event photos:
www.facebook.com/inkartshowdetroit
Instagram: @inkartshowdetroit

PreSale Tickets for both the VIP/Collector's Preview & General Admission are available for purchase at
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/ink2-detroit-tickets-16797147721
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