West Texas Tattoo Convention

The third annual West Texas Tattoo Convention this weekend at the McNease Convention Center.

Artists include Richard Stell, Oliver Peck, Tony Hundahl, Daniel Abrigo, Matt Arriola, Mike Wilson and others from Los Angeles, New York, Austin and even Rome. Tickets at the door are $18.50 for a daily pass and $30 for a weekend pass.

The convention lasts from 2 to 11 p.m. today, noon to 11 p.m. on Saturday and noon to 8 p.m. on Sunday. The Deadhorse will host an after-party each night downtown at 210 S. Chadbourne St.

More than 50 booths will be stuffed full of jewelry, artwork, T-shirts, toys and other tattoo-themed merchandise. Patrons with tattoos can enter contests in different categories to strut their ink.

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