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Interviews with tattoo collectors, models and other interesting people

Remembering Princess Leia With Ink

Remembering Princess Leia With Ink


Princess Leia PhotoGrowing up in the 70’s and 80’s you were a Star Wars fan. Star Wars became part of us growing up and one of the strongest characters in the saga was Princess Leia. She was played by Carrie Fisher who suddenly passed away on the 27th of December 2016. As Star Wars fans cope with her passing we decided to pay tribute the best way we could, by remembering the Princess with ink.

 

James Mullen

James Mullen Princess Leia Tattoo

James Mullen Princess Leia Tattoo

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Ray Price Capital City Bikefest 2016

Ray Price Capital City Bikefest 2016


Capital City Bikefest Bike Image

This weekend was the 12th Annual Ray Price Capital City Bikefest in Downtown Raleigh. The tradition started back in 2003 when Clear Channel Entertainment and Curtis Media Group approached Ray Price to come up with a way to increase attendance at the TWC Pavilion at Walnut Creek (at that time it was called the Alltel Pavilion). Ray Price was able to sell out the venue and a Raleigh tradition was born.

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Who was Ray Price? Ray Price was an American motorcycle drag racer,  United States Air Force Veteran, and owner of Ray Price’s Harley-Davidson here in Raleigh, NC. Continue reading Ray Price Capital City Bikefest 2016

Kristen Leanne

Kristen Leanne


Kristen Leanne
Photo by Brian Love

In this Special Edition, we caught up with model and business entrepreneur Kristen Leanne. Before Miami Ink aired on TLC in 2005 and before there was a line of tattoo magazines on the shelves at Barnes and Noble, there was a young model named Kristen that would help revolutionize the world of alternative modeling. We had the pleasure of talking with Kristen Leanne to discuss her career and future business endeavors.

We know you have been into modeling since the mid-2000’s; how did you get involved as a model?

I have actually been modeling with an agency since I was 5 believe it or not! I took a long break in there because my parent’s schedule got really busy and they were unable to take me to castings, so I took it back up on my own when I was 17. Continue reading Kristen Leanne