Tattoo News - July 2002
ON THE WEB
Galleries: Here's a great gallery of traditional art, although primarily African, not Pacific. Take a look at the masks. http://members.tripod.com/tribaldreamsgallery/ Another good virtual gallery is at http://www.tendirections.com/PNGIndexBlack.htm . There's a lot of nice New Guinea artifacts here.
Maori Art & Culture: This is a very good website with an extensive list of links to sites with a Maori focus. There is even a page of Maori clipart & screensavers you can download! http://maori.culture.co.nz/
Pacific Postcards: There are an astounding number of Pacific Island images and postcards on the web. For Samoan images, see http://www.janeresture.com/samoahome/postcards.htm A nice photo gallery of PNG images is at http://www.janeresture.com/png_highlands/index.htm Historivcal images from the Trobriands can be seen at
http://www.janeresture.com/trobriand_postcards/index.htm Some photos and interesting information on Tuvalu is at
Janes Oceania is still one of the most comprehensive resources on the web, see http://www.janeresture.com/ Sign up for her monthly newsletter as well!
UPCOMING CALIF. EVENTS
Los Angeles Ho'olaule'a: The Hawaiian Inter-Club Council of Southern California's annual Ho'olaule'a will take place at. Alondra Park July 20th & 21st. 3850 West Manhattan Beach Blvd., Lawndale, very near El Camino Community College. I will be there on Saturday only, Rodney, my Tongan tattoo partner will be there Sat & Sunday. Look for us in Hula Halau O' Lilinoe's booth.
Dance classes: If you are interested in learning to dance, Hula Halau O Makalapua, Marama Te Mafatu Nui Polynesian Dance School has classes at all levels starting witth some frequency. See http://hometown.aol.com/kumuhula56/Hula/Halau/HulaWeb.html You can see them perform either July 29 in Central Park in San Mateo at 1:30 pm, or on August 18 at the San Mateo Expo on the International Stage at 7:00pm.
Again, Keali'i Reichel has a number of upcoming California concerts scheduled, including a free concert on July 14th at Stern Grove in San Francisco. see http://www.kealiireichel.com/concerts.html
TRICIA'S TATTOO SCHEDULE
Tricia is departing soon for California & may be hard to reach. She does NOT e-mail while traveling. You can leave her a message on her CA voice mail, (510) 802-2155 & she will retuirn your call, or better yet, stop by the location nearest you and see her! If you go in & see Tricia early on in her stay for a consultation, there's always a chance that you can get on the calander. Tricia does consultations nearly any time. For exact addresses and details on how to sign up, see http://www.tattootraditions.alohaworld.com/tattootraditions/schedule.htm You can also e-mail her at email@example.com, but she will not receive it until after her return home August 9th. Tricia does NOT e-mail when she's on the mainland.
June 20th to July 1st - HONOLULU
July 2nd through 4th - UNAVAILABLE
July 5th to 16th - SAN FRANCISCO (several appointments are available!) Stop by Ailana Hawaiian Fabrics in Redwood City or call (650) 568-3277.
July 19th to 29th - LOS ANGELES (there's only appointments left available!)Stop by Island Legends on Artesia Blvd at Normandie in Gardena, (310) 352-6333. Note: Sat 7/20 I'll be at the Ho'olaule'a, and the store is closed on Mondays.
July 31st to Aug. 4th - SAN DIEGO (the schedule is nearly somewhat full) Location has yet to be determined. By appointment only.
The deadline to sign up for a guaranteed appointment is past but there are still limited appointments available. Call Tricia quick (510 802-2155) if you are seriously interested, And sign up soon! For details on how to sign up, see http://www.tattootraditions.alohaworld.com/tattootraditions/schedule.htm or stop by any of the California locations listed on the website to sign up in person & see samples of Tricia's work.
Calling all CA Tongans! Tongan tattooist Rodney Powell will be traveling with Tricia and tattooing in LA in July. Check out his work at http://tongan_tattoo.tripod.com/TonganTattoo/id7.html