By Russell Florence, Jr.
Hara Arena will host an assortment of tattoo artists from across the country this weekend for the Immersed in Ink Tattoo & Arts Festival. Live tattooing, sideshows and human suspension are among the activities in store. Patrons can also leave their mark at the graffiti wall or be entertained by Psycho Midget Wrestling courtesy of the Half Pint Brawlers. In addition, Immersed in Ink magazine will be on hand throughout the festival and an alternative model search will be conducted as well. The winner will receive a multiple page spread in Immersed in Ink and be featured on the cover. The festival opens Friday, October 15 from 2 to 10 p.m. and continues Saturday, October 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday, October 17 from 12 to 8 p.m. Admission is $20 per day or $35 for a weekend pass. Friday is Bike Night; you can receive $5 off the daily admission price if you bring your motorcycle. Visit www.TattooFestival.net. Hara Arena is located at 1001 Shiloh Springs Rd., Trotwood.