This January, Stacy Peralta returns to Park City to premiere his fourth Sundance documentary, Bones Brigade: An Autobiography. The film tracks how the Bones Brigade influenced the most pivotal moments in skateboard history. During their reign, this handful of skaters started the transformation from slalom skating into modern street art.
Urban Lounge is the spot on Friday, Jan. 13 for bona fide rock n’ roll and punk with ABK and Vena Cava. Filth Lords open the 21+ show, and, as always, $5 gets you in.
In 1980s Los Angeles, Tony Quan, aka Tempt One, was one of the pioneers of a distinct LA graffiti style. But in 2003, Tempt was diagnosed with ALS, aka Lou Gehrig’s Disease, which left him almost completely paralyzed, unable to eat, breathe or even speak on his own—writing graffiti was obviously out of the question.
Bob Moss was the greatest man I’ve ever known. At first he was just the hairy dude in a picture on my friend Brian Staker’s desk. One day, while awaiting my paycheck, I imagined him plunking off-key songs on his beat-up guitar. “That’s my friend Bob Moss,” Staker said. “He’s an artist and musician.”
For those pilgrims looking to wander a little off the beaten path (and willing to exercise patience for an appointment), Oni Tattoo has become a haven of quality art, laid-back atmosphere and dedicated needle-slingers who are in it for the love of the work. For owner Greg Christensen, all the difficult hours of running a business and maintaining his tattoo portfolio have seen reward: The shop celebrated its five-year anniversary in Dec.
When I first moved to Salt Lake City from rural Louisiana, one thing I loved about “big city life” was the vast variety of cuisines to sample, but I was disappointed that one of my favorites—Ethiopian—was missing. I made it a point to eat at Ethiopian restaurants any time I traveled because it is a wonderful and unique style of food, so I’m pleased to announce that we finally have our very own full-service Ethiopian eatery right here.