Thursday, November 15, 2007

Deck the Halls, Artspace, features 100 artists and artisans; opening party is Thurs, Nov 15, 5 to 8 pm

Ray Holt, Shreveport
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Painters galore downtown; some 30 painters have packed their latest oils and acrylics to Artspace, 710 Tex St, for Deck the Halls, a Juried Artists Holiday Art Market. In addition to fine arts paintings, there are some 70 artisans with wares for sale.

Pam Atchison, of Shreveport Regional Arts Council, says the reception for the event is 5 to 8 p.m. Thur, Nov 15. Art lovers who purchase on opening night will get a 10% discount, says Atchison.

The gathering will feature music by the Shreveport Symphony Brass Quintet.

Beginning Fri, Nov 16, Artspace will be open 10 am to 6 pm, Tues through Sat. The show continues through Dec. 29.

Also on Thurs night: the TNT Express Art Trolly runs from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 pm. The trolly has group tours and hands-on activities available for adults and students at $5 per person.

Upstairs at Artspace is a solo show by much-awarded painter Michael Graham. His exhibit is entitled Hot Sauce: Short Stories in 2Dimensions.

SRAC: 673-6500
Artspace: 673-6535

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