Tuesday, February 11, 2014

UnScene on Elvis Presley Blvd, Sat, Feb 15, noon to midnight, centered on skateboarder-artist Steve Olson

Steve Olson's “Skateable Sculpture,” adjacent to the Municipal Auditorium, will be vortex center at UnScene on Sat, Feb 15, says Brandon Oldenburg.

Noon to midnight: music, film, Juried Arts Market, Flaming Hula Hoops, Poetry Slams, Theatre, and food trucks.

The UnScene site is Texas Ave at Elvis Presley Blvd (once Grand Ave).

“Skateable Sculpture" is a large, wooden skate ramp designed and crafted by Olson and local artists Taffie Garsee, Jeormie Journell, Ben Moss, and Mary Catherine Rollo. The ramp will remain at Elvis Presley Boulevard and Texas Avenue to be used by the community.

Music: the Ian Quiet Band, Blood Punch, Kings of Pleasure, and Vs.The She Beast.

Dance and music: Princess Monro Brown with the Michael Henderson Trio.

Lyricists/rappers/poets/hip hop artists Live Beats Cypher and Undeniably Atlanta.

Shreveport Little Theatre Academy performs a Broadway review.

Artist Kedrick Williams’ blasts beats via his artistically crafted music player sculpture.

Shreveport Hoop Group perform lighted night performances.

Additionally downtown: an Artspace Shreveport exhibit based on skateboards and the work of skateboarders turned artists, such as the renowned Brooklyn-based artist Dennis McNett.

Olson photo Talbot Hopkins Trudeau.

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