In Partnership with the Southern Weekend

Give the gift of local art from Holidaze

There is an art to holiday gift giving. It’s Holidaze at artspace in downtown Shreveport. The Shreveport Regional Arts Council is presenting their annual holiday store featuring 20 artists in one location. Come out to a decked out artspace at 708 Texas Street for the opening party on Thursday, November 8 at 5:00pm. Meet the Holidaze artists and find out how they create their masterpieces. Mingle with friends and enjoy the holiday hors d’oeuvres and the cash bar. The opportunity for shopping continues until December 22. Find everything from paintings, handmade ornaments, wooden boxes, and pet accessories, photography, bags, stuffed creations, caricatures, quilts and more. Here is a list of featured artists…

Bre Banks              Tracy McComic     Hannah Roark                 Megan Davis Taylor

Joshua Brittian   Donna Natali          Ron Smith                         Wesley Touchstone        

Erica Branch         Brittani Phillips   Mary Caroline Spano    Lauri Wallace                

Susan Duke           Paige Powell           Donna Strebeck              Star Williams

Hilary George       Emily Pullin           Sherry Tamburo             Jnanne Zapeda

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In addition to the artists, GiftSpace will feature more artists with great ideas for presents. You’ll find something for every budget.

Every Thursday night between now and December 20 as well as the final shopping day on December 22, artspace will stay open late and have outstanding musical acts with fun family make and take activities.

Performing on Thursdays during November and December will be the following:

  • Ricky Latt and Tipsey the Band – Thursday, November 8, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • The 3 — Thursday, November 15, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Tanji Jefferson, Ron “Slack” Jefferson, and Alex Johnson)
  • Brumley & Gardner — Saturday, November 24, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • The Joanitones — Thursday, November 29, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Poboy McCoy — Thursday, December 13, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Stephanie Jackson — Thursday, December 20, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Twang Darkly – Saturday, December 22, 11:00am-7:00pm

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All in all, Holidaze is a great place to find that unique, one-of-a-kind gift while supporting local artists. For more information, check out the artspace website.

December is going to be a busy time for SRAC with Christmas in the Sky going on as well.