Author: lizdda

June Downtown Artwalk

June Downtown Artwalk- Wednesday, June 7, 5 pm- 8 pm The June Artwalk returns to the 600 & 700 blocks of Texas and Travis, home of Artspace Shreveport, Lofts at 624, Marlene Yu Museum, Southern University Museum of Art-Shreveport (SUMAS), Robinson Film Center, Tipitina’s Co-op and a variety of businesses and restaurants! Our FREE artwalk will put you up close and personal with artists who paint, sculpt, create jewelry and wood-working, photography and more. See what they do and learn how they do it. In addition, Liz will do a History in 5 talk about the old Sears building...

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City Growth and Downtown Math

Joe Minicozzi, the urban planner rock star of Urban3 based in Asheville, N.C., will be in Shreveport to give two open-to-the public talks. YOU WILL NOT WANT TO MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY to hear Joe speak. Minicozzi has created award-winning tools that show where and why municipalities should be investing. His work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and on stages across America. Joe can tell you the value, in dollars and cents, of a great downtown.  His talk is being presented by Re-Form Shreveport and sponsored by the Downtown Development Authority, Downtown Shreveport Development Corporation, Community Foundation of North...

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Introducing Parkmobile Parking App!

Starting May 1, you can use your smartphone (or any phone, for that matter) to park at any of the on-street spaces downtown. Park by app or use the handy toll-free phone number that you will see on decals and signage. It’s easy!   PAY BY USING THE PARKMOBILE APP Download the Parkmobile app on your smartphone or mobile device. Complete the registration process to start using the app. Once you’ve registered, enter in Zone# located on stickers and signs on the meters. Pay for minutes up to 3 hours. (Hour #3 will include an upcharge of $1). Confirm your...

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May Downtown Artwalk!

April showers bring May flowers (and more showers) and the May Artwalk! Our fun monthly art event takes to the streets in the 200 blocks of Texas, Travis and the Red River District on Wednesday, May 3 Thursday, May 4 (rescheduled due to 100% chance of rain on Wednesday!) from 5-8 with new stops and even more fun. NEW stops will include the fabulous deck at HAZE on Texas (204 Texas St) and the courtyard at Straycat (222 Travis St.). HAZE will have a special food menu and drink specials for all artwalkers. Favorites Norsworthy Gallery, 214 Texas, Bon Temps Coffee...

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