It’s the “Hap-Happiest Season of All”–HOLIDAZE @artspace! Opening Thursday, November 8, there will be a party for hosting and marshmallows for roasting with live entertainment by Music Prize 2018 winner Ricky Latt and Tipsey the Band. It’s time to forget the ghost stories and to celebrate the glories of the more than 20 Artists whose creations give you the chance to avoid the mall and shop Uncommon items for friends far and near while enjoying holiday hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar, during “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!”
The Shreveport Regional Arts Council (SRAC) is celebrating HOLIDAZE 2018 from the opening on Thursday, November 8 through Saturday, December 22. artspace will be decked top to bottom with paintings, handmade ornaments, wooden boxes, and pet accessories, photography, bags, stuffed creations, caricatures, quilts and more original art created by Northwest Louisiana Artists including:
Megan Davis Taylor Art
Mary Caroline Colgin Spano
Lauri Barre Wallace
Susan Duke Art
Donna Strebeck – Sewist
Emily Steed Pullin
Sherry Tamburo – Fiber Artist
Giftspace will also be filled to the brim with metal clay, gemstone and custom designed jewelry; silk scarves; original paintings; sculptural and wearable textile and fiber art; and handmade blanket ladders, hooks, and frames. Much of this Art will also be showcased in the front window section of artspace during HOLIDAZE. Every Thursday throughout the holidays artspace will be open late for extended shopping with live entertainment to put you in a holly/jolly mood for the season.
Performing on Thursdays during November and December will be the following:
• Ricky Latt and Tipsey the Band – Thursday, November 8
• The 3 — Thursday, November 15
(Tanji Jefferson, Ron “Slack” Jefferson, and Alex Johnson)
• Brumley & Gardner — Saturday, November 24
• The Joanitones — Thursday, November 29
• Poboy McCoy — Thursday, December 13
• Stephanie Jackson — Thursday, December 20
On the final Saturday before Christmas, December 22, artspace is making HOLIDAZE even brighter for its last shopping day before Christmas with music by popular local group Twang Darkly and a couple of extra hours to shop the local Artists and their unique creations. Extended hours will be until 7:00 p.m. Happy HOLIDAZE!
The Artists of Northwest Louisiana are the ones whose talents create the rich cultural fabric of our region. HOLIDAZE showcases the creativity that defines the Art scene of Northwest Louisiana and is the perfect opportunity to explore the many facets of the Arts and to support creatives. The Opening Party on Thursday, November 8 will also be an opportunity to meet the HOLIDAZE artists and hear about how they make their art.