artspace:  James Burton - Master of the Telecaster
Jun
2
to Aug 22

artspace: James Burton - Master of the Telecaster

Exhibition opening(s)
Friday June 2, 2017
from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 pm p.m.
at artspace Shreveport.

(Shreveport, LA) – THE ART OF THE GUITAR…nobody illustrates it in bolder “living color” than “The Master of the Telecaster,“ James Burton.  From vivid pink paisley to flaming red hot, Burton’s guitars and his unmistakable riffs and soft bending sounds have defined rock ‘n roll for more than six decades and have made him one of the world’s greatest musical legends.  So get ready to see Burton burn up the fret board because it’s gonna be a hot time in the city that art built this summer when Shreveport guitar legend, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member and Grammy award winner James Burton opens his guitar collection to the public in a never-before-seen exhibition.  Additionally, area Guitar Collectors  bring their one of a kind Guitars for display.  Some are pure celebrity--autographed by stars like Mick Jagger--and others are delightfully “artistic” such as the mosaic tile Art Guitars or the Cigar Box Guitar that really plays!  The Shreveport Regional Arts Council (SRAC) presents the two Exhibits as the “ART OF THE GUITAR,” opening, Friday June 2, 2017, from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 pm p.m. at artspace Shreveport.

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Jul
27
to Aug 19

CRITICAL MASS 5 “BEST OF SHOW ARTISTS” PREMIER SOLO SHOWS FOR PROFESSIONAL REVIEW

Experience THE ESSENCE OF THINGS with the Art of Talbot Hopkins; find HOPE AMID MADNESS with David Bottom’s winning short story; and hear how PoeticX speaks LIGHT into DARK MATTER with his spoken word with the opening of Critical Mass 5 Best of Show Solo Exhibitions debuting Thursday, July 27 in CoolSpace at artspace, 708 Texas Street in downtown Shreveport.

The solo exhibitions will take place during an evening filled with Artists and Performers including Buddy Flett who will perform a guitar tribute to James Burton and the “Master of the Telecaster” Exhibition at artspace.  Admission for all three exhibitions and the Flett performances is $10.

Hopkins, Bottoms and PoeticX were selected as “Best of Show” recipients during the spring “Critical Mass” Exhibition – the annual showcase of all Northwest Louisiana Artists with Critical Review by renowned published Critics.  In its fifth year, Critical Mass 5 drew the largest crowd since its inception in 2013 to view visual, literary and performing art entries from more than 130 of Northwest Louisiana’s most talented artists, all competing for the prestigious “Best of Show” honors.  The “Best of Show” award winners each receive a $2,000 commission to plan and execute a solo show that is reviewed by the original Critics.  The goal is to determine if the qualities that determined the selection of “Best Artwork” among so many participating Artists “holds up” within a full body of work.  

In an article published in the USA Today Network, former literary director for the National Endowment for the Arts and Critical Mass 5 literary critic, David Kipen says:

Shreveport appears to have more good writers per capita than any town I know.  One boy in Poland, trying to make sense of the new Nazi occupation. A younger boy in the American South, getting too old to be sharing a bed with his sister. These very different stories represented two of the strongest literary entries for Critical Mass 5, the ambitious, ongoing project for furthering critical dialogue in the arts, organized by the Shreveport Regional Art Council and artspace.

Lead critic for Critical Mass 5, Robert Pincus, had similar praise for the art being produced in Northwest Louisiana touting the visual variety of the exhibition and saying that audience and participating artists have come to expect a high level of eclecticism from the annual Critical Mass exhibitions sponsored by the Shreveport

Regional Arts Council which “have become a welcome barometer of the variety and substance of the art being produced here.”

It is a difficult process choosing one work as the “best of show” in each of three categories—visual, literary and performing art—but in the end Talbot Hopkins Trudeau with her self-portrait In and Out of the Fire; David Bottoms with his short story, The Windows of Wolinska Street; and Hugh Hamilton or PoeticX performing his spoken word, Keep Hope Alive arose victorious.

On Thursday, July 27, each of these “Best of Show” artists will open a Solo Exhibition at artspace to be further reviewed by Pincus, Kipen and performance art critic Mark Lowry, founder of the Dallas-Ft. Worth based online performance website, TheaterJones.com.

Visual Art “Best of Show” winner Talbot Hopkins Trudeau’s solo exhibition is entitled THE ESSENCE OF THINGS:  The Art of Talbot Hopkins.  It includes 75 works of which more than 17 are new, never-before-seen pieces by Hopkins-Trudeau created specifically for this show and more than 40 are portraits.  In her words, “I believe the pieces in this exhibition reflect my love of beauty--especially that found in nature--as well as a subconscious and conscious desire for peace and simplicity.”  Some of the new works are a black enameled Japanese bowl in a very chiaroscuro setting, a mottled Magnolia leaf painted shades of black and gray, a perfectly round green fall gourd painted twice in two different lights, an exquisitely lighted raku vase created by a late longtime friend, and several abstract pieces.

Literary Art “Best of Show” winner David Bottoms solo exhibition is entitled HOPE AMID MADNESS:  Kryzstof Król and The Windows of Wolinska Street.  For his solo show, Bottoms will exhibit a visual representation of his short story with images as a backdrop to lend atmosphere as well as furniture and an old tube radio reflective of the WWII Polish Resistance era which makes up the plot of his story.  When literary critic David Kipen reviewed Bottom’s story, he commented,” “The young protagonist, Krysztof Krol, becomes the reader’s entree into a period setting so convincingly described that it feels less invented than remembered.”  On Wednesday, August 2 during the Downtown Artwalk from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., David will present a dramatic reading of his story in all of the different characters’ voices.  He hopes that during his reading the audience will be able to enter that historic time with him. David Kipen will review the work via a Skype in conversation.

Performance Art “Best of Show” winner Hugh Hamilton, aka PoeticX has won many awards for the power of his poetry, and recently was a key performer with Soundsuit Artist Nick Cave in the “AS IS” production at the Municipal Auditorium.  Critical Mass 5 Performance critic Mark Lowry, described PoeticX’s performance of his winning, “Keep Hope Alive,” as “exquisite wordplay,” and went on to say that PoeticX “speaks of the political moment and the call to fight and resist. The thought behind each word and punctuation mark is evident in his rhythmic, natural performance.”  Hamilton’s solo show will be the exhibition of a new poem created specifically for this exhibition, LONG LIVE LOUISIANA.  It will be hung as a mural in artspace.  PoeticX will perform a never-before-seen work at the Central ARTSTATION on Thursday, August 10 entitled PHOTOSYNTHESIS.  He hopes that this new piece will take the audience to the “center” of themselves and will speak “light” into “dark matter” through symbolism, mysticism and metaphysics.

Admission to the Critics’ Choice 2017 Solo Exhibitions at artspace, Thursday, July 27 is $10 and includes a performance evening with Buddy Flett on the mainspace floor, cool summer nibbles by Parish Taceaux, and a cash bar.  The Exhibitions open at 5:00 pm; the Buddy Flett guitar concert begins at 7:00 pm. 

Critical Mass 5 critic Robert L. Pincus, Ph.D. will return to Shreveport and artspace on Friday, August 11 for a critical review of Talbot Hopkins Trudeau’s Solo Show and Artist’s talk by Talbot.

On Saturday, August 12, Pincus will provide a portfolio development workshop for Northwest Louisiana Artists from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and will provide one on one portfolio reviews from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Registration is required.  The Critical Mass 5 Solo Exhibition runs through Saturday, August 19.  For more information, visit www.artspaceshreveport.com or call artspace at 318-673-6535.

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Aug
31
to Sep 30

Quake in Paradise - Echoes of Nepal

Paintings of M Douglas Walton

AUGUST 31-SEPTEMBER 30, 2017
To the Nepalese people, the elephant is the spirit carrier. On April 25, 2015, Nepal experienced the most catastrophic earthquake of its history. Avalanches careened down Mt. Everest, terraced farms and livestock were decimated and ancient temples crumbled to dust, but the elephants remained. 

Northwest Louisiana Artist M Douglas Walton was preparing to cross the Friendship Bridge into Tibet when the earth began to shake under him. August 31, 2017, Walton will bring his memories of that transformational experience and the beauty and light that he discovered to life through a spectacular exhibition of his paintings. The Friendship Bridge, a blue tarp village, rose petals placed carefully along a path by Nepalese children and the spirit carriers--the elephants--will all be powerfully illustrated through latex paint, vinyl, duct tape and tissue paper on Walton’s canvasses. 

Don’t miss this extraordinary exhibition premiering at artspace in downtown Shreveport August 31.

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Aug
17
5:30pm 5:30pm

David Bottoms Artist Talk and Critical Review

Literary Art “Best of Show” winner David Bottoms solo exhibition is entitled HOPE AMID MADNESS: Kryzstof Król and The Windows of Wolinska Street. When literary critic David Kipen reviewed Bottom’s story, he commented,” “The young protagonist, Krysztof Krol, becomes the reader’s entree into a period setting so convincingly described that it feels less invented than remembered.” On Thursday, August 17, David speak about his writing and inspirations. David Kipen will review the work via a Skype in conversation.

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Aug
13
9:30am 9:30am

InGraved Cemetery Tour (For Artists)

Artists of all media are invited participate in InGraved, a coolspace exhibit, by creating work inspired by 100 years of history, haunts, and hallowed architecture of Forest Park Cemetery. Participating artists are eligible to win cash prizes from $250 - $1,000!! Artists will have a private tour of Forest Park Cemetery with historian John Prime and will have access to 100+ acre cemetery grounds for a day of inspiration and creation. Lunch provided.

Eligibility:
• Artists must be registered on the NWLA Directory at nwlaartists.org
• Work submitted must be created between 8/13/17 and 9/30/17

Restrictions:
• Performance work must be 10 minutes or shorter
• Literary work must be submitted in a format that can be displayed on a wall.
• Visual work must be smaller than 6’ x 6’ x 6’; larger works may be accepted at artspace’s discretion

Important Dates:
• Plein Aire Inspiration day at Forest Park Cemetery - Sunday, August 13, 2017, 9:00am-3:00pm
o John Prime will give a tour of Forest Park East Cemetery. John will cover the architectural aspects of the cemetery, notable artists buried there, the plane crash at the lake that took the lives of many of the political and other leaders of Shreveport significantly changing the future of Shreveport, etc. 
You are not required to participate on this date; however, to participate, you must use Forest Park Cemetery as your inspiration for a new work.

• Submit the work to ARTSPACE: August 13 - September 30, 2017
Work due no later than 4:00 pm, Saturday, September 30, 2017

• Opening Night and Presentation of Prizes: Friday, October 13
• Exhibition Dates: Saturday, October 14 - Saturday, November 4


About Forest Park Cemetery: http://www.forestparkcemetery.com/

About John Prime and the tour: 

• John wrote for The Shreveport Times for 40 years. In his words: "I can honestly say I have never worked the same day the same way twice, chasing stories that for many people would constitute a satisfying bucket list. That includes driving a restored World War II tank with a local history and railroad buff, flying a 12-hour mission in a Barksdale B-52, drinking a Foster's lager backstage at Hirsch Coliseum with John Cougar Mellencamp, visiting Lead Belly's grave with Robert Plant and Allen Ginsberg, covering the training of local troops headed to war and, more sadly, covering the loss and funerals of more than a dozen of those fine people since the start of the Global War on Terror."

• John has taken his love and writing into the research and communication of history focusing on the history of Shreveport and the surrounding areas. He has done extensive research on the history of Forest Park Cemetery and many of the people buried there in preparation of a yet to be published book celebrating the first 100 years of the cemetery. Our 100 year anniversary is next year, 2018. I am sure the artists will find his tour very interesting.

• John has agreed to start the tour of the cemetery at 9AM. The length of the tour will depend on the questions asked and the discussion that he has with the group during the tour. I would expect that the tour will be done well before the picnic lunch you are planning. John has agreed to stay through lunch to answer any questions and engage in discussions any of the artists want to have.

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Aug
11
5:30pm 5:30pm

Talbot Hopkins Trudeau - Artist Talk and Critical Review

Visual Art “Best of Show” winner Talbot Hopkins Trudeau’s solo exhibition is entitled THE ESSENCE OF THINGS: The Art of Talbot Hopkins. It includes over 40 works of portraiture and still-life’s with more than 15 pieces of new, never-before seen work by Hopkins-Trudeau created specifically for this show. In her words, “I believe the pieces in this exhibition reflect my love of beauty--especially that found in nature--as well as a subconscious and conscious desire for peace and simplicity.” 

Hear from Talbot about her process and history, and stay to hear from Robert Pincus and his review of Talbot's show.

Artist Talk & Critical Review
Friday, August 11
5:30pm - 8:00pm
FREE @ artspace

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Aug
1
10:00am10:00am

artspace: Music Tale Tuesdays

CELEBRATING THE ART OF MUSIC, AN ARTS IN EDUCATION PROGRAM IN CONJUNCTION WITH “THE ART OF THE GUITAR” EXHIBITION

TUESDAYS:  June 6,     June 13,   June 20,  June 27,   July  11,   July 18,   July 25,     August 1, 2017
10:00 A.M. TO 11:30 A.M.
PRE-K - 3RD GRADERS
ARTSPACE - 708 TEXAS STREET, SHREVEPORT, LA

June 13      I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More
June 20      The Day the Crayons Quit
July 11       The Mischevians by William Joyce
July 18       The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors
July 25       Abiyoyo
August 1    The Napping House

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Each week Mini-Music makers will join artists at artspace to make instruments and interactive art that will be used in the story. There will be a different theme each week. Mini-music makers can participate in the scavenger hunt exhibit for a fun James Burton prize to be given at the end of the week. 
Cost is $10 per child   (No charge for accompanying adults).

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Jul
26
6:00pm 6:00pm

Wednesdays Story of the Strings

WEDNESDAYS BRING THE STORIES OF THE STRINGS FEATURING CHRIS JAY AND SARA HEBERT OF ALL Y'ALL.

Wednesdays in June & July
6:00 P.M. TO 7:30 P.M.
$5/Person
ARTSPACE - 708 TEXAS STREET, SHREVEPORT, LA

Purchase Tickets Here!

Wednesdays during the Art of the Guitar exhibition, artpsace brings you Stories of the Strings where collectors tell the unique stories of their guitars with “All Y’all” storytelling hosts Chris Jay and Sara Hebert. With 40 guitars on display, there will be stories-a-plenty on Wednesday nights this Summer.

The second floor of artspace features “Guitar Heroes,” where Guitar Collectors exhibit their one of a kind Guitars for display. Some are pure celebrity--autographed by stars like Mick Jagger--and others are delightfully “artistic” such as the mosaic tile Art Guitars or the Cigar Box Guitar that really plays!

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Jul
25
10:00am10:00am

artspace: Music Tale Tuesdays

CELEBRATING THE ART OF MUSIC, AN ARTS IN EDUCATION PROGRAM IN CONJUNCTION WITH “THE ART OF THE GUITAR” EXHIBITION

TUESDAYS:  June 6,     June 13,   June 20,  June 27,   July  11,   July 18,   July 25,     August 1, 2017
10:00 A.M. TO 11:30 A.M.
PRE-K - 3RD GRADERS
ARTSPACE - 708 TEXAS STREET, SHREVEPORT, LA

June 13      I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More
June 20      The Day the Crayons Quit
July 11       The Mischevians by William Joyce
July 18       The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors
July 25       Abiyoyo
August 1    The Napping House

SIGN UP HERE!

Each week Mini-Music makers will join artists at artspace to make instruments and interactive art that will be used in the story. There will be a different theme each week. Mini-music makers can participate in the scavenger hunt exhibit for a fun James Burton prize to be given at the end of the week. 
Cost is $10 per child   (No charge for accompanying adults).

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Jul
24
9:00am 9:00am

artspace: Stop Mo! Animate STEAM Camp. Session 3

STOP MO! ANIMATE STEAM CAMP:  ANIMATING THE ART OF SOUND, AN ARTS IN EDUCATION PROGRAM IN CONJUNCTION WITH “THE ART OF THE GUITAR” EXHIBITION

SESSION:  JULY 24-28
9:00 A.M. TO 3:00 P.M.
6TH – 12TH GRADERS
ARTSPACE   -   708 TEXAS STREET, SHREVEPORT, LA

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A fun, interactive hands-on STEAM Camp taught by professional animators, Lauren Brown and/or Kevin Langley. In this week long camp, participants will learn about 3 different kinds of Stop Motion Animation methods and choose one to make a 2 minute short animated movie illustrating the art of sound.
Fee is $250.

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Jul
19
6:00pm 6:00pm

Wednesdays Story of the Strings

WEDNESDAYS BRING THE STORIES OF THE STRINGS FEATURING CHRIS JAY AND SARA HEBERT OF ALL Y'ALL.

Wednesdays in June & July
6:00 P.M. TO 7:30 P.M.
$5/Person
ARTSPACE - 708 TEXAS STREET, SHREVEPORT, LA

Purchase Tickets Here!

Wednesdays during the Art of the Guitar exhibition, artpsace brings you Stories of the Strings where collectors tell the unique stories of their guitars with “All Y’all” storytelling hosts Chris Jay and Sara Hebert. With 40 guitars on display, there will be stories-a-plenty on Wednesday nights this Summer.

The second floor of artspace features “Guitar Heroes,” where Guitar Collectors exhibit their one of a kind Guitars for display. Some are pure celebrity--autographed by stars like Mick Jagger--and others are delightfully “artistic” such as the mosaic tile Art Guitars or the Cigar Box Guitar that really plays!

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Jul
18
10:00am10:00am

artspace: Music Tale Tuesdays

CELEBRATING THE ART OF MUSIC, AN ARTS IN EDUCATION PROGRAM IN CONJUNCTION WITH “THE ART OF THE GUITAR” EXHIBITION

TUESDAYS:  June 6,     June 13,   June 20,  June 27,   July  11,   July 18,   July 25,     August 1, 2017
10:00 A.M. TO 11:30 A.M.
PRE-K - 3RD GRADERS
ARTSPACE - 708 TEXAS STREET, SHREVEPORT, LA

June 13      I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More
June 20      The Day the Crayons Quit
July 11       The Mischevians by William Joyce
July 18       The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors
July 25       Abiyoyo
August 1    The Napping House

SIGN UP HERE!

Each week Mini-Music makers will join artists at artspace to make instruments and interactive art that will be used in the story. There will be a different theme each week. Mini-music makers can participate in the scavenger hunt exhibit for a fun James Burton prize to be given at the end of the week. 
Cost is $10 per child   (No charge for accompanying adults).

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Jul
12
6:00pm 6:00pm

Wednesdays Story of the Strings

WEDNESDAYS BRING THE STORIES OF THE STRINGS FEATURING CHRIS JAY AND SARA HEBERT OF ALL Y'ALL.

Wednesdays in June & July
6:00 P.M. TO 7:30 P.M.
$5/Person
ARTSPACE - 708 TEXAS STREET, SHREVEPORT, LA

Purchase Tickets Here!

Wednesdays during the Art of the Guitar exhibition, artpsace brings you Stories of the Strings where collectors tell the unique stories of their guitars with “All Y’all” storytelling hosts Chris Jay and Sara Hebert. With 40 guitars on display, there will be stories-a-plenty on Wednesday nights this Summer.

The second floor of artspace features “Guitar Heroes,” where Guitar Collectors exhibit their one of a kind Guitars for display. Some are pure celebrity--autographed by stars like Mick Jagger--and others are delightfully “artistic” such as the mosaic tile Art Guitars or the Cigar Box Guitar that really plays!

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Jul
11
10:00am10:00am

artspace: Music Tale Tuesdays

CELEBRATING THE ART OF MUSIC, AN ARTS IN EDUCATION PROGRAM IN CONJUNCTION WITH “THE ART OF THE GUITAR” EXHIBITION

TUESDAYS:  June 6,     June 13,   June 20,  June 27,   July  11,   July 18,   July 25,     August 1, 2017
10:00 A.M. TO 11:30 A.M.
PRE-K - 3RD GRADERS
ARTSPACE - 708 TEXAS STREET, SHREVEPORT, LA

June 13      I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More
June 20      The Day the Crayons Quit
July 11       The Mischevians by William Joyce
July 18       The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors
July 25       Abiyoyo
August 1    The Napping House

SIGN UP HERE!

Each week Mini-Music makers will join artists at artspace to make instruments and interactive art that will be used in the story. There will be a different theme each week. Mini-music makers can participate in the scavenger hunt exhibit for a fun James Burton prize to be given at the end of the week. 
Cost is $10 per child   (No charge for accompanying adults).

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Jul
10
9:00pm 9:00pm

artspace: Stop Mo! Animate STEAM Camp. Session 2

STOP MO! ANIMATE STEAM CAMP:  ANIMATING THE ART OF SOUND, AN ARTS IN EDUCATION PROGRAM IN CONJUNCTION WITH “THE ART OF THE GUITAR” EXHIBITION

SESSION:  JULY 10-14,     
9:00 A.M. TO 3:00 P.M.
6TH – 12TH GRADERS
ARTSPACE   -   708 TEXAS STREET, SHREVEPORT, LA

SIGN UP HERE!

A fun, interactive hands-on STEAM Camp taught by professional animators, Lauren Brown and/or Kevin Langley. In this week long camp, participants will learn about 3 different kinds of Stop Motion Animation methods and choose one to make a 2 minute short animated movie illustrating the art of sound.
Fee is $250.

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Jul
6
6:00pm 6:00pm

artspace Live: Mark Griffith

ARTSPACE LIVE BRINGS THE GUITARS TO LIFE AS THEIR OWNERS PLAY FOR YOU THE AUDIENCE!

June & July
ARTSPACE   -   708 TEXAS STREET, SHREVEPORT, LA

Every Thursday a different guitarist/band will pay tribute to the Master of the Telecaster with a live performance at artspace!  6:00pm - 8:00pm  $5/person

Purchase tickets here!  

June 8 - David Deaton
June 15 - Lance Lopez
June 22 - Jennifer Janét
June 29 - Ryan Dougherty
July 6 - Mark Griffith
July 13 - AJ Haynes

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Jul
6
6:00pm 6:00pm

artspace Live: AJ Haynes

ARTSPACE LIVE BRINGS THE GUITARS TO LIFE AS THEIR OWNERS PLAY FOR YOU THE AUDIENCE!

June & July
ARTSPACE   -   708 TEXAS STREET, SHREVEPORT, LA

Every Thursday a different guitarist/band will pay tribute to the Master of the Telecaster with a live performance at artspace!  6:00pm - 8:00pm  $5/person

Purchase tickets here!  

June 8 - David Deaton
June 15 - Lance Lopez
June 22 - Jennifer Janét
June 29 - Ryan Dougherty
July 6 - Mark Griffith
July 13 - AJ Haynes

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Jul
5
6:00pm 6:00pm

Wednesdays Story of the Strings

WEDNESDAYS BRING THE STORIES OF THE STRINGS FEATURING CHRIS JAY AND SARA HEBERT OF ALL Y'ALL.

Wednesdays in June & July
6:00 P.M. TO 7:30 P.M.
$5/Person
ARTSPACE - 708 TEXAS STREET, SHREVEPORT, LA

Purchase Tickets Here!

Wednesdays during the Art of the Guitar exhibition, artpsace brings you Stories of the Strings where collectors tell the unique stories of their guitars with “All Y’all” storytelling hosts Chris Jay and Sara Hebert. With 40 guitars on display, there will be stories-a-plenty on Wednesday nights this Summer.

The second floor of artspace features “Guitar Heroes,” where Guitar Collectors exhibit their one of a kind Guitars for display. Some are pure celebrity--autographed by stars like Mick Jagger--and others are delightfully “artistic” such as the mosaic tile Art Guitars or the Cigar Box Guitar that really plays!

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Jun
29
6:00pm 6:00pm

artspace Live: Ryan Dougherty

ARTSPACE LIVE BRINGS THE GUITARS TO LIFE AS THEIR OWNERS PLAY FOR YOU THE AUDIENCE!

June & July
ARTSPACE   -   708 TEXAS STREET, SHREVEPORT, LA

Every Thursday a different guitarist/band will pay tribute to the Master of the Telecaster with a live performance at artspace!  6:00pm - 8:00pm  $5/person

Purchase tickets here!  

June 8 - David Deaton
June 15 - Lance Lopez
June 22 - Jennifer Janét
June 29 - Ryan Dougherty
July 6 - Mark Griffith
July 13 - AJ Haynes

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Jun
28
6:00pm 6:00pm

Wednesdays Story of the Strings

WEDNESDAYS BRING THE STORIES OF THE STRINGS FEATURING CHRIS JAY AND SARA HEBERT OF ALL Y'ALL.

Wednesdays in June & July
6:00 P.M. TO 7:30 P.M.
$5/Person
ARTSPACE - 708 TEXAS STREET, SHREVEPORT, LA

Purchase Tickets Here!

Wednesdays during the Art of the Guitar exhibition, artpsace brings you Stories of the Strings where collectors tell the unique stories of their guitars with “All Y’all” storytelling hosts Chris Jay and Sara Hebert. With 40 guitars on display, there will be stories-a-plenty on Wednesday nights this Summer.

The second floor of artspace features “Guitar Heroes,” where Guitar Collectors exhibit their one of a kind Guitars for display. Some are pure celebrity--autographed by stars like Mick Jagger--and others are delightfully “artistic” such as the mosaic tile Art Guitars or the Cigar Box Guitar that really plays!

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Jun
21
6:00pm 6:00pm

Wednesdays Story of the Strings

WEDNESDAYS BRING THE STORIES OF THE STRINGS FEATURING CHRIS JAY AND SARA HEBERT OF ALL Y'ALL.

Wednesdays in June & July
6:00 P.M. TO 7:30 P.M.
$5/Person
ARTSPACE - 708 TEXAS STREET, SHREVEPORT, LA

Purchase Tickets Here!

Wednesdays during the Art of the Guitar exhibition, artpsace brings you Stories of the Strings where collectors tell the unique stories of their guitars with “All Y’all” storytelling hosts Chris Jay and Sara Hebert. With 40 guitars on display, there will be stories-a-plenty on Wednesday nights this Summer.

The second floor of artspace features “Guitar Heroes,” where Guitar Collectors exhibit their one of a kind Guitars for display. Some are pure celebrity--autographed by stars like Mick Jagger--and others are delightfully “artistic” such as the mosaic tile Art Guitars or the Cigar Box Guitar that really plays!

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Jun
20
10:00am10:00am

artspace: Music Tale Tuesdays

CELEBRATING THE ART OF MUSIC, AN ARTS IN EDUCATION PROGRAM IN CONJUNCTION WITH “THE ART OF THE GUITAR” EXHIBITION

TUESDAYS:  June 6,     June 13,   June 20,  June 27,   July  11,   July 18,   July 25,     August 1, 2017
10:00 A.M. TO 11:30 A.M.
PRE-K - 3RD GRADERS
ARTSPACE - 708 TEXAS STREET, SHREVEPORT, LA

June 13      I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More
June 20      The Day the Crayons Quit
July 11       The Mischevians by William Joyce
July 18       The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors
July 25       Abiyoyo
August 1    The Napping House

SIGN UP HERE!

Each week Mini-Music makers will join artists at artspace to make instruments and interactive art that will be used in the story. There will be a different theme each week. Mini-music makers can participate in the scavenger hunt exhibit for a fun James Burton prize to be given at the end of the week. 
Cost is $10 per child   (No charge for accompanying adults).

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artspace:  Phonic Freak Out - Camp Begins
Jun
19
9:00am 9:00am

artspace: Phonic Freak Out - Camp Begins

A fun, interactive hands-on STEAM Camp taught by STARBASE of Louisiana staff and Professional Artists.  STARBASE is a premier Department of Defense STEM program sponsored by the 307th Bomb Wing of the Air Force Reserve Command at Barksdale Air Force Base.  STARBASE STEAM Campers will explore and learn the art of sound.  Campers will create working instruments using hand tools, make a sound mural that will be exhibited in artspace and learn about sound engineering.  Campers will work in groups of four and receive a camp T-shirt.  Lunch is not included, but can be purchased. 
Fee is $250

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Jun
17
7:00pm 7:00pm

James Burton Artist Talk

James Burton returns to his artspace exhibition June 17, to tell stories, answer questions and possibly play a few licks. Seating is limited. Doors open at 6:30.
Cost $10.
Presented by Downtown Shreveport Unlimited!

Burton has been playing professionally since he was 14 years old and has racked up an impressive list of artists with whom he has performed including Ricky Nelson, Elvis Presley, John Denver, Glen Campbell, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Emmylou Harris, Waylon Jennings, Joni Mitchell, Jerry Lee Lewis, Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Elvis Costello and Brad Paisley.

“I’m honored and excited about the ‘Art of the Guitar’ exhibitions and proud to present “James Burton: Master of the Telecaster” at artspace. What a wonderful organization this is! They do an incredible job of bringing culture to the area,” said honoree James Burton.

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Jun
15
6:00pm 6:00pm

artspace Live: Lance Lopez

ARTSPACE LIVE BRINGS THE GUITARS TO LIFE AS THEIR OWNERS PLAY FOR YOU THE AUDIENCE!

June & July
ARTSPACE   -   708 TEXAS STREET, SHREVEPORT, LA

Every Thursday a different guitarist/band will pay tribute to the Master of the Telecaster with a live performance at artspace!  6:00pm - 8:00pm  $5/person

Purchase tickets here!  

June 8 - David Deaton
June 15 - Lance Lopez
June 22 - Jennifer Janét
June 29 - Ryan Dougherty
July 6 - Mark Griffith
July 13 - AJ Haynes

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Jun
14
6:00pm 6:00pm

Wednesdays Story of the Strings

WEDNESDAYS BRING THE STORIES OF THE STRINGS FEATURING CHRIS JAY AND SARA HEBERT OF ALL Y'ALL.

Wednesdays in June & July
6:00 P.M. TO 7:30 P.M.
$5/Person
ARTSPACE - 708 TEXAS STREET, SHREVEPORT, LA

Purchase Tickets Here!

Wednesdays during the Art of the Guitar exhibition, artpsace brings you Stories of the Strings where collectors tell the unique stories of their guitars with “All Y’all” storytelling hosts Chris Jay and Sara Hebert. With 40 guitars on display, there will be stories-a-plenty on Wednesday nights this Summer.

The second floor of artspace features “Guitar Heroes,” where Guitar Collectors exhibit their one of a kind Guitars for display. Some are pure celebrity--autographed by stars like Mick Jagger--and others are delightfully “artistic” such as the mosaic tile Art Guitars or the Cigar Box Guitar that really plays!

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Jun
13
10:00am10:00am

artspace: Music Tale Tuesdays

CELEBRATING THE ART OF MUSIC, AN ARTS IN EDUCATION PROGRAM IN CONJUNCTION WITH “THE ART OF THE GUITAR” EXHIBITION

TUESDAYS:  June 6,     June 13,   June 20,  June 27,   July  11,   July 18,   July 25,     August 1, 2017
10:00 A.M. TO 11:30 A.M.
PRE-K - 3RD GRADERS
ARTSPACE - 708 TEXAS STREET, SHREVEPORT, LA

June 13      I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More
June 20      The Day the Crayons Quit
July 11       The Mischevians by William Joyce
July 18       The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors
July 25       Abiyoyo
August 1    The Napping House

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Each week Mini-Music makers will join artists at artspace to make instruments and interactive art that will be used in the story. There will be a different theme each week. Mini-music makers can participate in the scavenger hunt exhibit for a fun James Burton prize to be given at the end of the week. 
Cost is $10 per child   (No charge for accompanying adults).

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artspace: Stop Mo! Animate STEAM Camp.  Session 1
Jun
12
to Jun 16

artspace: Stop Mo! Animate STEAM Camp. Session 1

STOP MO! ANIMATE STEAM CAMP:  ANIMATING THE ART OF SOUND, AN ARTS IN EDUCATION PROGRAM IN CONJUNCTION WITH “THE ART OF THE GUITAR” EXHIBITION

SESSION:  JUNE 12-16
9:00 A.M. TO 3:00 P.M.
6TH – 12TH GRADERS
ARTSPACE   -   708 TEXAS STREET, SHREVEPORT, LA

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A fun, interactive hands-on STEAM Camp taught by professional animators, Lauren Brown and/or Kevin Langley. In this week long camp, participants will learn about 3 different kinds of Stop Motion Animation methods and choose one to make a 2 minute short animated movie illustrating the art of sound.
Fee is $250.

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Jun
8
6:00pm 6:00pm

artspace Live: David Deaton

ARTSPACE LIVE BRINGS THE GUITARS TO LIFE AS THEIR OWNERS PLAY FOR YOU THE AUDIENCE!

June & July
ARTSPACE   -   708 TEXAS STREET, SHREVEPORT, LA

Every Thursday a different guitarist/band will pay tribute to the Master of the Telecaster with a live performance at artspace!  6:00pm - 8:00pm  $5/person

Purchase tickets here!  

June 8 - David Deaton
June 15 - Lance Lopez
June 22 - Jennifer Janét
June 29 - Ryan Dougherty
July 6 - Mark Griffith
July 13 - AJ Haynes

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Jun
7
6:00pm 6:00pm

Wednesdays Story of the Strings

WEDNESDAYS BRING THE STORIES OF THE STRINGS FEATURING CHRIS JAY AND SARA HEBERT OF ALL Y'ALL.

Wednesdays in June & July
6:00 P.M. TO 7:30 P.M.
$5/Person
ARTSPACE - 708 TEXAS STREET, SHREVEPORT, LA

Purchase Tickets Here!

Wednesdays during the Art of the Guitar exhibition, artpsace brings you Stories of the Strings where collectors tell the unique stories of their guitars with “All Y’all” storytelling hosts Chris Jay and Sara Hebert. With 40 guitars on display, there will be stories-a-plenty on Wednesday nights this Summer.

The second floor of artspace features “Guitar Heroes,” where Guitar Collectors exhibit their one of a kind Guitars for display. Some are pure celebrity--autographed by stars like Mick Jagger--and others are delightfully “artistic” such as the mosaic tile Art Guitars or the Cigar Box Guitar that really plays!

View Event →
Jun
6
10:00am10:00am

artspace: Music Tale Tuesdays

CELEBRATING THE ART OF MUSIC, AN ARTS IN EDUCATION PROGRAM IN CONJUNCTION WITH “THE ART OF THE GUITAR” EXHIBITION

TUESDAYS:  June 6,     June 13,   June 20,  June 27,   July  11,   July 18,   July 25,     August 1, 2017
10:00 A.M. TO 11:30 A.M.
PRE-K - 3RD GRADERS
ARTSPACE - 708 TEXAS STREET, SHREVEPORT, LA

June 13      I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More
June 20      The Day the Crayons Quit
July 11       The Mischevians by William Joyce
July 18       The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors
July 25       Abiyoyo
August 1    The Napping House

SIGN UP HERE!

Each week Mini-Music makers will join artists at artspace to make instruments and interactive art that will be used in the story. There will be a different theme each week. Mini-music makers can participate in the scavenger hunt exhibit for a fun James Burton prize to be given at the end of the week. 
Cost is $10 per child   (No charge for accompanying adults).

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Apr
13
to May 13

artspace: Positive Awareness by Priscilla Adams

APRIL 13 - MAY 13
Priscilla Adams, local screenwriter, director, and producer will be exhibiting her work including three film trailers, movie posters, documentary materials, and DVDs. Opening Night will feature a screening of her short film “High School Honeys.”

Opening Night is Thursday, April 30 @ 5:30pm at artspace.

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