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Shop, Explore, Create: Find it downtown at the July Artwalk!

by Minden Press-Herald

Experience history with ‘Downtown Tells’ by Robert E Trudeau and unleash your creativity with ‘Sketch  the City’ with Mischa Farrell, all while exploring art by local artists in downtown Shreveport

It’s July Artwalk Time! The Downtown Shreveport Artwalk is Wednesday, July 10th, 5pm – 8  pm. The July Artwalk has something for everyone and it’s free…it is the Downtown  Development Authority’s gift to the community. This Artwalk will highlight the 400-block area of  Texas and Marshall Streets and will celebrate unique venues while featuring local artistry, live  demonstrations, and special events. Come stroll the street, visit participating venues, meet local  artists, purchase some fabulous art, hear live music, and enjoy some special menu items.  Robert Trudeau will be hosting the new Downtown Tells event at Huddie Ledbetter’s statue. “As  a Huddie Ledbetter demonstrator, I will encourage audience participation in shuffle dance and  hand percussion as well as sing-along (or chant-along).” says Robert E Trudeau. You can’t miss  that, right? Sketch the City is back with Mischa Farrell.  

The event provides various food & drink options plus three hours of free entertainment all while  exploring downtown. Enjoy live street performers Kyle Barclay & Kenny Brown. The July Artwalk  is self-guided with no specific start or stop point and many locations are providing specials. This  month’s participants are:  

Pop N Pizza – 500 Texas Street 

Featured Artists: Nature photographer Tiffany Pennywell will showcase her stunning  photography, capturing the beauty of the natural world. Jennifer Roden will have a selection of  handmade jewelry. 

Special Offers: Savor delicious $3 pizza slices and try their famous injected breadsticks for just  $5.  

Ashley’s Tiers of Love – 420 Marshall Street 

Featured Artists: Meet Kyndall Reyes, a talented kids activity pack and stationery designer and  Mila Paige Jewelry a talented jewelry designer. 

Sweet Treat: Enjoy complimentary cupcakes, available while supplies last. Hurry in to grab  your free treat, purchase one of their yummy freak shakes, and experience the warm hospitality  of Ashley’s Tiers of Love! 

Noble Savage – 417 Texas Street

Featured Artists: This vibrant venue will host three exceptional artists: visual artist Maggie  Molisee, Trei Walker with Moon Brake Clay, and caricature artist Hannah Roark. Their exceptional works will be something you do not want to miss. 

Special Offers: Indulge in their mouth-watering Chicken Parmesan ($15), and don’t miss the  refreshing drink special, the Watermelon Crawl-A-Rita ($6).  

One Texas Centre 

Special Event: Join us at 6:00 pm for “Sketch the City with Mischa Farrell,” an engaging and  interactive sketching session that encourages participants to capture Downtown through art. – Featured Artists: Discover a diverse range of artistic talents, including jewelry designer  Syreeta Johnson, Betsy Levels (acrylic art), Art Nerio (photography), Brenda Beard (arts &  crafts), Whitney Tates (acrylic art), and Jaylin Monroe (author/illustrator), Yunia Todman (Acrylic  Artist), Niccqueta Varmall (Herbal Tea & oils). These talented artists are sure to present eye catching displays and unique creations. 

421 Texas Street 

Tours: Explore the newly renovated event center with guided building tours, specially arranged  for Artwalk participants and learn about the transformation of this distinctive space. – Featured Artists: Discover the beautiful self-care products and candles by Barbara Coleman,  and the intricate shadow box art by Cheryl Moore.  

A map guide for the event can be found at www.downtownshreveport.com.   

So much to experience: find your very special art piece, visit local artists, and experience  downtown Shreveport. To find out more about the Downtown Artwalk and see the full list of  events be sure to follow Shreveport DDA and Downtown Shreveport Artwalk on all socials or  visit www.downtownshreveport.com or email [email protected] 

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