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Monday, Oct. 9, 2017

on the SCENE


Legendary Louisiana Chef John Folse was the special guest for the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum’s biennial fund-raiser, Glitz and Grits. The Sept.16 event was on the grounds of the museum and throughout the buildings. Chef John Folse catered the party and hosted a cooking demonstration. Potter Bruce Odell demonstrated his “raku” pottery methods, and artist Tanya Dischler had her art displayed in the gallery space. Funds raised at the event support educational programing and exhibits at the museum.

– Mark Crawford

Glitz & Grits

1) Lamar Pugh, Paula Franklin

2) Susan and Patrick Kirton

3) Rich and Ginny Lamb

4) Chris and Emily Merckle

5) Tracie Manning and Jason Shoap

6) Jonathan Jones and Kristen Watson

7) Kayla Beckner, John Hazel

8) Caroline Wiggins, Delton Smith

9) Kristy and Jason Waltman

10) Monica and Chad Ardoin, Lynn Ford

11) Cindy and Neil Johnson

On Sept. 30, the Marlene Yu Museum in downtown Shreveport hosted an 80th Birthday Party Gala for Marlene Yu. Catered by Chef Anthony Felan, the evening featured a multi-course meal and the unveiling of Marlene Yu’s new “Pink Marble” paintings. The evening gala also featured Cyr wheel acrobatics and fi re poi spinning by Spinner Entertainment, sword-balancing tribal belly-dancers of Port Belly Project, and the debut of a local parkour jumper from All Angles Martial Arts. – Mark Crawford


12) Pam Atchison, Marlene Yu, Liz Swaine

13) Chef Anthony Felan, Amanda Felan

14) Destin Black, Jason Lustig

15) Kate Lange, Alicia Crooks

16) Michael Jorgensen, Veronica Czarzasty, John Todd


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