Monday, Nov. 18, 2019

Biz Scene


Shreveport Regional Arts Council unveiled Rainbow City, an interactive art installation of giant inflatables, to a crowd of supporters and dignitaries at a special preview party sponsored by 318 Forum Magazine. Artists and creators of Rainbow City, Arturo Sandoval III and Samual L. Borkson, confessed to being wowed by the hospitality the city has shown them and in awe of the local arts community. Rainbow City has been exhibited in Tokyo; NYC; Toronto, Canada; and Art Basel, Miami. (See page 43 for Rainbow City events through Dec. 21.)

Rainbow City Unveiling

1) Jay Covington, publisher/executive editor of 318 Forum Magazine; Samuel Borkson, artist, FriendsWithYou Collaborative-Los Angeles; and Arturo (Turi) Sandoval III, FriendsWithYou Collaborative-Los Angeles

2) Caddo Parish Commissioner Stormy Gage-Watts and Lisa Babin, executive director of public affairs for LSU Health Sciences Shreveport

3) SRAC Board President Henry Price, Pat and Murray Visor

4) Gregory and Heidi Kallenberg with Jeffery and Sandi Kallenberg (SRAC chairman)

5) Daisha Miller, Catoya Miller and Chammie Miller 

6) Sponsors Elizabeth and Alex Kennedy, CEO of Red Ball Oxygen

7) Melody Silvio and Jeannie Morris

8) SRAC Executive Director Pam Atchison, event sponsor Hugh Johnson and Artspace Chairman Linda B. Goldsberry


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