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Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2023

On the SCENE

Kelly Dick and Kole Caston

Three businesses opened to fanfare in the Louisiana Boardwalk on Aug. 2 when noted artist Eric Hess welcomed friends, guests and patrons to his new galley and creative venue. The businesses are Sanctuary Paint Party Venue, SAS Gallerie (a premier art gallery) and Point Studio Art (printmaking for fun!). – Special to 318 Forum

Business at the Boardwalk

1) Wendy Benscoter and owner Eric Hess

2) Jordan and Frank Thaxton IV

3) Bess DuFord

4) Denise and Bruce Basada

5) Gregory Ellis

6) Todd Herzog

7) Rob Smith and Birttainy Pope

8) Dustin Greer and Rodrecass Davis

9) Sara Rastegar and Mehdi Darban

10) Victoria Poncey and Brian Pepe

11) Atty. Bill Mendenhall and Bobbie Malsch

12) Doug and Ashley Warner

The downtown scene in Shreveport was happening on Aug. 11 as Louisiana Film Prize unveiled its Top 20 films moving forward to the festival taking place this Oct. 19 - 21. Filmmakers and film lovers from all over came to celebrate this suspenseful evening. Also that evening was the opening of artist Joe Bluhm’s exhibit at Artspace and an after-party bash at Pepito’s XO. – Paul Savage

Louisiana Film Prize

1) Alexander Jeffery, Chris Alan Evans and Clayton Henderson

2) Jay Whatley and Eric Gibson

3) Sara Patterson and Matthew Eli Judd

4) Tobias Kallenberg and Paul Peterson

5) Hannah Dorsett, Gabriela Quinones, Rona Zibari and Eliza Drummond

6) Joe Bluhm and Tianna Andrews

7) Clayton Henderson and Alaycia “FazeThedj” Sandifer

8) David Green and Matthew Eli Judd

To be included in OTS, e-mail your high-res photos to editor@318forum.com or mail to Editor at 318 Forum, 1158 Texas Ave., Shreveport, LA 71101. Must include a daytime phone number. Or, contact Mary Ann Van Osdell at mavo1210@gmail.com or Mark Crawford at markcrawford1@aol.com for coverage.


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