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Person of Interest: James Gilcrease, Owner of Day Old Blues Records
2 months ago

Person of Interest: James Gilcrease, Owner of Day Old Blues Records

Want to take a listen? Day Old Blues Records in Shreveport is the place to buy new, pre-loved, and local vinyl. Check out this recent Q&A with record store owner …
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SB Art Junior: Jinge Xu, Evangel Christian Academy
2 months ago

SB Art Junior: Jinge Xu, Evangel Christian Academy

By  •  Arts, SB Art

Jinge Xu has been creating art since she was a little girl living in China.

The 18-year-old is a foreign exchange student at Evangel Christian Academy and has been in …
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Office Space: SB’s Most Fun Work Environments
2 months ago

Office Space: SB’s Most Fun Work Environments

Gone are the days of stuffy offices with a maze of cubicles, fluorescent lighting, and plain walls. The majority of people spend more time at work than in their own home, so why shouldn’t that space be just as comfortable? In the 21st century, employers have become more lax with office policies by allowing workers [...]
SB Art: Ansley & Chris Rimmer, Musicians
2 months ago

SB Art: Ansley & Chris Rimmer, Musicians

Between selling homes and working for a CPA, Ansley Rimmer, along with her husband Chris, take care of their 14-month-old son, Roscoe. Life is pretty busy, but they wouldn’t trade …
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American Idol Showdown: Garrett Jacobs vs. Cameron Theodos
2 months ago

American Idol Showdown: Garrett Jacobs vs. Cameron Theodos

Someone once said there was something in the water when it came to talent in Shreveport-Bossier City. This time we’ve struck reality gold twice.

Garrett Jacobs and Cameron Theodos, both …
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A Texas Toast: 5 East Texas Wineries Your Palate Will Love
2 months ago

A Texas Toast: 5 East Texas Wineries Your Palate Will Love

In need of a weekend getaway? Take a trip two hours west of Shreveport-Bossier City and you’re magically transported to wine country. In and around Tyler, Texas you’ll find a plethora of wineries and vineyards where you can enjoy a variety of wine, spirits and eats. With over 20 wineries to choose from, we narrowed [...]
SB Art Junior: Karlicia Owens, Booker T. Washington High School
3 months ago

SB Art Junior: Karlicia Owens, Booker T. Washington High School

By  •  Arts, SB Art

Sometimes you just have to find the balance.

For Karlicia Owens, she’s determined to try her hand at everything — from math and science to acting and culinary arts.

“I’m …
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Wilkinson, Carmody, Gilliam Firm Well Past Century Mark
3 months ago

Wilkinson, Carmody, Gilliam Firm Well Past Century Mark

The windows from the 17th floor of the Beck Building offer a fine view of downtown Shreveport and the surrounding area. Prominent most days are the smokestacks of the Arsenal Hill and J. Lamar Stall power plants operated by AEP/Swepco. More dimly in the distance, but still looming large in view and in the history [...]
Twelfth Night 2018
3 months ago

Twelfth Night 2018

Twelfth Night is celebrated as the beginning of our Mardi Gras Season. Captain of Captains Brian Landry introduced each Krewe’s Royal Court. Landry also gave us an informative History lesson about Twelfth Night. The origin of Twelfth Night comes from the period of time between Christmas and the Epiphany which totals twelve days. These days are [...]
SB Art Junior: Alex Smith, Loyola College Prep
3 months ago

SB Art Junior: Alex Smith, Loyola College Prep

By  •  Arts, SB Art

“People say there’s never a dull moment with me. I don’t know what that means, but I’ll go with it.”

Alex Smith is a character, and from the moment you …
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