Artists connect with community through Small Business Saturday

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) – Many businesses opened their doors for big discounts on Black Friday, but small businesses saw their spotlight today for Small Business Saturday!

The day is an opportunity for smaller businesses to get the same attention as big corporations. Agora Borealis is an artisan marketplace in downtown Shreveport and it’s home to many artists in the Shreveport-Bossier area.

“We’ve been here for eight years. I like the name a lot and it means a lot to me. Agora, which just means marketplace in Greek, and then borealis means northern. So we’re the northern marketplace,” said owner Katie Larsen.

One of those artists is Lydia Craft.

“I think it’s incredibly rewarding to make one of a kind pieces of art and putting love and energy into something and having it come to life. Just an idea in your mind to something that someone can take home to display in their home, or wear on their…

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