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Monday, Oct. 24, 2016

TALK OF THE TOWN

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ENTERTAINMENT/FUN/THEATER/DANCE/MUSIC/CASINOS

| ART/EXHIBITS OCT. 30: ARTIST RECEPTION FOR SUSIE

PAULOVICH, a retrospective exhibit of Susie’s paintings with early images like Seven Figs as well as abstract ones like Snow on Firs. 1-3 p.m. Woman’s Department Club, 802 Margaret Place, Shreveport.

THROUGH NOV. 13: “SHARED EARTH: ANCIENT MOUND SITES OF LOUISIANA,” this black-and-white photography exhibit features original photographs by Jenny Ellerbe. Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport. Call 632-2020 or visit www.laexhibitmuseum.org.

THROUGH NOV. 12: THE ART OF SHAWN BARBER, Shawn Barber is a nationally recognized painter and photographer who studies the tattoo as an art form. This exhibit will include participation by area tattoo artists, demonstrations, school tours and an artist’s talk. artspace, 710 Texas St., Shreveport. http://artspaceshreveport.com.

THROUGH DEC. 9: AMAZING FLOWERS, the Rainforest Art Foundation is bringing this traveling exhibition from its New York City location to Shreveport that features flowers from various artists. Free with suggested $10 donation. 5-7 p.m. 710 Travis St., Shreveport. Call 717-9111 or visit www.rainforestartfoundation.org.

THROUGH NOV. 10: STRIPPED AWAY: AN EXHIBITION EXPLORING THE HUMAN FORM, featuring artwork from local artists. Free. Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.bossierarts.org.

NOV. 7-30: “MID-CENTURY MODERN LOUISIANA,” Norla Preservation Project hosts this exhibit that features multiple area artists to educate about historic preservation and cultural heritage. Free. Opening reception is at 6 p.m. on Nov. 7. Blue Southern Comfort Food, 5863 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport. Visit www. norlapreservationproject.com.

FIRST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH: SHREVEPORT WRITERS CLUB, writers from all stages of life in all genres and styles of writing meet to share their thoughts in written form with other people who love words; guests welcome. Free. 10 a.m. to noon. Bossier Arts Council Annex, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.

| BARS/NIGHTLIFE 2JOHNS STEAK & SEAFOOD: 5-10 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. 6-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Drew Ley, Tuesdays and Fridays; Winston Hall with bassist Chris Allen, Wednesdays and Thursdays. 2151 Airline Drive, Bossier City.

AGAVE: Friday and Saturday night live entertainment 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Side FX, Oct. 28, 29; Anxious, Nov. 4, 5; Identity Crisis, Nov. 11,12; Bluebirds, Nov. 18, 19; Red Thread, Nov. 25, 26. Happy hour Friday-Sunday, 5-7p.m.: Two-for-one well, wine & draft. No cover. DiamondJacks Casino & Resort, 711 DiamondJacks Blvd., Bossier City. 678-7777.

AURA ULTRA LOUNGE: 205 Texas St., Shreveport. 272-1643.

BABY HUEY’S ON THE BAYOU: You Can Be a Star Karaoke, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Fridays. 1709 Sligo Road, Bossier City. 752-9465.

BEARS ON FAIRFIELD: Castle Jackson Halloween 2016, Oct. 29. 1401 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport. 272-1643.

BON TEMPS COFFEE BAR: Every Thursday from 7-10 p.m. is Thursday Night Vibes with local singers, songwriters, musicians and performers as they display their talents. Every Friday is Game Night from 7 p.m. to midnight. Every Saturday night is Poetry Night from 7-10 p.m. Last Friday, monthly comedy series, will feature Trey Mack and Justin Williams, 8 p.m., Oct. 28. 450 Clyde Fant Memorial Parkway, Ste. 700, Shreveport. 734-9766.

THE BRASS MONKEY: 3104 Youree Drive, Shreveport. 754- 4231. Shows start at 9 p.m.

CELEBRITY LOUNGE: Indigo Soul, Oct. 26; Safira with Karaoke, Oct. 27; Windstorm, Oct. 28; Vegas Stars, Oct. 29. Eldorado Resort Casino, 451 Clyde Fant Parkway. Call 877-602-0711. CHICAGO/THE HOOKAH ROOM: Acts are 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. unless otherwise stated. Loco Lounge featuring the best selection of electronic dance music artists in town, Fridays; Floyd Grigsby and the 5GK Band, Saturdays. 118 Texas St., Shreveport. 221-0490.

COVE ON CROSS LAKE: 11:30 a.m. to close Monday through Saturday. 1612 Dilg League Drive (off Lakeshore), Shreveport. 635-0262.

EL POTRILLO MEXICAN RESTAURANT: Wayne’s FM Karaoke, 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays. 6614 Youree Drive, Shreveport.

FROG’S BREATH SALOON: You Can Be a Star Karaoke, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Wednesday through Saturday. 1984 Airline Drive, Bossier City.

FLYING HEART BREWING: Housed in a historic building that was once home to Bossier City’s Fire House No. 6, the tasting room is open 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. for karaoke and 4 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Tours are available at 3:30 p.m. Tours cost $5 and include a pint at the end of the tour. Guests must be 21 or older. Spooky Speakeasy, 6-10 p.m., Oct. 29 with costume contest, live band, tarot card reader and Ono’s Hawaiian food truck. Free and $1 from every beer goes to support LogJam Stage Company. 700 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.

GREAT RAFT BREWING: Open every Wednesday through Friday from 4 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from noon to 9 p.m. Free tours are available at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturdays. 1251 Dalzell, Shreveport.

H&H LOUNGE: Good Vibes Night every Wednesday. Drum Circle, 6-9 p.m.; VJ-DJ music, 9 p.m. to midnight. 717 Hope St, Shreveport. 424-9297.

HANGAR 21: Shows start at 10 p.m. unless otherwise stated. 616 Commerce St., Shreveport. 221-0064. LEE’S: Acts are 8 p.m. to midnight weekdays, 9 p.m. Fridays and 9:30 p.m. Saturdays. Blues Jam every Monday night. Kandu, Nov. 4, 18; Crystal & The Dons, Nov. 5; Betty Lewis & The Executives, Nov. 11, 25; Terry Lynn, Nov. 19; Jason Sepulvado, Nov. 26. 639 E. Kings Highway, Shreveport. 861-2151.

LEGENDS THEATRE: Strutter: Kiss Tribute Band, Oct. 28; Bret Michaels, Nov. 11; Salute to the Music of Prince, Dec. 3; Carbonaro, Jan. 21; Tracy Lawrence, Jan. 27. Tickets available at ticketmaster.com. Must be 21 or older.

DiamondJacks Casino & Resort, 711 DiamondJacks Blvd., Bossier City. 678-7777.

MUDDY WATERS SPORTS BAR: 5000 Benton Road, Bossier City. 741-7635.

NICKY’S MEXICAN RESTAURANT:

Wayne’s FM Karaoke, 6:30-10 p.m., Thursdays, 1400 Airline Drive, Bossier City.

NOBLE SAVAGE: Open 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. Dirty Redd’s Jam Session featuring area artists playing all-around good music every Thursday from 8 p.m. to midnight, Buggaboo, 8-10 p.m., Oct. 26; The Ziffel Brothers & Sister, 9-11 p.m., Oct. 28; Pocket Change, 10 p.m. to 1 a.m., Oct. 29. 417 Texas St, Shreveport. 221-1781.

THE OFFICE: Happy hour every day 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Featuring $2 domestics, $2.50 imports and $6 Patron and Jameson. 1303 Shreveport-Barksdale Highway, Shreveport. 216-3346.

PARADISE THEATER: 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489. (Also see MUSIC/COMEDY.)

RIVERDOME: 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City, LA 71111.

SAM’S TOWN LIVE ENTERTAINMENT: Free entertainment all month long. Triggerproof, 7-11 p.m., Oct. 27 and 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., Oct. 28,29; Jam Box, 6-9:30 p.m., Oct. 28, 29. 315 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 877-429-0711.

SAM’S TAVERN: 5 Star Karaoke Plus, 9 p.m., every Friday and Saturday Night, 3816 E. Texas Street, Bossier City. 626-5930.

TIKI BAR: 639 E. Kings Highway, Shreveport. 868-6355.

TREJOS MEXICAN RESTAURANT: Wayne’s FM Karaoke, 6-10 p.m. Fridays. 5795 N. Market, Shreveport. 929-0299.

THE STAGE AT SILVER STAR: Live entertainment. Casey Donahew, Nov. 11. Gates open at 7 p.m. unless stated otherwise. 1201 Dixie Overland Road, Bossier City. 752-3633. Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com.

SUPERIOR’S STEAKHOUSE: Kenny Bill Stinson, 6-10 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays; Haley Brooke on Thursdays; Nathaniel Hooten on Saturdays. 855 Pierremont Road, No. 120, Shreveport. 219-4123.

SUPERIOR GRILL: Live music. 6123 Line Ave., Shreveport. 869-3243.

WHAT’S ON TAP: Happy hour daily 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Showing college football on 15 different TVs and 33 beers on tap. 1207 Shreveport-Barksdale Highway, Shreveport 869-2422.

WHAT’S ON TAP II: Happy hour daily 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Serving food and showing college football on 18 different TVs and 23 beers on tap. 2369 Airline Drive Bossier City. 747-5505.

WHISKEY ROADHOUSE: Hours are noon to midnight Sunday; 6 p.m. to midnight Monday through Thursday; 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays karaoke. Horseshoe Casino, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City.

| MUSIC/COMEDY OCT. 28: MARC BROUSSARD – FINAL FRIDAY, Performance begins at 8 p.m. in the Paradise Theater. Doors open at 7 p.m. General admission tickets $10. Margaritaville Resort Casino, 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. Call 698-7177.

OCT. 29: GAITHER VOCAL BAND, featuring Bill Gaither, Wes Hampton, David Phelps, Adam Bracc, Todd Suttles and other special guests. $28, $38, $72. Reserved seating. Doors open at 5 p.m.; show time 6 p.m. Call 841-4000. Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Blvd., Shreveport. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster outlets.

OCT. 29-30: CENTENARY COLLEGE CHOIR “RHAPSODY IN VIEW” CONCERT, billed as a “grand reunion” concert, with hundreds of alumni members joining the current choir in the second half of each performance. This year’s repertoire features choir favorites from throughout its history, literally “Bach to Broadway,” as the group’s trademark programming often states. $15 advance, $17 door. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Riverview Theater, 600 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport. Call 429-6887.

NOV. 2: GAVIN DEGRAW & ANDY GRAMMER, $49.50, $42.50 and $35. General admission on floor; reserved seating all other sections. 8 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Memorial Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Blvd., Shreveport. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster outlets. Call 841-4000.

NOV. 16: JEFF DUNHAM, Comedian and ventriloquist, along with his cast of hilarious characters are set to embark on the second leg of the “Perfectly Unbalanced” Tour. $49.50. 7:30 p.m. CenturyLink Center, 2000 CenturyLink Center Drive, Bossier City. Call 1-800-653-8000 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

| SPECIAL EVENTS River City Repertory presents Grey Gardens Oct. 26-30.

DEC. 11: MAXWELL & MARY J. BLIGE, on the King and Queen of Hearts Tour, two beloved R&B artists hit the stage in Bossier City. $45-$235. 7 p.m. CenturyLink Center, 2000 CenturyLink Drive, Bossier City. Tickets on www.ticketmaster.com.

ONGOING: SHREVEPORT HOUSE CONCERT SERIES: Shows begin at 7 p.m. 1508 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport. 670-3567. Go to www.shreveporthouseconcerts.org.

| THEATER OCT. 26-30: GREY GARDENS, River City Repertory Theatre, North Louisiana’s professional theater company, opens its 11th season with this Tony Award-winning musical that tells the story of Big Edie and Little Edie, the eccentric aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. $10 for students, $20 for current military, and $35 general admission. 7:30 p.m., 3 p.m. on Sunday. The Engine Room at Shreveport Regional Arts Council’s Central Artstation, 801 Crockett Street, Shreveport. Call 868-5888 or visit www.brownpapertickets.com.

NOV. 3-6, 11-13: THE MIRACLE WORKER, the play, set in 1880s Alabama, tells the story of Annie Sullivan and her student, blind and mute Helen Keller. “The Miracle Worker” dramatizes the volatile relationship between the lonely teacher and her charge. $18 for seniors, students and active military. $20 for adults. 7:30 p.m.; 2 p.m. Sunday. Shreveport Little Theatre, 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport. Call 424-4439 or visit www.shreveportlittletheatre.com.

NOV. 12: PUCCINI’S “LA BOHEME,” Shreveport Opera presents the passionate, timeless and indelible story of love among young artists in Paris, which can stake its claim as the world’s most popular opera, performed with the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra. $20-$90. 7:30 p.m. RiverView Theater, 600 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. Visit www. shreveportsymphony.com or call 227-8863.

NOV. 18: LIVE AND LET DIE, a symphonic tribute to the music of Paul McCartney. $39.50 $32.50 $20.50. 8 p.m. The Strand, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport. Call 226-8555 or visit www. thestrandtheatre.com.

NOV. 19: A TRIBUTE TO ELLA FITZGERALD, Carmen Bradford, one of the greatest jazz vocalists alive today, joins the Shreveport Symphony to pay tribute to “The First Lady of Song.” $16-$65. RiverView Theater, 600 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. Visit www. shreveportsymphony.com or call 227-8863.

DEC. 1: FACE THE MUSICAL, a full-throttle journey traversing the struggles, triumphs and fears of young artists navigating the worlds of dance, music and theater. $72.50, $59.50, $42.50. 8 p.m. The Strand, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport. Call 226-8555 or visit www. thestrandtheatre.com.

DEC. 9: SHANGHAI ACROBATS OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, the Shanghai Acrobats have become one of the most influential and competitive acrobatic companies in China. They have won numerous awards in acrobatic and circus competitions at home and abroad. $42.50, $35.50, $25.50. 8 p.m. The Strand, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport. Call 226-8555 or visit www.thestrandtheatre.com.

DEC. 9-11: “THE NUTCRACKER,” Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet presents this holiday classic with music by the Shreveport Symphony. $16-$42. 7:30 p.m., Friday; 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Riverview Theater, 600 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. Visit www. shreveportmetroballet.org or call 221-8500.

DEC. 17: HOLIDAY SWING WITH BYRON STRIPLING, ring in the holidays with Byron Stripling and the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra as they light up the stage with everyone’s favorite seasonal tunes. $20, $45, $55, $65. 7:30 p.m. Shreveport Riverview Theatre, 600 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportsymphony.com or call 227-8863.

| SPECIAL EVENTS THROUGH DEC. 17: BOSSIER CITY FARMERS’ MARKET, Pierre Bossier Mall parking lot, with more than 200 vendors that include farmers with fresh fruits and vegetables, makers, hobbyists, baked goods, entrepreneurs, crafters, artists, restaurants, food trucks with Louisiana cooking and much more. The family-friendly event is free, open to the public from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and has ample convenient parking located in the south parking lot of Pierre Bossier Mall, 2950 E. Texas St., Bossier City. Visit www.bossiercityfarmersmarket.com

EVERY SATURDAY THROUGH NOV. 19: FALL SHREVEPORT FARMERS’ MARKET, will feature 60 booths of locally-produced fruits, vegetables, honey and meats, along with the jams, salsas, cakes, pies and other items the public has come to crave. 8 a.m. to noon. 101 Crockett Street, Shreveport. Call 455-5788 or visit www.shreveportfarmersmarket.com.

THROUGH OCT. 31: MARY, QUEEN OF PEACE CATHOLIC CHURCH PUMPKIN PATCH, noon to 7 p.m., Sundays; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturdays. 7738 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Call 752-5971.

OCT. 26: BATTLE OF THE BRAS, American Cancer Society’s fund-raiser supporting Making Strides Against Breast Cancer features a fashion show with artistic and creative bra designs. $15 in advance, $20 night of show. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Fashion show begins at 7 p.m. Horseshoe Casino, 711 Horseshoe Blvd, Bossier City. Call 741-4382.

OCT. 27: PROVENANCE FALL FARMERS’ MARKETS & CONCERTS, farmers, artisans, crafters and makers of all varieties will offer fresh produce, meats, dairy products, handmade items, art, ready-to-eat foods and much more. Live music from Christina Langston. 5-8 p.m. , Free. Windrush Park, Provenance Community, 1968 Bridgewater Ave., Shreveport.

OCT. 27: BOURBON AND BOWTIES, this annual event will feature an open tasting menu of small-batch bourbons, Great Raft beer, and charbroiled oysters and grilled meats. Cigars available for purchase. $40. 5-9 p.m. Rhino Coffee, 721 Southfield Road, Shreveport. Visit www.derbydayshreveport.com/events.

| SPECIAL EVENTS The American Cancer Society’s Battle of the Bras is hosted by Horseshoe on Oct. 26.

OCT. 27: CANDY BACON AND BEER PAIRING, three beers paired with three pieces of candy bacon. Bacon is from Mahaffey Farms prepared by Wine Country. $15. 4-9 p.m. Great Raft Brewing, 1251 Dalzell, Shreveport. Visit http://bit.ly/eer_bacon.



OCT. 27: OPERA DINNER FEATURING LA BOHEME CAST, enjoy an evening of fine wine, exquisite cuisine and thrilling opera! Enjoy great music as you meet the principal artists of the “La Boheme” production. $80. 6:30 p.m. Shreveport Club, 410 Travis Street, Shreveport. Call 227-9503 or visit www. shreveportopera.org.

OCT. 29: EAT A (HOT) DOG, SAVE A CAT, Yogie and Friends will grill all-beef hot dogs to raise funds for cat food, cat litter and vet care for the FIV and FeLV positive cats at the sanctuary. $5.95. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dunkin’ Donuts, 5705 Youree Drive, Shreveport. E-mail yogieandfriends@ hotmail.com

OCT. 29: BINGO ON THE BAYOU, this inaugural fundraiser for Catholic Charities of North Louisiana will feature catering from Silver Star Smokehouse, beer sampling from Great Raft Brewing and a silent auction. Local priests and Bishop Michael G. Duca will serve as bingo callers. $50. 6 p.m. 601 Spring St., Shreveport. Call 865-0200, ext. 101 or visit www.ccnla.org.

OCT. 29: A PANT HOOT AFFAIR, Chimp Haven’s annual gala with a masquerade theme with mysterious fun, dinner, auctions and dancing with The Big Daddy Band. 7 p.m. Sam’s Town Hotel & Casino, 315 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. Visit www. chimphaven.org.

NOV. 1: SHREVEPORT ART CLUB MEETING, featuring “Abstracting the Human Figure” presented by artist Cindy Holmes. Free. 10 a.m. to noon. Randle T. Moore Center, 3101 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport. Call 798-0697.

NOV. 2: SHREVEPORT DOWNTOWN ARTWALK, Downtown Development Authority and downtown business partners host this art walk the first Wednesday of the month. Each month see new spaces and different parts of downtown. Free. 5-8 p.m. For a map and location stops visit www.downtownshreveport. com.

NOV. 3-5: JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, Roald Dahl’s fantastical tale of a boy, his insect friends, and their amazing journey across the ocean on a giant peach, presented by the Stagecenter School of Performing Arts. $15 students; $18 adults. 7 p.m. all evenings with an additional 2 p.m. on Saturday. Emmett Hook Center, 550 Common Street, Shreveport. Call 218-9978.

NOV. 4: RESTORATION CRISIS CENTER PURPLE GALA, this fund-raising event benefits women and children in crisis. Dinner, show and tie auction. Formal attire. $100. The Magnolia Room at Sam’s Town Hotel & Casino, 315 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. Call 525-9000.

NOV. 4: SOUTHERN HILLS BUSINESS ASSOCIATION BOWL-A-RAMA, nine-pin no-tap tournament. $20 per person. Registration, 2 and 6 p.m. Start times 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. Call 687- 7808 or visit www.southernhillsshreveport.org.

NOV. 5: CELEBRATING FAMILY CAREGIVERS EVENT, a community event recognizing family caregivers with a Caregiver of the Year award named. Light refreshments and door prizes. Free. 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Virginia College, 2950 E. Texas St., Bossier City. Call 635-7335.

NOV. 5: HISTORIC AND HAUNTED, a benefit for PEO educational projects, the lunch and tour will celebrate 100 years of the 804 Wilkinson St. home, as well as 89 years of the Philanthropic Educational Organization’s existence in Shreveport. Lunch and a walkabout of the home will take place on a come-and-go basis. $10. Lunch is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with guided tours beginning at 2 p.m. 804 Wilkinson Street, Shreveport. Call 795-0918.

NOV. 9: WAM: (WINE, ART & MUSIC), this quarterly event features wine tastings, food pairings and live music. Featured artist is Carola Nix. $25. 5:30-8 p.m. 1800 Prime Steakhouse, located in Boomtown Casino, 300 Riverside Drive, Bossier City. Visit www.bossierarts.org or call 741-8310.

NOV. 9: LOYOLA COLLEGE PREP 2016 STYLE SHOW, while attendees dine on a catered lunch, the Loyola Senior Class of 2017 will model fashions from local merchants. $35 pre-order and $45 at the door. 11 a.m. Shreveport Convention Center, 400 Caddo St., Shreveport. Visit lcpstyleshow2016.eventbrite.com

NOV. 12: RESCUE REUNION 2016, adopted or rescued alumni are invited, along with their adopters to join in for some food, beer, music, photo pod, contests and more. Alumni from any shelter or rescue are invited, along with those who were adopted or rescued by other means. 21 years and older. 4-9 p.m. Great Raft Brewing, 1251 Dalzell Street, Shreveport. Visit www.greatraftbrewing.com.

NOV. 12: ARK-LA- TEX GENEALOGICAL ASSOCIATION MONTHLY MEETING, featuring “Maps 101 and Genealogy” presentation including demonstrations or various mapping tools available to enhance genealogy research. Free. 1-3 p.m. Randle T. Moore Center, 3101 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport. Call 746-1851 or e-mail jjohnson747@suddenlink.net.

NOV. 13: PIANO & ART IN THE PARK, featuring a state-ofthe-art Yamaha Enspire grand player piano provided by James Pendley.

Hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and bar. Windrush Park. Contact events@yourprovenance.com or 683-0399.

NOV. 17: BRATS AND BREWS, Season 11 of Food Network Star’s Jay Ducote is on the road to eat and drink his way through Shreveport-Bossier with Team Bite and Booze in tow! Watch the Saints game with Jay and enjoy some locally-sourced food. $15. 4 p.m. Great Raft Brewing, 1251 Dalzell Street, Shreveport. Visit www.greatraftbrewing.com.

NOV. 22: HOLIDAY GREEK PASTRY SALE, this annual sale is approaching. Pre-orders are highly recommended and will receive priority in availability. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. St. George Activities Center, 542 Wichita, Shreveport. Visit www.gosaintgeorge.org. Call 747-4478.

DEC. 10: BENTON CHRISTMAS ON THE SQUARE, annual Christmas festival and parade with bounce houses, arts and crafts, food vendors, car show, horse rides and more. Free admission. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Heritage Village Square, 417 Sibley Street, Benton. Visit www.bentonchristmasonthesquare.com.

DEC. 11: SUGAR PLUM FAIRY TEA, The Nutcracker character meet-and-greet with light lunch before the Sunday matinee performance. $16 each or $105 for a reserved table for 8. 1-1:30 p.m. Strawn’s Eat Shop, 125 Kings Highway, Shreveport. Visit www. shreveportmetroballet.org or call 221-8500.

JAN. 2: RESOLUTION RUN, 5K/15K walk or run to benefit The Philadelphia Center. Sponsorships available. Betty Virginia Park, 3901 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.philadelphiacenter. org/resolution-run.

JAN. 14: KREWE OF ARTEMIS-SPRINGHILL GRAND BAL XV, join the Krewe of Artemis with the “Oh, The Places We’ll Geaux” event with live music. Black tie. $50, advanced reservations. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. 24130 Hwy. 157, Springhill. Call 539-5951.

| CASINO PROMOS DIAMONDJACKS CASINO & RESORT: 711 Diamondjacks Blvd., Bossier City. 678-7777. November promotions: Electronics Extravaganza with cash and JackPlay drawings from 7-10 p.m. every Friday and Saturday. Win electronics every at 11 p.m. every Friday Saturday. 10X Entries every Monday and Thursday towards weekend drawings! Sweatshirt Sundays is from 12-6 p.m. every Sunday. Earn a free sweatshirt with 100 points! Enroll at MACK. Turkey Spin Tuesdays with guaranteed winner with every play from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Lots of free turkeys, cash, JackPlay, gifts and more! Enroll at MACK with 10 slot points. Gift Bag Giveaway is from 5-7 p.m. every Wednesday. Six winners every hour will receive a gift bag that contains cash, JackPlay or a surprise gift including electronics! Enroll at MACK. 10X Points is from 8-10 p.m. every Friday. 10X points for Rewards Club card holders. $5,000 Tip top Tuesday Slot Tournament is 3-7 p.m. on Nov. 8 and 22. Win the $2,500 tip-top prize! Free entry from 12- 6:30 p.m. Additional entries with 10 slot points. Gobble Gobble Giveaway is 4 p.m. Nov. 24. Win $10, $25 or $100 in JackPlay! Enroll at MACK. Black Friday Gift Card Giveaway if 4 p.m. Nov. 25. First 100 guests will receive a free gift card valued at $10 to $100! $100,000 Super Size Spin. Free daily play. Every day 12-6 p.m. Win up to $100,000 cash, JackPlay and more! Get Your Game On! Watch your favorite SEC and pro football games every weekend on our flat screens! Free popcorn, $2 draft, $12 pitchers, $3 hot dogs and nachos every weekend!

LEGENDS BUFFET SPECIALS: Seafood Buffet Friday and Saturday night $21.99 all-you-can-eat seafood buffet (with Rewards Club card). Fifty percent off Legends Buffet every Monday and Tuesday for guests 50 years of age or older. Salute to our troops with 25 percent off every day. Must have military ID (active or retired) to receive discount. Not valid on holidays. Cannot be combined with any other offer.

ELDORADO RESORT CASINO: 451 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 877-602-0711.

Flatscreen Football Fantasy Samsung Smart HDTV Giveaways. Eldorado is bringing this football season to your living room – in HD! Come in for your chance to score a 58” Samsung Smart HDTV! Drawings will be held on Oct. 28 and 29. Play all week leading up to each drawing date to earn entries! Winners will be drawn every 20 minutes from 9-11 p.m. each Friday and 6-11:40 p.m. each Saturday. Up to 50 players will win a 58” Samsung Smart HDTV! Stop by Club Eldorado for complete details. Spin-N-Win Cash Giveaways. Winning cash has never been more fun! Step right up and give it a whirl during our Spin-N-Win Cash Giveaways! Swipe your Club Eldorado card each drawing day to activate your entries. One winner will be drawn every 15 minutes from 4:15 p.m. until midnight. Give the wheel your best spin (at least two rotations!), see where the pointer lands, and take home a cash prize ranging from $100 to $1,000! Up to 32 players will win. For complete promotional details, stop by Club Eldorado. Tournament Tuesdays with weekly blackjack tournament at 5 p.m every Tuesday. Registration begins at 4 p.m. day of tournament. Entry fee is $20. Located on first level of casino. See Club Eldorado or contact Pit Supervisor for complete details. Casino Prize Patrol with $5,000 hot seat every Sunday. We’ll give away cash to a randomly chosen gaming position every 15 minutes from 3-8 p.m. Play all week long to earn entries. Earn double entries Tuesday through Thursday. You must be playing with your properly inserted Club Eldorado card or have an active table rating. Up to 20 players will win each Sunday! See Club Eldorado for complete details.

HARRAH’S LOUISIANA DOWNS: 8000 E. Texas St., Bossier City. 742-5555. Return Rewards. Total Rewards Members that earn 100 Tier Credits in a day will receive at least $5 in Free Slot Play. The Free Slot Play offer will be e-mailed to the member within four days and can be downloaded to any slot machine. Member must read and accept e-mailed offer and redeem within 24 hours of receiving e-mail at the Total Rewards Kiosk. Must be 21 years of age or older to participate. See Total Rewards® for details. Monopoly Chance Reward Credit Multiplier – every Monday and Wednesday, Total Rewards members can swipe their card at the Promotions Kiosk to receive a Reward Credit Multiplier. Total Rewards members have a chance to win up to a 100X multiplier: Gold and Platinum guests are guaranteed at least 3X multiplier; Diamond guests are guaranteed at least 5X multiplier; Seven Star guests are guaranteed at least a 7X multiplier. Must be 21 years of age or older to participate. See Total Rewards® for details.

HARRAH’S CLUB- BUFFET DINING: Harrah’s Club offers guests an all-day buffet dining experience for a great price, just $19.99 per person. Harrah’s Club is open on Saturdays. Reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made through Racing Publications. The Buffet offering begins at noon and ends each Saturday at 5 p.m.

HORSESHOE BOSSIER CITY HOTEL AND CASINO: 711 Horseshoe Blvd, Bossier City, LA 71111. 742-0711.

DARE DAYCLUB: Dare is open daily to the public from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. Admission is $10 at the gate. Must be 21 years old to enter.

SAM’S TOWN HOTEL AND CASINO SHREVEPORT: 315 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 877-429-0711. Take home scary-good winnings at Sam’s Town with $60,000 Pumpkin Patch Pick, Witches Brew Kiosk Game and more in October. Promotions: $60,000 Pumpkin Patch Pick – Saturdays in October from 6-10 p.m. Every hour, three lucky guests will be selected to pick a pumpkin from one of three patches for the chance to win $5,000 in cash! Guests can earn 5x entries on Mondays in October and all B Connected members will automatically receive one free entry. Guests can earn additional entries for every 100 points earned on promotional days. Deposit your entries at a kiosk or by playing the hour before the drawing. Spooky Mystery Multiplier: Sundays in October from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Guests can receive a free mystery multiplier by swiping their B Connected card at any promotional kiosk on Sundays from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. See B Connected for more details. Young at Heart 50+ Slot Tournaments: Mondays in October guests 50 years old or better can play in the weekly tournament for a chance to win the top prize of $150 in slot dollars. Registration begins at 8 a.m. each Monday, and the tournament starts at 9 a.m. Guests must swipe their B Connected card at any promotional kiosk to print their entry voucher. See B Connected for more details.

MARGARITAVILLE CASINO AND RESORT: 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489. Play Margaritaville Millions every day: Over $3 million in prizes awarded! Free swipe daily, instant prizes. Two free slot plays every Wednesday. Play and Get – All-in-one blanket Mon.-Thurs. in October. Earn 400 base points on any one day Mon., Tues., Wed. or Thurs. in October and receive your Margaritaville All-in-one blanket while supplies last! See the Players Club for details. Beach Bum Club: Tuesdays, breakfast guests age 50+ only, 7 -10:30 a.m. $5.99 breakfast at World Tour Buffet. Lunch: Guests age 50+ only, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., $12.99 lunch at World Tour Buffet. 2X Play Wednesdays: Receive two free game plays on Wednesdays only! $20,000 Treasure Your Chest – Black Jack Tournaments (a tournament series to benefit the Making Strides Foundation).

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