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TALK of the TOWN

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| ART/EXHIBITS FEB 15-MARCH 4: THE ALBERT WALKER RETROSPECTIVE

EXHIBITION, that features Albert Walker’s naturalist and aviation art pieces. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday - Friday, 12 - 5 p.m., Saturday. Artspace, 710 Texas Street, Shreveport. Call 673-3535.

THROUGH FEB. 19: BRUSHES AND PALLETTE, Louis Sicard is known for his bold color in his Louisiana landscapes and his ability to capture personality in his portraits. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday-Friday; 1-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Call 865-4201 or visit www.rwnaf.org.

THROUGH MARCH 5: SUNLIGHT AND SHADOW, featuring the extraordinary artworks of Marilyn Couch, Melanie Parent and Blair Thrall. Inspired by nature and environmentally conscious, together the artists present emotional elements of the landscape, both past and present. Works included mixed media, photography and recycled materials.The exhibit is open from 9 a.m.to 4p.m. Monday-Friday. 3015 Greenwood Road, Louisiana State Exhibit Museum.

THROUGH MARCH 18: CREOLE WILD WEST INDIAN TRIBAL SUITS, Every year on Mardi Gras, the sparkling beads, jangling of tambourines, and chants of “Creole Wild West” announce to the world that the oldest Mardi Gras Indian tribe is still “masking” in New Orleans. Now Big Chief Howard Miller and his tribe bring their hand-beaded and feathered “suits” to artspace. Free. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday - Friday; 12 - 5 p.m., Saturday. artspace, 710 Texas Street, Shreveport. Visit www.artspaceshreveport.com.

THROUGH MARCH 31: SHREVEPORT PASTEL SOCIETY EXHIBIT, featuring work from group members including “Poppies” by Becky Garner. Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Call 741-8310 or visit www.bossierarts.org.

THROUGH APRIL 29: “A PILGRIM’S SKETCHBOOK BY LEE BAXTER DAVIS,” featuring 22 ink and watercolor works from 1998 to present. Davis’ drawings are in the permanent collections of the Dallas Museum of Art, Houston's Contemporary Museum of Art, and the Arkansas Museum of Fine Art. He was one of four artists selected to represent the four major geographical areas of Texas in the Texas Biennial. Free. The Meadows Museum of Art, located at Centenary College of Louisiana, 2911 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mondays; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesdays; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesdays; noon-4 p.m, Thursdays; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fridays; noon- 4 p.m. Sundays. Call 869-5040 or visit www.centenary.edu/meadows.

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. Shreve Memorial Library, Broadmoor Branch, 1212 Captain Shreve Drive, Shreveport.

| 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. Ambush, Feb. 17, 18; Side FX, Feb. 24, 25. Fat Tuesday Drink Specials, Feb. 28. Get your Mardi Gras party going with $3 hurricanes, $2 drafts and $12 pitchers. Happy hour Friday-Sunday, 5-7 p.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.

BEARS ON FAIRFIELD: 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. Erotica Poety Slam, Dallas vs. Shreveport, Feb. 25. Tickets $10; 21 and up at Artipsy. 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: Alter Ego, 8 p.m., Feb. 15; Big Daddy, 8 p.m., Feb. 16; Identify Thief, 8:30 p.m., Feb. 17; DJ Enferno, 10:30 p.m., Feb. 18; Total Choice, 8 p.m., Feb. 22; Vegas Stars, 8:30 p.m., Feb. 24; DJ Dynamix, 10:30 p.m., Feb. 25. 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: 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 Friday and Saturday from 3:30-10 p.m.with tours starting at 3:30 both days. Ask about hosting your event at the tap room. Books and Brews, which is an open forum book club, takes place on the fourth Friday of the month. 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. 639 E. Kings Highway, Shreveport. 861-2151.

LEGENDS THEATRE: Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers, March 4; Sinbad, April 4. 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, AJ and the Two Tone Blues Band, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., Feb. 25 . 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: Cowboy Mouth, 10 p.m., Feb. 24. Tickets start at $15. Chubby Checker, March 18. Tickets start at $25. Wayne Toups, 8 p.m. April 29. Tickets start at $20. 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489. (Also see MUSIC/COMEDY.)

RIVERDOME: Jennifer Nettles, 8 p.m., Feb. 25; Aaron Lewis, 8 p.m., March 3; The Price is Right, Live Stage Show, 5 p.m., 8 p.m., March 11. Horseshoe Bossier City Hotel and Casino, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. 800-895-0711.

SAM’S TOWN LIVE ENTERTAINMENT: Free entertainment all month long. Mustang Sally, 7-11 p.m., Feb. 16; 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., Feb. 17, 18; Parker James, 6-9:30 p.m., Feb. 17, 18, 7-11 p.m., Feb. 19; Professor Pork Chop and the Dishes, 7-11 p.m., Feb. 23; Greg Martinez, 6-9:30 p.m., Feb. 24, 25; Jam Boxx, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., Feb. 24, 25. 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: The Hollow Decks, 9:30 p.m., Feb. 18; The Kings of Pleasure, 9:30 p.m., Feb. 24. 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. Gates open at 7 p.m. unless stated otherwise. 1201 Dixie Overland Road, Bossier City. 752- 3633. Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com.

STRANGE BREW: The Wall Chargers, 8 p.m., Feb. 25. 235 Wall St., Shreveport. 222-2337.

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 Jimmy Wooten Band, Feb. 15, 23; Robert Duncan Band, Feb. 16; Morgan Smith Band, Feb. 17; Keith Horton Band, Feb. 18; Jeff Childress, Feb. 21; Professor Porkchop Band, Feb. 22; The Pack, Feb. 24; Christina Langston Band, Feb. 25. 6123 Line Ave., Shreveport. 869-3243.

WHAT’S ON TAP: Happy hour daily 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 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 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 FEB. 15: SESAME STREET LIVE: ELMO MAKES MAGIC, When the new music teacher’s instruments go missing, Elmo and friends come to the rescue and discover instruments they never knew existed. $20-$68. 6:30 p.m., Feb. 14; 10:30 a.m., 6:30 p.m., Feb. 15. CenturyLink Center, 2000 CenturyLink Center Drive, Bossier City. Visit www.ticketmaster.com or call 747-2501.

FEB. 17: FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE, with special guests Dustin Lynch and Chris Lane. $29.75-$75. 7 p.m. CenturyLink Center, 2000 CenturyLink Center Drive, Bossier City. Visit www.ticketmaster.com or call 747-2501.

FEB. 17: LILLIAN AXE, Best known for songs such as “Show a Little Love” and “True Believer, ” this show pays tribute to all military personnel. $20, advance general admission; $60 VIP. 6:30 p.m., doors open; 7:30 p.m., show starts. Visit www.outhousetickets.com.

FEB. 18: FESTIVAL OF LAUGHS, featuring Mike Epps, Sommore, Bruce Bruce, Arnez J. 8 p.m. CenturyLink Center, 2000 CenturyLink Center Drive, Bossier City. Visit www.centurylinkcenter.com.

FEB. 18: YES, This show features the 1980 album “Drama” performed in its entirety, sides one and four of the 1973 double album “Tales from Topographic Oceans” and selections of the band’s greatest hits. $45, $55, $65. The Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport. Visit www. thestrandtheatre.com or call 226-8555.

FEB. 24: COWBOY MOUTH, New Orleans-based band known for fusing alternative rock with roots rock and jam band influences. Tickets start at $15. 10 p.m. Paradise Theater, Margaritaville Resort Casino, 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. Visit www.ticketmaster.com.

FEB. 25: 27TH ANNUAL “CELEBRATION OF SPIRITUALS,” featuring 10 choirs from across the state. Free. 3 p.m. Galilee Baptist Church, 1500 Pierre Ave., Shreveport. Call 636-0598.

FEB. 25: JENNIFER NETTLES, Grammy Award-winning country superstar will perform her hits “Unlove You, ” “That Girl,” “Me Without You, ” and much more. Must be 21 years of age or older. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m.

Riverdome at Horseshoe Bossier City Hotel and Casino, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.ticketmaster.com.

MARCH 4: 2017 WINTER JAM, Christian music’s largest annual tour comes to Bossier City. $10. 6 p.m. CenturyLink Center, 2000 CenturyLink Center Drive, Bossier City. Visit www.jamtour.com or call 747-2501.

MARCH 10: STEVIE NICKS, This legendary artist makes a stop in Bossier City on her “24 Karat Gold Tour” with special guests, The Pretenders. $49-$150. 7 p.m. CenturyLink Center, 2000 CenturyLink Center Drive, Bossier City. Visit www.ticketmaster.com or call 747-2501.

MARCH 12: MIRANDA LAMBERT, This country music star makes a stop in Bossier City on her Highway Vagabond tour. $39.75-$54.75. 7 p.m. CenturyLink Center, 2000 CenturyLink Center Drive, Bossier City. Visit www. ticketmaster.com or call 747-2501.

MARCH 18: CHUBBY CHECKER, legendary “The Twist” singer who revolutionized popular culture and the music business forever. Tickets start at $25. 8 p.m. Paradise Theater, Margaritaville Resort Casino, 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. Visit www.ticketmaster.com.

MARCH 31: BIG BAD VOODOO DADDY, $15. 8 p.m. Paradise Theater, Margaritaville Resort Casino, 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. Visit www.ticketmaster.com.

APRIL 8: DWIGHT YOAKAM, country music star and critically acclaimed actor. 8 p.m. Paradise Theater, Margaritaville Resort Casino, 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. Visit www.ticketmaster.com.

APRIL 29: WAYNE TOUPS, Louisiana music legend, Wayne Toups has been dubbed “The Cajun Springsteen” and known for his Zydecajun music sung in both English and Cajun. Tickets start at $20. 8 p.m. Paradise Theater, Margaritaville Resort Casino, 777 Margartitaville Way, Bossier City. Visit www. ticketmaster.com.

MAY 11: ALICE COOPER, Reserved seating, $45, $55, $65. 7:30 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.ticketmaster.com.

MAY 12: OUTCRY: This troupe, which champions, represents and promotes the Bride of Christ, will highlight the creativity, heart and mission of the local church. Featuring a unique combination of artists and worship leaders including Jesus Culture, Elevation Worship, Lauren Daigle, Steven Furtick and Levi Lusko. CenturyLink Center, 2000 CenturyLink Center Drive, Bossier City. Visit www.outcrytour.com.

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

| THEATER APRIL 2: OPEN AUDITIONS, for "Thoroughly Modern Millie. "All roles are available, and no roles have been precast. Bring sheet music and be prepared to sing (songs from Millie are not acceptable). Open to ages 16 and older. 4:30 p.m. at Shreveport Little Theatre, 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport. Call 424-4439.

MARCH 4: 42ND STREET, This quintessential music comedy classic is the song and dance fable of an American dream story of a young woman who becomes a Broadway star. $72.50, $59.50, $42.50. 8 p.m. The Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.thestrandtheatre.com or call 226-8555.

MARCH 18: THE BLACK JACKET SYMPHONY PRESENTS MICHAEL JACKSON’S “THRILLER,” This iconic album is brought to life in this unique concert experience with hand-picked musicians specially selected for this performance. $72.50, $59.50, $42.50. 8 p.m. The Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.thestrandtheatre.com or call 226-8555.

MARCH 9-12, 16-19: THE GAME’S AFOOT, The danger and hilarity are non-stop in this glittering Sherlock Holmes whodunit set during the Christmas holidays. $12. 7:30 p.m.; 2 p.m. on Sundays. Bossier Parish Community College, Building C, 6220 East Texas Street, Bossier City. Call 678-6021.

MARCH 19: DRUMLINE LIVE., brings black marching band tradition to the theatrical stage. Reserved seating. $29, $30, $49. 7 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www. ticketmaster.com.

BLACK HISTORY MONTH FEB. 16: “CELEBRATING AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY,” 10 a.m. A.B. Palmer, Community Center, 547 E. 79th St., Shreveport. Call 673-5336 FEB. 17: BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM, 11 a.m. Querbes Park Community Center, 3500 Beverly, Shreveport. Call 673-7816.

FEB. 22: “THE CELEBRATION OF BLACK HISTORY,” featuring Dr. Brenda Richardson and Dance Like David Discipleship Ministries. 11:30 a.m. Bilberry Park Community Center, 1902 Alabama, Shreveport. Call 673-5345.

FEB. 23: BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM, to share the struggles and successes of African-Americans through song and spoken word. 10 a.m. Chris Hays Community Center, 4300 Illinois, Shreveport. Call 673-7814.

FEB. 23: BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM, celebrating the past, present and future of Black American people. 10:30 a.m. David Raines Community Center, 2920 Round Grove, Shreveport. Call 673-5342.

FEB. 23: “THE CRISIS IN BLACK EDUCATION,” 3 p.m., Hollywood Heights Community Center, 4815 McDaniel, Shreveport. Call 673-7811.

FEB. 24: “REFLECTIONS OF AFRICAN AMERICAN MEMORIES,” 10 a.m. Airport Park Community Center, 6500 Kennedy, Shreveport. Call 673-7803.

| SPECIAL EVENTS FEB. 16: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF OPERA DINNER, an evening of fine wine, exquisite cuisine and thrilling opera! Enjoy great music as you meet and principal artists of "Fiddler on the Roof." $80. 6:30 p.m The Shreveport Club, 410 Travis Street, Shreveport. Call 227-9503 or visit www. shreveportopera.org.

FEB. 18: UNMASKED PRAISE TOUR, LKM and friends have come together to celebrate the new release of Lady Katrina single release "No Limit" and also to give back to her home town and parish. Come out and let's celebrate with her as she moves forward in the assignment ordained by God. 6-10 p.m. Temple of Vision Ministry Baptist Church, 226 Oregon Ave., Shreveport. Call 221-8203.

FEB. 18: EVENING OF ECLECTIC PERFORMANCES, Support the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse Irene Ryan nominees as they perform scenes and monologues. An open mic night will begin after the performances. $2. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Marjorie Lyons Playhouse, 2700 Woodlawn Ave., Shreveport. Call 869-5242.

FEB. 18: LEARN TO PLAY ICE HOCKEY, This Learn To Play program teaches much more than the basics and the game of hockey, it also teaches responsibility, respect and teamwork. Heath-to-toe equipment is included and a 6-8 weeks of instruction. Children 4 to 8 years old who are new to hockey, or did Try Hockey For Free, or participated in our Learn to Skate and Learn to Play classes are eligible. You are not eligible if you are or have played in our or another league. $85. 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. George’s Pond, 3207 Pershing Blvd., Shreveport. Visit https://learntoplay.nhl.com/stars.

FEB. 18: FINANCIAL PLANNING BASICS, The Broadmoor Branch, Shreve Memorial Library is partnering with Pinnacle Asset Management Group, LLC to offer free financial workshops throughout the year. This one will cover the basics on how to be organized with your money. Free. Broadmoor Branch, Shreve Memorial Library, 1212 Captain Shreve Dr., Shreveport. Call 869-0120.

FEB 19-MARCH 11: DILLARD’S VINTAGE HANDBAG EVENT, Dillard’s in Mall St. Vincent will has an exclusive showroom with over 130 vintage designed handbags for purchase. Dillard’s, 1133 St. Vincent Ave., Shreveport. Call 226-9565.

FEB.19: LOVE YOUR LOUISIANA: SICILIAN HISTORY IN SHREVEPORT, Interested in hearing about the Sicilian side of Shreveport history? Hear four families swap stories and share with us their proud Sicilian heritage centered around Shreveport. Panel will include Joe Fertitta, Vita Gregorio, (another!) Joe Fertitta and Lynn Mandina. Free but must be 21 years old to attend. 5-7 p.m. Red River Brewing Company, 1200 Marshall St., Shreveport. Call 317-4110.

FEB. 19: “IT’S WHAT WE EAT” COOKING CLASS AND LUNCH, Us Up North™ Food Tours, Tastings and Demonstrations hosts this event featuring the preparation from the Official Meal of North Louisiana taught by Chef Hardette. $30. 11:30 a.m. The Woman’s Department Club, 802 Margaret Place, Shreveport. Visit www.FoodToursLouisiana.com.

FEB. 24: MEMORIES IN THE MOONLIGHT AND MASQUERADE BALL: Margaritaville Resort Casino and Tia’s Hope, a foundation dedicated to providing special memories for children spending part of their childhoods in hospitals, host this annual event for all children with special needs. The public is asked to donate new or gently use cocktail and formal dresses for the girls by Feb. 9. Free, but attendees must register. 6 p.m. El Karubah Shriners Temple. 6320 S. Lakeshore Drive, Shreveport. Visit www.eventbrite.com to register.

FEB. 25: THE CRISIS IN BLACK EDUCATION, Join us for our Black History Month program with Caddo Parish Educator Mr. Daryl Gates. All are welcome to attend the event in honor of Black History Month. Free. 12-1 p.m. Mooretown Branch Library, 4360 Hollywood Ave., Shreveport. Call 636-5524.

FEB. 25: EMBROIDERY WORKSHOP, Join the group for an Anita Goodesign Project (wave placemats) where you will learn folded fabric, curved bindings and tiling in the hoop. Pattern fee $29.95. Reservation required. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Shreveport Sewing Center, 645 Bert Kouns Ind. Loop, Shreveport. Call 688-2402.

FEB. 25: LADIES SPA DAY & FASHION SHOWCASE, Attendees will experience six exclusive packages that will rejuvenate the mind, body and spirit. Services will be offered by local licensed stylists, estheticians, massage therapists, nail technicians and makeup artists. In addition a raffle for a weekend getaway to New Orleans is included! $15, general admission; $25 VIP admission; $20 at the door. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Contagious Curves, 2601 Mackey Lane, Shreveport. Visit www.eventbrite.com.

FEB. 25: THE ROBBYS, Join The Robinson Film Center on Oscar weekend to celebrate the cinema of Louisiana at this red carpet party with food, music, dancing and auction items from your favorite Louisiana movies. $150. 7 p.m. Robinson Film Center, 617 Texas Street, Shreveport. Visit www. robinsonfilmcenter.org.

FEB. 28: MINI MED SCHOOL, LSU Health Shreveport will open its doors to the community at Mini Med School, with a four-week program that will feature health topics and hands-on activities and demonstrations. $40 for first-time participants that includes a lab coat. $20 for returning alums. Open to ages 21 and up. Call 675-8789 or visit www. lsuhsfoundation.org.

MARCH 4: GEEK FAIR, a full day of arts, crafts, music, games and more! Shop the amazing handmade goods and artistic creations of your friends and neighbors. Enjoy the outstanding panels. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Centenary Fitness Center, 2911 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport. Call 869-5060.

MARCH 4: ARTINI, Support the Bossier Arts Council with this one-ofa-kind fund-raiser with food, music, and 16 local bars and restaurants craft custom drinks to compete for your vote. $65. 7-11 p.m. 601 Spring Street, Shreveport. Visit www.bossierarts.org.

MARCH 11: ARKLATEX GENEALOGICAL ASSOCIATION MONTHLY MEETING, Mike and Mark Mangham, Twin Blends Photography, will present "Capturing History from the Ground and the Air," and genealogist Sonja Webb will discuss "Chronicling America.” Free. 1-3 p.m.

Randle T. Moore Center, 3101 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport. Call 746-1851.

MARCH 17: PATTY IN THE PLAZA, Join all of your favorite Townsquare Media personalities for this annual St. Patrick’s Day event with food and cold drinks. $15 in advance; $20 at the gate; kids 6-12 $5 in advance; $20 at the gate. Kids 5 and under free. 5-11 p.m. Festival Plaza, 101 Crockett Street, Shreveport. Visit www. eventbrite.com for tickets.

MARCH 17: 2017 FINIAN’S RAINBOW, is a fund-raiser for Shreveport Little Theatre featuring Wendy Harper’s decorating.

Over 50 merchants will debut in a Magical Silent Auction. Seated dinner and Irish drinking. All are invited to wear their lucky green. $100-$250. 6:30 p.m. Woman’s Department Club, 802 Margaret Place, Shreveport. Call 865-7971.

MARCH 18: HEELS UP HALF-MARATHON AND RELAY, the competitive race that benefits The Hub Urban Ministries. Halfmarathon, $65; half-marathon and two-person relay, $80; non-racer, $35. 7:30 a.m. Greenleaf Park, Provenance, 1968 Bridgewater Ave., Shreveport. Visit www. heelsuprace.com.

MARCH 31-APRIL 1: ANTIQUES AND KEEPSAKE FAIRE, with vendors, antique dealers, antiques, crystal, China, kitchen wares, jewelry, linens, books and much more. Free. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Women’s Department Club, 802 Margaret Place, Shreveport. Call 222-4186.

APRIL 7: SHREVEPUNK, a fashion and art show melding steampunk and Shreveport history. $25. 7 p.m. 601 Spring St., Shreveport. Call 268-3011.

APRIL 22: CHOCOLATE AND CHAMPAGNE AFFAIR, Shreveport’s finest will enjoy an evening of decadence and indulgence at this after-dinner event with music, dancing, live and silent auction, and chocolate delicacies with champagne, all to support Easterseals Louisiana. Tickets go on sale March 1. 7 p.m. DiamondJack’s Casino & Hotel, 711 Diamond Jack’s Blvd., Bossier City.

MAY 6-7: LE TOUR DES JARDINS, Northwest Louisiana Master Gardeners present this annual spring garden tour through seven private gardens. $10 in advance; $15 day of at any garden on the tour. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday; 1-5 p.m., Sunday. Call 698-0010.

| CASINO PROMOS DIAMONDJACKS CASINO & RESORT: 711 Diamondjacks Blvd., Bossier City. 678-7777. New Members receive up to a $100 refund in the mail. Mail offer based on play. See Rewards Club for details. Restrictions apply. Happy Birthday. Come in on your birthday, swipe your Rewards Club card and receive a present from us. 100K Cupid’s Cash Bash. Win up to $100,000 cash, slot play and prizes daily. Free daily play from 12- 6 p.m. Cash drawing every Friday from 7-10 p.m. 10X Entries every Monday and Thursdays toward weekend drawings. Ends Feb. 28. 75K Trucks and Bucks Giveaway. Win a 2017 Ford F-150 at 11 p.m. on Feb. 25. JackPlay drawings from 7-10 p.m. every Saturday. Truck qualifiers chosen at 11 p.m. every Saturday in February. 10X drawing entries on Mondays Thursdays. Ends Feb. 26. Slot Point Multiplier is every Sunday in February with 10X Chairman, 5X Platinum, 3X Gold, 2X Silver. Based on new card level, enjoy the perks all month and get quicker rewards. Mardi Gras Mambo Tuesdays with guaranteed winner with every play from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Win up to $1, 000 cash. Lots of cash, slot play, prizes and more. Enroll at MACK with 10 slot points. Up to 3 swipes per day. Ends Feb. 27. Hot Seat is from 5-7 p.m. every Wednesday in February. Win $100 JackPlay or Promo Chips. Five winners every hour. Double prizes for Chairman. President’s Day Points Party is at 4 p.m. on Feb. 20. Win $10, $20 or $100 in points. Enroll at MACK. Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Beads is at 4 p.m. on Feb. 28. Get free Mardi Gras beads.

LEGENDS BUFFET SPECIALS: Seafood Buffet Friday and Saturday night $21.99 all you can eat seafood buffet with Rewards Club card. Salute to our Troops every day with 25 percent off. 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. $200, 000 Land Rover Giveaway. Adventures will abound all month long as we give you four chances to win a brand new 2017 Land Rover Evoque—the perfect balance of innovation, luxury and excitement. Play all month long to earn entries.Drawings will be held every Saturday from 6-10:45 p.m. Every Saturday, one winner will drive off for adventure in a brand new 2017 Land Rover Evoque. Ends 10:45 p.m., Feb. 26. $20, 000 “Firestorm” Tablet Giveaway. We are turning the heat up this month with the all-new Amazon Fire HD10 tablet featuring blazing fast Wi-Fi connectivity and the hottest entertainment options. Play all month long to earn entries. Drawings will be held every Friday from 7- 11:15 p.m. Each week, up to 18 guests will win an Amazon Fire Tablet. Ends at 11:15 p.m., Feb. 24.

HARRAH’S LOUISIANA DOWNS: 8000 E. Texas St., Bossier City. 742-5555.

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.

February Car Drawing with a chance to win 2017 Jaguar now through 9:15 p.m., Feb. 25. All Total Rewards members will receive one free daily entry into the drawing and can also earn additional entries for every 25 Tier Credits earned from through Feb. 25. All guests will receive 10X entries for every 25 Tier Credits earned on select Sundays and Tuesdays throughout February at Horseshoe Bossier City. No swiping until Saturday, Feb. 25; activation: 5-9:30 p.m. At 10 p.m., five winners will be drawn. Two will win $1, 500 in Free Slot Play, two will win $1, 000 in Free Slot Play and one lucky winner will win a 2017 F-Type Jaguar convertible. Must be 21 years of age or older to participate. See Total Rewards® for details.

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. February Promotions: Mardi Gras Bead Toss T-Shirt Giveaway are from 6-10 p.m. Fridays in February guests who earn 500 points can swipe their B Connected card at any promotional kiosk, print a ticket and claim a free Mardi Gras T-shirt at the B Connected desk. Wear your T-shirt on Saturdays, and if your name is called, you will automatically win $100 in Slot Dollars. Mardi Gras Bead Toss Drawing is from 3-10 p.m. Saturdays in February. Every hour, three lucky guests will be selected to toss Mardi Gras beads for a chance to win up to $5, 000 in cash. All B Connected card holders receive one free entry. Receive additional entries for every 100 points earned on the day of the event. Deposit your entries either by playing the hour before the drawing or swiping at any kiosk. Sam’s Town Lucky Scratch-Off Lotto is from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sundays in February. Win Louisiana Lottery Scratch-Off tickets. Earn points for the chance to win scratch-off tickets, with prizes triggered at 500, 1, 000, 1, 500, 2, 000 and 4, 000 points. Guests can swipe their B Connected card at any kiosk, then print and redeem their voucher at the B Connected desk for lotto tickets. Coffee and Donuts Slot Tournament are Mondays in February. Guests 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. Enjoy free coffee and donuts at registration. Lucky Wheel is from noon-6 p.m. Tuesdays in February. Every hour, three lucky guests will be selected to spin the prize wheel for a chance to win up to $1, 000 Slot Dollars. Guests can earn additional entries for every 100 points earned on promotional days, and all B Connected members automatically receive one free entry. Deposit your entries at a kiosk or by playing the hour before the drawing. Young at Heart 50+ Brunch and Win Slot Tournament are Wednesdays in February. Guests 50 years old or better can play in the weekly tournament for a chance to win the top prize of $125 in Slot Dollars. Registration begins at 9 a.m. each Wednesday and the tournament starts at 10 a.m. Registration includes a $6.99 brunch buffet good from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. See B Connected for more details. Valid during posted hours of operation. Free Buffet for Slot Play is from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., Feb. 22. Guests who earn 100 points by playing their favorite slots on Feb. 22 can swipe their B Connected card at any kiosk to print a voucher for a free dinner buffet. One buffet per player. Free Mardi Gras Beads is from noon to 8 p.m. Feb. 28. Stop by the B Connected desk on to pick up your free Mardi Gras beads. Available while supplies last.

MARGARITAVILLE CASINO AND RESORT: 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489. www.margaritavillebossiercity.com. Margaritaville Millions is every day in February with over $3 million in prizes awarded. Free swipe daily, instant prizes and two free plays every Wednesday. Ends Feb. 28. Play ‘N’ Get King Cake Vodka Monday - Thursday in February. Earn 300 base points on any one day Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday in February and receive your complimentary bottle of King Cake Vodka at the retail store while supplies last. See the Players Club for details. Ends Feb. 28. $30, 000 Tic Tac Teaux Giveaway is Feb. 24, 25. Win up to $5, 000 in bonus play. Activation at 6 p.m. and drawings from 7-10:50 p.m. Final Play Off is 11:30 p.m. All guests receive one free entry and will receive one entry for every 25 points earned or by playing Margaritaville Millions. If your name is drawn, play your way to winning up to $5, 000 in bonus play. $50, 000 Mercedes Benz Giveaway is Feb. 19. Win a 2017 Mercedes Benz. Activation at 2 p.m.; drawings from 2:30- 6 p.m. at the Promotions and Events Stage. Mercedes Giveaway at 7 p.m. inside of the Paradise Theater. Earn one for entry and additional entries for every 50 points earned Feb. 1-19. Multipliers: Monday 5x, Tuesday 4x, Wednesday 3x, Thursdays 2x. **30 Qualifiers will be drawn for participation. 15 of the qualifiers will be drawn Feb. 18 from an invitation only event. The remaining 15 qualifiers will be drawn on Feb. 19 via electronic drum draw. See Player's Club for official rules. 2X Play Wednesdays in February. Receive two free game plays on Wednesdays only. Ends Feb. 22. Beach Bum Club is Tuesdays in February. Breakfast for Guests age 50+ only from 7 -10:30 a.m. $5.99 Breakfast at World Tour Buffet for Lunch – Guests age 50+ only.

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