TALK OF THE TOWN
| ART/EXHIBITS THROUGH NOV. 22: “PORTRAITS OF ‘THE OTHERS’” Artist Nathan Madris created a painting series that investigates our perception of “the other” and “otherness.” 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday; 12-4 p.m., Thursday; 10 a.m. to noon, Friday; 12-4 p.m., Sunday. Meadows Museum of Art, 2911 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport. Visit www.centenary.edu/meadows.
THROUGH NOV. 30: EMERGING ARTIST GALLERY WITH SUZY NELSON. This artist creates art inspired by objects that attract her interest by color, texture, design or value. Her use of color and various materials make her images come to life by providing depth and movement in each piece. Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Call 741-8310 or visit www.bossierarts.org.
THROUGH NOV. 30: HUMAN BEINGS AND BEING HUMAN: A SELF-PORTRAITURE SHOW. Featuring artworks from a variety of local artists. Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.bossierarts.org.
THROUGH NOV. 30: SAM RIGLING EXHIBITION. Shreveport
artist Sam Rigling is a self-taught artist, and his paintings often
depict bar scenes, conversation or parties. Shreveport Regional Arts
Council, 801 Crockett St., Shreveport. Visit www.shrevearts.org.
THROUGH JAN. 5: THE LOUISIANA SOCIETY OF ANIMAL ARTISTS EXHIBIT. Features local artists and small-scaled works with a variety of mixed media and artworks on canvas and paper in oil, acrylic, watercolor and pastel that represent the animal world in a natural environment. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport. Visit www.laexhitbitmuseum.org.
THROUGH JAN. 14: WILLIAM SCARLATO’S “NEVER THE SAME MOMENT.” This retrospective exhibition highlights Scarlato’s diverse artistic interests, mediums and influences. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday; 12-4 p.m., Thursday; 10 a.m. to noon, Friday; 12-4 p.m., Sunday. Meadows Museum of Art, 2911 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport. Visit www.centenary.edu/meadows.
NOV. 8: WAM: FEATURING JONO GOODMAN. This quarterly event features local artist Jono Goodman, wine tastings, food pairings and live music from Twang Darkly. 5:30-8 p.m. $25. 1800 Prime, Boomtown Casino and Hotel, 300 Riverside Drive, Bossier City. Visit www.bossierarts.org.
NOV. 9: ART ON-LINE. Original oil and acrylic paintings by the studio artists of Dave Ivey. 6-8 p.m. 1400 Line Ave. E-mail dig@ daveivey.com.
NOV. 10: “UNREST.” A photography exhibition by Ransom Ashley with music by Ansley and Chris Rimmer, A.J. Haynes and Ian Quiet. 7-10 p.m. Minicine?, 846 Texas Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.ransonashley.com.
NOV. 11-DEC. 7: THE HOOVER WATERCOLOR MEMBERSHIP SHOW. Reception
and awards presentation is from 2-4 p.m. in the meeting room at Shreve
Memorial Library, 1212 Captain Shreve Drive, Shreveport.
NOV. 16-JAN. 6: HOLIDAZE. The
Shreveport Regional Arts Council will be spreading cheer across three
full floors of artspace this holiday season with a gallery of juried
fine art by Northwest Louisiana artists for sale in the downstairs
MainSpace; an enormous Christmas Bazaar, where artists and nonprofits
will be selling their specialties in the Funatorium on the lower level;
and a Winter Wonderland designed by William Joyce, where you can host
your holiday parties in CoolSpace on the top floor. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
Tuesday through Friday; noon to 5 p.m., Saturday. artspace, 708 Texas
Street, Shreveport. Visit www.artspaceshreveport.com.
DEC. 1-JAN. 31: BOSSIER PARISH STUDENT ART SHOW “EMERGING EXPRESSION.” Featuring Bossier Parish’s elementary, middle and high school students' work. Opening reception is 6-8 p.m., Dec. 5. Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.bossierarts.org.
DEC. 3-9: LOUISIANA’S SHOP LOCAL ARTIST WEEK. In conjunction with a statewide effort to promote Louisiana's local art and artists, the Shreveport Regional Arts Council will fill artspace with the work of local artists of all forms as a part of the HoliDaze artspace exhibition to encourage shoppers to consider local art for their holiday gift giving. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Friday; noon to 5 p.m., Saturday. artspace, 708 Texas Street, Shreveport. Visit www.artspaceshreveport.com.
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; Zeke Steadman and Stan Hoffman, Saturdays. 2151 Airline Drive, Bossier City.
AGAVE: Friday and Saturday night live entertainment. On stage from 10 p.m.-1 a.m.
Katalyst, Nov. 10, 11; Betty Lewis, Nov. 17, 18; Legato Stone, Nov. 24, 25. No cover. Happy hour Friday and Saturday, 5 to 7 p.m. 2-for-1 well, wine & draft. Diamond Jacks Casino & Resort, 711 Diamondjacks Blvd., Bossier City. 678-7777.
ARTIPSY WINE AND ARTS BAR: Last Friday of every month from 8-11 p.m. For “Hot Topic” comedy series; $10 presale; $15 at the door.
All events are for those 21 years and older. 450 Clyde Fant Memorial Pkwy., Ste. 600, Shreveport.
AURA ULTRA LOUNGE: 205 Texas St., Shreveport. 272-1643.
THE BAR CHORD: 4-11 p.m. 5815 Youree Drive. Visit www.thebarchord.com.
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 Saturday night is poems and songs that pairs poems with smooth
backing music from 7:30 to midnight. 450 Clyde Fant Memorial Parkway,
Ste. 700, Shreveport. 734-9766.
BRASS MONKEY: Shows start at 9 p.m. 3104 Youree Drive, Shreveport. 318-230-6863.
CANTINA BAR AT BOOMTOWN: 5 Star Karaoke Plus, 7-11 p.m., every Wednesday; 300 Riverside Drive, Bossier City, La. 318-746-0711.
CELEBRITY LOUNGE: 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. CHIANTI: Winston Hall and Chris Allen 6-9 p.m. every Sunday night in the Green Room. 6535 Line Ave., Shreveport. 868-8866.
COVE ON CROSS LAKE: 11:30 a.m. to close Monday through Saturday. 1612 Dilg League Drive (off Lakeshore), Shreveport. 635-0262.
CRYSTAL STAIRS: 601 Texas Street, Shreveport. 424-8783.
EL POTRILLO MEXICAN RESTAURANT: Wayne’s FM Karaoke, 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays. 6614 Youree Drive, Shreveport.
END ZONE SPORTS BAR: 1
p.m. to 2 a.m., Monday through Saturday. Happy hour daily from 1-8 p.m.
Shuffleboard and pool table. 2216 Benton Road, Bossier City. Call
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 p.m. 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.,
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. 17; Betty Lewis, Nov. 10. 639 E. Kings Highway, Shreveport. 861-2151.
LEGENDS THEATRE: Four Tops, 8 p.m., Nov. 18. 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.-2 a.m. Weeknight shows start at 8 p.m. Every Tuesday, Crystal Thomas & The Dons Jam. On Wednesdays, Joe Nadeau's Blues Jam. Dirty Redd's Open Jam Session featuring area artists playing all-around good music every Thursday. 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: Travis
Tritt, 8 p.m., Dec. 2. Tickets start at $55. Starship featuring Mickey
Thomas, 8 p.m., Dec. 30. Tickets start at $35. Ricky Skaggs, 8 p.m.,
Jan. 20. Tickets start at $35. 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489. (Also see MUSIC/COMEDY.)
Nelson & Family, 8 p.m., Nov. 18. Tickets start at $64. Jamey
Johnson, 8 p.m., Nov. 25. Tickets start at $64. Gladys Knight, 8 p.m.,
Dec. 16. Tickets start at $42. Horseshoe Bossier City Hotel and Casino,
711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. 800-895-0711.
SAM'S TAVERN: 5-Star
Karaoke Plus every Friday and Saturday starting at 8 p.m. until.
Located at 3816 E. Texas Street in Bossier City. 318-658-9804.
SAM’S TOWN LIVE ENTERTAINMENT: Free entertainment all month long. Gregg Martinez, Nov. 10, 11; Chubby Charrier, Nov. 10,11; Robin Beach and 4 Score, Nov. 9; Time Machine, Nov. 16, 17; Mayday By Midnight, Nov. 18; David Joel. Nov. 17, 18; Keith Horton, Nov. 22; Sweet Trouble, Nov. 23, 24, 25; Chicken on the Bone, Nov. 24, 25; Professor Porkchop and the Dirty Dishes, Nov. 30. 315 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 877-429-0711.
THE STAGE AT SILVER STAR: Live
entertainment. Gates open at 7 p.m. unless stated otherwise. Sammy
Kershaw, Nov. 17. $30. 1201 Dixie Overland Rd., Bossier City. 752-3633.
Tickets Available at www.outhousetickets.com.
STRANGE BREW: 235 Wall St., Shreveport. 222-2337.
SUPERIOR GRILL: Live
music from 6:30-10:30 p.m. What the Funk, Nov. 8, 17; Scram Wulfie
& Lefty, Nov. 9; Casey Martin Band, Nov. 10, 30; The Classifieds,
Nov. 11; Pseudo Boom, Nov. 15; Ryan Matthew Band, Nov. 16; Audubon
Place, Nov. 18; Professor Porkchop Band, Nov. 22; The Syndicate, Nov.
24; Pocket Change, Nov. 25; Jason Sepulvado (solo), Nov. 28; Jimmy
Wooten Band, Nov. 30. 6123 Line Ave., Shreveport. 869-3243.
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,
TIME OUT SPORTS BAR: 9064 Mansfield Road, Shreveport. 688-3247.
TIKI BAR: Live music featuring Darth Brooks, Nov. 25. 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.
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. Football every Saturday, Sunday and Monday. The ONS, Nov. 9; Smackwater, Nov. 10; 8 Track, Nov. 11; Pro Karaoke with Scott, Nov. 14, 21, 28; Darrin Morris Band, Nov. 16; Vernon Hinesley, Nov. 17; Flashback 5, Nov. 18; The Mix, Nov. 23; Eric Craig Band, Nov. 24; Southern Roots, Nov. 25; Austin Gilliam Band, Nov. 29, 30. Horseshoe Casino, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City.
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| MUSIC/COMEDY NOV. 11-12: PAW PATROL LIVE. X
barks the spot in the new Paw Patrol live tour, “The Great Pirate
Adventure.” $19- $55. 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at CenturyLink Center.
NOV. 17: SAMMY KERSHAW. Country music star Sammy Kershaw comes to Bossier City. $30. 8 p.m. The Stage at Silver Star, 1201 Dixie Overland Rd., Bossier City. Visit www.outhousetickets.com.
NOV. 18: WILLIE NELSON & FAMILY. Don’t miss this iconic musician. Tickets start at $64. 8 p.m. Riverdome at Horseshoe Bossier City Hotel and Casino, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.ticketmaster.com.
NOV. 25: JAMEY JOHNSON. This platinum-selling singer/songwriter is one of today’s most respected country music artists and no two shows are the same. Tickets start at $64. 8 p.m. Riverdome at Horseshoe Bossier City Hotel and Casino, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.ticketmaster.com.
NOV. 27: RUDOLPH, THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL! The
classic Christmas cartoon comes to life on stage. $29; $39; $49; $59.
Reserved seating. 7 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis
Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.ticketmaster.com.
NOV. 28: PEPPA PIG. A
brand new Peppa Pig live show, “Peppa Pig’s Surprise.” $34. 6 p.m.
Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport.
NOV. 30: BIG CHURCH NIGHT OUT! Featuring Newsboys, Sidewalk Prophets, 7eventh Time Down, Blanca and more. Groups of 10 or more get to free pre-order. $21 for groups of 10 and more; friends and family four-pack, $23 per ticket; single ticket, $28. Reserved seating. 7 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.bigchurchnightout.com.
DEC. 1: TANK AND LEELA JAMES. On
their Savage X The Soul Tour, these two artists will perform in
Shreveport fresh off of their new album releases. $29.50, $39.50,
$49.50. 8 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave.,
Shreveport. Visit www.ticketmaster.com.
DEC. 2: TRAVIS TRITT. Don’t
miss this country music star live in concert. Tickets start at $55. 8
p.m. Paradise Theater, Margaritaville Resort Casino, 777 Margaritaville
Way, Bossier City. Visit www.ticketmaster.com.
DEC. 7: “A GLORIOUS CHRISTMAS TOUR.” Featuring Casting Crowns and For King & Country. CenturyLink Center, 2000 CenturyLink Center Drive, Bossier City. Visit www.ticketmaster.com.
DEC. 10: XSCAPE: THE GREAT XSCAPE TOUR. This
group will return to the stage to perform all of their memorable hits
joined on tour by Monica and Tamar Braxton. $42.50 -$168. 7 p.m.
CenturyLink Center, 2000 CenturyLink Drive, Bossier City. Visit www.ticketmaster.com.
DEC. 16: GLADYS KNIGHT. Don’t
miss a chance to see this seven-time Grammy winner. Tickets start at
$42. 8 p.m. Riverdome at Horseshoe Bossier City Hotel and Casino, 711
Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.ticketmaster.com.
DEC. 20-21: SESAME STREET LIVE! LET’S PARTY! This
live Sesame Street show is fun for kids of all ages. $18-$63. 6 p.m.,
Dec. 20; 2 p.m., 6 p.m., Dec. 21. CenturyLink Center, 2000 CenturyLink
Drive, Bossier City. Visit www.ticketmaster.com.
ONGOING: SHREVEPORT HOUSE CONCERT SERIES: Shows begin at 7 p.m. 508 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport. 670-3567. Go to www.shreveporthouseconcerts.org
| THEATER NOV. 8-12: CURTAINS. Broadway’s
great big musical comedy whodunit. 7:30 p.m., Nov. 8-11; 2 p.m., Nov.
11; 3 p.m., Nov. 12. $22, adults; $20, seniors; $18, students. Emmett
Hook Center, 550 Common St., Shreveport. Call 218-9978.
NOV. 9-19: “THE WOLVES.” The play follows nine members of a high school indoor soccer team as they warm up before several big matches throughout the season.The Pulitzer Prize-nominated script skillfully renders real-time group conversation in the distinctive patois of adolescent girls, spanning topics as varied as refugee camps, bird watching, and the Khmer Rouge. $15, general admission; $10, senior and military; free for elementary, high school and Centenary students.7:30 p.m., Nov. 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18; 2 p.m., Nov. 12, 19. Marjorie Lyons Playhouse, 2700 Woodlawn Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.centenary.edu/mlptickets.
NOV. 11: A SALUTE TO JOHN WILLIAMS. The
Shreveport Symphony Orchestra performs music by America’s greatest
living composer for film with music from "Star Wars," "E.T., " Jaws,"
"Indiana Jones," "Harry Potter" and more. $22-$66; $12, students. 7:30
p.m. RiverView Theater, 600 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportsymphony.com.
NOV. 17-19: WILLY WONKA JR. The
acclaimed children’s theatre group will bring to life on stage Roald
Dahl’s beloved story of the world famous candy man and his quest to find
an heir. $20. 7 p.m. Nov. 17; 2 p.m., Nov. 18, 19. Emmett Hook Center,
550 Common St., Shreveport. Visit www.acttickets.info or call 212-2822.
NOV. 30-DEC. 3: ELF THE MUSICAL JR. This
musical finds Buddy and his adventure in New York City to find his
birth father. $15. 7 p.m., Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 2; 2 p.m., Dec. 2; 3 p.m.,
Dec. 3. Engine Room at Artstation, 801 Crockett St., Shreveport. Call
DEC. 7: RUSSIAN GRAND BALLET PRESENTS THE NUTCRACKER. The
timeless holiday ballet featuring the Russian Grand Ballet dancers. 7
p.m. 425, $35, $40, $50, $65, $85. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705
Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.livenation.com.
DEC. 9-10: THE NUTCRACKER – 40TH ANNIVERSARY. Celebrate
the 40th anniversary of “The Nutcracker" as Shreveport Metropolitan
Ballet and the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra bring this holiday classic
to life. 6:30 p.m., Dec. 9; 3 p.m., Dec. 10. $15-$45. Riverview Theater,
6000 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmetroballet.org or call 221-8500.
| SPECIAL EVENTS EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY: THE HISTORIC OLGILVIE-WIENER HOME. Come
take a step back in time and visit this beautiful Queen Anne Victorian
mansion and watch the progress of historic preservation of this
magnificent home. $10. 4-6 p.m. 728 Austen Place, Shreveport.
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.
EVERY SATURDAY THROUGH NOV. 18: SHREVEPORT FARMERS’ MARKET. With a large selection of locally grown fruits and vegetables, locally raised meats, gourmet, baked and canned goods, ready-to-eatfood and live music. 8 a.m. to noon. East Pavilion of Festival Plaza, 101 Crockett St., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportfarmersmarket.com.
NOV. 8: 2017 LOYOLA STYLE SHOW.
annual show will showcase 104 seniors modeling clothing from local
vendors with the “Welcome to the Wild, Wild West” theme. $35, early bird
through Oct. 25. 11 a.m. Shreveport Convention Center, 400 Caddo St.,
Shreveport. visit www.eventbrite.com.
NOV. 10: VETERANS DAY WEEKEND CEREMONY. The community is invited to honor all our veterans with guest speaker Chief Master Sergeant Shelley Cohen, Command Chief, 307th Bomb Wing, Barksdale AFB, Purple Heart Recipient. Seating is limited; lawn chairs are welcome. 4:15-5:15 p.m. Bossier City Veterans Memorial, 620 Benton Rd., Bossier City.
NOV. 11: ARK-LA-TEX GENEALOGICAL ASSOCIATION MONTHLY MEETING. With
guest speaker James Jones, genetic genealogist, presenting
“Fundamentals of DNA and Genetics from A to Z.” Free. 1-3 p.m. Randle T.
Moore Center, 3101 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport. Call 746-1851.
NOV. 11: HOLIDAY BAZAAR. With handmade crafts, baked goods, holiday decor,
concessions, gifts, jewelry and a silent auction. Free admission. 8
a.m. to 2 p.m. Immanuel Lutheran Church, 2565 Airline Drive, Bossier
City. Call 746-2215 or visit www.immanualbossier.org.
NOV. 11: “A SUPPER AND A SONG.” River
Cities Jubilee Chorus hosts this musical dinner theater featuring
barbershop singing. $20 in advance; $25 at the door. 6 p.m. Emmanuel
Baptist Church, 5850 Buncombe Road, Shreveport. Call 673-4968.
NOV. 11: MOSCOW BALLET’S GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER. Enchant
the whole family with larger-than-life magical props, a 60-foot growing
Christmas tree and spectacular Russian-made costumes and sets. 3 p.m.
$28; $37.50; $48; $68; $102; $175. The Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana
Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.thestrandtheatre.com.
NOV. 12: SHREVEPORT METROPOLITAN CONCERT BAND. Concert
with patriotic music after the Veterans Day Parade. 3:30 p.m. The
Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club, 2821 Greenwood Rd., Shreveport.
NOV. 12: MAGIC MEN LIVE! This
high-energy and intensely exciting experience was designed with the
desires of contemporary women in mind, featuring a talented lineup of
stunning gentlemen sure to appeal to a variety of tastes. 8 p.m. The
Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport. Visit
NOV. 16-19: LES BOUTIQUES DE NOEL. This
has become the signature event that signals the start of the holiday
shopping season throughout the Ark-La-Tex with unique merchants and
enthusiastic shoppers. $10, daily admission; $25, four-day pass; $5,
seniors and military; free for children under 12. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov.
16; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Nov. 17-18; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 19. Bossier
Civic Center, 620 Benton Road, Bossier City. Visit www.lesboutiquesdenoel.com.
NOV. 18: 2017 NATIONAL BLACK RODEO FINALS. Featuring
special guests, the world-famous Grambling State University Tiger
Marching Band. $20, $27, $30, $45. Group tickets of 15 or more available
by calling 752-6730. Doors open at 6:30; show at 8 p.m. CenturyLink
Center, 2000 CenturyLink Center Drive, Bossier City. Visit
NOV. 20: WWE LIVE. Featuring
a WWE Championship Match, a Triple Threat Match, Tag Team Championship
Match and Women’s 3 on 4 Handicap Match. Tickets start at $15. 7:30 p.m.
CenturyLink Center, 2000 CenturyLink Center Drive, Bossier City. Visit www.ticketmaster.com.
NOV. 25: ROCKETS OVER THE RED FIREWORKS FESTIVAL. With
two viewing areas that will feature the largest outdoor Christmas trees
in the region as well as live performances of holiday music by local
community choirs and school groups, photos with Santa, free gifts for
the first 500 children and more. Free. 4-7 p.m. with fireworks starting
at 6:45 p.m. Riverview Park, 601 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport, and
Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets, 540 Boardwalk Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.rocketsoverthered.com.
DEC. 1: MASTER GARDENER CLASSES DEADLINE. Apply to be a Master Gardener with classes starting in January. These classes are for anyone interested in horticulture and a desire to volunteer in the community. Call 698-0010.
DEC. 2: LAS VEGAS NIGHT. This
benefit for the Betty and Leonard Phillips Deaf Action Center with
casino games, live and silent auctions, open bar and buffet. $250 per
person. 7 p.m. Wine Country Bistro, 4800 Line Ave. Shreveport. Visit
DEC. 6: DOWNTOWN ARTWALK. Tour
historic spaces and meet artists and purchase locally produced art.
Food, drinks, historic talks, sketch sessions and more. 5-8 p.m. Visit
DEC. 7: KATHIE KRIELOW JEWELRY TRUNK SHOW. Shop
one-of-a-kind Christmas gifts from this beautiful collection of
heirloom jewelry. 4-7 p.m. Nader’s Gallery, 524 E. Kings Hwy.,
DEC.9-10: WOD GODZ. An
athletic competition for elite athletes as well as weekend warriors.
$18, one-day pass; $28, weekend pass. 8 a.m. Shreveport Convention
Center, 400 Caddo St., Shreveport. Visit www.wodgodz.com.
| CASINO PROMOS BOOMTOWN CASINO & HOTEL: 300 Riverside Drive, Bossier City, 746-0711. www.boomtownbossier.com. Boomtown will honor veterans and active duty military personnel by offering complimentary lucnch at the award-winning buffets during Veteran’s Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 10 at the Cattleman’s Buffet. A veteran’s card or valid military ID must be presented to the buffet cashier to qualify for the complimentary meal.
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. November
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at 11 p.m. Win cash and JackPlay up to $1,000! Cash drawings 7-10 p.m.
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Pick Up is Thursdays, Nov. 2-23. Pick up a freshly baked pie with 50
points! 10X Points every Friday in November. Earn more cash back at the
machine. Multiplier caps at 200 points. Gobble Gobble Giveaway is 4
p.m., Nov. 23. Win up to $100 in points! Enroll at MACK. Black Friday
Gift Card Giveaway is 4 p.m., Nov. 24. Make your holiday shopping easy
with a free gift card up to $100! Enroll at MACK. Limited to first 100
LEGENDS BUFFET SPECIALS: Salute to our troops! 25% off every day at Legends Buffet. Must have military I.D. (active or retired) to receive discount. Not valid on holidays. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Shrimp buffet: Sunday through Thursday $24.99 with Rewards Club card. Sizzling steak buffet every Saturday for $24.99 with Rewards Club card. Seafood buffet every Friday featuring crab legs for $24.99 with Rewards Club card. 50+ Diamond Club every Wednesday with $9.99 dinner buffet. Free Buffet with Play every Monday. Earn 50 points and receive a free dinner buffet. Enroll at MACK from 12-8 p.m.
Free Veterans Lunch Buffet from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nov. 11. As a thank you for your service, enjoy a meal on us! Valid with active or retired military ID.
ELDORADO RESORT CASINO: 451 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 877-602-0711.
HARRAH’S LOUISIANA DOWNS: 8000 E. Texas St., Bossier City. 742-5555.
HARRAH’S CLUB – BUFFET DINING: Located on a prime perch on the third floor of Louisiana Downs. Every Saturday during live thoroughbred racing, enjoy a spectacular race day buffet for $24.99 per person. Special race days, Kentucky Derby, Preakness, Belmont, Super Derby buffet offering is $29.99. Reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made by calling 800-551- 7223 or 318-752-6367.
HORSESHOE BOSSIER CITY HOTEL AND CASINO: 711
Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. 742-0711. November Promotions: The
Ultimate Jackpot with $10,000 in Big Pulls every week! Play your way to
the $170,000 Ultimate Jackpot Finale on Nov. 25. Grand Finale winner
will drive home a 2018 740i BMW. All Total Rewards members will receive
one free entry into the drawing and can also earn additional entries for
every 25 Tier Credits earned from Oct. 1 - Nov. 25. All guests will
receive 10X entries on Sundays and Thursdays throughout November and 20
entries each Friday through Play by TR. Each Saturday, drawings will
happen from 6-10 p.m. Five winners will be announced every hour between
6-9 p.m., four winners will receive 10 spins on a $25 Slot Machine or
$250 in Free Slot Play, and one winner will receive 10 pulls on a $100
Slot Machine or $1,000 in Free Slot Play. The Ultimate Jackpot Finale
Drawings: 6-9 p.m., Nov. 25. 10 winners: 10 pulls on a $100 Slot Machine
or $1,000 in Free Slot Play at 10 p.m.; 10 winners of 20 pulls on a
$100 Slot Machine or $2,000 in Free Slot Play; two winners of $5,000
Free Slot Play; one winner of $10,000; one winner of 2018 740i BMW.
$75,000 Blackjack Tournament is Nov. 10. Earning period is 5 a.m. to 9
p.m. and tournament registration is from 6-9 p.m. in the Riverdome
Foyer. Guests with one hour of tracked table play during the earning
period will earn one entry into the Wild Card drawing. Wild Card drawing
is 9:30 p.m. on the Casino Floor. Continued tournament registration is
10-11 a.m. at Promotions and Events Center. Tournament play begins at 12
p.m. Mystery Reward Credit Multiplier is Monday and Tuesdays in
November. Total Rewards Members can swipe their Total Rewards Card for a
chance to win up to a 100X Multiplier or a 3X multiplier for Video
Poker. Guests can swipe their Total Rewards card at any Promotional
Kiosk. See Total Rewards® for details. Progressive Cash Drawings. On
Fridays in November, Total Rewards members can swipe their Total Rewards
Card for a chance to win up to $150,000 in cash. Drawings will be held
every 30 minutes from 5-9:30 p.m. to win $150.00 in cash. At 10 p.m.,
one lucky winner will be drawn to receive $5,000 in cash and all of the
unclaimed prizes. Guests can swipe their Total Rewards card at any
Promotional Kiosk. See Total Rewards® for details. Total Rewards Luggage
Gift Series. On Wednesdays in November, guests must earn 150 Tier
Credits to receive one complimentary gift each week. Earning period is
from 5 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.; gift distribution is from 3-8 p.m. in
Riverdome Foyer Prizes include: Nov. 8, Total Rewards 24” Suitcase; Nov.
15, Total Rewards 28” Suitcase; Nov. 22, set of three packing cubes;
Nov. 29, choice of remaining gifts. Veteran’s Day Lunch Buffet, 11 a.m.
to 2 p.m., Nov. 11 with a complimentary meal at The Spread Buffet for
all veterans and active-duty personnel with a valid military ID.
DARE DAY CLUB: Dare Ultra Pool and Day Club is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily during season. Dare is open to the public, and daily admission is $5 for any guests not staying at Horseshoe. Guests must be 21 years of age to enjoy all that Dare has to offer. Dare offers a rhythmic and vibrant setting for all guests.
MARGARITAVILLE CASINO AND RESORT: 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489. www.margaritavillebossiercity.com.
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. to 3 p.m. $12.99 lunch at World Tour Buffet.
SAM’S TOWN HOTEL AND CASINO SHREVEPORT: 315 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 811-429-0711. www.samstown.com.
|SPECIAL EVENTS Check out Broadway's big musical comedy whodunit, "Curtains," on Nov. 8-12 at Emmett Hook Center.