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Monday, Jan. 19, 2015

TALK of the TOWN



JAN. 25-FEB. 20: DON EDWARDS STUDIO ARTIST, Louisiana State Exhibit Museum. Opening reception 2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 25. Museum hours 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Free. 3015 Greenwood Rd. Shreveport.

THROUGH JAN. 31: ANNUAL BOSSIER PARISH STUDENT ART SHOW, This years theme is “The World Around Me.” Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.bossierarts.org or call 741-8310.

THROUGH JAN. 31: MARK CHARLEVILLE AT 1800 PRIME STEAKHOUSE, working in various media, local artist Mark Charleville says his work is his life story. 1800 Prime Steakhouse at Boomtown Casino. Visit www.bossierarts.org or call 741-8310.

THROUGH JAN. 31: “POET OF THE ORDINARY” PHOTOGRAPHS BY KEITH CARTER, Meadows Museum of Art at Centenary College. 11 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. 2911 Centenary Boulevard, Shreveport. Call 869-5040.

FEB. 1-MARCH 29: CREATIVE ART CONNECTION’S “PREMIER FINE ART EXHIBIT,” The Bossier Arts Council’s East Bank Gallery. Opening reception 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 14. Gallery Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday  630 Barksdale Blvd. Bossier City. Visit www.bossiersrts.org.

 ONGOING: PAINTED VIOLINS TOUR STOP: Next stops at Willis-Knighton Pierremont Hospital Lobby and Moffitt Automotive. Free. Visit www.shreveportsymphony.com or call 222-7496.

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.


2JOHNS STEAK & SEAFOOD: 2151 Airline Dr., Bossier City. 841-5646. 5 to10 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. 6 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Drew Ley, Tuesdays and Fridays; Winston Hall, Wednesdays; Winston Hall with Chris Allen, Thursdays. On Saturdays (rotation) Sam Halphen, Chris McAa Professor Porkchop, Steve Ramey.

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

BEAR’S ON FAIRFIELD: 1401 Fairfield Ave. Shreveport. 272-1643. Shows start at 10 p.m. Tickets available at Ticketweb.com. Ellipser featuring Fur on Fur, Jan. 21; Dark Rooms featuring Saratones / Nate Treme, Jan. 23; Dubonauts featuring Dan Ready / Ryan Viser; Brian Blade’s Mama Rosa featuring AJ Haynes / Buddy Flett, Jan. 30; Big Deal Burlesque featuring Vegabond Swing, Jan. 31.

CHICAGO/THE HOOKAH ROOM: 118 Texas St., Shreveport. 221-0490. 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.

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

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

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

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

LEE’S: 639 E. Kings Highway, Shreveport. 861-2151. Acts are 8 p.m. to midnight weekdays, 9 p.m. Fridays and 9:30 p.m. Saturdays. The Syndicate, Jan. 23; Jerry Beach Blues Jam, Jan. 26; Kandu, Jan. 30. 

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

NOBLE SAVAGE: 417 Texas St., Shreveport. 221-1781. Open 5 p.m. to  2 a.m. Dan Garner’s Song Writers Night, 8 to 10 p.m. Jan. 21; Marty Chritian, 9 to 11 p.m. Jan. 23; Bayou Gypsy, 10 to 1 a.m. Jan. 24; Joanie, 8 to 10 p.m. Jan. 27; Blind Dog Cook, 8 to10 p.m. Jan. 28; Floyd Grisby & The 5GK Band, 9 to 11 p.m. Jan. 30; LA Haywire, 10 to 1 a.m. Jan. 31.

RISTORANTE GIUSEPPE: 4800 Line Ave., Shreveport. 869-4548. Jazziana, 7 p.m. every Friday and Saturday. 

SHREVEPORT HOUSE CONCERT SERIES: 1508 Fairfield Ave. Shreveport. 670-3567. Shows begin at 7 p.m. Papa Mali, Jan. 25; Claudia Nygaard, Feb. 14; Dylan Leblanc, Feb. 22; Joe Crookston, March 15; Jonathan Byrd, April 4; Dirk Quinn Band, April 19.

SUPERIOR GRILL: 6123 Line Ave., Shreveport. 869-3243. Live music on the patio 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Robert Duncan Band, Jan. 21; Jimmy Wooten Band, Jan. 22; What The Funk, Jan. 23; Wizards of Voz, Jan. 24; Jimmy Wooten Band, Jan. 28; JB & Funhouse, Jan. 29; Flashback 5, Jan. 30; Robert Duncan Band, Jan. 31.

THE BRASS MONKEY: 3104 Youree Dr, Shreveport. 754-4231. Marc Broussard, 8 p.m. Jan. 21; Framing the Red, 9 p.m. Jan. 24; Mike & the Moonpies, 9 p.m. Jan. 29; Ben Abshire from Side FX, 9 p.m. Jan. 31; Captain Legendary Band & Granny’s Cadillac, 9 p.m. Feb. 6; The O’s & Magnolia Mae, 9 p.m. March 7. 

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

THE STAGE AT SILVER STAR: Live entertainment. Schedule: Wade Bowen, 7 p.m. April 10. Gates open at 7 p.m. unless stated otherwise. 1201 Dixie Overland Road, Bossier City. Call 752-3633. 

TIKI BAR: 639 E. Kings Hwy., Shreveport. 868-6355. Bucket List, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 21; Red River Valley Band, 9 p.m. Jan. 22; Danger Cakes, 9:30 p.m. Jan. 24; Suite Harmony, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 28; The Dubonauts, 9 p.m. Jan. 29; Moulin Dudes, 9:30 p.m. Jan. 31; Bucket List, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 4; The Mansion Family, 9 p.m. Feb. 5; Dragstrip Phantoms, 9:30 p.m. Feb. 7; Polyester Robot, 9 p.m. Feb. 12; Oddfellows, 9:30 p.m. Feb. 14; Bucket List, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 18; Hooka Hey, 9 p.m. Feb. 19; Kulture Kill, 9:30 p.m. Feb. 21; Suite Harmony, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 25; Nuns With Guns, 9 p.m. Feb. 26; Highway Lions, 9:30 p.m. Feb. 28.

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


JAN. 26: KEVIN HART, tickets are $81.50. 7 p.m. at The Strand Theatre, Downtown Shreveport. Visit www.thestrandtheatre.com or call 226-8555.

FEB. 7: SECOND ANNUAL SHREVEPORT COMEDY FESTIVAL, 8 p.m. CenturyLink Center, Bossier City. 747-2501.

FEB. 19: JASON ALDEN, $33.25-$63.25. 7:30 p.m. CenturyLink Center, Bossier City. 747-2501.

FEB. 27: WINTER JAM 2015, $10 at the door. 7 p.m. CenturyLink Center, Bossier City. 747-2501.

MARCH 6: HELMET, $20. Doors at 7:30 p.m. Show at 9:30 p.m. Riverside Warehouse, Downtown Shreveport.

MARCH 19: THE FOREVER CHARLIE TOUR, Starring Charlie Wilson with special guest Kem Joe. $49.50 - $100. 7 p.m. CenturyLink Center, Bossier City. 747-2501.

MARCH 20: MIRANDA LAMBERT, $39.75-$54.75. 7:30 p.m. CenturyLink Center, Bossier City. 747-2501.

APRIL 30: FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, tickets are $37.50 advanced and $40 day of show. Doors at 7:30 p.m. show at 8:30 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, Downtown Shreveport. Purchase tickets at ticketmaster.com or call 800-745-3000.

May 20: TAYLOR SWIFT, Sold out. 7:30 p.m. CenturyLink Center, Bossier City. 747-2501.


JAN. 23: STAR PARTY HOSTED BY SCI-PORT, the popular event is back for stargazers of all ages. 8 to 11 p.m. Admission $7-$10. Sci-Port, 820 Clyde Fant Parkway, Downtown Shreveport. 424-3466 or go to www.sciport.org.

JAN. 24: 2015 MARDI GRAS CAJUN DANCE, presented by Cajun Footwork Dancer’s of Shreveport, featuring Cajun on Demand Band. $12. 7 to 10:30 p.m. at St. John Berchmans School Multi-room, 947 Jordan St., Shreveport. Call 332-2822 or 470-8965.

JAN. 30: ANSCEND COMBAT PRESENTS UNCONTAINABLE 2, tickets are $20 advanced and $25 the day of. Doors at 7 p.m. fights start at 8 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, downtown Shreveport. Call Kim 402-6644.

FEB. 3: THE HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS, $27-$90. 7 p.m. CenturyLink Center, Bossier City. 747-2501.

FEB. 5: WAM (WINE ART MUSIC), featuring wine
and food pairings by Chef Gillespie, music by Twang Darkly
and visual art by Julie Crews. $20. 5:30 p.m. at Boomtown Casino’s 1800 Prime. Visit www.bossierarts.org or call 741-

FEB. 7: KREWE OF CENTAUR PARADE, Parade begins at Clyde Fant Parkway at Lake Street. It continues on Clyde Fant Parkway to Shreveport-Barksdale Highway. The parade then takes a left on to East Kings Highway and continues to Preston Avenue, where it ends. 4:30 p.m.

FEB. 8: KREWE OF BARKUS AND MEOUX, The Mardi Paw Pet Parade is a chance for festive pets to celebrate Mardi Gras. Activities begin at 1 p.m. The parade walks at 3 p.m. Register the day of the parade, $20 for the first pet and $10 for each additional pet. T-shirts will be available for $15 each and $10 for participants. 2000 Reeve’s Marine Dr., Bossier City.

FEB. 14: KREWE OF GEMINI, The Krewe of Gemini XXVI Grand Parade features floats, beads, costumes, masks, music and more.

FEB. 15: KREWE OF HIGHLAND, Krewe of Highland Parade rolls through Shreveport’s historic Highland neighborhood via Creswell Avenue and Centenary Boulevard. More than 150 floats, marching bands, unusual throws and more. 2 p.m.

FEB. 17: KREWE OF AESCLEPIUS, A Mardi gras parade that’s “all about the kids.” No alcoholic beverages allowed. Parade begins in the south end of Pierre Bossier Mall parking lot.

FEB. 17 AND 18: SESAME STREET LIVE: LET’S DANCE!, $17-$60. Feb. 17 at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 18 at 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. CenturyLink Center, Bossier City. 747-2501.

SECOND TUESDAY OF THE MONTH: PROFESSIONAL CIVIL LAW NOTARIES ASSOCIATION, Learn about the association and various acts and documents a notary can prepare. Free. Sign-in at 6 p.m., meeting at 6:30 p.m. Southern Hills Business Association Conference Center, 9701 Baird Road, Shreveport. Call 797-

EVERY WEDNESDAY: ADULT INLINE HOCKEY, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. $10. All skill levels welcome. At The Event Place & Hockey Rink, 1902 Alfred Lane, Bossier City, 71112. www.facebook.com/Shreveport.Bossier.Hockey.

EVERY THURSDAY: ZUMBA FITNESS CLASS, Join the party with instructor Katie Ours Tapis. $7 per person, workout attire. SandysDance Center, 111 Dalton St., Suite 400, Shreveport. Call 465-4534 or visit www.sandysdance.

FIRST SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH: HIGHLAND OPEN STUDIO TOUR, Artist workshops and galleries are open for your perusal with art to make and buy. Free. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tours start at 436 Topeka St. Visit www.restorehighland.com/.

ONGOING: ABSOLUTE BEGINNER LINE DANCE CLASS, Learn popular line dances and burn calories. Casual dress. $8 per person. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. every Monday. SandysDance Center, 111 Dalton St., Suite 400, Shreveport. Call 465-4534 or visit www.sandysdance.com.

ONGOING: ADULT DANCE CLASSES, join us every week for a different genre of dance with Louisiana Dance Collective. Class fee is $10 cash only. Like us on Facebook to stay up to date on information about the location, schedule and style of classes or e-mail ladancecollective@gmail.com with any questions. Call Phyllis Whatley at 742-8673 or visit www.bossiercity.org (under animal control adoption).

ONGOING: BOSSIER ANIMAL CONTROL ADOPTION DAYS, Animals in good health are in need of loving homes. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Petsmart, 2630 Beene Blvd., Bossier City. Hand in Paw, Friends of Bossier City Animal Control, needs volunteers to help with the adoption days. Contact Phyllis Whatley at 742-8673 or visit www.bossiercity.org (under animal control adoption).

ONGOING: YOGA CLASSES, in the style of Krishnamacarya; all levels welcome. Class fee is by donation. 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Mondays; 5:45 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays. All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 9449 Ellerbe Road. For class details, call 210-7203.


FEB. 5: “GUYS AND DOLLS,” considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy, this romantic romp introduces us to a cast of vivid characters. $68.50, $55.50 

and $35.50. 8 p.m. The Strand Theatre,downtown
Shreveport. Email strand@thestrandtheatre.com or call 226-8555.

FEB. 11-15: “BOEING BOEING,” River City Repertory Theatre presents a 1960s French comedy featuring a self-styled ladies’ man who has three beautiful “airline hostesses” with a number of “layovers” on their hands. 7:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Feb 15. Reserved seats are $35, $20 for military and $10 for students with valid ID.East Bank Theatre, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. 868-5888.

MARCH 13: “SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS,” nominated for a Tony award for Best Original Score. This production is guaranteed to put a spring in your step and a tune on your lips. $55.50, $45.50, $29.50. 8 p.m. at The Strand Theatre, Downtown Shreveport. Email strand@thestrandtheatre.com or call 226-8555.

MARCH 14: ALL Y’ALL LIVE STORYTELLING “LADIES NIGHT,” featuring true stories told love and without notes, from the lives and adventures of unforgettable women. $10, 7 p.m. Women’s Department Club, 802 Margaret Place, Shreveport. www.allyallblog.com.

MARCH 16-18, 23-25: “NICHOLAS NICKLEBY,” BPCC presents a dramatization of Charles Dickens’ most theatrical novel. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. and at 2 p.m. on March 22 and 29. Call 678-6021 or email theatre@bpcc.edu.


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