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TALK OF THE TOWN

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| ART/EXHIBITS

THROUGH JULY 31: “A DIP OF MY FINGER, THE ESSENCE OF MY SOUL.” Artist Debra Bradley’s painting exhibit. 1-5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday; noon-4:30 p.m., Saturday. The Norsworthy Gallery, 214 Texas St., Shreveport. Call 424-6764.

THROUGH JULY 31: J. BEN MOSS. J. Ben Moss is a painter, illustrator and muralist and will have his work on display. East Bank Gallery, Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.bosserarts.org.

THROUGH JULY 27: “EXCELLENCE IN ART.” This exhibit features Caddo Parish art teachers’ original work. Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport. Visit www.laexhibitmuseum.org.

THROUGH AUG. 11: ARTIST MEGAN DAVIS TAYLOR. “A Few of My Favorite Things” featuring furry (or feathery) friends. Portraits of chickens, alligators, possums and pets will be exhibited. Central Artstation, 801 Crockett St., Shreveport. Visit www.shrevearts.org.

THROUGH AUG. 19: HUMAN. This photography exhibit by Hunter Sloan is a collage of images that seeks to capture and interpret the uniqueness of self. It shows not only the skin, but what's beneath the skin along this journey. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Thursday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, Saturday; 1-5 p.m., Sunday. R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Call 865-4201.

THROUGH SEPT. 15: “ILHABELA.” A solo exhibition with artist Madeline Marak. An artist reception will be held from 5-8 p.m., Aug. 1. Light hors d'oeuvres and libations will be served. Lake St. Gallery 413 Lake St., Shreveport. Visit www.theagoraborealis.com.

THROUGH SEPT. 25: “CONTAINED” CALL FOR ARTISTS. The Bossier Arts Council is looking for local artists to submit works for the “Contained” exhibit. This themed show will explore big art on a small canvas. All works must be 12x12 and sold for $50. Let’s see how well you handle being contained within the boundaries of a small canvas. The juried gallery is aimed at introducing our community to a variety of artists' genres while highlighting some of our region’s most talented artists. Artworks will be on display in the East Bank Gallery from Oct. 3 until Nov. 30. Free submission for BAC members and students, and $10 submission for non-members. All completed works must be dropped off at the Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City, by noon, Sept. 25. Call 741-8310.

THROUGH JULY 22: MONSTERS, MYTHS & LEGENDS. The George Rodrigue Foundation for the Arts invited high school juniors and seniors to bring a monster, myth or legend to life through their artwork. 650 students entered: 16 were chosen to share in the scholarships and the finalist works will be shown in this exhibit. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wed., Thurs.; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, Sat.; 1-5 p.m. Sunday. R. W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Call 865-4201.

BY AUG. 1: DIGIFEST SOUTH CALL FOR ARTISTS. The Bossier Arts Council announces a Call for Digital Artists for the annual DigiFest South Art Show & Competition. The event includes an art exhibition and competition by some of the areas best digital artists. DigiFest is aimed at showcasing a variety of digital art genres made possible by the latest technologies. Categories include digital photography, graphics, digital lagniappe. Requirements: There will be an entry fee of $10 per submission. (Fee is waived for students/military with valid ID only.) Limit of two submissions. All artworks must be digitally submitted by Aug. 1 at 4 p.m. Winners in each category will receive $100 in cash and prizes. Those interested in learning more can call 318-741-8310 or visit www.bossierarts.org. Click on the link below to download the application.

JULY 19: CRAFT & CRAFTS BEER NIGHT. Craft your own six-pack beer holder while tasting flights of six craft beers. Must be 21+. $30. 5:30-8 p.m. Artspace, 708 Texas St., Shreveport. Visit www.artspaceshreveport.com.

JULY 20: BRUCE CAMPBELL ARTIST RECEPTION: A reception honoring artist Bruce Campbell and his pen-and-ink series of debutantes with karaoke, signature cocktail and Prohibition-era attire. 6-9 p.m. The Korner Lounge, 800 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport. Call 222-9796.

JULY 22: JEFFREY GIRARD BOOK LAUNCH. A book signing and reception will follow a presentation and Jeffrey Girard will be available for discussions. 2 p.m. Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport. Visit www.laexhibitmuseum.org.

JULY 26: HOW I DO IT - DEMONSTRATION NIGHT. This demonstration night brings John Daniel, Kirsi Hardy and Mike Torma together to show you how they do what they do and get you to take part in making your own handmade pieces. 5-8 p.m. Artspace, 708 Texas St., Shreveport. Visit www.artspaceshreveport.com.

AUG. 1-SEPT. 31: THE LIBERTY COLLECTION. Artist Drék Davis uses color that highlights both the real and imagined world that we live in with the duality and dichotomy that is Americanness. A free opening reception is from 6-8 p.m., Aug. 10, at Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.bossierarts.org.

AUG. 1: SHREVEPORT 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 www. downtownshreveport.com.

| 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; Zeke Steadman and Stan Hoffman, Saturdays. 2151 Airline Drive, Bossier City.

318 INFUSED CIGAR LOUNGE: Mike Brown Karaoke, Tuesdays 7 p.m.-11 p.m. 7611 Pines Road, Shreveport. 318-564-3050.

AGAVE: 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.

AMERICAN LEGION #14: Karaoke with Jay Couger, 6 p.m. every Tuesday; Karaoke with Dickie T, 6 p.m., every Sunday; Beat Boogie Band, 6:30- 10:30 p.m., July 20; Dickie T and Back When, 6:30-10:30 p.m., July 27; AJ and the Two Tone Blues Band, Aug. 24. 5315 Lakeshore Drive, Shreveport. 635-8186.

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. Tony Mephisto, 9 p.m., July 27. 5815 Youree Drive. Visit www.thebarchord.com.

BEARS ON FAIRFIELD: 1401 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport. 272-1643.

BIG O’S CATFISH & MORE: Mike Brown Karaoke, Thursdays 7-11 p.m. 5765 S Lakeshore Drive, Shreveport. 636-4443.

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.

CANTINA BAR AT BOOMTOWN: Live music from 8 p.m. to midnight every Friday and Saturday. 300 Riverside Drive, Bossier City, La. 318-746-0711.

CELEBRITY LOUNGE: Eldorado Resort Casino, 451 Clyde Fant Parkway. Call 877-602-0711.

CENTRAL STATION: Mike Brown Karaoke, first and third Sundays 8 p.m. to midnight. 1025 Marshall St, Shreveport. 222-2216.

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 747-2773.

FLYING HEART BREWING & PUB: Housed in a historic building that was once home to Bossier City's Fire House No. 6, the tasting room is open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday. 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, Kandu, July 20. 639 E. Kings Highway, Shreveport. 861-2151.

LEGENDS THEATRE: Tracy Lawrence, 8 p.m., Aug. 31. DiamondJacks Casino & Resort, 711 Diamondjacks Blvd., Bossier City. 678-7777.

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

MYLESTONE BAR: Mike Brown Karaoke, first and third Fridays 8 p.m. to midnight. 1920 Market St, Shreveport. 678-0700.

NICKY’S MEXICAN RESTAURANT: Wayne’s FM Karaoke, 6:30-10 p.m., Thursdays; AJ and the Two Tone Blues Band, Aug. 11. 7960 E. Texas St., Bossier City. 841-1345.

NOBLE SAVAGE: Open 5 p.m.-2 a.m. Weeknight shows start at 8 p.m. On Wednesdays, Joe Nadeau's Blues Jam. Dirty Redd's Open Jam Session featuring area artists playing all-around good music every Thursday. AJ and the Two Tone Blues Band, Aug. 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: Country greats Restless Heart, Aug. 4; Zydecajun Innovator Wayne Toups, Aug. 25. 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489. (Also see MUSIC/COMEDY.)

RIVERDOME: Horseshoe Bossier City Hotel and Casino, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. 800-895-0711.

RED RIVER BREWING COMPANY: Pints for Purpose benefitting Red River Rotary Club, 4-7 p.m., July 19. John Palmer: Putting Brewing Water in Perspective, 6-8 p.m., July 23. Pints for a Purpose benefitting BIll Buteau Foundation, 4-7 p.m., July 26. Landon Lloyd Miller, 7-10 p.m., July 27. 1200 Marshall St., Shreveport. 317-4110.

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. 315 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 877-429-0711.

THE STAGE AT SILVER STAR: Live entertainment. Gates open at 7 p.m. unless stated otherwise. Eli Young Band, Aug. 25. 1201 Dixie Overland Road, Bossier City. 752-3633. Tickets available at www. outhousetickets.com.

ST. CHARLES TAVERN. 5 Star Karaoke Plus featuring Ed Williams, 8 p.m. to midnight every Thursday; 5 Star Karaoke Plus with Deirdra, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. every Saturday. 2706 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. 318-210-7434.

STRANGE BREW: Mike Brown Karaoke, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. 235 Wall St., Shreveport. 222-2337.

SUNDANCE CANTINA BAR AT BOOMTOWN: Live music is from 8 p.m. to midnight; 5 Star Karaoke Plus featuring Ed Williams 7-11 p.m., every Wednesday night; Pocket Change, July 20, 21; Bluebirds, July 27, 28. 300 Riverside Drive, Bossier City, La. 318-746-0711.

SUPERIOR GRILL: Live entertainment on the patio from 6:30-10:30 p.m. Professor Porkchop Band, July 18; The Mix, July 19; Jason Sepulvado Band, July 20, 28; Casey Martin Band, July 21; Jimmy Wooten Band, July 22; Tyler Vosbury Band, July 25; Pocket Change, July 26; The Syndicate, July 27; Tyler Vosbury Duo, July 29; Jason Sepulvado Solo, July 31. 6123 Line Ave., Shreveport. 869-3243.

SUPERIOR’S STEAKHOUSE: Live piano music 6-10 p.m., Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; 7-11 p.m., Saturday. Haley Brooke, most Thursdays, many Fridays and Saturdays; Landon Pate, many Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; Morgan Smith, many Wednesdays; The Stilettos, the first Friday of the month. 855 Pierremont Road, No. 120, Shreveport. 219-4123.

TIME OUT SPORTS BAR: 9064 Mansfield Road, Shreveport. 688-3247.

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.

VFW POST #5951: Wayne’s FM Karaoke, first and third Saturday of the month. 1315 Northgate Road, Bossier City. 746-7611.

WHAT’S ON TAP: Happy hour daily 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 33 beers on tap. 1207 Shreveport-Barksdale Hwy., 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 from 8 p.m. to midnight every Tuesday; K94.5 Morning Madhouse Trivia with Know It All Trivia, July 18, 25; Pro Karaoke with Scott, July 24, 31; The Blind Pursuit, July 19; Southern Roots, July 20; Charlie Wood and Smokin’ Section Band, July 21; Jazzed Up Sundays with Magic 102.9, July 22, 29; Jimmy Wooten Band, July 26; What The Funk?, July 27; Identity Crisis, July 28. Horseshoe Casino, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City.

| MUSIC/COMEDY

ONGOING: SHREVEPORT HOUSE CONCERT

SERIES: Shows begin at 7 p.m. 508 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport. 670-3567. Go to www.shreveporthouseconcerts.org.

SEPT. 15: JACK WHITE. Tickets on sale now. $69, floor (no seats); $69-$59. Orchestra and balcony. 8 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.

| THEATER

JULY 19-22, 26-29: MEMPHIS: THE MUSICAL. Inspired by actual events, this musical is about a white radio DJ who wants to change the world and a black club singer who is ready for her big break. $25. 7:30 p.m.; 2 p.m., Sunday performances. Shreveport Little Theatre, 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportlittletheatre.com.

JULY 26-AUG.4: BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS. A boot-stomping comedy musical starring Miss Mona and the shady ladies of the Chicken Ranch takes the stage. Tickets: $22 adults, $20 seniors, $15 students. Marjorie Lyons Playhouse, 2700 Woodlawn Ave., Shreveport. 218-9978.

| 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.

EVERY SATURDAY THROUGH NOV.: BOSSIER CITY FARMERS' MARKET. With fresh fruits and vegetables, honey, jams and jellies, makers, hobbyists, handmade soap, baked goods, food trucks and more. Free. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pierre Bossier Mall, 2950 E. Texas Ave., Bossier City. Visit www.BossierCityFarmersMarket.com.

EVERY SATURDAY THROUGH AUG. 18: SHREVEPORT FARMERS’ MARKET. For the 32nd consecutive year, the market will serve local farmers and the community by providing bountiful and fun-filled weekly markets, live music and ready-to-eat foods. 7 a.m. to noon. 101 Crockett St., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportfarmersmarket.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. Shreve Memorial Library, Broadmoor Branch, 1212 Captain Shreve Drive, Shreveport.

THROUGH JULY 31: “LIBRARIES ROCK” SUMMER READING PROGRAM. The annual summer reading program will focus on a musically-inspired theme for all ages. Register at a Shreve Memorial Library branch location and receive a free bag filled with goodies while supplies last. Programming and skits will be held throughout the summer. Visit www.shreve-lib.org.

JULY 23-27: PRACTICALLY PERFECT SUMMER CAMP. A Mary Poppins-themed camp that is a week long designed to give campers a taste of theatre with training in acting, singing, dancing and stage combat. Sophomore Class (ages 6-9), Junior Class (ages 10-13), and Senior Class (ages 14-17). $200. 8:50 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Shreveport Little Theatre, 812 Margaret Place. Visit www.shreveportlittletheatre.com.

JULY 28-29: 55TH ANNUAL ARK-LA-TEX COIN, STAMP AND CARD EXPO. Buy, sell and trade collectible coins, stamps and sports cards. Free. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., July 28; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., July 29. Bossier Civic Center, 620 Benton Road, Bossier City.

JULY 28: THE TASTE OF CULTURE, hosted by the Multicultural Center of the South, will feature culinary dishes from 26 cultures that make up the diverse tapestry of Shreveport-Bossier. Emcees will be Fox 33 news anchor Marquel Sennet and KTAL NBC 6 news reporter Delano Henry. Live music by The Lacour Trio. Silent auction. Event time 6-9 p.m. Tickets are $50 each and are available at www.MCCSouth.org. DiamondJacks Casino and Hotel, Bossier City.

JULY 28: "RAISE THE ROOF” BENEFIT FOR ST. JUDES. Rogers Homes & Construction reveals a new event to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The evening includes dinner and entertainment by the Panhandlers and Friends. Live and silent auctions featuring fabulous trips and other prizes will be hot tickets. 6-9 p.m.Tickets: $100 and includes dinner and are available at eventbrite.com. Location: The Stage at Silverstar, 1201 Dixie Overland Road, Bossier City. For sponsorships call Jenny at 318-347-0043.

JULY 28: SPRINKLER DAY AT THE NORTON. Have you ever driven by the museum while the sprinklers are running? This is your chance to enjoy that experience! Bring towels, chairs and sunscreen and be ready to play!10 a.m. to 1 p.m. South Lawn of R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Call 865-4201.

AUG. 8: WAM (WINE, ART & MUSIC). Featuring artist Sarah Joy Lewis, wine tastings, food pairings and live music. $35. 5:30 to 8 p.m. 1800 Prime Steakhouse, Boomtown Casino and Hotel, 300 Riverside Dr., Bossier City. Visit www.bossierarts.org.

AUG.11: THE PHILADELPHIA CENTER PRESENTS “LEGENDS OF TOMORROW” AUCTION AGAINST AIDS. A fund-raising event for Philadelphia Center and its N.W. Louisiana HIV Resource Center. A hip party that signals the festive end to summer, the event features a silent auction that includes original artworks by noted local artists along with live entertainment and signature drinks. Tickets are $25 through July and $50 after Aug. 1. For more information visit www.philadelphiacenter.org.

AUG. 11: ARK-LA-TEX GENEALOGICAL ASSOCIATION ANNUAL SEMINAR AND BOOK FAIR. With featured speaker Philip Adderley, genealogy consultant and lecturer, a book vendor with a special selection of genealogy and history books. $40. Registration is recommended. 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Broadmoor United Methodist Church (Pearce Hall), 3715 Youree Drive, Shreveport. Visit www.altgenealogy.com/seminar.htm. Or call 746-1851.

AUG. 17-19: GEEK’D CON. The three-day convention welcomes celebrity guests, WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley, MTV Superstar Bam Margera, actor Erik Estrada and more. The event will include vendors of all shapes and sizes selling collectible items including comic books, clothing, video games, original works of art, handmade items and more. The event will also welcome a variety of professional cosplay groups and will include a full-scale cosplay competition. $10-$20 for day passes and $25 for a weekend pass. Free for children ages 10 and under. 6-9 p.m., Aug. 17; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Aug. 18; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Aug. 19. Shreveport Convention Center, 400 Caddo St., Shreveport. Visit www.GeekdCon.com.

AUG. 23: YWCA OF NORTHWEST LOUISIANA’S 4TH ANNUAL WOMEN WHO CARE, SHARE. This luncheon will feature Louisiana’s First Lady Donna Edwards as the keynote speaker and a panel discussion on the nuances of being a woman in leadership. $100. 11:30 a.m. East Ridge Country Club, 1000 Stewart Drive, Shreveport. Visit www.ywcanwla.org.

AUG. 26: SIP, UNLIMITED: A Tribute to Kuan Lim. Second annual wine, food and entertainment experience showcasing favorite area restaurants and wines from around the globe presented by Margaritaville Resort Casino. Proceeds will honor the families of Lucky Palace’s Holly Lim and International Wine & Spirits Perry “Trey” McArdle Woods. Sunday, 2-5 p.m. Tickets $75. VIP experience $150. Tickets can be purchased on eventbrite.com and at the Margaritaville retail store Margaritaville Resort Casino, 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City.

OCT. 12-14: PAW PATROL LIVE “RACE TO THE RESCUE.” The top-rated animated preschool series returns with four performances. 6 p.m., Oct. 12; 10 a.m., 2 p.m., Oct. 13; 2 p.m., Oct. 14. CenturyLink Center, 2000 CenturyLink Drive, Bossier City. Tickets on sale at www.ticketmaster.com.

| CASINO PROMOS

BOOMTOWN CASINO & HOTEL: 300 Riverside Drive, Bossier City, 746-0711. www.boomtownbossier.com. July Promotions. Boomtown Quick Pick is every Friday in July from 7-10 p.m. Winners every 20 minutes. Every time your ball number is called you win. Plus, you could earn up to 10 additional ball numbers each Friday between 8 a.m. to 9:55 p.m. Simply swipe your mychoice® card at any mychoice kiosk to enter from 6-9:55 p.m. Backyard BBQ Kiosk Game is every Wednesday from 1-4 p.m. Swipe your mychoice® card at any mychoice kiosk to play. One swipe per day per guest. Beachball Pick Kiosk Game is every Sunday from 5-9 p.m. Swipe your mychoice® card at any mychoice kiosk to play. Win Bonus Rewards, gifts and more. One swipe per day per guest. Amazing Summer Giveaway is July 28. Win a share of $20,000 in Bonus Rewards. Five winners every 30 minutes. Activate your entries when you play your favorite casino games. 5X Entries for Amazing Summer Giveaway is every Monday and Tuesday in July. Earn 5X entries for the July 28 Amazing Summer Giveaway when you play your favorite casino games.

DIAMONDJACKS CASINO & RESORT: 711 Diamondjacks Blvd., Bossier City. 678-7777. See Rewards Club for details. Restrictions apply. New Member. Receive up to a $100 refund in the mail. Mail offer based on play. Happy Birthday. Come in on your birthday, swipe your Rewards Club card and receive a present from us. 80K Star Spangled Sweepstakes. Win a share of $20,000 cash at 11 p.m. on July 28. Win a cool summer prize every Saturday at 11 p.m.; 50” LED TV, July 20, 21; four night cruise, July 27. Slot play winners every Friday and Saturday from 7-10 p.m. 10X drawing entries Sundays and Monday, July 9-23. Weekly drawing/earning periods ($20K grand prize earning period July 1-28. Stripes Swipe and Win. Tuesdays, July 10-31. Win $500 JackPlay and other great prizes. Enroll at Kiosk with 10 slot points noon-6 p.m. Limited to two swipes per day. Ultimate Summer Gift Days, Wednesdays, July 11-25. Cool summer gifts with 10 slot points. Every Thursday. 5 points = 50% off at Legends Buffet or The Grill; 10 points = $5 JackPlay 50 points = $10 JackPlay; 100 points = $15 JackPlay; 200 points = $25 JackPlay. Valid for one meal only. Must be 50 years of age or older. Meal discount on same day earned.10X Points is from 5-7 p.m., every Friday. Earn more cash back at the machine. Multiplier caps at 200 points. Your e-mail could be worth $100. Submit your e-mail to the Rewards Club for a chance to win a share of $500. Jamaica Me Happy Giveaway if noon to 6 p.m., July 8. One lucky vacation winner selected at 6 p.m. $200 JackPlay drawings every hour from noon to 5 p.m.

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. Seafood Buffet is Friday and Saturday. Crab legs are back. $26.99 with Rewards Club Card.

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

HARRAH’S LOUISIANA DOWNS: 8000 E. Texas St., Bossier City. 742-5555. July Promotions. Must be 21 years of age or older to participate. See Total Rewards® for promotion details. 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. Mystery Reward Credit Multiplier. Every Monday, Tuesday 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. Summer Heat Drawings. Win Free Slot Play Fridays in July. Activation is from 3-9:45 p.m. All Total Rewards® members receive one free entry upon activation. One additional entry may be earned for every 25 Tier Credits during the earning period. At 4 p.m., drawings will begin and happen every 30 minutes for four winners to be announced for a chance to receive up to $450 in Free Slot Play. Must be 21 years of age or older to participate. Hot Seat Drawings. Play your favorite machine for a chance to win up to $3,000 on Saturdays in July. Activation is from 3-9:45 p.m. All Total Rewards® members receive one free entry upon activation. One additional entry may be earned for every 25 Tier Credits during the earning period. At 4 p.m., drawings will begin and happen every hour for a chance to win Free Slot Play in the Hot Seat.

HORSESHOE BOSSIER CITY HOTEL AND CASINO: 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. 742-0711. Must be 21 years of age or older to participate. See Total Rewards® for promotion details. July Promotions. $250K cash drawings every Friday in July and August. $50,000 Cash Grand Prize and over 500 winners this summer. Guaranteed payout each Friday. Earning is from 5 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. on Fridays. All Total Rewards members will receive one free entry into the drawing and can also earn additional entries for every 25 Tier Credits earned. Drawings will happen from 6-10:30 p.m. Five winners will be announced every 30 minutes to win $250 in Free Slot Play. At 10:30 p.m., one lucky winner will receive $5,000 cash and any unclaimed prizes. Finale drawing will be held on Aug. 31. Asian 3K Drawing. On Mondays, Total Rewards Members can swipe their Total Rewards Card to activate their entry into the drawing between 7 p.m. and 11:45 p.m. in the Mini Baccarat area. Drawings happen every half-hour starting at 8 p.m. with the last one at midnight. One winner will be announced every 30 minutes to receive promotional chips or Free Slot Play. Mystery Reward Credit Multiplier. On Mondays and Tuesdays, 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. Asian Midweek Drawing. 30K Epic Summer Drawing is July 21. Make history this summer and be one of 10 winners to win up to $2,000 in Free Slot Play. Total Rewards members will receive one complimentary entry into the giveaway drawings. Total Rewards members can also earn additional entries for every 25 Tier Credits earned each day. Earning period is from 5 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; activation is from 5-9:45 p.m.; drawings are from 6-10 p.m.

DARE DAYCLUB: Dare is open daily to the public from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Admission is $5 at the gate. Must be 21 years old to enter. Party poolside on Splash Saturdays w/DJ Dayton & Sunday Fundays w/DJ Love from 4-9 p.m. Neon Splash Party Saturday is from 7-11:30 p.m., July 28. This Poolside Neon Glow Party is a first for Shreveport- Bossier, and this night will be one you will never forget. Grab your friends, get your white attire (swimsuits and bikinis strongly encouraged) and get to Dare. As the paint flies and the beat drops by some of the best EDM DJs in the region, we want to see your best NEON glow. $15. (21+)

MARGARITAVILLE CASINO AND RESORT: 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489. www.margaritavillebossiercity.com. Margaritaville Millions Continuity Game is an island-themed game with the appeal of more winners, more often. Customers must complete a collection on Island 1 first before progressing to Island 2. Mondays: Play ‘N’ Get Beach Series. Earn 500 base points Mon., July 23, through Thurs., July 26, to receive a complimentary beach umbrella. Upon receipt issuance, guest has 24 hours to redeem (while supplies last). Mondays: Beach Bum Club breakfast & lunch at World Tour Buffet. Guests 50+ enjoy $7.99 breakfast from 7-10:30 a.m. and lunch for $12.99 from 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. (50+ only!) Wednesdays: 2x Play. Guests receive two free game plays. Friday and Saturday: $360,000 Josh, Keith, & Kevin’s Favorite Things July 20 & 21. Activation: 7 p.m. Drawings: 8 - 11:30 p.m. Finale Wheel Spin: 12 a.m. Five names will be drawn every 30 minutes to receive $500 in free play. Upon redemption, each guest will receive a buck based on their tier level that will go in the drum for the finale wheel spin. One name will be drawn to spin the wheel and could win one of Josh’s Favorite Things. Sundays and Wednesdays: $35,000 Mini Baccarat Hot Seat July 22, 25 & 29. Drawings: 8 p.m. - 11 p.m. at the Mini Baccarat Pit. Two names will be identified via wheel spin every 15 minutes to receive $200 in live chips and All Access members' prizes will be doubled to $400 in live chips. www.margaritavillebossiercity.com.

SAM’S TOWN HOTEL AND CASINO SHREVEPORT: 315 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 811-429-0711. www.samstown.com.

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