THROUGH MARCH 31: LIFE AND LEGACIES. This dual show features the legacy of Ed and Carol Allen paired with the reflection of life of Julia Raring. Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.bossierarts.org.
THROUGH FEB. 15: A GEM OF A JOURNEY. Artist Tracy McComic will debut her first solo visual art exhibition with more than 40 paintings that showcases the creativity that helped her survive childhood trauma and her journey of healing. Central Artstation, 801 Crockett St., Shreveport. Visit the event page on www.facebook.com.
THROUGH FEB.16: WORKS BY LYNETTE BAGLEY. Norsworthy Fine Art Gallery, 214 Texas St., Shreveport. Call 424-6764.
FEB. 17: ART COLLECTORS HOME TOUR. View the private collections of six home art collectors in northwest Louisiana. Self-guided tour tickets are $15 in advance, $20 day of the event. VIP SHuttle Tour includes private shuttle, drinks and appetizers, and a guided tour, $40 each or $75 for two. Noon - 5:30 p.m. Visit www.shrevearts.org.
THROUGH FEB. 20: BIZ ART. Featuring an exhibit from Hannah Wolfe, an abstract painter. Hayter Reynolds, 9045 Ellerbe Road, Ste. 103, Shreveport. Call 698- 3000.
THROUGH FEB. 23: THE ART OF TAMARA ROBERTSON. In this exhibit, each piece is made of repetition of recognizable individual elements that form an unfamiliar new object. Artspace, 708 Texas St., Shreveport. Visit the event page on www.facebook.com.
THROUGH FEB. 23: ON THE MARGINS. Artists Ben Moss and Jeromie Journell will paint largescale artworks directly on the walls of artspace for this new exhibit. Artspace, 708 Texas St., Shreveport. Visit the event page on www.facebook.com.
THROUGH FEB. 28: BIZ ART. Featuring artist Bertha Harris, folk art painter. Artist reception is from 5-7 p.m. Hayter Reynolds, 9045 Ellerbe Road, Ste. 103, Shreveport. Call 698-3000.
THROUGH MARCH 3: ART IS imagination, creativity, talent – making the unknown known the Norton presents submissions from high school and college students throughout the region. Ninety pieces were winnowed down to 24 marvelous works selected for the exhibition. R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.rwnaf.corg.
THROUGH MARCH 5: THE ENCHANTING WORLD OF FANTASY MASKS. The exhibit features elaborate one-of-a-kind fantasy masks by Shreveport mask designer Dennis Beckman. Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport.
THROUGH MARCH 29: GLOBAL CONTAMINATION: A GULF PROJECT. A mixed media installation by Joan Hall that documents pollution on the Gulf Coast of Louisiana. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Meadows Museum of Art, 2911 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport. Visit www.themeadowsmuseum.com
THROUGH MARCH 29: LOUISIANA LANDSCAPES. An exhibit curated from the museum’s permanent collection that features works by regional and national artists showcasing Northwest Louisiana landscapes. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Meadows Museum of Art, 2911 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport. Visit www.themeadowsmuseum.com
THROUGH MARCH 29: SILENT FOREST: RETURN. A film project by Adam Hogan that examines the interaction of industrial and commercial enterprises with delicate wetland environments in the Mississippi Alluvial Plain. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Meadows Museum of Art, 2911 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport. Visit www.themeadowsmuseum.com.
THROUGH MARCH 31: VICTORIA SMITH. In the Emerging Artist Gallery. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday- Saturday. Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.bossierarts.org.
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 7-11 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, or Dickie Turner 5:30 p.m. every Sunday; Easy Band, Feb. 15; Karaoke on Taco Tuesday, 6 p.m., Feb. 19, 26; Back Beat Boogie Band, Feb. 22. 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: 5815 Youree Drive. Visit www.thebarchord.com.
BAYOU THUNDER SALOON. 5 Star Karaoke Plus with Ed Williams from 6-11 p.m. every Sunday. 5 Star Karaoke Plus, 8 p.m., Friday. 1910 Market St., Shreveport. 848-7732. Shreveport.
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 p.m. to midnight. 450 Clyde Fant Memorial Parkway, Ste. 700, Shreveport. 734-9766.
BREAK-N-RUN: 5 Star Karaoke Plus hosted by Kaylee Rose every Friday night from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. 9447 Mansfield Road, #3, Shreveport. 687-5556.
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.
COYOTES BAR & GRILL. 5 Star Karaoke Plus 8 p.m. to midnight every Monday; 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. every Saturday. 1618 Market St., Shreveport. 424-0650.
CRYSTAL STAIRS: 601 Texas Street, Shreveport. 424-8783.
EL MONO: 2400 E 70th St., Shreveport. 616-3600.
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.
5 Star Karaoke Plus 9 p.m. to midnight every Thursday. Shuffleboard and
pool table. 2216 Benton Road, Bossier City. Call 747-2773.
FRIDA'S: Wayne’s FM Karaoke, 6-10 p.m., Friday. 200 Travis St., Shreveport. 208-8600.
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. Call 584-7039.
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. Call 734-9881. 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. 639 E. Kings Highway, Shreveport. 861-2151.
LEGENDS THEATRE: Tracy Byrd, 8 p.m., Feb. 17. 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. 2701 Viking Drive, 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. 417 Texas St.,
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,
OUR PLACE BAR & GRILL: 5 Star Karaoke Plus 8 p.m. to midnight every Friday and 2:30-6:30 p.m. every Sunday. 300 Cryers Camp Road, Elm Grove. 987-3334.
PARADISE THEATER Exile,
8 p.m., Feb. 16. Molly Ringwalds, 9 p.m., March 22. 777 Margaritaville
Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489. (Also see MUSIC/COMEDY.)
McCreery, 8 p.m., Feb. 15. Michael Bolton, Feb. 23. Horseshoe Bossier
City Hotel and Casino, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. 800-895-0711.
RED RIVER BREWING COMPANY: Live music from 6-9 p.m. 1200 Marshall St., Shreveport. 317-4110.
SAM'S TAVERN: 5-Star Karaoke Plus every Friday and Saturday from 7-11 p.m. Located at 3816 E. Texas St. 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. Jordan Davis, Feb. 22. 1201 Dixie Overland Road, Bossier City. 752-3633. Tickets available at www.outhousetickets.com.
STRANGE BREW: Mike Brown Karaoke, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. 235 Wall St., Shreveport. 222-2337.
STREAKER LOUNGE. 2245 Grimmett Drive, Shreveport. 226-6555.
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. 300 Riverside Drive, Bossier
City, La. 318-746-0711.
SUPERIOR GRILL: Live
entertainment on the patio from 6:30-10:30 p.m. Jimmy Wooten Band, Feb.
13; Fine China, Feb. 14; Audubon Place, Feb. 15; Casey Martin Band,
Feb. 16; Tambria Adams Band, Feb. 20; Scram Wulfie & Lefty, Feb. 21;
Jason Sepulvado Band, Feb. 22; Rogers & Zaffater Band, Feb. 23;
Professor Porkchop Band, Feb. 27; Savage Trio, Feb. 28. 6123 Line Ave.,
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: Live music at 6:30 p.m. 639 E. Kings Highway, Shreveport. 868-6355.
TWISTED ROOT BOSSIER: Friday Nights at the Root, 7-9 p.m. on the patio. 2578 Airline Drive, Bossier City.
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, Feb. 13, 20, 27. What the Funk?!, Feb. 14; Landon Bullard and Mostly Sober, Feb. 15; Southern Roots, Feb. 16; Sunday Funday with DJ Love, Feb. 17, 24; '90s Nite with That Girl DJ, Feb. 18, 25; After Hours, Feb. 21; David Joel, Feb. 22; Bayou Boogie, Feb. 23; Pseudo Boom, Feb. 28. Horseshoe Casino, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City.
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FEB. 14-17: THE NINA VARIATIONS. This
is an innovative take on a dramatic classic. $15, general admission;
$10, military; $5, students. Marjorie Lyons Playhouse, 2700 Woodlawn
Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.centenary.edu/mlptickets.
FEB. 16: BROADWAY BELTERS ENCORE. Featuring
Broadway star Laura Bell Bundy, a Tony Awardnominated actress and
singer. $25-$35. 7:30 p.m. Shreveport Little Theatre, 812 Margaret
Place, Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportlittletheatre.com.
FEB. 21-24; FEB. 28-MARCH 2: SCHOOL OF ROCK. Stage
Center presents with musical with music from Andrew Lloyd Webber and
based on the hit movie that follows a failed, wannabe rock star turned
substitute teacher who forms a band with his students. $20, adults and
seniors; $15, students (in advance). 6 p.m., Feb. 21, 22, 23, 28, March
1; 2 p.m., Feb. 23, 24, March 2. Central Artstation, 801 Crockett St.,
Shreveport. Call 218-9978.
FEB. 28, MARCH 1-3, 8-10: INHERIT THE WIND. This
American drama is a portrait of an explosive episode in American
culture. $20, seniors, students and active military; $22, adults.
Shreveport Little Theatre, 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport. Call
MARCH 09: THE OTHER MOZART. The forgotten story of Mozart’s genius sister, Nannerl. A dazzling one-woman show. $25.50-$42.50. The Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.thestrandtheatre.com.
FEB. 14: FUNNY AS ISH. Featuring
comedians Mike Epps, Sommore, Tommy Davidson and Earthquake. $58, $62,
$78, $99. 8 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley
Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.
FEB. 16: EXILE. Live
in concert. Tickets on sale now. $15 and up. 8 p.m. Paradise Theater,
Margaritaville Resort Casino, 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City.
FEB. 17: TRACY BYRD. Tickets on sale now for the American country singer. 8 p.m. Legends Theatre, DiamondJacks Casino, 711 Diamondjacks Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.ticketmaster.com.
MARCH 4: WILLIE NELSON & FAMILY. Tickets
on sale now. $39-$149.75. 8 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705
Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit
MARCH 8: 13TH ANNUAL SHREVEPORT BLUES FESTIVAL. With
Shirley Brown, Ronnie Bell, Tucka, TK Soul, Theodis Ealey and Crystal
Thomas. 8 p.m. $58, $64, $80, $104. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705
Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit
MARCH 14: MADEA'S FAREWELL PLAY TOUR. Tickets on sale now. 7 p.m. $45, $70, $80, $95, $110. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.
| SPECIAL EVENTS
EVERY TUESDAY STARTING MARCH 5 THROUGH MAY: EAST BANK MARKET. A
celebration of local vendors, handcrafted goods, artists, food and
small business to include live music, fun family activities and more.
4-7 p.m. East Bank District and Plaza, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier
City. Visit www.EastBankMarket.com.
EVERY THURSDAY: DANCE CLASS. With
Ivan and Vicky Bean. 7 p.m., beginner two-step; 8 p.m., beginner West
Coast swing. Bellaire Fitness Center, 4330 Panther Drive, Bossier City.
Call 949-4901, 678-3544 or visit www.shreveportbossierdance.com.
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: FREE COMMUNITY WORKOUT. With
Camp Gladiator-certified personal trainers. One-hour total body workout
for all ages and levels. 8 a.m. Bossier Parish Community College, 6220
E. Texas St., Bossier City; 9 a.m., Betty Virginia Park, 3901 Fairfield
Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.campgladiator.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.
FEB. 14: LOVE & LAUGHTER. Connect
with other local singles for a fun night of speed dating, comedy and
delicious food. $25. 6-10 p.m. Artspace, 708 Texas St., Shreveport.
FEB. 14: THE EAST BANK CUPID CHALLENGE 2019. Bands
are asked to write two original Valentine-related songs and perform
live where the audience chooses a winner. Food trucks, artists and
vendors, and live music. Free. 6-11 p.m. East Bank District & Plaza,
600 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.bossierarts.org.B.
FEB. 15: AHA GO RED FOR WOMEN LUNCHEON. Guests
can participate in free health screenings, a silent auction and a
jewelry pull. $100. Shreveport Convention Center, 400 Caddo St.,
Shreveport. Call 230-6956.
FEB. 15: LOVE POEMS TO PLANET EARTH. An
open mic poetry reading. All local poets are invited to attend and
participate. 5-7 p.m. Centenary College’s Meadows Museum of Art, 2911
Centenary Blvd., Shreveport. Visit www.themeadwosmuseum.com.
FEB. 15-16: GREEN THUMB SEMINAR AND PRUNING DAYS. Join local rose society members and fellow volunteers for pruning as well as a Green Thumb Educational Seminar. Free. Pruning is 8 a.m to 5 p.m., Feb. 15; 1-5 p.m., Feb. 16. Seminar is 8 a.m. to noon. The American Rose Center, 8877 Jefferson Paige Road, Shreveport. Call 938-5402.
FEB. 16: MSGR. LACAZE LAGNIAPPE GALA. With
buffet, silent and live auctions and more. This event is a memorial for
Msgr. J Carson LaCaze and proceeds will benefit the Diocese Retired
Priests Fund. $50. 5:30 p.m. Multi-Room of the Cathedral of St. John
Berchmans, 939 Jordan St., Shreveport. Visit www.sjbcathedral.org.
FEB. 16: GEMINI'S WORLD ADVENTURE XXX GRAND BAL AND TABLEAU. Black-tie
affair promises a fun-filled evening of food, open bar and live
entertainment. $100. 6:30 p.m., tableau begins at 8 p.m. Shreveport
Convention Center, 400 Caddo St., Shreveport. Visit www.kreweofgemini.com.
FEB. 16: MARDI GRAS JAZZ BRUNCH. Grab
your beads and join the fun at the Woman’s Department Club. Mardi Gras
attire. $35 due Feb. 12. 11:30 a.m. Woman’s Department Club, 802
Margaret Place, Shreveport. Call 222-4186.
FEB. 16, 21, MARCH 2, 9, 6: ADULT ACTING CLASSES. With
veteran director and actor Mary Joris. Develop acting skills, rehearse
scenes from your favorite plays, sharpen acting skills, and perform
scenes and take the stage in a showcase. $185. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call
FEB. 16, 23 MARCH 2, 9, 23, 30, MAY 4, 11: ROARING WELLNESS – USING HERBS & SIMPLE PRACTICES FOR EVERYDAY HEALTH. A SUSLA class. $45. Metro Center, 610 Texas St., Shreveport. Call 464-8369.
FEB. 17: PBS KIDS LIVE! REALLY BIG TINY ADVENTURE. With
a live stage show plus shrink-andexplore playground. $16.74, $26.75,
$36.75, $56.75. 6 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis
Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.
FEB. 18-19: SHREVEPORT AQUARIUM WINTER BREAK CAMP. In
this two-day winter break mini-camp, budding biologists will learn what
it’s like to be a “Guardian of the Gulf.” Lunch included. Ages 6-12.
$95. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Shreveport Aquarium, 601 clyde Fant Parkway,
Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportaquairum.com/camp.
FEB. 19, 26: KAREN LABEAU FOLK ART PAINTING WORKSHOP. As
part of the Shreve Memorial Library’s Black History Month programming,
the workshops will explore cultural traditions and techniques used in
folk art, while allowing participants to create their very own piece of
folk art. 5 p.m., Feb. 19; 6 p.m., Feb. 26. Visit www.shreve-lip.org.
FEB. 21: THE RED HANGER EVENT. An
annual fundraiser for Dress for Success Shreveport-Bossier with
fashion, food and fun. $75. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sam’s Town Hotel &
Casino, 315 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. Visit www.eventbrite.com.
FEB. 22: SUPER R&B JAM. With
Tyrese, Avant, Ginuwine, Donnell Jones, 702, K-Ci of Jodeci. $89-$69. 8
p.m. CenturyLink Center, 2000 CenturyLink Center Drive, Bossier City.
FEB. 23: THE ROBBYS. A
red carpet party is a fundraiser for Robinson Film Center which
includes food, cocktails and live music by Windstorm. $150; $125, RCF
members. Robinson Film Center, 617 Texas St., Shreveport. Visit www.robinsonfilmcenter.org.
FEB. 23: GEORGE DEMENT CLASSIC. An
action-packed day of amateur boxing with the main event of Austin Page
vs. Paxton Giddens. 2 p.m. Wyndham Garden Hotel Ballroom, 1419 E. 70th
St., Shreveport. Call 617-1508.
FEB. 26: NO-KNEAD DINNER ROLL COOKING CLASS. Open
to all ages 18 and older. Registration is required and ingredients are
supplied by the library branch. Attendees are asked to bring a large
mixing bowl, wooden spoon and apron. Free. 6-7 p.m. Shreve Memorial
Library Main Branch, 424 Texas St., Shreveport. Call 226-5897.
MARCH 2: GOLDEN GATOR GUMBO COOKOFF & KREWE DE PROVENANCE MARDI GRAS PARADE. This
family-friendly event is open to the public with a parade, king cake
for sale, live music, photo booth and gumbo sample. $5, tickets for
gumbo tasting. 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Windrush Park, 2056 Bridgewater
Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.facebook.com.
MARCH 2: 7TH ANNUAL PROM DRESS GIVEAWAY. The
Cinderella Project of Shreveport is hosting its annual dress giveaway
where junior and senior girls will shop for a free prom dress. 9 a.m. to
1 p.m. Ayers Career College, 8820 Jewella Ave., Visit
MARCH 9: ARK-LA-TEX GENEALOGICAL ASSOCIATION MONTHLY MEETING. With
guest speaker Rusty Beckham presenting “Remembering the Spanish
Influenza Epidemic of 1918.” 1-3 p.m. Shreve Memorial Library, Broadmoor
Branch, 1212 Capt. Shreve Drive, Shreveport. Visit www.altgenealogy.com.
MARCH 9: ARKLATEX CRAFT BEER & BBQ FESTIVAL 2019. Experience
the blending of two great American pastimes: craft beer and competition
barbecue. With live music, games, a little bit of regional history, a
5K and a mile-long Beer Run! 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Louisiana State Exhibit
Museum, 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport. Visit www.arklatexcraftbeerandbbq.com.
MARCH 9: BEST IN SHEAUX. This fantastic fundraiser and gala benefiting Robinson’s Rescue Low-Cost Spay/Neuter will be celebrating their 10th anniversary. The event features a live Westminster-style runway dog show, a silent auction, buffet and Shelter Dog Showcase. $85. 6:30pm. Marlene Yu Museum, 710 Travis St., Shreveport. Visit www. robinsonsrescue.org or call 221-0017
MARCH 11: INSPIRING WOMEN WEEK LUNCHEON. The
luncheon features speaker Jill Browne hosted by Commission for Women of
Bossier City. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bossier Civic Center, 620 Benton
Road, Bossier City. Visit www.eventbrite.com.
MARCH 13: PJ MASKS LIVE: SAVE THE DAY! Tickets on sale now. $29, $39, $49, $59. 6 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.
MARCH 14: DESIGNER BAG BINGO. Featuring
designer handbags as prizes with 10 games of bingo and an incredible
raffle hosted by the Junior League of Shreveport- Bossier. 6 p.m.
Horseshoe Riverdome, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.jlsb.org.
MARCH 15: 0070TH SECRET AGENT GALA. Gala
and casino night event for the Shreveport Opera with live music,
special performances by the SOX artists, casino experience, prizes,
delicious dining and more. $200. 7-11 p.m. The Petroleum Club, 416
Travis St., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportopera.org/operaguild.
MARCH 16: POVERTY POINT MORNING HIKE. A
ranger-led hike showcasing the mounds, earthworks and nature found in
the park. Meet at the museum for a short video. Poverty Point, 6859
LA-5777, Pioneer. Call 318-926-5492.
MARCH 22-23: CRAWFEST. The
third annual event will include crawfish for sale, local vendors, hog
roast, live music, local artists, kids' area and VIP area. Free
admission. 4-10 p.m., March 22; 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., March 23. Betty
Virginia Park, 3901 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport. Visit
MARCH 30: ARTINI 2019. The
annual fundraiser for the Bossier Arts Council that celebrates art and
area restaurants create signature martinis. $50-$65. 7 p.m. Bossier Arts
Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd. Visit www.bosserarts.org.
MARCH 30: 4TH ANNUAL DOUGHNUT DASH 5K. This
annual fundraiser for MLK Health Center and Pharmacy will have free
Southern Maid doughnuts at the start line and free craft beer at the
finish line. 8 a.m. to noon. Red River Brewing, 1200 Marshall St., #500.
MARCH 26: CINNAMON ROLLS COOKING CLASS. Open
to all ages 18 and older. Registration is required, and ingredients are
supplied by the library branch. Attendees are asked to bring a large
mixing bowl, wooden spoon and apron. Free. 6-7 p.m. Shreve Memorial
Library Main Branch, 424 Texas St., Shreveport. Call 226-5897.
APRIL 3: SPRING 2019 CAREER AND INTERNSHIP FAIR. Current
students and alumni from all degree programs will be participating, and
they will be looking to chat about part-time work, internships and
full-time roles. $100, for-profit organization; $85, nonprofit
organization fee. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. LSU Shreveport University Center
Ballroom, 1 University Drive, Shreveport. Call 797-5062.
APRIL 5-7: U.S. OPEN BOWFISHING CHAMPIONSHIP. The
largest competition and biggest prizes in the sport of bowfishing. $300
entry fee per team of two to four persons. Live weigh-in at 9 a.m.,
April 7 at Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, 100 Bass Pro Drive, Bossier
City. Visit www.basspro.com/usopen.
APRIL 6: ART OF THE DOG SHOW. Robinson's
Rescue and Rainforest Art Foundation are collaborating to host Art of
the Dog, a mixed media visual arts show. Artists' reception from 5-7
p.m. Marlene Yu Museum, 710 Travis St., Shreveport. Call 717-9111.
APRIL 13: DRESSING THE PART FASHION AND COSTUME SHOW. The annual gala to support the Shreveport Little Theatre will bring the excitement of the fashion runway and theatrical costuming to guests with a brunch buffet and live and silent auctions. $100, adults; $37.50, children. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Margaritaville Resort Paradise Theatre, 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. Visit www.shreveprotlittletheatre.com.
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BOOMTOWN CASINO & HOTEL: 300 Riverside Drive, Bossier City, 746-0711. www.boomtownbossier.com.
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.
LEGENDS BUFFET SPECIALS: Salute to our troops. 25% off every day at Legends Buffet. Must have military I.D. to receive discount. Not valid on holidays. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Seafood Buffet is Friday, $26.99 with Rewards Card. Prime rib and shrimp buffet, $24.99 Saturday nights with Rewards Card. $9.99 Thursday buffet 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. Must be 21 years of age or older to participate. February Promotions: Return Rewards. Total Rewards Members that earn 100 Tier Credits in a day will receive at least $5 in Free Slot Play. Mystery Reward Credit Multiplier: On Tuesdays & Wednesdays 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. Swarovski Gift Series (select Thursdays). On select Thursdays, guests must earn 100 Tier Credits to receive one gift each week. Earning period is from 6 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Gift distribution is from 2-8 p.m. Lover’s Loot Drawings: Every Friday, Total Rewards members can swipe their Total Rewards card for a chance to win up to $200 in Free Slot Play. Activation is from 3-9:45 p.m. All Total Rewards members receive one free entry upon activation; additional entries are based on Tier. At 4 p.m., drawings will begin and happen every hour. Must be 21 years of age or older to participate. See Total Rewards® for details. Fuddruckers Special Earn 100: On Fridays and Saturdays, Total Rewards members who earn 100 Tier Credits can receive a complimentary meal voucher for a burger, fries and a drink at Fuddruckers (max value $20).
HORSESHOE BOSSIER CITY HOTEL AND CASINO: 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. 742-0711. February Promotions: Mystery Reward Credit Multiplier on Mon. and Tues., 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 3K Drawing: Asian Midweek Drawing. On Wednesdays, Total Rewards Members can swipe their Total Rewards Card to activate their entry into the drawing between 7-11:45 p.m. in the Mini Baccarat area. Drawings happen every 15 minutes from 8 p.m. to midnight. One winner will be announced to receive promotional chips, Free Slot Play or a Visa Card. Swarovski Gift Series. On Wednesdays, guests must earn 150 Tier Credits to receive one complimentary gift card each week. Earning period is from 5 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Gift distribution is from 3 p.m. - 8 p.m. Suitcase Man Drawings. This giveaway is Legendary! Every Friday and Saturday 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. Every 30 minutes from 6-10 p.m., winners will be announced for a chance to pick a suitcase and play it on the promotional craps table where they will either crap out and receive $100 in Free Slot Play or win and double the amount in their suitcase for a chance to win up to $100,000 in cash! 10X earning Select Sundays & Tuesdays. $8,000 Asian Mini Baccarat Tournament is now through Feb. 22.
MARGARITAVILLE CASINO AND RESORT: 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489. www.margaritavillebossiercity.com. February Promotions. Continuity Game. Island-themed game with the appeal of more winners, more often where customers complete a collection of Island 1 before progressing to Island 2. Play N Get Mardi Gras Series is Monday through Thursday. 2X Play Wednesdays. Guests receive two free game plays. Paws in Paradise $20K Slot Tournament is Feb. 14, 21, 28. Top 15 patrons will win a share of $5,000 in free play. All proceeds go to local animal rescues who participated in Paws in Paradise Event. $50K Mini Baccarat Tournament Qualifier Drawings is every Sunday and Thursday. Four guests will be drawn for $200 in promotional chips, and one guest will be drawn for $500 in promotional chips and a guaranteed spot in the semi-final round of the $40K Mini Baccarat Tournament on March 3. $125K Heat is on Progressive Giveaway is every Friday and Saturday. Nineteen names will be drawn each night every 30 minutes. Final drawing is Feb. 23, where one lucky winner will receive $20,000 in cash.
SAM'S TOWN HOTEL AND CASINO SHREVEPORT: 315 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 811-429-0711. www. samstown.com.