THROUGH FEB. 28: BIZ ART. Featuring artist Bertha Harris, folk art painter. Hayter Reynolds, 9045 Ellerbe Road, Ste. 103, Shreveport. Call 698-3000.
THROUGH MARCH 1: IT IS WHAT IT IS: 400 YEARS OF BLACK PEOPLE IN AMERICA. Ron Hardy’s exhibit with four paintings with musical compositions, written, recorded or produced by Hardy to accompany each piece. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Shreveport Regional Arts Council, 801 Crockett St., Shreveport. Visit www.shrevearts.org.
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.
THROUGH MARCH 31: LIFE AND LEGACIES. This dual show features the legacy of Ed and Carol Allen paired with the reflection of the life of Julia Raring. Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.bossierarts.org.
MARCH 5: CRITICAL MASS 7 PERFORMANCES SHOWCASE. See, hear and experience the performances of Northwest Louisiana artists. Free. 6-10 p.m. Central Artstation, 801 Crockett St., Shreveport. Visit www.shrevearts.org.
MARCH 6: COLLECTIBLE ARTISTS EXHIBITION & DOWNTOWN ARTWALK. View the art of the Shreveport Regional Arts Council's newest collectible Northwest Louisiana artists and hear from SRAC Critics Curator Robert Pincus about what makes an artist collectible and why you should become a collector of a Northwest Louisiana artist. 5-7 p.m. Central ArtStation, 801 Crockett St., Shreveport. Visit www.shrevearts.org.
MARCH 8: CRITICAL MASS 7: Hundreds of Northwest Louisiana visual, literary and performing artists bring their "best" to the Shreveport Regional Arts Council's annual, open invitational exhibition and critic series. Free. Artspace, 708 Texas St., Shreveport. Visit www.shrevearts.org.
MARCH 9: ARTIST STUDIO TOURS. The Shreveport Regional Arts Council has mapped out a trail for you to follow to see behind the scenes into the working environments of several artists throughout the 10-Parish region. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 673-6500 for ticket information.
MARCH 10: HOSTS. The Highland Open Studio Tours Sundays is where local artists open their homes in the Highland district to share art, food tastings and architecture. Noon to 4 p.m. 424 Dalzell St., Shreveport.
MARCH 17-APRIL 5: CREATIVE ART CONNECTION OF BOSSIER PARISH. The show will offer a variety of mixed media and artworks on canvas and paper in oil, acrylic, watercolor and pastel. The Juried Winter Art Show is from 2-4 p.m., March 17 with an awards ceremony and artists’ reception. Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport. Visit www.laexhibitmuseum.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. Fat Tuesday, 5-10 p.m. March 5 with $4 Hurricanes and $4 Rum Punch. St. Patrick’s Day, 5-10 p.m., March 17 with $3 domestic beer and $5 fireball shots. Side FX, 8 p.m. to midnight, March 1, 2; DJ Crowd Pleaser, 6-10 p.m., March 7; Professor Porkchop & the Dirty Dishes, 8 p.m. to midnight, March 8, 9; Lee Mathis, 6-10 p.m., March 14; What the Funk, 8 p.m. to midnight, March 15, 16; Toni & Drew, 6-10 p.m., March 21; Betty Lewis, 8 p.m. to midnight, March 22, 23; Haley Brooke, 6-10 p.m., March 28; Ambush, 8 p.m. to midnight, March 29, 30. 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. 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: Three Thirty Seven, March 1; After Party, March 2; Caravan, March 7; Identity Crisis, March 8; DJ Shiftee, March 9; Safira Live Band Karaoke, March 14, 28; The Slags, March 15; Pop Culture, March 16; Front Cover, March 21; Vegas Stars, March 22; DJ Crush, March 23; Big Daddy, March 29; Mayday by Midnight, March 30. 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. The Bohannons, 8 p.m., March 9. 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: 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; The Brothers Band, March 23. 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 allaround 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,
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 Molly Ringwalds, 9 p.m., March 22. 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: 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. 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. Professor Porkchop Band, Feb. 27; Savage Trio, Feb. 28; Jimmy Wooten Band, March 1; Audubon Place, March 2; The Mix, March 6; Casey Martin Band, March 7; Jason Sepulvado, March 8; What the Funk, March 13; Fine China, March 14; Tambria Adams Band, March 15; Ryan Matthew Band, March 16. 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: 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. 27; Pseudo Boom, Feb. 28. Horseshoe Casino, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City.
WANT TO GET YOUR EVENT, BAND OR BAR/ NIGHTCLUB LISTED IN “318 TALK”? E-MAIL INFORMATION THREE WEEKS PRIOR TO THE EVENT DATE TO EDITOR@318FORUM. COM.
FEB. 28-MARCH 2: SCHOOL OF ROCK. Stage
Center presents this 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. 28, March 1; 2 p.m.,
March 2. Central Artstation, 801 Crockett St., Shreveport. Call
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 9: 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.
APRIL 11: BEAUTIFUL CHAOS: A MODERN TRAGEDY OF R+J. Set over a period of four years, the show focuses on the lives of two young men: Rome and Julian, whose lives are forever changed when they meet at camp one summer. Show not suitable for younger audiences. Free. 7:30 p.m. Marjorie Lyons Playhouse, 2700 Woodlawn Ave., Shreveport.
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 6: BOHANNONS. Live on tour with Lee Bains III and The Glory Fires. 8 p.m. Great Raft Brewery, 1251 Dalzell St., Shreveport. Visit www.thebohannons.net.
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.
MARCH 16: CELEBRATE THE BRASS. The Shreveport Symphony Orchestra low-brass section steps out to center stage for Jennifer Higdon’s new concerto. $15-$55. 7:30 p.m. First Baptist Shreveport, 543 Ockley Drive, Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportsymphony.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.
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 www.cinderellaprojectla.org/shreveport.
MARCH 7: MOMMY AND ME YOGA. Join
Little You Yoga for a 30-minute class filled with songs, laughter,
stories and a little yoga. Mats available on first-come first-served
basis. $5 per mommy. 10 a.m. R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell
Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.rwnaf.org.
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
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 9: PADDLEFISH FESTIVAL. With
crawfish boil, live music, guest speakers, competitions, crafts and
more. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. $13 for ages 13+ and $9 for ages 3-12. Shreveport
Aquarium, 601 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportsquairum.com.
MARCH 9: SGT. STUBBY. This
special family movie event includes activities, giveaways and snacks.
1:30-3:30 p.m. Bossier Parish Libraries History Center, 2206 Beckett
St., Bossier City. Call 746-7717.
MARCH 9: ARK-LA-TEX CRAFT BEER & BBQ FESTIVAL. This annual event will have a 5K, tethered balloon rides, a caronhole tournement, and food and craft beer tasting. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Grounds of Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport. Visit www.arklatexcraftbeerandbbq.com
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
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 15-16: STOP TILL YOU DROP ARTS AND CRAFT & GIFT SHOW. Enjoy
this family-friendly event. $4; free for children 10 years old and
younger. 3-7 p.m., March 15; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., March 16. Bossier Civic
Center, 620 Benton Road, Bossier City.
MARCH 15-17: COLE KICKIN’ MUSIC FESTIVAL. A
three-day music festival to remember and honor Barry Eakin Jr. and
other area musicians who have passed away. With local live music, food
trucks, art and craft vendors, a live auction raffle and more. All ages.
Free. 5 p.m-midnight, March 15; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., March 16-17. Visit
the event page at www.facebook.com.
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 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.
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, MAY 11, JUNE 29, AUG. 24 : TWINCITY ROLLER DERBY. Watch
them take on the Tulsa Roughnecks. $10, in advance; $12 at the door; $5
children 6-12; free for children 5 and under. 5 p.m., March 30; The
Conroe Cutthroats, 6 p.m, May 11; Cajun Roller Girls, 6 p.m., June 29;
The Capital Defenders, 6 p.m., Aug. 24. Bossier Civic Center, 620 Benton
Road, Bossier City. Visit www.twincityrollerderby.net.
APRIL 6: DEFENDERS OF LIBERTY MUD RUN. Barksdale Air For Base opens its doors to the local community for this unique
adventure race with military members through the four-mile, rugged
wooden terrain of Barksdale’s east reservation with 19 military style
obstacles. There is also a kids' race and activities for the entire
family. 10 a.m. Warrior Training Center, take exit 33 off I-20
(Haughton- Fillmore) and follow the signs. Visit www.barksdalelife.com.
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.
| CASINO PROMOS
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.
$25,000 Instant Jackpot Giveaway. Win your share of 25K in cash and
prizes! Win up to $5,000 cash instantly! Drawings from 7-10 p.m. every
Friday. March Money Madness is every Friday and Saturday with drawing
from 7-10 p.m. Win your share of 25K in cash and prizes! Win up to
$5,000 cash instantly! 50+ Diamond Club is every Wednesday.
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. $7.77 Senior Dinner Buffet is every Wednesday for guests 50 years and older with five slot points.
ELDORADO RESORT CASINO: 451 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 877- 602-0711. March Promotions. $15,000 Progressive Cash Drawings is every Friday. Drawings begin at 8 p.m. Total prize amount is up to $3,000 per drawing date. $120,000 Roads to Riches Finale Drawing is March 30. Qualifying drawings begin at 6 p.m. Twenty guests win $500 cash and one lucky guest drives home in a brand new Mercedes C-Class Sedan.
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). 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. 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. 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.
SAM'S TOWN HOTEL AND CASINO SHREVEPORT: 315 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 811- 429-0711. www.samstown.com.