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 29: "OUT OF THE DARKNESS: REPRESENTATIONS OF MENTAL HEALTH." The exhibit is a juried art show with works that represent different types of mental health disorders. A closing reception and panel discussion is from 4-6 p.m., March 27. Donna Service Art Gallery, Bossier Parish Community College campus, 6220 E. Texas St. (Building A), Bossier City.
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.
THROUGH 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. Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport. Visit www.laexhibitmuseum.org.
THROUGH APRIL 30: HOOSHANG KHORASANI EXIBIT. Fourteen large abstract paintings by the artist are on display at the new Gibsland Bank & Trust location at 3400 Line Ave., Shreveport
THROUGH MAY 5: BLOOM! An exhibit featuring the beauty of nature in the spring. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday; 1-5 p.m., Sunday. R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Call 865-4201.
APRIL 1-MAY 31: "DEPTH OF FIELD" A PHOTO EXHIBIT. Featuring the work of Maria Schmelz and Ron Austin. An opening reception is 6 p.m., April 5. Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.bossierarts.org.
APRIL 6: ART OF THE DOG. This reception is a collaboration between Rainforest Art Foundation and Robinson’s Rescue during the Downtown Pup Crawl. Suggested $10 donation. 5-7 p.m., Marlene Yu Museum, 710 Travis St., Shreveport. Call 717-9111.
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 8: CREATIVE ART CONNECTION MONTHLY MEETING. Featuring an interactive meeting with a surprise activity. Free. 6-8 p.m. The Annex at Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Call 549-1251.
APRIL 17-MAY 3: LOUISIANA: A PARADISE FOR BIRDS. This photography exhibit is on birds by Dr. Charles Lyon. An opening reception is from 2-4 p.m., April 17. Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, 3015 Greenwood Road., Shreveport. Visit www.laexhibitmuseum.org.
| 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 7-11 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. 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; Flash Back Band, March 29. 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. 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.
CELEBRITY LOUNGE: Safira Live Band Karaoke, March 28, April 11, 25; Big Daddy, March 29; Mayday by Midnight, March 30; What the Funk, April 4; Electric Circus, April 5; Night Shift Band, April 6; Southern Roots, April 12; DJ Konflikt, April 13; Soul Grooves, April 18; Mojiles, April 19; Super Fleek, April 20; The Wonderfuls, April 26; DJ Trentino, April 27. 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: 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: 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; Richard Cook, March 29. 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.,
NORTHWOOD HILLS GOLF CLUB CLUB HOUSE Live music with Wayne’s FM Karaoke, every last Saturday of the month. 5000 Northwood Hills Drive, Shreveport. 797-9556.
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.
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 Gene
Watson, 8 p.m., April 20. Tickets start at $20. 777 Margaritaville Way,
Bossier City. 855-346-2489. (Also see MUSIC/COMEDY.)
Carrington, 8 p.m., March 30; Dustin Lynch, May 24. 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. Randy Rogers Band, April 5; Jordan Davis + Jared Mourad, April 12; Cowboy Mouth + Spectra Vamp, April 19; Parker McCollum, May 10. 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. Pseudo Boom, March 28;
The Syndicate, March 29; Casey Martin Band, March 30. 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. The Mix, March 28; Lee Mathis, March 29; Flashback 5, March 30; Sunday Funday with DJ Love, March 31. Horseshoe Casino, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City.
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APRIL 4-6,11-14: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM. Though the story has been told countless times, Bossier Parish Community College’s unique twist on the time-honored tale is sure to entertain. $12. 7:30 p.m., 2 p.m., Sundays. Stephen W. Slaughter Theatre in Building C on the BPCC campus, 6220 East Texas St., Bossier City. Visit www.bpcc.edu.
APRIL 6-7: THE WIZARD OF OZ. Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet brings its most popular spring production to the stage. $25, $35, $45. 2:30 p.m. 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.
APRIL 28: MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT. "Spamalot" tells the legendary tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table and their quest for the Holy Grail in seriously ridiculous Monty Python style! This hilarious spoof features a chorus line of dancing divas and knights, flatulent Frenchmen, killer rabbits and one legless knight. $25, student, $44, $61, $75. The Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.thestrandtheatre.com.
MARCH 28: CENTENARY WIND ENSEMBLE OUTDOOR CONCERT. This
mix of Centenary students, faculty, staff and community musicians who
have combined their talents to provide a full band experience for our
community. A food truck from La Michoacana will be available. 5 p.m.
Hargrove Memorial Amphitheatre, Centenary College, 2911 Centenary Blvd.,
Shreveport. Visit www.centenary.edu.
APRIL 7: THE SPIRITUAL SIDE OF LES MISERABLES. Featuring
the French musical’s beautiful songs about love, mercy, forgiveness and
redemption, performed by veterans of musical theater and opera. $20. 3
p.m. Emmett Hook Center, 550 Common St., Shreveport. Call 225-397-6393.
APRIL 10: PIONEERS OF ROCK'N SOUL. Bill
Buchanan pays tribute to the '50s and '60s icons. $20-$25. 7-9 p.m.
East Bank Theatre, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.eventbrite.com.
APRIL 12: A TRIBUTE TO THE QUEEN OF SOUL. Extensions
of Excellence Performing Arts presents this performance for Aretha
Franklin. $15. 7:30 p.m. The Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave.,
Shreveport. Call 226-8555.
APRIL 13: JEFFERSON STARSHIP. With
original members David Freiberg and Donny Baldwin, along with longtime
members Chris Smith, Jude Gold and Cathy Richardson anchoring the female
lead vocal spot made famous by Grace Slick. $25, student; $32, $42,
$52. The Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.thestrandtheatre.com.
APRIL 25: LAUREN DAIGLE. American
contemporary Christian music singer and songwriter takes the stage at
7:30 p.m. at Shreveport Municipal Auditorium. Tickets are $27.50-$87.50
and are available at Shreveport Convention Center box office Mon.-Fri.
Tickets may be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com or charge by phone
MAY 11: CHONDA PIERCE - STILL LAUGHING. Featuring Karyn Williams. $26, $36, $49.50. 7 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.
| SPECIAL EVENTS
EVERY TUESDAY 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. $8 per person. 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
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. 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.
FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH: MOMMY & ME YOGA. This
30-minute class is filled with songs, laughter, stories and yoga and
created for mommy and baby bonding. $5. 10 a.m. R.W. Norton Art Gallery,
4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.rwnaf.org.
EVERY SATURDAY BEGINNING APRIL 6: BOSSIER CITY FARMERS' MARKET. With
fresh foods, honey, soap, makers, entrepreneurs, artists, food trucks
and fun activities for kids. Free. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pierre Bossier Mall,
2950 East Texas St., Bossier City. Visit www.BossierCityFarmersMarket.com.
THROUGH MARCH 29: SPRING BREAK LUNCH ON THE LAWN. Spread
a picnic blanket on the grass and dine surrounded by the sight and
scent of the Norton’s beautiful botanical gardens while the kids are on
spring break with food trucks serving up treats. 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.rwnaf.org.
MARCH 30: 12TH ANNUAL SPRING FESTIVAL. Featuring
Santa Cruzan parade and fireworks. 4-9 p.m. Aseana Asian Gardens of
Shreveport, 800 Texas Ave., Shreveport. Call 401-8078.
MARCH 30: BOSSIER CITY MAKERS FAIR. A celebration of handcrafted goods, artists, crafts and foods with over 100 markers and artisans with live music, activities and more. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Louisiana Boardwalk, 540 Boardwalk Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.BossierCityMakersFair.com.
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 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: TWIN CITY 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.
MARCH 30-31: CADDO VELO CLASSIC. A
two-day cycling event that will bring amateur and professional cyclists
from across the country to Shreveport that benefits Feist-Weiller
Cancer Center. The event features $20,000 in top prizes. Visit
MARCH 30: AUTHOR TALK AND BOOK SIGNING. Featuring
"The Tears of Lady Liberty" by Frank Boston. This novel is an
emotional, personal study of survival despite persecution under tyranny.
2 p.m. The Bossier Parish Libraries History Center, 2206, Beckett St.,
Bossier City. Call 746-7717.
MARCH 31: 3RD ANNUAL MILES FOR MEALS 5K AND MOSEY MILE. An
afternoon of running, music and family fun that benefits the Caddo
Council on Aging’s Meals on Wheels program. $35, 5K; $15, Mosey Mile. 3
p.m. Caddo Council on Aging, 1700 Buckner St., Shreveport. Visit www.caddocoa.org/MFM19.
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, non-profit organization fee. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. LSU Shreveport University Center Ballroom, 1 University Drive, Shreveport. Call 797-5062.
APRIL 4: TWILIGHT TALKIES: CINDERELLA. Bring
your chairs and blankets and enjoy the movie under the stars on the
lawn of the museum with local food trucks. 6:30, 7:30 p.m., movie
begins. R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.rwnaf.org.
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 5: SMOKIN' ON THE RED. A premium cigar event with cigars from 10 manufacturers, door prizes, food, drinks, music and more. Open to ages 21 and up. $59 pre-sale; $69 at the door. 5-9 p.m. Tobacco House at Eddie's Tavern, 1701 Old Minden Road, Bossier City. Call 861-7905.
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: SPRING PLANT SALE. The
Northwest Louisiana Master Gardeners host this annual sale with a wide
selection of perennials, shade plants, unique vines and fragrant herbs. 8
a.m. to noon. Randle T. Moore Center, 3101 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport.
APRIL 6: PUP CRAWL. All dog lovers and their dogs are invited to this event with photos, pet adoption, food, drinks and art. 5-9 p.m., 500, 600, 700 blocks of Texas St., Shreveport. Visit the event page at www.Facebook.com.
APRIL 6-7: 45TH ANNUAL MELROSE ARTS & CRAFT FESTIVAL. With
more than 100 vendors featuring handmade items, tours of the plantation
home, a children’s workshop and more. $5, adults; $2, children 6-12. $5
tours of the Big House. 9 a.m., April 12; 10 a.m., April 13. Melrose
Plantation, 3533 LA-199, Melrose. Visit www.melroseplantations.org.
APRIL 12-13: WOMEN VETERANS INFORMATIONAL SEMINAR. With
keynote speakers, Secretary Joey Strickland, Louisiana Department of
Veterans Affairs. All women veterans, active duty, Guard and Reserve are
invited. Registration deadline is April 1. Free. 6-8 p.m., April 12; 8
a.m. to 3 p.m., April 13. Wyndam Garden Inn, 1419 East 70th St.,
Shreveport. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
APRIL 13: PACE’S PRIDE IN THE PARK FAMILY FESTIVAL. With
food trucks on hand, various community booths to visit, vendors, live
music from Tipsey and much more. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Betty Virginia Park,
3901 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.pacelouisiana.org.
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.
APRIL 13: SPRING BAKE SALE. With homemade baked goods and Yogie and Friends merchandise. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Petco, 6596 Youree Drive, Shreveport. Visit www.yogieandfriends.org.
APRIL 13: BUGS & BREWS FESTIVAL. South
Shreveport’s premier crawfish and music festival celebrating the
spirit, cuisine and culture of Louisiana with crawfish from several
local vendors, food trucks, live music with a Louisiana flair by
multiple artists, interactive children’s area, crawfish races and more.
10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Greenleaf Park, Provenance, 1968 Bridgewater Ave.,
Shreveport. Visit www.bugsfest.com.
APRIL 13: HIGHLAND BLOOM GARDEN PARTY. Enjoy
our Highland garden that was featured on Les Tour de Jardins and join
us for an evening of food, wine and fine art to support the MLK Health
Center & Pharmacy. $100. 6-9 p.m. 865 Olive St., Shreveport. Visit www.eventbrite.com.
APRIL 13: ANECA EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA. The
most ginormous and free egg hunt in town with Easter Bunny photos,
bounce houses, petting zoo, face painting, food trucks and more. 10 a.m.
to 2 p.m. AC Steere Park, 4009 Youree Drive, Shreveport. Visit www.facebook.com.
APRIL 13: ARK-LA-TEX GENEALOGICAL ASSOCIATION MONTHLY MEETING. With
guest speakers John Agan and Glenda Bernard. Free. 1-3 p.m. Shreve
Memorial Library’s Broadmoor Branch, 1212 Captain Shreve Drive,
Shreveport. Visit www.altgenealogy.com.
APRIL 16: CATS: EVENTS ON CULTURE, ARTS, TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE. This
event brings a diverse group of scholars, leaders and artists to
residents of The Glen and our community. This event will be on restoring
clocks. 3 p.m. The Glen Retirement System, 403 East Flournoy Lucas
Road, Shreveport. Call 798-3500.
APRIL 25: AN EVENING OF WINE AND ROSES. This
fundraiser for The American Rose Center will honor local journalist
Maggie Martin. The event includes a silent auction, live music, wine,
catered dinner and more. $125. 6 p.m., social hour; 7 p.m., dinner. The
American Rose Center, 8877 Jefferson Paige Road, Shreveport. Visit www.rose.org.
APRIL 26: 2019 DANCING FOR A CURE. Annual fundraiser with local media stars dancing on stage that benefits Susan G. Komen Louisiana. $50. 7 p.m. Horseshoe Riverdome, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.komenlouisiana.org.
APRIL 27: MUSIC IN THE PARK. With
live bands, food trucks, family activities and more. Free. 11 a.m. to 6
p.m. Southern Hills Park, 1002 Bert Kouns Ind. Loop, Shreveport. Call
APRIL 27: 18TH ANNUAL DAVID RICE MEMORIAL ANGEL RUN & WALK 5K. Make
a difference in the lives of individuals with intellectual and
developmental disabilities while running and walking through the
beautiful Long Lake subdivision in South Shreveport. Afterwards, enjoy
fun for the whole family with live music, food, photo-fun, face
painting, yoga, puppet shows, massage therapists and much more! $30-
$40. Race begins at 8 a.m. Holy Angels campus, 10450 Ellerbe Road,
Shreveport. Visit laholyangels.org.
APRIL 27: EAST BANK RE-ANIMATION CHALLENGE. Come geek out with us for this block party and music event with a costume contest where guests are encouraged to dress up as their favorite animated character from a game, animated series, comic or animated film with a costume crawl, food, drinks and more! 5-10 p.m. East Bank District & Plaza, 600 block of Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.bossierarts.org.
APRIL 27: COMMUNITY RENEWAL CROQUET CLASSIC. Features
a croquet tournament, a scrumptious lunch from Ono’s Hawaiian Cuisine,
beautiful music and fabulous fellowship – all for a fantastic cause!
Proceeds benefit the Adult Renewal Academy. 9 a.m. LSUS, One University
Drive, Shreveport. Visit www.communityrenewal.us or call 425-3222.
APRIL 28: 7TH ANNUAL SPRING FLING. Join
your neighbors with family and friends for music, food and fun. 4-7
p.m. Betty Virginia Park, 3901 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport.
MAY 2: ANGEL FEST. Support
Holy Angels and #GiveforGood with a celebration of music, food and
friendship. Live music throughout the evening accompanied by tasty eats,
refreshing drinks and familyfriendly activities. Free admission with a
suggested donation of $25. 4-9 p.m. at Provenance Community in
Shreveport. Visit laholyangels.org.
MAY 3: 21ST ANNUAL LSUS ALUMNI CAPITAL ONE PILOTS GOLF CLASSIC. A
day for great golf, great prizes! $750 for a four-person team with two
meals, snacks, beverages, range balls and more. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The
Golf Club at StoneBridge, 301 StoneBridge Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.lsus.edu/golf.
MAY 3: 11TH ANNUAL ULM WARHAWK CLASSIC GOLF TOURNAMENT. A
four-person scramble with a shotgun start with lunch, gift bags, door
prizes and more. 10 a.m., registration; 11 a.m. lunch. $100. Northwood
Hills Golf Club, 5000 Northwood Hills Drive, Shreveport. Call 797-9556.
MAY 4: CHILDREN’S BOOK FESTIVAL. Shreve
Memorial Library hosts this family-friendly, literary event with
children’s book authors and illustrators, costumed characters, fun games
and activities for kids and food vendors. Free. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. LSU
Shreveport Campus, 1 University Place, Shreveport. Visit www.shreve-lib.org.
MAY 21: CATS: EVENTS ON CULTURE, ARTS, TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE. This
event brings a diverse group of scholars, leaders and artists to
residents of The Glen and our community. This event will be on growing
and tasting tomatoes. 3 p.m. The Glen Retirement System, 403 East
Flournoy Lucas Road, Shreveport. Call 798-3500.
JUNE 18: CATS: EVENTS ON CULTURE, ARTS, TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE. This event brings a diverse group of scholars, leaders and artists to residents of The Glen and our community. This event will be on Astronomy 101. 3 p.m. The Glen Retirement System, 403 East Flournoy Lucas Road, Shreveport. Call 798-3500.
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HORSESHOE BOSSIER CITY HOTEL AND CASINO: 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. 742-0711.
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