THROUGH APRIL 30: HOOSHANG KHORASANI EXHIBIT. 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.
THROUGH MAY 31: "DEPTH OF FIELD" A PHOTO EXHIBIT. Featuring the work of Maria Schmelz and Ron Austin. Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.bossierarts.org.
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.
APRIL 25: BIZ ART. A free family event featuring a local artists. April’s artist of the month is Adena Helm. 5-7 p.m. Hayter Reynolds, LLC, 9045 Ellerbe Road, Ste. 103, Shreveport. Call 698-3000.
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. Dorsey Summerfield, 6-10 p.m., April 11; Sweet T, 8 p.m. to midnight, April 12, 13; Chris McCaa, 6-10 p.m., April 18; Total Choice, 8 p.m. to midnight, April 19, 20; Beaux Atkins, 6-10 p.m., April 15; Legato Stone, 8 p.m. to midnight, April 26, 27. 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. 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, 8 p.m. April 11, 25; Southern Roots, 9 p.m., April 12; DJ Konflikt, 10:30 p.m., April 13; Soul Grooves, 8 p.m., April 18; Mojiles, 9 p.m., April 19; Super Fleek, 9 p.m., April 20; The Wonderfuls, 9 p.m., April 26; DJ Trentino, 10:30 p.m., 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: 5 Star Karaoke, April 10, 17, 24; Stereodrive Band, April 13; Wes Jeans Band, April 19; Tambria Adams Band, April 26. 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; Ambush, April 20. 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.
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,
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.)
April 12; Doobie Brothers, April 20; Dustin Lynch, May 24. Horseshoe
Bossier City Hotel and Casino, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City.
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. Ambush, 7 p.m. to midnight, April 12. 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 + Jared Mourad, April 12; Eli Young Band, May 4; Parker McCollum,
May 10; Delbert McClinton, May 17; Cowboy Mouth + Spectra Vamp, July 20.
1201 Dixie Overland Road, Bossier City. 752-3633. Tickets available at
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; Professor Porkchop & The
Dirty Dishes, April 12, 13; Pseudo Boom, April 19, 20; Lady Chazz &
The Champs, April 26, 27. 300 Riverside Drive, Bossier City, La.
SUPERIOR GRILL: Live
entertainment on the patio from 6:30-10:30 p.m., Jimmy Wooten Band,
April 10; Scram Wulfie and Lefty, April 11; Tambria Adams Band, April
12; Joe Nadeau Band, April 13; Jason Sepulvado Band, April 17; Fine
China, April 18; Savage Trio, April 19; Good News Band, April 20. 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. K94.5 Wednesday Night Trivia with Know It All Trivia, April 10, 17, 24; Hurricane Joe, April 11; What The Funk?!, April 12; Heather Linn and The Deacons, April 13; Sunday Funday with DJ Love, April 14, 21, 28, 31; ’90s Nite Out with That Girl DJ, April 15, 22, 29; Pro Karaoke with Scott, April 16, 23; Jay Statham and the Tokie Show, April 18; Smackwater, April 19; Kid Icarus Project, April 20; NFL Draft Party, April 25; Come To Life, April 26; Iron Rations, April 27; Flashback 5, April 30. Horseshoe Casino, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City.
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APRIL 11-14: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM. Though
the story has been told countless times, Bossier Parish Community
College’s unique twist on the timehonored 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 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 18-21, 26-28: THE FANTASTICKS. The
world’s longestrunning musical that focuses on two young lovers, their
meddling fathers, and the journey we all must take through adolescence.
$25. 7:30 p.m.; 2p.m., Sundays. Shreveport Little Theatre, 812 Margaret
Place, Shreveport. Call 424-4439.
APRIL 27: MADAMA BUTTERFLY. Shreveport
Opera presents Puccini's beloved operatic masterpiece. $35-$95. 7:30
p.m. The Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportopera.org.
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.
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
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 (800)745-3000.
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 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
APRIL 11, 25, 28, MAY 2: JAM ON THE RED CONCERT SERIES. Features
some of the most talented regional rock bands for the ultimate
destination for a Thursday night happy hour! Rock out at this weekly
outdoor music festival in the courtyard. Food and beverage will be
available for purchase. 5:30-9 p.m. Shreveport Aquarium, 601 Clyde Fant
Pkwy., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportaquarium.com.
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. 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: EASTER EGG HUNT AND LADYBUG RELEASE. Easter
egg hunt and Easterthemed games with prizes for children, face
painting, a bounce house, photos with the Easter Bunny for $10 and rides
on Roseland Express is $5. $5 per person or $20 per carload. 10 a.m. to
2 p.m. The American Rose Center, 8877 Jefferson Paige Road, Shreveport.
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
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
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
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 15: MADAMA BUTTERFLY OPERA NIGHT DINNER. Join
us for an evening of fine wine, exquisite cuisine and a fun operatic
experience with the cast of "Madama Butterfly." $85. 6:30 p.m. The
Petroleum Club, 416 Travis St., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportopera.org.
APRIL 16, 20, 22: BEGINNERS' KNITTING WORKSHOP. Shreve
Memorial Library is partnering with knitting enthusiast Peggy Svee on
this workshop for anyone who has ever considered knitting as a hobby,
those just learning to knit, and for those who just need a refresher
course. April 16, Free. 5:30 p.m.; April 20, Free. 11 a.m.; April 22,
Free. 4 p.m. Shreveport Memorial Library, Hamilton/South Caddo Branch,
2111 Bert Kouns Ind. Loop, Shreveport. Visit www.shreve-lib.org.
APRIL 16: THE COATES BLUFF NATURE AND HISTORY TRAIL-- PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE. Jon
Soul will discuss Coates Bluff’s past as a pre- European settlement and
as a post-European settlement with an important role in the founding of
Shreveport and Bossier. 6-7:30 p.m. Bossier Parish Libraries History
Center, 2206 Beckett St., Bossier City. Call 746-7717.
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 20: EASTER EGG HUNT. An
Easter egg hunt for children ages 2-10 with crafts, games and more. 10
a.m., activities; 11 a.m. Easter egg hunt. Fellowship Hall, Broadmoor
Presbyterian Church, 1915 Grover Place, Shreveport. Call 868-3659.
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: DANCING FOR A CURE. Annual
dancing competition for Susan G. Komen Louisiana featuring Christian
Piekos, Delano Henry, Luana Munoz, Morgan Trahant Lang and Waynette
Ballengee and Vicki’s School of Dance. $50. 7 p.m. Horseshoe Riverdome,
711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.komenlouisiana.org.
APRIL 26-28: YOGA FARM FEST. With
yoga, meditation, qigong, hula hooping, stand-up paddle boarding, live
music, farm to table food, acupuncture, massage all in a beautiful
outdoor setting. $125, weekend, or $75 each. Registration is 5-8 p.m.,
April 26 at Red River Brewing. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; April 26, 9 a.m. to 11
a.m. Perkins Property, 10560 Ellerbe Road, Shreveport. Visit www.yogafarmfest.com.
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
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 27: 8TH ANNUAL CHOCOLATE AND CHAMPAGNE. This
after dinner event benefiting the Easterseals with chocolate and
champagne tastings, music and dancing to the Backbeat Boogie Band, along
with a silent auction, fork pull and golden ticket drawing. $100. 7
p.m. DiamondJack’s Casino Hotel, 711 DiamondJacks Blvd., Bossier City.
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.
APRIL 30: FAMILY FOOD TRUCK NIGHT. Join
us at the museum for an evening of family, food and fun with local food
trucks. 5-8 p.m. R.W. Norton Gallery, 4747 Creswell 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 family-friendly activities. Free admission with a
suggested donation of $25. 4-9 p.m. at Provenance Community in
Shreveport. Visit laholyangels.org.
MAY 3: TACO WARS 2. This
free family event will feature 12 local taquerias who will battle for
the Golden Taco with free chips and salsa tasting along with free
screenings of CoCo and Three Amigos as well as live music and more. 5-9
p.m. LSU Shreveport, 1 University Place, Shreveport. Visit the page on www.facebook.com.
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 8: WAM (WINE, ART & MUSIC). This
quarterly event features local artist Kimberly Gable, wine tastings,
food pairing and live music. $35. 5:30-8 p.m. 1800 Prime Steakhouse,
Boomtown Casino, 300 Riverside Drive, Bossier City. Visit www.bossierarts.org.
MAY 9: P.R.I.D.E AWARDS. The
banquet recognizes excellence in the tourism and hospitality industry
presented by the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau.
Nominations close at midnight, April 23. 5:30 p.m. cash bar; 6 p.m.
dinner awards. Horseshoe Casino and Hotel Riverdome, 711 Horseshoe
Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.Shreveport- Bossier.org/pride.
MAY 11: IMAGINE ACHIEVE BELIEVE. This
inaugural gala for Shriners Hospitals for Children - Shreveport will
feature dinner, program and live/silent auctions. $125. 7 p.m. Eldorado
Resort Casino, 451 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. Visit www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org/ shreveport.
MAY 11: ARK-LA-TEX GENEALOGICAL ASSOCIATION MONTHLY MEETING. With
Leonard Gresens’ presentation on “Early Shreveport/ Bossier Private
Coinage.” Free. 1-3 p.m. Broadmoor Branch Library, 1212 Captain Shreve
Drive, Shreveport. Visit www.altgenealogy.com.
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.
| CASINO PROMOS
BOOMTOWN CASINO & HOTEL: 300 Riverside Drive, Bossier City, 746-0711. www.boomtownbossier.com. April Promotions. Night of 100 Winners Drawings is from 7-10 p.m. every Friday. Ten winners every 20 minutes. Press 2 Win Kiosk Game is from 5-9 p.m. every Wednesday. 5X Entries for Night of 100 Winners is every Monday and Tuesday. Guest will earn 5X entries. Excludes April 15, 16. Play and Eat Buffet Promotion is every Monday and Tuesday (excluding April 15,16). Guest earn 150 tier points on Monday or Tuesday to receive a free buffet to redeem Wednesday through Sunday.
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.
April Promotions. $20,000 April Showers Giveaway. Win $2,500 cash
instantly. Win your share of $20,000 cash and JackPlay. Drawings from
7-10 p.m. every Friday. 50+ Diamond Club is every Wednesday. New Kiosk
Rewards Program. Turn your play into Rewards right at the kiosk! Now you
can easily manage and redeem your points. Your points earn you slot
play, food and cash. New Rewards Club Benefits. New enhanced benefits,
exclusive points multiplier and more! Manage your own rewards with our
New Kiosk Rewards Program. Your email could be worth $100. Submit your
email to the Rewards Club for a chance to win a share of $500!.
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. $26.99 Crawfish Buffet is from 4:30-10 p.m every Friday. All-you-can-eat crawfish buffet. Price with Rewards Club 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. Easter Buffet with allyou-can-eat holiday buffet for $16.99. Price with Rewards Club card. Tax and gratuity not included.
ELDORADO RESORT CASINO: 451 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 877-602- 0711. April Promotions. $95,000 Roads to Riches. Mystery Multiplier is every Thursday. Play between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. and win bonus entries. The finale drawing is June 29. Play daily for your chance at cash and prizes! Simply earn five tier points to unlock that days game and win Reward Dollars and prizes, including additional entries into the Finale Drawing! Twenty lucky guests will win $500 cash while one lucky guest will drive home in a brand new 2019 Jaguar F-PACE SUV! $20,000 Super Slot Sundays. Just when you think Sundays are Super, it gets better! Play in our Super Sunday Slot Tournament every Sunday in April. Play anytime between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. each week for your chance at a share of $5,000! $20,000 Spring into Cash is every Friday. Play every Friday this month for your chance at a share of $5,000, Ten guests will win prizes ranging between $1,000-$250 each week! Drawings begin at 8 p.m.
HARRAH'S LOUISIANA DOWNS: 8000 E. Texas St., Bossier City. 742-5555. Must be 21 years of age or older to participate. Return Rewards. Caesar's Rewards Members that earn 100 Tier Credits in a day will receive at least $5 in Free Slot Play. Mystery Reward Credit Multiplier is Tuesday and Wednesday. Caesar's Rewards members can swipe their card at the Promotions Kiosk to receive a Reward Credit Multiplier. Caesar's Rewards members have a chance to win up to a 100X multiplier. $12,000 Spring Cha Ching Drawings is every Saturday. Caesar's Rewards members can swipe their Caesar's Rewards card for a chance to win a share of thousands in Free Slot Play. Activation is from 3-9:45 p.m. All Caesar's Rewards members receive one free entry upon activation; additional entries are based on Tier. At 4 p.m., drawings will begin and happen every half hour. Fuddruckers Special Earn 100. On Fridays and Saturdays, Caesar's 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). Caesar's Reward members must swipe card at a redemption kiosks to receive their dining credit which is valid for seven days.
HORSESHOE BOSSIER CITY HOTEL AND CASINO: 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. 742-0711. April Promotions. Mystery Reward Credit Multiplier. On Mondays and Tuesdays, Total Rewards members can swipe their Caesar's Rewards Card for a chance to win up to a 100X Multiplier or a 3X multiplier for Video Poker. Guests can swipe their Caesar's Rewards card at any Promotional Kiosk. Asian 3K Drawing. On Mondays, Caesar's Rewards members can swipe their Caesar's Rewards Card to activate their entry into the drawing between 7-11:45 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 to receive promotional chips or Free Slot Play. Asian Midweek Drawing. On Wednesdays, Caesar's Rewards members can swipe their Caesar's 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 starting at 8 p.m. with the last one at midnight. One winner will be announced to receive promotional chips, Free Slot Play or a Visa Card. As Seen on TV Gift Series. On Wednesdays, guests must earn 150 Tier Credits to receive a gift each week. Earning period is from 5 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.; gift distribution is from 3-8 p.m. $100,000 Legendary Fourtunes Drawings. On Fridays and Saturdays you can win a share of $100,000 cash. Five winners will be selected every hour from 6-9 p.m. to receive $500 cash. At 10 p.m., one winner will be selected to win $1,500 cash. Activation is from 5-9:45 p.m. $100,000 Legendary Fourtunes Second Chance Drawings. At 9 p.m. on select Thursdays, someone will walk away with $1,500 cash and any remaining unclaimed prize cash from the previous weekend’s Legendary Fortunes Drawing. Activation is from 5-8:45 p.m. Asian Mini Baccarat Tournaments are Friday in April.
MARGARITAVILLE CASINO AND RESORT: 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489. www.margaritavillebossiercity.com. April Promotions. Margaritaville Millions Continuity Game is every day with Island-themed game with the appeal of more winners, more often. Play ‘N’ Get Umbrella is Monday through Thursday. Four hundred base points available while supplies last. 2X Play Wednesdays. Guests receive two free game plays. $20K Mini Baccarat Hot Seat is April 11, 18, 24. Drawings are 8-11 p.m. Two winners will be drawn every 15 minutes for $200 in promotional chips. All Access members will receive $400 in promotional chips. $25K Around the World Giveaway is April 14, 21, 28. Drawings are 8-9:45 p.m. Two names are drawn every 15 minutes for $250 in promotional chips and an entry ticket into the finale drawing. $11K Checks in the Mail Giveaway is April 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27. Five names will be drawn every 30 minutes from 8–11:30 p.m. to pull a “check” from the designated mailboxes. Prizes range from $100 - $1,000 in cash. At midnight, one name will be drawn to make a selection and in addition, they will take all forfeited amounts from the mailboxes. $25K Jackpot Party is April 27. For every jackpot hit, guests will receive variable entries based on tier.
SAM'S TOWN HOTEL AND CASINO SHREVEPORT: 315 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 811-429- 0711. www.samstown.com