THROUGH AUG. 17: CONNECTIONS: AN ASG ART COLLECTIVE EXHIBITION. Artworks by Joanna Gifford, Willow Lanchester, Jessica Sanders and Lilah Sheperd Ward will be on display. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. or by appointment. Agora Borealis, 413 Lake St., Shreveport. (318) 268-3011.
THROUGH AUG. 18: ANN GEORGE: SEASONS OF SELF. This Louisiana artist uses her camera, paper, ink and paint to create photographic fusions that tell stories through her use of imagery. R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.rwnaf.org.
AUG.21- SEPT. 22: COSMOS. Explore the stars in a collection of student works inspired by the wonders of the heavens and the stars. R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.rwnaf.org.
THROUGH AUG. 23: "PAIRED EXPRESSIONS: VISUAL AND LYRICAL ART." The Shreveport Art Club’s Member Show features work in acrylic, oil, watercolor, pastel, graphics, mixed media collage and photography. Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport. Visit www.laexhibitmuseum.org.
THROUGH AUG. 31: FACES: ENCOUNTERING THE SPIRIT. Artist Janet Maines exhibit. Norsworthy Fine Arts Gallery, 214 Texas St., Shreveport. Call 424-6764.
THROUGH SEPT. 3: LIGHTING THE WAY: LED ARTWORK & DRAG PORTRAITS: Paige Powell’s second solo art exhibit with mixed media featuring a series of drag portraits as well as embellished artworks with LED lights. C&C Mercantile & Lighting, 2430 Line Ave., Shreveport. Visit the event page on www.facebook.com
THROUGH SEPT 6: "THE FACES OF SHREVEPORT COMMON." This exhibit is created by 15 local artists and represents the Shreveport Common neighborhood. Central Artstation, 801 Crockett St., Shreveport. Visit www.shrevearts.org.
THROUGH SEPT 30: A DUAL ARTSHOW PRESENTING THE TALENTS OF WHITNEY TATES AND HILLARY FRAZIER. The East Bank Gallery at Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. www.bossierarts.org.
THROUGH SEPT. 28: STILL PHOTOGRAPHY. Showcasing 40 years of personal works by Neil Johnson. Artspace, 708 Texas St., Shreveport. Visit www. artspaceshreveport.com.
THROUGH SEPT. 30: BRITTANI PHILLIPS. This emerging artist specializes in functional and abstract art. Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.bossierarts.org.
AUG. 22: ARTIST TALK: ANDY YOUNG. Andy Young will read several samples from her chapbooks that provide a glimpse into her winding literary journey. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Central Artstation, 801 Crockett St., Shreveport. Visit www.shrevearts.org.
AUG. 24: WRITER’S WORKSHOP. With Andy Young that focuses on the concept of lyric object, a tangible object that holds emotional weight in a poem. 10 a.m. to noon. Central Artstation, 801 Crockett St., Shreveport. Visit www.shrevearts.org.
AUG. 31: AUGUST BIZ ART. Featuring abstract artist Michelle Ritter. An opening reception from 5-7 p.m. Hayter Reynolds, 9045 Ellerbe Road, Ste. 103, Shreveport. Call 698-3000.
AUG. 31-OCT. 13: THAT DAY: PICTURES IN THE AMERICAN WEST. For her own exhibition, Laura Wilson chose 72 photographs that display the diversity of Western lives, from the Hutterites in Montana to the Oglala Sioux in South Dakota, and from those living in the borderland towns to those following a still-surviving way of life as ranchers and cowboys. An opening reception is from 5-7 p.m., Aug. 30. R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.rwnaf.org.
SEPT. 9: CREATIVE ART CONNECTION (CAC). The monthly meeting will feature a demonstration by watercolor artist Denise Sanders. 6-8 p.m. Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Call 965-0798.
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.
AMERICAN LEGION #14: Karaoke with Jay Couger or Dickie Turner 5:30 p.m. every Sunday; Flashback, Aug. 30. 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.
BAYOU THUNDER SALOON. 5 Star Karaoke Plus, 6-11 p.m. every Sunday; 8 p.m. to midnight. Live music from 8 p.m. to midnight, Tambria Adams, Aug. 17; Red Thread, Aug. 24. Friday. 1910 Market St., Shreveport. 848-7732.
BEARS ON FAIRFIELD: Live entertainment starts at 8 p.m. 1401 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport. 272-1643.
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.
CELEBRITY LOUNGE: Live music. Soul Grooves, Aug. 16; Night Shift Band, Aug. 17; Vermillionaries, Aug. 23; Pop Culture, Aug. 24; Tipsey, Aug. 30. Eldorado Resort Casino, 451 Clyde Fant Parkway. Call 877-602-0711.
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. 5 Star Karaoke Plus, 11 p.m. to 3 a.m., Friday and Saturday. 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.
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. Books and Brews, which is an open forum book club, takes place on the fourth Friday of the month. Live music is from 6-9 p.m. every Thursday night. 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.
LEGENDS THEATRE: DiamondJacks Casino & Resort, 711 DiamondJacks Blvd., Bossier City. 678-7777.
NICKY'S MEXICAN RESTAURANT: Wayne’s FM Karaoke, 6:30-10 p.m., Thursdays; Flashback, Aug. 31, Sept. 21. 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 PORT GRILL: Live entertainment. 784 E. Flournoy Lucas Road, Ste. C.
PARADISE THEATER: Clint Black, 8 p.m., Aug. 31. $25- $75. Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489.
RIVERDOME: Live music, special guests. Aaron Lewis, 8 p.m., Aug. 17. Josh Turner, 8 p.m., Aug. 30. Horseshoe Bossier City Hotel and Casino, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. 800-895-0711.
SAM'S TOWN LIVE ENTERTAINMENT: Free entertainment all month long. Latin Nights with DJ Manny from 8 p.m.-12 a.m. every Thursday night. Ambush, 7 p.m. to midnight, Aug. 16, 17; Legato Stone, Auyg. 23, 24; Side FX, Aug. 30, 31; Clay Logan Band, Aug. 30, 31.
THE STAGE AT SILVER STAR: Live entertainment. Gates open at 7 p.m. unless stated otherwise. Joe Nichols, Aug. 16. 1201 Dixie Overland Road, Bossier City. 752-3633. Tickets available at www.outhousetickets.com.
SUNDANCE CANTINA BAR AT BOOMTOWN: Live music is from 8 p.m. to midnight. Dusty Rose Band, Aug. 23, 24; Ambush, Aug. 30. 300 Riverside Drive, Bossier City, La. 318-746-0711.
SUPERIOR GRILL: Live entertainment on the patio from 6:30-10:30 p.m., Louisiana Rockin Sauce, Aug. 14; Scram Wulfie & Lefty, Aug. 15; Mainstreet, Aug. 16; Casey Martin Band, Aug. 17; Ziffel Bros, Aug. 18; Professor Porkchop, Aug. 21; Good News, Aug. 22; The Syndicate, Aug. 23; Jimmy Wooten Band, Aug. 24; Pseudo Boom, Aug. 25; Tambria Adams Band, Aug. 28; Soulshine with Stan Hoffman, Aug. 29; Savage Trio, Aug. 30; Joey V & The Vindicators, Aug. 31. 6123 Line Ave., Shreveport. 869-3243.
SUPERIOR'S STEAKHOUSE: Live
piano music 6-10 p.m., Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; 7-11 p.m.,
Saturday. Haley Brooke, most Thursdays, many Fridays and Saturdays;
Landon Pate, many Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; Morgan Smith, many
Wednesdays; The Stilettos, the first Friday of the month. 855 Pierremont
Road, No. 120, Shreveport. 219-4123.
TIKI BAR: Live music at 6:30 p.m., 639 E. Kings Highway, Shreveport. 868-6355.
TWISTED ROOT: Live
music on the patio from 6-9 p.m., Buddy Flett, Tuesdays; Tim Powell,
first and third Thursdays; Shay Bailiff, second and fourth Thursdays.
Know-It-All Trivia, 7-9 p.m., Mondays, free entry. 868-6410. 8690 Line
WHISKEY JACKS MUSIC AND SPIRITS: Live
entertainment 6-10 p.m., Thursdays, 8 p.m. to midnight, Fridays and
Saturdays. Spin Off, Aug. 15; Beaux Atkins Band, Aug. 16, 17; Derrick
Mathis, Aug. 22; Bluez Boyz, Aug. 23, 24; Toni & Drew, Aug. 29;
Identity Crisis, Aug. 30, 31. Diamond Jacks Casino & Resort, 711
DiamondJacks Blvd., Bossier City. 678-7777.
WHISKEY ROADHOUSE: Live entertainment. Jerad Brides, Aug. 15; Charlie Wood and the Smokin’ Section Band, Aug. 16; Identity Crisis, Aug. 17; DJ Jay Whatley, Aug., 18; 90s Nite Out featuring That Girl DJ., Aug. 19, 26; Cal Presley Band, Aug. 22; Come 2 Life, Aug. 23; Gary Patrick Band, Aug. 24; DJ KC, Aug. 25; The Joanitones, Aug. 29; Lee Mathis, Aug. 30; Roder Delano Band, Aug. 31. Horseshoe Bossier City Hotel and Casino, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. 742-0711.
AUG. 30: 85 SOUTH. Tickets
on sale. 21 and older. $147- $27. 8 p.m. Shreveport Municipal
Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit
SEPT. 6: RICHARD MARX. Tickets on sale now. $57, $47, $39; $25, student; $157, VIP. 8 p.m. The Strand, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.thestrandtheatre.com.
SEPT. 6: RUSS NAGEL. Tickets on sale now for America’s Funniest Biker Wild Ride Comedy Tour. $15, general admission; $25, VIP seating and meet and greet. 7 p.m. East Bank Theatre, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Shreveport. Visit www.eventbrite.com.
SEPT. 7: EDDIE B. Tickets
on sale for his “I’m Already a Professionally Developed” tour. $55,
$45, $35, $25. 8 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley
Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.
OCT. 5: THE TEMPTATIONS AND THE FOUR TOPS. Tickets on sale now. $36-$96. 8 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.
OCT. 12: MIRANDA SINGS. The
YouTube star comes to the stage with her “Who Wants My Kid” tour. 7
p.m. $82-$36.50. 7 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis
Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.
OCT. 13: ALISON KRAUSS. Tickets
on sale now. $92-$62. 7:30 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705
Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit
OCT. 14: BABY SHARK LIVE!. Tickets
on sale now. $59-$29. 6 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis
Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.
OCT. 19: RUSSIAN BALLET THEATRE PRESENTS SWAN LAKE. Tickets
on sale now. $86- $29. 7 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705
Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit
NOV. 3: THERESA CAPUTO. The
Long Island Medium will be live on her "The Experience Tour." $39.75. 3
p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave.,
Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.
NOV. 9: ZZ TOP. Tickets on sale now. $129-$39. 8 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.
NOV. 12: KEVIN GATES. "I’m Him Tour" tickets now on sale. $38-$75. 8 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.
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.
AUG. 17-18: HOLD ME! The
final show of the season with this blended series of comedic sketches
based on Jules Feiffer’s renowned comic strip cartoons. $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.
AUG. 18: SLT AUDITIONS FOR CHRISTMAS MUSICAL. Those
auditioning for the production of "Miracle on 34th Street: the Musical"
should bring sheet music, a head shot and theatre resume and be
prepared to sing and wear appropriate clothes for dancing. 10 a.m.,
Junior Academy; 2 p.m., adults and Senior Academy. Shreveport Little
Theatre, 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport. Call 424-4439.
AUG. 19-20: BPCC AUDITIONS FOR "URINETOWN." Local actors are encouraged to audition and bring a headshot and resume (not required). 6:30 p.m. Stephen W. Slaughter Theatre in Building C on BPCC campus, 6220 East Texas St., Bossier City. Call 678-6525.
AUG. 30-31: THEE HIDDEN CLAW: MYSTERY ISLAND. Join
in on the adventure as this handmade puppet and custom animated
extravaganza unfolds. $5; free for children under 6. 6 p.m., Aug. 30; 11
a.m., 2 p.m., Aug. 31. Central ArtStation, 801 Crockett St.,
Shreveport. Visit www.studiohighland.com.
SEPT. 12-15, 19-22: AVENUE Q. Stage Center presents this modern musical is part flesh, part felt and packed with heart. Two versions of the musical in repertory, an R-rated version and a new PG version. Rated PG: 7:30 p.m., Sept. 12-14, 2 p.m., Sept. 15. Rated R: 7:30 p.m., Sept. 19-21, 2 p.m., Sept. 22. $18, adults; $15, seniors/military/students.Central Artstation, 801 Crockett St., Shreveport. Call 218-9978.
| SPECIAL EVENTS
EVERY THURSDAY: LIVE MUSIC AND FUN. Enjoy live music. $6. Bossier Council on Aging, 706 Bearkat Drive, Bossier City. Call 741-8302.
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 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.
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.
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.
EVERY SATURDAY: 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.
EVERY SATURDAY THROUGH AUG. 24: SHREVEPORT FARMERS' MARKET. With vegetables, fruits, herbs, honey and meats grown/raised within a 100-mile radius as well as breads, jams, jellies, sweets and more. Live music. Free. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Festival Plaza, 101 Crockett St., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportfarmersmarket. com.
AUG. 15: WIZARDS BALL. Calling
all wizards, witches and creatures at this inaugural event. Come
dressed in your finest robes, or dress up as your favorite magical
character to gather, feast and mingle. With a costume contest, trivia
quiz, live music from AJ Haynes, specialty food, tours and more. Ages 21
and older. $35. 7-11 p.m. Shreveport Aquarium, 601 Clyde Fant Pkwy.,
Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportaquarium. com/wizards-ball.
AUG. 17: ALZHEIMER'S & DEMENTIA SUPPORT GROUP. This
class is beneficial for anyone who is a caregiver or knows someone with
Alzheimer’s or dementia. Free. 9 a.m. Fitness Lady, 1700 Old Minden
Road, Ste. 180, Bossier City. Call 747-1897.
AUG. 17-18: 45TH ANNUAL ARK-LA-TEX GEM & MINERAL SHOW. With
demonstration, door prizes and hourly silent auctions. Activities for
kids with a scavenger hunt and digging pit. $4; free for children 6 and
under. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Aug. 17; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Aug. 18. Bossier
Civic Center, 620 Benton Road, Bossier City. Visit www.larockclub.com.
AUG. 23: WWE LIVE. Returning
with Superstars of Monday Night RAW! 7:30 p.m. CenturyLink Center, 2000
CenturyLink Center Drive, Bossier City. Visit www.ticketmaster.com.
AUG. 24: STROKES FOR STROKE. An
art therapy class for stroke survivors that will later be on display in
a traveling exhibit. Free. Noon to 2 p.m. East Bank Gallery, 630
Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Call 225-666-4293.
AUG. 24: WOMEN’S SELF-DEFENSE SEMINAR. No
prior martial arts experience is required. Ages 13 and older. Free. 1
p.m. Louisiana Black Belt Academy, 1605 Benton Road, Ste. C, Bossier
City. Call 570-8914.
AUG. 27, SEPT. 24, OCT. 29: EAST BANK MARKET. A
celebration of local vendors, handcrafted goods, artists, food and
small business to include live music, fun family activities and more.
5-9 p.m. East Bank District and Plaza, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier
City. Visit www.EastBankMarket.com.
AUG. 28: FAMILY FOOD TRUCK NIGHT. Join
The Hot Dawg Hut, Bayou Bistreaux and Sweetport at the museum for an
evening of family, food and fun. Bring a blanket and a soccer ball or
football and enjoy the evening relaxing under the Norton's beautiful
trees. Free. 5-8 p.m. R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave.,
Shreveport. Visit www.rwnaf.org.
SEPT. 1: 10TH ANNUAL SHREVEPORT BLUES AND SOUTHERN SOUL PRE-LABOR DAY FESTIVAL. With
performances by Latimore, Till1, Ricky White, Benito, Jo Jo Reed and
Magic One. $25 in advance, $30 at the gate. Guests are encouraged to
bring lawn chairs and enjoy an evening filled with live music. 6 p.m.
Festival Plaza, downtown Shreveport. Visit
SEPT. 3: BE A FAN OF SHREVEPORT AMBASSADOR TOUR SERIES. This
tour theme is “Hidden Gem” and includes a daylong guided tour of
Shreveport-Bossier and lunch at Joe Cobb’s BBQ. $25. 8:30 a.m.
Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau’s Downtown Visitor
Center, 629 Spring St., Shreveport. Visit www.Shreveport-Bossier.org.
SEPT. 5-7: NORTH LOUISIANA GAY & LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL. With
multiple special events each day, an opening reception, and
thought-provoking films, panels and guests! $30, reception tickets; $40
NLGLFF movie pass. Robinson Film Center, 617 Texas St., Shreveport.
SEPT. 7: BOSSIER NIGHT MARKET. With
over 200 vendors and food trucks, it's the largest one-day vendor event
in the South. Free. 4-9 p.m. Parking lot of Pierre Bossier Mall, 2950
E. Texas St., Bossier City. Visit www.BossierCityFarmersMarket.com.
SEPT. 7-NOV. 9: ADULT JAZZ CLASS. With
dance instructor, Roshanda Spears. $100 for 10 classes. 1-2 p.m.
Shreveport Little Theatre, 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport. Email email@example.com.
SEPT. 8: 3RD ANNUAL SIP UNLIMITED: A TRIBUTE TO KUAN LIM. The
food and wine event benefits deserving individuals from the local
hospitality industry. Food and wine stations will feature the work of
the area's finest culinary professionals and sommeliers for a
gastronomic adventure. Three legends will be honored: Mike Bush, Phillip
Cueller and Kuan Lim as they continue to battle serious medical issues.
$75; $150, VIP. 2-5 p.m. at Margaritaville Casino and Resort, 777
Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. Visit www.eventbrite.com.
SEPT. 14: MELISSA ROSE MAGGIO REMEMBRANCE RUN. Proceeds
from this annual run fund scholarships for graduating seniors in
Bossier Parish entering a nursing program. Maggio’s parents wanted to
honor their daughter’s memory to continue her legacy and love of
nursing. $30, 5K; $15, fun run. 7:45 a.m. BeauJax Restaurant, 501
Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.christfit.org.
SEPT. 14: HIGHLAND JAZZ AND BLUES FESTIVAL. The
16th annual music and food event will be held on the grounds of
Columbia Park in the Highland neighborhood. With music and fun for
everyone, the festival will include nine bands playing from 11 a.m.-6
p.m. on two stages. There will be more than 70 food and art vendors
onsite and a Kids' Zone. Headliners include Buddy Flett, Shreveport
Second Line Brass Band, Jimmy Wooten, and Logan and the Legendaries.
Free. More information visit www.highlandjazzandblues.org.
SEPT. 21: CAMPUS FEST. Centenary
College of Louisiana teamed up with New Evolution Promotions to bring
an all-ages, family-friendly music festival with 12 of Shreveport’s most
talented bands. Food trucks, vendors and more. Free. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Centenary College of Louisiana, 2911 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport. Visit
the event on www.facebook.com.
SEPT. 21: OUR BIG FAT GREEK GOLF TOURNAMENT. St.
George Greek Orthodox Church hosts this four-man scramble with greek
food, drinks, door prizes and more. Registration deadline is Sept. 14.
$400 per team. 8 a.m. shotgun start. Querbes Golf Course, 3500 Beverly
Place, Shreveport. Call 458-3067 or 564-8884.
SEPT. 21: THE SALVATION ARMY WOMEN’S AUXILIARY STYLE HOW & PURSE AUCTION. The
annual fundraiser will feature a silent auction of new, designer
handbags, a style show and plated lunch. $50. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. East
Ridge Country Club, 1000 Stewart Drive, Shreveport. Visit www.eventbrite.com.
OCT. 12: HARK FESTIVAL. This festival and student competition celebrates the history and heritage of the Ark- La-Tex by encouraging students to explore regional history and express their findings creatively with writing, visual arts, handcrafts, and entertainment. Free. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. LSU Shreveport campus, 1 University Drive, Shreveport. Visit www. harkfestival.com. OCT. 18: HIGHLAND SOIREE. Join the MLK Health Center & Pharmacy in celebrating the past five years in Highland. With everything you love about Highland from food, drinks, live music and art. Silent art auction and a cooking demo with Melissa Brannan. $55. 6 p.m. MLK Health Center & Pharmacy, 865 Olive St., Shreveport. Visit www.eventbrite.com.
| CASINO PROMOS
BOOMTOWN CASINO & HOTEL: 300 Riverside Drive, Bossier City, 746-0711. www.boomtownbossier.com. August Promotions. Cruising in Summer Giveaway: Four winners every 30 minutes for $150 in bonus rewards or promotional chips and variable based entry tickets into the finale cruise giveaway. Drawings are from 7-10 p.m. every Friday. Finale cruise giveaway is at 10:30 p.m. Jeep Qualifier Drawings: Four winners every 30 minutes for $100 in bonus rewards or promotional chips and an entry ticket into the finale giveaway at 11 p.m. Drawings are 7-10:30 p.m. every Saturday. Final Jeep giveaway drawing is at 11:30 p.m., Aug. 31. Message in a Bottle: Everyone wins! 5-9 p.m., every Wednesday and Sunday. Play & Eat Buffet: Guests earn 150 tier points every 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.
August promotions. 13th Anniversary Giveaway: Win a Mustang or up to
$1,000 in JackPlay. Earn entries Aug. 1-31. Mustang drawing is 10 p.m.,
Aug. 31. Anniversary Treasures: Win gifts, points and more! Guaranteed
with every play! Noon to 6 p.m., every Monday and Tuesday. 50+ Diamond
Club: Every Wednesday. Entry Multiplier: 5X Chairman, 3X Platinum, 2X
Gold. Enroll at a kiosk starting at noon. Saturday Gifts with 100
Points: Pick up exclusive gifts with 100 points. 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. Rewards Club Benefits: Enchanted benefits, exclusive point
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. $9.99 Thursday buffet with Rewards Club card. $26.99 Seafood Buffet from 4:30-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Price with Rewards Club card. Free Senior Dinner Buffet is every Wednesday for guests 50 years of age or older with five slot points earned the same day.
ELDORADO RESORT CASINO: 451 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 877-602-0711. August Promotions. $95,000 Roads to Riches: Pulse racing performance. Play daily for your chance at cash and prizes! Simply earn five tier points to unlock that day's game and win Reward Dollars and prizes including additional entries into the Finale Drawing! Grand finale is Sept. 28 when 20 lucky guests will win $500 cash while one lucky guest will drive home in a brand new 2019 Jaguar F-PACE SUV! $5,000 Let’s Get Digital Cash Drawings: We are going high-tech for this one! Simply ensure we have a valid email address on file for your ONE Club account by Aug. 27 to be eligible for this drawing! At noon on Aug. 30, we will notify 10 winners via email to claim their $500 cash prize in 14 days. $30,000 Big Deal: Keep the $750, or give in to temptation? That’s the risk you’ll take during Eldorado’s Big Deal Cash Giveaways! Play Aug. 25-30 for your chance to win $750 cash. Swipe your ONE Club card beginning at 5 p.m. to activate your entries. You’ll have 30 seconds to decide – keep the money or trade it for a briefcase worth up to $10,000. Either way, you’ll go home a winner! One name will be drawn every 15 minutes from 6 p.m. until midnight. Up to 25 players will take home cash! $25,000 ONE Club for ONE Year: We are celebrating ONE year with ONE Club! From 6-10 p.m. every Friday night, we’ll draw one winner from each card tier each hour! Up to 20 guests will take home a share of $5,000 each week.
HARRAH'S LOUISIANA DOWNS: 8000 E. Texas St., Bossier City. 742-5555. Must be 21 years of age or older. See your Caesars Rewards for details. August Promotions. Return Rewards: Caesars 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 and Wednesdays Caesars Rewards members can swipe their card at the Promotions Kiosk to receive a Reward Credit Multiplier. Caesars Rewards members have a chance to win up to a 100X multiplier. NFL Gift Giveaway: On Thursdays, guests must earn 100 Tier Credits to receive a gift each week. Earning period is from 6 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Gift distribution is from 2-8 p.m. at the Casino Promotions Desk. Money Machine Drawings: Every Friday, Caesars Rewards members can swipe their Caesars Rewards card for a chance to win Free Slot Play. Activation is from 3-9:45 pm. All Caesars Rewards members receive one free entry upon activation; additional entries are earned based on Tier. At 4 p.m., winners will be announced every 30 minutes for a chance to capture as many Money Machine dollars as possible to win Free Slot Play. Horseshoe Cadillac Escalade Giveaway: Drive away in a 2019 Cadillac Escalade! Receive one complimentary entry and continue to earn daily, based on your tier. 10X earning on Thursdays in August at Harrah’s & Horseshoe. Earning period is now through 9:15 p.m., Sept. 1. Activation is 5-9:30 p.m.
HORSESHOE BOSSIER CITY HOTEL AND CASINO: 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. 742-0711. August Promotions. Cadillac Escalade Giveaway: Drive away in a 2019 Cadillac Escalade! Receive one complimentary entry and continue to earn daily, based on your tier. 10X earning on slots and tables and 5X earning on video poker leading up to the giveaway on Thursdays. Earning period is now through 9:15 p.m., Sept. 1. Mystery Reward Credit Multiplier: Asian Midweek Drawing: On Wednesdays, Caesars Rewards Members can swipe their Caesars 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. NFL 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 Summer of Jackpot Drawings: Fridays & Saturdays you could win thousands in Free Slot Play! Receive one free entry into the drawing each event day upon activation by swiping their Caesars Rewards Card, and you can also receive additional entries based on Tier for every 25 Tier Credits earned each promotional Friday. Every hour from 6-10 p.m., winners will be chosen to win $500 in Free Spins on a High Denomination Slot Machine. 10X earning on select Sundays and Tuesdays for slots and table games customers. 5X entries on Video Poker. Earning period is from 5 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; activation period is from 5-9:45 p.m.; drawings are from 6-10 p.m. Asian Mini Baccarat Tournaments: Aug. 23. Round 1 will have seven sessions at 8 p.m., 8:45 p.m., 9:30 p.m., 10:15 p.m., 11 p.m., 11:45 p.m., 12:30 a.m. Final round at 1:15 a.m.
MARGARITAVILLE CASINO AND RESORT: 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489. www.margaritavillebossiercity.com. August Promotions. Continuity Game is every day with an island-themed game with the appeal of more winners, more often. Play and Get - Mason Glass Bar Set: Available Mondays through Thursdays while supplies last. 2X Play Wednesday: Guest recieve two free game plays on Wednesdays only. $18K Mini Baccarat Progressive Giveaway: Aug. 15, 29. Two names will be drawn every 30 minutes from 8-10 p.m. with prizes ranging from $200-$1,000 in promotional chips. $360K All American Giveaway: Aug. 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31. Five names will be drawn every 30 minutes from 8-11:30 p.m. to recieve $200 in free play or promotional chips and an entry ticket into the finale.
SAM'S TOWN HOTEL AND CASINO SHREVEPORT: 315 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 811-429-0711. www.Samstown.com. August Promotions. $136,000 Ron’s Bank Roll: From 6-10:30 p.m., Aug. 16, 23 30 and 2-10:30 p.m., Aug. 17, 24, 31. Every 30 minutes, one lucky guest will win $500 in CASH. All unclaimed winnings from July and August will be rolled into one cash prize. One guest will win all the cash in the finale drawing at 10:45 p.m., Aug. 31. The progressive board will be on display every weekend totaling each day’s unclaimed progressive rollover. 11x Points: On Sundays in August from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sapphire players and higher will earn 11x points while playing all penny games. Guests need to swipe their B Connected card at any promotional kiosk before playing. No point cap. Monday Mayhem: From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 26. Every 30 minutes, 10 guests will be drawn to spin a prize wheel. Prizes include liquor, food credit, gift cards and slot dollars. Guests will receive one free entry each participating Monday and can earn additional entries. Win up to three times. Gas Up and Go: From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Aug. 27. Earn 50 Tier Credits and swipe your B Connected card at any promotional kiosk to reveal your prize. Win gas cards and Slot Dollars. Play up to three times. Young At Heart: Guests 50 years old or better can swipe their B Connected card at any promotional kiosk from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. after earning 15 tier credits to reveal their prize Aug. 28. Additionally, Sapphire cardholders and higher can swipe their card at any promotional kiosk before play to earn 5X points on all games between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. Black Jack Tournament: Registration starts at 3 p.m., tournament begins at 4 p.m. $20 buy-in, cash only. Scores will be tallied at the end, and the top four places will win a portion of the prize pool. Winners announced at 10 p.m. in the tournament area. 10x Points: Guests who are Sapphire and higher can participate in the 10x B Connected Point Multiplier from 6 a.m. to midnight, Aug. 15, 29. Guests who use their B Connected card during the promotion times will earn 10x points after swiping their card at any kiosk before playing. The promotion does not include video poker games. Additionally, the promotion has a 100,000 B Connected point cap.