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.
THROUGH 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 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.
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.
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. 3: SHREVEPORT ART CLUB MEETING. With a demonstration by Diana Teeters, a nature photographer and digital artist. Free. 10 a.m. Sept. 3. The Valencia Center, 1800 Viking Drive, Shreveport.
SEPT. 8: HIGHLAND OPEN STUDIO TOURS SUNDAY (HOSTS). A
quarterly open art studio event with two new additional: Thom Johnson
and Ben Humphrey. Noon to 4 p.m. 424 Dalzell St., Shreveport. Call
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.
SEPT. 12: THE ART OF THE COCKTAIL. A
cocktail-themed art show with local master mixologists. $10, advance
tickets; $15, at the door. 5-8 p.m. Nader’s Gallery, 524 E. Kings Hwy.,
Shreveport. Call 868-3021.
THROUGH SEPT. 26: THE ART OF JERRY WRAY: A CELEBRATION. An opening reception will be held on Sunday, Sept. 8, from 2-4 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, 3015 Greenwood Rd., Shreveport. Visit www.laexhibitmuseum.org.
2JOHNS STEAK & SEAFOOD: 5-10 p.m.
Tuesday through Thursday. 6-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Drew Ley,
Tuesdays and Fridays; Winston Hall with bassist Chris Allen, Wednesdays
and Thursdays; Zeke Steadman and Stan Hoffman, Saturdays. 2151 Airline
Drive, Bossier City.
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. 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. 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. Jennifer Janet, 7 p.m., Aug. 29; What’s My Line Improv Comedy, 8 p.m., Aug. 30; Aidan Fitz, 7 p.m., Sept. 5. 784 E. Flournoy Lucas Road, Ste. C.
PARADISE THEATER: Clint Black, 8 p.m., Aug. 31. $25- $75. Eddie Griffin, 8 p.m., Sept. 20. Buckcherry, 7 p.m., Sept. 24. Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489. RIVERDOME: Live music, special guests. 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. 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. 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. 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., Aug. 28; Soulshine with Stan Hoffman, Aug. 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, 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, p.m., Mondays, free entry. 868-6410. 8690 Line Ave.,
WHISKEY JACKS MUSIC AND SPIRITS: Live entertainment
6-10 p.m., Thursdays, 8 p.m. to midnight, Fridays and Saturdays. Toni
& Drew, Aug. 29; Identity Crisis, Aug. 30, 31. Diamond Jacks Casino
& Resort, 711 DiamondJacks Blvd., Bossier City. 678-7777.
WHISKEY ROADHOUSE: Live entertainment. 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 www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.
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 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 www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.
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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. 5-8, 13-15: WHO’S IN BED WITH THE BUTLER? Shreveport
Little Theatre’s production of this hilarious comedy of a very
complicated love life of a butler. $22, adults; $20, seniors, students
and military. 7:30 p.m., 2 p.m., Sundays. Shreveport Little Theatre, 812
Margaret Place, Shreveport. Call 424-4439.
SEPT. 12-15, 19-22: AVENUE Q. Stage
Center presents this modern musical, which 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.
OCT. 10-13, 17-20: URINETOWN (THE MUSICAL). A spoof on musical comedy and musical drama, this production is presented by Bossier Parish Community College and the Cavalier Players. For teenage and older audiences. $45, early bird season pass through Sept. 2 for two tickets to each BPCC production. 7:30 p.m.; 2 p.m., Sundays. BPCC, 62200 E. Texas St., Bossier City. Visit www.bpcc.edu.
| 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. 28: UNITED WAY ANNUAL CAMPAIGN KICKOFF. This event serves as a rally to begin community fundraising for local programs and services across Northwest Louisiana with guest speaker Justin Batterton with Shreveport Teen Challenge. $25. 8 a.m. Sam’s Town Hotel & Casino, 315 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport. Visit www.unitedwaynwla.org/2019kickoff.
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.
AUG. 29: STEAK & BURGER DINNER. With
Olympic weightlifter Kendrick Farris. This annual fundraiser benefits
The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club local programs. $50. 6-8 p.m.
Agriculture Building at the Louisiana State Fair Grounds, 3701 Hudson
St., Shreveport. Visit www.steakandburger2019.eventbrite.com.
AUG. 30: INTERNATIONAL CINEMA SERIES: AGAVE: THE SPIRIT OF A NATION. A
tequila tasting paired with a tequila-influenced Mexican dinner before a
screening of this documentary. 6:30 p.m. $30; $28, RFC Members.
Robinson Film Center, 617 Texas St., Shreveport. Visit www.robinsonfilmcenter.org.
AUG. 31: WHITE LINEN AND SEERSUCKER SUMMER SENDOFF SOIREE’. Don
the traditional Southern attire and enjoy the renowned brass band “The
Michael Foster Project” with specialty cocktails, food, and bid farewell
to summer! $40. 7-11 p.m. RiverView Park, 601 Clyde Fant Pkwy.,
Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportevent.com.
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 www.prelabordayshreveportssb.com.
SEPT. 1: PICNIC IN THE PARK: featuring Mannie Fresh, food
trucks and more. Bring your picnic blankets and chairs and enjoy the
music and fun. 4-8 p.m. RiverView Park, 601 Clyde Fant Pkwy.,
Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportevent.com.
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: LOLA PARTY PRESENTS SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER. Come
boogie the night away with far-out entertainment, a silent auction,
food and drinks. $60. 7-11 p.m. Le Bossier Event Center, 4000 Industrial
Drive, Bossier City. Visit www.readlola.com.
SEPT. 7: SB MINI MAKER FAIRE. Community
science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) event
for makers and do-it-yourselfers to show off their prototypes, celebrate
entrepreneurship and demonstrate craftsmanship, with hands-on
activities for visitors. Free. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agriculture Building,
Louisiana State Fairgrounds, 3701 Hudson Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.facebook.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. 9: R&R (READ AND REACT) WITH HISTORY. The
four-week reading and discussion series will be about "The Immortal
Life of Henrietta Lacks." Free, but registration is required. Bossier
Parish Libraries History Center, 2206 Beckett St., Bossier City. Call
SEPT. 10: PURSE BINGO. Win designer purses while enjoying wine and appetizers. $20. 6:30 p.m. Woman’s Department Club, 802 Margaret Place, Shreveport. Call 222- 4186.
SEPT. 10: COUNTRY MUSIC SCREENING AND Q&A: Ken
Burns explores the remarkable stories of the people and places behind a
true American art form. Catch a special preview of this exciting series
that dives into the history of country music – from its deep roots in
ballads, hymns and blues, to its mainstream popularity. Free; tickets
must be reserved in advance. 7 p.m. Robinson Film Center, 617 Texas St.,
Shreveport. Visit www.robinsonfilmcenter.org.
SEPT. 13 HIGHLAND JAZZ & BLUES FESTIVAL PREVIEW PARTY. Kick
off a great festival weekend with a local band, food and better.
6:30-9:30 p.m. Flying Heart Brewing Pub, 700 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier
City. Visit www.highlandjazzandblues.org.
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: FAMILY MATINEE: CHARLOTTE’S WEB. Join
us for a movie-themed kids' activity before the classic story of
"Charlotte’s Web" starts on the big screen. $6.50. 10 a.m., activity; 11
a.m., movie. Robinson Film Center, 617 Texas St., Shreveport. Visit www.robinsonfilmcenter.org.
SEPT. 14: ARK-LA-TEX GENEALOGICAL ASSOCIATION MONTHLY MEETING. With
guest speaker Gary Joiner presenting “On the Hunt for Williams Bennett -
Founder of Shreveport.” Free. Shreve Memorial Library, Broadmoor
Branch, 1212 Captain Shreve Drive, Shreveport. Visit www.altgenealogy.com.
SEPT. 14: HIGHLAND JAZZ AND BLUES FESTIVAL. The
16th annual music and food event with music and fun for everyone. The
festival will include nine bands and more than 70 food and art vendors
onsite and a Kids' Zone. Free. 11 a.m. 6 p.m. Columbia Park, 700
Columbia St., Shreveport. Visit www.highlandjazzandblues.org.
SEPT. 17: CATS: TAKING A SELFIE. This
series features events on culture, arts, technology and science. Free,
but space is limited. 3 p.m. The Glen Retirement System, 403 East
Flournoy Lucas Road, Shreveport. Call 798-3500.
SEPT. 17: SILVER SCREENING: RIO BRAVO. Join
us for Silver Screen classic "Rio Bravo" starring John Wayne with lunch
following the movie. Check website for encore screening times. $16;
$15, RFC members. 10:30 a.m. Robinson Film Center, 617 Texas St.,
Shreveport. Visit www.robinsonfilmcenter.org.
SEPT. 17: DATE NIGHT: THE NOTEBOOK. Join
us for the Date Night dinner-and-movie screening featuring "The
Notebook," starring Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams. $29; $22, RFC
members. Dinner starts at 6 p.m. in RFC's events space, with the movie
following in the theater. Robinson Film Center, 617 Texas St.,
Shreveport. Visit www.robinsonfilmcenter.org.
SEPT. 20-21: DOWNTON ABBEY DINNER SCREENINGS. Join
us for an evening of delectable dining before we travel back to
"Downton Abbey" onscreen! LSU-S history professor Dr. Cheryl White will
join us to share more on “A Day in the Life of the Edwardian Elite” over
dinner. Make sure to stop for a photo op during the dinner in our
special events space – we encourage you to dress in period attire! We’ll
have prizes, including some for that attire! The movie will follow
dinner in our downstairs theater. $45; $40, RFC members. 6 p.m. Robinson
Film Center, 617 Texas St., Shreveport. Visit www.robinsonfilmcenter.org.
SEPT. 21: DOWNTON ABBEY TEA TIME BRUNCH SCREENING. Start
your day with a spot of tea, a delicious brunch, and your old friends
from Downton Abbey! LSU-S history professor Dr. Cheryl White will join
us to share more on “A Day in the Life of the Edwardian Elite” over
brunch. We encourage you to dress in period or brunch attire for your
photo op during the meal. You’ll have a chance to win prizes during
brunch before heading to the movie in our theater! $30, $28, RFC
members. Robinson Film Center, 617 Texas St., Shreveport. Visit www.robinsonfilmcenter.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.
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.
SEPT. 26: TASTE: A FESTIVAL OF FOOD AND ART. Holy Angels’ annual event where you can sample signature dishes from more than 30 local chefs, bid from your cell phone on hundreds of unique items in the silent auction, and enjoy beautiful creative works by Holy Angels’ Angel Artists and community artists, all while grooving to live music. $70. 5:30-9 p.m. Bossier Civic Center, 620 Benton Road, Bossier City. Visit www.laholyangels.org/TASTE.
| 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 p.m. 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.
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. 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. 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. September Promotions. $90K myChoice myWay Giveaway: In September and October, to kick off Margaritaville joining the myChoice program, MGV-BC and BBC will conduct eight mychoice-centered giveaways every Friday night in September and October. Each customer will receive one free entry and one additional entry for every 25 total points earned. One guest will be selected at the end of the promotional night to win the finale myChoice related prize. September event will focus on trips that are available in the myChoice program; October will focus on the packages that may won: electronics, watches/jewelry, etc. $20,000 Jackpot Party: Saturday, Sept. 28. The $20K Jackpot Party is scheduled for Sept. 28. Guests will receive a tier-based entry ticket for every taxable jackpot ($1200 or more) awarded.
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. 30 and 2-10:30 p.m., Aug. 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. 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. 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.