THROUGH JAN. 9: CHRISTMAS AT THE NORTON. The Norton celebrates the original meaning of these holy days with a gorgeous poinsettia tree, celebrating the Mexican legend of the poinsettia as a gift to the baby Jesus. R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.rwnaf.org.
THROUGH JAN. 31: BOSSIER PARISH STUDENT ART SHOW. This year’s theme encourages students from Bossier Parish elementary, middle and high schools to produce artworks that showcase what it means to them to be a hero or to honor someone in their life that gives them inspiration. Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.bossierarts.org.
JAN. 13: CREATIVE ART CONNECTION (CAC) MONTHLY MEETING. Featuring processional face painting artist Sandy Kalnasy. Free. 6-8 p.m. The Annex, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Call 861-3324.
JAN. 17- MARCH 15: CREATE A BEAUTIFUL LIFE. The inspiring exhibition consists of new works by the artists of Holy Angels. An opening reception is from 5-7 p.m., Jan. 17. R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.rwnaf.org.
JAN. 23: CRITICS CHOICE 2019 - PERFORMANCE ARTS CRITICAL MASS 7 SOLO SHOW. With Maker Michael Futreal’s “Rural Space Music and Other Anomalies.” Free. 5-8 p.m. Central Artstation, 801 Common St., Shreveport. Visit www.shrevearts.org.
JAN. 25-FEB. 22: CRITICS CHOICE 2019 - VISUAL & LITERARY ARTS CRITICAL MASS 7 SOLO SHOW. Artists Linda Dickson Moss and Carolyn Breedlove exhibit a collection of award-winning visual, literary and performance arts. Free. Opening reception from 5-8 p.m., Jan. 25. Artspace, 708 Texas St., Shreveport. Visit www.artspaceshreveport.com.
JAN. 25-FEB. 22: MATERIALITY - AN ON THE WALL EXPERIENCE. Northwest Louisiana artists take on the walls of artspace using the walls as backdrops to multiple 3D installations in fiber, textiles, clay, metal, photography and the written word. The public is also invited to paint /create directly on the opposite wall. Free. Opening reception is from 5-8 p.m., Jan. 25. Artspace, 708 Texas St., Shreveport. Visit www.artspaceshreveport.com.
JAN. 29-FEB. 22: “THE SPACE TO BE: AN EXPLORATION OF FEMININE BEING.” Artist Jazmin Jernigan presents this photographic exhibition about women – how they present themselves to the world and how they cultivate and express their inner strength. An opening reception is from 5-7 p.m., Jan. 29. Central Artstation Gallery, 801 Common St., Shreveport. Visit www.shrevearts.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; 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. 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: Dorsey Summerfield Jr., 7-10 p.m., Friday and Saturday; Winston Hall and Chris Allen, 6-9 p.m. every Sunday night in the Green Room. 6535 Line Ave., Shreveport. 868-8866.
CLARION INN: Winston Hall and Chris Allen, The Three Dons, 6:30-10:30 p.m., Fridays. 4000 Industrial Drive, Bossier City. Call 747-0711.
COVE ON CROSS LAKE: 11:30 a.m. to close Monday through Saturday. 1612 Dilg League Drive (off Lakeshore), Shreveport. 635-0262.
EL POTRILLO: 6614 Youree Drive, Shreveport. 798-0040.
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.
FRANK'S PIZZA NAPOLETANO: Live
music on the patio 6-9 p.m., Corey Cross, Jan. 8; T.D. McMurry, Jan.
15; Daniel Goodwill, Jan. 22; The Usual Suspects, Jan. 29. 6950 Fern
Ave., Shreveport. 230-7130.
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: Live music from 8 p.m. to midnight. DiamondJacks Casino & Resort, 711 DiamondJacks Blvd., Bossier City. 678-7777.
NICKY'S MEXICAN RESTAURANT: Live music. The Brothers Band, Jan. 17. Ambush, Jan. 18, Feb. 15. 2701 Viking Drive, Bossier City. 841-1345.
NICKY'S MEXICAN RESTAURANT (LA DOWNS): Live music from 6:30-10 p.m. 7960 E. Texas St., Bossier City. Call 79-2446.
NOBLE SAVAGE: Open 5 p.m.-2 a.m. Dirty Redd's Open Jam Session featuring area artists playing all-around good music every Thursday. 417 Texas St., Shreveport. 221-1781.
THE PORT GRILL: Food, live entertainment. 784 E. Flournoy Lucas Road, Ste. C.
PARADISE THEATER: Mel Tillis Jr. & Marty Haggard, 8 p.m., Jan. 18. Tickets start at $15. Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489.
RED RIVER BREWING COMPANY: Live music, Bucket List, 6:30 p.m., Jan. 8, Feb. 5. 1200 Marshall St., Ste. 500, Shreveport.
RIVERDOME: Live music, special guests. 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, Feb. 7, 8.
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.
THREE DONS: Winston Hall and Chris Allen 6:30- 10:30 p.m. every Friday. 4000 Industrial Drive, Bossier City. 703-3120.
SUNDANCE CANTINA BAR AT BOOMTOWN: Live
music is from 8 p.m. to midnight. Stompbox, Jan. 3,4; The Social
Brigade, Jan. 10, 11; Tambria Adams Band, Jan. 17, 18; Ambush, Jan. 24,
25; Blaze Band, Jan. 31, Feb. 1. 300 Riverside Drive, Bossier City, La.
SUPERIOR GRILL: Live entertainment on the patio from 6:30-10:30 p.m. 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, 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, Bucket List, 6:30 p.m., Jan. 15, Feb. 19. 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.
868-6410. 8690 Line Ave., Shreveport.
WHISKEY JACKS MUSIC AND SPIRITS: Live
entertainment 6-10 p.m., Thursdays, 8 p.m. to midnight, Fridays and
Saturdays. Ambush, Feb. 14, 15. Diamond Jacks Casino & Resort, 711
DiamondJacks Blvd., Bossier City. 678-7777.
WHISKEY ROADHOUSE: Live entertainment. The Joanitones, Jan. 10. Horseshoe Bossier City Hotel and Casino, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. 742-0711.
JAN. 11: THE MUSIC OF QUEEN. Windborne Music and the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra pay tribute to the timeless music of Queen. $25-$69. 7:30 p.m. RiverView Theatre, 600 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportsymphony.com.
FEB. 14: FOREIGNER. Tickets
on sale now for their “The Hits” tour. $38.75-$129.75. 8 p.m.
Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport.
FEB. 20: THE NEXT GENERATION OF DANCE-AILEY II. The
Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet presents the incredible spirit and
energy of the renowned Alvin Ailey. Fans have been mesmerized by their
U.S. and international performances under the artistic direction of Troy
Powell. $45, $35 and $25. The Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave.,
Shreveport. Call 318- 226-8555 for tickets or visit www.thestrandtheatre.com.
MARCH 6: DANCING WITH THE STARS LIVE! Tickets on sale now. $59.50-$89.50. 7:30 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.
APRIL 10: 14TH ANNUAL SHREVEPORT BLUES FESTIVAL. Featuring Pokey Bear, Jeter Jones, O.B. Buchana, Melvia “Chick” Rodgers, Calvin Richardson and Tucka. $54-$104. 8 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium. com.
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JAN. 3-5: FROZEN, JR. The beloved winter musical from Disney comes to the local stage presented by The Academy of Children’s Theatre. $15. 7 p.m., Jan. 3; 2 p.m., Jan. 4; 3 p.m., Jan. 5. Visit www.actlouisiana.com.
JAN. 3-5: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT TIME. The
best-selling novel is brought to live on stage by Stage Center. $20,
adults; $18, senior and military; $15, students. 7:30 p.m., Jan. 3, 4; 2
p.m., Jan. 5. Marjorie Lyons Playhouse, 2700 Woodlawn Ave., Shreveport.
FEB. 8: FINDING NEVERLAND. The
incredible story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters,
Peter Pan. $25 (student), $75. 8 p.m. The Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana
Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.thestrandtheatre.com.
MARCH 6: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS. The
Tony Award-winning musical about an American soldier, a mysterious
French girl and an indomitable European city each yearning for a new
beginning in the aftermath of way. $25 (student) - $75. 8 p.m. The
Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport. Visit
MARCH 27: BEAUTIFUL. The true story of Carole King’s remarkable rise from teenage songwriter to global superstar. $25 (student) - $79. The Strand Theatre, 619
| 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
THROUGH JAN. 30: SNO-PORT. A
temporary winter-themed interactive exhibit that will showcase the
wonders and science of snow. $10, adults; $5 children 12 and under; $5
Sci-Port members. Sci-Port Discovery Center, 820 Clyde Fant Pkwy.,
Shreveport. Visit www.sci-port.org.
JAN. 1: FIREWORKS OVER WINDRUSH. See
fireworks, enjoy holiday treats with food trucks and live music. 5 p.m.
Windrush Lake Overlook, 1968 Bridgewater Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.yourprovenance.com.
JAN. 4: WHO WAS MARY MAGDALENE? St.
Mark's hosts Elizabeth Schrader, a Duke divinity doctoral candidate
whose work centers on how Mary Magdalene’s role in history was
diminished by biblical scribes and that many references to the Martha,
Mary’s sister, were actually references to Mary Magdalene. Free. 10 a.m.
at St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral at 908 Rutherford St. To register,
email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 318-221-3360.
JAN. 11: ARK-LA-TEX GENEALOGICAL ASSOCIATION MONTHLY MEETING. With
guest speakers Leigh Scott Lewis and Glenn Moore. Free. 1-3 p.m. Shreve
Memorial Library, Broadmoor Branch, 1212 Captain Shreve Drive,
Shreveport. Visit www.altgenealogy.com.
JAN. 16: BOSSIER WALKING TOUR. In
conjunction with the East Bank Mardi Gras Market, explore the history
of Bossier City’s East Bank District by walking the 500 and 600 blocks
of Barksdale Blvd. Free. 1:30 p.m. Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale
Blvd., Bossier City. Call 746-7717.
JAN. 18: ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP. For
those caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia. 9 a.m. Fitness
Lady, 1700 Old Minden Road, Bossier City. Call 747-1897.
JAN. 24: WWE PRESENTS NXT LIVE! Tickets
on sale not. $15-75. 7:30 p.m., Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705
Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit
THROUGH JAN. 29: THINKING MONEY FOR KIDS. A
multimedia traveling exhibition for children 7-11 designed to teach
kids and their families about money with games, activities and more.
Hamilton/South Caddo Branch of the Shreve Memorial Library, 2111 Bert
Kouns Industrial Loop. Visit www.shreve-lib.org.
FEB. 1: BOSSIER NIGHT MARKET. The
largest one-day vendor event in the area with over 150 vendors and food
trucks. Free. 4-9 p.m. Pierre Bossier Mall parking lot, 2950 E. Texas
St., Bossier City. Visit www.bossiernightmarket.com.
MARCH 13-15: COLE KICKIN’ MUSIC FESTIVAL. An
outdoor event that honors fallen area musicians and artists. All ages
until 9 p.m. each night, then 21 +. 5 p.m. to 2 a.m., March 13; 11-2
a.m., March 14; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., March 15. Bayou Thunder Saloon, 1910
Market St., Shreveport. Visit www.colekickinmusicfestival.com.
MARCH 21: BOSSIER CITY MAKERS FAIR. With over 100 local makers, artists, crafters and food trucks. Free. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Louisiana Boardwalk, 540 Boardwalk Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.BossierCityMakersFair.com.
| CASINO PROMOS
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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
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birthday, swipe your Rewards Club card and receive a present from us.
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. $18.99 Cajun Buffet with all-you-can-eat Cajun favorites. 4:30-10 p.m. every Saturday.
ELDORADO RESORT CASINO: 451 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 877-602-0711.
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.
HORSESHOE BOSSIER CITY HOTEL AND CASINO: 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. 742-0711.
MARGARITAVILLE CASINO AND RESORT: 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489. www.margaritavillebossiercity.com. January Promotions. $50K Wheels & Deals Giveaway is at 7 p.m., Jan. 17-18, 31, Feb. 1. Are you ready to win a brand-new Mercedes? Early Bird Drawings occur on Fridays, and the Mercedes Giveaway take place on Saturdays! Activate your entries at any promotional kiosk or card-in at any slot machine. Points will roll over from Fridays to Saturdays, and earning will start over at the conclusion of each Saturday Giveaway. Ring in the Riches: $20K in 2020. Join us this January for your chance to win a share of $20K! Earning periods are from midnight Jan. 1 through 10:59 p.m. Jan. 4. Four winners will be drawn every 30 minutes to receive $200-$1,000 in free SlotPlay. $20K Year of the Rat Find Your Fortune Giveaway. Win your share of over 20,000 in free SlotPlay, promotional chips, and gift cards. Two winners will be drawn every 15 minutes beginning at 7 p.m. every Thursday! Swipe at any promotional kiosk to print your entry tickets. $25K Friday Frenzy. To enter for a chance to win a share of $25K, swipe your card at any promotional kiosk. Two slot players and two table games players will be drawn every 30 minutes beginning at 8 p.m., Jan. 10, 24. Earn additional entries for every 25 total points earned at 11:50 p.m., Jan. 1-24.
SAM'S TOWN HOTEL AND CASINO SHREVEPORT: 315 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 811-429- 0711. www.Samstown.com.