THROUGH DECEMBER 15: CALL FOR DIGITAL ARTISTS! The DigiArt show is back and is looking for digital artists. Categories include: Digital photography, graphics, 3D renderings, illustrations, Photoshop and web design, logos, advertisements. Cash prizes will be awarded in student and adult categories. All applications, entry fees and artworks must be received by 4 p.m., Dec. 15. Submission fee of $10 must be included with each application (fee waived for students and military). Digital forms at https://forms.gle/Wb9wkwunZ52TJuGe8. Please contact Michael Byrnes at Michael@ bossierarts.org or call, 318-741-8310 for further details.
DECEMBER 1 – JANUARY 30: 2020-2021 BOSSIER PARISH STUDENT ART SHOW, “History Has Its Eyes On You." Reception Dec. 8 at the Bossier Arts Council East Bank and Emerging Galleries. For more information, contact Michael Byrnes at Michael@bossierarts. org or call, 318-741-8310.
THROUGH JANUARY 8: THE LOUISIANA SOCIETY OF ANIMAL ARTISTS EXHIBITION will be on display in the West Wing Gallery of the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum. Admission free and tours available by appointment. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport. For more information, go to www. laexhibitmuseum.org.
BAYOU THUNDER SALOON: Live music. 1910 Market St., Shreveport. 318-848-7732.
CHIANTI: Dorsey Summerfield Jr., 7-10 p.m., Friday and Saturday 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.
FLYING HEART BREWING & PUB: Live music is from 7-9:30 p.m. every Thursday night. 700 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Call 584-7039.
FRANK'S PIZZA: Live music For details 318- 560-3278. Ask for Jeremy Shows.
GREAT RAFT BREWING: 1251 Dalzell, Shreveport. Call 734-9881.
SUPERIOR'S STEAKHOUSE: Live piano music every weekend. The Stilettos, 6-10 p.m. first Friday of every month; every other Friday, Toni Mundy Evans Duo, 6-10 p.m.; first Saturday of the month, Skylar Smith. Every other Saturday, Daniel Ley Duo. 855 Pierremont Road, No. 120, Shreveport. 219-4123.
TWISTED ROOT: Monday Night is Trivia Night from 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays live music on the patio from 6-9 p.m., Buddy Flett. 868-6410. 8690 Line Ave., Shreveport.
DECEMBER 4-6: BRING IT ON, THE MUSICAL was captured on location at Haughton High School and the surrounding area over eight weeks and also will be hosting in-person watch parties at Central Artstation! The musical comedy is directed by SC Artistic Director Jared Watson, with choreography by Tamara Sexton and musical direction by Seth Taylor. Performance details - Friday @ 7:30 p.m., Saturday @ 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m. Tickets $20 single adult, $15 single senior/student and $40 for household for streaming only. For more information and opportunities to enhance your experience, call Stage Center at 318-218-9979 or email email@example.com
DECEMBER 4-6: SLT ACADEMY PRESENTS FLAT STANLEY, a children’s theatre virtual production about an ordinary, 10-year-old exchange student who travels the globe for a solution to his unusual problem. For more information, visit www. shreveportlittletheatre.com or contact SLT’s box office at 812 Margaret Place, open from noon to 4 p.m. weekdays, 318-424-4439.
DECEMBER 10-13: BOSSIER PARISH COMMUNITY COLLEGE THEATRE AND THE CAVALIER PLAYERS announce the second virtual production of the year, "Love Notes From A Distance," which is a short musical comedy that juxtaposes popular songs that would have been heard in or about 1920 with short scenes that could occur in 2020. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free and the link to the production is https://www. twitch.tv/bpcc.theatre (Links to an external site.)
DECEMBER 18-20: STAGE CENTER’S VIRTUAL PRODUCTION OF ANNIE, (JUNIOR EDITION). This winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Book, Best Score and Best Musical. Based on the popular comic strip, "Annie Jr." features everyone’s favorite little redhead in her very first adventure. Friday @ 6 p.m. (In-person watch party or stream from anywhere), Saturday @ 2 p.m. & 6 p.m. (Inperson watch party or stream from anywhere), Sunday @ 2 p.m. (Stream from anywhere only). Tickets $15 single view/ $30 household for streaming only. For other options and levels of participation, call 318-218-9978 or email stagecenterboxoffice@gmail. com.
| SPECIAL EVENTS
MASTER GARDENER CLASS: The LSU AgCenter is accepting applications for the next Northwest Louisiana Master Gardeners Class, scheduled for January through March. Membership is open to all adults in Northwest Louisiana. Classes will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Thursday for 10 weeks, starting Jan. 21. Class is limited, and the registration deadline is Dec. 7. Contact Mark Wilson at 318-698-0010 or download a form from https://nwlamg.weebly.com/forms.html.
EVERY SATURDAY THROUGH CHRISTMAS: MINI-MERCANTILE MARKET. Local artists and one local chef will present their local talent and their merchandise in a great downtown setting. The store will be open, and if you are interested in being a vendor, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Hours are from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. at 1110 Texas Ave., Shreveport.
THROUGH DECEMBER: LOUISIANA HOLIDAY TRAIL OF LIGHTS is an eight-city North Louisiana tradition offering Christmas festivals, awe-inspiring lighted displays, traditional Cajun and Creole culinary experiences, firework displays, walking tours, holiday home tours and many other exciting festivities. From east to west on I-20, and north to south on I-49. Plan your trip today to Alexandria-Pineville, Minden, Monroe-West Monroe, Natchitoches and Shreveport-Bossier. For more information visit www.holidaytrailoflights.com.
THROUGH DECEMBER 23: BELIEVE! The magic of Christmas awaits at the Shreveport Aquarium and the interactive Christmas journey through the aquarium, which will be immersed in the biggest, brightest and most beautiful decorations. Available during regular hours Sunday through Friday from noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For those looking for an evening experience complete with cocoa, cookies and a photo opp with Santa, enjoy "Believe Lights the Night!" on Friday and Saturday evenings beginning Nov. 27 from 5 to 8 p.m. For more information and costs per age group, go to www.shreveportaquarium.com.
THROUGH DECEMBER 23: CHRISTMAS IN ROSELAND. A three-quarter-mile walk through of the gardens lit with beautiful Christmas lights. The 38th year will dazzle with the addition of 30,000 LED lights sure to impress. From the wall of LED to a 25-foot Eiffel Tower, there is something for all ages. Admission $5 per person or $20 for a carload, 2 years and under free. American Rose Center, 8877 Jefferson Paige Road, Shreveport. For more information, call 318-938-5402 or visit www.rose.org/christmas-in-roseland.
DECEMBER 11-12: SHOP TILL YOU DROP @ THE ANNUAL MISTLETOE & MORE SHOW. Arts, crafts and gifts. Friday 9 a.m. - 7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Admission $4, children 10 years old and under are free. Door prizes given away hourly. Texas Street Event Center, 5400 E. Texas St., Bossier City.
DECEMBER 12: BOSSIER HOLIDAY NIGHT MARKET. 150+ vendors and food trucks participate in the largest one-day vendor event in the Ark-La-Tex. Free admission and free parking. Pierre Bossier Mall parking lot. 2950 E. Texas St., Bossier City, 71111. For more information, www.BossierNightMarket.com.
SAM'S TOWN HOTEL AND CASINO SHREVEPORT: 315 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 811-429-0711. www.samstown.com. Includes four restaurants, luxurious signature spa – spa blu – a 1,500-seat Convention Center, spacious hotel tower and outdoor pool. The property has a 30,000-square-foot casino with 28 table games including blackjack-21, roulette, baccarat, craps and more than 1,100 video poker and slot machines. Additionally, Sam’s Town Shreveport includes the Shreveport Trading Company Gift Shop and Sam’s Town Live, an intimate venue featuring local and national musicians. New Member Sign-Up Bonus. Through Dec. 31, get a new Ruby B Connected card at the Cashiers' Cage and play $10 within 48 hours of signing up and receive $5 in B Rewards. Available to anyone who has not had a B Connected card previously. Boyd Gaming has brought back the iconic Stardust brand in a social casino app (available for download at the Apple App Store or Android Google Play Store). Book a hotel room or suite and enjoy our award-winning rooms, refreshing pool and fitness center, and relish in delicious meals Smokey Joe’s or William B’s Steakhouse. More information on Sam’s Town Casino Shreveport can be found at www.samstownshreveport.com, on Facebook (www.facebook.com/SAMSTOWN), and Twitter (@stshreveport). Sam’s Town Casino Shreveport is a property of Boyd Gaming.
HORSESHOE BOSSIER CITY HOTEL AND CASINO: 711
Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. 742-0711. Must be 21 years or older to
participate. Caesars Rewards members should swipe their cards at
Promotions Kiosks for promotions. See Caesars Rewards for details.
Mystery Reward Credit Multiplier on Monday and Tuesday. Swipe card for a
chance to win up to a 100X Multiplier or a 3X Multiplier for video
poker. Asian 3K Drawing on Mondays: Swipe Rewards card to activate your
entry into the drawing between 7 and 11:45 p.m. in the Mini Baccarat
area. Drawings happen every half-hour starting at 8 p.m. closing at 12
a.m. One winner will be announced to receive promotional chips or Free
Slot Play. Play More, Get More: On Wednesday, the more you play, the
more you can earn in free play. Earn 100 tier credits each promotional
day to participate. May only redeem once per promotional day once
finished playing. 1:1 Reward Credits to Free Slot Play: Every Thursday,
Rewards members can swipe their card at the Promotions Kiosk and
exchange Reward Credits for Free Slot Play at a 1:1 ratio.
HARRAH'S LOUISIANA DOWNS: 8000 E. Texas St., Bossier City. 742-5555. Must be 21 years or older to participate. Caesars Rewards members should swipe their cards at Promotions Kiosks for promotions. See Caesars Rewards for details. Mystery Reward Credit Multiplier on Tuesday. Swipe card for a chance to win up to a 100X Multiplier. 1:1 Reward Credits to Free Slot Play every Wednesday, $1,000 Free Slot Play Cap. Feast on Free Slot Play drawings every Friday and Saturday with a chance to win up to $600 in Free Slot Play. Activation is from 3 p.m. until 9:45 p.m. One free entry upon activation; additional entries are earned based on Tier. Starting at 4 p.m., winners will be announced every hour until 10 p.m. From 4 - 9 p.m., four winners will receive $100 in Free Slot Play. At 10 p.m., one winner will receive $600 in Free Slot Play. Fuddruckers Special: Earn 100 on Friday and Saturday. Caesars 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) and valid for seven days.