THROUGH MARCH 31: BOSSIER ARTS COUNCIL. East Bank Gallery will host the artworks of Cathy Cobb. Cathy, a Shreveport used-acrylic painter and muralist, has been featured at R. W. Norton, Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, ArtSpace, as well as many other local galleries. As an artist with a disability, her work has been featured for two consecutive years in the internationally juried Art Ability exhibition in Bryn Mawr, Pa., and she was selected by the Community Foundation of NWLA for the 2019 G. Scott Griffin Award. For more information, please call 318-741-8310 or visit www.bossierarts.org.
APRIL 1 THROUGH MAY 29: BOSSIER ARTS COUNCIL proudly presents the artworks of Bonnie Kirkley in the Emerging Artists Gallery. Kirkley is a multi-disciplined artist, often employing techniques and methods acquired in her work as an illustrator and designer. The opening reception will be held Friday, April 9, from 6-8 p.m. at the Bossier Arts Council 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. For more information, contact Michael Byrnes at 318-741-8310.
APRIL 1 THROUGH MAY 29: BOSSIER ARTS COUNCIL proudly presents the artwork “She’s Teaching Me” by Deanna Glaze, featuring Shelby Glaze, in the East Bank Artist Gallery. The opening reception will be held Friday, April 9, from 6-8 p.m. at the Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd, Bossier City. For more information, contact Michael Byrnes at 318-741-8310.
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. March 11, Daniel Goodwill, 6-9 p.m; March 18, T.D. McMurry, 6-9 p.m For details 318- 230-7130. Ask for Jeremy Shows.
GREAT RAFT BREWING: Tasting Room 4-8 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. 12-8 p.m. Saturday for both inperson service and curbside pickup. 1251 Dalzell, Shreveport. Call 734-9881.
RED RIVER BREWPUB: Live music. April 16, Joanitones. 1200 Marshall St., Shreveport. 318-317-4110.
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.
MARCH 12-21: FOREVER PLAID at the Emmett Hook Center is directed by Richard Folmer, music director Robert Cruz and starring Clay Eaves, Robert Holladay, Rick Stovall and Jeremy Yang. "Forever Plaid" was written and originally directed and choreographed by Stuart Ross, musical continuity supervision and arrangements by James Raitt and originally produced by Gene Wolsk. 7:30 p.m., March 12 & 19; 3 p.m., Saturdays, March 13 & 20, and 3 p.m., Sundays, March 14 & 21. Tickets $15 children & students, $20 seniors & military, $25 adults. Tickets available at 318-429-6885. www.emmetthookcenter.org.
APRIL 16-18: SPRING AWAKENING. Stage Center’s 10th anniversary season kicks off when tickets go on sale March 29 for "Spring Awakening," the winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical. This rock musical is directed by SC Artistic Director Jared Watson, with choreography by Zhailon Levingston, who is on hiatus from Broadway’s Tina Turner musical, and musical direction by Seth Taylor. Mature content. Tickets $20, single; $40, household (streaming only); $15, senior/students (in person only). For more information, contact StageCenterLA.com or 318-218-9978.
APRIL 30 THROUGH MAY 2: DISNEY’S, THE LITTLE MERMAID JUNIOR EDITION. Stage Center @HOME continues when tickets go on sale April 12 for the first School of Performing Arts production in the 10th Anniversary Season, Disney’s "The Little Mermaid" (junior edition). The journey “under the sea” with Ariel and her aquatic friends was captured on sound stages over 10 weeks and will be streamed to your favorite device. "The Little Mermaid" stars Charlotte Abney, Carolanne Adams, Annamaria Aranda, Genevieve Aranda, Luke Aranda, Charley-Ann Booth, Emma Burney, Ella Cooper, Juliet Davis, Natalie Davis, Addison Dowling, Rylie Duncan, Rachel Evans, Kenna Goss, Mia Jenkins, Emerson Jones, Claire Kevil, Mia Kihnl, Miles Mainiero, McKenna Maranto, Rowan Martin, Millie Oakes, Christian Perkins, Alyson Peyton, Devyn Prokopf, Amelia Raring, Sophia Reeme, Elizabeth Schoup, Ava Smith and Aubrey Sneed. The family favorite is directed by SCSOPA Director of Education Maddison Gilcrease, with choreography by Kaityln Bundrick-Brown, and musical direction by Gilcrease and Aiden Poling. For details, contact StageCenterLA.com or 318-218-9978.
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MARCH 12-21: SHREVEPORT SYMPHONY. Upcoming digital concerts feature violinist Alexander Kerr, Broadway star Craig Schulman, soprano Janani Sridhar and pianist Alon Goldstein. Masterworks to be performed by SSO musicians include a reduced version of Mahler’s Symphony No. 4, Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 3, Copland’s "Appalachian Spring" and Beethoven’s “Emperor” Piano Concerto. Another highlight includes and exploration of the music of Scott Joplin and the Age of Ragtime, Saturday, March 13, at 7:30 p.m. Purchase a digital membership for all six remaining concerts for only $99! Individual concert access is $20/household. For ticket purchases, call 318-227-8863.
MARCH 26: EAST BANK PLAZA will host the annual Food Truck Pop-Up with this month’s feature being Hot Dawg Hut and Streetcar Snoballs! Parked outside in the East Bank Plaza from 6-8 p.m. Don’t forget to bring your mask and practice social distancing. For more information, contact BAC at 318-741-8310 or visit them at www.bossierarts.org.
MARCH 27: HEELS UP HALF-MARATHON to benefit the Hub Urban Ministry in Shreveport-Bossier is a 13.1-mile race throughout South Shreveport neighborhoods that begins and ends at Provenance Community. Three-level registration: half-marathon, two-person relay for the halfmarathon & sleep-in supporter. 7:30 - 11 a.m. For cost and other information for participation, go to YourProvenance. com/events.
MARCH 27: 1ST ANNUAL SHOOT HAPPENS! SPORTING CLAYS TOURNAMENT. Familyoriented event held outdoors at the Shreveport Gun Club. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. and includes continental breakfast. Tournament begins at 8:30 a.m. with posttournament lunch and awards reception. Social distancing required. Contact Carole Bennett at 318-677-2510 or email: email@example.com.
APRIL 14: VIVA LAS VEGAS! The 68th Annual Loyola Style Show has been officially canceled for 2021.
APRIL 24: BIKERS AGAINST CHILD ABUSE 9th Annual A.N.T.S. Rally, Abuse Needs To Stop, will be at Bayou Thunder Saloon from 12 p.m. until… Live music from The Dragstrip Phantoms and 8-Track and is presented by River Cities Chapter of B.A.C.A. Bike Show $10 entry from 3-5 p.m. Silent and live auctions start at 5 p.m. 1910 Market St. Shreveport. For information or to register as a vendor, call Beau Feu at 318-393-0182 or beaufeu@rc-la.BACAworld.org.
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 March 31, get a new Ruby B Connected card at the Cashiers' Cage and receive up to $30 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 at 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.