I ART EXHIBITS
ONGOING: R.W. NORTON ART GALLERY announces Phase III of reopening with new hours: Friday 1 - 7 p.m.; Saturday 1 - 7 p.m. and Sunday 1 - 5 p.m. No reservations or tickets required, and admission is free. For more information, contact R.W. Norton Art Gallery at 318-865-4201 or email@example.com.
FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH: DOWNTOWN ARTWALK is a stroll through historic buildings, see (and buy) great art, enjoy food and drink specials and live music. Free admission; families welcome. For more information, www. downtownshreveport/artwalk.
THROUGH JULY 21: PAPER TRAIL Paintings by Rebecca Nesbitt Prosino will be at Central Artstation. For more information, visit artspaceshreveport.com or shrevearts.org.
THROUGH JULY 30: THE BOSSIER ARTS COUNCIL presents the artworks of Celia Carr and Heather Blue. For more information about the artwork or how to become a sponsor, call 318-741-8310 or visit www.bossierarts.org.
THROUGH AUGUST 7: LOUISIANA TRAILRIDERS, SADDLES & SPURS. “Out of the Shadows” photography by Jeremiah Ariaz are on exhibit at artspace. Saturday, Aug. 7, the closing exhibit with The Trail Riders Share the Legends & Reality of the Black Cowboy at artspace. For more information, contact SRAC at 318-673-6500.
THROUGH SEPT. 25: BOSSIER ARTS COUNCIL is hosting their popular artists' call for a third time, “Contained Cubed,” the 12” x 12” show. Local artists can submit their works for this exhibition, and all works will be sold for $50. Artwork submitted will be juried by an anonymous gallery panel. $10 submission fee for non-members. Free submission for BAC members/students/military (must provide valid ID). All completed works must be dropped off by Sept. 25 at Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd. Artworks will be on display in the East Bank Gallery from Oct. 1 until Nov. 30. Opening reception Oct. 8. For more information, contact Michael Byrnes at Michael@bossierarts.org or 318-741-8310.
JULY 11 - AUGUST 27: SHREVEPORT ART CLUB ANNUAL JURIED SHOW, celebrating 100 years presented by the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum. Artists: Stephen Banks, Joan Cole, Jo Cooper, Marion Davis, Becky Garner, Adena Helm, Judy Home, Betsy Levels, Cindy Magee, Ed McDonnell, Susan Pierce, Jeanne Marie Reed, Mary Yeh. Guest Judge: James King, MFA, Caddo Parish teacher. Admission is free. 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport. 318-632-2020 or sos. la.gov/lsem or laexhibitmuseum.org.
JULY 17: ART ADVENTURES AT THE NORTON offers free activities, story times and tours to engage with art at the R.W. Norton Art Gallery, which provide families with opportunity to explore the museum, learn about the collection, participate in multi-sensory activities, and listen to stories inspired by R.W. Norton’s Art Gallery’s collection. Tickets available at www.rwnaf.org/events. For more information, contact R.W. Norton Art Gallery at 318-865-4201 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
AUGUST 1 - SEPTEMBER 30: THE ARTWORKS OF DAWN ASH presented by the Bossier Arts Council will be on display in the Emerging Gallery with an opening reception on Aug. 6 from 6-8 p.m. at the Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. For more information, visit www.bossierarts.org or call 318-741-8310.
AUGUST 1 - SEPTEMBER 30: WOO AND WASSERMAN presented by the Bossier Arts Council. The artworks of Lucia Woo and Dan Wasserman, East Bank Gallery, will be on display with an opening reception on Aug. 6 from 6-8 p.m. at the Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. For more information, visit www.bossierarts.org or call 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.
ERNEST'S ORLEANS: Every Wednesday – Blues, Burgers and Betty, featuring Betty Lewis and Don Mason, 5:30-9 p.m. 1601 N. Spring St., Shreveport. 318-226-1325.
FAT’S OYSTER HOUSE: Live music. 450 Clyde Fant Pkwy. 318-459-1448.
FATTY ARBUCKLE'S: Live music. 450 Clyde Fant Pkwy. 318-459-1448.
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: July 15, Leanne Bridges, 6-9 p.m.; July 22, Daniel Goodwill, 6-9 p.m.; July 29, Hall Brown, 6-9 p.m. For more information, call 318-230-7130. Ask for Jeremy Shows.
FROZEN PIROGUE: Live music: 515 Barksdale Blvd, Bossier City. 318-459-6672.
GREAT RAFT BREWING: Live music: July 16, Daniel Goodwill of Hwy Lions, 6-9 p.m.; July 17, Jimmy Wooten, 6-9 p.m.; July 23, Hwy Lions, 6-9 p.m.; July 30, Lyrical Valor, 6-9 p.m.; July 31, Cold Canyons, 6-9 p.m. Tasting Room 4-8 p.m. Wed. through Fri., 12-8 p.m. Saturday for both in-person service and curbside pickup. 1251 Dalzell, Shreveport. Call 318-734-9881.
LOOOSIANA SEAFOOD: Live music: July 15, Haley Brooke, 6-9 p.m.; July 16, Clay Logan, 6-9 p.m.; July 17, Trey Houser, 6-9 p.m.; July 22, Jimmy Wooten, 7-9 p.m.; July 23, Haley Brooke, 6-9 p.m.; July 24, Beaux Atkins, 7-9 p.m. July 30, David Deaton, 6-9 p.m.; July 31, Seth Bradford, 6-9 p.m. 9220 Wallace Lake Road, Shreveport. 318-525-7154.
PARADISE THEATER: Live music: July 30, Jordan Davis, 8 p.m., tickets starting at $40. 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489.
PORT CITY BARBQUE: Live music. July 17, Leif Shively, 6:30 p.m.; July 23, Comedy Night, 9:00 p.m.; July 24, Kent Gill, 6:30 p.m.;
July 31, Elvis Tribute by Richard Cook, 6:30 p.m. 784 E. Flournoy Lucas
Road, Shreveport. 318-208-8767.
RED RIVER BREWPUB: Live music. 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; virtually every Friday, Toni Mundy Evans Duo, 6-10 p.m.; first Saturday of the month, Brian Watson, solo. Every other Saturday, Daniel Ley Duo, 7-11 p.m. 855 Pierremont Road, No. 120, Shreveport. 219-4123.
TACOMANIA: Live music: 641 East Kings Highway. 318-868-4588.
THE LOT DOWNTOWN: Live music: July 30, Pat Mason & Bayou Boogie from 9-11 p.m.; 400 Crockett St., Shreveport. 318-489-1605.
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. 8690 Line Ave., Shreveport. 868-6410.
WHAT’S ON TAP: Live music: First Saturday every month, Jason Askew, 9-10 p.m. 1207 Shreveport-Barksdale Hwy., Shreveport. 318-869-2422.
| SPECIAL EVENTS
ONGOING: THE AMERICAN ROSE CENTER’S 47TH BLOOMING SEASON is
open to the public. Hours of operation are Monday through Saturday, 9
a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. 8877 Jefferson Paige Road,
Shreveport. Admission to the gardens is by donation. For more
information, call 318-938-5402 or visit on Facebook at www.facebook.com/americanrosecenter.
THROUGH SUMMER: SHREVEPORT AQUARIUM announces
their summer hours and special packages, including birthday parties,
summer camps and membership drive. Mon. - Fri. open at 10 a.m. and last
entry 5 p.m. Sunday open at 10 a.m., last entry 5 p.m. For more
information, call 318-383-0601 or email email@example.com.
EVERY SATURDAY THROUGH NOV. 20: BOSSIER CITY FARMERS’ MARKET. 75+
vendors and food trucks in an open air, social distancing environment
every week. The market has an abundance of fresh veggies and fruits,
food trucks, jams, salsa, honey, baked goods, street tacos, jellies,
handmade soap, pickles, flowers, bread, pies, tamales, kettle corn,
candies, Cajun cuisine, BBQ and much more in 50,000 twinkling lights.
Market hours: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Free admission and free parking. Family
oriented. Located at 2950 E. Texas St. on the south side of Pierre
Bossier Mall. For more information, www.BossierCityFarmersMarket. com.
THROUGH FALL: GAME-PORT AND NASA EXHIBIT landing
at Sci-Port. An exhibit of the evolution of games and digital gaming,
from historic board games like Candy Land, checkers and backgammon to
classic and newer digital games that can be played with a giant,
custom-made, retro-inspired game controller. Interactive classic Pong
game reimagined at Sci-Port for a hands-on experience. The Adventures of
Intrigue will be hosting their version of gaming via an escape-room
style game. For more information, call 318-424-3466 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
JULY 16: CARS playing at the South Bossier Drive-In Movie Theater. Tickets are $25 per car and must be purchased in advance at www.Eventbrite.com.
Ticket holders receive one bag of popcorn upon entry. Showtime 8 p.m.
gates open at 7 p.m. at 2000 Reeves Marine Drive, Bossier City.
JULY 17: DAYS OF THUNDER playing
at the South Bossier Drive-In Movie Theater. Tickets are $25 per car
and must be purchased in advance at www. Eventbrite.com. Ticket holders
receive one bag of popcorn upon entry. Showtime 8 p.m. gates open at 7
p.m. at 2000 Reeves Marine Drive, Bossier City.
THROUGH JULY 18: CELEBRATE SHARK WEEK in
the annual week-long Shark-La-Tex at Shreveport Aquarium, which
coincides with the popular Discovery Channel’s Shark Week. Shreveport
Aquarium is located at 601 Clyde Fant Parkway in downtown Shreveport.
Aquarium admission prices are $15 for ages 13+, $12 for ages 2-12 and
kids under 2 are free. For more information, hours and a full schedule
of events, visit www.shreveportaquarium.com
THROUGH JULY 30: SALVATION ARMY FAN DRIVE for seniors 60 and older who reside in Caddo Parish. New fans are to be brought to 147 East Stoner Ave., Shreveport Tuesday or Thursdays from 9 -11 a.m. or 1-3 p.m., or you may send a monetary donation to 200 East Stoner Ave., attention Fan Drive. For more information of how you can help, call Tiffany Jones at 318-424-3200 or 318-762-4576 or email TIFFANY.Jones@USS.Salvationarmy.org.
THROUGH AUGUST 5: ARTBREAK SUMMER CAMP DAYS returns to artspace in downtown Shreveport. Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Sign up your kids now at https://www.artspaceshreveport.com/artbreak-artspace.
THROUGH AUGUST 13: SCI-PORT SUMMER CAMPS. Register
your child for Sci-Port Discovery Center’s summer camps: Offering both
half-day and fullday sessions. Designed for students from kindergarten
through sixth grade. Limited spots available. Please visit www.sci-port.org for complete schedule and costs.
THROUGH AUGUST 31: KIDSBOWLFREE. COM Holiday
Lanes & The Kids Bowl Free Summer Bowling Program is giving away
millions of dollars of free bowling games to kids! Two free games of
bowling each day of program. For more information, contact Holiday Lanes
at 318-746-7331, colva@bowlholidaylanes. com or Darin Spindler, Kids Bowl Free, at email@example.com
EVERY SATURDAY: DOWNTOWN MERCANTILE MARKET The
Mercantile is an outdoor market with over 40 artists, live music and
featured local chefs. The Mercantile will be open for shopping, and our
resident artist inside of Artifact will have their studios open.
Saturday from 10 a.m. through 7 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. - until.
1110 Texas Ave., Shreveport. For more information, contact C&C
JULY 16: UKULELE GUMBO BAND will
be performing live for the residents of Waterview Court at 2 p.m. at
2222 E. Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Shreveport. For more information,
call Lou Osburn at 318-294-0642.
JULY 16 - AUGUST 1: CITY TENNIS TOURNAMENT will
feature players who have never played in a tournament before to current
and former collegiate players and everything in between. All matches
will be at Bossier Tennis Center. Family-friendly and no admission to
the public. For more information, contact Jeffrey Goodman at
323-841-3529 or https://www. facebookcom/TheCityChampionships/?modal=adm
JULY 19-23: FANTASTIC BEASTS OF SHREVEPORT AQUARIUM at
the Shreveport Aquarium. Dedicated to the art of Magi-Zoology. Ages
6-11. $240 includes camp T-shirt. $15 discount for annual pass members,
siblings and multiple camps. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 601 Clyde Fant Parkway,
Shreveport. For more information or registration, visit
JULY 20-24: CHARACTER CREATION CAMP. The
Bossier Arts Council has teamed up with local artist Alex Richardson of
Dasuq Arts to teach your kiddos the ins and outs of character design.
Starting with brainstorming sessions and ending with mini art reception
for all campers on Saturday, July 24, at 12 p.m. Each camper will get
hands-on instructions in design elements, proportions, facial
expressions and more. Camp session will run Tuesday, July 20-Friday,
July 23, from 12 p.m.-3 p.m. Mini reception will be on Saturday, July
24, from 12-1 p.m. Camp fees include: sketch books, pencils, snacks and a
finished framed art work to display at the mini art reception. Ages
5-10. Camp registration required, https:// bit.ly/3fNc325 Fee: $250.
Space is limited; masks will be required. For more information, contact
BAC at 318-741- 8310.
JULY 24: REMEMBERING JAMES – THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF JAMES BROWN comes
to East Bank Theatre starring Broadway World Awards nominee Dedrick
Weathersby, telling the story of The Godfather of Soul. 2:30 - 4 p.m.
and 7 - 8:30 p.m. Tickets, Eventbrite, starting at $25. For more
information, contact the Bossier Arts Council, 318- 741-8310 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
JULY 24: LOUISIANA TRAILRIDERS: Parade of Trail Riders at artspace, Saturday, July 24, at 3 - 10 p.m. Don your boots and mosey over to artspace for the ride through downtown! Stay for live music and food truck vittles. For more information, contact SRAC at 318-673-6500.
JULY 25: NORTON FOOD TRUCK ROUNDUP. Local
food trucks The Hot Dawg Hut, Sno’ Nuff Soul Food and Catering, and
Sophie’s Italian Ice will be on-site from 5-7 p.m. Bring a blanket or
chair, grab dinner and dessert, and enjoy a beautiful evening. For more
information, contact R.W. Norton Art Gallery at 318-865-4201 or email@example.com.
JULY 29: 3 DOORS DOWN will
be performing with special guest Seether at the Brookshire Grocery
Arena in Bossier City. Celebrating their 20th anniversary of the band's
debut album, “The Better Life.” Tickets maybe purchased at Ticketmaster.
JULY 30: JORDAN DAVIS on
stage at Paradise Theater. The contemporary country singer and “Artist
to Watch” Jordan Davis will bring his unique sounds such as “Slow Dance
in a Parking Lot,” “Singles You Up” and more. Tickets start at $40.
Showtime at 8 p.m. 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346- 2489.
AUGUST 1: THE SONS OF THE PIONEERS in
concert at the Emmett Hook Center. Admission free. 3 p.m. 550 Common
St., Shreveport. For more information, call 318-429-6887.
AUGUST 31: ICE CREAM SOCIAL for
the Southern Hills Business Association, a networking event at the fire
station on Baird Road. 5-7 p.m. For more information, www.southernhillshreveport.org or call 318-687-7808.
SEPTEMBER 4 & 5: RODNEY CARRINGTON mouths
off at Paradise Theater. Carrington will bring his unique mix of
gut-busting standup comedy and outrageous original music, including
satirical songs like “Dancing with a Man,” “Fred” and “Carlos, Man of
Love.” Tickets start at $50, showtime at 8 p.m. 777 Margaritaville Way,
Bossier City. 855-346-2489.
OCTOBER 26: EXPO & TASTE OF SOUTHERN HILLS at Summer Grove Baptist Church. For more information, www.southernhillshreveport.org or call 318-687-7808.
THROUGH JULY 18: “THE KING AND I” Rodgers
and Hammerstein’s stirring musical based on “Anna and the King of Siam”
will be at the Emmett Hook Center. Tickets available on line
www.emmetthookcenter.org or call 318-429-6885. 550 Common St.,
Shreveport. For more information, call 318-429-6887.
JULY 23 & 24: CHILDREN OF EDEN, a
summer musical, opens Shreveport Little Theatre’s 100th season! Tickets
on sale now for SLT’s first live production in 15 months and will be
performed in concert with a large community choir and orchestra in the
sanctuary of First Baptist Church Shreveport. July 23 at 7:30 p.m. and
July 24 at 2 p.m. and at 7:30 p.m. All tickets are $25 general admission
and can be purchased online at shreveportlittletheatre.com, or visit www.showTix4U.com and by calling or visiting SLT’s box office at 812 Margaret Place, noon-4 p.m. weekdays, 318-424-4439.
JULY 29 - 31 & AUGUST 1, 6, 7 & 8: CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, written
by Tennessee Williams, will be performed as Shreveport Little Theatre's
main stage production. Contains very strong language and mature themes.
July 29, 30, 31 and August 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m., August 1 and August 8,
at 2 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at
shreveportlittletheatre.com, or visit www.showTix4U.com and by calling or visiting SLT’s box office at 812 Margaret Place, noon-4 p.m. weekdays, 318-424-4439.
JULY 30 - AUGUST 1: THE MUSIC MAN JR. a Meredith Willson production at Stage Center’s School of Performing Arts’ 10th anniversary season. A six-time Tony Award-winning musical comedy is family entertainment at its best. Friday, at 6 p.m., Saturday, 2 p.m. & 6 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. at Marjorie Lyons Playhouse. Tickets $15 all seats. For more information, call 318-218-9978 or email: stagecenterlaboxoffice@ gmail.com.
FIRST WEDNESDAYS: WELLNESS WEDNESDAYS in
Caddo Common Park is a fitness instruction and warm-up to walk a mile
around the park and a wellness education program presented by Ochsner
LSU Health Shreveport. 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For more information,
contact SRAC at 318-673-6500.
FIRST THURSDAYS: FIT & STRONG THURSDAYS. Caddo
Parish Parks & Recreation presents creative “core” building and
exercises designed with older adult fitness in mind, but open to all. 10
- 11:30 a.m. For more information, contact SRAC at 318-673-6500.
THIRD THURSDAYS: ACTIVE LIVING THURSDAYS features
programming designed to get everyone moving with creative dance by
Roshanda Spears. Take home a Healthy Heart recipe created by Ochsner LSU
Health Shreveport. 10:30 a.m. - noon. For more information, contact
SRAC at 318-673-6500.
THIRD SATURDAY & SUNDAY: UNCOMMON WEEKENDS IN CADDO COMMON PARK is every third weekend of the month. Exercise, artists, animals and activities from 8 a.m. through 2 p.m. brings Wild Wonders Saturdays with exercise, animals from Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park, story time and hands-on activities. Sundays in the Park with Artists at 2 - 5:30 p.m. brings yoga, food trucks and hands-on art activities for the family, live performances, live painting by artists, an arts market and more. For more information, contact SRAC at 318-673-6500.