I ART / EXHIBITS
THROUGH OCTOBER 8 : “ORIGINS AND RETROSPECTIVE: A Celebration of Color.” Local artists will be featured at the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum: “Origins by Jerry Wray,” watercolor and acrylic on paper, canvas and driftwood, inspired by prehistoric caves of Lascaux in France, 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport. 318- 632-2020 or sos.la.gov/lsem or laexhibitmuseum.org.
THROUGH OCTOBER 15: CARTOGRAPHIC CURIOSITIES, Historical Map Exhibit. This exhibit showcases cartography featuring maps from around the world dating from the 16th to the 19th century. From oblique city views, to the creation of orderly grids, to elaborate charts, located on the third floor of the LSUS Noel Memorial Library. Per state recommendations, guests are asked to wear a mask or face covering at all times while on LSUS campus. For more information, contact Martha Lawler at 318-798-4163 or Martha.email@example.com.
THROUGH OCTOBER 30: A SQUIRREL FROM MEMORY is an exhibit by Shreveport native Douglas Degges that showcases Louisiana landscapes, fish, small game, rodents and pests by juxtaposing realistic graphite drawings with abstract paintings in acrylic. Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m; Tuesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m; and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Meadows Museum of Arts, Centenary College, Louisiana. For more information, call 318-869-5040. COVID-19 restrictions and protocols available at themeadowsmuseum.com
THROUGH NOVEMBER 24: THE WORLD OF FRIDA, an exhibition highlighting 95 contemporary artists who have each created a piece inspired by the life and career of the fabulous Frida Kahlo. This exhibit comes from the Bedford Gallery in Walnut Creek, Calif. For more information, contact the museum at 318-865-4201. R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport.
THROUGH NOV. 30: NYCTOPHILIA: THE LOVE OF DARKNESS. The Bossier Arts Council is kicking off the spooky season with this very unique artist call. Submit works for this upcoming themed exhibition which will be displayed in the East Bank Emerging Gallery. Artwork submitted for the show will be juried by an anonymous gallery panel. Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd, Bossier City. Opening reception Oct. 8, from 6-8 p.m. For more information, visit www.bossierarts.org or call 318-741- 8310.
THROUGH DECEMBER 1: EATING THE SAME STONE is a photographical exhibit by Ohio photographer Tracy Longley-Cook exploring symbolic observances related to bereavement, usually by isolated and anonymous figures. Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.; and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Meadows Museum of Arts, Centenary College, Louisiana. For more information, call 318-869-5040. COVID-19 restrictions and protocols available at themeadowsmuseum.com.
THROUGH DECEMBER 1: SILENT RESONANCE is an exhibit by Shreveport artist Eric Hess of sculptures and installations that embed complex emotional ideas into sometimes deceptively simple presentations. Working with glass, cement ice, steel, ready-made objects and video. Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.; and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Meadows Museum of Arts, Centenary College, Louisiana. For more information, call 318-869-5040. COVID-19 restrictions and protocols available at themeadowsmuseum.com.
OCTOBER 7, 8, 9: CELEBRATE FOLK LIFE MONTH. Two of Shreveport’s folksiest best, Bertha Harris and Charmel Lester, will have exhibits at J&R Gallery. Free admission. Oct. 7, 5-9 p.m., Oct. 8, 5-9 p.m. and Oct. 9, 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
OCTOBER 8: ARTIST CALL, CONTAINED CUBED. This themed show will explore BIG art on a small canvas. The rules are simple. 12” X 12” show. All works will be sold for $50. 4 - 6 p.m. Presented by the Bossier Arts Council. 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. For more information, visit www.bossierarts.org or call 318-741-8310.
1931 LOUNGE AT HORSESHOE CASINO: Live music. Nov. 12-13, The Joanitones, 8 - midnight; 711 Horseshoe Blvd, Bossier City. (800) 895-0711.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 14: Live music, $5 cover. Oct. 8, Bridges Row, 7-10 p.m.; Oct. 9, Tailgate Poets, 8-11 p.m.; Oct. 15, Sock Hop, 7-10 p.m; 3515 S. Lakeshore Drive, Shreveport. 318-635-8186.
BAYOU THUNDER SALOON: Live music. 1910 Market St., Shreveport. 318-848-7732.
CELEBRITY LOUNGE: Live entertainment: Oct. 8, Identity Crisis, 5 p.m. - 2 a.m., Oct. 23, Mayday by Midnight, 5 p.m. - 2 a.m.
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: 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: 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: Oct. 7, Haley Brooke, 6-9 p.m.; Oct. 8, Seth Bradford, 6-9 p.m.; Oct. 14, Beaux Atkins, 6-9 p.m.; Oct. 15, Clay Logan, 6-9 p.m.; Oct. 21, Jimmy Wooten, 6-9 p.m.; Oct. 22, David Daniels, 6-9 p.m.; Oct. 28, Jesse Rawlinson, 6-9 p.m.; Oct. 29, Haley Brooke, 6-9 p.m.; Oct. 30, Trey Houser, 6-9 p.m.; 9220 Wallace Lake Road, Shreveport. 318-525-7154.
PARADISE THEATER: Live music: 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489.
PORT CITY BAR B QUE: Live music. 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: Mon. - Thurs., Brian Watson, 6:30-9:30. Wed. Stan Hoffman.
Every weekend, Friday, Toni Mundy Evans Duo, 6-10 p.m., Saturday,
Daniel Ley Duo, 7-11 p.m. The Stilettos, 6-10 p.m. first Friday of every
month; first Saturday of the month, Brian Watson, solo. Second Wed. of
every month, Victoria Williams. 855 Pierremont Road, No. 120,
Shreveport. 219- 4123.
TACOMANIA: Live music: 641 East Kings Hwy. 318-868- 4588.
THE LOT DOWNTOWN: Live music: 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: Nov. 6, Jason Askew, 10 p.m. - midnight. 1207 Shreveport-Barksdale Hwy., Shreveport. 318-869-2422.
OCTOBER 7, 14, 21: THURSDAYS MUSIC IN THE PARK. Open
to the public on Thursday evenings in October at Greenleaf Park, a free
concert. Greenleaf Park’s new stage is ready to welcome the area’s best
bands. Each event will feature an opener and main act. Food trucks and
market vendors will be in attendance. Spread out on the lawn with family
and friends at Provenance. 4 - 8 p.m. 1955 Woodberry Ave., Shreveport.
OCTOBER 8: LORRIE MORGAN is
one of the most eloquent emotive country vocalists of modern times and
will be performing live at The Stage at Silver Star. Doors open at 7
p.m., showtime at 8 p.m. $40 in advance, $50 day of show. Tickets
@thestagebossier and @outhousetickets. 1201 Dixie Overland Road, Bossier
OCTOBER 17: RAUL RAMIREZ, INTERNATIONAL CONCERT ORGANIST. The first Spanish organist in recent times to establish himself among the elite of the international pipe organs will perform at 3 p.m. at The First United Methodist Church, downtown Shreveport. Free admission. 500 Common St., Shreveport.
| SPECIAL EVENTS
MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY: MORNING BOXING. This
event is brought to you by 318 Boxers Fighting and Dement Brothers
Boxing Club and held at The Lot, downtown Shreveport. 9:30 - 11 a.m. 400
Crocket St., Shreveport.
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.
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
EVERY FRIDAY & SATURDAY IN OCTOBER & HALLOWEEN: THE DEVIL’S KNOT HAUNTED TRAIL. This
is the fourth year of operation of a themed Halloween event. This
year’s theme, “Into the Swamp,” will have all-new scares for all lovers
of Halloween. A one-mile walking tour in South Bossier. 2663 Mayflower
Road, Haughton, La. 71037. 7:30 to midnight. $25 general admission and
$40 VIP, which gets you first in line. For more information, call
EVERY FRIDAY - SUNDAY IN OCTOBER: NECROMANOR HAUNTED HOUSE. This
eighth season will thrill Halloween lovers with the theme, “Kult of
Halloween.” From 6 p.m. - 12 a.m. with after 10 p.m. show is darker,
scarier, and not for the kiddies or faint of heart. Sundays 6 - 10 p.m.
Cost: $10. At the Louisiana Boardwalk, 505 Boardwalk Blvd., Bossier City
beneath the Texas Street Bridge. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 318-458-8565.
THROUGH OCTOBER 10: RED RIVER REVEL. The
45th annual arts festival returns to the Shreveport Riverfront
attracting tens of thousands of locals and visitors featuring more than
75 juried visual artists, over 40 musical, theatrical and performing
arts on two stages, with over 20 vendors serving delicious food, and an
area dedicated to introducing children to the arts. For times, cost and
previews, go to www.redriverrevel.com. Festival Plaza, 101 Crockett Street, Shreveport.
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.
OCTOBER 15: CASTING CROWNS. Compassion
International presents the music of Casting Crowns, Only Jesus Tour.
Tickets on sale now at Ticketmaster and Brookshire Grocery Arena at B1
Bank Box Office. 7 p.m. For more information, go to customerservice@ brookshiregroceryarena.com. 2000 Brookshire Arena Drive, Bossier City.
OCTOBER 17: DUDE PERFECT tour
are bringing their stunts and chaos to Brookshire Grocery Arena. 5 p.m.
Tickets on sale now at Ticketmaster and Brookshire Grocery Arena at B1
Bank Box Office. 7 p.m. For more information go to email@example.com. 2000 Brookshire Arena Drive, Bossier City.
THROUGH OCTOBER 29: JLSB PUMPKIN PATCH The
Junior League of Shreveport-Bossier will be in full swing for Halloween
with the Pumpkin Patch at Provenance. Plenty of activities for the
family. M-F 4-7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sunday noon to 7 p.m.
For more information, www.jlsb.org/pumpkin-patch/
OCTOBER 30: 2ND ANNUAL WITCHES RIDE. The
Historic South Highlands Neighborhood Association and R. W. Norton
Gallery will host a festive and fun leisurely four-mile bike ride on
Halloween Eve. Costumes and decorated bikes encouraged. All adults and
kids are welcome. Begins promptly at 11 a.m with police escort. Meet up
at Rhino Coffee at 10 a.m. and line up in Pierremont Mall at 10:45. Food
trucks at R.W. Norton Art Gallery. For more information, go to www.southhighlandsna.com.
THROUGH OCTOBER 31: MUTINY AT SHREVEPORT A-SCARE-IUM: The
Shreveport Aquarium will offer a month-long haunted pirate adventure
with chills, thrills and, of course, gills! The spooky celebration is
appropriate for kids of all ages.This pirate-themed haunting’s full
schedule is at www.shreveportaquarium.com/ mutiny. For ages 6-11 from Oct.11-13 is Camp Mutiny. For more information, go to www.shreveportaquarium.com/
fallcamp. For ages 21+ check out Cannon Ball on Oct. 30 from 7 - 11
p.m. in the new outdoor pavilion event space on the riverfront. A bawdy
pirate show and rum fest will also offer costume contest, games, prizes
and more. Tickets $25. For more information, visit www.shreveportaquarium.com
THROUGH NOVEMBER 6: DIXIE MAZE FARMS 2021
Fall Festival will host such events as live pumpkin patch and corn
maze, pony rides, hay rides and haunted attractions and more. For cost
and times, please visit dixiemaze.com or A call 318-703-2870.
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.
OCTOBER 7: ARTWALK AT THE REVEL. October’s
Downtown Shreveport Artwalk joins with the Caddo Parish School System
for a night at the Red River Revel. Enjoy the works of local artists,
try your luck with an Artwork Scavenger Hunt, win prizes! Get in free
with your Artwork map! 5-9 p.m. For more information, go to www.downtownshreveport.com/artwalk.
OCTOBER 8-9: CATAHOULA WINE MIXER. This
outdoor event is celebrating wine, cuisine and music from different
regions of the world. Patrons explore areas throughout Provenance
neighborhood while sampling local chefs’ cuisine and musicians inspired
by each region of the world. On Friday, eight chefs line out an
incredibly intimate eight-course meal, paired with eight select wines
from around the world at Garrett Farms. For more information or tickets,
go to: www.catahoulawinemixer.com. 12 - 5 p.m. at Greenleaf Park, 1955 Woodberry Ave., Shreveport.
OCTOBER 9: CARD SHOW. The
Downtown Hilton, Shreveport will host the first card show in 10 years.
Tables available. Free admission and free covered parking. 104 Market
OCTOBER 13-16: KAYAK BASS FISHING NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP AND EXPO will
include the KBF Trail Series Championship, the KBF Challenge Series
Championship, the KBF National Championship and KBF Red River Rally
Expo. The Kayak Fish Expo will be at the Shreveport Convention Center
Oct. 15-16 and host over 60 vendors. Visit the website:
Kayakbassfishing.com. Shreveport Convention Center, 400 Caddo St.,
OCTOBER 15: TWILIGHT TALKIES series,
“Ghostbusters” on the south lawn of the R. W. Norton Art Gallery. Free.
Bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy a movie under the stars. Local
food trucks will be available starting at 6 p.m. Movie begins at 7:30
p.m. Picnics allowed. 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport.
OCTOBER 15-24: SUPER RETRIEVER SERIES CROWN CHAMPIONSHIP is
held like a Classic event and is a combination of Retriever Trials and
the Super Dock events for those that qualified throughout the year from
all of the SRS-qualifying events. The winner will receive the
prestigious name of SRS Crown Champion within the Retriever Trials Open
and Amateur divisions and all Super Dock divisions. Visit their website
at Superretrieverseries. com. Call 318-429-0651 for admission prices and
times. To be broadcasted on Discovery Channel and Amazon Prime. Bass
Pro and Boardwalk, Bossier City and Frierson Plantation.
OCTOBER 16: SBC ZOMBIE WALK: HEARTS & PARTS. Get your rotted heart pumping for this year's walk with their signature collection of macabre vendors, eerie guests, and spirt-raising fun times! Music, games, costume contests and the door prizes! 4 - 10 p.m. For more information, contact the Bossier Arts Council at East Bank District & Plaza. 318-741-8310 or visit www.bossierarts.org.
Memorial Library selected
Brit Bennett, author of the novel, “The Vanishing Half,” as the 2021 One
Book One Parish, which unites Caddo Parish by promoting one book title
throughout the 21 branches of the library. The virtual author chat will
take place at 6 p.m. via Zoom by registering at https://bit.ly/OBOP21chat.
Also, on Oct. 22 at 10 a.m. a screening of the movie “Imitation of
Life” at the Atkins Branch and on Oct. 26 at 2 p.m. at the Rodessa
Branch, at 10093 Main St., Rodessa. For more information, visit www.shreve-lib.org.
OCTOBER 19: PUMPKIN SHINE ON LINE. The
29th annual event is hosted by Southfield School and is sponsored by
SPAR at Betty Virginia Park. The trails of the park will glow with light
of nearly 1,000 jack-o-lanterns and painted pumpkins from 4 - 8 p.m.
Area school bands, choirs and cheerleaders will provide entertainment,
and local food vendors will have delicious food available. The event is
free. Park at Mall St. Vincent (Dillard’s lot) and ride the free shuttle
to the park entrance. Security provided. For more information, contact
Casey Cipoletti at email@example.com or call 318-213-6335.
OCTOBER 21-23: UKC TOTAL DOG INVITATIONAL is
the most distinguished event for Total Dogs, giving those hardworking
dogs and owners the chance to compete for a grand prize of $10,000. The
three-day event will feature weight pull, agility and nosework. Dogs
will also compete in obedience and rally obedience. Dogs will earn
performance points based on their qualifying scores. A formal awards
dinner to follow. Visit their website at www.ukcdogs.com for more information and participation requirements. Shreveport Convention Center, 400 Caddo St., Shreveport.
OCTOBER 23: FALCON FEST FUNDRAISER 2021. St. Joseph Catholic School will be hosting this free and open-to-the-public fundraiser. There will be wristbands available for kids' activities, live music from Magnolia Mae, food trucks, face painting by Becky, inflatables, bounces, rides and a corn hole tournament. 5 - 8 p.m. For more details on how to purchase wristbands for activities and registration for the corn hole tournament, go to sjsfalcons.org. 1210 Anniston Avenue.
OCTOBER 23: WINE, DINE & EQUINE, “Celebrate
the 318.” A biennial event which benefits The Arc Caddo- Bossier’s
GREAT program, which provides therapeutic horseback riding lessons for
adults and children with disabilities of all kinds. The program, which
is designed to have physical, psychological and social benefits, is one
of the country’s most unique programs available. The Lot downtown will
host a variety of local chefs and local musicians for this outdoor
event. Silent and live auctions will provide an array of items to bid
on. A preview party will be held Oct 7 at Ki’ Mexico from 6 - 8:30 p.m.
Tickets for the event are $75 and can be purchased by calling 318-
221-8392 or visiting thearccaddobossier.org/great-event. community of
Northwest Louisiana. Tickets are $250, includes food and drink, as well
as $500 in chips to be used in blackjack, roulette and craps. Tickets
will be available for purchase online at Deafactioncenter.org. 7 p.m.
until ? at The Petroleum Club of Shreveport.
OCTOBER 30: 2ND ANNUAL WITCHES RIDE. The Historic South Highlands Neighborhood Association and R. W. Norton Gallery will host a festive and fun leisurely four-mile bike ride on Halloween Eve. Costumes and decorated bikes encouraged. All adults and kids are welcome. Begins promptly at 11 a.m with police escort. Meet up at Rhino Coffee at 10 a.m. and line up in Pierremont Mall at 10:45. Food trucks at R.W. Norton Art Gallery. For more information, go to www. southhighlandsna.com.
OCTOBER 14 - 17 & 22 - 24: THE FOREIGNER. Shreveport
Little Theatre will produce this comedy by Larry Shue. A winner of two
Obie Awards and two Outer Critics Circle Awards as Best New American
Play and Best Off-Broadway Production. Production dates: Oct. 14, 15,
16, 22 and 23 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 17 and 24 at 2 p.m. Mask required.
Ticket reservations may be made by calling SLT’s box office at
318-424-4439 or www. shreveportlittletheatre.com. Shreveport Little
Theatre, 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport.
OCTOBER 14-17 & 21-24: “LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS.” This
deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical will be
performed by the Bossier Parish Community College Performing Arts
Theatre. Tickets $20. Mask required. For tickets, call 318- 678-6021 or
TicketSource.us/BPCC-theatre. Showtime Oct. 14-16 and 21-23 at 7:30 p.m.
and at 2 p.m. Oct. 17 and 24 in the Stephen W. Slaughter Theatre,
Building C on the BPCC campus, 6220 East Texas St., Bossier City.
OCTOBER 22-24: CLUE, ONSTAGE. A production of the East Bank Theatre, directed by Rocky Maddox, will perform this classic by Jonathan Lynn at 7 p.m Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $23 purchased at Eventbrite. For more information, contact the Bossier Arts Council at East Bank District & Plaza. 318-741-8310 or visit www.bossierarts.org. 600 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.
THROUGH FALL: CADDO PARISH PARKS AND RECREATION. A
comprehensive slate of programs and activities for youth, adults and
families, both in person and virtual such as virtual nature programs,
social distancing fitness activities, virtual field trips, STEAM for
5-K, activities for children and developmental disabilities and more at www.caddoparks.org.
In addition, the Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park is open
Wednesday through Saturday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sundays from 1-5
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.