I ART / EXHIBITS
OCTOBER 24 - THROUGH YEAR'S END: FRANCIS T. KALMBACH EXHIBT, a Family’s Retrospective 1960s - 2000s. The Big Sun Studios is hosting an art exhibition with the opening reception from 2 - 4 p.m. Most of the paintings on display are in the impressionist-style using painterly brushstrokes as well as some mid-century gems. Open by appointment only during weekdays and from 2 - 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays beginning October 30. For more information go to www.bigsunstudios.com or call 318-313-4310.
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 OCTOBER 30: THE PINK ANGELS EXHIBT. Pamoja Art Society presents this exhibit for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Artist reception Oct. 30 from 5-7 p.m. Hours of exhibit: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. at 3806 Linwood Ave., Shreveport. For more information, call 318-638-8739.
THROUGH OCTOBER 30: ART WORKS 2021. Bailey Art Gallery is featuring Louisiana Artists Inc., an annual exhibition. Gallery hours: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 1 - 5:30 p.m. and Saturday 12 - 4:30 p.m. 214 Texas St., Shreveport. For more information, call 318-424-6764.
THROUGH NOVEMBER 1: CALLING ALL ARTISTS! Equity Art Challenge. United Way is looking to collect local artwork that represents the diversity and beauty of Northwest Louisiana. The art can be in any medium that speaks to issues of equity, diversity and inclusion. These pieces will be displayed alongside United Way’s 21-Day Equity Challenge. Submit your artwork to tori@ unitedwaynwla.org by Nov. 1 and include a picture of your artwork, the artwork’s title, your name and anything else you would like to share about your piece.
THROUGH NOVEMBER 12: THE HOOVER WATERCOLOR SOCIETY’S FALL EXHIBIT. In the West Wing Gallery of the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum at 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport. Free admission. For more information, call 318-632-2020 or LAEXHIBITMUSEUM.org
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. For more information, visit www.bossierarts.org or call 318-741-8310.
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, 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.
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. 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. 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: Oct. 21, Dogtoberfest, a fundraiser for Robinson’s Rescue, 4-9 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: 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 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 21: THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO. The Shreveport Opera presents an evening of fine wine, great cuisine and thrilling opera. Seating is very limited. Proof of vaccination or negative COVID test required. 6:30 p.m. at The Petroleum Club, 16th floor, Shreveport. For more information, call 318-227-9503.
OCTOBER 24: SYMPHONIC SUPERHEROES. The Shreveport Symphony Orchestra will present a free outdoor family concert at Hargrove Memorial Amphitheater on the Centenary College campus. Pre-concert activities for the family start at 2:15 p.m., and the concert begins at 3 p.m. For more information, visit shreveportsymphony.com or call 318-222-7496.
| 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.
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.
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 Mercantile, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 318-349-2329.
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. 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 email@example.com or call 318-458- 8565.
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 OCTOBER 23: SHREVEPORT- BOSSIER BLACK RESTAURANT WEEK. Participating
black-owned restaurants will be offering $10 lunches and $20 dinners,
with curated, exclusive dining experiences and events throughout the
week. To learn about new offers, visit
THROUGH OCTOBER 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.
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/
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 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 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 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 22: PERDOMO CIGAR EVENT. The
Tobacco House is having a special night from 6 - 9 p.m. and is offering
five sticks, get one free, or buy a box of 24 sticks, get eight free
sticks and a hat. 9464 Mansfield Road, Shreveport.
OCTOBER 23: FALCON FEST FUNDRAISER 2021. St.
Joseph Catholic School will be hosting this free and open-tothe-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
OCTOBER 23: SHREVEPORT BREW. Experience
an afternoon of sampling internationally acclaimed and domestically
micro-brewed ales, pilsners, stouts and everything in between at the
12th annual event. Live music and samples of signature dishes from some
of Shreveport’s most popular restaurants. Tickets $55. Table for 10,
$750 at www.shreveportbrew.com. 2 - 6 p.m. Festival Plaza, Shreveport.
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.
Tickets for the event are $75 and can be purchased by calling
318-221-8392 or visiting thearccaddobossier.org/great-event. 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
OCTOBER 24: CHARITY’S CHILDREN: The
Long Days and Nights of the Iron Men of Charity Hospital in New
Orleans. Book signing and author’s reception at 2 - 4 p.m. East Wing
Auditorium with book review by O.A (Duke) Griffey III. Free admission.
The Louisiana State Exhibit Museum at 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport.
For more information, call 318- 632-2020 or llexhibitmuseum.org.
OCTOBER 24: SHREVE CITY CAR SHOW. Themed
“Rock n Roll” and brought to you from Sanity Project begins at 11 a.m.
Live music and food trucks will be on sight. For more information, call
318-505-3665. 1271 Shreveport Barksdale Hwy., Shreveport.
OCTOBER 26: EXPO & TASTE OF SOUTHERN HILLS at Summer Grove Baptist Church. For more information, www.southernhillshreveport.org or call 318-687- 7808.
OCTOBER 29 - “CASPER." The
South Bossier Drive-In Movie Theater will be featuring “Casper”
beginning at 8 p.m. Gates open at 7 p.m. Ticket holders receive one bag
of popcorn upon entry. $25 per car and tickets purchased in advance at
www. Eventbrite.com. Concessions and restrooms will be available on
site. 2000 Reeves Marine Drive, Bossier City.
OCTOBER 30 - “HOCUS POCUS”. The
South Bossier Drive-In Movie Theater will be featuring “Hocus Pocus”
beginning at 8 p.m. Gates open at 7 p.m. Ticket holders receive one bag
of popcorn upon entry. $25 per car and tickets purchased in advance at www.Eventbrite.com. Concessions and restrooms will be available on site. 2000 Reeves Marine Drive, Bossier City.
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 30: PAW PRINT SPRINT 5K AND FUN RUN. St.
Mark’s Cathedral School will host the fifth annual familyfriendly
event. Festivities will continue with a post-race featuring a trunk or
treat, a book fair, live music, food trucks. Halloween costumes
encouraged. Visit www.stmarksschool.com/5k to register. $30 through Oct. 29. $35 race day. For more information, contact Caroline Andress at 318-226-4021 or email email@example.com.
OCTOBER 30: HALLOWEEN AT SCI-PORT. 4-H S.T.E.A.M., which
encourages the tweens and teens to experience hands on fun at this
Halloween edition, featuring Sinister Circuitry for 6th-12th graders,
free. 1 - 3 p.m. with check-in at 12:45 p.m. Sign up by Oct. 25, limited
to 30 participants: https://bit.ly/3nZ3gOZ. Also, Oct. 30, Spooktacular
Saturday! Free admission. Costumes, candy and more! 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. For
more information, call 318-424-3466.
OCTOBER 30: ANNUAL FALL BULB SALE. The
Northwest Louisiana Master Gardeners will hold their annual Fall bulb
sale which will feature the hard-to-find heirloom bulbs. Over 5,000
bulbs of over 30 varieties will be on sale beginning at 8 a.m. until
noon. For more information, call 318-698- 0010. Randle T. Moore Center
on the corner of Fairfield Avenue and Kings Highway, Shreveport.
NOVEMBER 4: THE FIVE PRIESTS, Shreveport
Martyrs, Servants of God is a film by award-winning documentary
filmmaker Chris Charles Scott and is presented by LSUS Foundation. This
is the story of five heroic priest of Shreveport during the devastating
Yellow Fever Epidemic. Tickets on sale now. The Strand Theater box
office is located at 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 318-226-8555.
NOVEMBER 4: SHREVEPORT GARDEN STUDY CLUB. The
noon event will be held in the area around the Pollinator Garden at
Greenwood Cemetery. This fall celebration and dedication is partnered
with the city of Shreveport and will announce two gifts for the
continued restoration, development and investment into the gardens. Noon
at 130 Stoner Ave., Shreveport. For more information, call 318-465-0795
or email email@example.com.
NOVEMBER 6-7: “RHAPSODY IN VIEW.” The 73rd annual event by the Downtown Shreveport Lions Club presents the Centenary Choir at the First Baptist Church in Shreveport. Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets $15 in advance, $17 at the door and students $10 at 318-869-5235 or any Porter’s Cleaners. For more information, contact James M. Goins at 318-861-2197.
OCTOBER 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. 22 and 23
at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 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 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. 21-23 at 7:30 p.m. and at 2
p.m. Oct. 24 in the Stephen W. Slaughter Theatre, Building C on the BPCC
campus, 6220 East Texas St., Bossier City.
OCTOBER 22-24 & 29-31: 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.
OCTOBER 25: “AS YOU LIKE IT." LSU
Shreveport and Noel Memorial Library to host this Shakespeare
production and interactive workshop, performed by the Texas Shakespeare
Festival as part of the TSF Roadshow. 6:15 p.m. in the LSUS University
Center Theater. Free and open to the public. Mask required. For more
information and how to live stream and preregister, contact Brian
Sherman at Brian.firstname.lastname@example.org.
OCTOBER 29, 30 & 31: “THE MEETING.” Shreveport Little Theatre and Mahogany Ensemble Theatre will perform a powerful drama by Jeff Stetson that depicts a fictional account of a secret meeting between Malcolm X and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Harlem 1965 during the height of the Civl Rights Movement. Tickets $15 general admission by calling 318-424-4439 or www.ShowTix4U.com. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Shreveport Little Theatre located at 812 Margaret Place.