Thursday, May 19, 2022

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ONGOING: ARTSPACE EXHIBIT: Two exhibitions featuring a trio of unabashed artists using their talent to break through the boundaries of creativity. “Brazen Spirit” showcases the art of sculptor Julie Glass and fiber artist Sherry Tamburo, and “Breaching the Surface” introduces the acrylic on canvas work of Parker Turner. For more information, call 318-673-6535 or 708 Texas St., Shreveport.

SECOND SATURDAYS: ANDRESS ARTIST & ENTREPRENEUR CENTER: Shop and chat with the artists of the AAEC on the second Saturday of each month from noon - 4 p.m. 717 Crockett St., Shreveport.

THROUGH MAY 21: THE LOT EXHIBIT: A new exhibition, “The Work of Karen La Beau,” will be on display at The Lot. For more information, email 400 Crockett St., Shreveport.

THROUGH JUNE 7: “PAINTINGS FROM THE INSIDE”: Artist Bill Gingles' exhibit, “Paintings From The Inside,” will be displayed in the West Wing Gallery of the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum. For more information about the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, go to or call 318.632.2020.

MAY 20: ADULT TOUR AT THE NORTON, EUROPEAN EXPERIENCE: The R.W. Norton Art Gallery invites you to attend an adult monthly tour of the museum. Each person attending will need their own ticket. Space is limited. For more information or tickets, call 318-865- 4201 or 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport.

MAY 22 - JULY 10: COFFEE AND PUNCH EXHIBITION: Big Sun Studio's exhibition of photographs by Veronica Brown and paintings by Ben Ware. Opening reception Sunday, May 22, from 2-5 p.m. Gallery open weekends 2-5. 619 Edwards St., Shreveport.

JUNE 1 - JULY 31: “OTHER REALMS”: The Bossier Arts Council presents a combined show featuring local artists Ben Moss and Linda Moss. Ben: elements of gritty street art and CMYK color splash. Linda: naturalistic comfort in life’s quiet moments. Opening reception June 17 from 6-8 p.m. For more information go to or call 318-741- 8310. 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.

JUNE 12: HIGHLAND OPEN STUDIO TOURS: Highland Open Studio Tours (HOSTS) with art, live music, Lotus Dance Studio performances and more. Noon - 4 p.m. For more information, contact Karen LaBeau at 318-286-3846. 424 Dalzell St., Shreveport.


1931 LOUNGE HORSESHOE CASINO: Live music. Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City.

AMERICAN LEGION POST 14: Live music. First Friday of every month, “At The Hop” 7 p.m. $5 cover; every Sunday, Jay Cougar does Trivia at 5 p.m. and Karaoke 6 - 8 p.m. Bands on Friday nights from 7-10 p.m. 5315 S. Lakeshore Drive, Shreveport. 318 635-8186.

BAYOU THUNDER SALOON: Live music. 1910 Market St., Shreveport. 318-848-7732.

BEAUXJAX CRAFTHOUSE: Live music. 501 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. 318 584-7169

BIG COUNTRY: Live music. 1003 Gould Drive, Bossier City. 318-584-7218.

CELEBRITY LOUNGE BALLY’S CASINO: May 20, Jed Harrelson, 8 p.m. 451 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport.

CHIANTI: Dorsey Summerfield Jr., 7-10 p.m., Friday and Saturday in the Green Room. 6535 Line Ave., Shreveport. 868-8866.

COUGARS DEN: Live music. 1835 Old Minden Road, Bossier City. 318-752-4140.

EL CHICO: Live music. 1513 E. Bert Kouns, Shreveport. 318- 798-5777.

EL POTRILLO MEXICAN RESTAURANT: Live music. May 27, Charlotte’s Web Band, 6:30-9:30 p.m. 6614 Youree Drive, Shreveport. 318-798-0040.

ERNEST’S ORLEANS: Live music. 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.

FATTY ARBUCKLE’S: Live music. 450 Clyde Fant Pkwy. 318-459-1448.

FLYING HEART BREWING & PUB: Live music. 700 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Call 584-7039.

FRANK’S PIZZA: Live music. 6950 Fern Ave., Shreveport. 318-230-7130.

FROZEN PIROGUE: Live music. May 18, Clay Logan, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; May 24, Braydon Watts, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; 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.

HURRICANE ALLEY: Live music. May 20, Wayne Toups w/Joey Greer, 7-11 p.m.; May 21 & 22, Jed Harrelson, 7-11 p.m.; May 25, Seth Bradford, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; May 26 & 27, Hayden Haddock w/Derrick McLendon, 7-11 p.m.; May 27, Stoney LaRue, ticketed event at 7 p.m.; June 2, Kelsi Kee, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; June 3, Side Fx, 7-11 p.m.; June 4, Charolette’s Web, 7-11 p.m.; June 9, Hauser Brothers, 6:30-9:30 p.m. 500 Ogilvie St., Bossier City.

KI’ MEXICO: Live music. 3839 Gilbert Drive, Shreveport. 318-861- 5941.

LOOOSIANA SEAFOOD: Live music. May 27, Jimmy Wooten, 6-9 p.m.; 9220 Wallace Lake Road, Shreveport. 318-525-7154.

MISSING LINK: Live music. 504 Texas Street, Shreveport. 318- 751-5820.

NICKY’S MEXICAN RESTAURANT AT EAST TEXAS ST. Live music. 7960 E. Texas St. Bossier City. 318-841-1345.

NICKY’S MEXICAN RESTAURANT AT VIKING DRIVE: Live music. 2701 Viking Drive, Bossier City. 318-747-2332.

PARADISE THEATER: Live music. 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489.

PHOENIX 2.0 NIGHTCLUB: Live music. May 19, Jimmie Allen, tickets $30., 7-11 p.m. 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.

SAM’S TOWN CASINO: Live music. 315 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport. 318-424-7777.

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. 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.

THE SEVENTH TAP BREWING PROJECT: Live music. June 4, Shayliff, 7:30-9:30 p.m. 2640 Linwood Ave., Shreveport. 318-754-4471

TIKI BAR: Live music. Monday nights, Blues Jam.; May 18, Keep Happy; May 21, Dusk Til Dawn; May 25, DD4; May 26, Suite Harmony; May 28, Man Verses Chorus; 318-868-6355. 639 E. Kings Hwy., Shreveport.

TWISTED ROOT: Monday night is Trivia Night from 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays, live music on the patio from 6-10 p.m., Buddy Flett. 8690 Line Ave., Shreveport. 868-6410.

WHAT’S ON TAP: Live music. Every Thurs., Michael DeArmond, 8 p.m.; 1207 Shreveport-Barksdale Hwy., Shreveport. 318-869-2422.


MAY 26, 28 & 29: “BRING IT ON: THE MUSICAL”: The Shreveport Little Theatre’s production of “Bring It On: The Musical" is bitingly relevant, sprinkled with sass, and inspired by the hit film and takes audiences on a high-flying journey that is filled with complexities of friendship, jealousy, betrayal and forgiveness. May 26 and 28 at 7:30 p.m. and May 28 and 29 at 2 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at, and by calling or visiting SLT’s box office at 812 Margaret Place, noon- 4 p.m. weekdays, 318-424-4439.

MAY 27: JEEZY & K. MICHELLE: The music by an American rapper and a proficient, soul-rooted R&B vocalist will take the stage at the Shreveport Municipal Auditorium. Doors open at 7 p.m., showtime at 8 p.m. Tickets available at Box office sales will be available the day of the show only. 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport.

MAY 29: DAUZAT ST. MARIE: Singer/songwriter Duo Dauzat St. Marie will be playing at Shreveport House Concert Series. The new single titled “I Can’t Make You Love Me” has been released on all major platforms. 318-670-3576. 1508 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport.


EVERY SATURDAY - NOVEMBER: BOSSIER CITY FARMERS’ MARKET: Over 75+ vendors weekly with loads of fresh veggies and fruits, food trucks, jams, salsa, honey, baked goods, jellies, pickles, cajun cuisine, fresh squeezed lemonade, BBQ, peppers, handmade soap, crafts, real fruit smoothies and juice, handmade goods, Gulf shrimp, art, plants, leather goods, roasted corn, kids' activities and much more. Live music. New A/C indoor customer seating. Family fun and leashed-pet friendly. Free admission. Free parking. 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. 2950 E. Texas St. on the south side of Pierre Bossier Mall, Bossier City.

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: GLASS-BLOWING WORKSHOPS. Come individually, or bring a group and create your own original piece of art. From pumpkins to flowers and beyond, the experience is a good time with a dazzling reward at the end. Hours: Thurs., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Friday, noon to 5 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Sanctuary Glass Studio, 421 Lake St., Shreveport.

SECOND SATURDAYS: ANDRESS ARTIST & ENTREPRENEUR CENTER: Shop and chat with the artists of the AAEC on the second Saturday of each month from 12-4 p.m. at Andress Artist & Entrepreneur Center; 717 Crockett St, Shreveport.

MAY 19: MARKET & MUSIC: Windrush Park in the Provenance Community. Shop local merchants, fresh produce, and listen to a free outdoor concert from a top local band. Bring chairs and a blanket to spread out and enjoy the neighborhood! Family-friendly. Free admission. 4-7 p.m. Open to the public. Food truck. RNL Authentics / Cookery Corner. 1968 Bridgewater Ave., Shreveport.

MAY 22: BLOOM SISTER CIRCLE: CHOOSING LOVE & COMPASSION: Sister circles are support groups that build upon existing (and new) friendships and create a sense of community among women. Join herbalist Lee Ann Monat of LionArt Creations and artist Kalandra Jones of Ka.lan.DRAW for an afternoon of tea, creating and nourishing conversation. 3- 5 p.m. Andress Artist and Entrepreneur Center. Tickets $15 at KAEBTK5DSLNRAD4ZVQUJAJPJ. 318-745-9598. 717 Crockett St., Shreveport.

MAY 23 - 29: CITY TENNIS TOURNAMENT: The City Tennis Tournament is for the entire tennis community, from people that have never played in a tournament before, to current and former collegiate players and everything in between. A city champion will be crowned in 22 different divisions. More than $7,000 will be given away to the winners. In addition to the players above, this year’s city tournment will feature unique events like the father/son doubles and mother/daughter doubles competitions.All matches will be at Bossier Tennis Center. It will be family-friendly, and there will be no admission to the public. Matches will begin Monday– Friday at 5 p.m. and last until about 10 p.m. Saturday, and Sunday matches will begin at 8 a.m. and last until 5 or 6 p.m. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page, The City Championships. Players can register at: https:// players/85E68ED7-1E99-436F-8BD3-B75D42C36B38. For additional information, please contact: Jeffrey Goodman at 323-841-3529 or 1651 Mondello Way, Bossier City.

MAY 27 - OCTOBER 2: GAMEPORT EXHIBIT: This exhibit features interactive stations designed to enhance critical thinking skills, learn some basic classic science principles and promote a variety of science-driven career options in the video game industry in a fun and stimulating environment. Fun for all ages. Admission is $8 for general admission and $5 for Sci-Port members. Tickets can be purchased online at or at the door. For more information, 318-424-3466 or visit sci-port. org. 820 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport.

JUNE 4: FIELD GAY: Back by popular demand, this fun, outdoor, intramural sports event is designed to foster community and teamwork. Kicking off Pride Month the ShrevePride way at A.C. Steere Park. Registration and check in begins at 9 a.m., and games begin at 10 a.m. For more information, go to

JUNE 4 - 5: 2022 LE TOUR DES JARDINS: The Northwest Louisiana Master Gardeners will hold their annual spring garden tour and will take you through six beautiful private gardens throughout Shreveport and Bossier. Tour hours will be: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 4, and 1 - 5 p.m. on June 5. Advance tickets are $10 and can be purchased at any Citizens National Bank, by calling Master Gardener office at 318-408-0984 or online at Tickets may also be purchased at any garden on days of the tour for $15. For more information, call 318-408-0984 or

JUNE 11: ARTINI: The Bossier Arts Council’s annual fundraiser, ARTini will be held at the Bossier Civic Center. This years theme is Cirque Du. A celebration of various forms of creative expression and encompasses the culinary, musical and visual arts by having local mixologists create signature martinis. Live music and delicious catered food. 7 p.m. Ticket cost: $75. 620 Benton Road, Bossier City.

JUNE 23: CADDO COUNCIL ON AGING 50TH CELEBRATION: To commemorate this milestone, the Caddo Council on Aging are honoring and recognizing Caddo Parish citizens aged 60 and older who serve our community or have demonstrated individual accomplishments, extraordinary tasks, or commitment to philanthropic service. Celebration to beheld at Sam’s Town Casino, 6 p.m. Tickets $75 per person or $700 per table. The deadline to submit nominations is May 31. Go to events/50thcelebration to nominate, sponsor, purchase a ticket/table, or call Dora Miller 318-518-0128 or Monica Wright 318-676-7900 for more information.


MAY 20-21: “LAUNDRY AND BOURBON”: The Jefferson’s Opera House Theatre Players' 33rd season has announced the cast of “Laundry and Bourbon.” The setting for the play, which was written by the late Shreveporter James McLure, is the front porch of Roy and Elizabeth’s home in Maynard, Texas, on a hot summer afternoon in the late 1960s. The performances will be held at the Union Missionary Baptist Church event space. 7:30 p.m. Tickets $15 at www. and at the door.


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