| ART / EXHIBITS
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 JULY 2: HOOVER WATERCOLOR SOCIETY INC: Bailey Art Gallery is hosting a showing for the Hoover Watercolor Society Inc. For more information, call 318-424-6764. 214 Texas St., Shreveport.
THROUGH JULY 10: COFFEE & PUNCH EXHIBITION: Big Sun Studios exhibition featuring photographs by Veronica “Ron” Brown and acrylic paintings by Benjamin Ware from 2-5 p.m. Bigsunstudios.com, 619 Edwards St., Shreveport.
THROUGH JULY 24: EXHIBITIONS AT THE NORTON: The R.W. Norton Art Gallery invites you to “Writing on the Wall: A Tribute to European Street Art,” guest curated by Jan Gary and Sophia Romanski, and "Dance: A Song Of the Body.” 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport.
THROUGH 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. For more information, go to www.bossierarts.org or call 318-741-8310. 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.
THROUGH AUGUST 27: “CHIP KIDD PRESENTS BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE”: Featuring 165 original works of art themed as Batman comic book covers by some of the world’s most interesting artists. Artspace. For more information, call 318-673-6500 or www.shrevearts.org. 708 Texas St., Shreveport.
JULY 7 - 29: EXHIBITION: “REALLY MIXING IT UP”: The exhibition, “Really Mixing It Up,” is an art exhibit featuring the work of three Northwest Louisiana artists at the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum. Artists Kathleen Pate, Malik Stewart and Nancy Farrari utilize a number of mediums in their work, including acrylic and collage, photography and pottery. The exhibit will be on display from July 7 to July 29 in the West Wing Gallery. Local residents and visitors are invited to meet the artists, view the exhibit and enjoy light refreshments provided by the LSEM Friends on Thursday, July 7, from 5-7 p.m. Louisiana State Exhibit Museum at 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport.
JULY 15: ADULT TOUR: AMERICAN JOURNEY: Explore the R.W. Norton’s permanent collection. Reserve your ticket by visiting www. rwnaf.org/events. 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport.
JULY 29: ART A LICIOUS 2022: The 360 Foundation will host Art A Licious 2022 at the Consortium Venue in Shreveport. 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Admission $25 and will include appetizers. Artwork by Dennis Beckman, the fantasy mask creator at Enchanted Garden, Ron Smith and Juanita Mayo will be featured. Proceeds benefit 360 Sports and Training Academy. 1925 N. Market 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. July 2, Rougarou, 9 p.m.; July 15, Rougarou, 9 p.m.; July 29, Kandu, 8 p.m.; 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.
CASA JIMADOR: Live music. July 9, Joanie Nerrettig, solo, 6:30-9:30 p.m. 4801 Line Ave., Shreveport. 318-754-3885.
CELEBRITY LOUNGE BALLY’S CASINO: DJ’s Friday and Saturday nights. 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. July 16, The Syndicate, 8 p.m. -12 a.m.; 1835 Old Minden Road, Bossier City. 318-752-4140.
COYOTE’S BAR & GRILL: Live music. July 9, The Syndicate, 8 p.m. -12 a.m.; 1618 Market St., Shreveport. 318-424-0650.
EL CHICO: Live music. 1513 E. Bert Kouns, Shreveport. 318-798-5777.
EL POTRILLO MEXICAN RESTAURANT: Live music. 6614 Youree Drive, Shreveport. 318- 798-0040.
ERNEST’S ORLEANS: Live music. Tuesday nights the Queen of the Louisiana Blues, Betty Lewis, and featuring Reece Carpenter. 5:30-9 p.m. through Aug. 16. 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. June 30, Stephanie Jackson, 6-9 p.m. July 7, Aaron Bradford, 6-9 p.m.; July 14, Katie Callahan, 6-9 p.m.; July 21, Kent Gill, 6-9 p.m.; 6950 Fern Ave., Shreveport. 318-230-7130.
FROZEN PIROGUE: Live
music. June 29, Schaefer Mueller, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; July 5, Aidan
Johnson, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; July 6, Tildon Gillum, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; July 12,
Clay Logan, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; July 13, Seth Bradford, 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
KI’ MEXICO: Live music. 3839 Gilbert Drive, Shreveport. 318-861-5941.
LOOOSIANA SEAFOOD: Live music. 9220 Wallace Lake Road, Shreveport. 318-525-7154.
MISSING LINK: Live music. 504 Texas St., 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. July 30, The Syndicate, 8 p.m. -12 a.m.; 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. 400 Commerce St., Shreveport.
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. July 23, The Syndicate, 8 p.m. -12 a.m.; 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.
THE LOT DOWNTOWN: Live music. June 30, IV and the Strange Band, 8 p.m. 400 Crockett St., Shreveport. 318- 489-1605.
THE SEVENTH TAP BREWING PROJECT: Live music. 2640 Linwood Ave., Shreveport. 318-754-4471
TIKI BAR: Live
music. Monday nights, Blues Jam, 8:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.; June 29, DD4,
7-10 p.m.; June 30, Suite Harmony, 7-9 p.m.; 318-868-6355. 639 E. Kings
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. - 12 a.m.; 1207 Shreveport-Barksdale Hwy., Shreveport. 318-869-2422.
JULY 9: UNDENIABLY LANCE THOMPSON CONCERT: The
“Undeniably Lance Thompson” concert will be an electrifying display of
Lance’s signature contemporary R & B sound and style. Lance Thompson
is an American singer, songwriter and producer. Doors open at 7 p.m.;
show starts at 7:30 p.m. The Remington on the Rooftop. 220 Travis St.,
AUGUST 25: SON OF THE DIRTY SOUTH TOUR: Brantley Gilbert is joining forces with country rocker Jelly Roll for this amazing tour. Begins at 7 p.m. - 12 a.m. Tickets start at $67 and available through Ticketmaster and the box office. For more information, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 318-747-2501. 2000 Brookshire Arena Drive, Bossier City.
I SPECIAL EVENTS
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, barbecue, 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. BossierCityFarmersMarket.com.
WEEKLY ON MONDAYS: SHREVEPORT TOASTMASTERS HYBRID CLUB MEETING: Learn
public speaking, leadership, network, self-development, etc. from the
oldest club in Louisiana. 12 - 1 p.m. In-person, third floor conference
room, Beaird Tower, 330 Marshal St., Shreveport. Zoom meeting ID: 868
9338 7810 Passcode: 1234.
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. https://www.aaec.space/aaecevents.
THROUGH AUGUST 9: TUESDAY NIGHT COSPLAY WORKSHOPS: Led by veteran
Cosplay, “Superman,” Michael Byrnes of the Bossier Arts Council,
participants will spend seven weeks creating a Cosplay character
(Batman, Robin, the Joker, Poison Ivy, Cat Woman and more — you pick.)
You will learn the characterization, make the costume, try your hand at
hair and makeup and even pose in a photo shoot. 6-8 p.m. Wear your
costume to Geek'dCon at the Shreveport Convention Center. $35 per
session with advance reservations for $225 for all seven sessions, paid
in advance. Shreveport Regional Arts Council. For more information, call
318-673-6500 or www. shrevearts.org. 801 Crockett St., Shreveport.
THROUGH AUGUST 27 (SATURDAYS): SHREVEPORT FARMERS’ MARKET: The
Shreveport Farmers’ Market has over 75 vendors that sell a variety of
homegrown and homemade items such as fruits, vegetables, herbs, plants,
honey, breads, jams, jellies, pastries, candies, pickles, cheeses,
shrimp, various canned goods, seasonings, sauces and meats. In addition
to the variety of foods, there will be local artisans that have
handcrafted items such as art, jewelry, crafts, candles, soaps and dog
treats. Prepared breakfast and lunch meals will be available for
purchase and consumption. 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at Festival Plaza. Free
parking is available. For more information, contact Manager Emerie Eck
Gentry at farmersmarket@redriverrevel. com or call 318-455-5788. 101 Crocket St., Shreveport.
THROUGH 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 https://sci-port.org/gameport or at the door. For more information, 318-424-3466 or visit sci-port. org. 820 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport.
JULY 1: TWILIGHT TALKIES: “THE SANDLOT”: The R.W. Norton’s front lawn will feature a family-friendly evening under the stars. Bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy the movie “The Sandlot.” Local food trucks will be there at 6 p.m. Movie starts at 8 p.m. Picnics allowed. Free admission. No dogs, smoking or tobacco products at the event. 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport.
JULY 4: GLO FEST: The
Shreveport Riverview Amphitheatre will host both events with a arts
market, food truck market and live entertainment featuring the Molly
Ringwalds and street performers from Spinner Entertainment: stilt
walkers, face painting, balloon artists, hula-hoopers and more while
looking at the Bakowski Bridge of Lights on the Texas Street Bridge. 7 -
10 p.m. For more information, call 318-673-6500 or www.shrevearts.org.
600 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport.
JULY 4: KTBS FREEDOM FEST: It's
all about God and country, great entertainment and watching fireworks
from multiple locations. KTBS Freedom Fest July 4th coverage will air on
KTBS and KPXJ starting at 3 p.m. and end with fireworks shows after
dark. Entertainment includes local acts, like Kionte Mims and Friends,
Jimmy Wooten, Windstorm, The Victory Belles, Cody Wayne and Michael
Love. Fireworks will be displayed in several locations: across from
Sci-Port Discover Center, backdropped by the lights on the Texas St.
Bridge in red, white and blue; Brookshire’s Arena in Bossier City;
Northwood Country Club in Blanchard; Jefferson, Texas over Big Cypress
Bayou by the bridge downtown; and the Maude Cobb Convention Complex in
JULY 8: BACKYARD BOOKS; THREE BILLY GOATS GRUFF: The
R.W. Norton’s lawn will be the gathering spot for sparking your child’s
imagination. Bring a blanket as they read children’s books and fill the
souls with magic and timeless stories and join the mystery with a quiet
walk in the woods as participants explore the museum’s enchanted
gardens in search of magical items or beast related to each week’s tale.
Pre-K - 3rd grade but any age is welcome. Visit www.rwnaf.org/events to reserve your tickets. 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport.
JULY 9: WWE SATURDAY NIGHTS MAIN EVENT: Returning
to Bossier City for the first time in four years, Cody Rhodes vs. Seth
“Freakin” Rollins, RAW Women’s Championship Triple Threat, RAW Women’s
Champion Bianca Belair vs Asuka Vs Becky Lynch and many more WWE RAW
superstars in action. Tickets start at $20 and available through
Ticketmaster and the box office. 7:30 p.m. For more information, email@example.com or call 318-747-2501. 2000 Brookshire Arena Drive, Bossier City.
JULY 15-17: DINOS IN TOWN FOR SUMMER [JURASSIC QUEST]: See
the dinos in person when they come to your city this summer! The
largest and most realistic dinosaur exhibit in North America,
Houston-based Jurassic Quest, and its herd of photorealistic dinosaurs
will delight the whole family including life-like moving and roaring
dinosaurs, dinosaur-themed rides and attractions, live dinosaur shows,
interactive science and art activities including a giant fossil dig,
real fossils, a “Triceratots” soft play area for our littlest explorers,
photo opportunities and more. For more information and tickets, visit www.jurassicquest.com. Shreveport Convention Center, 400 Caddo St., Shreveport.
JULY 16: SCAVENGER HUNT: Join
the Deaf Action Center for their first annual Summer Games scavenger
hunt. Meet at the Lot at 9 a.m. and explore downtown Shreveport using
clues and your brain. Regroup at the Lot at noon for food trucks and
prizes. Grand prize is $500 cash, with other prizes for creativity in
team name and photography. $10 entry fee per player, team max of six.
Visit https://tinyurl. com/DAChunt to register your team or sponsor the
event. 400 Crockett St., Shreveport.
JULY 21: MARKET & MUSIC: Windrush Park in the Provenance Community. Shop local merchants, fresh produce, and listen to a free outdoor concert from a top local