| ART / EXHIBITS
ONGOING: PHOTOGRAPHY OF BENNIE DOTIE: The Shreveport Regional Arts Council presents “Caddo Lake, Texas’s Style” photography exhibition by Bennie Dotie. For more information, visit www.Shrvearts.org or call 318-673- 6500. 801 Crockett St., Shreveport.
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.
THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30: THE ARTWORK OF LEAH WELCH: The Bossier Arts Council presents the works of Leah Welch. Opening reception is August 12 from 6-8 p.m. For more information, visit www.bossierarts.org or call 318-741-8310.
THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30: PHOTOGRAPHY BY BOB HORNE: The Bossier Arts Council presents “Moments In Time: Photography by Bob Horne.” Opening reception is August 12 from 6-8 p.m. For more information, visit www.bossierarts.org or call 318-741-8310.
THROUGH FALL: The Meadows Museum of Art at Centenary College of Louisiana will host six exhibitions during the fall of 2022, featuring works by regional and national artists as well as Centenary alumni and current students. A preview reception featuring the first four exhibitions will be held on August 26 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public. The fall 2022 exhibition lineup showcases a variety of media and techniques, including sketches, mixed media, interactive sculptures and more. For more information on the individual exhibitions, visit themeadowsmuseum.com/currentexhibitions. 2911 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport.
AUGUST 20 - SEPTEMBER 4: CENTENARY IN PARIS: Join the R.W. Norton to see Paris through the lenses of Centenary students – from the gloriously iconic to the beautifully mundane. Opening reception August 20 will have light hors d'oeuvres and beverages for you to enjoy as you peruse the galleries and chat with students about their visit to the City of Light. From 3:30 - 5 p.m. 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport.
1931 LOUNGE HORSESHOE CASINO: Live music. August 12 & 13, Jimmy Wooten; August 20, Rewind; August 26 & 27, Bluez Boyz; 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.
CASA JIMADOR: Live music. 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. 1835 Old Minden Road, Bossier City. 318-752-4140.
COYOTE’S BAR & GRILL: Live music. 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. August 11, Stephanie Jackson, 6-9 p.m.; 6950 Fern Ave., Shreveport. 318-230-7130.
FROZEN PIROGUE: Live music. August 10, Jeremy Peyton, 6:30 p.m.; August 11, Zebb Rogers, 6:30 p.m.; August 12, Jaxon Boardman, 8 p.m.; August 13, Cal Presley & Jon Brakefield, 7 p.m.; August 16, Cory Cross, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; August 23, Cela Harper, 7-10 p.m.; August 24, Jimmy Wooten, 7-11 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. August 18, Curtis Crimes w/Zebb Rogers, 7-10 p.m.; August 19, Cody Cooke & The Bayou Outlaws w/Jake Williams, 7 p.m.; August 20, Rock N Roll Over (Ultimate Kiss Tribute), 7-11 p.m.; August 25, Framing The Red w/Braydon Watts Trio, 7-11 p.m.; 500 Ogilvie St., Bossier City.
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. 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. August 11, Haley Brooke, 6-10 p.m.; August 12, Raven, 7 p.m. - midnight, August 13, Bluez Boys, 7 p.m. - midnight; August 18, Haley Brooke; August 19, The Lovers; August 20, Jimmy Lewis Band. 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. 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.; August 10, Good & Evil Ben; August 11, Tree Fiddy Trio; August 13, King of Pleasure; August 17, Keep Happy; August 19, Comedy Showcase; August 20, Judge Parker; August 25, Suite Harmony; August 27, Black Strap; August 31, DD4; 639 E. Kings Hwy., Shreveport. 318-868-6355.
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., Christopher Gates, 8 p.m. - 1 a.m.; 1207 Shreveport-Barksdale Hwy., Shreveport. 318-869-2422.
AUGUST 18: SHAYLIFF: The Shreveport Opry will host Shayliff at 7 p.m. For all ages. 802 Margaret Place, Shreveport.
AUGUST 20: THE GATHERING: Come listen to live music and dynamic speakers in a celebration of America. Browse vendors including local artists and authors. Dine on favorites from local food trucks. Enjoy old-fashioned games and take a chance on the raffles. At 6 p.m. Elvis will take the stage for a tribute concert. Free admission. August 20 from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. The Summit, 5400 East Texas St., Bossier City.
AUGUST 25 - OCTOBER 21: BROOKSHIRE GROCERY ARENA: Beginning August 25 with Brantley Gilbert and Jelly Roll: Son of The Dirty South, showtime at 7 p.m.; September 23 at 7 p.m. is Lee Brice: Label Me Proud Tour 2022; October 7 at 7 p.m. is Luke Bryan: Raised Up Right Tour 2022; October 21 at 7 p.m. is Chris Stapleton: All American Roadshow Tour. Tickets at Ticketmaster.com or box office. 2000 Brookshire Grocery Arena Drive, Bossier City.
SEPTEMBER 6: CHARLEY CROCKETT & THE BLUE DRIFTERS: Performing live and in person at The Strand at 8 p.m. Tickets $36 and $29 and can be purchased at the Box Office. For more information, go to www.thestrandtheatre.com or call 318-226-8555. 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport.
NOVEMBER 18: ANASTASIA, THE NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL: Performing at The Strand at 7 p.m. Tickets $82, $65, $49, $30 (student) and can be purchased at the box office. For more information, go to www.thestrandtheatre.com or call 318-226-8555. 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport.
I SPECIAL EVENTS
MONDAYS - THURSDAYS: BOSSIER COUNCIL ON AGING: Bossier’s
Council on Aging offers activities for the week. Mondays: paint by
number canvas art and yoga. Tuesdays: chair exercise and beanbag
baseball. Wednesdays: senior game and yoga. Thursdays: chair exercise
and Bingo. For more information, call 318-741-8302. 706 Bearkat Drive,
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 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. Live music by The Joanitones. For more
information, contact Manager Emerie Eck Gentry at email@example.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.
AUGUST 12: BACKYARD BOOKS - THREE LITTLE PIGS: The
R.W. Norton will fill your child's imagination with children’s books
come to life. Bring a blanket on the front lawn of the museum for these
timeless stories and a mystery walk in the woods. The books and
activities are most appropriate for pre-K through third grade, but any
age is welcome. Visit www.rwnaf.org/events to reserve your tickets. 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport.
AUGUST 12: BRIAN REGAN: Critics,
fans and fellow comedians agree: Brian Regan is one of the most
respected comedians in the country, and he will be live at The Strand.
Showtime at 7 p.m. Tickets $57.50 and $47.50 and can be purchased at the
box office. For more information, go to www. thestrandtheatre.com or
call 318-226-8555. 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport.
AUGUST 17: JOB FAIR: A
community wide job fair at Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana from
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. For more information, contact Lynn Stevens at
318-629-5980 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 800 W. 70th St., Shreveport.
AUGUST 18: GAMEPORT PRE-PARTY - GEEK’D CON ANNUAL KICK OFF PARTY: Sci-Port
Discovery Center is holding the official Shreveport Geek'd Con 2022
preparty from 6 - 9 p.m. This event is 18 and over and tickets are
limited. Guests will have access to GamePort and Adventures of Intrigue
exhibits and be able to participate in a cosplay costume contest with
cash prizes and a year’s worth of Raising Canes for the first-place
winner. Admission is $40 in advance and $45 the day of event. Admission
includes access to GamePort and Adventures of Intrigue exhibits, food
and drink with complimentary beer and wine, and participation in the
cosplay contest. https://sciportgeekdcon2022.eventbrite.com/ At Sci-Port Discovery Center; 820 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport.
AUGUST 21: BLOOM SISTER CIRCLE: Hosted
by Andress artists Lee Ann Monat and Kalandra Jones from 3-5 p.m.,
sister circles are support groups that build upon existing (and new)
friendships and create a sense of community among women. Tickets at https://www.facebook.com/events/1417599915404466/?ref=newsfeed. Andress Artist & Entrepreneur Center; 717 Crockett St, Shreveport.
AUGUST 30: INDEPENDENCE BOWL KICKOFF DINNER The Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl Kickoff Dinner invited LSU women’s basketball coach and former Lady Techster Kim Mulkey. Shreveport Convention Center. Doors will open at 6 p.m. for a cocktail hour, dinner buffets will open at 6:15 p.m., and the program will begin at 7 p.m.. Tickets are $50 each, and a table of eight is $400 and can be purchased at RadianceTechnologiesIndependenceBowl.com/ shop or by calling 318-221-0712. 400 Caddo St., Shreveport.
"THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED”: Stage
Center (SC) announces their production of "The Little Dog Laughed," the
third offering in their "Left of Center Series," following "A Steady
Rain" (2019) and "I’ll Eat You Last" (2021). The adult comedy by Douglas
Carter Beane and directed by SC Artistic Director Jared Watson opens
for a three-performance run at Marjorie Lyons Playhouse on the Centenary
College campus. 7:30 p.m Friday and Saturday. 2 p.m. Sunday. Ticket
prices: $20 adults/$18 seniors/$15 students online at StageCenterLA.com
or call/text (318) 218-9978. 2700 Woodlawn Ave, Shreveport.
AUGUST 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 : “SYLVIA”: The
Bossier Parish Community College Theatre Program and the Cavalier
Players begin the fall semester with their summer production of
"Sylvia," a modern romantic comedy about a marriage and a dog by A.R.
Gurney. Performances are set for 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19, 20, 26, 27 and 2
p.m. Aug. 21 and 28 in the Stephen W. Slaughter Theatre in Building C on
the BPCC campus, 6220 East Texas St., Bossier City.
AUGUST 26: “WAITING FOR GODOT”: A hilariously sad show about nothing. Written by Samuel Beckett directed and designed by Camren Hohn. Showtime: Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $20. East Bank Theater and Marjorie Lyons Playhouse.