| ART / EXHIBITS
ONGOING: SRAC EXHIBITION: Oklahoma painter and poet Deloss McGraw and Woody Guthrie will be on display at the Shreveport Regional Arts Council (SRAC). Central ArtStation, 801 Crockett St., Shreveport.
ONGOING: CRITICAL MASS 9 AND 10 SOLO SHOWS: Artspace hosts the spectacular creativity of visual and literary art of Eric Francis, Julie Kane, Debra Roberson and Genaro Ky Ly Smith, artspace, 708 Texas St., Shreveport.
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. 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/current-exhibitions. 2911 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport.
THROUGH NOV. 4: A STATE EXHIBIT MUSEUM: “Two To Tango.” Exhibition by Jim Huckabay and Talbot Hopkins Trudeau. 70-piece art exhibition. 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport.
THROUGH NOV. 29: “CONTAINED 4”: The Bossier Arts Council invited artists to submit both their standard 12x12 works along with additional 4x4 pieces. The sizes were separated by gallery with the 12x12’s on display in the East Bank Gallery and 4x4’s on display in the Emerging Gallery. For more information, go to www. bossierarts.org or call at 318-741-8310. 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.
THROUGH DEC. 3: EXHIBITION “WISDOM OF THE TRUTH”: An exhibition featuring the work of Cuban-American artist Cesar Garcia will kick off the fall 2022 exhibition season at Centenary College’s Meadows Museum of Art. For more information or to schedule field trips, call the museum at 318.869.5169 or visit themeadowsmuseum.com.
THROUGH DEC. 31: CREOLE HERITAGE MONTH EXHIBITION: “As For Me: My Journey Back to Art” featuring the works of visual artist Ron Smith. For more information, contact Michael Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOV. 10 - DEC. 2: “OLD SCHOOL” EXHIBIT: The exhibit will feature over 50 artworks by Northwestern State University professors of art Dr. Bill Bryant, Clyde Downs and Michael Yankowski (Old School). The artist meet & greet will be Nov. 20 from 2-4 p.m. Light refreshments will be served and admission is free and open to the public. Louisiana State Exhibit Museum. 3015 Greenwood Road., Shreveport.
NOV. 20: HIGHLAND OPEN STUDIO TOURS: Holiday market. Tour four locations in the historic Highland Neighborhood featuring art, architecture and music. From noon - 4 p.m. For more information, call Karen LaBeau at 318-286-3846. Lotus Studio at 446 Olive St., Shreveport.
2JOHNS STEAK & SEAFOOD: Live music. Nov. 4, Jimmy Wooten, 11 a.m.; Tuesday-Saturday, and for Friday lunch from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. featuring local artists such as Winston Hall, Shawn Stroope, Drew Ley and Toni Mundy, The Lovers, Jimmy Wooten and Haley Brooke. 2151 Airline Drive, Bossier City. 318-841-5646.
1931 LOUNGE HORSESHOE CASINO: Live music. Nov. 4 and 5, Jimmy Wooten, 8 p.m.; Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 14: Live music every Friday night 7-10 p.m. $5 cover. Dinner every Friday @5:30; call 318-635-8186 for menu. Every Tuesday is Taco Tuesday, every Sunday is trivia/karaoke starting at 5 p.m.; 5315 S. Lakeshore Drive, Shreveport. 318 635-8186.
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: DJs 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 POTRILLO MEXICAN RESTAURANT: Live music. 6614 Youree Drive, Shreveport. 318-798-0040.
ERNEST’S ORLEANS: Live music. 1601 N. Spring St., Shreveport. 318-226-1325.
FLYING HEART BREWING & PUB: Live music. 700 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Call 584-7039.
FRANK’S PIZZA: Live music. Nov. 3, Stephanie Jackson, 6-9 p.m.; Nov. 9, “The Lovers” Cole Vosbury & Amanda June, 6-9 p.m.; Nov. 10, Eric Charles, 6-9 p.m.; Nov. 17, Katie Callahan, 6-9 p.m.; 6950 Fern Ave., Shreveport. 318-230-7130.
FROZEN PIROGUE: Live music. Nov. 2, Monty Russell, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Nov. 8, Jimmy Wooten, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Nov. 9, Braydon Watts, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Nov. 15, Natt Nestor, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Nov. 16, Aidan Johnston, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Nov. 22, Trey Gauthreaux, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Nov. 23, Jimmy Wooten, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; 515 Barksdale Blvd, Bossier City. 318-459-6672.
HURRICANE ALLEY: Live music. Nov. 3, Crooked Halo, 7-10 p.m.; Nov. 4, Almost Legal w/Slurred Words, 7-11 p.m.; Nov. 10, Stilettos, 7-11 p.m.; Nov. 11, Live ’80s Ultimate ’80s Tribute w/fireworks show, 7:30-11 p.m.; Nov. 12, Vetfest 2022, 5-11 p.m.; Nov. 17, The Crowd, 7-10 p.m.; Nov. 18, Sneezy w/Victory Postion, 7-11 p.m.; Nov. 19, STP/The Cult: Ultimate Tribute, 7-11 p.m.; Nov. 25, Jake Bush w/Bailey Rae, 7-11 p.m.; 500 Ogilvie St., Bossier City.
KI’ MEXICO: Live music. 3839 Gilbert Drive, Shreveport. 318-861-5941.
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.
NOBLE SAVAGE Live music. Nov. 12, The Joanitones, 8-11 p.m.; 417 Texas St., Shreveport. 318- 828-2619.
PARADISE THEATER: Live music. 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489.
SAM’S TOWN CASINO: Live music. Nov., 4, DJ Flow, 7 p.m. -midnight; Nov. 5, Jimmy Lewis Band; Nov. 11, Side FX, 7 p.m. - midnight; Nov. 12, Stan Paul Davis, 5-6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. - midnight. Casey Martin Band 6:30 - 9 p.m.; Nov. 12, A Night Of Country with T Graham Brown, Joel Sonnier, Ricky Lynn Gregg and The Crawdads. Tickets start at $20.50. Nov. 25, Raven, 7 p.m. - midnight; 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 MARKET: Live music. 10539 Norris Ferry Road, Shreveport. 318-797-4375.
TIKI BAR: Live music. Monday nights, Blues Jam, 8:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.; 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, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.; 1207 Shreveport- Barksdale Hwy., Shreveport. 318-869-2422.
NOV. 2 - DEC. 17: LOUISIANA GRANDSTAND: A night of music live on stage: Nov. 2, Dylan Leblanc and Mus; Nov. 10, Confederate Railroad; Nov. 11, Mike & The Moonpies; Nov. 17, Opry Nights; Dec. 1, Cody Canada; Dec. 17, Dan Smalley; Tickets may be purchased at www.louisianagrandstand.com. WDC, 802 Margaret Place, Shreveport.
NOV. 5 - 6: 74TH ANNUAL RHAPSODY IN VIEW: The Downtown Shreveport Lions Club presents the Centenary College Choir in “Rhapsody In View” at the First Baptist Church of Shreveport. Saturday night program at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets $15 in advance, $17 at the door, students $10 and may be purchased from Centenary Choir members, Downtown Shreveport Lions members, at Hurley School of Music on the Centenary Campus at 318-869-5234. Also at Porter’s Cleaners or by phoning 318-429-6887 or the First United Methodist Music Dept. 543 Ockley Drive, Shreveport.
NOV. 17-19: 47TH LES BOUTIQUES DE NOEL: The Shreveport Opera Guild’s annual shopping extravaganza with stores like Candy Calore, Discovery Toys, The White Cotton Gown, Kathy Tobler Silver, Painted Petal, Red River Leather, etc, will be on hand for all your shopping needs. Buffet style lunch available for purchase daily between 11:30-1:30. Shopping hours: Nov. 17 and 18 from 10 a.m. thru 6 p.m. and Nov. 19 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Special event: Nov. 18 jingle and mingle with The Molly Ringwalds. Doors open at 6:30 p.m and private shopping till 8 p.m. For tickets and more information, go to lesboutiquesdenoel.com or ShreveportOpera.org. Free parking. Shreveport Convention Center.
NOV. 18: MARK CHESNUTT: The Stage presents American singer-songwriter Mark Chesnutt. Gates open at 7 p.m. $30 advance general admission ($40 day of show). To purchase tickets go to outhousetickets.com. 1201 Dixie Overland, Bossier City.
NOV. 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
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.
MONDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS: SHREVEPORT OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: Hybrid
meetings: Zoom and inperson at St. Luke’s Methodist Church, 6012 Youree
Drive, Shreveport. Meet in the “Seekers Room.” Monday at 7 p.m. Meeting
ID: 408 929 232 Password: 385284. Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. Meeting ID:
492 444 818. Password 797919.
WEEKLY ON MONDAYS: SHREVEPORT TOASTMASTERS HYBRID CLUB MEETING: Learn
public speaking, leadership, network, selfdevelopment, 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.
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,
NOV. 3: VETERANS’ PIZZA SOCIAL: Come
socialize with other veterans and learn about what your community has
to offer and meet new people. Open to veterans, family and friends. From
2-3:30 p.m. For more information, contact Mr. Mike at fellowship4vets@gmail. com PoP N Pizza. 500 Texas St., Shreveport.
NOV. 4: DOWNTOWN ARTWALK: Catch
the free trolley at Noble Savage, 417 Texas St., and ride to a variety
of art-filled stops. See exhibits, demonstrations, shop ‘til you drop,
eat and enjoy music. Free admission. All ages welcome. For more
information, go to Downtownshreveport.com/artwalk.
NOV. 4: TWILIGHT TALKIES “MOANA”: The
R.W. Norton Art Gallery will show “Moana” on the front lawn of the
museum. Free. Bring your blanket and enjoy a movie under the stars. Food
trucks at 6 p.m. and movie begins at 7 p.m. Picnics allowed. Please no
dogs, smoking or tobacco products at the event. Visit www.
rwnaf.org/event for more information. 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport.
NOV. 4: A POSITIVE APPROACH TO DEMENTIA CONFERENCE: The
Bridge Alzheimer’s & Dementia Resource Center’s Second Annual
Conference on Alzheimer’s and Dementia will be held at First United
Methodist Church Shreveport. The goal of the conference, presented by
the Bridge Alzheimer’s & Dementia Resource Center, is to provide
resources, information and education for family members, caregivers and
professionals caring for individuals affected by Alzheimer’s and other
related dementias. From 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tickets are $25, register at https://bit.ly/alzbridgeregistration. At Bain Hall, First United Methodist Church. 500 Common St., Shreveport.
NOV. 5-13: 200TH EXHIBIT OF MESSIAH’S MANSION: Messiah’s
Mansion is a traveling family friendly exhibit of a full-scale model of
Moses’ Sanctuary, bringing to life each element in the Sanctuary. This
is the same size you would have experienced had you lived in the days of
Moses. 1-7 p.m. Free guided tours begin every 15 minutes and last
approximately 70 minutes. Hosted by Jefferson Central Church. To reserve
your free tour go to messiahsmansion.com/jefferson or call
405-454-3590. Walk-ins are welcome. 213 W. Broadway, Jefferson, Texas.
NOV. 9: LOYOLA STYLE SHOW: The
69th Annual Loyola Style Show and Luncheon where Loyola seniors will
take the stage in groups “modeling” outfits from local stores. Doors
open at 11 a.m., and show begins at 11:30 a.m. $45 advanced tickets and
$50 at the door. Call 318-226-6290 for more information. Bossier Civic
Center. 620 Benton Road, Bossier City.
NOV. 10: THURSDAY IN THE PARK AT PROVENANCE: A
free outdoor concert in Greenleaf Park at Provenance with food trucks
and market. Grab dinner and dessert, and spread out on the lawn with
family or friends. From 4-8 p.m. 1968 Bridgewater Ave., Shreveport.
NOV. 11-13: DOWNTOWN MERCANTILE MARKET: C&C
Mercantile & Lighting will be open to the public Friday from 5-9
p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Art, crafts and food. To apply as an artist/maker/or chef email email@example.com. 1110 Texas Ave., Shreveport.
NOV. 12: BLANCHARD FARMERS’ MARKET: The
fall market is full of fresh beef, fresh milk, fall veggies, handmade
crafts, fresh baked goods, boutiques, jewelry, door hangers and much
more. From 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. First Baptist Blanchard. 201 Attaway,
NOV. 12: SECOND SATURDAY FOR SENIORS: Building a Healthy Charcuterie. These activities are for caregivers and their loved ones affected by dementia. From 10 – 11:30 a.m at Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 1915 Grover St., Shreveport.
NOV. 12: THE BARBER OF SEVILLE: The
opera by Gioachino Rossini is in two acts and sung in Italian. 7:30
p.m. RiverView Theater. Tickets can be purchased at Shreveportopera.org
or call 318-227-9503. 600 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport.
NOV. 12: CADDO COMMON PARK: Join
the Shreveport Regional Arts Council and Shreveport Common as they cut
the ribbon on the newest, coolest stage in town, the pavilion in Caddo
Common Park. Free. Performing: Indie rock band the Seratones. Opening
band, Bond+. Free. 3 p.m. Food trucks. 4 p.m. AJ Haynes will perform a
song she wrote with children from the Renzi Center as a dedication of
the park. 869 Texas Ave., Shreveport.
NOV. 14: SHREVEPORT GARDEN STUDY CLUB: Bob
Byers, a landscape architect and executive vice president of the Fort
Worth Botanic Garden and the Botanical Research Institute of Texas, will
be the guest speaker. Mr. Byers’ illustrated presentation will focus on
“Garden Beginnings - How to Create a Successful Garden.” 1 p.m. Free
and open to the public. American Rose Center. 8877 Jefferson Paige Road.
NOV. 18: COMMUNITY TOILETRY DRIVE AND MIXER: The
360 Foundation, an outreach program for women, will have a social from
6-8 p.m. for community leaders, business owners and teachers. Admission
at the door is a $10 donation. All attendees are asked to bring toiletry
items for the 360 outreach home for women. Refreshments will be
available. Evergreen Event Center, 6056 Greenwood Road., Shreveport.
NOV. 19: RCA’S NATIONAL BLACK RODEO FINALS: Featuring
cowboys from Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Mississippi, this event is
comprised of over 250 competitors. 7 p.m. Tickets at Ticketmaster. com
or box office. 2000 Brookshire Grocery Arena Drive, Bossier City.
NOV. 25 AND 26 AND DEC 2 AND 3, 9, 16- 18: BELIEVE! LIGHTS THE NIGHT: Celebrating its third year of Christmas magic, “Believe!” is said to be the ultimate interactive magical Christmas journey in the
biggest, brightest, most beautifully decorated place in town. Get
festive! Wear your Christmas jammies or sweaters. This experience
typically takes 60-90 minutes. $30 for adults and kids age 2+. Members
get $10 off with discount code found in newsletter. Reservations
required. No refunds. 5:15-9:30 p.m. (last entry 8:15 p.m.) For more
information, call 318-383-0601. Shreveport Aquarium, 601 Clyde Fant
NOV. 26: GLO FEST: Join
the Shreveport Regional Arts Council and Bossier Arts Council for
monthly Glo Fests debuting new light shows on the “Bakowski Bridge of
Lights” on the Texas Street Bridge. November’s Glo Fest will span across
the river in both the Bossier Louisiana Boardwalk and the Shreveport
Riverview Plaza from 7-10 p.m. These events will feature The Molly
Ringwalds, arts markets on both sides of the river, a kids’ area, food
truck court, street performances by Spinner Entertainment and more!
Shreveport Riverview Plaza. 601 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport, and at
Louisiana Boardwalk at 540 Bossier Blvd., Bossier City.
NOV. 30: THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF PEARLS: Join the Shreveport Symphony Guild at East Ridge Country Club as guest speaker Mike Brennan delivers an entertaining and informative presentation about the wonderful world of pearls. Huge selection of pearl jewelry for a shopping extravaganza, including new designs at incredible savings direct from the producer. All ladies attending will receive a beautiful pair of pearl earrings. Reception at 11:30 a.m. with lunch at noon. Reservations required. Limited seating. Full tables or individual seats available. $60 per person. For details or RSVP, email Roxanne Bosserman at firstname.lastname@example.org. 1000 Stewart Drive, Shreveport.
THROUGH NOVEMBER 13: JINGLE ARRGH THE WAY! A CHRISTMAS PIRATE ADVENTURE: Favorite
characters, a rollicking story, great songs and a trip to the North
Pole to find “you know who” make “Jingle ARRGH the Way!” a wonderful
holiday show for the whole family. Based on a story by Melinda Long,
author of “How I Became a Pirate.” Through Nov. 4: weekly Friday
rehearsals begin. Nov. 7 through Nov. 10. Daily rehearsals begin. Nov.
11. Opening night 6 p.m. Nov. 12 at 11 a.m., 2 pm, and 5 p.m.
performances. Nov. 13, closing night 2 p.m. performance. Tickets $18 and
can be purchased at www.ShowTix4U. com or call 318-424-4439. SLT, 812
Margaret Place, Shreveport.
NOV. 4-13: BLITHE SPIRIT: This
fundraiser for the Company Repertory Theatre starring David Brown,
Brittany Williams, Elise Birmingham, Kim Condon, Rob Benton, Sara
Jarecki and the legendary Ginger Folmer will perform Nov. 4, 5, 11 and
12 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 6 and 13 at 3 p.m. Tickets 17. East Bank Theatre.
630 Barksdale Blvd, Bossier City.
NOV. 10-13: “DANCING AT LUGHNASA”: Tony Award-winning play by Brian Friel will be directed by Tyrrell Woolbert. Set in a small Irish village in 1936, Friel’s story utilizes the memories of a child to follow five unmarried sisters and the unexpected disruptions and shifts that occur in their lives during one fateful summer. Nov. 10-12 at 7:30 p.m. and matinee at 2 p.m. Tickets will be available at centenary.edu/mlptickets. Learn more at centenary.edu/theatre. Centenary’s Marjorie Lyons Playhouse, 2700 Woodlawn Ave., Shreveport.