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THROUGH MARCH 17: PANDORA THE EXHIBITION: This exhibition features a selection of works from Pandora’s fall 2022 edition. Pandora is Centenary’s literary and visual arts magazine, featuring the creative work of current students and alumni. 2911 Centenary Boulevard, Shreveport, LA 71104.

MARCH 24 - MAY 7: BLOOM! AT R.W. NORTON ART GALLERY: This spring an explosion of color rocks the Norton inside and out. Just as the botanical gardens burst forth with blossoms, BLOOM! bestows upon us an exhibit of canvases crowded with pigmented petals. With over 358 submissions this year from over 16 countries around the world, 50 pieces make up this year’s display. Enjoy the beauties of nature without the perils of pollen or bad weather as you stroll along through our garden-inspired galleries. Opening reception March 24 from 5-7 p.m. The public is invited to meet the artist. 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport.

THROUGH MARCH 30: “THE ORDER OF THINGS”: Jennifer Robison’s investigation into perception and societal roles. Influenced by research in structural color and entomology values become structured by the culture the individual is raised in. East Bank Gallery. 630 Barksdale Blvd., Shreveport.

MARCH 11: MARILYN COUCH EXHIBITION: This exhibition borders on surrealism and impressionism with an emphasis on environmental consciousness and is influenced by the artist's travels and may be viewed during Art Walk. Big Sun Studios. 619 Edward St., Shreveport.

THROUGH APRIL 8: ELLEN SOFFER- PINK SKY: There is a unique intensity of color and an awareness of form throughout her newest works. Experience more than 60 new works by Soffer in the exhibition, “ellen soffer: pink sky.” The exhibition is presented by the Shreveport Regional Arts Council (SRAC) at artspace at 708 Texas St., Shreveport.

THROUGH-APRIL 8: THE ART OF CHRISTIANE DRIELING: Based on the"Life World Library" series, Christiane has created a series of works focusing on different aspects of how we view our planet, how we feel about it and how we treat it. Artist talk and reception to be held Thursday, March 23, 5-7 p.m. Central Art Station. 801 Crockett St., Shreveport.

THROUGH APRIL 22: MEADOWS MUSEUM FOUR EXHIBITIONS: The Meadows Museum of Art at Centenary College will complete its 2022-2023 schedule with new exhibitions running through April 2023. The exhibitions showcase Centenary student work alongside work from professional artists, with two of the exhibitions being curated by Centenary students. For more information on the individual exhibitions, visit themeadowsmuseum.com/current-exhibitions. 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport.


2JOHNS STEAK & SEAFOOD: Live music. 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. Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City.

AMERICAN LEGION POST 14: Live music every Friday night 7-10 p.m. $5 cover. Every Sunday is trivia/ karaoke starting at 5 p.m.; March 10, Shotglass, $5 cover from 7-10 p.m.; March 17, St. Patrick Party; March 24, 2 Easy, 7-10 p.m. $5 cover; March 31, The Crowd, 7-10 p.m. $5 cover; 5315 S. Lakeshore Drive, Shreveport. 318 635-8186.

ANTONIO’S ITALIAN: Live music. Every Friday and Saturday night. 4800 Line Ave., Shreveport. 318-230-7979. https://www.restaurantji.com/la/shreveport/antonio-s-/

VFW POST 4588: Live music every Saturday night 6:30 -10:30 p.m. $10 cover. March 11, Red Chute Revue; March 18, Anthony Price with the Southern Front Band; March 25, Delta; April 1, Brandy Roberts; April 8, Red Chute Revue; April 15, Del Rio; 1004 Jeter St., Bossier City. Call 318-752-4588 or 318-655-5274

TIKI BAR: Live music. Monday nights, Blues Jam, 8:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.; 639 E. Kings Hwy., Shreveport. 318-868-6355.

THE MARKET: Live music. 10539 Norris Ferry Road, Shreveport. 318-797-4375.

BEAR’S: Live music. 1401 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport. 318-606-4267.

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

BIG COUNTRY: Live music. Every Thursday is Ladies' Night; 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. April 22, Charlotte’s Birthday w/Charlotte’s Web Band, 8 p.m.; 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. March 23, Dueling Pianos with QueenAnne's Revenge, 8 p.m. $15; 700 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.

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

FROZEN PIROGUE: Live music. March 8, Clay Logan, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; March 14, Aidan Johnston, 6:30- 9:30 p.m.; March 15, Braydon Watts, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; March 21, Derrick McLendon, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; March 22, Al Boogie, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; March 28, Hali Brown, 6:30- 9:30 p.m.; March 29, Jimmy Wooten, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; 515 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. 318-459-6672.

HURRICANE ALLEY: Live music. March 9, Flight Delay, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; March 10, Trent Cowie Band, 7-11 p.m.; March 11, The Huser Brothers w/Darrin Morris Band, 7-11 p.m.; March 16, Stompbox, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; March 18, Almost Legal w/Slurred Words, 7:30-11 p.m.; March 23, Ole Whiskey Revival, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; March 24, Def Legend w/Sunset Strip (Ultimate '80s Night), 7-11 p.m.; March 25, The Hollow Decks, 7-11 p.m.; March 30, Stilettos, 7-11 p.m.; March 31, The Wilder Blue w/Flight Delay, 7-11 p.m.; 500 Ogilvie St., Bossier City.

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

MONZON’S CANTINA AND GRILL Live music. March 11, Winston Hall & Chris Allen, 6-9 p.m.; March 18, Winston Hall & Chris Allen, 6-9 p.m.; March 25, Winston Hall & Chris Allen, 6-9 p.m.; 2091 Stockwell Road Ste, 1, Bossier City. 318-562-3359.

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. Every Wednesday night playing memories and the blues, 8 p.m.; 417 Texas St., Shreveport. 318-828-2619.

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

RED RIVER BREWPUB/THE GARAGE: Live music. 310 Mansfield St., Bossier City. 318-317-4110

SAM’S TOWN CASINO: Live music from 7 p.m. - midnight: March 10, Loosey Anna; March 11, Identity Crisis; March 17, Shotglass; March 18, Chasing Benjamins; March 24, Casey Martin Band; March 25, The Crowd; March 31, Barksdale Bubble; April 1, The Lovers; 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.

SHREVE STATION: Live music. March 10, Tribute to Jeff Beck from “LBJ,” tickets on sale now; March 18, Jo-EL Sonnier plus a tribute to U2, 7 p.m.; March 25, Shreveport 5150 Anniversary Van Halen Tribute, 8 p.m. $15.; 400 Crockett St., Shreveport. 318-489-1605.

THE MARKET: Live music. 10539 Norris Ferry Road, Shreveport. 318-797-4375.

THE MISSING LINK: Live music. March 18, The Joanitones, 1-1:45 p.m.; 504 Texas St., Shreveport. 318- 751-5820.

THE SEVENTH TAP BREWING PROJECT: Live music. 2640 Linwood Ave., Shreveport, La. 318-754-4471.

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.


MARCH 9 - APRIL 25 : SHREVEPORT MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM: March 9, Tracy + Clay – One Night, Two Icons, 7:30-10 p.m. April 25, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss - Raising the Roof Tour, 8 p.m.; For more information, go to www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com. 705 Grand Ave., Shreveport.

MARCH 18: 318 DAY: A day-long festival in Caddo Common Park that celebrates what makes our city, parish and region great, and that’s the food, the music and the art. Featuring: Tipsy, Haley Brooke, DJ Static, Richard Dennis, Buddy Flett, Joanitones, Bond+ and Edi Ki. Free and open to the public. 2 - 8 p.m. 869 Texas Ave., Shreveport.

MARCH 24 - MAY 13: LOUISIANA GRANDSTAND: A night of music live on stage: March 24, James & Dylan Leblanc; May 5, Brad Upton’s “I’m Not Done Yet” Comedy Tour; May 13, Willie Watson of Old Crow Medicine Show; Tickets may be purchased at www. louisianagrandstand.com. WDC, 802 Margaret Place, Shreveport.

MARCH 24: US NAVY BAND: The U.S. Navy Band and popular music group "Pride" delivers a highenergy performance covering Top 40 hits for all ages. This exciting, high-caliber performance in Caddo Common Park will feature with food trucks, bouncy houses and more for the whole family. Free and open to the public. 6 - 8 p.m. 869 Texas Ave., Shreveport.

APRIL 7: PAT GREEN: Tickets on sale now for the Texas country icon. Don’t miss “An Evening with Pat.” The Stage at Silver Star. $40 for advanced general admission. $50 day of show. Must be 21+. Tickets at outhousetickets.com. Doors open at 7 p.m. Showtime 8 p.m. 1201 Dixie Overland Road., Bossier City.


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 Marshall St., Shreveport. Zoom meeting ID: 868 9338 7810. Passcode: 1234.

FIRST WEDNESDAYS AND SECOND SATURDAYS: THE BRIDGE ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA RESOURCE CENTER: Monthly educational mini-workshops for caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Local experts present topics related to Alzheimer’s and dementia in a one-hour session. First Wednesday 11 a.m. - noon at The Resource Center, 851 Olive St., Shreveport. First Saturday at 11 a.m. at Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 1915 Grover Place, Shreveport.

EVERY FRIDAY - SUNDAY: GLASSBLOWING WORKSHOPS: High Gravity Glassworks workshops allow you to participate in the making of a work of art. Ages 8 and older. Variety of objects to choose from that change seasonally. Glass does have to cool overnight but can be picked up the next day. Friday and Saturdays from 2 - 8 p.m. and Sundays from noon - 5 p.m. For more information, call 318-582-1424. 1200 Marshall St., STE. 500, Shreveport.

EVERY THURSDAY - SATURDAY: LOUISIANA DOWNS QUARTER HORSE RACING: The 2023 Quarter Horse live racing post time will be at 1:35 p.m. each day through April 1 with more racing days in March. Please check the Louisiana Downs website at LaDowns.com/racing for the complete racing schedule and the casino’s Facebook page for upcoming promotions. 8000 E Texas St., Bossier City.

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.

EVERY SUNDAY: BROADMOOR CO-OP: At the Broadmoor Library parking lot every Sunday is a community trade/barter and share a meal. No money changes hands, just trade/bartering with neighbors. Live music. 1-3 p.m. Contact Amy at 318-344-3354. 1212 Captain Shreve Drive, Shreveport.

FOURTH FRIDAYS: BROADMOOR FARMERS’ MARKET: At the Broadmoor United Methodist Church parking lot. Best barbecue, handpoured candles, cotton candy, chickens, ducks, bunnies, honey, pottery, plants, produce, spices, baked goods and so much more. 6-8 p.m. Contact Amy at 318-344-3354 or Facebook @ BroadmoorFarmersmarket. 3715 Youree Drive, 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, Bossier City.

MARCH 9: THE OFFICE HUB: Bourbon, business, money and mimosas are back. Eat, network and engage as the best in the business share their Bourbon and Mimosa stories. Katrina Early and Shawn “Bos Man” Boston are guest panelists. Sounds by Wild J Brown. Catered by B-Millers Q-Zine. 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. $15 early reservation. $20 at the door. 331 Milan St., Ste. 200 Shreveport.

MARCH 11: ARK-LA-TEX GENEALOGICAL ASSOCIATION MONTHLY MEETING: Guest speaker is Sarah Hamer, and the topic is “Remembering Miss Willie Grace Johnson, Shreveport Suffragist." From 1-3 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, go to www.altgenealogy.com. Broadmoor Branch Library. 1212 Captain Shreve Drive, Shreveport.

MARCH 12: HIGHLAND OPEN STUDIO TOURS: Enjoy a New Orleans-style evening art market featuring 20 artists and locally crafted products held in the twinkle-lit courtyard of Eleven Events at 1529 Texas Ave., Shreveport. Entertainment includes poetry readings, dance exhibitions by Gems of Cairo, featured musician, saxophonist De’Lontrell Thomas and more. Make it a date night. Chef Nimzo DiGrazia – RNL Cookery Corner will be serving award-winning West African-Caribbean- American fusion cuisine. Free entry. Family friendly. For more information, contact Karen LaBeau at 318-286- 3846.

MARCH 17 - 19 & 24 - 26: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR: Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's legendary rock classic will be performing at the Emmitt Hook Center at the First United Methodist Church in Downtown Shreveport. March 17 and 24 at 7:30 p.m. and March 18, 19, 25, and 26 at 3 p.m. For tickets, call the box office at 318-429-6885. For more information, go to info@EmmettHookCenter.org. 550 Common St., at Milam Downtown Shreveport.

MARCH 17-19: CRAWFEST: The annual Crawfest is a three-day festival in historic Betty Virginia Park that celebrates local music, food and retailers. Also a Maker Space with C&C Mercantile and a Sunday brunch with bottomless mimosas, brunch menu items from participating food vendors and the Battle of the Bloody Marys. One-day, three-day, VIP and Sunday Brunch tickets are on sale at crawfestshreveport.com. 3901 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport.

MARCH 18: 6TH ANNUAL CANE RIVER FILM FESTIVAL: The Resurrection Fern Foundation Inc. presents the international film festival with independent and student filmmakers submitting their films from all over the world. Grand prize: $1,500. For more information, tickets, RSVP and film submissions and guidelines, go to www.caneriverfilmfestival.com. Natchitoches, La.

MARCH 18: A STROKE OF LOVE COMMUNITY CLEANUP: Empire Queenz Foundation invites you to a day of service for the community. Trash pickup, painting, planting, sidewalk cleanup, mowing lawns and more. Citizens will meet at the Billberry Parking lot from 8 a.m. - noon. For more information, go to empirequeenzfoundation.org or Empirequeenz@yahoo.com. Billberry Park, 1902 Alabama Ave., Shreveport.

MARCH 22-23: FLOWER SHOW: The Shreveport Garden Study Club and the Shreveport Regional Arts Council announce “Celebrate & Pollinate" — free and open to the public — featuring competitive exhibits in floral design, botanical arts and horticulture. Wednesday from noon to 5 p.m., and on Thursday from 10 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. Open the same hours, The Bee Hive Garden Shop will feature garden and pollinatorthemed decorative items, garden gadgets and supplies, books and more. Artspace. 708 Texas St., Shreveport.

MARCH 23: CELEBRITY WAITER DINNER: The Norwela Council, BSA will host its inaugural event at 6:30 p.m. at Sam’s Town Hotel & Casino, where the Kinsey family of Shreveport will be honored for their community service. Tickets are $125 each or $225 per couple. Table sponsorships are $1,000. To purchase tickets to the dinner, go to Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/norwela-council-celebrity-waiterdinner-tickets-535834614757. For more information about the Celebrity Waiter Dinner or Scouting in northwest Louisiana, contact Jeff Brasher at jeffery. brasher@scouting.org or call 318-868-2774.

MARCH 30: DESIGNER BAG BINGO: Junior League of Shreveport-Bossier announces the return of a fundraiser which supports projects like MAGIC (Mentoring Ambitious Girls to Inspire Change), Revel’s Artist for a Day, Super Safety Saturday and the Red Apron Pantry. Individual tickets are $65, and table sponsorships are $1,000. To purchase tickets, visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/junior-league-of-shreveport-bossier-designer-bag-bingo-tickets-528959521167. Doors open at 5:45 p.m., and bingo for a chance to win designer bags at 7 p.m. Sam’s Town Casino. 315 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport.


MARCH 12: 2023 SUMMER MUSICAL AUDITIONS: The Shreveport Little Theatre and Academy is holding auditions at 2 p.m. with dance and vocal to follow for its summer musical, “Anything Goes,” the 2022 Revision. Callbacks will take place March 19 at 7 p.m. Both auditions will be held at SLT. Must be 15 years old or older. For more information on auditions, please contact the Shreveport Little Theatre Box Office at 318- 424-4439. 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport.

MARCH 17 - MAY 13: THE STRAND THEATRE: March 17, John Crist’s Emotional Support Tour, 7 p.m.; March 19, “Chicago the Musical,” 8 p.m.; April 1, “Let It Go” by Power & Grace School of Performing Arts, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.; April 13, Steven Curtis Chapman Still, 7 p.m.; April 23, Music City Hit-Makers, 8 p.m.; May 13, The Black Jacket Symphony, 8 p.m.; For more information, contact The Strand at 318-226-8555 or www.thestrandtheatre.com. 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport.

MARCH 17-19: ANNIE KIDS: Based on the popular comic strip and adapted from the Tony Awardwinning Best Musical, with a beloved book and score by Tony Award winners, “Annie KIDS” features everyone’s favorite little redhead in her very first adventure. Performance schedule: March 17 at 6 p.m., March 18 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., and 5 p.m. March 19 at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at shreveportlittletheatre.com and by calling the box office at 318-424-4439 between noon and 4 p.m. weekdays. Shreveport Little Theatre Academy, 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport.

MARCH 24 & 26: SLT DINNER THEATRE PRESENTS, “SYLVIA”: A comedy by A.R. Gurney about a street-smart mixture of Lab and poodle who becomes a major bone of contention between a husband and wife. Performance schedule: Friday, March 24, dinner at 6 p.m. with curtain call at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 26, matinee lunch at noon. Curtain at 1:30 p.m. Vegetarian and gluten-free meals are available if requested with reservation. Tickets for the dinner and show are $65. and are non-refundable. Reservations close March 20. Limited seating. To reserve your dinner and a show ticket, call SLT’s box office at 318-424-4439 or online at www.ShowTix4U.com. LeBossier Event Center, 4000 Industrial Drive, Bossier City, La.


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