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THROUGH MARCH 24: “MOMENT IN TIME”: The Louisiana State Exhibit Museum is hosting a juried art exhibit. Artists participating this year are Theresa Billau, Michelle Burke, Joan Cole, Gretchen Crawford, Trudy Daniel, Judy Horne, Sandra Jamison, Deborah Mullinnix, Kathleen Pate, Beth Roubique and Karen Woodyke. For more information about the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, go to www.laexhibitmuseum.org or call 318.632.2020. 3015 Greenwood Road, 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.

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. For more information on the individual exhibitions, visit themeadowsmuseum.com/current-exhibitions. 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport.

THROUGH 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 MAY 8: “LIFE THROUGH MY LENS”: This captivating exhibit is by student artist Rahel Aksam and is on display in BPCC’s Learning Commons Library inside the John R. McConathy Administration Building. Hours: Thursdays from 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Friday from 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 6220 E. Texas St., Bossier City.

APRIL 2 - APRIL 28: ALBINO HINOJOSA & DAVE IVEY EXHIBITION: The Louisiana State Exhibit Museum will host “Down South - Oil and Water D Do Mix” exhibit. Realist and Impressionist, oil and acrylic, landscape and still-life painting. Artist reception by LSEM April 2 from 2-4 p.m. Free admission. For more information about the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, go to www.laexhibitmuseum.org or call 318.632.2020. 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport.

APRIL 21 - 22: A WORKSHOP WITH MIKE TORMA, MD-HWS-M: The Hoover Watercolor Society presents this workshop called, “Informed by Anatomy: Expressing Gesture in Line and Watercolor.” 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Cost: $135 for members and $175 for non-members. Registration or questions at stskrivanos@gmail.com. by April 7. Bailey Art Gallery, 214 Texas St., 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. March 31 & April 1, Charlotte’s Web, 8 p.m.; April 28 & 29, The Joanitones, 8 p.m. - Midnight; 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 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 25, Delta; April 1, Brandy Roberts; April 8, Red Chute Revue; April 15, Del Rio; April 22, Delta; April 29, Flashback; 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.

ERNEST’S ORLEANS: Live music. 1601 N. Spring St., Shreveport. 318-226-1325.

FLYING HEART BREWING & PUB: Live music. March 23, Dueling Pianos with Queen Anne's Revenge, 8 p.m. $15; 700 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.

FRANK’S PIZZA: Live music. March 23, Christopher Gates, 6-9 p.m.; March 30, Christopher Gates, 6-9 p.m.; April 6, Daniel Goodwill, 6-9 p.m.; 6950 Fern Ave., Shreveport. 318-230-7130.

FROZEN PIROGUE: Live music. 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.; April 4, Cody Cooke, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; April 5, Clay Logan, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; 515 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. 318-459-6672.

HURRICANE ALLEY: Live music. 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.; April 1, Blizzard of Ozz w/Rokken, 7-11 p.m.; April 6, Barksdale Bubble, 7-10 p.m.; April 7, Stone Temple Posers w/Basketcase (tributes), 7-11 p.m.; April 8, Teazur, 7-11 p.m.; 500 Ogilvie St., Bossier City.

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

LINE AVE. PIE & BREW CO.: Live music. March 25, 2nd annual Crawfish Boil: Zach George, Casey Martin and BJ Jones, 11 a.m. 6301 Line Ave., Shreveport. 318-606-5072.

MONZON’S CANTINA AND GRILL Live music. 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.; April 6, Joanie Nerrettig, solo, 8-10 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 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 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. 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 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" deliver 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.

MARCH 25: CELEBRATE THE LIFE OF NAT KING COLE: The Shreveport Symphony with conductor Kermit Poling and Caesar, vocalist, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $25. Children 12 & under $10 and students w/ID are $15. RiverView Theater, 600 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport.


ONGOING: REVEL - CALL FOR ARTISTS: Applications are now open for the 47th Annual Red River Revel Arts Festival to visual, music and performing artists. Since 1976, the annual Red River Revel Arts Festival has offered a vast experience through art activities, entertainment, food, and cultural traditions. The festival dates are Sat., Sept. 30 – Sun., Oct. 8, 2023. To find the application and full list of rules and regulations, please visit redriverrevel.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 Marshall 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. studio-sanctuaryglassstudio.com.

THROUGH MAY 28: GOODMAN IMAX DOME: Now showing: Through March 23, "Shazam! Fury of the Gods"; through May 28, "Dream Big: Engineering Our World"; through May 28, "Ancient Caves." For more information, go to Sci-Port.org. Sci-Port Discovery Center. 820 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport.

THROUGH JUNE 4: BE THE ASTRONAUT: The newest temporary exhibit at Sci-Port Discover Center that is scientifically verified by experts at NASA for accuracy and feasibility that teaches visitors about the concepts, challenges and excitement of spaceflight, through the use of touchscreen stations, artifacts and interactive simulator pods built to look like space capsules. Learn more and purchase tickets at sci-port.org/be-the-astronaut/. 820 Clyde Fant Pkwy., 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 pollinator-themed 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 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 24 at 7:30 p.m. and March 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 25: 7TH ANNUAL HEELS UP 5K RACE: Beginning and ending at Provenance Community. Proceeds from this race support The Hub Urban Ministries program. 1968 Bridgewater Ave., Shreveport.

MARCH 25: 7TH ANNUAL DYLAN KYLE POCHE MEMORIAL BASS TOURNAMENT: 1st Place $15,000, 2nd place $5,000 and 3rd place $3,000. Additional payouts will be made. Teams will be entered into a drawing for $1,000 cash. Must be present to win. Raffles, DJ, bounce house for kids. Food and fun for all. 6:45 a.m -3 p.m.; scales open at 2 p.m. Early registration: www.dylankylepoche.com online registration deadline March 24 at 3 p.m. Register in person from March 24 from 2 - 7 p.m. at Cypress Bend Boat Launch or the morning of the event from 4 - 7 a.m. Register by mail must be received by March 21 at P.O Box 74, Natchitoches, LA 71458. Contact Burt Poche for more details at 318-3176 or 318-652-7192. Team or individual entry fee $240. Includes Big Bass. Cypress Bend Boat Launch on Toledo Bend in Many, La.

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 31 - DEC 1: LET’S CHAT AND CHEW SERIES: The YWCA of NWLA Justice Program calendar of events for 2023. Chat and Chew and Dialogue on Race: March 31, April 4. Spring – Dialogue on Race @ 5:30 p.m.: April 24, May 25, June 23, July 28, Aug. 25, Aug. 29. Summer – Dialogue on Race @ 5:30 p.m.: Sept. 22, Oct. 10. Fall – Dialogue on Race @ 5:30 p.m.: Oct. 27, Dec. 1. Series time at 11:30 a.m. For more information, call 318-550-4417. 850-B Olive St., Shreveport.

MARCH 31: CIGAR TASTING: Tobacco House Cigar and Lounge is hosting unique opportunities: March 31, Smokin’ On The Red from 5 - 9 p.m. Tickets on sale now for their annual multi-vendor event. Everett Street Jazz Band with food trucks, raffle tickets and door prizes. For more information, call 318-686-5991. 9464 Mansfield Road, Shreveport.

MARCH 31 - APRIL 2: THE BATTLE OF PLEASANT HILL: Civil War re-enactments and activities will take place three miles north of Pleasant Hill at 23271 Hwy. 175, Pelican, La. Entry fee is $5 per person. Ages 5 and under free. Free parking. For event schedule, go to battleofpleasanthill.com.

MARCH 31: 2023 GUMBO NORTH TRACK & FIELD: Louisiana Games Uniting Mind & Body (La GUMBO, Inc.) will host the 2023 GUMBO North Track and Field meet at Lee Hedges Stadium. Field events will begin at 9 a.m., opening ceremonies will follow at 11 a.m., and track events will end by approximately 1 p.m. Louisiana GUMBO is the only track and field competition in Louisiana designed specifically for students (ages 5-21 years) and adults with physical, visual, hearing or intellectual impairments. GUMBO athletes are required to participate independently in their events. For more information, contact Dianna Watson at 318-603-6784 or Pam Carey at 318-452-7771. 6115 Roma Drive, in Shreveport, Louisiana.

APRIL 1: FIELD GAY: Back by popular demand, this fun, outdoor, intramural sports event is designed to foster community and teamwork and is presented by ShrevePride. Held at AC Steere Park, it is a fun-filled day of games, community, vendors and incredible informational booths of partners right here in our region. The event is open to anyone and everyone in the community who wants to celebrate and support Pride in Shreveport. There are two ways to register as a competitor: As a team (five to eight players) and as an individual. Individual registrants will be grouped into teams or fill gaps in teams on the day of the event so that everyone can play. Free to spectate. Personal tents and chairs are welcome. 4009 Youree Drive, Shreveport.

APRIL 1: SPRING PLANT SALE: The Northwest Louisiana Master Gardeners annual plant sale will feature Louisiana Super Plants, pollinator plants, annual and perennials. It will also have hanging baskets, succulents, native plants, Louisiana irises and angel trumpets. 8 a.m. through noon. For more information, call 318-408-0984 or www.nwlamg.weebly.com. Red River Research Center. 262 Research Station Road, Bossier City.

APRIL 1: EASTER EGG HUNT & LADYBUG RELEASE: The American Rose Center will host a fun and relaxing Easter event for families from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Rain date is Sunday, April 2, from 2-5 p.m. Gates will open at 10 a.m. and cost $10 per person or $25 per carload. Easter-themed games with prizes for small children. Scavenger hunt and more. For more information, go to www.rose.org or call 318-938-5402. 8877 Jefferson Paige Road, Shreveport.

APRIL 1: BRUNCH & BINGO: The Caddo Council on Aging presents the family-friendly fundraiser benefiting Meals on Wheels Fun for a Cause fundraiser from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at East Ridge Country Club. Table for eight is $500. Tickets 50 and includes brunch, one bingo card and door prize ticket. Additional bingo cards $5. Blackout bingo game, $10. Sponsor levels available. Call Monica Wright at 318-676-7900 for more information or visit www.caddocoa.org/brunchandbingo. 1000 Stewart Drive, Shreveport.

APRIL 1 - EVERY SATURDAY - THROUGH NOVEMBER 25: BOSSIER CITY FARMERS MARKET: Support your local community, and invite your friends and family to the market and do some shopping. The market has a wealth of local fresh veggies and fruits, food trucks, jams, salsa, honey, soap, candles, baked goods, jellies, pickles, tamales, flowers, kettle corn, Barbecue, lemonade, southern cuisine, fruit smoothies, coffee, Venezuelan cuisine, funnel cakes and much more. 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the south parking lot of Pierre Bossier Mall. Visit www.BossierCityFarmersMarket.com. 2950 E. Texas St., Bossier City.

APRIL 1 - MAY 13: THE STRAND THEATRE: 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.; April 28, Brian Culbertson, The Trilogy Tour; 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.

APRIL 1 - JUNE 17: BROOKSHIRE GROCERY ARENA: April 1, Bert Kreisher; April 7, Koe Wetzel; April 11, The Harlem Globetrotters; April 14, For King + Country; April 30, WWE Sunday Stunner; May 6, Kane Brown; June 17, Thomas Rhett; For more information, go to www.info@brooshiregroceryarena.com. 2000 Brookshire Arena Drive, Bossier City.


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.

APRIL 1-2: SNOW WHITE: Join the Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet as they present the 20th anniversary showing of “Snow White,” featuring the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra performing Kermit Poling’s original score. April 1 from 6:30-9 p.m. and Sunday, April 2, from 2:30 - 5 p.m. 600 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport.


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