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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 APRIL 28: ALBINO HINOJOSA & DAVE IVEY EXHIBITION: The Louisiana State Exhibit Museum will host “Down South - Oil and Water Do Mix” exhibit. Realist and Impressionist, oil and acrylic, landscape and still-life painting. 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.

THROUGH APRIL: SHREVEPORT ART CLUB EXHIBIT: For the rest of April, the Shreveport Art Club will have their New Work exhibit on display and for sale. Andress Artist & Entrepreneur Center.

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. 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.

THROUGH MAY 30: “SENSORY SHOW: THE SECOND SENSE”: The goal of the Sensory Show is for artists to take their visual medium and incorporate a secondary sense for viewers to interact with. Smell, sound, taste or touch can be utilized. For more information about the artwork, how to become a sponsor, or other Bossier Arts Council events, please visit www.bossierarts.org or call us at 318-741-8310. 630 Barksdale Blvd, Bossier City.

APRIL 10 - MAY 5: ART EXHIBITS “MORI” AND “FERNWEH”: Artwork by two senior art majors, Jan Gary and Sophia Romanski, will open exhibitions at Centenary College’s Meadows Museum of Art. For more information, visit themeadowsmuseum.com or call 318- 869-5169. 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport.

MAY 3: DANNY WILLIAMS EXHIBIT: Hosted by The Agora, this collection will focus on themes of sexuality, religion, pop culture and current affairs. Artists reception from 6-8 p.m. during May Artwalk. The Korner Lounge. 800 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport.

MAY 3: HOOSHANG KHORANSANI EXHIBIT: Hosted by The Agora, Hooshang is an internationally exhibited artist with work studios in Ruston, La, and Orange County, Calif. Artists’ reception from 6-8 p.m. during May artwalk. Visit https://www.hooshangstudio. com to learn more about their work. Lake Street Gallery. 421 Lake St., Shreveport.

MAY 4: ANDRES SANCHEZ FLORES EXHIBIT: The Louisiana State Exhibit Museum will host the daughter of a great muralist who will talk about her father’s legacy in Mexico, the US, and Australia and his work with Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. 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.


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. Karaoke on Thursdays, 7-11 p.m.; . April 21 & 22, Flashback5, 8-11 p.m.; April 28 & 29, The Joanitones, 8 p.m.; April 28, Dare POOL Opening, DJ 7-11 p.m.; April 29, Windstrom at Dare POOL, 7-11 p.m.; May 20, The Chee—Weez Concert at the Riverdome, 9 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.; April 21, Redchute Review, 7-10 p.m. $5 cover; April 22, ACL NL Regional Cornhole Tournament, 10 a.m. and Annual Crawfish Boil, 11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.; April 28, Raven, 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-/

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. 700 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.

FRANK’S PIZZA: Live music. April 20, Christopher Gates, 6-9 p.m.; April 25, Christopher Gates, 6-9 p.m.; April 27, Tim Powell, 6-9 p.m.; 6950 Fern Ave., Shreveport. 318-230-7130.

FROZEN PIROGUE: Live music. April 19, Seth Bradford, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; April 25, Clay Logan, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; April 26, Derrick McLendon, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; 515 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. 318-459-6672.

HURRICANE ALLEY: Live music. April 20, Chasin’ Benjamins, 7-11 p.m.; April 21, Austin Meade w/Clay Logan, 7-11 p.m.; April 22, Dunn & Brooks (Tribute) w/ Braydon Watts, 7-11 p.m.; April 27, 8-Track, 7-10 p.m.; April 28, Them Dirty Roses w/Framing the Red, 7-11 p.m.; April 29, Pearl Gem (tribute) w/Dragstrip Phantoms and Old School, 6-11 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. 6301 Line Ave., Shreveport. 318-606-5072.

MONZON’S CANTINA AND GRILL Live music. 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. April 25, Beer Pairing Dinner, $100 per ticket/ Limited; 310 Mansfield St., Bossier City. 318-317-4110

SAM’S TOWN CASINO: Live music from 7 p.m. - midnight; April 21, Shot Glass; April 22, 8-Track; April 28, DJ Chris; April 29, The Bluez Boys; May 5, Shelia & Caddo Kats; May 6, The Tildon Gillum Band; May 12, 8 Track; May 13, The Crowd; May 19, Ricky Lynn Gregg; May 20, Chasin’ Benjamins; May 26 & 27, Chicken Bone; 315 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport. 318-424-7777.

SUPERIOR’S STEAKHOUSE: Live piano music: Tues., Brian Watson, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Wed., Alan Dyson, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Thurs., Stan Hoffman, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Fri., Brian Watson & Avery Covington, 6-10 p.m.; Sat., Daniel Ley Duo, 7-11 p.m.; Sun., Victoria Wells, 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.; 855 Pierremont Road, No. 120, Shreveport. 318-219- 4123.

SHREVE STATION: Live music. May 5, George Lynch’s Lynch Mob LIVE + Lief Shively + Insight, 7 p.m.; May 25, Tab Benoit w/Matt Andersen + Jimmy Wooten, 7 p.m.; June 4, Daniel Donato’s Cosmic Country + Jennifer Jannet + Braydon Watts, 7 p.m.; 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. April 21, Tim Powell, 6-9 p.m.; April 22, Haley Brown, 6-9 p.m.; April 28, State of September, 6-9 p.m.; April 29, Kings of Pleasure, 6-9 p.m.; 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.

VFW POST 4588: Live music every Saturday night 6:30 -10:30 p.m. $10 cover. April 29, Flashback; 1004 Jeter St., Bossier City. Call 318-752-4588 or 318-655-5274

WHAT’S ON TAP: Live music. Every Thurs., Christopher Gates, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.; 1207 Shreveport- Barksdale Hwy., Shreveport. 318-869-2422.


EVERY THURSDAY IN MAY: JAM ON THE RED: The Shreveport Aquarium will host live music from 5:30-9 p.m. May 4, Haley Brooks; May 11, Jimmy Wooten; May 18, Seth Bradford; May 25, Josh Love. 601 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport.

APRIL 22: “LA TRAVIATA”: The Shreveport Opera will present the story of the tragic love between the courtesan Violetta and the romantic Alfredo Germont. Sung in Italian with English subtitles. 7:30 p.m. RiverView Theater. 600 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport.

APRIL 23: CANTUS: An eight voice male a cappella ensemble will perform in the sanctuary of the First United Methodist Church downtown Shreveport. Free to the public.

APRIL 25 - MAY 25: SHREVEPORT MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM: April 25, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss - Raising the Roof Tour, 8 p.m.; May 25, Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder; For more information, go to www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com. 705 Grand Ave., Shreveport.

MAY 6: SEASON FINALE: BEETHOVEN’S 5TH: The 2022-2023 season of The Shreveport Symphony comes to a dramatic and rousing close with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 and Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with Wideman Gold Medalist Crystal Jiang. 7:30 p.m. Tickets call 318-227-TUNE (8863). 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. To find the application and full list of rules and regulations, please visit redriverrevel.com.

FOURTH FRIDAYS: BROADMOOR FARMERS’ MARKET: At the Broadmoor United Methodist Church parking lot. Best barbecue, hand-poured 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.

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.

THROUGH MAY: 2023 AMERICAN ROSE CENTER: The 49th blooming season is open. Hours of operation are Monday though Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 1-5 p.m. Admission to the gardens is $5 per person or $10 per family. Peak rose bloom season is expected between mid-April and mid-May. Call 318-938-5402 or www.rose.org. 8877 Jefferson Paige Road, Shreveport.

THROUGH MAY 28: GOODMAN IMAX DOME: Now showing: 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.

SUNDAYS THROUGH JUNE 18: BARKSDALE MARKET: This new Sunday market will feature three dozen of your favorite local vendors from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Farm goods, makers, handmade items, retail, food and fun. www.BarksdaleMarket.com. 3224 Barksdale Blvd, Bossier City.

APRIL 30 - JUNE 17: BROOKSHIRE GROCERY ARENA: 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.

APRIL 20: MARKETS & MUSIC: The Provenance Markets & Music takes place on third Thursdays in the spring/summer 2023. Open to the public from 4-8 p.m. Vendors may apply. For more information, contact 318-683-0399 or events@yourprovenance.com. 1968 Bridgewater Ave., Shreveport.

APRIL 20 - JUNE 3: ROBINSON FILM CENTER: April 20, "Jazz Fest: A New Orleans Story," 7:30 p.m.; April 21, “Beau is Afraid”; April 25, Heels & Reels: “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” Dinner & Movie series, 6 p.m.; April 28, “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret”; April 28, Versified: Rated Poetry; May 5, Friday Night Freakout: “District 9”, 10 p.m.; May 9, :"Field of Dreams,” 6 p.m.; May 16, “Bad News Bears,” 10:30 a.m.; May 17, “Clue,” 7 p.m.; June 3, The Robbys. For more information, call 318-459-4122 or go to robinsonfilcenter.org. 617 Texas St., Shreveport.

APRIL 21: REEL ADVENTURES AT R.W. NORTON ART GALLERY: Do you like movies? Do you like exploring behind the scenes and learning the nuts and bolts of movie making? If so, please join The R.W. Norton for Reel Adventures: “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance.” It’s like a book club, with good fun, food and drink There will be prizes awarded for trivia winners, best costume and more. Visit www.rwnaf.org/events for tickets and information. 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport.

APRIL 21: GOLF TOURNAMENT: Building Links Golf Tournament, benefitting the Fuller Center for Housing of Northwest Louisiana, is $550 per team of four-man scramble at Olde Oaks Golf Club. Raffle tickets $100. Sponsorship available. For more information, go to www. fullercenternwla.org or call 318-865-1237. 60 Golf Club Drive, Haughton.

APRIL 22-23: DOWNTOWN MERCANTILE MARKET: 40+ artists, live music, Fatty Arbuckle's cocktail lounge, local chefs and food vendors. 1110 Texas Ave., Shreveport.

APRIL 22: BOURBON & BARBEQUE FESTIVAL: The third annual festival is back with more bourbon, barbecue and cocktails participating. Vendors will serve their signature foods for festival goers, bourbons will be paired with samples and local bars and restaurants providing cocktails featuring the bourbon partners. 3 p.m. Get tickets at bourbonandbarbeque.com. Fatty Arbuckle’s Pub. 450 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport.

APRIL 22: SOUTH HIGHLANDS SPRING FLING: The R.W. Norton partners with the Historic South Highlands Neighborhood Association for the annual event from 2 - 5 p.m. Family-friendly fun, good eats from local food trucks, games, live music. Open to the public. Free admission. For more details, go to www.RWNAF.org. 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport.

APRIL 22: LOVE THE BOOT CLEANUP/ DOWNTOWN: Join others and clean up, fix up and pretty up portions of downtown Shreveport. 8 a.m. - noon. Free admission. 416 Cotton St., Shreveport.

APRIL 23: DAVID RICE MEMORIAL ANGEL RUN & WALK: The 22nd annual event is a further way to support the mission of Holy Angels in providing individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities a path to self-fulfillment through education, empowerment, spirituality, independence and work. Register to become a sponsor or volunteer at www.laholyangels.org/angelrun. 10450 Ellerbe Road, Shreveport.

APRIL 29: CROQUET CLASSIC: Community Renewal hosts the annual Bob Griffin Croquet Classic as a fundraiser for its Adult Renewal Academy, where students of all ages can earn their high school equivalency diploma. The Croquet Classic features Beginner, Intermediate, and Championship brackets. Play begins at 9 a.m. on the LSUS campus. Learn more and register your two-person team at www.communityrenewal.us.

APRIL 29: TACO WARS: The region’s largest taco and salsa festival celebration will be from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. and is presented by Prize Foundation. Family friendly. Live music. Visit www.prizefest.com for more information and to purchase tickets. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Grand Ave., Shreveport.

APRIL 29: BEAST FEAST: The Centenary Alumni Association’s annual fundraiser returns on Centenary’s Jones Rice Field. 4:30 - 7 p.m. Beast Feast is a unique, festival-style culinary event featuring an array of meat, seafood and a few vegan items prepared by local backyard chefs and popular restaurateurs. Proceeds support student scholarships at Centenary College. Individual tickets $25 in advance, $40 at door. VIP tickets are $75. Children 12 and under are free. For more information visit Centenary.edu/ beastfeast or call 318-869-5115.

APRIL 29: JAZZ PICNIC: The R.W. Norton host the family-friendly fun. Bring chairs, blanket and grab lunch from a food truck and enjoy music by Everett Street Jazz. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. For more details, go to www.RWNAF.org. 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport.

APRIL 29: 3RD ANNUAL SPORTING CLAY TOURNAMENT: The Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce invites you to “Shoot Happens” at the Shreveport Gun Club. Family-friendly competition with lunch provided, cash prizes and a fun raffle and offers for all ages. Breakfast and check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. Individuals $100 per shooter or five-person team for $500. Other options available. Contact Carole at carol@ shreveportchamber.org or 677-2510 for more info. 4435 Meriwether Road, Shreveport.

APRIL 29: A.N.T.S. RALLY: The River Cities Chapter of Bikers Against Child Abuse will host its annual rally at 11 a.m. at Hurricane Alley, behind Beauxjax Crafthouse. Vendors, live auction, silent auction, games, live music: Old School, Dragstrip Phantoms and Pearl Gem. For more information, call 318-557-0349. 500 Ogilvie St., Bossier City.

APRIL 30: MERMAID BREAKFAST: The Shreveport Aquarium will host the Mermaid Breakfast, where lovely mermaids will be joined by the aquarium’s pirate crew for some memorable shenanigans. Choose your mermaid or pirate name and get ready to be entertained. Tickets required. 8:30 or 10:30 a.m. For more information go to info@shreveportaquarium.com.

MAY 4: GEAUX 4 KIDS: Celebrating its 10th year with “May The Force Be With You” a luncheon benefitting Geaux 4 Kids Inc., a nonprofit to advocate for children and teens in crisis. Sponsorship levels available. For more information, contact K.C. Kilpatrick at KC@Geaux4Kids. com. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. East Ride Country Club. 1000 Stewart Dr., Shreveport.

MAY 5: CINCO DE MAYO AT PROVENANCE: Provenance with El Carbo Verde will have their annual family-friendly celebration. Free admission and open to the public. 4-9 p.m. For more information, contact 318-683- 0399 or events@yourprovenance.com. Windrush Park.

1968 Bridgewater Ave., Shreveport.

MAY 5 - MAY 13: LOUISIANA GRANDSTAND: A night of music live on stage: 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.

MAY 6: ARK-LA-TEX GENEALOGICAL ASSOCIATION WORKSHOP: Guest speaker is Tarah Thomas, MLIS, M.A. with the topic “Nuts and Bolts of DNA.” From 1-3:30 p.m. at the Broadmoor Branch Library. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 318-746-1851 or www.altgenealogy.com. 1212 Capt. Shreve Drive, Shreveport.


REGISTRATION OPEN THROUGH APRIL 28: SUMMER 2023 PINKALICIOUS CAMPS: The Shreveport Little Theatre Academy announces summer camp #1 and camp #2 (Note: Camp #1 is full). Online registration open through April 28. Nonrefundable audition fee and audition time slot reserved. For more information, call 318-424-4439.

APRIL 20-23 & 28-30: DRIVING MISS DAISY: This funny and hopeful meditation on race relations in America, told through the complex relationship between three enduring characters, Miss Daisy, Hoke and Miss Daisy’s son, Boolie. Tickets are $25 for adults and $23 for seniors, students and active military. Performances are at 7:30 p.m., except April 23 and 30, which will be at 2 p.m. For more information, go to www.ShowTix4U.com or call 318-424-4439. Shreveport Little Theatre. 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport.

APRIL 20-23 & 27-30: THE ADDAMS FAMILY (A NEW MUSICAL): This musical comedy features famous characters from America’s favorite kooky household, the Addams Family. Tickets are $20. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. except April 23 and 30 which will be at 2 p.m. To schedule a reservation, call 318-678- 6021 or visit www.ticketsource.us/bpcc-theatre. Stephen W. Slaughter Theatre in Building C on the Bossier Parish Community College campus. 6220 East Texas St., Bossier City.

APRIL 22: LA TRAVIATA: The Shreveport Opera presents a tragic love story played out against the hypocrisy of upper-class fashionable society, Alfredo and courtesan Violetta’s love threaten to shame his family. Sung in Italian with English translation projected. Ticket cost: $35, $70 and $95. RiverView Theater. 600 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport.

APRIL 23 - MAY 13: THE STRAND THEATRE: 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.

JULY 14-16 & 21-23: “THE MUSIC MAN”: This Academy Award-winning musical will play at the Emmett Hook Center in downtown Shreveport. Tickets $25 adult, $20 senior/military and $15 child/students. July 14 and 21 at 7:30 p.m. and the 15, 16, 22 and 23 at 3 p.m. For tickets or more information, call 318-429-6885 or info@EmmettHookCenter.org. 550 Common St., Shreveport.


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