| ART / EXHIBITS
ONGOING: CRITICAL MASS ELEVEN: The Shreveport Regional Arts Council’s exhibit for experiencing over 100 works from an active, producing community of visual and literary artists in Northwest Louisiana. Artspace, 708 Texas St., Shreveport.
THROUGH JUNE 3: CONVERGENCE DIVIDED EXHIBITION: A fine art-based body of work that shows an external manifestation of Jenn Brooke Wasserman’s personality identity as it deals with big division in life. Central ArtStation, 801 Crockett St., downtown Shreveport.
THROUGH JUNE 26: CADDO PARISH ART STUDENT EXHIBIT: The Louisiana State Exhibit Museum will feature “Project Talent,” an exhibition of artwork created by Caddo Parish students which will exhibit a variety of artwork including acrylic painting on canvas, Prisma colored pencil on paper, mixed media and homemake pottery for sale. Admission free. 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport.
THROUGH JUNE: BRIAN WATSON EXHIBIT: Agora Borealis will exhibit the artist Brian Watson at Bear’s. 1401 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport.
THROUGH JULY 27: THE CREATIVE ART CONNECTION: The Bossier Arts Council’s East Bank Gallery will host The Creative Art Connection, a local art club whose purpose is to stimulate cultural development in Bossier City by providing activities in the field of fine art. Opening reception, June 16 from 6-8 p.m. For more information, go to bossierarts.bossierarts.org or call 318-741- 8310. 630 Barksdale Blvd, Bossier City.
THROUGH JULY 27: “INTROSPECTIVE” BY JACQUELINE FITZGERALD RUIZ: The Bossier Arts Council will host the solo show in the Bossier Arts Council’s Lower Artist Gallery. Opening reception, June 16 from 6-8 p.m. For more information, visit www.bossierarts. org or call 318-741-8310.
THROUGH AUGUST 6: SUMMER EXHIBITION: The R.W. Norton Art Gallery exhibition, “A Squiggle Party: A Doodle Experience” and “Of Sea and Shore” is guest curated by Kirk Reedstrom. 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport.
JUNE 29: MARKUS WOBISCH EXHIBIT: Agora Borealis will have a reception June 29 from 6-8 p.m. for the artist Markus Wobisch. Exhibit will run through June. The Agora Borealis. 421 Lake 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 Wooton and Haley Brooke. Call for weekly schedule. 2151 Airline Drive, Bossier City. 318-841-5646.
1931 LOUNGE HORSESHOE CASINO: Live music. Karaoke on Thursdays, 7-11 p.m.; . 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.; June 16, Shotglass, 7-10 p.m. $5 cover; June 17, Floatilla; June 23, Red Chute Review, $5 cover; June 30, Sultans, $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. 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 from 6-9 p.m.: June 15, Christopher Gates; June 20, Haley Brown; June 22, Christopher Gates; June 27, Jennifer Janét; June 29, Christopher Gates; July 6, Haley Brown; July 11, Stephanie Jackson; July 13, Michael Brown; 6950 Fern Ave., Shreveport. 318-230-7130.
FROZEN PIROGUE: Live music. June 14, Derrick McLendon, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; June 20, Braydon Watts, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; June 21, Cory Cross, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; June 27, Josh Love, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; June 28, Jimmy Wooten, 6:30-9:30 p.m.;515 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. 318-459-6672.
HURRICANE ALLEY: Live music. June 15, Cal Presley, 7-10 p.m.; June 16, Stone Temple Posers w/Basketcase (A tribute to Greenday), 7-11 p.m.; June 17, Cody Cooke & The Bayou Outlaws, 7-11 p.m.; June 22, Flight Delay, 7-10 p.m.; June 29, The Critics, 7-10 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. 310 Mansfield St., Bossier City. 318-317-4110
SAM’S TOWN CASINO: Live music from 7 p.m. - midnight; June 16, Lady Chazz & The Tramps; June 17, The Bluez Boys; June 23, The Sultans; June 24, The Chicken Brothers; June 30, The Crowd; July 1, Identity Crisis; 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. 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.; June 14, Good & Evil Ben; June 16, open mic; June 17, Barksdale Bubble; June 24, Logan & The Legendaries; June 28, DD4; June 29, Suite Harmony; 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. June 17, Del Rio; June 24, Delta; 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.
JUNE 15 - JULY 27 : LOUISIANA GRANDSTAND: A night of music live on stage: June 15, Uncle Lucius; June 17, Jacob Stelly; June 23, Josh Ward; July 14, Marc & Ted Broussard; July 27, Red Clay Strays; Tickets may be purchased at www.louisianagrandstand.com. WDC, 802 Margaret Place, Shreveport.
JUNE 15-17: PINKALICIOUS THE MUSICAL: Based on the popular book by Victoria Kann and Elizabeth Kann, this is the tale of Pinkalicious, who can’t stop eating pink cupcakes despite warning from her parents. 15 & 16 at 6 p.m., June 17 at 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling 318-424-4439 or online at shreveportlittletheatre.com. 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport.
I SPECIAL EVENTS
EVERY FIRST FRIDAY OF THE MONTH: GLOFESTS: The
Shreveport Regional Arts Council (SRAC) is thrilled to announce the
debut of its monthly GloFest on the “Bakowski Bridge of Lights” on Texas
Street Bridge. Free festival. Features new animated light shows on the
bridge produced by the Light It Up Artist Team and Caddo Parish Schools.
7-10 p.m. Art market, food truck court, street performances and more.
FIRST SATURDAY OF MONTH: SUPER SATURDAYS AT CADDO COMMON PARK: An invigorating free exercise session led by experienced trainers. Participants can join in on five different exercises, including yoga, trampoline exercises, high-impact workouts and more. Also, an enchanting arts market showcasing the work of local artists and vendors will showcase and sell their creations. 869 Texas Ave., Shreveport.
SATURDAYS THROUGH AUGUST 26: SHREVEPORT FARMERS’ MARKET: The
Red River Revel Inc.’s annual farmers’ market provides a bountiful,
weekly harvest with 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, seasoning, sauces and meats. There are also
artisans with jewelry, crafts, candles, soaps and dog treats. Prepared
breakfast and lunch meals available for purchase and consumption. 7:30
a.m. - 12:30 p.m. For more information, contact Emerie Eck Hotzclaw at firstname.lastname@example.org, 318-455- 5788 or www.shreveportfarmersmarket.com. Festival Plaza, 101 Crockett St., downtown Shreveport.
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.
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 JULY 13: GOODMAN IMAX DOME: Now
showing: “Dream Big: Engineering Our World; “Ancient Caves”; June 9-15,
“Transformers: Rise of The Beasts”; June 16-29, “The Flash”; June
30-July 13, “Indiana Jones and The Dial of Destiny”; 820 Clyde Fant
THROUGH SEPT. 28: GAMEPORT: Sci-Port
Discover Center announces the return of “GamePort,” which features
interactive stations designed to help visitors enhance critical thinking
skills, learn basic traditional science principles, and introduce a
variety of science-driven career options in the video game industry, all
in a fun and stimulating environment. For children, teens and adults.
For more information, call 318-424-3466 or go to www.sci-port. org. 820
Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport.
JUNE 14 AND 28: LOUISIANA KEY ACADEMY OPEN HOUSE: The
Caddo Campus serves K-4th grade students in Shreveport and surrounding
parishes and this open house will familiarize you with the process of
admission. On-site screening for dyslexia will be available for
assessing your child. 261 Arthur Ave., Shreveport.
JUNE 15: DISCOVER THE ART OF CRUISING: Expedia Cruises will host a seminar that will tell you all about cruising, including shore excursions, drink packages, speciality dining, destination and much more. 6 p.m. For more information, go to www.expediacruises.com/ broadmoor. Bossier Arts Council. 600 Barksdale Boulevard. Bossier City.
JUNE 15: MARKETS & MUSIC: The
Provenance Markets & Music takes place on third Thursdays in the
spring/summer 2023. Free and open to the public from 4-8 p.m. Vendors
may apply. For more information, contact 318- 683-0399 or email@example.com. 1968 Bridgewater Ave., Shreveport.
JUNE 16-18: JUNETEENTH FESTIVAL: The
36th annual Let the Good Times Roll Festival is presented by Rho Omega
& Friends Inc. Follow on Facebook for times and bands. Fri.
admission, $25; Sat. admission, $25; and Sunday admission, $35. 101
Festival Plaza, Shreveport.
JUNE 17: SUNFLOWER TRAIL & FESTIVAL: The
Annual Sunflower Trail Festival will be held at Crossroads Museum In
Gilliam, La., on Saturday, at 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. The festival will feature
live music, delicious food, arts and crafts vendors, and the sunflower
JUNE 17: ‘ART-ISH’: A BLACK ART SHOW: Art-ish
returns on Saturday and Sunday, from 12-8 p.m. to Riverview Hall in
Shreveport. Admission is $5 for ages 5 and up. Children under the age of
5 receive free admission. Art-ish is an event that focuses on visual
artists, culinary artists, craft makers, mental health awareness and
health consciousness. Additionally, it is a celebration of Black art, an
opportunity to establish cultural identity and create conversations
across our communities. 600 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport.
JUNE 17: BROOKSHIRE GROCERY ARENA: June 17, Thomas Rhett. For more information, go to www. firstname.lastname@example.org. 2000 Brookshire Arena Drive, Bossier City.
JUNE 17: SUMMER POP-UP AT COHAB: The
Queen of Digital Marketing in collaboration with the Black Women in
Business Networking Group will host the summer pop-up at Cohabitating.
From 1 - 5 p.m. and is free to the public. Indoor and outdoor vendor
spaces available. Contact Chantelle for vendor or sponsor information by
calling 318- 200-0835. 500 Clyde Fant Pkwy, downtown Shreveport.
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,
JUNE 20 - 27: ROBINSON FILM CENTER: June 20, "To Catch a Thief," 10:30 a.m.; June 22, "Roots of Fire"; June 23, "Asteroid City"; June 27, "Bring It On," 6 p.m.; For more information, call 318-459-4122 or go to robinsonfilcenter.org. 617 Texas St., Shreveport.
JUNE 21: A SUMMER SOLSTICE CELEBRATION: “Peace,
Love and Picnic,” a celebration of the longest day of the year. Bring a
blanket, picnic basket and good vibes, and enjoy health, wellness and
happiness and learn yoga and more. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. The Agora Borealis.
421 Lake St., Shreveport.
JUNE 25: MEDIUMSHIP: CONVERSATION FROM BEYOND: Experience
communication from the other side in this group mediumship session with
local Evidential Psychic Medium, Amy O’Pry Massey. Cost $30. From 2-4
p.m. The Agora Borealis. 421 Lake St., Shreveport.
JULY 8: ARK-LA-TEX GENEALOGICAL ASSOCIATION MONTHLY MEETING: At the Broadmoor Branch Library guest speaker Winston Hall will discuss “Shreveport, Louisiana - Cradle of the Stars.” From 1 - 3 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 318-746-1851 or www.altgenealogy.com. 1212 Captain Shreve Drive, Shreveport.
AUGUST 4: 2023 BINGO ON THE BAYOU: A fundraiser for Catholic Charities of North Louisiana, this sell-out event is back for its seventh year. Eight bingo games, dinner and silent auctions. 6 p.m. Individual tickets are $60. Table sponsor begins at $1,500. Tickets and sponsorships can be purchased at ccnla.org. For more information, contact Kathy Schimschock at Development@ccnla.org or call 318- 865-0200 ext. 109.
I SUMMER CAMPS
THROUGH JULY 28: SCI-PORT SUMMER CAMPS: Sci-Port
Discover Center Summer Camps range from, half days to all day.
Beginning June 12-16 with “Science of Superheroes” and “Superheroes and
Villains” to “Slime- Topia” and “Toy Mashup,” find your child’s
interest. Other camp dates: June 19-23, June 26-30, July 5-7, July
10-14, July 17-21 and July 24-28. For more information, call 318-
424-3466 or go to www.sci-port.org. 820 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport.
JUNE 19-23 & 26-30: DIGITAL MEDIA INSTITUTE: Three
summer camps for ages 13+: Level 1 Animation Camp, Level 2 Animation
Camp and a Game Development Camp. Five days long from 8 a.m. - noon.
Cost: $125. Visit www.dmi.edu/camps for more information.
JULY 10 - 14: SLT SUMMER CAMP: The
Shreveport Little Theatre Academy is currently enrolling students into
three age groups: 6-8, 9-11 and 12-14. 1-4 p.m. Cost: $150 for the week.
If you have any questions, contact email@example.com. 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport.
JULY 24 - 28: SLT SUMMER CAMP: The Shreveport Little Theatre Academy is currently enrolling students into three age groups: 6-8, 9-11 and 12-14. From 9 a.m. - noon. Cost: $150 for the week. If you have any questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport.
JULY 13-16: THE ADDAMS FAMILY THE MUSICAL: Stage
Center announces their production of their 12th season, a comical feast
that embraces the wackiness in every family, featuring 23 local
performers. Tickets on sale June 26: $30 adult, $25 senior and $20
student. Thursday and Friday, 7:30 p.m. and 2: p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, July 16. Go dressed in your best creepy,
kooky, mysterious and spooky for theme night with the Addams Family and
enjoy $2 off the souvenir cup at concessions. For more information,
call/text 318-218-9978 or email email@example.com. Marjorie Lyons Playhouse on the Centenary College campus.
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. July 21 at 7:30 p.m. and July 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.