| 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 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. 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. For more information, visit www.bossierarts.org or call 318-741-8310.
THROUGH AUGUST 5 : (6) THE ART OF CHUCK GREY: The Shreveport Regional Arts Council presents “(6) The Art of Chuck Grey." Reception and artist talk, Aug. 2, during the Downtown Artwalk. Central Artstation. For more information, call 318-673-6500 or www. shrevearts.org. 801 Crockett St., Shreveport.
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.
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 8 p.m. - 12 a.m. 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.; July 14, Raven, $5 cover; July 15, Krewe of Oceanus Coronation, 6 p.m. $50 per ticket. $25 under age of 12; July 21, Bulletproof; July 28, The Crowd, $5 cover; 5315 S. Lakeshore Drive, Shreveport. 318 635-8186.
BEAUXJAX CRAFTHOUSE: Live music. 501 Barksdale Blvd, Bossier City. 318-584-7169.
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.
ERNEST’S ORLEANS: Live music. 1601 N. Spring St., Shreveport. 318-226-1325.
FRANK’S PIZZA: Live music from 6-9 p.m.: July 13, Michael Brown; July 18, Haley Brown; July 20, Tim Powell; July 25, Stephanie Jackson; July 27, Cole Vosbury & Amanda June; Aug. 1, Christopher Gates; Aug. 4, Cole Vosbury & Amanda June; Aug. 8, Cole Vosbury & Amanda June; Aug. 10, Michael Brown; Aug. 15, Jesse Rawlinson; 6950 Fern Ave., Shreveport. 318-230-7130.
FROZEN PIROGUE: Live music 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.; July 12, Clara McBroom; July 18, Braydon Watts; July 19, Clay Logan; July 25, Alex Troegel; July 26, Jimmy Wooten; 515 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. 318-459-6672.
HURRICANE ALLEY: Live music. July 13, Jake Williams; July 14, L.A. Roxx; July 15, Jean Janet w/The Barksdale Bubble; July 20, Identity Crisis; July 21, Mason Dawson w/Clay Logan; July 22, The Zeppelin Project w/Josh Love as Jimi Hendricks; July 27, The Barksdale Bubble; 500 Ogilvie St., Bossier City.
NOBLE SAVAGE Live music. Every Wednesday night playing memories and the blues, 8 p.m.; 417 Texas St., Shreveport. 318-828-2619.
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; July 14, Tailgate Poets; July 15, Joey Ward; July 21, Southern Soul; July 22, The Cartoons; July 28, Eric Craig; July 29, The Shane Pons; 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.
THE SEVENTH TAP BREWING PROJECT: Live music from 6-9 p.m. July 14, Haley Brooke; July 15, Grayson May; July 21, Austin Robinson; July 22, Hali Brown; July 28, Michael Brown; 2640 Linwood Ave., Shreveport, La. 318-754-4471.
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.
JULY 14 - JULY 27 : LOUISIANA GRANDSTAND: A night of music live on stage: July 14, Marc & Ted Broussard; July 27, Red Clay Strays. Tickets may be purchased at www.louisianagrandstand.com. WDC, 802 Margaret Place, Shreveport.
AUG. 5 - 6 : RATCHET CITY MUSIC FEST: Celebrating the music, food and culture of Shreveport with this year’s festival being two days, with two different headliners. Sat.: Marv Kevea’s Learning Center Backpack Giveaway from 2-4 p.m. 4 p.m. party time. Family friendly. Sun.: Prayer’s Club with Pastor Kermit Young from 2-4 p.m. Starting at 4 p.m. local artists perform. For more information and tickets, go to ratchetcitymusicfest.com. 101 Travis St., 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.
EVERY THURSDAYS - NOVEMBER 16 : THIRSTY THURSDAYS: The
Shreveport Regional Arts Council presents “Thirsty Thursdays” at Caddo
Common Park. PoeticX “anchors” life entertainment shows; Chase Boytim
anchors the bar with themed speciality cocktails for each event. Live
entertainment. 6-9 p.m. For more information, call 318-673-6500 or www.shrevearts.org. 869 Texas Ave., Shreveport.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com, 318-455-5788 or www. shreveportfarmersmarket.com. Festival Plaza, 101 Crockett St., downtown Shreveport.
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. studiosanctuaryglassstudio.com.
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.
EVERY SATURDAY THROUGH DEC. 16: EXERCISE IN CADDO COMMON PARK: Beginning
at 8 and ending at 11 a.m., SRAC host this threetiered program. Every
first Saturday of the month is “Super Exercise Saturdays” which includes
three food trucks, handson activity, Plein Aire/live painting, arts
market, five exercise programs to include a program for children and
“Stories from the Gut.” For more information, call 318-673-6500 or www.shrevearts.org. 869 Texas Ave., 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,
MONDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS: SHREVEPORT OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: Hybrid
meetings: Zoom and in-person 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.
ALZHEIMERS 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.
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.
EVERY WEEKEND: GLASSBLOWING WORKSHOPS: High Gravity Glassworks workshops allow you to participate in the making of a work of art. Book now at https://highgravityglassworks.com. For more information, call 318-582-1424. 1200 Marshall St., Ste. 500, Shreveport.
THROUGH JULY 13: GOODMAN IMAX DOME: Now showing: July 13, “Indiana Jones and The Dial of Destiny”; 820 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport.
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.
JULY 12 - AUG. 4: SRAC EVENTS: July
12, Chuck Grey Reception & Aritst Talk and unveiling of James Marks
“Oscar Joseph” sculpture at Central Artstation; July 13, D.L. Holmes
KAT Residency Artist Talk; July 13, Thirsty Thursdays: PoeticX and
Stephen Waguespack in Caddo Common Park; July 15, D.L. Holmes Kat
Residency Artist Talk & Workshop; July 19, Crystalyn Whitaker-Nelson
KAT Residency Artist Talk; July 22; Crystalyn Whitaker- Nelson KAT
Residency Artist Workshop; Aug. 4, Glo Fest at Riverfront, Shreveport.
JULY 13, 20 & 27: PROVENANCE POP-UP THURSDAYS: Food
truck of the week. July 23, Dripp Hot Chicken; July 20, Masshole
Lobster Truck; July 27, Hot Dawg Hut. Provenance Clubhouse and Greenleaf
Park. 1955 Woodberry Ave., Shreveport.
JULY 14-15: RED RIVER BALLON RALLY: This
year the rally is indoors. Family-friendly event, featuring AEP SWEPCO
kid zones, tethered ballon rides and entertainment suitable for all
ages. Each night live entertainment, food, retail vendors and magical
balloon glow at dusk. Louisiana Downs, Bossier City.
JULY 13 - AUG. 8: ROBINSON FILM CENTER: July
13, RFC Trivia, 6:30 p.m.; July 18, “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington,”
10:30 a.m. and “Wild Strawberries,” 6 p.m.; July 21, “Barbie” and
“Oppeneimer”; July 25, “Fatal Attraction” dinner and movie series, 6
p.m.; Aug. 4, “Dredd” at 9 p.m.; Aug. 8, dinner and movie series “Hitch”
at 6 p.m. For more information, call 318-459-4122 or go to
robinsonfilcenter.org. 617 Texas St., 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.
AUG. 17 - NOV. 18: BROOKSHIRE GROCERY ARENA: Aug.
17, Snoop Dogg; Sept. 7, Lauren Daigle; Sept. 16, Maxwell; Sept. 29 -
Oct. 1, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey; Nov. 3, Katt Williams;
Nov. 18, National Black Rodeo Finals. For more information, go to www.info@ brooshiregroceryarena.com. 2000 Brookshire Arena Drive. Bossier City.
AUG. 18 - SEPT. 24 : SHREVEPORT CONVENTION CENTER EVENTS: From
Aug. 18 -20, Geek’d Con 2023; Sept. 14, Texas Cornhole League
Tournament; Sept. 22-24, Inkin Shreveport Tattoo Festival; 400 Caddo
AUG. 31 - NOV. 10: MUNICIPAL EVENTS: Aug.
31, Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening; Sept. 14, Jason Isbell + The
400 Unit; Oct. 10, Gov’t Mule - Peace … Like a River Tour; Oct. 19,
Bluey’s Big Play; Oct. 21, Theory of a Deadman & Skillet:
Rock Resurrection Tour with Saint Asonia; Oct. 25, Joe Bonamassa; Nov.
2, Buddy Guy - The Legend - Damn Right Farewell; Nov. 4, Keeping It
Country Live & Sons of AMVETS Veteran Tribute; Nov. 10, Disney
Junior Live: Costume Palooza; 705 Grand Ave., Shreveport.
SEPT. 8 - 9: RED RIVER QUILTERS SHOW: 200+
quilts and quilted items on display at the Louisiana State Fair Grounds
Ag Building. Silent auction quilted items and handmade items for sale
with a merchant mall. Admission: $10, ages 11 through adult; $5, ages
5-10; under 5 free. Friday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Sat., 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
For more information, www.redriverquilters.com. 3721 Hudson Ave., Shreveport.
SEPT. 9: BUNCO BASH: The
Renzi Education and Art Center will host the 14th annual high-energy
event where you have the opportunity to win exciting prizes playing
Bunco, bid on unique silent auction items, listen to live music, and
multi-disciplinary arts programing. 6 - 10 p.m. at Bally’s Shreveport
Casino and Hotel. For tickets, visit BuncoBash2023.Eventbrite.com.
SEPTEMBER 23-24: CATAHOULA WINE MIXER: Outdoor event celebrating wine, cuisine and music from different regions of the world, transforming Provenance Neighborhood into a worldly theme. For more information, call Matt Snyder at 318-272-3139 or www.CatahoulaWineMixer.com. 1968 Bridgewater Ave., Shreveport.
I SUMMER CAMPS
THROUGH JULY 28: SCI-PORT SUMMER CAMPS: Sci-Port
Discover Center Summer Camps range from half days to all day. Find your
child’s interest: 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.
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 28-30: SUMMER CAMP PRODUCTIONS OF MADAGASCAR & THE ARISTOCATS. Stage Center presents the productions of the Junior Edition of Madagascar and“The Aristocats (Kids Edition). $15 Madagascar Jr., $10 The Aristcats Kids. Tickets available at StageCenterLA.com or call/text 318-218-9978. Marjorie Lyons Playhouse at Centenary College. 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.; 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.
JULY 21-30: “ANYTHING GOES”: The Shreveport Little Theatre will thrill the audience with a hilarious, high-energy tap dancing of the music of Cole Porter in this delicious and de-lovely musical. Tickets $30. Reserved seating and time go to SLT’s box office: 812 Margaret Place or call 318-424-4439 or email www.shreveportlittletheatre.com. 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport.