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THROUGH OCT. 21: THE ART OF DOMINIQUE MCLEMORE AND JOE BLUHM: Discover the soulstirring artistry of Dominique McLemore at “HUEMANEiTY” exhibition and “CUMULUS,” a collection of animation projects and illustrated stores by Joe Bluhm in downtown Shreveport at Artspace. 708 Texas St., Shreveport.

THROUGH OCT. 31: NECROMANOR HAUNTED HOUSE: Funhouse of fear will be open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Oct. 29. The final days will be the 30th and Tuesday the 31st. Show is for all ages. Fri/Sat. cost is $15 and $10 Sunday. 7 p.m. to midnight Fridays. 6 p.m. - midnight Saturdays, and 6 - 10 p.m. Sundays. 505 Boardwalk Blvd, Bossier City.

THROUGH NOV. 19: LINE, FORM, FASHION! THE ART OF STYLE: This exhibition features 40+ works of fine and poster art ranging from Jane Atché and René Gruau to Michel Canetti and Christian Dior. In addition to these pieces from the museum’s permanent collection, five Shreveport professional photographers have been asked to create work inspired by this exhibition to be displayed alongside the museum's artwork. Free and open to the public. R.W. Norton Art Gallery. 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport.

THROUGH DEC. 2: FALL EXHIBITION AT THE MEADOWS: Two exhibitions – “Visual Gumbo” by Terry Konrath; “From Now on We’re StarDust” by Jude Williams ’26 – will open to the public until Dec. 2, . “South Realism X” by Edgar Cano through Oct. 27 and “Simulacrum” by Jessica Hawkins from Oct. 31 through Dec. 2. Two additional exhibitions – “Chasing the Tiger: A Commentary on Colonial Fantasy,” curated by Ben Vazquez ’24 and Emerson Horne ’24, and “Nature’s Wonders” by the Shreveport Art Club – will open on Oct. 16 and run through Dec. 2. For more information, visit themeadowsmuseum.com. 2911 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport.

OCT. 13 - NOV. 18: “HOODOOS”: Mark Charleville’s works will be on display at the Bossier Arts Lower Gallery. Mark is a Louisiana-based painter whose focus is on the life, folklore and mysteries of the South. He will also host two screenings of “Hoodoos in the Woods.” First screening, Oct. 13, at 6 p.m. 630 Barksdale Blvd, Bossier City.

OCT. 21: WILLIS KNIGHTON MASTERWORKS SERIES: The Shreveport Symphony Orchestra will perform an American Family Concert with a tribute to Elvis starring Victor Trevino, Jr., Graceland’s 2022 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Champion.

OCT. 30 - JAN. 1: PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION: Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Ellis Lucia and award-winning photographer Bevil Knapp will be at SAS Galleries. Opening reception from 5-8 p.m. Oct. 30 at Louisiana Boardwalk, Store 605, Bossier City.

NOV. 4: ART IN THE PARK: A public event by Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation and the Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park from 12 - 4 p.m. Follow on Facebook, Art in the Park.


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.; Oct. 6, Flashback $10 cover; Oct. 13, Clay Logan $10 cover; Oct. 20, Red Chute Revue $10 cover; Oct. 27, Bulletproof $10 cover; Oct. 28, Halloween Party $10 cover; 5315 S. Lakeshore Drive, Shreveport. 318 635-8186.

BAYOU THUNDER: Live music. 1910 Market St., Shreveport. 318-848-7732.

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

CELEBRITY LOUNGE BALLY’S CASINO: DJs Friday and Saturday nights. Oct. 14, Cumbia Band, $15 cover; 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. Every Tuesday, big burgers, big blues and big times with Betty Lewis, 6-9 p.m.; 1601 N. Spring St., Shreveport. 318-226-1325.

FLAMES MEDITERRANEAN RESTAURANT: Live music 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.; Oct. 20, Joanie Nerrettig; 436 Ashley Ridge Blvd, Shreveport. 318-606-5380.

FRANK’S PIZZA: Live music from 6-9 p.m.: Oct. 3, Cole Vosbury and Amanda June; Oct. 10, Haley Brown; 6950 Fern Ave., Shreveport. 318-230-7130.

FROZEN PIROGUE: Live music 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.; Oct. 3, Aidan Johnston; Oct. 4, Will Fenton; Oct. 10, Barrett Pepper; Oct. 11, Clara McBroom; Oct. 17, Braydon Watts; Oct. 18, Jimmy Wooten; Oct. 19, Eli Howard & The Greater Good with Braydon Watts; Oct. 21, Insight; Oct. 24, Clay Logan; Oct. 25, Seth Bradford; 515 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. 318-459-6672.

HURRICANE ALLEY: Live music. Oct. 5, Stompbox; Oct. 6, Darrin Morris w/Kate Watson; Oct. 12, The Slurred Words; Oct. 13, David Daniels w/David Mitchell; Oct. 14, The True (Motley Crue Tribute) w/Stereo Drive ('80s Party); 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.

SAM’S TOWN CASINO: Live music from 7 p.m. - midnight; Oct. 6, Identity Crisis; Oct. 7, The Crawdads; Oct. 13, Living Proof; Oct. 14, Soul Grooves; Oct. 20, 8-Track w/Ricky Lynn Gregg; Oct. 21, The Crowd; Oct. 27, Shot Glass; Oct. 28, The Cartoons; 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 CUB LOUNGE AND GRILLE: Live music. 3002 Girard St., Shreveport. 318-861-6517.

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

THE SEVENTH TAP BREWING PROJECT: Live music from 6-9 p.m. 2640 Linwood Ave., Shreveport, La. 318-754-4471.

TIKI BAR AND GRILL: Live music from 6-9 p.m. 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.


OCT. 14 - NOV. 3: LOUISIANA GRANDSTAND: A night of music live on stage: Oct. 14, William Lee Martin’s “Comedy Stampede Tour”; Oct. 20, The Cox Family; Oct. 27, Zach Rushing; Nov. 3, Bart Crow. Tickets may be purchased at www.louisianagrandstand.com. WDC, 802 Margaret Place, Shreveport.

OCT. 15: CRAWFORD AND ASUNCION CONCERT: John-Henry Crawford with Victor Santiago Asuncion will perform at Couch Chapel of First Methodist Church. 3 p.m. Asuncion and Crawford recently performed at Carnegie Hall. Opening performance on this season's Texas Street Arts Series. 500 Common St., Shreveport.

OCT. 27 - 29 AND NOV. 3 - 5: MY WAY: A TRIBUTE TO THE MUSIC OF FRANK SINATRA: The Shreveport Little Theatre is paying tribute to Frank Sinatra with over 55 of his songs. Oct. 27, 28 and Nov. 3 and 4 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 29 and Nov. 5 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $30 at www.shreveportlittletheatre.com or call SLT’s box office at 318-424-4439. 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport.

NOV. 4 AND 5: ”RHAPSODY IN VIEW”: The Downtown Shreveport Lions Club presents the Centenary Choir in “Rhapsody In View.” This 75th annual event will be at 7 p.m. Saturday night program and the 3 p.m. Sunday program. Tickets are $15 in advance and $17 at the door, students are $10 and purchased from Centenary Choir members, Downtown Shreveport Lions members, at Hurey School of Music on the Centenary campus at 318-869-5235, or all Porter Cleaners locations or just call 318-429-6887. The First Baptist Church, Shreveport at 543 Ockley Drive.


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” live 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 hosts this three-tiered program. Every first Saturday of the month is “Super Exercise Saturdays,” which includes three food trucks, hands-on 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.

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 OCT. 8: 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.

THROUGH OCT. 8: SUPER RETRIEVER SERIES: The best all-around retrievers and sporting dogs as well as the top high flying super dock dogs in the country will be competing. Over 150 dogs. WK Palmetto Clubhouse from Oct. 2-8. For dates and times go to www.SuperRetrieverSeries.com.

THROUGH OCT. 27: PUMPKIN PATCH AT PROVENANCE: Pick your perfect pumpkin and make lasting memories at the annual Great Pumpkin Patch. Open to the public. 4-7 p.m. Tues. - Thurs., 4-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Sat., 12 - 7 p.m. Sun. Closed Mon. Provenance neighborhood.

THROUGH OCT. 31: CORN MAZE & PUMPKIN PATCH: The Dixe Maze Farms Fall 2023 Festival includes activities such as: Fright night, non-haunted and haunted activities, pumpkins, field trips and murder mystery dinners. For tickets and more information, go to dixiemaze.com.

THROUGH OCT. 31: MUTINY AT THE AQUARIUM: The pirate adventure is back. Learn pirate skills and discover all kinds of cool (and creepy) sea creatures. Ramble over a creaky bridge, hoist the sails, hunt for pirate treasure, wonder down Sea Monster Alley and meet mermaids every Sunday in October from 1-3 p.m. Meet Captain Bones Mon.-Fri. from 1-4 p.m. and Sat./Sun from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. For more information and cost, go to info@shreveportquarium.com

OCT. 6 - DEC. 2: SHREVEPORT CONVENTION CENTER EVENTS: Oct. 6-8, Jurassic Quest; Oct. 21, Shreveport Nutcracker Market; Nov. 29-Dec. 2, Les Boutiques De Noel; 400 Caddo St., Shreveport.

OCT. 6: TWILIGHT TALKIES - “HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA”: Bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy a movie under the stars. Local food trucks beginning at 6 p.m. Movie begins at 7:15 p.m. Please no dogs, smoking or tobacco products at the event. Free and open to the public. Picnic allowed. R.W. Norton Art Gallery. 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport.

OCT. 7: THE BOSSIER CITY MAKERS FAIR: Shop local with 130+ handmade makers and vendors. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Free admission and parking. For more details, go to www.BossierCityMakersFair.com. Louisiana Boardwalk.

OCT. 7, 14, 21, 28 AND NOV. 4, 11: YOGA IN THE PARK WITH BLOOM: Fun flow, appropriate for all levels. Bring a yoga mat or a towel (and water). Cost: $20 a person or $30 per couple. Pay with cash day of or Venmo @bloomyoga318. Greenleaf Park in Provenance.

OCT. 10 - OCT 28 : ROBINSON FILM CENTER: Oct. 10, “Pee Wee’s Big Adventure,” 6 p.m., date night dinner/movie; Oct. 17, “Abbot & Costello Meet Frankenstein,” 10:30 a.m.; Oct. 27 and 28, “Rocky Horror Picture Show,” with shadow cast performance, 10 p.m. For more information, call 318-459- 4122 or go to robinsonfilcenter.org. 617 Texas St., Shreveport.

OCT. 10 - DEC. 7: MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM EVENTS: 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; Dec. 7, This is Jesus: A Christmas Worship Concert; 705 Grand Ave., Shreveport.

OCT. 12: THURSDAY IN THE PARK: Do a little shopping, grab dinner and dessert, then spread out on the lawn with family and friends and experience what Provenance has to offer. 4 - 8 p.m. Vendors, music and food trucks announced at www.yourprovenance.com. Greenleaf Park in Provenance.

OCT. 14: ZOMBIE WALK: Feel the electrified pulse of the living undead coursing through your brain at the 2023 SBC Zombie Walk: Zom • Beatz! 4-9 p.m. The NWLA Food Bank will be collecting food donations and LifeShare Blood Center will be there also. Macabre vendor market, delicious food trucks, electrified beats, awesome door prizes, costume contest and much more. East Bank District and Plaza, Bossier City.

OCT. 14: HISPANIC HERITAGE FESTIVAL 2023: Live music, vibrant dancing and mouthwatering cuisine. From Mexico’s tantalizing tacos and refreshing alas frescos to Honduras’ savory ballads, El Salvador’s beloved pupas, Venezeuela’s delectable flour and corn empanadas, and Nicaragua’s traditional vigoron. Also enjoy the authentic taste of Colombia with arroz con leech, empanadas and their renowned coffee, and savor the rich flavors of Cuba with a cup of their aromatic coffee. Begins at 5 p.m. at the Shreveport Aquarium and the riverfront. Cost at EventBrite.com. Tables for eight, $800. Cash bar. For more information, visit Eventbrite.com or HHANWLA.org.

OCT. 14: HISPANIC HERITAGE FESTIVAL AFTER PARTY: Bally’s Shreveport Casino and Hotel will be hosting a after party for the Hispanic Heritage Festival at Celebrity Lounge with live performance by Frequenzia, the area's best party Cumbia band. Begins at 10 p.m. $15 cover. Must be 21+. 3-8 p.m. pop-up cocktail bar with tequila and rum cocktails. For more information go to www.ballysshreveport.com.

OCT. 15: GOLDEN GOAL GALA: The Shreveport Mudbugs hockey booster club announces its inaugural Golden Goal Gala, an exclusive, sit-down dinner and cash bar that is limited to 200 guests. The business formal event will include a raffle, silent auction and dinner. From 5 - 9 p.m. For more information, contact Beth Woods at 318-540-9429 or email bethewoods2017@gmail.com.

OCT. 17: PUMPKIN SHINE ON LINE: Returning for its 31st year, Southfield School and SPAR will feature more than 80 Halloween displays, performances from local school groups and food from Shreveport eateries. 4-8 p.m. Admission is free. Free iShuttle transportation to the event from Sears parking lot at Mall St. Vincent. For more information, visit www.southfieldschool.org or contact Southfield School’s Marketing Assistant, Allie Johnston, at ajohnston@southfield-school.org or 318-213-6335. Betty Virginia Park, Shreveport.

OCT. 19: WITCHES’ RIDE OF MINDEN: Think whimsical bike ride with ladies from all across north Louisiana dressed in their spookiest and most festive garb. Over 300+ participants expected. Monies raised will go toward a community park. $45 for witches’ ride and block party. $10 block party only (kids, free). For more information, call Katie Theriot, 318-278-1881.

OCT. 20: RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE NIGHT OF THE LIVING DRAG: A nationwide tour, the 12th annual Halloween show will be hosted by Yvie Oddly, the 11th season winner of “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” Joining “the queen of curiosities,” Jaida Essence Hall, Icesis Couture, Tayce, Plastique Tiara, Angeria Paris VanMicheals, Denali Foxx, Rose and Jorgeous. For more information and tickets, https://vossevents.com/night-of-the-living-drag-2023/. Shreveport Municipal Center.

OCT. 21-28: LOGAN MANSION PARANORMAL EXPERIENCE: Nothing staged, while working side by side with real paranormal investigators. Location will be disclosed 24 hours before the investigation begins. With a limited number to attend this event, call ahead to book your experience. For more information, call 318-210-1007. 725 Austen Place, Shreveport.

OCT. 26: DOGTOBERFEST: The Robinson’s Rescue will be hosting Dogtoberfest at Great Raft Brewing for the 15 years Robinson has been serving the community with free and low cost spay and neuter services. For more information and how to help, go to https://Dogtoberfest.givesmart.com. 1251 Dalzell St., Shreveport.

OCT. 26: SENIOR DAY EXPO: The 13th annual “Senior Day Expo” will be held at the Louisiana State Fair’s Hirsch Coliseum, Shreveport, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Free admission and parking. Entertainment, presentations, hundreds of giveaways, hundreds of door prizes, many health screenings, vaccines and valuable information from over 100 exhibitors. For more information, call 318-636-5510 or email Gary Calligas at gary. calligas@gmail.com.

OCT. 26: INDEPENDENCE BOWL KICKOFF: The Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl Kickoff Dinner with Paul Skenes will be held at the Shreveport Convention Center. Doors open and cocktail hour, 6 p.m. Buffet opens at 6:15 p.m. with program beginning at 7 p.m. Individual tickets are $50. Table of eight, $400 and can be purchased at RadianceTechnologiesIndependenceBowl.com/shop or by calling their office, 318-221-0712.

OCT. 26: GOLF CLASSIC: The Bossier Chamber’s Golf Classic, “Around The World in 18 Holes,” will be at the Golf Club at Stonebride. Your team of four golfers will “travel the world” one hole at a time, while sampling food and drink that represents a different country. Tee time is at 12:30 p.m. For more information, contact Terri Mathews at gumbeauxshows@gmail.com. 301 Stonebridge Blvd, Bossier City.

OCT. 28: NORTHWEST LOUISIANA OUT OF DARKNESS WALK: Benefitting the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, this walk will take place at Betty Virginia Park. Teams and individuals may participate. Registering for the walk is free; donations accepted. To register: https://www.afsp.org/nwla. For more information, contact Christie Waldrop at cnl9102@gmail.com.

NOV. 1: GINGERBREAD HOUSE: The Partners In Prevention 2023 Luncheon’s guest speaker will be Kara Robinson Chamberlain, kidnapping and assault survivor. Kara’s story has been told by the Oxygen Network and Lifetime. 12 noon - 1:30 p.m. Tickets: $125 per person / $1,500 table for 10. For more information on tickets or sponsorships, call 318-674-2900 or www.gingerbreadhousecac.org. Sam’s Town Hotel and Casino.

NOV. 2: ATHENA LEADERSHIP AWARDS LUNCHEON: The ATHENA International Leadership Award is presented to an individual who demonstrates the qualities embodied in the ATHENA Leadership Model by the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce. The 33rd award luncheon will be from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Sam’s Town Hotel & Casino. 315 Clyde Fant Pkwy. Shreveport.

NOV. 3: THE MAD SCIENTISTS’ BASH: Get ready for a “mad” evening and meet fellow mad scientists and go crazy over food, dancing, special made-in-a-laboratory cocktail concoctions and science-related activities. Come dressed in explosive or electric cocktail chic or don a classic white lab coat and be prepared to be thrilled. 7-11 p.m. Price: $150 per ticket. For more information, call 318-424-3466. Sci-Port Discovery Center. 820 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport.

NOV. 3 - NOV. 18: BROOKSHIRE GROCERY ARENA: 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.

NOV. 9: THURSDAY IN THE PARK: Do a little shopping, grab dinner and dessert, then spread out on the lawn with family and friends and experience what Provenance has to offer. 4 - 8 p.m. Vendors, music and food trucks announced at www.yourprovenance.com. Greenleaf Park in Provenance.


OCT. 4 - 7: “DRACULA: A FEMINIST REVENGE FANTASY”: Marjorie Lyons Playhouse with Kate Hamill’s reimagined Bram Stoker’s classic novel. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $20 for adults; $15 seniors/military; $10 for students with ID. Visit centenary.edu/mlptickets to purchase. Marjorie Lyons Playhouse.

OCT. 13 - NOV. 18: “THE THEATRE OF THE MIND”: Artists who were encouraged to give peeks into their thoughts and creative process: “How do you ‘make’?” Or “How do you ‘wonder’?” Whatever it looks like, let it be shown scene-by-scene for the world to see. Art work cost $100. Opening reception, Oct. 13 from 6-8 p.m. For form and more information, contact the Bossier Arts Council at 318-741-8310 or www.bossierarts.org.

OCT. 20-22 AND 27-29: AGATHA CHRISTIE’S “MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS”: The BackAlley Community Theatre in Grand Cane is proud to announce their 23rd season with a train full of remarkable suspects and an alibi for each one. Fri. and Sat. at 7 p.m. and 2 p.m Sundays. Admission $15 per person. Tickets on sale Sept. 25. For more information, call 318-461-0201 or go to backalleygrandcane.com. 1902 W. Main St., Grand Cane.


Check out "RuPaul's Drag Race Night of the Living Drag" Oct. 20 at the Municipal Auditorium.


Pick your perfect pumpkin at the Pumpkin Patch at Provenance through Oct. 27.


Gingerbread House guest speaker Kara R. Chamberlain will speak Nov. 1 at the 2023 luncheon.


Can you brave the Necromanor Haunted House through Oct. 31?


Feel electrified at Zombie Walk 2023 Oct. 14 at East Bank District and Plaza.


"Hoodoos," an exhibition of art by Mark Charleville's, will be on display at Bossier Arts Center Oct. 13 - Nov. 18.


The Red River Revel invites you to experience music, art and fun through Oct. 8.


Dee-1 performs at the Red River Revel Oct.6 from 8:30-10 p.m. on the Chase Main Stage.


"South Realism X" by Edgar Cano will be on display at the Meadows Museum of Art through Oct. 27.


Robinson's Rescue will host Dogtoberfest Oct. 26 at Great Raft Brewing.


Learn how to be a pirate at the Aquarium's Mutiny through Oct. 31.


Joanie Nerrettig performs Oct. 20 at Flames Mediterranean Restaurant.


A classic at Robinson Film Center, "Rocky Horror," Oct. 27 at 7 p.m.


John-Henry Crawford will perform Oct. 15 at Couch Chapel of First Methodist Church.


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