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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. “Simulacrum” by Jessica Hawkins 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 run through Dec. 2. For more information, visit themeadowsmuseum.com. 2911 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport.

THROUGH DEC. 28: WINTER EXHIBITION AT LOUISIANA STATE EXHIBIT MUSEUM: This winter exhibit will feature works depicting wild and domestic animals, and students from Mud Mavens will exhibit their stoneware and porcelain clays. 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport.

THROUGH DEC. 30: SNO GLO EXHIBITION: The dazzling world of Sno Glo at artspace. An exhibition of artists-made snowflakes will dazzle and delight. 708 Texas St., Shreveport.

THROUGH JAN. 1: PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION: Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Ellis Lucia and award-winning photographer Bevil Knapp will be at SAS Galleries. Louisiana Boardwalk, Store 605, Bossier City.

THROUGH JAN. 23: LINDA MOSS EXHIBIT: The Agora Borealis will host an artists’ showcase. For more information, call 318-268-3011. 421 Lake St., Shreveport.

NOV. 30 - JAN. 7: SING A SONG OF CHEER - A NORTON HOLIDAY EXHIBITION: Paired with your favorite holiday tunes, discover the origins of well-known Christmas favorites, like “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and “Frosty the Snowman.” Uncover the history of Jack Frost and learn how a cranky old Grinch became one of the most endearing holiday characters. Live music by Haley Brooke. Delicious holiday beverages and art from the Norton’s permanent collection and featured local artists. 5-7 p.m. Free and open to the public. 4747 Creswell, Ave., Shreveport.

DEC. 1 - JAN. 26: “ARTIFEX AND COPPISE”: James Nelson and his solo exhibition “Artifex & Coppise” will be at the East Bank Gallery. A collection of acrylic spectrum and forest turned plank from sustainable harvesting adorned and assembled for visual pleasure. Opening reception Dec. 8 from 6-8 p.m. For more information, call 318-741-8310 or www.bossierarts.org. 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.

DEC. 1 - JAN. 26: “THE IMMERSION OF MUSE”: Yolanda Barnes and her solo show, “The Immersion of Muse,” proudly make their way into the Bossier Arts Lower Gallery. Yolanda loves to depict her subjects in bold colors or themes that express her cultural heritage as an African American woman. Opening reception Dec. 8 from 6-8 p.m. For more information, call 318-741-8310 or www.bossierarts.org. 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.

DEC. 6: JACOB CHERAMIE EXHIBIT: The Agora Borealis will host a reception for artist Jacob Cheramie at The Corner Lounge from 5-8 p.m. 800 Louisiana 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.; 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. 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.; 436 Ashley Ridge Blvd, Shreveport. 318-606-5380.

FRANK’S PIZZA: Live music from 6-9 p.m.: 6950 Fern Ave., Shreveport. 318-230-7130.

FROZEN PIROGUE: Live music 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.; Nov. 29, Seth Bradford; Dec. 5, Clara McBroom; Dec. 6, Alex Troegel; Dec. 12, Clay Logan; Dec. 13, Patrick Owens; Dec. 19, Seth Bradford; 515 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. 318-459-6672.

HURRICANE ALLEY: Live music. Nov. 30, Mojo; Dec. 1, Chad Cooke w/Brodie McKinney; Dec. 2, Sunset Strip; Dec. 7, Anna Lees Revolver; Dec. 8, Cody Parks and The Dirty South; Dec. 9, Creed Fisher; Dec. 14, Eric Johanson; Dec. 15, Independence Bowl Pre-party Concert: Reputation (a tribute to Taylor Swift); 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; Dec. 1, Mark Trimier; Dec. 2, 8-Track & Ricky Lynn Gregg; Dec. 8, Jake Williams; Dec. 9, The Crawdads; Dec. 15, Chasin’ Benjamins; Dec. 16, The Hoodoos; Dec. 22, Sheila and the Caddo Kats; Dec. 23, Identity Crisis; Dec. 29; Shot Glass; Dec. 30, Southern Soul; Dec. 31, The Crowd from 8 p.m. - 1 a.m.; 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 Road, 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.

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


DEC. 3: “BIND ALL PEOPLES IN ONE HEART AND MIND: MUSIC AND POETRY FOR ADVENT”: Get your holiday season off to a beautiful start with the first program in Noel’s 2023-2024 Masterworks Series. This program weaves together music and poetry centered around the verses of “O Come, O Come Emmanuel” and features the combined choirs of Noel UMC and Broadmoor UMC as well as the Prisma Vocal Ensemble. Free and open to the public. Child care is provided. 6 p.m. at Noel UMC Sanctuary, 520 Herndon St., Shreveport.

DEC. 13: “THE CHER SHOW: A NEW MUSICAL”: A Tony Award-winning musical of her story, and it’s packed with so much Cher that it takes three women to play her: the kid starting out, the glam pop star and the icon. 7:30 p.m. For tickets or more information, call 318-226-8555 or www.thestrandtheatre.com. 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport.

DEC. 15: LOUISIANA GRANDSTAND: A night of music live on stage: Dec. 15, Dan Smalley, “A Country Christmas to Remember.” Tickets may be purchased at www.louisianagrandstand.com. WDC, 802 Margaret Place, Shreveport.

DEC. 16: JENNIFER MCMULLEN – MUSIC AND MEMORIES AT VILLAGE THEATER: Enjoy an evening of your classic favorites plus a few originals. 7 - 8:45 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at village-theater.ticketleap.com. 1035 2nd St., Grand Cane.

DEC. 16: 2023-24 WILLIS KNIGHTON MASTERWORKS SERIES, HOLIDAY POPS WITH LAURA OSNES: The sensational Laura Osnes will bring her own style to RiverView Theater, following Broadway roles in “Grease,” “South Pacific” and “Cinderella,” and appearances with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir on PBS. Conducted by Michael Butterman with the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra. Ticket prices: $29-$75. Children (12 and under) $10; students w/ID $15 and can be purchased at shreveportsymphony.com or call 318-227-TUNE (8863). 600 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport.

DEC. 17: HOLIDAY BRASS QUINTET AND STRINGS: The 2023-24 Noel Foundation Inc. Chamber Music Series will perform at LSUS Theater Auditorium. SSO string section, SSO brass quintet with Rick Rowell and Jake Walburn on trumpets; Tom Hundemer, horn; Michael Davidson on trombone; and J. Mark Thompson on bass trombone. 3 p.m. Free and open to the public.


ONGOING MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS: FRENCH TABLE: French table/La Table Francaise in the Jackson Hall Lobby is an opportunity for French speakers of all skill levels to gather and practice speaking French – sometimes with food and special themes. 6:30 p.m. Mondays and 7:45 p.m. Thursdays. Free and open to the public. Centenary College. 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: 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 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 DEC. 23: CHRISTMAS IN ROSELAND: Celebrating its 40th year, Christmas in Roseland is sure to be festive and bright with more-than-ever Christmas lights. The beautiful winter wonderland is a family tradition. Fireworks every Saturday, Santa in the garden for photos from 6-9 p.m., and you can ride the Roseland Express mini-train, roast marshmallows and more. Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 18, then nightly through Dec. 23. 5:30 - 10 p.m. For more information, www.ChristmasInRoseland.org or call 318-938-5402. 8877 Jefferson Paige Road, Shreveport.

THROUGH JAN. 28: SNO-PORT: Visitors from across the area have engaged in snow-themed, science-based activities housed in an interactive science “playground” known as “Sno-Port” at the Sci-Port Discovery Center since 2019. Sno-Port, redesigned annually, represents the imaginations and creations of local artists and has become a favorite holiday experience. 820 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport.

NOV. 29 - DEC. 23 : ROBINSON FILM CENTER: Nov. 29, “Never Alone For Christmas”; Dec. 1, “The Five Priests”; Dec. 1, “Godzilla: Minus One”; Dec. 12, “Gremlins”; Dec. 23, “The Grinch.” For more information, call 318-459-4122 or go to robinsonfilcenter.org. 617 Texas St., Shreveport.

NOV. 29 - JAN 1: SHREVEPORT CONVENTION CENTER EVENTS: Nov. 29-Dec. 2, Les Boutiques De Noel; Dec. 29 - Jan. 1, Rock the Clock New Year’s Eve Party begins at 9:30 p.m. - 2 a.m.; 400 Caddo St., Shreveport.

NOV. 30 AND DEC. 7, 14: THURSDAY POP- UP AT PROVENANCE: Shop local and find unique gifts for the holidays. One vendor will be featured each week at the clubhouse. Vendors will be announced at www.yourprovenance.com.

DEC. 1 - DEC. 9: CENTENARY EVENTS: Dec. 1, Christmas Candlelight service at Brown Chapel begins at 5:30 p.m., carols at 6 p.m.; Dec. 9, Holiday Makers Market at Meadows Museum from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

DEC. 2: THE LOGAN MANSION ARTISAN EVENT: A fabulous opportunity for the local artists but also for the guests who attend to purchase some amazing and unique pieces. Free and open to the public. Sweet treats, food, refreshments and speciality libations. 725 Austen Place, Shreveport.

DEC. 2 - DEC. 16: SHREVEPORT REGIONAL ARTS COUNCIL (SRAC) EVENTS: Dec. 2, Exercise in Caddo Common Park; Dec. 6, Downtown Artwalk and Sno Glo Cookie Contest; Dec. 9, Exercise in the Park; Dec. 10, Sundaes with the Sno Queen at Artspace; Dec. 15, Silent Night: Silent Disco at Artspace; Dec. 16, Exercise in the Park and a Merry TUBA Christmas in Caddo Common Park.

DEC. 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 21-23: BELIEVE LIGHTS THE NIGHT: Experience the magic of Christmas at the fourth annual event. Add a touch of enchantment to your holiday season with the ultimate interactive Christmas journey through the biggest, brightest and most beautifully decorated place in town. Receive a magic motion-activated Christmas wand that turns on lights, makes music, lights a fireplace, creates reindeer footprints, jingles bells and more. Photo ops with Mrs. Claus, Glacielle the Snow Mermaid and Santa’s jolly elves and more. Sit with the big guy himself, too! 5-9 p.m. Shreveport Aquarium, 601 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport.

DEC. 3: VICKI’S DANCERS PRESENTS CHRISTMAS EXTRAVAGANZA: A Broadway-style dance production of a non-stop Christmas show that is sure to get you and your family in the Christmas spirit with different styles of dance and music. 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Strand Theatre. For tickets or more information, call 318-226-8555 or www.thestrandtheatre.com. 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport.

DEC. 6: CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY ARTWALK: Looking for fun, shopping and dining? Then join the Christmas Holiday Artwalk in downtown Shreveport. 5-8 p.m. Artspace will be action central for the evening, the scene of Sno Glo. The entire building will be dripping with artist-created snowflakes. Stop by the Agora Borealis for a shopping treat. Enjoy pop-up art market and the big holiday cookie competition and much more. For more details, go to downtownshreveport.com.

DEC. 7: CUT AND LIGHT: The Tobacco House presents Aganorsa Leaf Cigar for a cut-and-light with great offers of cigar deals, food, drinks and raffles. 6-9 p.m. For more information, call 318-425-9987. 9464 Mansfield Road, Shreveport.

DEC. 7 - FEB. 1: MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM EVENTS: Dec. 7, This is Jesus: A Christmas Worship Concert; Dec. 16, Cirque Musica - Holiday Wonderland; Feb. 1, Clint Black with Lisa Hartman-Black and Lilly Pearl Black; 705 Grand Ave., Shreveport.

DEC. 23: YOGIE AND FRIENDS CHRISTMAS BAKE SALE AND FUNDRAISER: Supporting a good cause with baked goods, Yogie merchandise and cool raffles. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Petco, 6596 Youree Drive, Shreveport.

JAN. 1: NEW YEAR’S DAY FIREWORKS: Celebrate 2024 with the annual fireworks display over Windrush Lake in Provenance. Enjoy food trucks and holiday treats. Free and open to the public. Fireworks around 5:30 p.m. For more information, www.yourprovenance.com.

JAN. 19 - MAR. 22: BROOKSHIRE GROCERY ARENA: Jan. 19-20, Kicker Monster Truck and Arenacross Show; Jan. 28, TobyMac; Feb. 2-3, LHSAA State Wrestling Tournament; Feb. 17, Bulls Bands and Barrels; March 2, Blake Shelton; March 8, Whiskey Myers; March 22, Lynryd Skynyrd and ZZ Top. For more information, go to www.info@brooshiregroceryarena.com. 2000 Brookshire Arena Drive. Bossier City.


DEC. 1: “A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS”: The Emmy and Peabody Award-winning story by Charles M. Schulz has warmed the hearts of millions of fans and will thrill at the Strand Theatre. 7 p.m. For tickets, call 318-226-8555 or www.thestrandtheatre.com. 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport.

DEC. 8 - 17: THE WINTER WONDERETTES: Shreveport Little Theatre announces The Wonderettes are back with the girls entertaining at holiday party, where Santa turns up missing. Featuring holiday classics for all ages. Tickets $30. For more information or tickets, call 318-424-4439 or go to www.shreveportlittletheatre.com. 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport.

DEC. 21 - 24: “A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL”: Stage Center announces their production of “A Christmas Story, The Musical,” their fourth time producing this Broadway blockbuster. Dec. 21 and 22 at 7 p.m., Dec. 23 at 2 and 7 p.m. and Dec. 24 at 2 p.m. Tickets go on sale Dec. 4 and are $30 for adults, $25 for seniors and $20 for students. For more information, call/text 318-218-9978 or StageCenterLA. com. Marjorie Lyons Playhouse on the Centenary College Campus. 2700 Woodlawn Ave., Shreveport.


"The Winter Wonderettes" arrive at Shreveport Little Theatre Dec. 8-17.


Stage Center presents "A Christmas Story, The Musical" Dec. 21-24 at Marjorie Lyons Playhouse.


Catch the dazzling world of Sno Glo through Dec. 30 at Artspace.


The Peanuts gang learns the meaning of Christmas in "A Charlie Brown Christmas" Dec. 1 at the Strand Theatre.


The Louisiana State Exhibit Museum presents an exhibit depicting wild and domestic animals through Dec. 28.


Laura Osnes performs Broadway tunes and more with the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra Dec. 16.


"This Is Jesus: A Christmas Workshop Concert" will be presented Dec. 6 at the Municipal Auditorium.


Catch the musical sounds of Seth Bradford Nov. 29 and Dec.19 at Frozen Pirogue.


The Crawdads rock the crowd at Sam's Town Casino on Dec. 9.


Students from Mud Mavens will exhibit their stoneware and porcelain works through Dec. 28 at the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum.


Santa helps supports a worthy cause at the Yogie and Friends Christmas Bake Sale and Fundraiser on Dec. 23.


Bake Santa's favorite snack in the Sno Glo cookie competition Dec. 6 at Artspace.


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