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THROUGH FEB. 28: FUN VISITATIONS: The Louisiana State Exhibit Museum presents the work of Dr. Pat Sewell. The exhibition is of oil paintings, graphic works and found object sculptures. For more information, visit www.laexhibitmuseum.org. 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport.

THROUGH MARCH 16: LIVING THE UNKNOWN: Three artists – Sara Rastegar, Nida Bangash and Fatemeh Hosseini – encourage the audience to experience a deeper understanding of the shared human experience of adaptation and transformation, both physically and mentally. A celebration of the incredible bravery and resilience required to embark on a new journey.

THROUGH MARCH 16: FELL THIS LAND: A series of photographs and literature by Bossier Parish Community College’s own adjunct professor, Tamrin Ingram, who uses the power of myth and storytelling to explore the impact of rural pesticide pollution on the environment, as well as those living within it. The Donna Service Gallery at BPCC. For more information, contact Kelly McDade at kmcdade@bpcc.edu. 6220 East Texas St., Bossier City.

THROUGH MARCH 30: DENTATURE EXHIBITION: The sculptures of Michael Scogin will be on display at SAS Gallery. For more information, go to www.sasgallerie.com. 605 Boardwalk Blvd., Bossier City.


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: Open Tues. and Thurs. from 4-9 p.m. Live music every Friday night 4-11 p.m. and Sat. From 3-11 p.m.; Feb. 9, Easy Band, 7-10 p.m. $10 cover (Fundraiser dinner $20); Feb. 10, dart tournament at 7:30 p.m. $10 per person.; Feb. 16, Red Chute Revue, 7-10 p.m. $10 cover; Feb. 17 fundraiser and dart tournament, 7:30 p.m. $10 per person; Feb. 23, Raven Band, 7-10 p.m. $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. Feb. 9, Aspen Leigh; Feb. 10, Trey Gauthreaux; 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.; Feb. 7, Braydon Watts; Feb. 8, Ben Abshire; Feb. 9, Derrick McClendon; Feb. 10, Mojo; 515 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. 318-459-6672.

HURRICANE ALLEY: Live music. 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 and After Work Thursdays with DJ ELaw from 6-10 p.m.; Feb. 9, Shot Glass; Feb. 10, Eric Craig; Feb. 16, The Slurred Words; Feb. 17, Jason Ashley; Feb. 23, The Lost Boys; Feb. 24, 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.

SWEET CAROLINE’S DUELING PIANO BAR: Live music. Every Tue. music bingo from 7 p.m. - midnight. Every Wed. Karaoke from 7 p.m. - midnight. Every Thurs. and Sat. Dueling Pianos from 7 p.m. - 2 a.m. 630 Boardwalk Blvd., Bossier City. 318-599-2759.

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.; Feb. 9, Micheal Brown; Feb. 16, Jesse Rawlinson; Feb. 23, Sonny and Jenn. 1207 Shreveport-Barksdale Hwy., Shreveport. 318-869-2422.


FEB 9 - APRIL 12: LOUISIANA GRANDSTAND: A night of music live on stage: Feb. 9, Jason Boland; Feb. 22, Kolton Moore & The Clever Few; Feb. 24, Mo Pitney; March 2, Ward Davis; March 16, The Wilder Blue; March 23, Marty Stuart and The Fabulous Superlatives; April 12, The Castellows. Tickets may be purchased at www.louisianagrandstand.com. WDC, 802 Margaret Place, Shreveport.

FEB. 23: “LA PETITE BOHEME”: A no-fills ninety-minute version with piano accompaniment that perfectly captures the spirit of Puccini’s masterpiece. A staged production, where the cast will act and sing the highlights of one of the most popular Italian operas of all time. 7 p.m. Ticket: $35 general admission. For more information, www.shreveportopera.org or call 318-227-9503. The Catholic Center, 3500 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport.


ONGOING: ART GLASS CLASSES. Ed’s Emporium announces classes: Basic Stained Glass 101, Thursday night, March 21 or Saturday afternoon, Feb. 10.; Introduction to Glass Fusing: Three-Saturday workshop beginning March 16. Introduction to Mosaics: Four-class session beginning March 16 with three different projects. Walk-in fusing is anytime Ed’s is open and is a project for all ages. Fused Glass Lantern Class: Feb. 3 and no experience needed; Fused Glass Jellyfish Wind Chimes Class starts Jan. 20 with no experience; Stained glass orientation workshop: 2 - 2.5-hour orientation workshop to build your own clear, beveled glass piece: Thursday, Jan. 18 or March 7, with no experience needed. Call 318-742-6555 or www.edsemporium.com for more classes and information. 2000 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.

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.

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.

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. 1120 Texas Ave., Shreveport.


FEB. 8: LIFE SAVERS GALA: Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport - Feist Weiller Cancer Center is hosting the annual Life Savers fundraiser at Louisiana State Exhibit Museum from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. A celebration and opportunity to raise vital funds for North Louisiana’s only academic cancer center. For more information and individual tickets, visit: lsuhsfoundation.org/lifesavers.

FEB. 9 - FEB. 29 : ROBINSON FILM CENTER: Feb. 9, “The Teachers’ Lounge;” Feb. 13, “House Party,” 8 p.m.; Feb. 16, “Fremont” at 9 p.m.; Feb. 20, “That Touch of Mink,” at 10:30 a.m., movie and lunch; Feb. 21, “Better Than Fine,” 7 p.m.; Feb. 23-29, Black History Month Series; Feb. 27, “Serendipity,” at 6 p.m., dinner and movie; For more information, call 318-459-4122 or go to robinsonfilcenter.org. 617 Texas St., Shreveport.

FEB. 9: KREWE OF OCEANUS PARADE: The Krewe Of Oceanus Mardi Gras parade will be held around Mall St. Vincent at 7 p.m. Admission is free. Food vendors will be on site. Walking groups, bands, floats and more. 1133 St. Vincent Ave., Shreveport.

FEB. 10: 18TH ANNUAL RED RIVER MARDI GRAS BASH: The Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau will host the annual event during the Krewe of Gemini parade in downtown Shreveport. A unique parade day experience offers VIP treatment and “behind-the-scenes” access for groups during one of the largest Mardi Gras parades in Louisiana.

FEB. 10: KREWE OF GEMINI PARADE: Masked revelers on floats and marchers respond to the age old cry, “Throw me something, Mister!” by tossing beads, toys and trinkets. Parade begins on Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport.

FEB. 10: GALENTINES BRUNCH CELEBRATION: A love filled extravaganza with music, delicious food and delightful surprises. Let your heart skip a beat as you dance the morning away with your friends. Tickets $45 at Eventbrite. Doors open at 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. 1529 Texas Ave. Shreveport.

FEB. 10: ARK-LA-TEX GENEALOGICAL ASSOCIATION MONTHLY MEETING: Guest speaker is Chandra Lester, family historian who will speak on “The League of Their Own, Let’s Play Ball” (early 20th century African-American baseball in Shreveport). 1-3 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 318-746-1851 or visit www.altgenealogy.com. Bossier History Center. 2206 Beckett St., Bossier City.

FEB. 11: KREWE OF HIGHLAND PARADE: Shreveport’s most eccentric krewe is famous for throwing hot dogs, packs of ramen noodles and moon pies. Parade begins at Gilbert Drive and Ockley Drive, Shreveport and rolls through historic Highland neighborhood.

FEB. 13: FAT TUESDAY CHILDREN’S PARADE: The Children’s Parade will be held at Pierre Bossier Mall at 6 p.m. Admission is free.

FEB. 13: WORLD WAR TUESDAY: Black History Month talk “We Shall Overcome.” 10:30 a.m. Free and open to the public. Friendly and informal environment. Bossier Parish Libraries History Center, 2206 Beckett St., Bossier City.

FEB. 16: OPERA NIGHT DINNER: Beautiful music and dinner featuring the cast of “La Petite Bohème.” 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $100 and include dinner, entertainment and two drink tickets for beer/wine. For more information, www.shreveportopera.org or call 318-227-9503. East Ridge Country Club, 1000 Stewart Ave., Shreveport.

FEB. 17: LOCO FEST 2024: Over 30 comedians submitted entries to be voted by the community. Only the top 10 will perform live at the East Bank Theatre. One comedian will win to be crowned Local Comedy Champion. Each comedian has two chances to win the crowd. 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets $20 on the DTTS website. For more information, dttscompany@gmail.com. East Bank Theatre, Bossier City.

FEB. 17 - MARCH 22: BROOKSHIRE GROCERY ARENA: Feb. 17, Bulls Bands and Barrels; March 2, Blake Shelton; March 8, Whiskey Myers; March 22, Lynryd Skynyrd and ZZ Top. www.info@brooshiregroceryarena.com. 2000 Brookshire Arena Drive, Bossier City.

FEB. 17: LOUISIANA SATURDAY NIGHT: American Legion Post 14 will host a Boys & Girls State Fundraiser from 6-9 p.m. $15 per ticket or $25 per couple ($5 increase the day of the event) by calling 318-635-8186 or alegionpost14@yahoo.com. Zydeco music by Pat Mason and Bayou Boogie. Red beans and rice or jambalaya is included with your ticket. 5315 S. Lakeshore Dr., Shreveport.

FEB. 22: BLACK HISTORY MONTH: A Black History Month talk and slideshow with Kevin Shannahan, reporter and photographer, and Henry Smith, researcher and author will present “Green Book Sites in Louisiana: Remnants and Recollections of a Segregated World.” 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. Bossier Parish Libraries History Center, 2206 Beckett St., Bossier City.

FEB. 22: WAYNE CURTIS D’ART FUNDRAISER: Eighty-five amazing art selections from 2023 Revel Artists with all funds going towards the jury awards for the Revel Artists. For a description of the event, visit redriverrevel.ticketspice.com. 5 p.m. happy hour., 6 p.m. dinner. General admission, $150. RiverView Theatre, Shreveport.

FEB. 28 - MAY 9: MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM EVENTS: Feb. 28, CeCe Winans, The Goodness Tour, Showtime at 7 p.m.; March 22, Shreveport Comedy Festival, Showtime at 8 p.m.; May 9, Casting Crowns, Showtime at 7 p.m. 705 Grand Ave., Shreveport.

MARCH 2: ROBINSON’S RESCUE BEST IN SHEAUX: Masters of ceremonies Mrs. Biskie Duncan and Sheriff Steve Prator will preside over one of Shreveport’s most anticipated events. Tickets, $100 and classy disco attire for a night of dogs and disco dancing, delicious food, cocktails and music. 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. at RiverView Hall, Shreveport.

MARCH 3: SHREVEPORT SYMPHONY AND PARKER VAN OSTRAN: The Shreveport Symphony Orchestra will perform a special event with the 2022 Wideman Piano Competition Gold Medal winner at 3:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. RiverView Theatre, Shreveport.

MARCH 7: VIRGINIA K. SHEHEE MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMAN: Holy Angels presents the annual event, and nominations are now being taken and will be announced mid-February. To nominate or purchase a ticket/table go to https://www.laholyangels.org/events/most-influential-woman/. 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m at East Ridge Country Club. 1000 Stewart Drive, Shreveport.

MARCH 9: ARK-LA-TEX GENEALOGICAL ASSOCIATION MONTHLY MEETING: Guest speaker is Philip Adderley, genealogist and lecturer who will speak on “An Origin Theory: Using sparse findings and indirect evidence to propose a multi-family migration, 1730-1850, Barbados to North Carolina to Mississippi. 1-3 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 318-746-1851 or visit www.altgenealogy.com. Bossier History Center. 2206 Beckett St., Bossier City.

MARCH 14: CELEBRITY WAITER DINNER: The Norwela Council, Boy Scouts of America, will host the second annual celebrity waiter dinner at Sam’s Town Hotel and Casino. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. Tickets are $125 each or $225 per couple. Table sponsorship are $1,000 and can be purchased at Eventbrite. For more information, contact Tom Wiuff at Thomas.wiuff@scouting.org or call 318-868-2774.


FEB. 9-17: NEIL SIMON’S CHAPTER TWO: The BackAlley Community Theatre in Grand Cane, La, is proud to announce the first production of 2025. George and Jennie are in love, utterly perfect for each other, and are getting married – but, there are just a few problems: one being, they’ve been dating for two weeks! Friday and Saturday, Feb. 9-17 at 7 p.m., Sun. Feb. 11 and Sat., Feb. 17 at 2 p.m. Ticket are $15 and can be purchased at backalleygrandcane.com or call 318-461-0202. 1902 W. Main St., Grand Cane.

FEB. 23-25 AND MARCH 1-3: “DIAL ‘M’ FOR MUDER”: A play by Frederick Knott and directed by Mary Joris will perform at the Shreveport Little Theatre. Feb. 23, 24, March 1, 2 at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25 and Mar. 2 at 2 p.m. Tickets at 318-424-4439 or www.ShowTix4U.com. 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport.

MARCH 13: “COME FROM AWAY”: The stirring and inspiring musical takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of the small town in Newfoundland that opened their homes to 7,000 stranded travelers on 9/11. Celebrate the best of humankind at The Strand. 8 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at 318-226-8555 or thestrandtheatre.com. 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport.

SPECIAL EVENTS: Shreveport Symphony and Parker Van Ostrand will perform a special event March 3 at Riverview Theatre.

ART/EXHIBITS: Tamrin Ingrim’s “Fell This Land” photography exhibit will be displayed through March 16 at Donna Service Gallery.

SPECIAL EVENTS: Black History Month offerings include “World War Tuesday" on Feb. 13 and “Green Book Sites in Louisiana: Remnants and Recollections of a Segregated World” on Feb. 22. Bossier Parish Libraries History Center.

THEATRE: Neil Simon’s "Chapter Two” will entertain at Back Alley Theatre in Grand Cane Feb. 9-17.

SPECIAL EVENTS: Robinson Film Center presents “The Teachers Lounge” on Feb. 9.

SPECIAL EVENTS: Mardi Gras parades will roll with Oceanus, Gemini, and the Krewe of Highland on Feb. 9, 10, and 11, respectively.

|A| ART/EXHIBITS: Enjoy a “Fun Visitation” exploring the whimsical works of Dr. Pat Sewell.

|B| ART/EXHIBITS: “Denature” exhibition features the sculptures of Michael Scogin through March 30 at SAS Gallery at the Boardwalk.

|C| ART/EXHIBITS: Three artists share a celebration of bravery and “Living the Unknown” in their exhibit at Artspace through March 16.

THEATRE: “Dial M for Murder” will keep you guessing Feb.23-25 and March 1-3.


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