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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 27: 2023-2024 BOSSIER PARISH STUDENT ART SHOW: The annual showcase of student work is an opportunity for the organization to shine a spotlight on the burgeoning artists coming out of Bossier Parish Schools. Teachers, students, parents and art lovers are invited to see the incredible display of talent. Bossier Arts Council’s East Bank Gallery. 630 Barksdale Blvd., 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. 23, Raven Band, 7-10 p.m. $10 cover; March 1, Flashback, 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. 23, Seth Bradford; Feb. 24, Aidan Johnston; 501 Barksdale Blvd, Bossier City. 318-584-7169.

CELEBRITY LOUNGE BALLY’S CASINO: DJs Friday and Saturday nights. March 2, Charles Tucker; March 16, Identity Crisis; 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. 21, Derrick McClendon; Feb. 22, Jimmy Wooten; Feb. 23, Haley Brooke; Feb. 24, Cody Cooke; Feb. 27, Clara McBroom; Feb. 28, Caden Wilson; Feb. 29, Al Boogie; 515 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. 318-459-6672.

HURRICANE ALLEY: Live music. March 9, Rock and Roll over Kiss Tribute; March 14, Shot Glass; 500 Ogilvie St., Bossier City.

LOUISIANA DOWNS: Live music. Starts at 6 p.m. Feb., 23, That Girl DJ; Feb., 24, Flashback 5. 8000 E. Texas St., Bossier City. 318-742-5555.

MARGARITAVILLE RESORT CASINO: Live music. March 1, Los Lonely Boys, ticketmaster.com; 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 1-888-743-6021.

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 (free entertainment) and After Work Thursdays with DJ ELaw from 6-10 p.m.; Feb. 23, The Lost Boys; Feb. 24, Identity Crisis; March 1, Lady Chazz and the Tramps; March 2, Quarter Shots; March 8, 8-Track; March 9, Barksdale Bubble; March 15 & 16, Billy Holt Band; March 22, The Cartoons; March 23, Jake Williams Band; March 29, Raven; March 30, 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. 23, Sonny and Jenn. 1207 Shreveport-Barksdale Hwy., Shreveport. 318-869-2422.


FEB 22 - APRIL 12: LOUISIANA GRANDSTAND: A night of music live on stage: Feb. 22, Kolton Moore & The Clever Few; Feb. 24, Mo Pitney; March 2, Ward Davis; March 16, The Wilder Blue; March 22, Jason Boland; March 23, Marty Stuart and The Fabulous Superlatives; March 29, Couples Therapy w/Jesse Peyton; 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.

FEB. 26: NOAH YANG AND CENTENARY YOUTH ORCHESTRA: Centenary College’s Youth Orchestra and the winner of the 2023 CYO Concerto Competition will perform at Centenary College. Time and cost at centenary.edu.

MARCH 1: LOS LONELY BOYS CONCERT: A unforgettable night of music as this multi-platinum sensation graces the stage of the Paradise Theater. 8 p.m. Adult tickets begin at $35. Margaritaville Resort Casino, 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City.

MARCH 2: JOHN WILLIAMS: MOVIE MASTERPIECES: The Shreveport Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Michael Butterman, will perform John Williams, the dean of American movie music, a repertoire that includes some of the most iconic musical moments in modern film. Family-friendly. Tickets start at $29. Children (12 & under) $10; students w/ID $15. 7:30 p.m. RiverView Theater. 600 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport.

MARCH 23: DYNAMIC DUOS: The Shreveport Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Michael Butterman, will perform classics from Warlock, Vivaldi, Viet Cuong, Bach and Ravel. Tickets start at $20. Children (12 & under) $10; students w/ID $15. 7:30 p.m. Pre-concert talk begins at 6:30 p.m. RiverView Theater. 600 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport.

MARCH 24: MOZART AND BEETHOVEN: Elizabeth Beck, violin, Michele Gunn, viola, Brett Andrews, cello, Chialing Hsieh, piano, of the Hurley School of Music at Centenary College will perform Mozart’s “Duo for Violin and Viola No. 1” and “Piano Quartet in G minor” and Beethoven’s 7 Variations on “Bei Mannern, welche Liebe fuhlen.” Free and open to the public. 3 p.m. Anderson Auditorium. 2911 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport.

APRIL 21: TEXAS STREET ARTS SERIES: The German organist Jens Korndorfer will be in concert at the sanctuary of the First Methodist Church, at 5 p.m. Free admission. 500 Common St., Shreveport.


ONGOING: ART GLASS CLASSES. Ed’s Emporium announces classes: Basic Stained Glass 101, Thursday night, March 21 or Saturday afternoons starting April 6. Introduction to Glass Fusing: Three-Saturday workshop beginning March 16. Introduction to Mosaics: Three-class session beginning March 16. Walk-in fusing is anytime Ed’s is open and is a project for all ages.; Fused Glass Swizzle Sticks: Tuesday, night project Feb. 20, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Stained glass orientation workshop: 2 - 2.5-hour orientation workshop to build your own clear, beveled glass piece: 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. 21 - FEB. 29 : ROBINSON FILM CENTER: 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. 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. 24: AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH LUNCHEON: The National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa Inc., Beta Alpha Chapter presents the African-American history month luncheon. Noon. Donation: $50. Reserved table: $500. For tickets or information, call 318-422-4673. Horseshoe Casino Riverdome, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City.

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.

FEB. 29: BEADS AND BRUSHES: A fun night with friends while you upcycle Mardi Gras beads to make a custom piece of art. Tickets cost $55 and include: A 9” x 12” canvas, dinner and materials needed to make your art project. Purchase tickets at www.eventbrite.com. Proceeds support the Highland Jazz and Blues Festival. 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Eleven Events Space, 1529 Texas Ave., Shreveport.

MARCH 1: GLOFEST AT BAKOWSKI BRIDGE OF LIGHTS: Join the Shreveport Regional Arts Council for monthly GloFests, featuring light shows on the Bakowski Bridge of Lights on the Texas Street Bridge. Art market, food truck court, street performances by Spinner Entertainment and more. First Friday of every month. Free and open to the public.

MARCH 1: HOLY ANGELS CHAMPIONS FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT: Bring your blanket and chairs and enjoy “Trolls” in the Greenleaf Park at Provenance neighborhood. Snacks and fun while supporting Holy Angels. Free admission and open to the public. For more information, go to yourprovenance.com.

MARCH 1 - 3: WORLD OF WHEELS: See over 200 beautiful show vehicles at the 49th annual event. Take your kids to Kiddie Corner and see the Miss World of Wheels pageant. Three days of fun with celebrity appearance by Von Hotrod (pinstripes to the cars), Pro. Wrestler “The Natural” Chris Stevens, “Iron Claw” referee James Beard and Ricky and the Boss and more. Shreveport Convention Center. 400 Caddo St., Shreveport.

MARCH 2 - MARCH 22: BROOKSHIRE GROCERY ARENA: 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.

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: ART ALONG THE BRICKS: The Natchitoches Art Guild and Gallery will be hosting the Art Along the Bricks art sale from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Fine arts and fine crafts available. Also, there will be plants and flowers for sale. Front Street, Natchitoches.

MARCH 9: BATTLE OF THE GUMBO GLADIATORS: A annual fundraiser for Volunteers for Youth Justice will be at Festival Plaza. Gumbo Gladiators come to battle from near and far to claim title as the ultimate Gumbo Gladiator. All proceeds from this event support services for children, youth and families in crisis. Festival Plaza, 101 Crockett St., 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.

MARCH 16: PADDY IN THE PLAZA: The stage is going to rock all day long with the Barksdale Bubble, Parish County Line and The Molly Ringwalds. 3-11 p.m. Follow on Facebook.

MARCH 21: PROVENANCE SPRING MARKETS AND MUSIC: Every third Thursday in March, April and May at Windrush Park in Provenance neighborhood a free spring market with music will be held. Free admission and open to the public. Food trucks, vendors and live music. For more information, go to yourprovenance.com.

MARCH 23: HUB’S HEELS UP 5K RACE: Walk or run the 8th annual 5k and Kids Fun Run. Proceeds benefit the Hub Urban Ministries. 8 a.m. 5K, $35; $15, Kids Fun Run. Route begins and ends in Provenance neighborhood. Register at run signup.com/Race/LA/Shreveport/HeelsUp5K2024.

MARCH 30: KEVIN HART: Live Nation presents, “Kevin Hart, Brand New Material” at the Strand Theatre. Door open at 6 p.m., showtime at 7 p.m. Extended security measures, early arrival recommended. This event will be a phone-free experience. Use of phones, smart watches and accessories, will not be permitted in the performance space. For more information or tickets, call 318-226-8555 or thestrandtheatre.com. 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport.


FEB. 22-25: “KING LEAR”: The classic by William Shakespeare will be performed at Centenary College’s Marjorie Lyons Playhouse. Time and tickets available at centenary.edu/mlptickets. 2700 Woodlawn Ave., Shreveport.

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.

MUSIC: The multiplatinum Los Lonely Boys Concert will be held at Paradise Theatre on March 1.

SPECIAL EVENTS: Provenance Spring Markets and Music every third Thursday in March, April and May at Windrush Park.

SPECIAL EVENTS: "Kevin Hart, Brand New Material" will have you in stitches at the Strand Theatre March 30.

SPECIAL EVENTS: Brookshire Grocery Arena presents Blake Shelton March 2, Whiskey Myers March 8, and Lynryd Skynyrd and ZZ Top March 22.

SPECIAL EVENTS: Feast your eyes upon over 200 beautiful show cars, compete for the title of Miss World of Wheels, see some celebrities and visit some awesome vendors at O'Reilly's 49th Annual Shreveport World of Wheels, March 1-3 at the Shreveport Convention Center

SPECIAL EVENTS: Shreveport Regional Arts Council's GloFest at the Bakowski Bridge of Lights offers street performances, art and food trucks March 1.

MUSIC: The Shreveport Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Michael Butterman, will perform classics from Warlock, Vivaldi, Bach and Ravel.

ART/EXHIBITS: 2023-2024 Bossier Parish Student Art Show at East Bank Gallery through March 27.


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