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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: WOMENS HISTORY MONTH: The Bossier Art Council will showcase Women’s History Month, celebrating the women of the past, the women of the present and the women of the future. This show will feature a collection of artwork from various local artists including local names like Yolanda Barnes, Mollie Corbett, Karen La Beau and more. For more information, call 318-741-8310 or visit www.bossierarts.org. 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.

THROUGH APRIL 10: CALL FOR MAIL ART: Participation in a upcoming art show at the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum for Mail Art, also known as postal art and correspondence art, is an artistic movement centered on sending small-scale works through the postal service. Respondents from all over the world have entered. To participate contact Cindy Magee at https://www.instagram.com/cindymageeart or https://www.facebook.com/FlowerFieldsArtExhibit.

MARCH 7: PHOTOGRAPHIC CYANOTYPE PRINTING WORKSHOP: Instructor Sara Rastegar of Point Studio, will guide you on a two-hour Photographic Cyanotype Printing Workshop at artspace. An immersive journey into the world of cyanotype, a captivating photographic process dating back to the 19th century. All supplies provided. All levels welcome. Cost, $40. 5:30-7:30 p.m. 708 Texas St., Shreveport.

MARCH 7 - MAY 7: "LANDSFORMS": An exhibition featuring over 40 landscaptes by the late J.B. Harter, a longtime curator at the Louisiana State Museum, will be at SAS Gallerie's Louisiana Boardwalk location. The public is invited to the opening March 7 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. For more informaiton, call 504-390-4377 or www.sasgallerie.com. 540 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.; March 8, 2Easy Bank from 7-10 p.m., $10 cover; March 15, Red Chute Revue from 7-10 p.m., $10 cover; March 17, Irish music from 7-11 p.m., no cover; March 22, Raven from 7-10 p.m.; March 29, Rockin Red Eyes from 7-10 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. March 9, DJ Faze; March 16, Identity Crisis; March 23, DJ Charlie; March 30, Muzikology ft. DJ Faze. 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. March 17, Saint Patricks Day live music by Clay Logan, from 3-6 p.m. 515 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. 318-459-6672.

HURRICANE ALLEY: Live music. March 9, Rock and Roll over Kiss Tribute; March 14, Shot Glass; March 15, Ole Whiskey Revival; March 16, Red Hot Ghost Peppers and Unglued a tribute to STP; March 21, Identity Crisis; March 22, The Mix; March 23, Insight; March 28, The Critics; March 29, The Barksdale Bubble; March 30, Stereodrive; April 4, Chasing Benjamins; April 5, Bond Plus; April 6, Bank Run 5K and Beer Mile; April 11, Loosey Anna. 500 Ogilvie St., Bossier City.

KI’ MEXICO: Live music. March 22, Bryan Bielanski. 3839 Gilbert Dr., Shreveport. 318-861-5941.

LOUISIANA DOWNS: Live music. Starts at 6 p.m. 8000 E. Texas St., Bossier City. 318-742-5555.

MARGARITAVILLE RESORT CASINO: Live music. 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.; 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 Superior Steakhouse Piano Players Mon. through Thurs. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Mon., Wed., Fri. Alan Dyson. Tues. Daniel Ley. Thurs. 6 to 10 p.m. London Todd Fri. and Sat. 6 to 10 p.m. Fri. Alan Dyson. Sole Sat. Daniel Ley Duo 7 to 11 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.; 1207 Shreveport-Barksdale Hwy., Shreveport. 318-869-2422.


MARCH 16 - APRIL 18: LOUISIANA GRANDSTAND: A night of music live on stage: March 16, The Wilder Blue; March 22, Jason Boland; March 23, Marty Stuart and The Fabulous Superlatives; March 28, Live Revue: A Radio Broadcast Experience; March 29, Couples Therapy w/Jesse Peyton; April 12, The Castellows; April 18 Brent Cobb. Tickets may be purchased at www.louisianagrandstand.com. WDC, 802 Margaret Place, Shreveport.

MARCH 17: WINTER JAM 2024 BOSSIER CITY: Join Crowder, Lecrae, Cain, Katy Nichole, Seventh Day Slumber, Newsong, Seu Worship and more. $15 at the door. For more information, go to Jamtour.com. Brookshire Grocery Arena.

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 Liebefuhlen.” 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.

MAY 9: CASTING CROWNS: A contemporary Christian and Christian rock band will perform at the Shreveport Municipal Memorial Auditorium. 20th Anniversary Tour. 7 p.m. Tickets at Ticketmaster.com or call 318-841-4000. 705 Grand Ave., 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.; Stained glass orientation workshop: 2 - 2.5-hour orientation workshop to build your own clear, beveled glass piece: March 7, 6:30-9:30 p.m. with no experience needed. Call 318-742-6555 or www.edsemporium.com for more classes and information. 2000 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.


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 7: CIGAR CUT & LIGHT: Tobacco House will host a general Cigar Cut and Light from 6 - 9 p.m. at Cigar Lounge. A ticketed event. Every Weds. Ladies Night from 6-9 p.m. For more information email tobaccohouse99@gmail.com. 9464 Mansfield Rd., 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 12 AND 19: LOST SHREVEPORT: University at The Oaks presents speaker Gary Joiner, PhD, local historian and LSUS history professor, highlighting lost places and families that were significant to the history of Shreveport. 5 p.m. Registration required. Online: oaksofla.com or call, 318-212-9547. 600 E. Flournoy Lucas Rd., Shreveport.

MARCH 13: RECRUIT ME BEASTMAKER COMBINE: The Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission in partnership with the National Collegiate Wrestling Association is hosting the amateur wrestlers. “Recruit Me” Beastmaker Combine offers a unique opportunity for high school juniors and seniors, as well as their parents, to showcase their skills, connect with collegiate wrestling programs, and explore potential scholarship opportunities. Open to male and female wrestlers. 5 - 6:30 p.m. Register at https://brushfire.com/ncwa/ncwarecruitmecombine-2024/570856. For more information, visit www.shreveportbossiersports.com or call (800)-551-8682. Brookshire Grocery Arena.

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 14: SHOW BIZ OPPORTUNITIES: Local veterans of the entertainment industry will offer free advice from 1 - 3 p.m. Topics will include writing, producing, auditioning and serving as a vendor for the entertainment industry. This event is geared toward youngsters participating in the SPAR spring break camp and members of the general public interested in working as a creative. To save a seat, RSVP using: https://forms.gle/qK9rr74LEiBuW9Uz9 For additional information, call Mary Dumars at 318-840-1565 or Eric Anderson at 318-629-4185. Bill Cockrell Center, 4109 Pines Rd., Shreveport.

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 19: GARDEN CLUB TO HOST “BOUQUETS”: The Shreveport Garden Study Club will host its biennial floral design symposium, “Bouquets.” 9:30 a.m. Admission, $75. Limited seating. Speaker, Cathy B. Graham. For more information and tickets, email Karen Hardtner at courtmank@bellsouth.net or visit eventbrite.com.

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 22: GRAND RE-OPENING: High Gravity Glassworks will have live music, appetizers and drinks, with live glassblowing demonstrations all evening from 5-8 p.m. Door prizes. 1120 Texas Ave., Shreveport.

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 runsignup.com/Race/LA/Shreveport/HeelsUp5K2024.

MARCH 24: GREAT ESCAPES - AMERICAN LAKES AND RIVER CRUISES: University at The Oaks presents Carol and Elton Richey. Tower Ballroom. The travel talk will take you from Central Park to Millennium Park, uncovering the best of New York and Chicago. Registration required for all. Online: oaksofla.com or call, 318-212-9547. 600 E. Flournoy Lucas Rd., Shreveport.

MARCH 25: EXPLORING THE SHROUD OF TURIN: University at The Oaks presents speaker Cheryl White, LSUS history professor. Franks Community Centre. Discussion: Is the image on the linen cloth Jesus Christ and is the fabric the burial shroud of Christ after his crucifixion? White will discuss these questions and more in this Holy Week offering leading up to Easter. Online: oaksofla.com or call, 318-212-9547. 600 E. Flournoy Lucas Rd., Shreveport.

APRIL 5-6: AMERICAN CORNHOLE: The American Cornhole Organization announces the inaugural tournement at the Bossier Civic Center. To register, to to https://americancornhole.ticketsauce.com/e/aco-shreveport-major-2024 620 Benton Rd., Bossier City.


MARCH 8 - 17: “BAREFOOT IN THE PARK”: The Emmett Hook Center will perform Neil Simon’s, “Barefoot in the Park.” Paul and Corie Bratter are newlyweds in every sense of the word. After a six day honeymoon, they get a surprise visit from Corie’s loopy mother and decide to play matchmaker during a dinner with their neighbor-in-the-attic Velasco, where everything that can go wrong does. March 8 and 15 at 7:30 p.m. and March 9, 10, 16 and 17 at 3 p.m. Tickets, $25 adult, $20 senior/military and $15 child/student. Available online or call, 318-429-6885. 500 Common St., 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.


Whisky Myers keeps it tight at Brookshire Grocery Arena March 8.


Christian contemporary and rock band performs May 9 at the Municipal Auditorium.


The Love Hard Tour takes over Brookshire Grocery Arena on March 24.


The Red Hot Ghost Peppers heat things up at Hurricane Alley on March 16.


The Raven will take you above the clouds at Sam's Town Casino March 29.


"Living the Unknown" through March 16 at Artspace.


A collection of artwork from various artist celebrates "Women's History Month" at the Bossier Arts Council through March 30.


Exploring the Shroud of Turin with Dr. Cheryl White at The Oaks March 25.


Sara Rastegar conducts a two-hour photographic printing workshop March 7 at Artspace.


Opening exhibition of J. B. Harter's landscapes at SAS Gallerie's Louisiana Boardwalk, March 7. Exhibiton runs through May 7.


"Barefoot in the Park" will be performed at the Emmett Hook Center March 8-17.


Winterjam 2024 features Newsong and others at Brookshire Grocery Arena on March 17.


Bryan Bielanski will take the mic at Ki' Mexico March 22.


Jason Boland & The Stragglers March 22 at Louisiana Grandstand.


Cornhole tourney at Bossier Civic Center April 5-6.


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