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THROUGH APRIL 26: HOOVER WATERCOLOR SOCIETY SPRING EXHIBIT: The Louisiana State Exhibit Museum will host the Hoover Watercolor Society with their spring show. Some works of art will be for sale. For more information, visit www.laexhibitmuseum.org. 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport.

THROUGH MAY 7: “LANDSFORM”: An exhibition featuring over 40 landscapes by the late J.B. Harter, a longtime curator at the Louisiana State Museum, will be at SAS Gallerie’s Louisiana Boardwalk location. For more information, call 504-390-4377 or www.sasgallerie.com. 540 Boardwalk Blvd., Bossier City.

THROUGH MAY 28: EXHIBITION BY BROOKE CASSADY: The Bossier Arts Council presents “Lacuna and Liminality, The Space Between.” For more information, visit www.bossierarts.org or call 318-741-8310. 630 Barksdale 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.; May 10 & 11, The Crowd; 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. 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. April 17, Barrett Pepper; April 23, Jimmy Wooten; April 24, Seth Bradford; April 30, Aspen Leigh; May 1, Micheal Dearmond. 515 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. 318-459-6672.

GREAT RAFT BREWING: Live music. April 17, Trivia Night, 6:30 p.m. 1251 Dalzell St., Shreveport. 318-734-9881.

HURRICANE ALLEY: Live music. April 18, The Gin Mobsters; April 19, White Trash Wanna Be’s; April 20, Jennifer Janet; April 25, The Raven; April 26, The Crowd; April 27, Caravan. 500 Ogilvie St., Bossier City.

KI’ MEXICO: Live music. 3839 Gilbert Drive, 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.; April 19, Vinyl Jukebox; April 20, The Caravan; April 26, Chasin’ Benjamins; April 27, Mark Trimmier; May 10, Los Pescadores Del Rio Conchos, Conjunto Amanecer and La Tropa Mayor De Enrique Hernandez, doors open at 9 p.m. in the Magnolia Ballroom. 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 Tues., music bingo from 7 p.m. - midnight. Every Wed., “Sweet Caroline’s Star” 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.


APRIL 18 - MAY 11: LOUISIANA GRANDSTAND: A night of music live on stage: April 18 Brent Cobb; April 20, Bryan Martin; May 3, Cox Family; May 4, Dylan Leblanc; May 11, Jimmy Wooten: “Collision Course” album event. Tickets may be purchased at www.louisianagrandstand.com. WDC, 802 Margaret Place, Shreveport.

APRIL 20: “COSI FAN TUTTE”: The Shreveport Opera presents “Cosi Fan Tutte” at RiverView Theater. Cost $35, $70 and $95. 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 318-227-9503 or www.shreveportopera.org. 600 Clyde Fant Pkwy., 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 5/16 and 7/11 or Saturday afternoons starting April 6, 6/15 and 8/10. Introduction to Glass Fusing: Three-Saturday workshop beginning 5/25. Introduction to Mosaics: four-class session beginning 5/25, three different projects. Walk-in fusing is anytime Ed’s is open and is a project for all ages. Stained glass orientation workshop: Interested in stained glass but afraid to make the investment? Thursday, May 2, at 6:30-9 p.m. and June 27 from 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesday Night Project: Every other Tuesday night 6:30-8:30 p.m. Check website for next project. Call 318-742-6555 or www.edsemporium.com for more classes and information. 2000 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.

ONGOING: BOSSIER CITY FARMERS’ MARKET: Every Saturday through November: Featuring over 75 vendors with a wealth of local fresh veggies and fruits, food trucks, jams, salsa, honey, soap, candles, baked goods, jellies, pickles, tamales, flowers, kettle corn, BBQ, lemonade, southern cuisine, fruit smoothies, coffee, Venezuelan cuisine, Cuban food, funnel cakes and more. Food trucks, crafts, live music and family-friendly activities. Voted No. 1 in Louisiana. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Pierre Bossier Mall’s south parking lot. Visit www.BossierCityFarmersMarket.com for more details on the market and becoming a vendor. 2950 E. Texas St., Bossier City.

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 SUNDAY: BARKSDALE MARKET: Over three dozen vendors weekly, with lots of produce, farm goods, breakfast and lunch foods, food trucks, handmade items, honey, crafts, soap, retail vendors, boutiques, kids activities and more. Leashed pet friendly. Indoor seating and restrooms. Free admission and parking. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. through June 16. 3226 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.

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 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.


THROUGH MAY 25: YOGA IN THE PARK: Fun flow for all levels led by Bloom Yoga. Cost: $20 per person, $30 per couple. Bring your own mat. 9 a.m. Pay with cash day of or Venmo@bloomyoga318. For more information, yourprovenance.com. Provenance Town Center, 1024 Provenance Place Blvd., Shreveport.

THROUGH MAY 29: SWEET CAROLINE’S STAR: Showcase your vocal talent at Sweet Caroline’s Dueling Piano Bar every Wednesday evening. Age 21+ competing for the chance to share $3,000 in cash and prizes. For more information or to sign up, go to www.sweetcarolinesbc.com or call Jacob Zaffater at 318-315-4956. 630 Boardwalk Blvd., Bossier City.

APRIL 18: PROVENANCE SPRING MARKETS AND MUSIC: Every third Thursday in 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.

APRIL 19 - 27: CENTENARY COLLEGE EVENTS: April 19, Senior Voice Recital by Keegan Tunstall, 7:30 p.m. at Anderson Auditorium; April 20, Camerata Choral Ensemble Spring Concert from 7:30-9:00 p.m. at Anderson Auditorium; April 21, Baroque Artists of Shreveport Concert from 3-5 p.m. at Anderson Auditorium; April 22, Senior Voice Recital by Ree Randolph, 6 p.m. at Anderson Auditorium; April 27, Beast Feast from 4-7 p.m. at Jone Rice Field https://www.centenarybeastfeast.com/ For more information, contact Kate Pedrotty at kpedrotty@centenary.edu.

APRIL 19 - JUNE 15: ROBINSON FILM CENTER: 617 Texas St., Shreveport. April 19, “Snatch” at 9 p.m.; April 23, “Mamma Mia, Here We Go Again” at 6 p.m.; April 25, Regional filmmaker, Story Tell Hers at 7 p.m.; April 28, “Four Winters,” at 2:30 p.m.; April 30, “The Never Ending Story” at 6 p.m.; May 2, “Yours, Mine and Ours” at 10:30 a.m.; June 15, The Robbys. For more information, call 318-459-4122. 617 Texas St., Shreveport.

APRIL 20 - MAY 4: BROOKSHIRE GROCERY ARENA: Upcoming events: April 20, Hank Williams Jr. at 7 p.m.; April 26, Riley Green at 7:30 p.m.; May 4, We Them Ones Comedy Tour at 8 p.m. Ticketsales.com. 2000 Brookshire Arena Drive, Bossier City.

APRIL 20 - MAY 4: SHREVEPORT REGIONAL ARTS COUNCIL: Coming up in the arts: April 20, Downtown Plant Swap at Caddo Common Park; April 25, Critical Mass 12 Performance Showcase at Caddo Common Park; April 26, Critical Mass 12 opening and CM 11 solo shows opening at artspace with exhibition from April 26-June 1; May 2, Laterina “Phoenix” Taylor KAT Residency artist talk at Central Artstation; May 3, First Friday Glo Fest at Riverview Ampitheatre; May 4, Laterina “Phoenix” Taylor KAT Residency workshop at Central Artstation. For more information, call 318-673-6500 or go to www.shrevearts.org. 801 Crockett St., Shreveport.

APRIL 20: 4TH ANNUAL TALENT CONTEST AND SHOWCASE: Angels of Faith theatrical production will produce the fourth annual Talent Contest and Showcase at the Bossier Arts Council East Bank Theatre. This contest is open to all ages and all talents. Contestants 17 and under will compete for $250, and contestants 18+ will compete for $350. Apply at https://angelsofaith.org/applications. Tickets are $8. All proceeds go to the Angels of Faith Scholarship Fund. For more information, call 318-751-7436 or info@angelsofaith.org. 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.

APRIL 20: ARC CADDO-BOSSIER 70TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: The family-friendly event will feature live music, BBQ, sweet treats, activity stations, games, face painting, photo booth and more. 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. General admission, $10 (includes activities and food). For more information, call 318-221-8392 or www.thearccaddobossier.org. Festival Plaza, downtown Shreveport.

APRIL 20: CARNIVAL FOR GOOD: Gingerbread House third annual Carnival for Good. Local shops and boutiques, crafts, face painting, community organizations, free food and so much more. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Bossier Civic Center, Bossier City.

APRIL 20: ANGEL RUN 2024: The 23rd Annual David Rice Memorial Angel Run and Walk will be held at 8 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. at the Holy Angels Residential Facility. For more information, call 318-797-8500. 10450 Ellerbe Road, Shreveport.

APRIL 21: RED RIVER CROSSROADS HISTORICAL & CULTURAL ASSOCIATION: The program is presented by Jamell Damlouji and will discuss two historical topics, including bottle collecting identification with local bottle production history and archeology from the Conley site on Loggy Bayou. Guests are welcome. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call Ray McKinney at 318-349-8670 or rrcrha@gmail.com. Louisiana State Exhibit Museum. 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport.

APRIL 27: CROQUET CLASSIC: The annual Community Renewal Croquet Classic is set for 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the fields of LSUS. All proceeds benefit the Community Renewal Adult Renewal Academy. For more information, www.communityrenewal.us.

APRIL 27: TACO WARS: Bigger, bolder and spicier, Taco Wars return to downtown Shreveport. Fourteen competing taquerias from NWLA and East Texas will battle for the coveted Golden Taco and the Golden Molcajete. Tequila tasting, margaritas and non-alcoholic beverages as well as treats will be on hand. Live music. Noon-8 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium.

APRIL 27: PACE’S PRIDE IN THE PARK: PACE announces the Pride in the Park Family Festival at Columbia Park in the Highland neighborhood. 11: a.m. - 3 p.m. Food trucks and various community booths, vendors, entertainment and more. Families are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Well-behaved pets on leashes are welcome. Free and open to the public. 700 Columbia St., Shreveport.

APRIL 28: CUPCAKES FOR A CAUSE: A come and go for cupcakes and Holy Angels ice cream. 2-4 p.m. Ladies only. Celebrate the season with bows, frills and sequins. Come dressed to impress. Valet parking. Donations for laundry detergent pods will be collected for the Salvation Army Homeless Shelter. For questions, text Robin at 318-751-2511. 7717 Creswell Road, No. 18 near Spring Lake.

MAY 3: LUNCHEON BENEFITTING GEAUX 4 KIDS INC.: May the Force Be With You: A Luncheon Befefitting Geaux 4 Kids will be held at East Ridge Country Club. Door open at 11:30 a.m. with special guest speaker award-winning country signer, Jimmy Wayne. For more information, email Jessica@Geaux4Kids.com.

MAY 3: OPEN HOUSE DANCE ARTS ACADEMY: A special day to meet the faculty and staff and a complimentary 30-minute class for dancers from 3 years of age through adults. Refreshments, crafts, studio tours and more. For more information, danceshreveport.com/open-house or call 318-233-3262. 8201 Jewella Ave., Shreveport.

MAY 4: KEGS AND CORKS: Must be 21+ for the craft beer, wine and music festival and home brew competition. Tickets are from $10 - $1,500 at Eventbrite. Live music. 1 - 6 p.m. East Bank Plaza. 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.

MAY 4: COMMUNITY BUTTERFLY RELEASE: Celebrate life with the Community Butterfly Release by Heart of Hospice and Hospice Promise Foundation. Open to the public. 10 a.m. - noon. Celebrate in remembrance of your loved one with food, music and activities for both children and adults. Proceeds for butterfly purchases will be designated for the Hospice Promise Foundation. For more information, call 318-210-6124. LSU Shreveport Pioneer Heritage Center. 1 University Place, Shreveport.

MAY 4: SHREVEPORT DERBY DAY 2024: A outdoor celebration of the Kentucky Derby in the Provenance Community. Enjoy mint juleps, lawn games and more. Music by Flow Tribe and food by Chef Blake Jackson. Tickets, $95; VIP table of eight, $1200. 3-7 p.m. For more information, yourprovenance.com. Provenance Town Center, 1024 Provenance Place Blvd., Shreveport.

MAY 5: CINCO DE MAYO FIESTA: Annual family-friendly celebration in Provenance with partner El Cabo Verde. Features food, drinks and fun with live music and Mariachi bands. Free and open to the public. For more information, yourprovenance.com. Provenance Town Center, 1024 Provenance Place Blvd., Shreveport.

MAY 11: ARK-LA-TEX GENEALOGICAL ASSOCIATION MONTHLY MEETING: Guest speaker is Leigh Scott Lewis and will discuss “Orphan Trains – Mass Transplanting of Orphaned and/or Abandoned Children.” Free and open to the public. For more information, call 318-746-1851 or visit www.altgenelogy.com Broadmoor Branch Library, 1212 Capt. Shreve Drive, Shreveport.

MAY 16: 2024 GOODWILL AWARDS LUNCHEON: Celebrating its 98th year serving individuals throughout North Louisiana with guest speaker Chris Singleton, an author and former professional athlete drafted by the Chicago Cubs in 2017. 11:30 a.m. Sam’s Town Hotel & Casino. For more information, contact Goodwill at www.goodwillnla.org or call 318-869-2575.

MAY 18: THE CREATIVE BALL: Hosted by J. Michael Photography Co., the biennial event gives exposure to creative types. 7-11:30 p.m. Theme is grunge glam or whatever inspires you: Studs, spikes, leather, denim, boots, heels, diamonds, sequins and glitter. Be creative. General admission, $75. Tickets may be purchased at Eventbrite.com. Horseshoe Casino Riverdome. 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City.


APRIL 18-21 AND 25-28: “THE MOUSETRAP”: The BPCC Theatre presents Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap.” This murder mystery will be at 7:30 p.m. on April 18, 19, 20, 25, 26 and 27. April 21 and 28 at 2 p.m. Recommended for teenage and mature audiences. Ticket price, $15. For more information, contact Kim Condon at kcondon@bpcc.edu. 6220 E. Texas St., Bossier City.

APRIL 19-21 AND 26-28: “JIMMY BUFFET’S ESCAPE TO MARAGRITAVILLE”: The Shreveport Little Theatre announces its production of “Jimmy Buffet’s Escape To Margaritaville” a heartwarming musical featuring Buffet’s greatest hits. Tickets: $30. April 19, 20, 26 and 27 at 7:30 p.m. April 21, 27 and 28 at 2 p.m. For more information, call 318-424-4439 or www.shreveportlittletheatre.com. 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport.

APRIL 27: REGISTRATION OPEN FOR “LITTLE MERMAID JR.”: The Shreveport Little Theatre Academy invites you to come be a part of the junior company for summer 2024. First camp show date is June 7-9, and second camp show is June 14-16. Auditions begin at 9 a.m. at the Shreveport Little Theatre. Registration and $100 fee for auctions. Spots are limited to 30 students per camp. For more information, call 318-424-4439 or 222.shreveportlittletheatre.com. 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport.

MAY 10-11: “THE JUNGLE BOOK”: The Stage Center’s School of Performing Arts announces their production of Disney’s “The Jungle Book,” kids' edition, which features 56 local students. Friday at 6 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tickets, $15. For more information, 218-9978 or email info@stagecenterla.com. Tickets go on sale April 22. Majorie Lyons Playhouse on the Centenary College Campus.

MAY 23-26: “CINDERELLA”: The Shreveport Little Theatre announces its production of “Cinderella” (Enchanted Edition). A romantic fairy tale that warms the hearts of children and adults alike. Tickets: $23. May 23, 24 and 25 at 7:30 p.m. and May 26 at 2 p.m. For more information, call 318-424-4439 or www.shreveportlittletheatre.com. 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport.


Cal Presley performs at Kegs and Corks at East Bank Plaza May 4.


Shreveport Farmers' Market vendor applications available now, (Photo by Jeremy Hernandez).


Save the date for The Robbies, a fundrasier for Robinson Film Center, June 15. Be red carpet ready!


Critical Mass I2 opens at Artspace April 26-June 1.


Casting Crowns, a Christian rock band, performs May 9 at Municipal Auditorium.


Spring Markets & Music in Provenance: Local vendors, live music and food trucks on Thursday, April 18.


The Caravan entertains at Sam's Town Casino April 20.


Sweet Caroline's Star competition every Wednesday evening through May 29.


Seth Bradford at the Frozen Pirogue April 24.


Horseshoe Casino presents The Crowd May 10 and 11.


The Arc of Caddo-Bossier celebrates its 70th anniversary April 20.


Hurricane Alley welcomes The Gin Mobsters April 18.


Downtown Plant Swap April 20 at Caddo Common Park.


Whodunit? Find out in Agatha Christie's "The Mousetrap" April 18-21 and 25-28 at Shreveport Little Theatre.


Jimmy Buffett's "Escape to Margaritaville" will take you to SLT April 19-21 and 26-28.


German organist Jens Korndorfer performs in concert at First Methodist Church April 21.


Stage Center presents "The Jungle Book" May 10 and 11.


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