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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.

MAY 2 - JUNE 13 : SHREVEPORT REGIONAL ARTS COUNCIL: Coming up in the arts: 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; May 7, Manifest from 7-10 p.m.; May 21, Michael Miller artist’s talk; Critical Mass 11 solo shows opening at artspace with exhibition through June 1; June 13, Pechakucha Night from 5-7 p.m. For more information, call 318-673-6500 or go to www.shrevearts.org. 801 Crockett St., 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.; May 10 & 11, The Crowd; Aug. 30 & 31, The Crowd. Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City.

AMERICAN LEGION POST 14: Open Sunday from noon-6 p.m.; Tues. and Thurs. from 4-11 p.m.; Fri. and Sat. noon-2 a.m.; yoga every Mon. and Wed., 5-6 p.m., $5 per person; May 3, Flashback, 7-10 p.m., $10 cover; May 4, Commander's Ball, $50 per person; May 17, Red Chute Revue, 7-10 p.m., $10 cover; May 24, DJ Karl 7-10 p.m. $10 cover;; May 31, Raven, 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. 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. May 1, Micheal Dearmond; May 7, Clay Logan; May 14, Braydon Watts; May 15, Barrett Pepper; May 21, Blade Petty; May 28, Braydon Watts; 515 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. 318-459-6672.

GREAT RAFT BREWING: Live music. May 1, Trivia Night at 6:30 p.m.; May 4, El Camino Royal release party w/live music and food; May 7, Give For Good benefitting Holy Angels from 5-9 p.m.; May 18, Annual Lager Jogger 5K; 1251 Dalzell St., Shreveport. 318-734-9881.

HURRICANE ALLEY: Live music. May 2, Stiletto; May 3, Mojo; May 4, Clay Logan w/Clara Rae and The Ramblers; May 16, Eli Howard and The Greater Good; May 18, Even It Up a Tribute to Heart; May 23, Jase Bryant; May 24, Side FX; May 25, Cal Preley; 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. Aug. 3, The Crowd. 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.; May 3, 8 Track; May 4, Identity Crisis; May 10, Anxious; 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; May 11, The Bluez Boyz; May 24, The Sultans; May 25, The Crawdads; May 31, Windstorm; June 1, Shot Glass. 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.


MAY 3 - MAY 11: LOUISIANA GRANDSTAND: A night of music live on stage: 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.

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.

MAY 10: CONCERT AT PROVENANCE: Free concert at the new outdoor stage in Provenance. Music by Music Prize winners LVVRS from 5-9 p.m. Open to the public. All ages. Alcohol will be available for purchase. 1024 Provenance Place Blvd., Shreveport.

JUNE 9: SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL: The 48th season of the Shreveport Summer Music Festival’s grand opening concert will feature cellist John-Henry Crawford and the Shreveport Festival Orchestra. Music by Haydn and Mozart. Conducted by Kermit Poling, artistic director, Leonard Kacenjar. 3 p.m. Church of the Holy Cross Episcopal. 875 Cotton St., Shreveport.


ONGOING: ART GLASS CLASSES: Ed’s Emporium announces classes: Kids Glass Camp: Weekly workshops start on Thursday at 1 p.m., a different project every week, 5/30, 6/6, 6/13, 6/27, 7/11, 7/18 and 7/25. 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 6/1, 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.

MAY 3: RED MASS: Holy Trinity Catholic Church will host the esteemed Red Mass, presided over by His Eminence, Cardinal Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States. The Red Mass gathers legal professionals, lawmakers and members of the judiciary to invoke divine guidance and blessings upon their work in justice. Also, this sacred event pays tribute to the courageous Shreveport Martyrs, who sacrificed their lives as Martyrs to the Cause and are currently revered as Servants of God on their journey to sainthood. 9 a.m. Open to the public. For more information, contact Kristen Shrewsberry at KShrewsberry@dioshpt.org. 315 Marshall St., Shreveport.

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: 2024 THOROUGHBRED RACE: The 2024 race with great racing action, food trucks, fun for the kids and the Kentucky Derby. There will be excitement throughout the facility with a hat contest, dining reservations and much more. 8000 E. Texas St., Bossier City.

MAY 4: BROOKSHIRE GROCERY ARENA: Upcoming events: May 4, We Them Ones Comedy Tour at 8 p.m. Ticketsales.com. 2000 Brookshire Arena Drive, Bossier City.

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: SHREVEPORT TOURIST RACE: This scavenger hunt around town, 12 miles, that you can either race or ride. Free event. Meet up at Great Raft Brewing at 1 p.m. Raffle and prizes. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. 1251 Dalzell St., Shreveport.

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 4: BOSSIER NIGHT MARKET: Celebrate Star Wars Day and Cinco De Mayo at the largest one-day free vendor shopping event. Over 230+ vendors. 15+ food trucks. Over 10 taco vendors. Costumed “Star Wars” characters will be on hand. Dress up as your favorite character. Live music. Free admission. Free parking. 4-9 p.m. Pierre Bossier Mall, Bossier City.

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 12: MOTHER’S DAY SPECIAL: Reserve your spot at Point Studio Art for the Mother’s Day Special, a handcasting workshop. Cost, $100. 2-5 p.m. All supplies provided. Each booking allows for the casting of one pair of hands, which can consist of either the mother’s hands or the child’s hands nestled within their mother’s hand. For more information, go to pointstudioart.com or call 818-928-9205. 605 Boardwalk Blvd., Bossier City.

MAY 14 - JUNE 15: ROBINSON FILM CENTER: 617 Texas St., Shreveport. May 9, RFC Trivia at 6:30 p.m. cost $20; May 14, “Zoolander” at 8 p.m.; May 21, “Yours, Mine and Ours” at 10:30 a.m.; June 15, The Robbys. For more information, call 318-459-4122. 617 Texas St., 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: 51ST ANNUAL BONSAI SHOW: The Bossier Arts Council presents the 51st annual event. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. The show feature trees grown and groomed by the members of the Shreveport-Bossier City Bonsai Society. Many of the trees are from native material collected in the North Louisiana area. Free and open to the public. For more information, call Curtis Young at 318-347-5023. 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.

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.

JUNE 1 AND 2: LE TOUR DES JARDINS: The Northwest Louisiana Master Gardeners will hold their annual spring garden tour with six beautiful private gardens to tour throughout Shreveport and Bossier. Tour hours: June 1, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and June 2 from 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. Advance tickets are $10 and can be purchased at any Citizens National Bank or call 318-408-0984 or online at www.nwlamg.weebly.com. Tickets may be purchased at any garden on the day for $15.

JUNE 3 - JULY 26: SCI-PORT SUMMER CAMPS: Explore the wonders of STEM. From thrilling experiments to hands-on engineering challenges, ignite curiosity and creativity in young minds. Seven weeks of camps. Camps for children 3 to 12. Don’t wait; spots are limited. www.sci-port.org/camps/ or call 318-424-3466.

JUNE 8: 2024 ARTINI: The 14th annual Bossier Arts Council fundraiser, ARTini, announces theme, Rhinestone Cowboy. 7-11 p.m. Pick out your best pair of bedazzled boots and high-fashion western wear. Crafted cocktails. Rachel McDonald is the official featured artist of 2024 ARTini. For more information or tickets, call 318-741-8310 or artini@bossierarts.org. Sam’s Town Hotel and Casino.


MAY 2-3: AUDITIONS FOR “OKLAHOMA”: Needing all roles, singers and dancers, stage hands and volunteers. 6-8:30 p.m. at the Emmett Hook Center. Rehearsals begin late May. Contact JoeTodaro@stagedoorman@gmail.com

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 17-19 AND 24-26: THREE BY TENNESSEE: The Company Repertory Theatre presents a three one acts by Tennessee Williams. Directed by Mary Jovis. Period pieces and are representative of their time. Parental guidance is advised. May 17, 18, 24 and 25 at 7:30 p.m. and May 19 and 26 at 2:30 p.m. For more information, TheCompanyRepertoryTheatre, simpletix.com.

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.


Music Prize winners LVVRS perform in concert at Provenance May 10.


Critical Mass II shows opening at artspace with exhibition through June 1.


The Cinco De Mayo Fiesta takes place May 5 at Provenance Town Center.



Los Pescadores Del Rio Conchos, Conjunto Amanecer and La Tropa Mayor De Enrique Hernandez May 10 at Sam's Town.


Shreveport Music Festival will feature cellist John-Henry Crawford June 9.


"Flower Fields, Biodiversity in Art" exhibit of Cindy Magee, Cherie Bright and MailArt from around the world. On display from May 9 (opening reception) to May 31.


Clay Logan performs May 4 at Hurricane Alley.


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


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