I ART / EXHIBITS
THROUGH NOVEMBER 24: THE WORLD OF FRIDA, an exhibition highlighting 95 contemporary artists who have each created a piece inspired by the life and career of the fabulous Frida Kahlo. This exhibit comes from the Bedford Gallery in Walnut Creek, Calif. For more information, contact the museum at 318-865-4201. R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport.
NOVEMBER 21 - DECEMBER 27: LOUISIANA MUD MAVENS CERAMIC ART. An exhibit of pottery vessels and sculptures by Erica Cheaney, Trudy Daniel, Amanda Mann Davis, Catherine Evans, Paula Frierson, Gwyn Hults, Julie Noles, Kim Norton, Mark Poole, Greena Roboski, Kathie Thomas, Thaddaeus Wallace and Esther White. Opening reception, Sunday, Nov. 21, from 2 - 4 p.m. Free admission. 318-632-2020. West Wing Gallery, Louisiana State Exhibit Museum. 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport.
THROUGH NOV. 30: NYCTOPHILIA: THE LOVE OF DARKNESS. The Bossier Arts Council is kicking off the spooky season with this very unique artist call. Submit works for this upcoming themed exhibition which will be displayed in the East Bank Emerging Gallery. Artwork submitted for the show will be juried by an anonymous gallery panel. Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd, Bossier City. For more information, visit www.bossierarts.org or call 318-741-8310.
THROUGH DECEMBER 4: “CALCULATION." Art exhibition by Centenary studio art professor Shea Hembrey will be on display as the third installation in the Meadows Museum of Art’s Project Gallery Space, a versatile gallery showcasing mostly exhibitions by local artists. Free and open to the public with proof of COVID-19 vaccination. More information is available at themeadowsmuseum.com. 2911 Centenary Boulevard, Shreveport.
THROUGH YEAR'S END: FRANCIS T. KALMBACH EXHIBT, a Family’s Retrospective 1960s - 2000s. The Big Sun Studios is hosting an art exhibition. Most of the paintings on display are in the impressionist-style using painterly brushstrokes as well as some mid-century gems. Open by appointment only during weekdays and from 2 - 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. For more information, go to www.bigsunstudios.com or call 318-313-4310.
THROUGH JANUARY 15: “ALONG FOR THE RIDE." Art exhibition by architect, artist and father Mike McSwain and his artist son, Larsson, who sketched their way through Louisiana, Texas, Colorado and New York trying to make sense of how Covid-19 stopped the world. For more information, call 318-673-6535. artspace, 708 Texas St., Shreveport.
NOVEMBER 20: ART ADVENTURES: DINOSAURS AT THE NORTON. Art adventures provide families with an opportunity to explore the museum, learn about the collection, participate in multisensory activities and listen to stories inspired by the Norton’s collection. Free admission. Designed for children ages 5 - 10. Tickets available at www.rwnaf.org/events. rwnaf.org. R. W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. 318-865-4201.
NOVEMBER 22 - JANUARY 15: NEW EXHIBITION. Artist Christiane Drieling featured at Bear’s on Fairfield. 1401 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport.
DECEMBER 1 - JANUARY: TAPS ART SHOW. The Bossier Parish’s Talented Arts Program Teachers Art Show will be alongside the 2021 Bossier Parish Students Art Show displayed at the Emerging Gallery. Reception will be Dec. 7. For more information, please visit www.bossierarts. org or call 318-741-8310. 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.
THROUGH DECEMBER 1: SILENT RESONANCE is an exhibit by Shreveport artist Eric Hess of sculptures and installations that embed complex emotional ideas into sometimes deceptively simple presentations. Working with glass, steel, ready-made objects and video. Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.; and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Meadows Museum of Arts, Centenary College, Louisiana. For more information, call 318-869-5040. COVID-19 restrictions and protocols available at themeadowsmuseum.com.
DECEMBER 7: BOSSIER PARISH STUDENT ART SHOW 2021. “Art Tells The Story”: These young artists tell their story through art, their life, their future or what they want their story to be. Enrolled students grades K through 12 in Bossier Parish. Opening reception from 6 - 8 p.m. For more information, please visit www.bosierarts.org or call 318-741-8310.
1931 LOUNGE AT HORSESHOE CASINO: Live music. 711 Horseshoe Blvd, Bossier City. (800) 895-0711.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 14: Live music, $5 cover. Nov. 19, Grey Daddies, 7-10 p.m.; Nov. 26, The Outlaw Republic Band, 7-10 p.m.; Nov. 27, Ambush, 8-11 p.m.; 3515 S. Lakeshore Drive, Shreveport. 318-635-8186.
BAYOU THUNDER SALOON: Live music. 1910 Market St., Shreveport. 318-848-7732.
BIG COUNTRY: Live music. 1003 Gould Drive, Bossier City. 318-584-7218.
CHIANTI: Dorsey Summerfield Jr., 7-10 p.m., Friday and Saturday in the Green Room. 6535 Line Ave., Shreveport. 868-8866.
COUGARS DEN: Live music. Dec. 4, Loosey Anna, 8 p.m. 1835 Old Minden Road, Bossier City. 318-752-4140.
ERNEST’S ORLEANS: Every Wednesday: Blues, Burgers and Betty, featuring Betty Lewis and Don Mason, 5:30-9 p.m. 1601 N. Spring St., Shreveport. 318-226-1325.
FAT’S OYSTER HOUSE: Live music. 450 Clyde Fant Pkwy. 318-459-1448.
FATTY ARBUCKLE’S: Live music. 450 Clyde Fant Pkwy. 318-459-1448.
FLYING HEART BREWING & PUB: Live music is from 7-9:30 p.m. every Thursday night. 700 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Call 584-7039.
FRANK’S PIZZA: Live music: Nov. 18, Jesse Rawlinson, 6-9 p.m.; Nov. 24, Tim Powell, 6-9 p.m. For more information, call 318-230-7130. Ask for Jeremy Shows.
FROZEN PIROGUE: Live music: 515 Barksdale Blvd, Bossier City. 318-459-6672.
GREAT RAFT BREWING: Tasting Room 4-8 p.m. Wed. through Fri., 12-8 p.m. Saturday for both in-person service and curbside pickup. 1251 Dalzell, Shreveport. Call 318-734-9881.
LOOOSIANA SEAFOOD: Live music: Nov. 18, Beaux Atkins, 6-9 p.m.; Nov. 19, Seth Bradford, 6-9 p.m.; Dec. 3, David Deaton, 6-9 p.m.; Dec. 4, Jimmy Wooten, 6-9 p.m.; Dec. 10, Clay Logan, 6-9 p.m.; Dec. 17, Victoria Wells, 6-9 p.m.; Dec. 18, Trey Houser, 6-9 p.m.; 9220 Wallace Lake Road, Shreveport. 318-525-7154.
PARADISE THEATER: Live music: 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489.
PORT CITY BAR B QUE: Live music. 784 E. Flournoy Lucas Road, Shreveport. 318-208-8767.
RED RIVER BREWPUB: Live music. 1200 Marshall St., Shreveport. 318-317-4110.
SUPERIOR’S STEAKHOUSE: Live piano music: Mon. - Thurs., Brian Watson, 6:30-9:30. Wed. Stan Hoffman. Every weekend, Friday, Toni Mundy Evans Duo, 6-10 p.m., Saturday, Daniel Ley Duo, 7-11 p.m. The Stilettos, 6-10 p.m. first Friday of every month; first Saturday of the month, Brian Watson, solo. Second Wed. of every month, Victoria Williams. 855 Pierremont Road, No. 120, Shreveport. 219- 4123.
TACOMANIA: Live music: 641 East Kings Hwy. 318-868- 4588.
THE LOT DOWNTOWN: Live music: 400 Crockett St., Shreveport. 318-489-1605.
TWISTED ROOT: Monday night is Trivia Night from 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays, live music on the patio from 6-9 p.m., Buddy Flett. 8690 Line Ave., Shreveport. 868-6410.
WHAT’S ON TAP: Live music: 1207 Shreveport- Barksdale Hwy., Shreveport. 318-869-2422.
NOVEMBER 19: LYNYRD SKYNYRD. The
Big Wheels Keep on Turnin’ Tour will be at Brookshire Grocery Arena.
Doors open at 6 and showtime is at 7 p.m. Tickets $25 - $346 at
ticketmaster.com. Brookshire Grocery Arena, 2000 Brookshire Arena Drive,
NOVEMBER 19 - 28: ELF THE MUSICAL. The
stage version of the movie “Elf” will run the weekends of November
19-28 and has become a new Christmas tradition. Tickets are $15-$25 and
available on line at www.emmetthookcenter.org, or call 318-429-6885 and
box office is open 1 -3 p.m. weekdays. Emmett Hook Center at First
United Methodist Church in downtown Shreveport.
NOVEMBER 20: THE PROPHECY SHOW. The
music of Trans-Siberian Orchestra is coming to Shreveport Municipal
Auditorium. Doors open at 6, and showtime at 7 p.m. All advanced tickets
available at www.Ticketmaster.com or charge by phone 800-745-3000. Box office sales the day of the show only. 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport.
NOVEMBER 27: LINDSEY STIRLING CHRISTMAS PROGRAM. Platinum-selling
electronic artist, violinist and multi-talented entertainer known all
over the world for her unique, futuristic, violin-driven electronic
music and exquisite live shows will be at the Municipal Auditorium.
Doors open at 7 p.m., showtime at 8 p.m. All advanced tickets available
on www.Ticketmaster.com or charge by phone at 800-745-3000. 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport.
DECEMBER 2: POSTMODERN JUKEBOX. The
creator Scott Bradlee ushers in the decade with his Welcome to the
Twenties 2.0 World Tour of the famed time-twisting musical collective he
hopes will inspire a return to the style and craftsmanship that
typified the music of past generations. 8 p.m. Ticket prices: $59, $49,
$42 and $25 (student). For more information, call 318-226-8555. The
Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport.
DECEMBER 6: WIDEMAN TRIBUTE CONCERT. Three
internationally known pianists — Asiya Korepanova, Alon Goldstein and
Stanislav Khristenko — will perform in a concert honoring the Nena Plant
Wideman International Piano Competition and its longtime artistic
director, Dr. Lester Senter Wilson. All three performers are former
Wideman Gold Medalists. 5 p.m. hosted by the Shreveport Orchestra and
will be streamed live and free of charge via YouTube from Anderson
Auditorium on the Centenary campus. Due to Covid restrictions, in-person
seating is limited. To access the live stream on YouTube, search for
Wideman Tribute Piano Concert. For more information, contact Janie
Richardson at 318-865-8502.
DECEMBER 11 & 12: THE NUTCRACKER. The
Shreveport Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Kermit Poling and
guest artists Simon Wexler and Sarah Lane, will perform with The
Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet the classic Christmas special, "The
Nutcracker" at Riverview Theatre. Saturday at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday 3
p.m. Tickets can be purchased at SHREVEPORTMETROBALLET.ORG or by calling
318-221-8500. 600 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport.
DECEMBER 15: RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL. A cherished holiday tradition, the classic television special is brought to life in the stage production as Rudolph and his friends venture through the North Pole to ultimately discover that their differences are what makes them special. 7 p.m. Ticket prices: $61, $55 and $45. For more information, call 318-226-8555. The Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport.
FEBRUARY 12: KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD BAND. Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the release of "Trouble Is…," benefitting both Providence House and the Northwest Louisiana Family Justice Center. For more information, call 318-226-8555. The Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport.
| SPECIAL EVENTS
MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY: MORNING BOXING. This
event is brought to you by 318 Boxers Fighting and Dement Brothers
Boxing Club and held at The Lot, downtown Shreveport. 9:30 - 11 a.m. 400
Crocket St., 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.
Sanctuarary Glass Studio, 421 Lake St., Shreveport.
EVERY SATURDAY: DOWNTOWN MERCANTILE MARKET The
Mercantile is an outdoor market with over 40 artists, live music and
featured local chefs. The Mercantile will be open for shopping, and our
resident artist inside of Artifact will have their studios open.
Saturday from 10 a.m. through 7 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. - until.
1110 Texas Ave., Shreveport. For more information, contact C&C
EVERY SATURDAY THROUGH NOV. 27: BOSSIER CITY FARMERS’ MARKET. 75+
vendors and food trucks in an open air, social distancing environment
every week. The market has an abundance of fresh veggies and fruits,
food trucks, jams, salsa, honey, baked goods, street tacos, jellies,
handmade soap, pickles, flowers, bread, pies, tamales, kettle corn,
candies, Cajun cuisine, BBQ and much more in 50,000 twinkling lights.
Market hours: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Free admission and free parking. Family
oriented. Located at 2950 E. Texas St. on the south side of Pierre
Bossier Mall. For more information, www.BossierCityFarmersMarket.com.
NOVEMBER 18: HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING. Festivities
begin at 5 - 7 p.m. for the tree lighting at dark. Free and open to the
public. Be sure to say hi to Santa. Cookies and hot chocolate provided
by Stacks. Virtual attendance option available. RSVP to
Brittany.Gay@LSUS.EDU. Louisiana State University Shreveport, One
University Place, Shreveport.
NOVEMBER 18 - 20: LES BOUTIQUES DE NOEL. The
fundraiser event is the premier holiday shopping event in Northwest
Louisiana which boast a large number of specialty vendors from all over
the United States and our local market. All proceeds will benefit the
Shreveport Opera, celebrating its 71st season. Shopping hours: 10 a.m. -
6 p.m. Tickets $10 day pass, $20 three-day pass. Military and seniors
$5. Children 12 and under free. Purchase tickets at
lesboutiquesdenoel.com or at the door. The Delton Harrison Grand Patron
Party will be Nov. 18 at 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. with special performance by
“Max on the Sax,” Maxwell Mayeaux. Tickets $75 per ticket cocktail
attire. Shreveport Convention Center.
NOVEMBER 25: 33RD SPORTSPECTRUM 5K TURKEY TROT. Thanksgiving Day the 5K Turkey Trot and 1/2 mile children’s Fun Run will begin at 8:30 a.m. Participants may register on-line at https://runsignup.
or at Sportspectrum, 6970 Fern Ave. in Shreveport. There will be fun,
music and refreshments after the race. Proceeds for the Food Bank of
Northwest Louisiana. For more information, contact Mathew Snyder at email@example.com
NOVEMBER 26 - DECEMBER 4: BELIEVE. Celebrating
its second year of Christmas magic, Believe is the ultimate interactive
magical Christmas experience. Get festive! Wear your Christmas jammies
or sweaters on this unforgettable journey at the Shreveport Aquarium.
Dates: Nov. 26 & 27, Dec. 3 & 4, 10 & 11, 17-23. Times: 5:15
- 9:30 p.m. (last entry 8:15 p.m.). Cost $30 for non-members, $20 for
members. Under 2 are free. Tickets can be purchased at www.shreveportaquarium.com/believe. Tickets are limited. 601 Clyde Fant Parkway, downtown Shreveport.
NOVEMBER 26 - FEBRUARY 20: SNO-PORT. The
annual snow-themed exhibit will transport visitors to the magical Snow
Factory, where the local Nanites are hard at work manufacturing snow and
ice for the upcoming winter season. Sci-Port Discovery Center. For more
information, call 318-424-3466 or Sci-Port.org. 820 Clyde Fant Parkway,
NOVEMBER 27: SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY-DOWNTOWN SHREVEPORT. Throughout downtown, specials, food, fun and great shopping. Door prizes, live music and more. 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. www.downtownshreveport/shop
DECEMBER 3: 7TH ANNUAL MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS & SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION CONFERENCE. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. For more information, contact Leigh Chambers at Leigh. Chambers@lsus.edu. or www.ce.lsus.edu. LSUS University Center, Shreveport.
DECEMBER 3: TINSEL. Tickets
now available for Shreveport’s most unique holiday shopping experience.
Tinsel shoppers are chauffeured to multiple “trolley stops” along Line
Avenue. Dozens of participating stores will offer a variety of
complimentary food, drinks, entertainment and discounts available only
to Tinsel shoppers. 5 - 9 p.m. Tickets are $35 each and may be purchased
online at www.TinselShreveport.com
DECEMBER 3: JOHN CRIST FRESH CUTS COMEDY TOUR. One
of today’s fast-rising stand-up comedians, with more than one billion
video views and four million fans on social media. 7 p.m. For more
information, call 318-226-8555. The Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave.,
DECEMBER 4: MOVIE UNDER THE STARS. You
don’t want to miss this fun, family friendly event under the stars,
“Elf." Bring a blanket, and dinner will be for purchase. 6 p.m.
Greenleaf Park, 1955 Woodberry Ave., Shreveport.
DECEMBER 10, 11, 17 & 18: SHADOWS OF CHRISTMAS HAUNTED HOUSE. Presented
by NecroManor, this special seasonal-themed haunt is a must visit for
those on Santa’s naughty list. 6 p.m. - midnight with admission $10.
Pre-order tickets at necromanor.com. Also, you can have your picture
taken at the annual “Pictures with Krampus” at the Louisiana Boardwalk
Dec. 5 during Krampusnacht. All photos free of charge. 505 Boardwalk
Blvd., Bossier City.
DECEMBER 11: LAS VEGAS NIGHT The Betty and Leonard Phillips Deaf Action Center will once again bring the fun and excitement back. Guest will play blackjack, craps and roulette, and try their luck in two silent auctions and a live auction, all in support of the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
DECEMBER 11: LIGHTWIRE THEATER’S “A VERY ELECTRIC CHRISTMAS." Runner-up
on "America’s Got Talent," will amaze and electrify. Doors open at 6:30
p.m., Showtime at 7:30 p.m. All advanced tickets available at www.Ticketmaster.com
or charge by phone 800- 745-3000. The Shreveport Municipal Auditorium
box office sale will be available day of show only. 705 Elvis Presley
DECEMBER 11: GRINCHED! Presented
by Power & Grace, a Christmas tale in dance as you travel along
with the Grinch as he searches for the meaning of Christmas. A local
holiday tradition. 4 p.m. Ticket prices are $35, $30 and $25. For more
information, call 318-226-8555. The Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave.,
DECEMBER 18: LSU VS. LA. TECH. Don’t
miss this match-up of men’s basketball. Tickets at ticketmaster. com.
Brookshire Grocery Arena, 2000 Brookshire Arena Drive, Bossier City.
JANUARY 1: NEW YEAR’S DAY. Fireworks
over Windrush Lake at Provenance with festivities beginning at 4 p.m.
and fireworks at dark. Food and sweets for purchase to celebrate the new
year. For more information, call 318-683- 0399. 1968 Bridgewater Ave.,
FEBRUARY 26: MUTTS GONE NUTS. Disorderly duo, Scott and Joan Houghton, and their hilarious pack of pooches have created a comedy dog thrill show like no other. Expect the unexpected in this top-notch presentation. 2 p.m. Ticket prices are $49, $39 and $29. For more information, call 318-226-8555. The Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport.
| THEATER DECEMBER 2-5: DISNEY MOANA JR. The School of Performing Arts will produce this Disney production and directed by Jared Watson, with choreography by Kaitlyn Bundrick-Brown and musical direction by Seth Taylor. Thursday and Friday at 6 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 6 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets $15. For more information, call 218-9978 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Marjorie Lyons Playhouse on the campus of Centenary College, Shreveport.