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THROUGH DEC. 31: CREOLE HERITAGE MONTH EXHIBITION: “As For Me: My Journey Back to Art” featuring the works of visual artist Ron Smith. For more information, contact Michael Thomas at mthomas@susla.edu.

THROUGH JAN. 27: BOSSIER PARISH STUDENT ART SHOW: The 2022-2023 show’s theme is “Living in the Present” for K-12 in Bossier Parish Schools. $1,500 award in prizes. For more information, go to www.bossierarts.org or call 318-741- 8310. Bossier Arts Council. 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 Wooten and Haley Brooke. 2151 Airline Drive, Bossier City. 318-841-5646.

1931 LOUNGE HORSESHOE CASINO: Live music. Dec. 16 & 17, Charlotte’s Web, 8 p.m. - midnight; Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City.

AMERICAN LEGION POST 14: Live music every Friday night 7-10 p.m. $5 cover. Every Sunday is trivia/ karaoke starting at 5 p.m.; 5315 S. Lakeshore Drive, Shreveport. 318 635-8186.

ANTONIO’S ITALIAN: Live music. Every Friday and Saturday night. 4800 Line Ave., Shreveport. 318- 230-7979.

VFW POST 4588: Live music: Every Saturday night 6:30-10:30 p.m. $10 cover. Dec. 17, The Band Delta; Dec. 24 - no dance on Christmas Eve; Dec. 31, New Year's Eve dance special time and cover, 8 p.m. - 12:15 a.m., $15 in advance and $20 at the door. 1004 Jeter St., Bossier City, LA 71111 Call 318-752-4588 or 318-655-5274 BEAR’S: Live music. 1401 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport. 318-606-4267.

BIG COUNTRY: Live music. 1003 Gould Drive, Bossier City. 318-584-7218.

CASA JIMADOR: Live music. 4801 Line Ave., Shreveport. 318-754-3885.

CELEBRITY LOUNGE BALLY’S CASINO: DJs Friday and Saturday nights. New Year’s Eve Party, 8 p.m. - 4 a.m. Cover charge. 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.

COUGARS DEN: Live music. 1835 Old Minden Road, Bossier City. 318-752-4140.

COYOTE’S BAR & GRILL: Live music. 1618 Market St., Shreveport. 318-424-0650.

EL POTRILLO MEXICAN RESTAURANT: Live music. 6614 Youree Drive, Shreveport. 318-798-0040.

ERNEST’S ORLEANS: Live music. 1601 N. Spring St., Shreveport. 318-226-1325.

FLYING HEART BREWING & PUB: Live music. 700 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Call 584-7039.

FRANK’S PIZZA: Live music. Dec. 15, Eric Charles, 6-9 p.m.; Dec. 21, Christopher Gates, 6-9 p.m.; Dec. 22, Jesse Rawlinson, 6-9 p.m. 6950 Fern Ave., Shreveport. 318-230-7130.

FROZEN PIROGUE: Live music. Dec. 14, Glen Parker, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Dec. 20, Seth Bradford, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Dec. 21, Jimmy Wooten, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Dec. 27, David Daniels, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Dec. 28, Cory Cross, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Jan. 3, Josh Love, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Dec. 4, Derrick McLendon, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Jan. 5, Braydon Watts, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; 515 Barksdale Blvd, Bossier City. 318-459-6672.

HURRICANE ALLEY: Live music. Dec. 15, Pocket Change, 7-10 p.m.; Dec. 16, Double Vision (Foreigner Tribute) w/Cal Presley, 7-11 p.m.; Dec. 17, Caravan, 7-11 p.m.; Dec. 22, Rally on the Red w/Parish County Line, 8-10 p.m.; Dec. 23, Dunn & Brooks (A Tribute to Brooks & Dunn), 7-11 p.m.; Dec. 29, Anxious, 7-10 p.m.; Dec. 31, Silverado Mullet Country w/Ole Whiskey Revival (fireworks), 8-midnight; 500 Ogilvie St., Bossier City.

KI’ MEXICO: Live music. 3839 Gilbert Drive, Shreveport. 318-861-5941.

NICKY’S MEXICAN RESTAURANT at East Texas St. Live music. 7960 E. Texas St. Bossier City. 318-841-1345.

NICKY’S MEXICAN RESTAURANT at Viking Drive: Live music. Dec. 17, Raven, 6-10 p.m.; 2701 Viking Drive, Bossier City. 318-747-2332.

NOBLE SAVAGE Live music. 417 Texas St., Shreveport. 318-828-2619.

PARADISE THEATER: Live music. 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489.

RED RIVER BREWPUB/THE GARAGE: Live music. Dec. 16, Schaefer Mueller, 7-11 p.m.; 310 Mansfield St., Bossier City. 318-317-4110

SAM’S TOWN CASINO: Live music. Dec. 16, 8 Track, 7 p.m. - midnight; Dec. 17, Bluez Boys, 7 p.m. - midnight; Dec. 23, Leanne Bridges, 7 p.m. - midnight; Dec. 24, DJ Worm, 7 p.m. - midnight; Jan. 7, The Cartoons, 7 p.m. - midnight; Dec. 13, Tailgate Poets, 7 p.m. - midnight; Jan. 14; Identity Crisis, 7 p.m. - midnight; 315 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport. 318-424- 7777.

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. 855 Pierremont Road, No. 120, Shreveport. 219-4123.

THE LOT DOWNTOWN: Live music. 400 Crockett St., Shreveport. 318-489-1605.

THE MARKET: Live music. 10539 Norris Ferry Road, Shreveport. 318-797-4375.

THE SEVENTH TAP BREWING PROJECT: Live music. Dec. 16, The Lovers, 6-9 p.m.; Dec. 30, State of September, 6-9 p.m.; Jan. 6, Hali Brown, 6-9 p.m.; Jan. 13, Caden Wilson, 7-9 p.m.; Jan. 14, Bubbles Brown, 7-9 p.m.; 2640 Linwood Ave, Shreveport, La. 318-754-4471.

TIKI BAR: Live music. Monday nights, Blues Jam, 8:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.; 639 E. Kings Hwy., Shreveport. 318- 868-6355.

TWISTED ROOT: Monday night is Trivia Night from 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays, live music on the patio from 6-10 p.m., Buddy Flett. 8690 Line Ave., Shreveport. 868-6410.

WHAT’S ON TAP: Live music. Every Thurs., Christopher Gates, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.; 1207 Shreveport- Barksdale Hwy., Shreveport. 318-869-2422.


DEC. 16 - FEB. 11: LOUISIANA GRANDSTAND: A night of music live on stage: Dec. 16, Anseley Rimmer’s Christmas Special; Dec. 17, Dan Smalley; Jan. 14, Jason Boland; Feb. 11, Joshua Ray Walker. Tickets may be purchased at www. louisianagrandstand.com. WDC, 802 Margaret Place, Shreveport.


MONDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS: SHREVEPORT OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: Hybrid meetings: Zoom and inperson at St. Luke’s Methodist Church, 6012 Youree Drive, Shreveport. Meet in the “Seekers Room.” Monday at 7 p.m. Meeting ID: 408 929 232 Password: 385284. Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. Meeting ID: 492 444 818. Password 797919.

WEEKLY ON MONDAYS: SHREVEPORT TOASTMASTERS HYBRID CLUB MEETING: Learn public speaking, leadership, network, self-development, etc. from the oldest club in Louisiana. 12-1 p.m. In-person, third-floor conference room, Beaird Tower, 330 Marshall St., Shreveport. Zoom meeting ID: 868 9338 7810 Passcode: 1234.

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. studiosanctuaryglassstudio.com.

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.

MONDAYS - THURSDAYS: BOSSIER COUNCIL ON AGING: Bossier’s Council on Aging offers activities for the week. Mondays: paint by and beanbag baseball. Wednesdays: senior game and yoga. Thursdays: chair exercise and Bingo. For more information, call 318-741-8302. 706 Bearkat Drive, Bossier City.

THROUGH DEC. 22: THURSDAY POP-UP MERCHANTS: Each Thursday from 3-6 p.m., one vendor will have a pop-up shop in Provenance by the Clubhouse. Dec. 15, Clean Slate Botanicals; Dec. 22, Rosepointe Faire. Provenance, 1968 Bridgewater Ave, Shreveport.

THROUGH DEC. 23: HOLIDAZE: Artspace will be decked top to bottom with paintings, handmade ornaments, wooden boxes, pet accessories, photography, bags, stuffed creations caricatures, quilts and more original art created by NWLA artists. Holidze artists: Nicola Ballard, Sean Ballard, Erica Branch, Christine Broussard, ML Dumars, Connie Eaton, Yolanda Glass, Jennifer Heard, Hooshang Khorasani, Karen LaBeau, Betsy Levels, Sandy Park, Debbie Porter, Michelle Pennington, Red River Relics, Ron Smith and Douglas Walton. For more information, go to www.shrevearts.org or www.artspaceshreveport.com.

THROUGH JAN. 8: GOOD TIDINGS WE BRING – THE HISTORY OF SANTA AND FRIENDS: Discover the origins of well-known Christmas favorites like Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman. Uncover the history of Santa's elves, and learn how a ballet about a toy soldier evolved into one of the most well-known Christmas productions. There is something for everyone as the R.W. Norton Art Gallery explores the world of Santa and friends. 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport.

THROUGH JAN. 29: SNO-PORT: Visitors from across the area have engaged in snow-themed, science-based activities housed in an interactive science “playground” known as “Sno-Port” since 2019 at Sci- Port Discovery Center. Sno-Port, re-designed annually, represents the imaginations and creations of local artists and has become a favorite holiday experience. Learn more at sci-port.org/snoport. Sci-Port Discovery Center, number canvas art and yoga. Tuesdays: chair exercise 820 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport.

DEC. 2: TINSEL SHREVEPORT: Be a part of Shreveport's premier shopping experience. From 5 - 9 p.m. Relax while you're chauffeured from place to place along Line Avenue to shop all your favorite local businesses after hours and receive amazing deals and discounts. Tickets are $35 and are on sale at tinselshreveport.com.

DEC. 16-18: BELIEVE! LIGHTS THE NIGHT: Celebrating its third year of Christmas magic, “Believe!” is said to be the ultimate interactive magical Christmas journey in the biggest, brightest, most beautifully decorated place in town. Get festive! Wear your Christmas jammies or sweaters. This experience typically takes 60-90 minutes. $30 for adults and kids age 2+. Members get $10 off with discount code found in newsletter. Reservations required. No refunds. 5:15- 9:30 p.m. (last entry 8:15 p.m.) Dec. 17 at 8:30 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. enjoy a pancake breakfast with Santa and his helpers. Play games, enjoy crafts and pictures. For more information, call 318-383-0601. Shreveport Aquarium, 601 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport.

DEC. 15: HOLIDAY TOY DRIVE: 360 Kids Academy will be collecting toys for kids for the holidays. Please drop off an unwrapped toy to be donated to a boy or a girl between 6 - 7 p.m. For more information, go to 360enrichmentandartprogram@gmail.com. AmeriHealth, 3709 Jewella Ave., Shreveport.

DEC. 15: MOVIE UNDER THE STARS: Free family-friendly movie, “The Grinch,” in Greenleaf Park. Food trucks arrives at 4:30, and movie begins at dark. Provenance. 1955 Woodberry Ave., Shreveport.

DEC. 16-18: 2022 CHRISTMAS TOUR: Take a step back in time and tour the largest Queen Anne Victorian home in Northwest Louisiana, all dressed up in her Christmas splendor. A collection of 12 beautiful Victorian-style Christmas trees will be on display. Ogilvie-Wiener Mansion and The Christian-Hamel House. For more information, contact Debbie Bryant at 318-393-0668. $15 donation per person at the door. 728 Austin Place, Shreveport.

DEC. 17: COCOA AND COOKIES WITH SANTA: Sci-Port Discover Center will host Santa Claus to entertain and sit for photos while visitors create holiday versions of cocoa and cookies. As an additional treat, visitors can purchase tickets for Polar Express and are encouraged to join the staff by coming dressed in holiday PJs. For more information, visit Sciport.org or call 318-424-3466. 820 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport.

DEC. 17: MISS FAB OVER 50 COMPETITION: The Miss Fab Over 50 is part of a fundraising campaign for 360 Sports and Training Academy, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and will be held at 360 Nutrition in Shreveport at 2 p.m. Contestants will compete in sportswear and are asked to email a photo along with name and occupation to: 360enrichmentandartprogram@gmail.com and must mail a non-refundable $40 entry fee made payable to 360 Sports and Training Academy. 2533 Bert Kouns, Ste. 115, Shreveport, La. 71118. Deadline to register was Dec. 1.

DEC. 18: NECROMANOR HAUNTED HOUSE: For those who love horror or old-world Christmas lore, your chance for a unique Christmas meet and greet will be at the Louisiana Boardwalk. Pictures with Krampus. Parents discretion. Not recommended for children under 13. 6-10 p.m. Free. 505 Boardwalk Blvd., Bossier City.

DEC. 21: COOKIES & COCOA WITH MRS. CLAUS: Join the R.W. Norton Art Gallery for a Christmas storytime with Mrs. Claus! She will be visiting the museum at 10 a.m. to share her favorite Yuletide story along with a traditional holiday sugar rush of hot chocolate and cookies. This event is geared toward children 3-5 years old. Tickets available at www.rwnaf. org/events. 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport.

DEC. 22 - JAN. 15: SHREVEPORT MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM: Dec. 22, The Prophecy Show - The Music of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, 7 - 10 p.m.; Dec. 31, Rock the Clock New Year’s Eve Party (Shreveport Convention Center); Jan. 15, Nephew Tommy. For more information, go to www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com. 705 Grand Ave., Shreveport.

DEC. 31: ROCK THE CLOCK: The Social Circle of Louisiana presents a New Year’s Eve celebration with amazing entertainment, lavish and exciting design and attractive photo installations. Inspired opulence. VIP table guests will enjoy a complimentary bottle of champagne, reserved seating and commemorative tickets. The adjoining Hilton provides added convenience to avoid having to drive home when the night ends. Purchase your tickets or reserve your VIP table today. Semi-formal attire required. For more information, go to www.socialcircleoflouisiana.com. Shreveport Convention Center. 400 Caddo St., Shreveport.

DEC. 31: CELEBRITY LOUNGE NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY: Bally’s Shreveport’s Celebrity Lounge with live music by Flamethrowers and DJ Deluzion. Cover charge $25 for standing room. Dance floor table reservations, $200 for entry and seating for four. VIP seating for eight also available. 8 p.m. - 4 a.m. For more information, contact Kirsten DeMoss at 318-207-0489 or email kdemoss@ballysshreveport.com.

JAN. 1: NEW YEAR’S DAY FIREWORKS: Free and open to the public. 4-7 p.m. Food trucks and more. Provenance. 1955 Woodberry Ave., Shreveport.


DEC. 15-18: HONKY TONK ANGEL HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR: Shreveport Little Theatre’s Christmas show, by Ted Swindley and directed and choreographed by Denis Dion. The musical is of three good ol' country gals who reunite for a Christmas musical revue at “The Hillbilly Heaven Club” in Nashville, joined by a psychic and gospel soul sister. Tickets $30. Performance times: Dec. 15, 16 and 17 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 17 and 18 at 2 p.m. Box office 318-424-4439 or www.ShowTix4U.com. 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport.

JAN. 5-8: THE COLOR PURPLE THE MUSICAL: Stage Center (SC) proudly announces the inaugural production of their 12th season, “The Color Purple.” 5-7 at 7:30 p.m. and at 2 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets go onsite Dec. 19 online at StageCenterLA.com or call/text 318-218-9978. Tickets $25 adults, $22 seniors and $20 students. Marjorie Lyons Playhouse at Centenary College.

JAN. 6, 7 AND 8: THE VICTORY BELLES: This delightful vocal trio will be performing the music of the 1940s, serenading audiences at The National WWII Museum in New Orleans and across the globe. Jan. 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m. and Jan. 8 at 2 p.m. Tickets $20 at www.showtix4U.com or box office, 318-424-4439. Shreveport Little Theatre, 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport.


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