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THROUGH FEB. 11: GOLDEN LENS: This exhibition highlights select photographers that submitted to the Golden Lens competition open during the two weeks of Prize Fest in 2022. The competition was a collaborative effort between Bossier Parish Community College Foundation and Prize Foundation for photographers to submit works made in Caddo and Bossier Parish celebrating North Louisiana. A panel of professional photographers specializing in commercial and fine art selected a collection of images to be shown in the public exhibition. A winning photograph will be awarded a $1,000 prize! Mon.-Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Central Art Station. 801 Crockett St., Shreveport.

THROUGH FEB. 20: LOUISIANA STATE EXHIBIT: The exhibit of “Changing Landscapes: Photographs Along the Solomon Northup Trail” by Jan Beauboeuf. The public is invited to meet the artist and view the exhibit in the West Wing Gallery. Admission is free, and tours are available by appointment. For more information about the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, visit www.laexhibitmuseum.org, and for the Secretary of State’s Museums Program, please visit https://www.sos.la.gov/ museums. 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport.

THROUGH MARCH 5: WINTER/SPRING 2023 EXHIBITION: The R. W. Norton Art Gallery presents the Hoover Watercolor Society 65th Annual Winter/Spring Exhibition. This exhibition gives members a chance to exhibit their work together in a beautiful exhibition full of vibrant colors and artistic expertise. 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport.

THROUGH MARCH 30: “THE ORDER OF THINGS”: Jennifer Robison’s investigation into perception and societal roles. Influenced by research in structural color and entomology, this work uses iridescence as a metaphor for how each person may perceive their surroundings. Every person has a unique belief system, usually revolving around personal values. Personal values become structured by the culture the individual is raised in or adopts at some point in life. Opening reception Feb. 10 from 6-8 p.m. East Bank Gallery. 630 Barksdale Blvd., Shreveport.

THROUGH APRIL 8: ELLEN SOFFER-PINK SKY: There is a unique intensity of color and an awareness of form throughout her newest works. Experience more than 60 new works by Soffer in the exhibition, “ellen soffer: pink sky,” The exhibition is presented by the Shreveport Regional Arts Council (SRAC) at artspace at 708 Texas St., Shreveport.

THROUGH MAY 8: “LIFE THROUGH MY LENS”: This captivating exhibit is by student artist Rahel Aksam and are on display in BPCC’s Learning Commons Library inside the John R. McConathy Administration Building. A reception will be held Feb. 22 from 12:30-2 p.m. Hours: Thursdays from 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Friday from 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 6220 E. Texas St., Bossier City.

FEB. 9: LINDSAY CORDERO ARTIST RECEPTION: The Agora will celebrate artist Lindsay “Bones” Cordero’s book The Krewe of Barkus and Meoux and showcase her incredible illustrations that are loved nationally. 4-7 p.m. The Agora Borealis. 421 Lake St., Shreveport.

FEB. 10: LOVE & ART - A VALENTINE’S DAY TOUR: From strolling with a significant other to meeting a new fling for a first date, museums are full of romance and saucy stories. Join The R.W. Norton Art Gallery for a special Valentine’s-themed tour as they explore famous couples, steamy stories, titillating tales of revenge and more in their permanent collection. Space is limited. Please reserve your free ticket at www.rwnaf.org. 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport.

FEB. 23: C. DALLAS ARTIST RECEPTION: The Korner Lounge will celebrate artist C. Dallas. Like his poetic thesis, he celebrates the human body, particularly the male form, in his paintings. 7-8 p.m. 800 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport.

FEB. 24-25: BLOOD AT THE ROOT: Presented by Grambling alumni and a extension of Excellence Performing Arts. “A striking new ensemble drama based on the Jena Six; six Black students who were initially charged with attempted murder for a school fight after being provoked with nooses hanging from a tree on campus. This bold new play by Dominique Morisseau examines the miscarriage of justice, racial double standards and the crises in relations between men and women of all classes and, as a result, the shattering state of Black family life." Admission $20. Tickets may be purchased at the door. Children under 5 years of age will not be permitted. East Bank Theatre. 630 Barksdale Blvd., Shreveport.

FEB. 25: LUMPY GRITS ARTISTRY: 10th birthday season presenting Children’s Theatre Short Stories. 1) A Cinderella Story 2) Anansi: Lord of Stories 1) Tell me a Tale of Resistance - Black History Tribute. Tickets $15. For more information, email lumpygritsartistry@gmail.com 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Central Art Station. 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 Wooten and Haley Brooke. 2151 Airline Drive, Bossier City. 318-841-5646. 1931 LOUNGE HORSESHOE CASINO: Live music. 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.; Feb. 24, Raven, 7-10 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. https://www.restaurantji.com/la/shreveport/antonio-s-/

VFW POST 4588: Live music every Saturday night 6:30 -10:30 p.m. $10 cover. 1004 Jeter St., Bossier City. Call 318-752-4588 or 318-655- 5274

TIKI BAR: Live music. Monday nights, Blues Jam, 8:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.; Feb. 8, Good & Evil Ben; Feb. 9, Tree Fiddy Trio; Feb. 10, Open Mic Comedy; Feb. 11, Logan and the Legendaries; Feb. 15, Keep Happy; Feb. 17, Open Mic Comedy; Feb. 18, Pocket Change; Feb. 22, DD4; Feb. 23, Suite Harmony; Feb. 24, Open Mic Comedy; Feb. 25, The Joanitones, 7-11 p.m.; 639 E. Kings Hwy., Shreveport. 318-868-6355.

THE MARKET: Live music. Feb. 10, The Lovers; Feb. 17, Christopher Gate; Feb. 24, Zac Hatton; 10539 Norris Ferry Road, Shreveport. 318-797-4375.

BEAR’S: Live music. Feb. 17, Mammoth Caravan/ Whether/Blooddrunk, 8 p.m.; 1401 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport. 318-606-4267.

BEAUXJAX CRAFTHOUSE: Live music. Feb. 10, Hali Brown, 7-9 p.m.; Feb. 11, Schaefer Mueller, 7-9 p.m.; Feb. 17, Braydon Watts, 7-9 p.m.; Feb. 18, Aidan Johnston, 7-9 p.m.; 501 Barksdale Blvd, Bossier City. 318-584-7169.

BIG COUNTRY: Live music. Every Thursday is Ladies night; 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. 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. 6950 Fern Ave., Shreveport. 318-230-7130.

FROZEN PIROGUE: Live music. Feb. 8, Cory Cross, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Feb. 9, Seth Bradford; 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Feb. 10, Melrose; 7-11 p.m.; Feb. 11, Clay Logan, 7-11 p.m.; Feb. 15, Patrick Owens, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Feb. 16, Jake Williams, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Feb. 17, Song Swap: Clara McBroom & Zane Alexander, 7-11 p.m.; Feb. 18, Cal Presley, 7-11 p.m.; March 1, Clay Logan, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; 515 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. 318-459-6672.

HURRICANE ALLEY: Live music. March 3, Honey, 7-11 p.m.; March 9, Flight Delay, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; March 10, Trent Cowie Band, 7-11 p.m.; March 11, The Huser Brothers w/Darrin Morris Band, 7-11 p.m.; March 16, Stompbox, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; March 18, Almost Legal w/ Slurred Words, 7:30-11 p.m.; 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. 2701 Viking Drive, Bossier City. 318- 747-2332.

NOBLE SAVAGE Live music. Every Wednesday night playing memories and the blues, 8 p.m.; 417 Texas St., Shreveport. 318-828-2619.

PARADISE THEATER: Live music. Feb. 17, Shenandoah, 8 p.m. Tickets start at $45; 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489.

RED RIVER BREWPUB/THE GARAGE: Live music. 310 Mansfield St., Bossier City. 318-317-4110

SAM’S TOWN CASINO: Live music. March 3, Raven, 7-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.

SHREVE STATION: Live music. March 10, Tribute to Jeff Beck from “LBJ” tickets on sale now; 400 Crockett St., Shreveport. 318-489-1605.

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

THE MISSING LINK: Live music. 504 Texas St., Shreveport. 318-751-5820.

THE SEVENTH TAP BREWING PROJECT: Live music. Feb. 8, Music Bingo (Emo Night)., 6-9 p.m.; Feb. 10, State of September., 6-9 p.m.; Feb. 17, Trey Gauthreaux., 6-9 p.m.; Feb. 18, Hali Brown., 6-9 p.m.; Feb. 22, Trivia Night., 6-9 p.m.; Feb. 24, Hali Brown., 6-9 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.; Feb. 25, The Joanitones, 7-11 p.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.; Feb. 11, Chris Gates, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. and Karaoke from 8-midnight; Feb. 18, Chris Gates, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. and Karaoke from 8-midnight; 1207

Shreveport-Barksdale Hwy., Shreveport. 318-869-2422.


FEB. 11-MARCH 3: LOUISIANA GRANDSTAND: A night of music live on stage: Feb. 11, Jimmy Wooten & Joshua Ray Walker; March 3, Ward Davis. Tickets may be purchased at www.louisianagrandstand. com. WDC, 802 Margaret Place, Shreveport.

FEB. 11 - MARCH 9 : SHREVEPORT MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM: Feb. 11, Justin Moore – Me, You & Whiskey Tour w/Priscilla Block, 7-10 p.m.; Feb. 24, Nate Bargatze – The Be Funny Tour, 7-11:30 p.m.; Feb. 25, Royal Comedy 2023, 8-11:30 p.m.; March 9, Tracy + Clay – One Night. Two Icons, 7:30-10 p.m. For more information, go to www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium. com. 705 Grand Ave., Shreveport.

FEB. 26: MANIA - THE ABBA TRIBUTE: In an exhilarating, two-hour recreation of one of ABBA’s most memorable concerts, "MANIA" brings to life the flamboyance of the ‘70s. This includes all of the uplifting, dance-inducing and sometimes heart-breaking songs from the iconic Swedish band, with fantastic costumes, staging, lighting and effects. 8 p.m. Tickets $24.50 - $85. Box office, 318-226-8555. The Strand. 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport.


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.

FIRST WEDNESDAYS AND SECOND SATURDAYS: THE BRIDGE 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.

EVERY THURSDAY - SATURDAY: LOUISIANA DOWNS QUARTER HORSE RACING: The 2023 Quarter Horse live racing post time will be at 1:35 p.m. each day through April 1 with more racing days in March. Please check the Louisiana Downs website at LaDowns.com/racing for the complete racing schedule and the casino’s Facebook page for upcoming promotions. 8000 E Texas St., Bossier City.

MONDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS: SHREVEPORT OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: Hybrid meetings: Zoom and in-person 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.

EVERY SUNDAY: BROADMOOR CO-OP: At the Broadmoor Library parking lot every Sunday is a community trade/barter and share a meal. No money changes hands, just trade/bartering with neighbors. Live music. 1-3 p.m. Contact Amy at 318-344-3354. 1212 Captain Shreve Drive, Shreveport.

FOURTH FRIDAYS: BROADMOOR FARMER’S MARKET: At the Broadmoor United Methodist Church parking lot. Best barbecue, hand-poured candles, cotton candy, chickens, ducks, bunnies, honey, pottery, plants, produce, spices, baked goods and so much more. 6-8 p.m. Contact Amy at 318-344-3354 or Facebook @ BroadmoorFarmersmarket. 3715 Youree Drive, 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. Sanctuary Glass Studio, 421 Lake St., Shreveport. studio-sanctuaryglassstudio.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 number canvas art and yoga. Tuesdays: chair exercise 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 JUNE 4: BE THE ASTRONAUT: The newest temporary exhibit at Sci-Port Discover Center that is scientifically verified by experts at NASA for accuracy and feasibility that teaches visitors about the concepts, challenges and excitement of spaceflight, through the use of touchscreen stations, artifacts and interactive simulator pods built to look like space capsules. Learn more and purchase tickets at sci-port.org/be-the-astronaut/. 820 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport.

FEB. 9: CALANTHEAN TEMPLE EXHIBITION: This event will showcase the recent discoveries made by LSUS history students during a cultural resource investigation and site survey of the Calanthean. This fun, public event will celebrate them and tell a fascinating story about the building. Capacity is limited, so reserve your spot on www.eventbrite.com. 5:30 p.m. 1007 Texas Ave., Shreveport.

FEB. 10-11 & 17-18: MURDER GRAS MADNESS: Necro Manor Haunted House is an interactive Louisiana style haunt featuring legendary creatures from the Bayou State, tales of murder and mayhem, and even signature throws. Friday from 7 p.m. - midnight and Saturday from 6 p.m. - midnight. Not recommended for children under 13. Tickets $10 and can be pre-ordered online at Necromanor.com. 505 Boardwalk Blvd, Bossier City.

FEB. 11: P.D. FERTITTA BOOK SIGNING: Fertitta’s Delicatessen and Omertà Entertainment are hosting a book signing for the debut novella series, "Trinacria: The Blood Washes Blood Chronicles." The novella may be purchased through Amazon by visiting Omertaentertainment.com. Limited books on site. Lunch also available for purchase. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. 1124 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport.

FEB. 16 & MARCH 31: CIGAR TASTING: Tobacco House Cigar and Lounge is hosting unique opportunities: Feb. 16, Annual Ladies Night from 6-9 p.m. with door prizes. March 31, Smokin’ On The Red from 5 - 9 p.m. Tickets on sale now for their annual multi-vendor event. Everett Street Jazz Band with food trucks, raffle tickets and door prizes. For more information, call 318- 686-5991. 9464 Mansfield Road, Shreveport.

FEB. 17 - APRIL 1: BROOKSHIRE GROCERY ARENA: Feb. 17, Alabama; Feb. 19, Journey; Feb. 25, Parker McCollum; March 2-5, Disney on Ice Let’s Celebrate; April 1, Bert Kreisher; For more information, go to www. info@brooshiregroceryarena.com. 2000 Brookshire Arena Drive, Bossier City.

FEB. 17: ANT-MAN AND THE WASP - QUANTUMANIA PREMIERE: The Goodman IMAX Dome showtimes and tickets are available at sci-port.org/ imax. 820 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport.

FEB. 21: MARDI GRAS PARTY: Bossier Council on Aging is hosting a Mardi Gras party with food, drinks and costumes. The Krewe of Elders will also be there to celebrate. For more information, call 318-741-8302. 706 Bearkat Drive, Bossier City.

FEB. 24 - DEC 1: LET’S CHAT AND CHEW SERIES: The YWCA of NWLA Justice Program calendar of events for 2023. Chat and Chew and Dialogue on Race: Feb. 24, March 31, April 4. Spring-Dialogue on Race @ 5:30 p.m.: April 24, May 25, June 23, July 28, Aug. 25, Aug. 29. Summer-Dialogue on Race @ 5:30 p.m.: Sept. 22, Oct. 10. Fall-Dialogue on Race @ 5:30 p.m.: Oct. 27, Dec. 1. Series time at 11:30 a.m. For more information, call 318-550-4417. 850-B Olive St., Shreveport.

FEB. 25: EAST BANK MARDI GRAS MARKET AND GOLF CART PARADE: Music, market vendors, food trucks and more. Family friendly. 6-8 p.m. and Golf Cart Parade rolls out at 7 p.m. 615 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.

MARCH 11: ARK-LA-TEX GENEALOGICAL ASSOCIATION MONTHLY MEETING: Guest speaker is Sarah Hamer and the topic is “Remembering Miss Willie Grace Johnson, Shreveport Suffragist." From 1-3 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, go to www.altgenealogy.com. Broadmoor Branch Library. 1212 Captain Shreve Drive, Shreveport.

MARCH 17-19: CRAWFEST: The annual Crawfest is a three-day festival in historic Betty Virginia Park that celebrates local music, food and retailers. Also a Maker Space with C&C Mercantile and a Sunday brunch with bottomless mimosas, brunch menu items from participating food vendors and the Battle of the Bloody Marys. One-day, three-day, VIP and Sunday Brunch tickets are on sale at crawfestshreveport.com. 3901 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport.


FEB. 17: ART AFTER DARK: The Shreveport Opera presents Art After Dark “Speed Dating Tonight.” A simultaneously zany and poignant look at how difficult the search is for a real, meaningful connection. Hear and see our SOX artists and chorus members portray multiple characters of potential would-be lovers as they navigate their search for romance, love and everything in between, in a series of rapid-fire dates. You never know where sparks may fly – or fall flat – with this eclectic setting of fun-filled dates, including toaster junkies, a kleptomaniac, an imaginative Catholic girl and others. 7 p.m. Tickets $35 and can be purchased at www.Shreveportopera.org or call 318-227-9503. The Catholic Center. 3500 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport.

FEB. 17-19, 24-26: THE THREE LITTLE PIGS: Three sibling pigs dream of peace and safety as they build houses of straw, sticks and bricks to keep the Big Bad Wolf at bay. They learn several valuable life lessons along the way. The Wolf’s “huffing and puffing” blows down each house until the pigs finally band together to build a strong, stable house of bricks to protect themselves … et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.That is only where the fun begins in our wacky musical adaptation. Feb. 17 and 24 at 4 p.m.; all other performances at 2 p.m. Stephen W. Slaughter Theatre in Building C. Bossier Parish Community College. Tickets $5. Visit the BPCC Theatre Box Office online at https:// www.ticketsource.us/bpcc-theatre or call 318-678-6021.

FEB. 23-26 & MARCH 3-5: OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS: Shreveport Little Theatre MainStage comedy. Synopsis: When Nick announces that he is moving to Seattle, his four Italian- American grandparents quickly concoct a series of hilarious schemes to keep Nick from moving. Feb. 23-25 and March 3 and 4 at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26 and March 5 at 2 p.m. Tickets $23-$25. Call 318-424-4439 or www.ShowTix4U.com. 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport.


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