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ONGOING: CRITICAL MASS ELEVEN: The Shreveport Regional Arts Council’s exhibit for experiencing over 100 works from an active, producing community of visual and literary artists in Northwest Louisiana. Artspace, 708 Texas St., Shreveport.

THROUGH JUNE 3: CONVERGENCE DIVIDED EXHIBITION: A fine art-based body of work that shows an external manifestation of Jenn Brooke Wasserman’s personality identity as it deals with big division in life. Central ArtStation. 801 Crockett St., downtown Shreveport.

JUNE 1 - AUGUST 6: SUMMER EXHIBITION: The R.W. Norton Art Gallery invites you to the opening reception for “A Squiggle Party: A Doodle Experience guest curated by Kirk Reedstrom” and “Of Sea and Shore.” Reception June 1 from 5-7 p.m. Both exhibits run through Aug. 6. 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport.

JUNE 6 - 26: CADDO PARISH ART STUDENT EXHIBIT: The Louisiana State Exhibit Museum will feature “Project Talent,” an exhibition of artwork created by Caddo Parish students which will exhibit a variety of artwork including acrylic painting on canvas, Prisma colored pencil on paper, mixed media and homemake pottery for sale. Opening reception June 6 from 4:30-7 p.m. Admission free. 3015 Greenwood Road, 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. Karaoke on Thursdays, 7-11 p.m.; . 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. https://www.restaurantji.com/la/shreveport/antonio-s-/

BEAR’S: Live music. 1401 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport. 318-606-4267.

BEAUXJAX CRAFTHOUSE: Live music. 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.

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

FLYING HEART BREWING & PUB: Live music. 700 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.

FRANK’S PIZZA: Live music. June 1, Jesse Ralinson, 6-9 p.m.; 6950 Fern Ave., Shreveport. 318-230-7130.

FROZEN PIROGUE: Live music. May 31, Jimmy Wooten, 6:30 -9:30 p.m.; June 3, White Trash Wannabees, 7-11 p.m.; June 6, Aspen Leigh, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; June 7, Seth Bradford, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; June 13, Clay Logan, 6:30-9:30 p.m; 515 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. 318-459-6672.

HURRICANE ALLEY: Live music. June 1, Identity Crisis, 7-11 p.m.; June 2, Honey, 7-11 p.m.; June 8, Dusty Moats, 7-11 p.m.; June 9, Chad Cooke w/Flight Delay, 7-11 p.m.; June 10, Chris Cornell Experience w/Nevermind (A tribute to Nirvana), 7-11 p.m.; 500 Ogilvie St., Bossier City.

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

LINE AVE. PIE & BREW CO.: Live music. 6301 Line Ave., Shreveport. 318-606-5072.

MONZON’S CANTINA AND GRILL Live music. 2091 Stockwell Road, Ste. 1, Bossier City. 318-562-3359.

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. 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 from 7 p.m. - midnight; June 2, The Clay Logan Band; June 3, Chuck Jones; June 9, Black Ice; June 10, Chasin’ Benjamins; June 16, Lady Chazz & The Tramps; June 17, The Bluez Boyz; June 23, The Sultans; June 24, The Chicken Brothers; June 30, The Crowd; July 1, Identity Crisis; 315 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport. 318-424-7777.

SUPERIOR’S STEAKHOUSE: Live piano music: Tues., Brian Watson, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Wed., Alan Dyson, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Thurs., Stan Hoffman, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Fri., Brian Watson & Avery Covington, 6-10 p.m.; Sat., Daniel Ley Duo, 7-11 p.m.; Sun., Victoria Wells, 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.; 855 Pierremont Road, No. 120, Shreveport. 318-219-4123.

SHREVE STATION: Live music. June 4, Daniel Donato’s Cosmic Country + Jennifer Jannet + Braydon Watts, 7 p.m.; June 13, Hellzapoppin: Circus Sideshow 2023, 8 p.m.; 400 Crockett St., Shreveport. 318-489-1605.

THE STAGE AT SILVER STAR: Love entertainment venue presents Josh Abbott Band. Visit thestagebossier. com. Located at 1201 Dixie Overland Road, Bossier City, La. 318-752-3633

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. 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.

VFW POST 4588: Live music every Saturday night, 6:30 -10:30 p.m. $10 cover. June 3, Flashback; June 10, Red Chute Revue; June 17, Del Rio; June 24, Delta; 1004 Jeter St., Bossier City. Call 318-752-4588 or 318-655-5274

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


JUNE 1: SHREVEPORT MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM: June 1, “Madagascar the Musical.” For more information, go to www. shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com. 705 Grand Ave., Shreveport.

JUNE 3 - JULY 27 : LOUISIANA GRANDSTAND: A night of music live on stage: June 3, Mike & The Moonpies; June 10, Killer Beaz of Discovery Channel’s “Moonshiners”; June 15, Uncle Lucius; June 17, Jacob Stelly; June 23, Josh Ward; July 14 Marc & Ted Broussard; July 27, Red Clay Strays; Tickets may be purchased at www.louisianagrandstand.com. WDC, 802 Margaret Place, Shreveport.

JUNE 9-11 AND 15-17: PINKALICIOUS THE MUSICAL: Based on the popular book by Victoria Kann and Elizabeth Kann, this is the tale of Pinkalicious, who can’t stop eating pink cupcakes despite warning from her parents. June 9, 15 & 16 at 6 p.m., June 10 & 17 at 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. and June 11 at 2 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling 318-424-4439 or online at shreveportlittletheatre.com. 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport.


EVERY FIRST FRIDAY OF THE MONTH: GLOFESTS: The Shreveport Regional Arts Council (SRAC) is thrilled to announce the debut of its monthly GloFest on the “Bakowski Bridge of Lights” on Texas Street Bridge. Free festival. Features new animated light shows on the bridge produced by the Light It Up Artist Team and Caddo Parish Schools. 7-10 p.m. Art market, food truck court, street performances and more.

FIRST SATURDAY OF MONTH: SUPER SATURDAYS AT CADDO COMMON PARK: An invigorating free exercise session led by experienced trainers. Participants can join in on five different exercises, including yoga, trampoline exercises, high-impact workouts and more. Also, an enchanting arts market showcasing the work of local artists and vendors will showcase and sell their creations. 869 Texas Ave., Shreveport.

EVERY SATURDAY THROUGH NOVEMBER 25: BOSSIER CITY FARMERS' MARKET: Support your local community, and invite your friends and family to the market and do some shopping. The market has a wealth of local fresh veggies and fruits, food trucks, jams, salsa, honey, soap, candles, baked goods, jellies, pickles, tamales, flowers, kettle corn, barbecue, lemonade, southern cuisine, fruit smoothies, coffee, Venezuelan cuisine, funnel cakes and much more. 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the south parking lot of Pierre Bossier Mall. Visit www.BossierCityFarmersMarket. com. 2950 E. Texas St., Bossier City.

ONGOING: REVEL - CALL FOR ARTISTS: Applications are now open for the 47th Annual Red River Revel Arts Festival to visual, music and performing artists. Since 1976, the annual Red River Revel Arts Festival has offered a vast experience through art activities, entertainment, food and cultural traditions. The festival dates are Sat., Sept. 30 – Sun., Oct. 8. To find the application and full list of rules and regulations, please visit redriverrevel. com.

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.

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.

EVERY WEEKEND: GLASSBLOWING WORKSHOPS: High Gravity Glassworks workshops allow you to participate in the making of a work of art. Book now at https://highgravityglassworks.com. For more information, call 318-582-1424. 1200 Marshall St., Ste. 500, Shreveport.

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.

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.

SUNDAYS THROUGH JUNE 18: BARKSDALE MARKET: This new Sunday market will feature three dozen of your favorite local vendors from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Farm goods, makers, handmade items, retail, food and fun. www.BarksdaleMarket.com. 3224 Barksdale Blvd, Bossier City.

JUNE 2: “THE LITTLE MERMAID”: The R.W. Norton Art Gallery will present this movie on the front lawn. Bring chairs and blanket and enjoy a movie under the stars. Local food trucks available at 6 p.m. Picnic encouraged. Movie begins at 8. Please, no dogs, smoking or tobacco products. 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport.

JUNE 3 - 27: ROBINSON FILM CENTER: June 3, The Robbys; June 7, Film & The Meaning of Life: Living, 6 p.m.; June 8, The Renzi Center: Celebrating 25 Years of Magic, 6:30 p.m.; June 13, "Brokeback Mountain," 6 p.m.; June 20, "To Catch a Thief," 10:30 a.m.; June 22, "Roots of Fire"; June 23, "Asteroid City"; June 27, "Bring It On," 6 p.m.; For more information, call 318-459-4122 or go to robinsonfilcenter.org. 617 Texas St., Shreveport.

JUNE 3 - 4: LE TOUR DES JARDINS: The Northwest Louisiana Master Gardeners will hold their annual spring garden tour through six private gardens throughout Shreveport and Bossier. Tour hours will be 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on June 3, and 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. on June 4. Advance tickets are $10 and can be purchased at any Citizens National Bank or call 318-408-0984 or online at 222.nwlamg.weebly.com. Tickets may be purchased at any garden on tour day for $15. For information and locations, go to www.nwlamg.weebly.

JUNE 10: ARK-LA-TEX GENEALOGICAL ASSOCIATION MONTHLY MEETING: At the Broadmoor Branch Library, guest speaker Sarah Hamer will discuss “Using DNA to Find a King.” From 1 - 3 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information call 318-746- 1851 or www.altgenealogy.com. 1212 Captain Shreve Drive, Shreveport.

JUNE 13: BOOK PRESENTATION: The Bossier Library at Aulds and Benton will host a native of Shreveport, author Cathey Graham Nickell as she gives a colorful presentation of “Yazzy’s Amazing Yarn.” Aulds Branch 10 a.m. and at the Benton branch at 2 p.m.

JUNE 14 AND 28: LOUISIANA KEY ACADEMY OPEN HOUSE: The Caddo Campus serves K-4th grade students in Shreveport and surrounding parishes and this open house will familiarize you with the process of admission. On site screening for dyslexia will be available for assessing your child. 261 Arthur Ave., Shreveport.

JUNE 15: DISCOVER THE ART OF CRUISING: Expedia Cruises will host a seminar that will tell you all about cruising, including shore excursions, drink packages, speciality dining, destination and much more. 6 p.m. For more information go to www.expediacruises.com/ broadmoor. Bossier Arts Council. 600 Barksdale Boulevard. Bossier City.

JUNE 15: MARKETS & MUSIC: The Provenance Markets & Music takes place on third Thursdays in the spring/summer 2023. Free and open to the public from 4-8 p.m. Vendors may apply. For more information, contact 318-683-0399 or events@yourprovenance.com. 1968 Bridgewater Ave., Shreveport.

JUNE 16-18: JUNETEENTH FESTIVAL: The 36th annual Let the Good Times Roll Festival is presented by Rho Omega & Friends Inc. Follow on Facebook for times and bands. 101 Festival Plaza, Shreveport.

JUNE 17: BROOKSHIRE GROCERY ARENA: June 17, Thomas Rhett. For more information, go to www.info@brooshiregroceryarena.com. 2000 Brookshire Arena Drive, Bossier City.

JUNE 17: SUMMER POP-UP AT COHAB: The Queen of Digital Marketing in collaboration with the Black Women in Business Networking Group will host the summer pop-up at Cohabitating. From 1 - 5 p.m. and is free to the public. Indoor and outdoor vendor spaces available. Contact Chantelle for vendor or sponsor information by calling 318- 200-0835. 500 Clyde Fant Pkwy, downtown Shreveport.

JUNE 23: “LEGALLY BLONDE”: The R.W. Norton Art Gallery will present this movie on the front lawn. Bring chairs and blanket and enjoy a movie under the stars. Local food trucks available at 6 p.m. Picnic encouraged. Movie begins at 8. Please no dogs, smoking or tobacco products. 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport.


JUNE 1 - JUNE 4: “FINDING NEMO JR.”: Stage Center & their School of Performing Arts announces the second production of their 12th season, Disney•Pixar’s "Finding Nemo The Musical Jr." Thurs. & Fri. 6 p.m., Sat. at 2 p.m. & 6 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets $15 all seats and go on sale online at StageCenterLA.com or call/text (318) 218-9978. Marjorie Lyons Playhouse on the Centenary College Campus.


JUNE 5-9, 19-23 & 26-30: DIGITAL MEDIA INSTITUTE: Three summer camps for ages 13+: Level 1 Animation Camp, Level 2 Animation Camp and a Game Development Camp. Five days long from 8 a.m. - noon. Cost: $125. Visit www.dmi.edu/camps for more information.

JULY 10 - 14: SLT SUMMER CAMP: The Shreveport Little Theatre Academy is currently enrolling students into three age groups: 6-8, 9-11 and 12-14. 1-4 p.m. Cost: $150 for the week. If you have any questions, contact sltacademy@gmail.com. 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport.

JULY 24 - 28: SLT SUMMER CAMP: The Shreveport Little Theatre Academy is currently enrolling students into three age groups: 6-8, 9-11 and 12-14. From 9 a.m. - noon. Cost: $150 for the week. If you have any questions, contact sltacademy@gmail.com. 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport.


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