Thursday, June 29, 2023

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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: BRIAN WATSON EXHIBIT: Agora Borealis will exhibit the artist Brian Watson at Bear’s. 1401 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport.

THROUGH JULY 27: THE CREATIVE ART CONNECTION: The Bossier Arts Council’s East Bank Gallery will host The Creative Art Connection, a local art club whose purpose is to stimulate cultural development in Bossier City by providing activities in the field of fine art.For more information, go to or call 318-741- 8310. 630 Barksdale Blvd, Bossier City.

THROUGH JULY 27: “INTROSPECTIVE” BY JACQUELINE FITZGERALD RUIZ: The Bossier Arts Council will host the solo show in the Bossier Arts Council’s Lower Artist Gallery. For more information, visit www. or call 318-741-8310.

THROUGH AUGUST 6: SUMMER EXHIBITION: The R.W. Norton Art Gallery exhibition, “A Squiggle Party: A Doodle Experience” and “Of Sea and Shore” is guest curated by Kirk Reedstrom. 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport.

JUNE 28 - AUGUST 5 : (6) THE ART OF CHUCK GREY: The Shreveport Regional Arts Council presents “(6) The Art of Chuck Grey." Reception and artist talk, Aug. 2, during the Downtown Artwalk. Central Artstation. For more information, call 318-673-6500 or 801 Crockett St., Shreveport.

JUNE 29: MARKUS WOBISCH EXHIBIT: Agora Borealis will have a reception June 29 from 6-8 p.m. for the artist Markus Wobisch. Exhibit will run through June. The Agora Borealis. 421 Lake 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.


HORSESHOE CASINO: Live music 8 p.m. - 12 a.m. Karaoke on Thursdays, 7-11 p.m.; June 30, Tipsey Band; July 1, Tipsey Band; July 2, Logan Soileau; July 3, Logan Soileau; July 4, The Crowd; 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.; June 30, Sultans, $5 cover; July 7, Eric Craig, $5 cover; July 14, Raven, $5 cover; 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.

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 from 6-9 p.m.: June 29, Christopher Gates; July 6, Haley Brown; July 11, Stephanie Jackson; July 13, Michael Brown; July 18, Haley Brown; July 20, Tim Powell; July 25, Stephanie Jackson; July 27, Cole Vosbury & Amanda June; 6950 Fern Ave., Shreveport. 318-230-7130.

FROZEN PIROGUE: Live music. June 28, Jimmy Wooten, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; 515 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. 318-459-6672.

HURRICANE ALLEY: Live music. June 29, The Critics, 7-10 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 30, The Crowd; July 1, Identity Crisis; July 7, extended hours with DJ Worm, 7- 11 p.m. & DJ Chris, 11 p.m. - 2 a.m.; July 8, The Sultans; July 14, Tailgate Poets; July 15, Joey Ward; July 21, Southern Soul; July 22, The Cartoons; July 28, Eric Craig; July 29, The Shane Pons; 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. 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 from 6-9 p.m. June 30, Jesse Rawlinson; July 7, Hali Brown; July 14, Haley Brooke; July 15, Grayson May; July 21, Austin Robinson; July 22, Hali Brown; July 28, Michael Brown; 2640 Linwood Ave., Shreveport, La. 318-754-4471.

TIKI BAR: Live music. Monday nights, Blues Jam, 8:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.; June 28, DD4; June 29, Suite Harmony; 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 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.


JULY 2 : MEGHAN LINSEY: The Horseshoe Casino and Hotel of Bossier City announces Meghan Linsey from the eighth season of "The Voice." 8 p.m. at Dare Pool. Tickets online, $25. $30 at the door. For tickets and more information, call 1-800-895-0711. Horseshoe Casino, Bossier City.

JULY 14 - JULY 27 : LOUISIANA GRANDSTAND: A night of music live on stage: July 14, Marc & Ted Broussard; July 27, Red Clay Strays. Tickets may be purchased at www. WDC, 802 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.

EVERY THURSDAYS - NOVEMBER 16 : THIRSTY THURSDAYS: The Shreveport Regional Arts Council presents “Thirsty Thursdays” at Caddo Common Park. PoeticX “anchors” life entertainment shows; Chase Boytim anchors the bar with themed speciality cocktails for each event. Live entertainment. 6-9 p.m. For more information, call 318- 673-6500 or 869 Texas Ave., Shreveport.

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.

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

SATURDAYS THROUGH AUGUST 26: SHREVEPORT FARMERS’ MARKET: The Red River Revel Inc.’s annual farmers’ market provides a bountiful, weekly harvest with over 75 vendors that sell a variety of homegrown and homemade items such as fruits, vegetables, herbs, plants, honey, breads, jams, jellies, pastries, candies, pickles, cheeses, shrimp, various canned goods, seasoning, sauces and meats. There are also artisans with jewelry, crafts, candles, soaps and dog treats. Prepared breakfast and lunch meals available for purchase and consumption. 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. For more information, contact Emerie Eck Hotzclaw at, 318-455-5788 or www. Festival Plaza, 101 Crockett St., downtown 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.

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 2950 E. Texas St., Bossier City.

EVERY SATURDAY THROUGH DEC. 16: EXERCISE IN CADDO COMMON PARK: Beginning at 8 and ending at 11 a.m., SRAC host this three-tiered program. Every first Saturday of the month is “Super Exercise Saturdays” which includes three food trucks, hands-on activity, Plein Aire/ live painting, arts market, five exercise programs to include a program for children and “Stories from the Gut.” For more information, call 318-673-6500 or 869 Texas Ave., 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

THROUGH JULY 13: GOODMAN IMAX DOME: Now showing: “Dream Big: Engineering Our World; “Ancient Caves”; June 9-15, “Transformers: Rise of The Beasts”; June 16- 29, “The Flash”; June 30-July 13, “Indiana Jones and The Dial of Destiny”; 820 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport.

THROUGH SEPT. 28: GAMEPORT: Sci-Port Discover Center announces the return of “GamePort,” which features interactive stations designed to help visitors enhance critical thinking skills, learn basic traditional science principles, and introduce a variety of science-driven career options in the video game industry, all in a fun and stimulating environment. For children, teens and adults. For more information, call 318-424-3466 or go to 820 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport.

JUNE 28 - JULY 21: ROBINSON FILM CENTER: June 28, Pride on Screen: “But I’m A Cheerleader,” 8 p.m.; July 6, “The Holy Breath,” 7:30 p.m.; July 7, “Attack the Block”, 9 p.m.; July 18, “Wild Strawberries”, 6 p.m.; July 21, “Barbie” and “Oppeneimer” open; For more information, call 318-459-4122 or go to 617 Texas St., Shreveport.

JUNE 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.

JULY 1: AMBER WAVES OF PAIN - STAR- SPANGLED SLAMMER: Get ready for Round 3 of “Amber Waves Of Pain” Live Pro Wrestling at Great Raft. Doors open at noon. Wrestling begins at 6 p.m. For more information, call 318-734-9881. 1251 Dalzell St., Shreveport.

JULY 4: FREEDOM FEST & GLO FEST: The city of Shreveport and Shreveport Regional Arts Council will produce the Fourth of July festival at the Riverfront. Fun for the entire family. Fireworks, music and food at Festival Plaza.

JULY 4: FIRECRACKER 5K RACE FOR RESEARCH: Sportspectrum announces the 39th Firecracker 5K Race for Research Run & Healthwalk through historic South Highlands. Live music, food and drinks. 8 a.m. Mall St. Vincent. For more information, contact Andrew Gaspard at 318-798-1241 or

JULY 5: ARTWALK: The Downtown Shreveport Artwalk will be the Texas Street corridor. 5-8 p.m. Multiple artists, cool historic buildings, live music, food specials, historic talk, literary reads from Critical Mass at Artspace, and more. Fun for the entire family. Free admission. Free parking. Downtown Shreveport.

JULY 7 : TWILIGHT TALKIES - “BOLT”: The R.W. Norton Art Gallery will show “Bolt” on the front lawn of the museum. Bring your blanket, chair and picnics are allowed too. Food trucks serve at 6 p.m. Movie begins at 8 p.m. Plaease no dogs, smoking or tobacco products at the event. Free and open to the public. 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport.

JULY 8: ARK-LA-TEX GENEALOGICAL ASSOCIATION MONTHLY MEETING: At the Broadmoor Branch Library guest speaker Winston Hall will discuss “Shreveport, Louisiana - Cradle of the Stars.” From 1 - 3 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 318-746-1851 or 1212 Captain Shreve Drive, Shreveport.

JULY 14-15: RED RIVER BALLON RALLY: This year the rally is indoors. Family-friendly event, featuring AEP SWEPCO kid zones, tethered ballon rides and entertainment suitable for all ages. Each night live entertainment, food, retail vendors and magical balloon glow at dusk. Louisiana Downs, Bossier City.

AUGUST 4: 2023 BINGO ON THE BAYOU: A fundraiser for Catholic Charities of North Louisiana, this sell-out event is back for its seventh year. Eight bingo games, dinner and silent auctions. 6 p.m. Individual tickets are $60. Table sponsor begins at $1,500. Tickets and sponsorships can be purchased at For more information, contact Kathy Schimschock at or call 318-865-0200 ext. 109.

SEPTEMBER 23-24: CATAHOULA WINE MIXER: Outdoor event celebrating wine, cuisine and music from different regions of the world, transforming Provenance Neighborhood into a worldly theme. For more information call Matt Snyder at 318-272-3139 or 1968 Bridgewater Ave., Shreveport.


THROUGH JULY 28: SCI-PORT SUMMER CAMPS: Sci-Port Discover Center Summer Camps range from, half days to all day. Find your child’s interest: July 5-7, July 10-14, July 17-21 and July 24-28. For more information, call 318-424-3466 or go to 820 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport.

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@ 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport.


JULY 13-16: THE ADDAMS FAMILY THE MUSICAL: Stage Center announces their production of their 12th season, a comical feast that embraces the wackiness in every family, featuring 23 local performers. Tickets on sale June 26: $30 adult, $25 senior and $20 student. Thursday and Friday, 7:30 p.m. and 2: p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, July 16. Go dressed in your best creepy, kooky, mysterious and spooky for theme night with the Addams Family and enjoy $2 off the souvenir cup at concessions. For more information, call/text 318-218-9978 or email info@ Marjorie Lyons Playhouse on the Centenary College campus.

JULY 14-16 & 21-23: “THE MUSIC MAN”: This Academy Award-winning musical will play at the Emmett Hook Center in downtown Shreveport. Tickets: $25 adult. July 21 at 7:30 p.m. and July 15, 16, 22 and 23 at 3 p.m. For tickets or more information, call 318-429-6885 or info@EmmettHookCenter. org. 550 Common St., Shreveport.

JULY 21-30: “ANYTHING GOES”: The Shreveport Little Theatre will thrill the audience with a hilarious, highenergy tap dancing of the music of Cole Porter in this delicious and de-lovely musical. Tickets $30. Reserved seating and time go to SLT’s box office: 812 Margaret Place or call 318-424-4439 or email 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport.


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