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THROUGH DEC. 28: WINTER EXHIBITION AT LOUISIANA STATE EXHIBIT MUSEUM: This winter exhibit will feature works depicting wild and domestic animals, and students from Mud Mavens will exhibit their stoneware and porcelain clays. 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport.

THROUGH DEC. 30: SNO GLO EXHIBITION: The dazzling world of Sno Glo at artspace. An exhibition of artists-made snowflakes will dazzle and delight. 708 Texas St., Shreveport. THROUGH JAN. 1: PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION: Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Ellis Lucia and award-winning photographer Bevil Knapp will be at SAS Galleries. Louisiana Boardwalk, Store 605, Bossier City.

THROUGH JAN. 7: SING A SONG OF CHEER – A NORTON HOLIDAY EXHIBITION: Paired with your favorite holiday tunes, discover the origins of well-known Christmas favorites, like “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and “Frosty the Snowman.” Uncover the history of Jack Frost and learn how a cranky old Grinch became one of the most endearing holiday characters. Live music by Haley Brooke. Delicious holiday beverages and art from the Norton’s permanent collection and featured local artists. 5-7 p.m. Free and open to the public. 4747 Creswell, Ave., Shreveport.

THROUGH JAN. 9: 34TH ANNUAL GREENING: 18 trees decorated by Caddo Parish third-grade students will be on display at the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum. For more information, visit www.laexhibitmuseum.org. 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport.

THROUGH JAN. 23: LINDA MOSS EXHIBIT: The Agora Borealis will host an artist’s showcase. For more information, call 318-268-3011. 421 Lake St., Shreveport.

THROUGH JAN. 26: “ARTIFEX AND COPPISE”: James Nelson and his solo exhibition “Artifex & Coppise” will be at the East Bank Gallery. A collection of acrylic spectrum and forest turned plank from sustainable harvesting adorned and assembled for visual pleasure. For more information, call 318-741-8310 or www.bossierarts.org. 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.

THROUGH JAN. 26: “THE IMMERSION OF MUSE”: Yolanda Barnes and her solo show, “The Immersion of Muse,” proudly make their way into the Bossier Arts Lower Gallery. Yolanda loves to depict her subjects in bold colors or themes that express her cultural heritage as an African American woman. For more information, call 318-741-8310 or www.bossierarts.org. 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 Wooton and Haley Brooke. Call for weekly schedule. 2151 Airline Drive, Bossier City. 318-841-5646.

1931 LOUNGE HORSESHOE CASINO: Live music 8 p.m. - 12 a.m. 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.

BAYOU THUNDER: Live music. 1910 Market St., Shreveport. 318-848-7732.

BEAUXJAX CRAFTHOUSE: Live music. 501 Barksdale Blvd, Bossier City. 318-584-7169.

CELEBRITY LOUNGE BALLY’S CASINO: DJs Friday and Saturday nights. Dec. 16, DJ Faze at 9:30 p.m.; Dec. 23, DJ Own at 9:30 p.m.; Dec. 29, Jerhiame Walls at 8 p.m.; Dec. 30, Tipsey begins at 9:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.; Dec. 31, Pop Fiction at 9:30 p.m.; Jan. 6, Aryana Mo and Band at 8 p.m. 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.

ERNEST’S ORLEANS: Live music. Every Tuesday, big burgers, big blues and big times with Betty Lewis, 6-9 p.m.; 1601 N. Spring St., Shreveport. 318-226-1325.

FLAMES MEDITERRANEAN RESTAURANT: Live music 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.; 436 Ashley Ridge Blvd, Shreveport. 318-606-5380.

FRANK’S PIZZA: Live music from 6-9 p.m.: 6950 Fern Ave., Shreveport. 318-230-7130.

FROZEN PIROGUE: Live music 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.; Dec. 13, Patrick Owens; Dec. 19, Seth Bradford; Dec. 20, Jimmy Wooten; Dec. 26, Braydon Watts; Dec. 27, Aspen Leigh. 515 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. 318-459-6672.

HURRICANE ALLEY: Live music. Dec. 14, Eric Johanson; Dec. 15, Independence Bowl Pre-party Concert: Reputation (a tribute to Taylor Swift); Dec. 21, Side FX; Dec. 22, The Rockafellas; Dec. 23, Bad Habit. 500 Ogilvie St., Bossier City.

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

SAM’S TOWN CASINO: Live music from 7 p.m. - midnight; Dec. 15, Chasin’ Benjamins; Dec. 16, The Hoodoos; Dec. 22, Sheila and the Caddo Kats; Dec. 23, Identity Crisis; Dec. 29; Shot Glass; Dec. 30, Southern Soul; Dec. 31, The Crowd from 8 p.m. - 1 a.m. 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.

THE CUB LOUNGE AND GRILLE: Live music. 3002 Girard St., Shreveport. 318-861-6517.

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

THE SEVENTH TAP BREWING PROJECT: Live music from 6-9 p.m. 2640 Linwood Ave., Shreveport, La. 318-754-4471.

TIKI BAR AND GRILL: Live music from 6-9 p.m. Dec. 21, Barksdale Bubble; 2640 Linwood Ave., Shreveport, La. 318-754-4471.

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. 13: “THE CHER SHOW: A NEW MUSICAL”: A Tony Award-winning musical of her story, and it’s packed with so much Cher that it takes three women to play her: the kid starting out, the glam pop star and the icon. 7:30 p.m. For tickets or more information, call 318-226-8555 or www.thestrandtheatre.com. 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport.

DEC. 15: LOUISIANA GRANDSTAND: A night of music live on stage: Dec. 15, Dan Smalley, “A Country Christmas to Remember.” Tickets may be purchased at www.louisianagrandstand.com. WDC, 802 Margaret Place, Shreveport.

DEC. 16: JENNIFER MCMULLEN – MUSIC AND MEMORIES AT VILLAGE THEATER: Enjoy an evening of your classic favorites plus a few originals. 7 - 8:45 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at village-theater.ticketleap.com. 1035 2nd St., Grand Cane.

DEC. 16: 2023-24 WILLIS KNIGHTON MASTERWORKS SERIES, HOLIDAY POPS WITH LAURA OSNES: The sensational Laura Osnes will bring her own style to RiverView Theater, following Broadway roles in “Grease,” “South Pacific” and “Cinderella,” and appearances with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir on PBS. Conducted by Michael Butterman with the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra. Ticket prices: $29-$75. Children (12 and under) $10; students w/ID $15 and can be purchased at shreveportsymphony.com or call 318-227-TUNE (8863). 600 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport.

DEC. 17: HOLIDAY BRASS QUINTET AND STRINGS: The 2023-24 Noel Foundation Inc. Chamber Music Series will perform at LSUS Theater Auditorium. SSO string section, SSO brass quintet with Rick Rowell and Jake Walburn on trumpets; Tom Hundemer, horn; Michael Davidson on trombone; and J. Mark Thompson on bass trombone. 3 p.m. Free and open to the public.


ONGOING MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS: FRENCH TABLE: French table/La Table Francaise in the Jackson Hall Lobby is an opportunity for French speakers of all skill levels to gather and practice speaking French – sometimes with food and special themes. 6:30 p.m. Mondays and 7:45 p.m. Thursdays. Free and open to the public. Centenary College. Shreveport.

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.

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.

EVERY SATURDAY THROUGH DEC. 16: EXERCISE IN CADDO COMMON PARK: Beginning at 8 and ending at 11 a.m., SRAC hosts 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 www.shrevearts.org. 869 Texas Ave., Shreveport.

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.

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.

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.


THROUGH DEC. 23: CHRISTMAS IN ROSELAND: Celebrating its 40th year, Christmas in Roseland is sure to be festive and bright with more-than-ever Christmas lights. The beautiful winter wonderland is a family tradition. Fireworks every Saturday, Santa in the garden for photos from 6-9 p.m., and you can ride the Roseland Express mini-train, roast marshmallows and more. Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 18, then nightly through Dec. 23. 5:30 - 10 p.m. For more information, www.ChristmasInRoseland.org or call 318-938-5402. 8877 Jefferson Paige Road, Shreveport.

THROUGH JAN. 28: 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” at the Sci-Port Discovery Center since 2019. Sno-Port, redesigned annually, represents the imaginations and creations of local artists and has become a favorite holiday experience. 820 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport.

DEC. 13: TAYLOR SWIFT ROLLER SKATE PARTY: The Shreveport Skating Rink Hot Wheels of Wonder will host a skating party on the birthdate of Taylor Swift. Admission is $13 and includes skate rentals. Trivia, skating and prize giveaways. 5:30-8:30 p.m. For more information, go to hotwheelsofwonder.com. 5110 W. Bert Kouns, Shreveport.

DEC. 14: THURSDAY POP-UP AT PROVENANCE: Shop local and find unique gifts for the holidays. One vendor will be featured each week at the clubhouse. Vendors will be announced at www.yourprovenance.com.

DEC. 15 - DEC. 16: SHREVEPORT REGIONAL ARTS COUNCIL (SRAC) EVENTS: Dec. 15, Silent Night: Silent Disco at Artspace; Dec. 16, Exercise in the Park and a Merry TUBA Christmas in Caddo Common Park.

DEC. 15: MOVIES UNDER THE STARS: Enjoy a family-friendly movie under the stars at Provenance in Greenleaf Park. Movie will play at dark. Bring blankets and chairs. Free and open to the public. Featured film and food truck will be announced at www.yourprovenance.com.

DEC. 16, 17, 21-23: BELIEVE LIGHTS THE NIGHT: Experience the magic of Christmas at the fourth annual event. Add a touch of enchantment to your holiday season with the ultimate interactive Christmas journey through the biggest, brightest and most beautifully decorated place in town. Receive a magic motion-activated Christmas wand that turns on lights, makes music, lights a fireplace, creates reindeer footprints, jingles bells and more. Photo ops with Mrs. Claus, Glacielle the Snow Mermaid and Santa’s jolly elves and more. Sit with the big guy himself, too! 5-9 p.m. Shreveport Aquarium, 601 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport.

DEC. 16 - FEB. 1: MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM EVENTS: Dec. 16, Cirque Musica – Holiday Wonderland; Feb. 1, Clint Black with Lisa Hartman-Black and Lilly Pearl Black; 705 Grand Ave., Shreveport.

DEC. 16: END OF YEAR POKER RUN: Come one, come all to 23Corvettes 2023 End of Year Poker Run. All makes of hot rods muscle cars, sports cars and car clubs are welcome. Meet at Fumbles on North Market at 11 a.m. and will finish at Pedro’s for tacos and tequlia. Each hand is $10. Winner gets 50% of the pot and prizes will be given for second and third place. For more information, contact Jen Munsell at 23Corvettes.nccc@gmail.com or follow on Facebook.

DEC. 16: “WONKA WINTER” AT IMAX: Experience the magic of the new “Wonka” film in Louisiana’s only IMAX dome theater. Enjoy heartwarming cocoa, creative cookie decorating and festive photos with Santa Claus. You’ll have access to the center and SnoPort all day. Dress in your coziest Christmas pajamas or ugly sweater for a festive experience. Tickets are $34.95 each for non-members and $24.95 for members. 820 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport.

DEC. 23: MARK NORMAND: YA DON’T SAY TOUR: Dubbed by Jerry Seinfeld as the “best young up and coming comic,” Mark Normand is quickly becoming one of the most talked about touring comedians. 7 p.m. at The Strand Theatre. For tickets or more information, call 318-226-8555 or www.thestrandtheatre.com. 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport.

DEC. 23 : ROBINSON FILM CENTER: Dec. 23, “The Grinch.” For more information, call 318-459-4122 or go to robinsonfilcenter.org. 617 Texas St., Shreveport.

DEC. 23: YOGIE AND FRIENDS CHRISTMAS BAKE SALE AND FUNDRAISER: Supporting a good cause with baked goods, Yogie merchandise and cool raffles. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Petco, 6596 Youree Drive, Shreveport.

DEC. 29 - JAN 1: SHREVEPORT CONVENTION CENTER EVENTS: Dec. 29 - Jan. 1, Rock the Clock New Year’s Eve Party begins at 9:30 p.m. - 2 a.m.; 400 Caddo St., Shreveport.

JAN. 1: NEW YEAR’S DAY FIREWORKS: Celebrate 2024 with the annual fireworks display over Windrush Lake in Provenance. Enjoy food trucks and holiday treats. Free and open to the public. Fireworks around 5:30 p.m. For more information, www.yourprovenance.com.

JAN. 27: BOSSIER MARDI GRAS NIGHT MARKET: The Krewe of Centaur and others will be in attendance with beads, throws, and floats! 200+ Vendors and 12+ Food Trucks with Mardi Gras gifts, unique finds and delicious cuisine! 3 - 8 p.m. Free admission, free parking, one night in the south parking lot of Pierre Bossier Mall. For more info, visit www.BossierNightMarket.com.

JAN. 19 - MARCH 22: BROOKSHIRE GROCERY ARENA: Jan. 19-20, Kicker Monster Truck and Arenacross Show; Jan. 28, TobyMac; Feb. 2-3, LHSAA State Wrestling Tournament; Feb. 17, Bulls Bands and Barrels; March 2, Blake Shelton; March 8, Whiskey Myers; March 22, Lynryd Skynyrd and ZZ Top. For more information, go to www.info@brooshiregroceryarena.com. 2000 Brookshire Arena Drive. Bossier City.


THROUGH DEC. 17: THE WINTER WONDERETTES: Shreveport Little Theatre announces The Wonderettes are back with the girls entertaining at a holiday party, where Santa turns up missing. Featuring holiday classics for all ages. Tickets $30. For more information or tickets, call 318-424-4439 or go to www.shreveportlittletheatre.com. 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport.

DEC. 21 - 24: “A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL”: Stage Center announces their production of “A Christmas Story, The Musical,” their fourth time producing this Broadway blockbuster. Dec. 21 and 22 at 7 p.m., Dec. 23 at 2 and 7 p.m. and Dec. 24 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $30 for adults, $25 for seniors and $20 for students. For more information, call/text 318-218-9978 or StageCenterLA.com. Marjorie Lyons Playhouse on the Centenary College Campus. 2700 Woodlawn Ave., Shreveport.

JAN. 5 - 7: “TOPDOG/UNDERDOG”: Stage Center presents Suzan-Lori Parks’ 2002 Pulitzer Prize Drama and 2023 Today Award for a three-performance run at Marjorie Lyons Playhouse on the Centenary College Campus. A darkly comic fable of brotherly love and family identity will go on sale Dec. 18 online at StageCenterLA.com or call/text 318-218-9978. Jan. 5 and 6 at 7:30 p.m. and Jan. 7 at 2 p.m. Ticket prices: $25 adult. $20 for seniors or military and $18 for students. 2700 Woodlawn Ave., Shreveport.


Artist-made snowflakes dazzle at "Sno Glo" at Artspace through Dec. 30.


"Silent Night: Silent Disco" at Artspace on Dec. 15.


Celebrate the new year at "Rock The Clock" Dec. 29-Jan. 1 at the Shreveport Convention Center


Dan Smalley presents "A Country Christmas to Remember" Dec. 15 at Louisiana Grandstand.


Stage Center presents "Topdog/Underdog" at Marjorie Lyons Playhouse Jan. 5-7.


Hurricane Alley presents a tribute to Taylor Swift Dec. 15.


End of the year Poker Run for hot rods and sports cars Dec. 16.


Identity Crisis performs Dec. 23 at Sam's Town Casino.


The Agora Borealis hosts an exhibit by Linda Moss through Jan. 23.


Dorsey Summerfield Jr. takes the stage at Chianti Friday and Saturday.


Laura Osnes performs Broadway tunes and more with the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra Dec. 16 at RiverView Theatre.


Live Christmas comedy at the Municipal Auditorium Dec. 23.


Support a good cause at the Yogie and Friends Bake Sale and Fundraiser Dec. 23 at Petco.


"The Winter Wonderettes" entertain at Shreveport Little Theatre through Dec. 17.


"The Cher Show" tells the musical story of the popular entertainer Dec. 13 at the Strand Theatre.


Students from Mud Mavens will exhibit their stoneware and porcelain clays through Dec. 28 at the Louisiana Exhibit Museum.


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