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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. 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.; 515 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. 318-459-6672.

HURRICANE ALLEY: Live music. 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; Jan. 12, Raven; Jan. 13, 8-Track; Jan. 19, Identity Crisis; Jan. 20, The Crowd; Jan. 26, The Sultans; Jan. 27, Hands on Band; 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. 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


JAN. 13: “THE MUSIC OF DEF LEPPARD”: The Shreveport Symphony and Windbourne Music present a special event concert of the iconic music of Def Leppard and headlined by Broadway sensation Justin Sargent. Tickets start at $30. Children (12 & under) $10 and students w/ID $15. Tickets purchased by calling 318-227-TUNE (8863) or https://shreveportsymphony.com. 7:30 p.m. at RiverView Theater. 600 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport.

JAN. 14: CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES: The Shreveport Symphony and Gold Medalist Parker Van Ostrand will perform Dvoák’s Piano Quintet No. 2. Free and open to the public at RiverView Theater. 3 p.m. Anderson Auditorium, Hurley School of Music, Centenary College.

JAN. 27: BRAHMS AND THE BANDONEON: Debussy’s evocation of tranquility is followed by a vision of a ‘world without evil,’ from Argentinian composer/bandoneon soloist, Richard Scofano. Brahms’ Symphony No. 1 offers its own glimpse of paradise, especially in its transcendent finale. Tickets start at $20. Children (12 & under) $10 and students w/ID $15. Tickets purchased by calling 318-227-TUNE (8863) or https://shreveportsymphony.com. A Willis-Knighton Masterworks series by the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra at RiverView Theater. 600 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport.

FEB 2 - MAR. 16 : LOUISIANA GRANDSTAND: A night of music live on stage: Feb. 2, Cody Canada; Feb. 3, Chad Prather; Feb. 9, Jason Boland; Feb. 22, Kolton Moore & The Clever Few; Feb. 24, Mo Pitney; March 2, Ward Davis; March 16, The Wilder Blue; Tickets may be purchased at www.louisianagrandstand.com. WDC, 802 Margaret Place, Shreveport.


ONGOING: STAINED GLASS CLASSES. Ed's Emporium announces classes: Basic Stained Glass 101, Thursday night, Jan. 25 or Saturday afternoon, Feb. 10.; Introduction to Glass Fusing: Three-Saturday workshop beginning March 16. Introduction to Mosaics: Four-class session beginning March 16 with three different projects; Walk-in fusing is anytime Ed’s is open and is a project for all ages; Fused Glass lantern class: Feb. 3 and no experience needed; Fused Glass Jellyfish wind-chimes class starts Jan. 20 with no experience; Stained glass orientation workshop: 2-2.5-hour orientation workshop to build your own clear beveled glass piece: Thursday, Jan. 18, or March 7 with no experience needed. Call 318-742-6555 or www.edsemporium.com for more classes and information. 2000 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.

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.

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.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.


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.

JAN. 13: DANCE ARTS ACADEMY OPEN HOUSE: Join a special Dance Arts Academy Open House to meet the faculty and staff and see why the studio is the best fit for you and your dancer. Special invitation of a complimentary 30-minute dance class. For more information or to reserve your spot, go to dancesshreveport.com/open-house before January 12 or call 318-233-3262.

JAN. 13 - FEB. 28: MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM EVENTS: Jan. 13, SWV plus Troop, showtime at 8 p.m.; Feb. 1, Clint Black with Lisa Hartman-Black and Lilly Pearl Black; Feb. 2, "New Jack City," showtime at 8 p.m.; Feb. 28, CeCe Winans, The Goodness Tour, Showtime at 7 p.m.; 705 Grand Ave., Shreveport.

JAN 16 AND 23 : ROBINSON FILM CENTER: Jan. 16, silver screening “Viva Las Vegas” at 10:30 a.m.; Jan. 23, dinner and move, “Magic Mike XXL” at 6 p.m. For more information, call 318-459-4122 or go to robinsonfilcenter.org. 617 Texas St., Shreveport.

JAN. 18: KING CAKE AND COCKTAILS: Purchase your tickets for this tasting event that benefits Geaux 4 Kids. Lt. Governor Nungesser will be the Honorary Chairman. King cakes by Southern Maid on Mansfield Road, Lowder Baking Company, Julie Anne’s Bakery and Cafe and the Queen of Sweets in Stonewall. With purchase of tickets, complimentary Daiquiri by Daiquiri Express. Entertainment by Windstorm. Tickets $50 per person or $75 per couple. 6 - 8 p.m. at the Centaur Den off North Market. For more information, KC@Geaux4Kids.com. 351 Aero Drive, Shreveport.

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.


JAN. 12-14: “FIVE WOMEN WEARING THE SAME DRESS”: Presented by Shreveport Little Theatre and directed by Robert Alford II. Five very different bridesmaids find themselves hiding together in a bedroom, hoping to escape the wedding reception of a bride they soon realize none of them really like. Very strong language and mature themes, including sex, sexism, sexual identity, homophobia, privilege, child abuse, substance abuse and sexual assault. Jan. 12 and 13 at 7:30 p.m. and Jan. 14 at 2 p.m. For tickets and more information, Boxoffice@shreveportlittletheatre.com or call 318-424-4439. 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport.


Justin Sargent and the Shreveport Sympony perform "The Music of Def Leppard" at RiverView Theater Jan. 13.


Live music and burgers on Tuesday with blues singer Betty Lewis at Ernest's Orleans.


Brahms and The Bandoneon and the Shreveport Symphony Jan. 27 at RiverView Theater.


Parker Van Ostrand and the Shreveport Symphony will perform at RiverView Theater Jan. 14.


Enjoy the music of Clink Black at the Municipal Auditorium on Feb. 1.


SWV plus Troop will perform at the Municpal Auditorium Jan. 13. Showtime 8 p.m.


The Shreveport Little Theatre will present "Five Women Wearing the Same Dress" Jan. 12-14.


Dance Arts Academy Open House Jan. 13.


"New Jack City" will be presented Feb. 2 at the Municipal Auditorium.


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