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THROUGH MARCH 27: 2023-2024 BOSSIER PARISH STUDENT ART SHOW: The annual showcase of student work is an opportunity for the organization to shine a spotlight on the burgeoning artists coming out of Bossier Parish Schools. Teachers, students, parents and art lovers are invited to see the incredible display of talent. Bossier Arts Council’s East Bank Gallery. 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.

THROUGH MARCH 30: WOMENS HISTORY MONTH: The Bossier Art Council will showcase Women’s History Month, celebrating the women of the past, the women of the present and the women of the future. This show will feature a collection of artwork from various local artists including local names like Yolanda Barnes, Mollie Corbett, Karen La Beau and more. For more information, call 318-741-8310 or visit www.bossierarts.org. 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.

THROUGH MARCH 30: SUMAS EXHIBIT: A Women’s History Month Exhibit featuring women who advocate for equity, diversity and inclusion. Featured artists: Yolanda Barnes, ML Dumars, Connie Helaire Eaton, Kalandra Jones, Karen LaBeau, Leia Lewis and Debra Roberson. 610 Texas St., Shreveport.

THROUGH MARCH 30: DENTATURE EXHIBITION: The sculptures of Michael Scogin will be on display at SAS Gallery. For more information, go to www.sasgallerie.com. 605 Boardwalk Blvd., Bossier City.

THROUGH APRIL 10: CALL FOR MAIL ART: Participation in a upcoming art show at the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum for Mail Art, also known as postal art and correspondence art, is an artistic movement centered on sending small-scale works through the postal service. Respondents from all over the world have entered. To participate contact Cindy Magee at https://www.instagram.com/cindymageeart or https://www.facebook.com/FlowerFieldsArtExhibit.

THROUGTH MAY 7: “LANDSFORM”: An exhibition featuring over 40 landscaptes by the late J.B. Harter, a longtime curator at the Louisiana State Museum, will be at SAS Gallerie’s Louisiana Boardwalk location. For more informaiton, call 504-390-4377 or www.sasgallerie.com. 540 Boardwalk Blvd., Bossier City.

APRIL 2 - MAY 28: EXHIBITION BY BROOKE CASSADY: The Bossier Arts Council presents Lacuna and Liminality, The Space Between. Opening reception, April 5, from 6-8 p.m. For more information, visit www.bossierarts.org or call 318-741-8310. 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: Open Tues. and Thurs. from 4-9 p.m. Live music every Friday night 4-11 p.m. and Sat. From 3-11 p.m.; March 22, Raven from 7-10 p.m.; March 29, Rockin Red Eyes from 7-10 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. March 23, DJ Charlie; March 30, Muzikology ft. DJ Faze. 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.: March 30, Dirtfoot w/Tree Fiddy Trio. 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. March 21, Identity Crisis; March 22, The Mix; March 23, Insight; March 28, The Critics; March 29, The Barksdale Bubble; March 30, Stereodrive; April 4, Chasing Benjamins; April 5, Bond Plus; April 6, Bank Run 5K and Beer Mile; April 11, Loosey Anna. 500 Ogilvie St., Bossier City.

KI’ MEXICO: Live music. March 22, Bryan Bielanski. 3839 Gilbert Dr., Shreveport. 318-861-5941.

LOUISIANA DOWNS: Live music. Starts at 6 p.m. 8000 E. Texas St., Bossier City. 318-742-5555.

MARGARITAVILLE RESORT CASINO: Live music. 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 1-888-743-6021.

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 (free entertainment) and After Work Thursdays with DJ ELaw from 6-10 p.m.; March 22, The Cartoons; March 23, Jake Williams Band; March 29, Raven; March 30, Identity Crisis. 315 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport. 318-424-7777.

SUPERIOR’S STEAKHOUSE: “Live Piano” Music Superior Steakhouse Piano Players Mon. through Thurs. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Mon., Wed., Fri. Alan Dyson. Tues. Daniel Ley. Thurs. 6 to 10 p.m. London Todd Fri. and Sat. 6 to 10 p.m. Fri. Alan Dyson. Sole Sat. Daniel Ley Duo 7 to 11 p.m. 855 Pierremont Road, No. 120, Shreveport. 318-219-4123.

SWEET CAROLINE’S DUELING PIANO BAR: Live music. Every Tue. music bingo from 7 p.m. - midnight. Every Wed. Karaoke from 7 p.m. - midnight. Every Thurs. and Sat. Dueling Pianos from 7 p.m. - 2 a.m. 630 Boardwalk Blvd., Bossier City. 318-599-2759.

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.


MARCH 21: JAM ON THE RED: A concert series in downtown at the Shreveport Aquarium. Experience the electrifying sounds of some of the most talented regional pop and rock artists. Happy hour from 5-7 p.m. Dinner menu offered. Music at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 318-383-0601. 601 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport.

MARCH 22 - APRIL 18: LOUISIANA GRANDSTAND: A night of music live on stage: March 22, Jason Boland; March 23, Marty Stuart and The Fabulous Superlatives; March 28, Live Revue: A Radio Broadcast Experience; March 29, Couples Therapy w/Jesse Peyton; April 12, The Castellows; April 18 Brent Cobb. Tickets may be purchased at www.louisianagrandstand.com. WDC, 802 Margaret Place, Shreveport.

MARCH 23: DYNAMIC DUOS: The Shreveport Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Michael Butterman, will perform classics from Warlock, Vivaldi, Viet Cuong, Bach and Ravel. Tickets start at $20. Children (12 & under) $10; students w/ID $15. 7:30 p.m. Pre-concert talk begins at 6:30 p.m. RiverView Theater. 600 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport.

MARCH 24: MOZART AND BEETHOVEN: Elizabeth Beck, violin, Michele Gunn, viola, Brett Andrews, cello, Chialing Hsieh, piano, of the Hurley School of Music at Centenary College will perform Mozart’s “Duo for Violin and Viola No. 1” and “Piano Quartet in G minor” and Beethoven’s 7 Variations on “Bei Mannern, welche Liebe fuhlen.” Free and open to the public. 3 p.m. Anderson Auditorium. 2911 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport.

APRIL 12: WADE BOWEN: Wade Bowen will be performing at The Stage. Doors open at 7 p.m. 21+. For more information or tickets, go to thestagebossier.com. 1201 Dixie Overland Rd., Bossier City.

APRIL 21: TEXAS STREET ARTS SERIES: The German organist Jens Korndorfer will be in concert at the sanctuary of the First Methodist Church, at 5 p.m. Free admission. 500 Common St., Shreveport.

MAY 9: CASTING CROWNS: A contemporary Christian and Christian rock band will perform at the Shreveport Municipal Memorial Auditorium. 20th Anniversary Tour. 7 p.m. Tickets at Ticketmaster.com or call 318-841-4000. 705 Grand Ave., Shreveport.


ONGOING: ART GLASS CLASSES. Ed’s Emporium announces classes: Basic Stained Glass 101, Thursday night, March 21, 5/16 and 7/11 or Saturday afternoons starting April 6, 6/15 and 8/10. Introduction to Glass Fusing: Three-Saturday workshop beginning 5/25. Introduction to Mosaics: four-class session beginning 5/25, 3 different projects. Walk-in fusing is anytime Ed’s is open and is a project for all ages.; Stained glass orientation workshop: Interested in stained glass but afraid to make the investment? Thursday, May 2 at 6:30-9 p.m. and June 27 from 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesday Night Project: Every other Tuesday night 6:30-8:30 p.m. Check website for next project. Call 318-742-6555 or www.edsemporium.com for more classes and information. 2000 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.

ONGOING BEGINNING APRIL 6: BOSSIER CITY FARMERS MARKET: Every Saturday through November: Featuring over 75 vendors with a wealth of local fresh veggies and fruits, food trucks, jams, salsa, honey, soap, candles, baked goods, jellies, pickles, tamales, flowers, kettle corn, BBQ, lemonade, southern cuisine, fruit smoothies, coffee, Venezuelan cuisine, Cuban food, funnel cakes and more. Food trucks, crafts, live music and family-friendly activities. Voted No. 1 in Louisiana. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Pierre Bossier Mall’s south parking lot. Visit www.BossierCityFarmersMarket.com for more details on the market and becoming a vendor. 2950 E. Texas St., Bossier City.

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.


THROUGH MARCH 23: 318 RESTAURANT WEEK: Participating restaurants are offering exceptional deals including $10 breakfasts, $15 lunches, $25 diners and Lagniappe (a little something extra). Visit www.318restaurantweek.com to see what each restaurant will be offering.

THROUGH APRIL 4: IMAX MOVIES: “Dune: Part Two” will run through March 21 and “Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire” will run through April 4 at the Goodman IMAX Dome. 820 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport.

MARCH 20: QUARTER HORSE RACING: Experience the fastest quarter horses in the state at Louisiana Downs during the 2024 Quarter Horse Racing Season. Fun events and family entertainment. For more information, ladowns.com or 318-742-5555. 8000 E. Texas St., Bossier City.

MARCH 21: PROVENANCE SPRING MARKETS AND MUSIC: Every third Thursday in March, April and May at Windrush Park in Provenance neighborhood a free spring market with music will be held. Free admission and open to the public. Food trucks, vendors and live music. For more information, go to yourprovenance.com.

MARCH 21 - MARCH 26: ROBINSON FILM CENTER: March 21, “Assembly Required.” A short doc focused on creative collaboration, featuring interviews from creatives like Shreveport’s William Joyce. Starts at 7 p.m. Q&A after. March 26, “Legally Blonde.” Dinner and movie series. Starts at 6 p.m. 617 Texas St., Shreveport.

MARCH 22 - MAY 4: BROOKSHIRE GROCERY ARENA: Upcoming events: March 22, Lynrd Skynyrd and ZZ Top at 7 p.m.; March 24, Love Hard Tour – Trey Songz and Keyshia Cole at 7 p.m.; April 12, Shreveport Blues Festival at 8 p.m.; April 15, Harlem Globetrotters at 7 p.m.; April 20, Hank Williams Jr. at 7 p.m.; April 26, Riley Green at 7:30 p.m.; May 4, We Them Ones Comedy Tour at 8 p.m. Ticketsales.com. 2000 Brookshire Arena Dr., Bossier City.

MARCH 22 - 23: OUTSIDE EXTRAVAGANZA SALE: Don’t miss the two day event at Antique Emporium. The outdoor event will be held in the parking lot from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, March 22 and from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on March 23. Over 64 booths with all kinds of items for sale. For more information, call 318-606-2543. Antique Emporium. 316 Ockley Dr., Shreveport.

MARCH 22: GRAND RE-OPENING: High Gravity Glassworks will have live music, appetizers and drinks, with live glassblowing demonstrations all evening from 5-8 p.m. Door prizes. 1120 Texas Ave., Shreveport.

MARCH 23: BOSSIER CITY MAKERS FAIR: Shop local with 130+ handmade makers and vendors. Food trucks, face painting, balloons and kids activities. Free admission and free parking. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. For more information, www.BossierCityMakersFair.com. Louisiana Boardwalk. 540 Boardwalk Blvd., Bossier City.

MARCH 23: HUB’S HEELS UP 5K RACE: Walk or run the 8th annual 5k and Kids Fun Run. Proceeds benefit the Hub Urban Ministries. 8 a.m. 5K, $35; $15, Kids Fun Run. Route begins and ends in Provenance neighborhood. Register at run signup.com/Race/LA/Shreveport/HeelsUp5K2024.

MARCH 23: AMERICAN ROSE CENTER EVENT: The American Rose Center will host an Easter egg hunt and release 27,000 environmentally-friendly ladybugs into the centers gardens. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Easter-themed games, arts and crafts. For more information, go to rose.org or call 318-938-5402.

MARCH 24: GREAT ESCAPES - AMERICAN LAKES AND RIVER CRUISES: University at The Oaks presents Carol and Elton Richey. Tower Ballroom. The travel talk will take you from Central Park to Millennium Park, uncovering the best of New York and Chicago. Registration required for all. Online: oaksofla.com or call, 318-212-9547. 600 E. Flournoy Lucas Rd., Shreveport.

MARCH 25: EXPLORING THE SHROUD OF TURIN: University at The Oaks presents speaker Cheryl White, LSUS history professor. Franks Community Centre. Discussion: Is the image on the linen cloth Jesus Christ and is the fabric the burial shroud of Christ after his crucifixion? White will discuss these questions and more in this Holy Week offering leading up to Easter. Online: oaksofla.com or call, 318-212-9547. 600 E. Flournoy Lucas Rd., Shreveport.

MARCH 29 AND 30: NATIONAL MIRROR AND DOCTORS DAY: On March 29 enjoy a programming and hands-on activities based on light, reflection and more with National Mirror Day and on March 30, embrace your inner medical professional in the PoP Children’s Museum Doctors Office to handson activities incorporating things in jars to interacting with an eye doctor on sight to explain the importance of safely viewing the Total Solar Eclipse on April 8. Sci-Port. 820 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport.

MARCH 30: SPRING BAKE SALE: A spring bake sale will be held for Yogie and Friends at Petco on Youree Drive. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 6596 Youree Dr., Shreveport.

MARCH 30: PADDLEFISH FESTIVAL: The Shreveport Aquarium in partnership with Caddo Lake Institute will host their 4th annual event from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Celebrate the releasing of the threatened species to help them survive in their new home. Family fun. For more information, call 318-383-0601. 601 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport.

APRIL 2: GET READY FOR THE SOLAR ECLIPSE: Bossier Parish Central Libraries presentation by Dr. Cran Lucas of the Shreveport-Bossier Astronomical Society and LSUS at 6 p.m. Shreveport-Bossier is within the viewing area of 98% totality. For more information, www.bossierlibrary.org or call 318-746-7717. 850 City Hall Dr., Bossier City.

APRIL 5: SMOKIN’ ON THE RED 24: Cuban Nights: Multi-vendor cigar event with the Everett Street Jazz band, cuban dancers, 16 cigar vendors, Heartgate Vineyard, Cajun Asian Food Truck and Rolling on the Bayou food truck. Military, fire and police discount 15%. Ticketed event: $99 in advance. $109 at door. Tobacco House. 9464 Mansfield Rd., Shreveport.

APRIL 5 - 6: AMERICAN CORNHOLE: The American Cornhole Organization announces the inaugural tournement at the Bossier Civic Center. To register, to to https://americancornhole.ticketsauce.com/e/aco-shreveport-major-2024 620 Benton Rd., Bossier City.

APRIL 6: ALICE, THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS: Step into a whimsical world of wonder and curiosity at the enchangint historic Logan Mansion. 7-11 p.m. Tickets at Eventbrite.com. For more information, call 318-210-1007. 725 Austen Pl., Shreveport.

APRIL 6: SPRING PLANT SALE: The Northwest Louisiana Master Gardeners will host their annual spring plant sale from 8 a.m. until noon. Wide selection of perennials, shade plants, unique vines and fragrant herbs for sale. In addition, many varieties of native plants grown by Master Gardners will also be available such as: Hydrangea, Louisiana iris, angel trumpets, pollinator plants and hanging baskets. For more information, 318-408-0984 or www.nwlamg.weebly.com. 262 Research Rd., Bossier City.

APRIL 6: CORK: The Red River Revel Fundraiser, Cork will hold its 18th event from 2-5 p.m. at Festival Plaza in downtown Shreveport. Ninety wines, culinary delights from local eateries and live music. For more information, www.redriverrevel.com. 101 Crockett St., Shreveport.

APRIL 11: BOURBON AND BOW TIES: Attendees will enjoy charbroiled oysters and steak sandwiches. Live music. General admission, $60 includes choices of New Riff Malted Rye 6 year, 100 proof; Nulu Toasted LA1 Small Batch, 118.4 proof and more. Friend of the Fest VIP, $125 includes choices of Elijah Craig 18 year; Elijah Craig Barrel Proof, Eagle Rare, and more. Fatty Arbuckle’s Pub. For more information, https://shreveportevent.com/events/bourbon-bowties/ or call 318-459-1448. 450 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport.

APRIL 13: BURLESQUE: For fun evening of flirty and sensually artful burlesque show by Big Deal Burlesque, at Fatty Arbuckle’s Pub. For more information, call 318-459-1448. 450 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport.

MAY 16: 2024 GOODWILL AWARDS LUNCHEON : Celebrating it’s 98th year serving individuals throughout North Louisiana with guest speaker Chris Singleton, an author and former professional athlete drafted by the Chicago cubs in 2017. 11:30 a.m. Sam’s Town Hotel & Casino. For more information, contact Goodwill at www.goodwillnla.org or call 318-869-2575.

MAY 18: THE CREATIVE BALL: Hosted by J. Michael Photography Co., the biennial event gives exposure to creative types. 7-11:30 p.m. Theme is grunge glam or whatever inspires you: Studs, spikes, leather, denim, boots, heels, diamonds, sequins and glitter. Be creative. General admission, $75. Tickets may be purchased at Eventbrite.com. Horseshoe Casino Riverdome. 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City.


MARCH 22 - 23: BEAUTY AND THE BALLOT BOX: Written by Carolyn Jones Sullivan it chronicles the extraordinary efforts of hair stylists Mamie Love, Ann Brewster, Bernice Smith, Mercie D. McConnell and Helen C. Teague as they contribute to the voting and civil rights movement in Northwest Louisiana. March 22 at 7 p.m. and March 23 at 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Tickets are $20 at Eventbrite. For more information, call 318-741-8310 or visit www.bossierarts.org. Bossier Arts Council. 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.

APRIL 13: SLT 2024 GALA CURTAIN UP!: A spectacular evening of dining and star-studded broadway entertainment and a touching farewell tribute to Dr. Robert K. Darrow. This event gives patrons an opportunity to mingle with the stars of the greater Shreveport area theatre scene. 6-10 p.m. Tickets are $150 per person, $275 per couple and $1,000 per table of eight. Custom sponsorship available. Dress to impress. For more information, www.shreveportlittletheatre.com/2024-gala or www.showticx4u.com. East Ridge Country Club. 1000 Stewart Dr., Shreveport.


Lacuna & Liminatlity/The Spaces Between exhibit by Brooke Cassady at Bossier Arts Council's East Bank Gallery through May 28.


"Beauty and the Ballot Box" tells the story of Northwest Louisiana hair stylists as they contribute to the voting and civil rights movement.


Brookshire Grocery Arena presents Lynyrd Skynyrd and ZZ Top March 24.


Louisiana Grandstand blows open their doors with Jason Boland March 22.


Quarter Horse Racing kicks off at Louisiana Downs March 20.


318 Restaurant Week continues through March 24. Meal deals and featured dinners at area restaurants.


Bossier City Makers Fair features 130+ makers and vendors. Food trucks and face painting on site March 23 at Louisiana Boardwalk.


Women's History Month exhibit features women who advocate for equity, diversity and inclusion. Through March 30 at SUMAS.


Gala Curtain Up! is an evening of dining and star-studded Broadway entertainment and a farewell tribute to Dr. Robert K. Darrow April 13. Tickets at www.showticx4u.com.


High Gravity Glassworks grand-reopening March 22 features live entertainment by Austin Robinson.


J. Michael Photography hosts biennial The Creative Ball May 18 at Horseshoe Casino Riverdome.


"Dune: Part Two" will run through April 4 at Goodman IMAX Dome.


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