The last Friday lunch on the courthouse lawn ended about an hour ago, with fabulous entertainment provided by Dragstrip Phantoms.  Food vendors kept folks fed and artists showed off their talents.

Here's what you haven't missed:

Sci-Port’s Rendezvous on the Red Star Party on the Windham Family Rooftop Terrace.  The show, along with live “Jazz Under the Stars” runs tonight from 10:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. and is free.  But you’ll need to make a reservation by calling Sci-Port.  Attendees must be 21 years old and up.

Bon Temps Burlesque presents “Paint the Town Red.”  It’s a musical, dance and theater extravaganza, featuring hip hop, street jazz, contemporary and burlesque dance — along with vocalists, sketch comedy and more.  This is intended for mature audiences.  It runs today, Friday through Sunday at 516 Texas Street.  Tickets are $20 and the show begins at 7 each night, beginning tonight!

“Oh, Really…?”  The new art show by the same name opens Friday night at artspace, and features the works of local female artists.  The opening reception is from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.  Admission is $10 and includes live music and complimentary hors d’oeuvres.

“Live at Five” in the Red River District.  Live music begins at 5 p.m. under the Texas Street Bridge.  Food and beverages are available for a cost, and there’s no cover charge to attend.

Tomorrow (SATURDAY)

The FLW Outdoors Expo continues at the Shreveport Convention Center.  It runs through Sunday. Activities are free and open to the public.

“Fit for Life” is going on at several venues downtown.  Archery and Fencing competitions, bodybuilding and more throughout the day.


The Louisiana Hayride returns at the Scottish Rite Temple.  It includes music, singing and comedy acts.  Admission is a 25-dollar donation for those 10 and over.  Things start at 2 that afternoon.

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