The biggest appeal prior to seeing this was the fact that “Late Late Show” host James Corden was voicing the part of Peter Rabbit. I confess a major crush on the cuddly Mr. Corden, and it turns out he’s a pretty good rabbit, too.

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Courville’s welcomes the singer-songwriting duo of Shake Russell and Michael Hearne on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. The two have been playing music for more than 40 years yet only recently have they begun to play together. Hearne, a Dallas native, has had a long career not only solo, but also with his band South by Southwest and as a member of Michael Martin Murphy’s band back in the ’80s. He’s written songs for the likes of Jerry Jeff Walker, Gary P. Nunn and Johnny Rodriguez.

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“Home Is Where The Heart Is” is the title of this year’s Anayat House fundraising gala to be held Friday, Feb. 16, beginning at 7 p.m. inside the Event Centre in downtown Beaumont. Tickets are $125 and can be bought online at anayathouse.org. This year’s honorees are ther doctors of Advanced Cardiovascular Specialists. Providing musical entertainment will be local favorite cover band Champagne Room. Guests can also enjoy a Bourbon and Wine  Pull, Fabulous Fares by Bando’s, silent auction and open bar.

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The Christus Southeast Texas Foundation Gala has become one of the most anticipated events each year and has drawn some of the biggest names in entertainment such as Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Lionel Richie, James Taylor, Chicago and Keith Urban. 

And this year will be no different.

The No. 1 selling duo in music history — Daryl Hall & John Oates — will take the stage at the 38th annual Christus Southeast Texas Foundation Gala on Saturday, April 21, at the Beaumont Civic Center.

 

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It’s a night of Music by the Stars in Vidor and local country music sensation Mark Chesnutt performs Friday, Feb. 16, at the Plaza Event Center in Vidor with doors opening at 6 p.m.

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