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World-renowned pianist and composer Haskell Small, hailed by England’s Musical Timesfor his “dazzlingly prodigious technique” and heralded by The Washington Post for his “technical prowess,” will be performing Sunday, April 13, at 6 p.m. at All Saints Episcopal School, 4108 Delaware St. in Beaumont.

Admission to the concert is free, but donations are accepted.

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Operating on a fixed income is never easy, but what happens when seniors who depend on government services to stay in their homes find those services are cut back, or worse, stopped altogether?

Those intolerable outcomes are exactly what Elaine Shellenberger, executive director of Nutrition and Services for Seniors, is trying to pre­vent with this year’s third annual Nutrition and Services for Seniors Deliver the Difference Luncheon at the Event Centre on Thursday, May 1.

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Lamar Theatre will present Neil Simon’s popular musical “Sweet Charity” on April 10-13 in the University Theatre. Originally directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse, the Tony-award winning musical tells the story of Charity Hope Valentine, a dance-hall hostess with a heart of gold and a past littered with bad relationships.

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As of Sunday, March 30, the water temperature on Sabine Lake was 67 degrees. That’s still a little cool for this time of year, but it didn’t slow the numbers of trout, reds and flounder being caught along the Louisiana shoreline in 2 to 4 feet of water. It looks like we’re in for a warming trend this week. If so that could be the rise in water temperatures that’ll turn on the topwater bite for anglers looking for double-digit trout.

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Recalling the glossy biblical epics of yesteryear like “The Ten Commandments” and “The Greatest Story Ever Told,” and comparing them to Darren Aronofsky’s new movie, “Noah,” would be like test-driving a ‘74 Chevy and then hopping in a Tesla. Really, there is no comparison with this new modern take on the old Biblical tale of the great flood.

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