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Imagine laying out by the pool, drinking a cool adult beverage while listening to live music. Sound too good to be true?

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The Lutcher Theater in Orange recently announced its 2016-17 season, which includes 12 events for their 37th season that begins in the fall with a festive outdoor concert plus a diverse lineup that has something special for everyone.

Season tickets will go on sale at a later date, but to be added to the Lutcher mailing lists for ticket updates, call (409) 886-5535 or e-mail boxoffice [at] lutcher [dot] org.

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Speedboats of the Deep South Racing Association (DSRA) will be roaring down the Sabine River in Orange at speeds of more than 100 mph during the Shootout on the Sabine, with plenty of high-octane outboard action on Saturday, May 21, and Sunday, May 22, plus a special concert with American Idol fan favorite Kree Harrison.

Admission to the event is free, and there will be food and adult beverage vendors onsite. No pets or coolers allowed.

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Grilled Dogs are made with 100 percent beef and flame-grilled on the same grill

This is the real world, and dining out isn’t always about white table cloths and candlelight. For some of us, the bulk of our food budget is spent in the drive-through lane. But that doesn’t mean we don’t want it to taste good. Here are some new offerings at area fast-food joints that have drawn our attention.

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Janine Turner

The 2016 Golden Triangle Go Red For Women Luncheon will take place on Tuesday, May 3, at 11 a.m. at the Beaumont Country Club (5355 Pine St). Individual tickets are $75 and can be purchased online at goldentrianglegored.heart.org. 

Go Red for Women is the American Heart Association’s nationwide movement that celebrates the energy, passion and power to band together and wipe out the No. 1 killer of women — heart disease.

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