Entertainment


So many runners … The City of Beaumont hosted the first Calder Twilight 5K Run/Walk this past weekend with more than 700 participants taking part in this family fun event. The course circled the Historic District ending in front of Rao’s Bakery. First-place male Drew Bean and firstplace female Jordan Wellborn were thrilled with the terrific times and trophies.

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‘Prometheus’

Starring: Noomi Rapace, Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Rated: R

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LMFAO works. You may think they are quirky, too kiddish, or a fly-by-night fad. Well, you’re wrong. LMFAO is successful across the board and the duo of Redfoo and SkyBlu are loved by fans of all ages.

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Nearly three decades after recording his No. 1 hit, “Lookin’ for Love,” Johnny Lee continues to wow audiences with ‘real’ country music. Lee, along with fellow country music legend John Conlee will share the stage at Whiskey River in Beaumont on Thursday, June 21 with doors opening at 7 p.m. Tickets for the show can be purchased online at whiskeyivertexas.com for $20 or at any Florida Tans locations.

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Beverly and Jerry Nelson with granddaughter, Elise Griffin, age 7, for whom Elis

The sneak peak into Elise Griffin’s playhouse in Winnie on Saturday, June 9, gave kids from Buckner Children and Family Services, and Boys’ Haven and Girls’ Haven of Beaumont, members of the local media, and family and friends of the savvy 7-year-old a fun time. New toys caught the eyes, ears and hearts of the attendees and left them with a hope of returning soon.

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