Entertainment

Lamar University’s acclaimed Lamarissimo! Concert Series continues Thursday, March 7, as the Wind Ensemble and Concert Band perform classic symphonic selections by Edvard Greig and Leonard Bernstein, and premieres an original composition in honor of Wayne Dyess, longtime director of jazz studies at Lamar, who died Feb. 27.

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Branded

Cowboy Church on the Rock will host Christian Country duo Branded during Sunday morning services on Feb. 24 at 10:30 a.m. 

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Triumphant Quartet

The Master’s Men Annual Winter Celebration, which brings the best artists in Southern Gospel to Southeast Texas every February is scheduled for Feb. 23 at Silsbee High School Auditorium, located  at 5 p.m., with doors opening at 4 p.m.

This year’s guests include Triumphant Quartet, Jeff and Sheri Easter and 11th hour.

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The Dixie Dance Hall on Crockett Street in downtown Beaumont has quite a history. The building once housed the notorious Dixie Hotel where Madam Rita Ainsworth ran her brothel, and now, the historic country saloon is about to get a rock music makeover — at least for a night.

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