Entertainment

The Magnificent Seven

As our climate stubbornly refuses to recognize fall, one of the signals that fall has arrived (because we couldn’t tell from the temperature) is the different tone movies take. They go from popcorn blockbusters to more action thrillers and dramas beginning in September, leading up to the awards season. This is when the studios premiere their best hopes for nominations, but the best of those usually dribble out between Thanksgiving and the end of the year. Beginning in about two weeks, though, superheroes will take a hiatus until next summer. So long, Superman.

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Mamma Mia! — Tuesday, Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m.

The 2016-17 lineup has been announced for the 37th season at the Lutcher Theater (707 Main) in Orange, and it includes 13 incredible shows and begins with a Broadway favorite that kicking off it’s national tour, Mamma Mia! on Oct. 4.

That’s followed by a diverse lineup of spectacular shows that promises something for everyone.

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Brian Jack

The City of Beaumont Recreation Division hosts “Neighbors & Concerts” on Saturday, Aug. 20, from 3-9 p.m. at Magnolia Park (2855 Magnolia St.) featuring performances by Brian Jack, Cupid and Solid Sounds. The event is free and open to the public, and will feature snow cones, popcorn, jump stations, music and games. At 13, Brian Jack bought his first guitar, then joined his uncle’s band, where he learned how to play the accordion. Years later, he formed his own band, Brian Jack & The Zydeco Gamblers.

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ribeye steak cooked-to-order, scrambled eggs, grits and toast

Some of the best places to eat breakfast are ones you might not traditionally think of, and Hemingway’s Café is definitely one of those hidden gems.

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Family Arts Day at AMSET

Back-to-school is right around the corner, and the Art Museum of Southeast Texas (AMSET) invites children and their families to finish their summer with a bang by joining in a stimulating art adventure at “Don’t Mess with Texas, Mess with ART” Family Arts Day on Saturday, Aug. 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. During this Family Arts Day, visitors will learn how to use recycled materials to create innovative works of art to take home. The event is free and open to the public.

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