Entertainment

A special Classic Movie Night will be held Thursday, April 28, with the showing of the 1984 rock musical drama Purple Rain, which stars the late Prince, who passed away April 21. Inspired by Prince’s album by the same title, Prince plays “The Kid,” a young musician tormented by an abusive situation at home who must contend with a rival singer, a burgeoning romance, and his own dissatisfied band as his star begins to rise. The film is 1 hour and 51 minutes and Rated R.

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If you’re ever in the Orange area, be sure to stop off at a little slice of heaven called Old Orange Cafe. The restaurant, opened in 1990 by Susan Childers, serves everything from Caesar salads and Cajun grilled shrimp to burgers and BLTs.

David Claybar, the current owner of Old Orange Cafe, began cooking in college with his grandmother and mother.

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Photo courtesy of Lamar University

They’ve traveled thousands of miles for the opportunity to study with Lamar University faculty, learn with LU students and experience as much local Texas flavor as they can. And now that they’re here at Lamar University, their journey has just begun. For the next two weeks, 16 dance students from Taiwan’s Tainan University of Technology will be on campus to take classes, perform in three dance concerts, present a Taiwanese dance exhibition and perhaps even take in an Astros game.

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Chambers Stevens

Hollywood-based acting coach and author Chambers Stevens will return to Beaumont for a small-group intensive acting workshop April 25-27 for adults and older teens. He will also teach a Disney 101 workshop for children and pre-teens and a 21st-Century Acting workshop for adults and teens on April 30.

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America’s Got Talent finalists return to the Lutcher Theater with “Moon Mouse: A Space Odyssey” for two performances Wednesday, April 27, at 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children and can be purchased at the Lutcher Theater box office or by calling (409) 886-5535.

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