Entertainment

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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Owners Chuck and Debra Lafayette with son Aaron. Chuck and Aaron cook in the kit
The Reuben is loaded with corned beef topped with sauerkraut and served on grill

When Chuck Lafayette, a former offshore boat captain from Jacksonville, Florida, opened his sandwich shop nearly 30 years ago, he knew it wouldn’t be easy for his restaurant to survive in downtown Beaumont. He needed a plan and a vision to keep his business thriving in an area where customers would not be plentiful after their work shifts ended at 5 o’clock.

The restaurant opens early enough (6 a.m.) to attract breakfast customers on their way to work, but closes early as well (2 p.m.).

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‘Eye in the Sky’

Starring: Helen Mirren, Alan Rickman

Directed by: Gavin Hood

Rated: R

 

A compelling take on modern day covert warfare, this offers a close up look at the combined forces that work together to rein in terrorism and the controversy that arises from these tactics.

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