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Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition is now open through July 31. With special expertise and care, the ceiling paintings from the Sistine Chapel have been reproduced in their original sizes using state of the art technology in the Corinthian Houston.

The visitor can explore the artwork up close at a distance impossible to achieve in the Sistine Chapel.

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Madison’s on Dowlen in Beaumont will host the return of Podunk along with special guests Six String Mafia and Curse & The Cure on Saturday, June 16, at 8 p.m. Tickets for the show are $10 for general admission and $13 for reserved. They can be purchased at the venue or by calling (409) 924-9777. Music fans should instantly know the name Podunk. They formed in 1992, and members include Jason Touchette (guitar, lead vocals), Duncan Isenhower (guitar, vocals), Paul Soroski (bass) and Brian Hays (drums).

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Mike Zito

Local favorite guitar guru Mike Zito and band are set to perform at Dylan’s in Port Arthur on Friday, June 15, at 8 p.m. For reservations, call (409) 722-1600. Zito began performing at the age of 5 and has played all over the world and earned numerous awards including Song of the Year for “Pearl River” at the 2010 Blues Music Awards. His song “Roll On” was also used on an episode of the FX television hit series Sons of Anarchy.

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Ray DeMartino and The Gray Ghost ,1951

Calder Woods is inviting the public to join residents and their families for its 14th annual Antique Car Show at the senior living community. 

Friday, June 15, from 9 a.m. – noon, more than 20 classic cars will be on display. Guests will have the opportunity to place votes for their favorites, and trophies will be presented for “Best of Show,” “Oldest Car” and more.

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Get up close and personal with the Houston Astros at their annual Picnic in the Park on Sunday, June 24. Picnic In The Park will feature an picnic buffet on the Minute Maid Park outfield, a 45-minute autograph session with Astros players and more family friendly activities, following the Astros 1:10 p.m. game against the Kansas City Royals. All proceeds of this charitable fundraiser will benefit the Astros Foundation’s cornerstone youth baseball and softball programs in the Greater Houston area.

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