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Obama, the 44th President by Ted Ellis

The Museum of the Gulf Coast’s popular Children’s Art Competition is open this year to artists of all ages. Artists may enter up to two pieces in any medium.

Entry forms can be downloaded on the museum website or picked up at 700 Procter St., Port Arthur. Children’s entries (17 and younger) are free. $10 per adult entry (18-plus) will go toward a cash prize for “Best in Show.”

Deadline for entries is Feb. 3. Have your art seen by thousands during Southeast Texas Mardi Gras!

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La Soirée

Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas Foundation’s annual gala La Soirée will be held Jan. 27 at the Beaumont Civic Center. Guests who appreciate the nostalgia of days past will especially enjoy this year’s theme — A Roaring La Soirée.

Music from the ‘20s and fantastic food from Bando’s will keep the party going.

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Acura NSX 2018

The 2018 Houston Auto Show is shifting into high gear with over 700,000 square feet of the latest vehicles from the world’s top automakers. This year’s show will feature 800 of the newest model year import and domestic vehicles, concept cars and even classics, along with extreme dirt road kings, modified vehicles and ultra-luxuries on display for you to experience up-close and personal.

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Harvest House Gala 2018

Harvest House is asking you to put on your boots and Western glamour for the second annual “Under the Texas Stars” Gala on Tuesday, Jan. 30, at the Compro Event Center in Beaumont.

Tickets are $75, and tables of 10 are $1,000 with all proceeds used to invest in a safe house and aftercare programs for adolescent victims of sex trafficking. Approximately 79,000 minors and youth are victims of sex trafficking in Texas

Harvest House is a Christ-based nonprofit 501(c)3 organization founded to respond to the heart breaking epidemic of child sex trafficking.

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Officer Bryan Hebert

With a style probably best described as “Mardi Gras” and a sound that’s nothing if not eclectic and cool, New Orleans “super pop” group Bag of Donuts will headline the annual Officer Bryan Hebert Memorial Foundation concert at the IBEW Local Union 479 hall at 1430 Spindletop Ave. in Beaumont on Saturday, Jan. 27, beginning at 6 p.m.

Rounding out the night of special performances, the stage will also boast crowd favorites Spencer Marks, Jimmy Kaiser and Lee Pelly.

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