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Celebrate local legend, Janis Joplin, at a birthday celebration featuring a screening of Janis: Little Girl Blue during a special Classic Movie Night at the historic 1927 Jefferson Theatre on Thursday, Jan. 19, in downtown Beaumont. Directed by Oscar nominated Amy Berg, the 2015 documentary examines Joplin’s story in depth and includes original interviews and personal letters written by her to her parents, which are made public for the first time. The film is 1 hour and 44 minutes.

 

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There is still time to purchase a ticket to Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas Foundation’s eighth annual La Soirée on Saturday, Jan. 21, and take a journey down the Silk Road from India to Istanbul, all inside the Beaumont Civic Center and for a great cause.

The theme is Arabian Nights, and guests enter the Royal Sultan’s palace for the party of the year. A profusion of light, color, sights, sounds and dances from around the world will transport those in attendance to another place in time

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Cheap Trick

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame act Cheap Trick will perform at the Grand Event Center inside the Golden Nugget in Lake Charles on Friday, Jan. 13, at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $40-$70 and can be purchased online at ticketmaster.com or at the venue. The lineup includes Rob Zander on vocals, Rick Nielsen on guitar, Tom Petersson on bass and Dax Nielsen, Rick’s son, on drums.

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O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Classic Movie Night returns Friday, Jan. 13 with the 2000 adventure film O Brother, Where Art Thou? at the historic Jefferson Theatre (345 Fannin) in downtown Beaumont.

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