Entertainment

The Lutcher Theater invites everyone to kick-start the Christmas season with Lightwire Theater’s black-light performance of A Very Electric Christmas on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m.

People of all ages will be captivated by the dazzling visuals and unique menagerie of characters that magically appear out of the darkness. Each show provides a magical and captivating tale of family, friendship and hope.

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X  barks the spot in the new tour PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure” as Ryder and his team of pirate pups will have all paws on deck at Ford Arena on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 6 p.m. and two shows on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

The PAW Patrol set out over land and sea to find the treasure for Mayor Goodway’s celebration. The pups will need all paws on deck for this pirate adventure, including some help from the newest pup — Tracker.

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The second annual Texas Star Cluster All-Breed Dog Show will be held Friday, Nov. 10, through Sunday, Nov. 12, at Ford Park presented by the Beaumont Kennel Club, the Cypress Creek Kennel Club of Texas Inc. and the Galveston County Kennel Club, Inc. The event hours will be from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. each day, and the show is free to the public and will feature exhibits and grooming stations where spectators can see the dogs participating in the event as well as purchase toys and accessories for their dogs at home.

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Cheech and Chong Perform Nov 4 at the Golden Nugget Lake Charles

Grammy Award winning comedy duo Cheech & Chong return to perform at the Grand Event Center inside the Golden Nugget in Lake Charles on Saturday, Nov. 4, at 8 p.m. The two met in Canada during the late 1960s and began to perform stand up shows, and many of their routines like “Dave’s Not Here,” “Basketball Jones” and “Sister Mary Elephant” became hits on their debut comedy album. Next in 1978 came the first of several movies. Up In Smoke grossed $44 million and spawned two sequels.

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The Rocky Horror Show runs at PALT Nov 3 and Nov 4

If you still can get enough of Halloween, there one more weekend of The Rocky Horror Show by Port Arthur Little Theatre (PALT) Tickets for the Friday, Nov. 3, and Saturday, Nov. 4, shows at 8 p.m. are $25 and can be purchased online at palt.org. Under the local direction of Jeff Courts, the story centers on a young engaged couple whose car breaks down in the rain near a castle where they seek a telephone to call for help. The castle is occupied by strangers in elaborate costumes celebrating an annual convention. They discover the head of the house is Frank N.

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Star Trek the Motion Picture official poster

Trekkies will want to “beam up” at this week’s Classic Movie Night at the Jefferson Theatre (345 Fannin St) for the 1979 science fiction film Star Trek: The Motion Picture on Friday, Nov. 3, at 7:30 p.m. Directed by Robert Wise, the 132-minute movie was based on the television series and the first installment of the Star Trek film series. It stars the cast of the original television series including Bill Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan and George Takei.

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Feast with the Beasts at the Houston Zoo on Nov 3

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy will perform at the Houston Zoo’s 12th annual Feast with the Beasts on Friday, Nov. 3. From 7-11 p.m., the evening promises to be an unforgettable night where attendees can eat, drink and jam out to some of the band’s biggest hits all while enjoying the animals at the zoo.

Feast with the Beasts is one of the Houston’s most anticipated events for animal and culinary lovers alike. Guests can sample food and drinks from more than 60 of Houston’s hottest restaurants as well as special animal presentations throughout the zoo.

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Cast of Justice League (2017)

It’s hard to believe that the holidays are upon us, and with that comes a fast and furious slate of movies jostling for awards to be given out in 2018. I hope the upcoming lineup is better than what’s out there now. Nothing recently has caught fire with audiences and disappointing or even risible movies like “Mother!” are playing to empty theaters.

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Parade marshal Dr Richard Price speaks with students at Gladys City

Perfect weather is predicted for Lamar University’s “We Are LU” Homecoming on Saturday, Nov. 4, with a day full of activities beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 6 p.m. when the Cardinal football team hosts Central Arkansas at Provost Umphrey Stadium.

“We are especially excited about Lamar University Homecoming this year as we see it as day of free family fun for our community that is still recovering from Hurricane Harvey,” said Homecoming Committee Chairman Courtney Horton.

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