Entertainment

Comedian, actor, author and one of the funniest rednecks on the planet will perform his stand-up routine at Nutty Jerry’s on Saturday, May 26 with doors opening at 7 p.m. Tickets for the show are $100 (VIP Chairs), $75 (VIP Table Seats), $55 (reserved), $35 (General Admission) and can be purchased at the Nutty Jerry’s box office, online at nuttyjerrys.com or by phone at (877) 643-7508.

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‘The Avengers’


Starring: Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson


Director: Joss Whedon


Rated: PG-13

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A little bit of everything to enjoy

 

The name may have changed but the fun and excitement will remain the same. Once called the Texas Cajun Heritage Festival has now been renamed the Spring Music Fest and 2012 Fishing Classic, which will be held at 700 Simmons Drive in Orange near the City Boat Ramp.

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Even Harry Potter had an ending – “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2.” It took eight movies, but now it’s over. With certain video game series, we consumers might not be as lucky.

There’s no end to the possibilities of creating new, better, upgraded versions of the most popular video game series. Just this year, expect Max Payne III, LEGO Batman II, Dead or Alive V, Epic Mickey II, Resident Evil VI, Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Assassin’s Creed III and Halo IV.

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‘The Five-Year Engagement’

Starring: Jason Segel, Emily Blunt

Director: Nick Stoller

Rated: R

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Who says you can’t entertain your whole family for $1 these days?

I rented a couple of video games like Smarty Pants, a trivia video game, and Bowling Pinbusters, a bowling game, from Blockbuster for one buck each, and the family enjoyed a lively night of video gaming fun.

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The Beaumont Country Club will host Deliver the Difference, an appreciation luncheon benefiting Meals on Wheels. Tickets are $40, and funds raised from this May 10 event will go toward increasing the number of meals prepared daily to serve those seniors on the Meals on Wheels waiting list.

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As an experiment, I took some video games I rented from Blockbuster to a dinner party where I knew a couple of kiddo gamers (ages 9-13) were going to be hanging out while the adults ate.

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It used to be that men were from Mars and women were from Venus, but in 2009 comedian Steve Harvey wrote the bestseller “Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man,” causing both genders to rethink intimate relationships. Now it’s been cleverly turned into a rom-com with a great cast.

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The oldest video game genre has added a new contender. Tribes Ascend is the latest FPS game (first-person shooter game) to enter this massive market of combat competition. The new projectile producing gameplay is free, only available on the PC, multiplayer and created for the 13-plus crowd.

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