Entertainment

The Beach Boys

They are the most iconic American band ever to take the stage with more than 80 songs that hit the music charts, with 36 reaching the Top 40 — a Billboard record. That’s in addition to their record as the top-selling American band for both albums and singles. They are the Beach Boys.

It all started with three teenage brothers with the last name of Wilson — Brian, Carl and Dennis — and their cousin Mike Love, along with school friend Al Jardine, in Hawthorne, California.

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The Stark Museum of Art once again welcomes families to make art after dark at Third Thursdays Art Night on Feb. 18 from 5-7 p.m. Admission is free for all Orange County public, private or home school students, grades pre-K-12, wearing school colors or spirit wear. Admission for adults (18-64) is $6; seniors (65 or over) $5; and children 3 years and under are admitted free. Stark Cultural Venues Members will also receive free admission.

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The international Irish dance phenomenon is back by popular demand with Riverdance – The 20th Anniversary World Tour for a two-night stint at the Lutcher Theater (707 Main Ave) in Orange on Thursday, Feb. 24, and Friday, Feb. 25, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $70-$45 and can be purchased online at lutcher.org, by phone at (409) 886-5535 or at the box office.

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Carl Topilow

The Symphony of Southeast Texas (SOST) takes guests back to the good ole’ days “When Swing was King” on Saturday, Feb. 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the Julie Rogers Theatre.

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Enjoy dinner, a gift and a performance by Under the Streetlamp inside the Event Center at L’Auberge du Lac on Saturday, Feb. 11, at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $75 for ages 21 and older and can be purchased online at ticketmaster.com.

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Loomis

“If blues, soul, and rock can be said to form a triangle, you’ll find Hamilton Loomis right in the center of it,” says Guitar Player magazine. Hamilton Loomis returns to Madison’s on Dowlen on Friday, Feb. 11, with a performance time of 9:30 p.m. for ages 21 and older. Loomis is touring in support of a new record, Give it Back, which is full of funk and soul, rock, and a satisfying dose of the blues.

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Jamie Barclay’s exhibition “Pearl” will be on display at High Street Gallery on Friday, Feb. 12, and a reception will be held from 7-10 p.m. at the gallery inside the Victoria House at 2110 Victoria St. in Beaumont. The event is free and open to the public and refreshments will be served. The artwork will be for sale by the artist.

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The Orange Rotary Club and Lutcher Theater are presenting a performance by Francesco Attesti and Matteo Galli from Italy on Friday, Feb. 12, at 7:30 at the Lutcher Theater in Orange. Tickets are $25 or $15 (students) and can be purchased online at lutcher.org or by phone at (409) 886-5535.

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The Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music at Lamar University will present a guest artist concert featuring the jazz duo of pianist Joe LoCascio and saxophonist Woody Witt on Wednesday, Feb. 17, in the Rothwell Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

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Classic Movie Night continues with the 1952 musical comedy Singin’ in the Rain on Friday, Feb. 12, at the historic Jefferson Theatre in downtown Beaumont. Starring Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor and Debbie Reynolds, Singin’ in the Rain is ranked by the American Film Institute as the greatest musical movie of all time, and it was among the first 25 films chosen for preservation by the National Film Registry.

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