Entertainment

Ryan Pelton

Ryan Pelton is more than just an award winning Elvis tribute artist.

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Steven Curtis Chapman

Hope Women’s Resource Clinic presents its annual gala Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the Holiday Inn & Suites (3950 IH-10 S. at Walden Road) in Beaumont. This year’s guest speaker will be five-time Grammy award winning Christian artist Steven Curtis Chapman. Single tickets are $125 and can be purchased online at hope-clinic.com.

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Dr. Strange

‘Dr. Strange’

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton

Directed by: Scott Derrickson

Rated: PG-13

 

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Bob “Mr. Inspiration” Wieland with President Ronald Regan

Orange native and former Lamar tennis player Brady Mazzola will host a first event of its kind on Friday, Nov. 11, at Beaumont Municipal Tennis Center at 6455 College beginning at 7 p.m. The Honoring Our Heroes “Skills on Wheels” Tennis Expo will feature a cocktail reception, auction, a Lamar men’s tennis exhibition plus wheelchair tennis singles, and end with a tennis exhibition match featuring a tennis pro pairing with a wheelchair athlete competing against another tennis pro and wheelchair athlete.

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Champagne Room

Experience 1950s steamy Havana Nights with rum, rumba and romance during Harbor Foundation’s seventh annual Dinner for Life Gala honoring hospice spiritual counselors on Friday, Nov. 4, at the Event Centre in downtown Beaumont at 7 p.m. This gala fundraiser will include Cuban cuisine, Latin entertainment, live music from Champagne Room, and a silent auction. Individual tickets are $150, and a table for eight is $2,500.

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From the sublime “Sully” to the idiotic “Inferno,” it just proves that when Tom Hanks is good, he’s very good. But when he’s not, well, he’s usually playing super sleuth Robert Langdon, the hero of Dan Brown’s bestselling novels.

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Those who attend the Aluminum Show on Halloween night – Monday, Oct. 31 – at the Lutcher Theater in Orange will definitely be in for a treat.

After over a decade of touring worldwide, Aluminum Group is thrilled to present the world premiere of the spectacular new Aluminum Show.

This new and unique show brings the material, the music and the artists together on stage, combing visual theater, dance and humor into a multi-sensory experience. 

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This movie has already had the misfortune of serious bout of trailer fatigue. I can’t recall sitting through movie previews in the last three months and not seeing this one. And, no surprise, the two-hour version isn’t any better than the two-minute version. I leave my opinion about trailers on the cutting room floor for now, so let’s get back to the Joneses, which begs another question: Why do the couple in question always have to be named Jones?

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Ladies from Beaumont attended the National Council of Negro Women’s 57th National Convention in Washington, D.C., in October.

Mary McCloud Bethune founded the organization in 1935.

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Beaumont YWCA Gala

One of President George W. Bush’s daughters will speak in Beaumont this fall.

Jenna Bush Hager will be the main speaker at YWCA’s Gala fundraiser Friday, Nov. 4, at 7 p.m. at the MCM Eleganté Hotel and Conference Center. She is a contributing correspondent to NBC’s Today Show, an editor-at-large for Southern Living Magazine, founder of The Novo Project and chair for UNICEF’s Next Generation.

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