Entertainment

The Goonies

Classic Movie Night resumes with the 1985 adventure comedy The Goonies on Friday, May 20 at the historic Jefferson Theatre in downtown Beaumont.

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The Big Texas Beer Fest will come to Houston for the first time Saturday, May 21, at NRG Center (located next to NRG Stadium, south 610 Loop between Fannin and Kirby) from 1-6:30 p.m.

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Port Arthur Little Theater presents The Foreigner May 20-22 and May 27-28. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. each night except for a 2:30 p.m. matinee Sunday, May 29. Tickets are $11 for adults, $9 for seniors (62 and older), military and teachers, and $6 for students (through college). They can be purchased online at palt.org.

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Curse & The Cure

Brentwood Entertainment Complex at Brentwood Country Club (4201 S. Major Drive) in Beaumont will host its first Brentwood Barkin’ Bash featuring a car show along with a ATV, boat and bike exhibit Saturday, May 21, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Proceeds will benefit Pups In Peril, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in Groves dedicated to saving dogs of all ages and breeds by rescuing, rehabilitating and placing them into loving forever homes.

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Speedboats of the Deep South Racing Association (DSRA) will be roaring down the Sabine River in Orange at speeds of more than 100 mph during the Shootout on the Sabine, with plenty of high-octane outboard action on Saturday, May 21, and Sunday, May 22, plus a special concert with American Idol fan favorite Kree Harrison.

Admission to the event is free, and there will be food and adult beverage vendors onsite. No pets or coolers allowed.

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Kristin Chenoweth

Stage and screen star Kristin Chenoweth was scheduled to perform at the Lutcher Theater in March, but with the Sabine River rising, the theater was forced to reschedule her date. She graciously agreed to reschedule for June 14, tweeting, “Keeping everyone down in Orange, TX in my prayers. @lutchertheater hope everyone stays safe with family and friends. See y’all soon!”

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‘Captain America: Civil War’

Starring: Chris Evans, Robert Downey, Jr.

Directed by: Joe and Anthony Russo

Rated: PG-13

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Viva Fest

The City of Beaumont is hosting a multi-day Hispanic heritage celebration on Friday, May 13, and Saturday, May 14, at the Jefferson Theatre in downtown Beaumont. Viva Fest will kickoff the festivities on May 13 with live music by Sandy G y los Gavilanes followed by the movie Frida. Ticket are $5 for May 13.

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Beaumont Community Players will host six productions of Rent: The Musical on the McFaddin-Ward Auditorium stage inside the Betty Greenberg Center for Performing Arts (4155 Laurel Ave.) on May 13-14 and May 19-21. Show times are 7:30 p.m. each night with a matinee May 14 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $40 (cabaret seats), $25 (adults) or $23 (65 years and older, students 21 and younger).

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Dr. Paul and Connie Suzch

A dinner recognizing Connie and Dr. Paul J. Szuch, president of Lamar Institute of Technology, on the occasion of his retirement, and the 10th anniversary of his dedication to Lamar Institute of Technology students and the community, will be held Thursday, May 12, at 6 p.m. at Courville’s, 1744 Rose Lane, Beaumont.

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