Entertainment

Mamma Mia! — Tuesday, Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m.

The 2016-17 lineup has been announced for the 37th season at the Lutcher Theater (707 Main) in Orange, and it includes 13 incredible shows and begins with a Broadway favorite that kicking off it’s national tour, Mamma Mia! on Oct. 4.

That’s followed by a diverse lineup of spectacular shows that promises something for everyone.

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Brian Jack

The City of Beaumont Recreation Division hosts “Neighbors & Concerts” on Saturday, Aug. 20, from 3-9 p.m. at Magnolia Park (2855 Magnolia St.) featuring performances by Brian Jack, Cupid and Solid Sounds. The event is free and open to the public, and will feature snow cones, popcorn, jump stations, music and games. At 13, Brian Jack bought his first guitar, then joined his uncle’s band, where he learned how to play the accordion. Years later, he formed his own band, Brian Jack & The Zydeco Gamblers.

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Goo Goo Dolls

Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated band Goo Goo Dolls will hit the road this fall for their second headline run in support of their latest release Boxes featuring support from SafetySuit. The tour kicks off Oct. 26 in Boise, Idaho, and will run through December, including a Dec. 4 appearance in Beaumont at the Jefferson Theatre. Tickets and more information are available at googoodolls.com/tour.

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Yoakum and Frehley

“Beaumont is not boring,” insists City of Beaumont event facility coordinator Lenny Caballero. Just this year, facilities in downtown Beaumont have hosted concerts such as the Beach Boys, Pat Benatar and Jerry Lee Lewis, and just last week, Clint Black performed to a capacity crowd at the Julie Rogers Theatre and Bobby Bones performed Aug.

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Liz the bloodhound

The Beaumont Police Department invites everyone to attend its annual Cops & Kids Carnival on Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Beaumont Civic Center (701 Main St) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The annual event offers enjoyment for children of all ages, and gives local youth the opportunity to get to know and interact with the officers who work tirelessly to ensure the safety of the community, all in a fun, stress-free environment.

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Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Classic Movie Night inside the historic Jefferson Theatre (345 Fannin) in downtown Beaumont continues with the 1961 two-time Academy Award winner Breakfast at Tiffany’s on Friday, Aug. 12. The romantic comedy stars Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neal, Buddy Ebsen, Martin Balsam and Mickey Rooney.

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Wynona Judd

Country star Wynona Judd will perform inside the Grand Event Center on Friday, Aug. 12, at Golden Nugget in Lake Charles, Louisiana, at 8:30 p.m. Tickets for this 21-and-older show are $30-$45 and can be purchased online at ticketmaster.com. The 52-year-old singer rose to fame in the early ’80s as a duo with her mother Naomi as The Judds and recorded 14 No.

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Mad Science logo

The Beaumont Civic Center (701 Main St) will host the Cumulus Baby & Family Expo on Saturday, Aug. 13, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Thousands of expecting parents, friends and family members, and children flock to the Civic Center every year to shop the vendors, enjoy educational seminars, and have some fun at this free community event.

Features include bounce houses and amusements, a diaper derby, maternity and kids fashion show, face painting, games, prize giveaways and a performance by Mad Science of Houston.

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Molly and the Ringwalds

And suddenly, it’s 1985 all over again. Break out the parachute pants and buy some extra hairspray because you’re going to want to head back in style to the days of neon colors and MTV music as Lamar State College Port Arthur celebrates an “Endless Summer” with a concert featuring ’80s tribute band Molly and the Ringwalds on Saturday, Aug. 20, at 7:30 p.m.

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Poor Jason Bourne. He’s been running for what seems like decades. I’m tired just thinking about it, and this latest movie in the franchise is just as fatiguing.

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