Entertainment

Celebrate local legend, Janis Joplin, at a birthday celebration featuring a screening of Janis: Little Girl Blue during a special Classic Movie Night at the historic 1927 Jefferson Theatre on Thursday, Jan. 19, in downtown Beaumont. Directed by Oscar nominated Amy Berg, the 2015 documentary examines Joplin’s story in depth and includes original interviews and personal letters written by her to her parents, which are made public for the first time. The film is 1 hour and 44 minutes.

 

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Muddy Magnolias

This year’s lineup for Jazz + Blues Festival may just be the most talented in the 11-year history of the event. Presented by the City of Beaumont and Kinsel Lincoln, the Jazz + Blues Festival will take place on Saturday, Jan. 28, at the historic Jefferson Theatre in downtown Beaumont. The festival is headlined by Muddy Magnolias, a powerful and soulful duo featuring Jessy Wilson and Kallie North. North is a Beaumont native and will be performing in Beaumont for the first time.

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There is still time to purchase a ticket to Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas Foundation’s eighth annual La Soirée on Saturday, Jan. 21, and take a journey down the Silk Road from India to Istanbul, all inside the Beaumont Civic Center and for a great cause.

The theme is Arabian Nights, and guests enter the Royal Sultan’s palace for the party of the year. A profusion of light, color, sights, sounds and dances from around the world will transport those in attendance to another place in time

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Pringles LOUD

Pringles potato snacks have been around for more than 50 years, and now the makers want to know if you have a craving for a snack with a kick.

The Kellogg owed company is introducing five new LOUD flavors — Super Cheesy Italian, Mighty Margarita Pizza, Spicy Queso, Salsa Fiesta and Fiery Chili Lime.

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Manchester by the Sea

‘Manchester by the Sea’

Starring: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams

Directed by: Kenneth Lonergan

Rated: PG-13

 

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Cheap Trick

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame act Cheap Trick will perform at the Grand Event Center inside the Golden Nugget in Lake Charles on Friday, Jan. 13, at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $40-$70 and can be purchased online at ticketmaster.com or at the venue. The lineup includes Rob Zander on vocals, Rick Nielsen on guitar, Tom Petersson on bass and Dax Nielsen, Rick’s son, on drums.

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O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Classic Movie Night returns Friday, Jan. 13 with the 2000 adventure film O Brother, Where Art Thou? at the historic Jefferson Theatre (345 Fannin) in downtown Beaumont.

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Raul Diaz, Gift of Life Prostate Cancer Survivor

It takes a team of players both on and off the field to win the big game, and here’s a perfect chance to team up with the Gift of Life to battle prostate cancer at Champagne & Ribs as it presents the “Wide World of Sports” themed event Thursday, April 20, at 6:30 p.m. at Ford Park.

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Pro wrestling fans are in a frenzy as two events will be held in the area beginning with Hurricane Pro Wrestling returning to the Beaumont Civic Center on Saturday, Jan. 7 with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 or a family four-pack for $30 and can be purchased online at hurricanepro.info or at the door.

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The Mardi Gras season makes its flamboyant entrance with the Twelfth Night Parade Extravaganza inside the Lake Charles Civic Center Coliseum on Friday, Jan. 6, with doors opening at 6 p.m.

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