Entertainment

While the producers of this probably weren’t planning on a sequel, the 2013 movie featuring the Four Horsemen was so well received it begged for more story. Again, you must suspend any disbelief to enjoy this second serving of cotton candy. It’s as fluffy as that confection and just as enjoyable.

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Classic Movie Night resumes with the 1972 crime drama The Godfather on Friday, June 17, at the historic Jefferson Theatre in downtown Beaumont.

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The public is invited to come meet Miss Dallas Ashlea Gutierrez at a meet-and-greet Saturday, June 18, at Casa Tapatia Mexican Restaurant & Bar from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Gutierrez, a 2009 graduate of West Brook High School in Beaumont and a 2013 graduate of Texas A&M University, will be signing autographs for the public. Portraits of Gutierrez will be available at the event to have signed by the Miss Dallas 2016 winner.

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Comicpalooza returns to the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston and again will offer the best multi-format pop culture con including J-Fashion, cosplay, film festival, literary conference, a code fest, maker space, Mars Rover rides, video and tabletop gaming, BMX stunt show, professional wrestling, roller derby bouts and so much more.

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The Garden Brothers Circus is celebrating 100 years of entertaining families throughout North America and will “pull out all the stops” when it comes to the Beaumont Civic Center with two shows on Tuesday, June 21, at 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.Adult tickets are $22-$30, and kid tickets (ages 2-12) are $8-$16. Tickets can be purchased at the Civic Center box office at 701 Main St. in downtown Beaumont or online at ticketmaster.com.

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One of the hottest names in Country music, Frank Foster, will perform in Beaumont at the Backyard Music Hall on Friday, June 17 with doors opening at 7 p.m. for ages 18 years and older. Tickets to the show are $18 and can be purchased online at jnhillcountry.com or at the venue. From Cypress Bottom, Louisiana, has acted as his own record label, management, booking agency and publishing company, and managed to find success that some major label artist may never find.

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International successful rock act The Guess Who will perform inside the Grand Event Center at the Golden Nugget in Lake Charles, La., on Friday, June 17, 8:30 p.m. Tickets for this 21 and older show are $27.50-$36.50 and can be purchased online at ticketmaster.com. From Winnipeg, Canada, the group formed in 1965 and the current lineup features two originals in Jim Kale (bass, vocals) and Garry Peterson (drums, vocals).

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If you have not posed for a picture with the Big Bugs, it’s not too late. By popular demand, David Rogers’ Big Bugs has been extended through Saturday, June 25, at Shangri La Botanical Gardens & Nature Center (601 Green Ave) in Orange.

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The Gig on Crockett Street welcomes Scott Stapp, the voice of the rock band Creed, on Thursday, Aug. 4. Doors open at 7 p.m. and tickets for the 18-and-older show are $20 and can be purchased online at outhousetickets.com. Stapp, 42, has released two solo records and has had a few tracks hit the Billboard rock chart including “The Great Divide” and “Slow Suicide.” Creed disbanded in 2004 before returning for a few reunion tours that fizzled out by 2012.

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Local act Good Grief will perform at Thirsty’s on Friday, June 10, with special guests Boxing Dei Dei. Thirsty’s is at 229 Dowlen Road in Beaumont. Good Grief, who formed in 2014, consists of Melody Boyd (vocals), Michelle Blackwell (vocals, guitar, bass), Stevo Romero (bass, guitar) and Haley Hardin (drums), who describe themselves as having an eclectic sound and taste in music, which shows in their craft and delivery.

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