Entertainment

Port Arthur Little Theatre Players will present a Murder Mystery Dinner at Sunset Grove Country Club in Orange on Saturday, Aug. 22, from 6-10 p.m. All funds raised will allow CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) to continue its mission of advocating for children in the court systems; trained volunteers advocate for abused, neglected, or abandoned children by being their “voice” in court. CASA seeks safe, permanent placement for these children.

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Jim Morris

Jim Morris is an athlete, author, teacher and one of the top inspirational and motivational speakers in the country. Morris is set to speak in Beaumont at the Compro Event Center (4155 Cardinal Drive) on Thursday, Aug. 20, at 6:30 p.m. Morris is better known for his inspiring story that spawned the 2002 movie The Rookie, starring Dennis Quaid as Morris.

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Logan, Jared, Evee, Tracy and Michelle Byrd
Tommie Ritter Smith, Michael Berry and Neal McCoy

Country Music sensation and Southeast Texan Tracy Byrd was inducted into the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame on Saturday, Aug. 8 at the Carthage Civic Center. Many friends, family, and fans of Byrd took to Highway 96 making the near three-hour drive to support the artist, who has four gold certifications and one double-platinum certification and has charted more than thirty hit singles in his career, including eleven additional Top 10 hits. 

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‘Ricki and The Flash’

Starring: Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline

Rated: PG-13

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

 

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‘Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation’

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner

Directed by: Christopher McQuarrie

Rated: PG-13

 

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Classic Movie Night continues at the Jefferson Theatre in downtown Beaumont on Thursday, Aug. 6 with the musical-drama Mo Better Blues. Written, produced and directed by Spike Lee, the film debuted in 1990 starring Lee along with Denzel Washington, Wesley Snipes, Giancarlo Esposito, Joie Lee, Cynda Williams and comedian Robin Harris in his final film, who passed five months before.

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Jake Rowley as Elvis

Nederland native Jake Rowley will perform “Memories of Elvis” at Jerry Nelson’s Backyard Music Hall on Saturday, Aug. 1, at 8 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the venue or online at jnhillcountry.com for $35, $25 or $15.

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Three-eleven

National rock/reggae touring act 311 will play at L’Auberge du Lac’s Liquid Society poolside concert series Thursday, July 30, with gates opening at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the venue.

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Christmas in July

The 15th annual Christmas in July presented by the Beaumont Chamber Foundation will take place Friday, July 31, at the Event Centre (700 Crockett) in downtown Beaumont at 6 p.m. Tickets to the “Spice of the Season” are $75, with all proceeds benefiting the BCF Youth Leadership Program.

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Korus

Korus, the University of the Philippines' Concert Chorus, is on an extraordinary musical tour of America with a show in Beaumont on Friday, July 31, inside the Julie Rogers Theatre at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50-$30 and can be purchased at the venue or at Asian Food Mart (520 S. 11th) in Beaumont.

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