Entertainment

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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Jackie

‘Jackie’

Starring: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard

Directed by: Pablo Sarrain

Rated: PG-13

 

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Zac Wilkerson

Zac Wilkerson with special guests Midnight River Choir will perform at Courville’s (1744 Rose Lane, Beaumont) on Thursday, Dec. 29, at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $40, which includes Courville’s buffet dinner.

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For those who want to bring in 2017 in the friendly confines of their own home or set sail to a house party, there are plenty of drink options available at your local liquor store. And of course, we recommend any of the Messina brothers’ stores, with five great locations throughout Southeast Texas including three in Beaumont (2525 College; 6666 Phelan; 1412 Magnolia) and two in Port Arthur (3748 Gulfway and 2606 Memorial).

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Over at the Golden Nugget in Lake Charles, Las Vegas entertainer Frankie Moreno

Still undecided about what to do on New Year’s Eve? Concerts? Casino? Stay at home and watch the ball drop? Well, you have plenty of options.

If you like to go out, every nightclub throughout Southeast Texas will be open and have some sort of event, whether it’s a band, balloon drop, DJ, champagne toast at midnight or all of the above.

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