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Sebastian Bach at Jefferson Theatre

Eighties iconic rock vocalist Sebastian Bach will perform at the Jefferson Theatre in downtown Beaumont on Wednesday, Nov. 8, at 8 p.m. Bach achieved mainstream success at a young age as the lead singer for Skid Row from 1987-96, who produced massive hits including “I Remember You,” “Youth Gone Wild,” “18 & Life” and “Slave to the Grind.” Bach then went on to become the first rock star to grace the Broadway stage, with starring roles in Jekyll & Hyde, Jesus Christ Superstar and The Rocky Horror Show.

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Cheech and Chong Perform Nov 4 at the Golden Nugget Lake Charles

Grammy Award winning comedy duo Cheech & Chong return to perform at the Grand Event Center inside the Golden Nugget in Lake Charles on Saturday, Nov. 4, at 8 p.m. The two met in Canada during the late 1960s and began to perform stand up shows, and many of their routines like “Dave’s Not Here,” “Basketball Jones” and “Sister Mary Elephant” became hits on their debut comedy album. Next in 1978 came the first of several movies. Up In Smoke grossed $44 million and spawned two sequels.

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The Rocky Horror Show runs at PALT Nov 3 and Nov 4

If you still can get enough of Halloween, there one more weekend of The Rocky Horror Show by Port Arthur Little Theatre (PALT) Tickets for the Friday, Nov. 3, and Saturday, Nov. 4, shows at 8 p.m. are $25 and can be purchased online at palt.org. Under the local direction of Jeff Courts, the story centers on a young engaged couple whose car breaks down in the rain near a castle where they seek a telephone to call for help. The castle is occupied by strangers in elaborate costumes celebrating an annual convention. They discover the head of the house is Frank N.

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Star Trek the Motion Picture official poster

Trekkies will want to “beam up” at this week’s Classic Movie Night at the Jefferson Theatre (345 Fannin St) for the 1979 science fiction film Star Trek: The Motion Picture on Friday, Nov. 3, at 7:30 p.m. Directed by Robert Wise, the 132-minute movie was based on the television series and the first installment of the Star Trek film series. It stars the cast of the original television series including Bill Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan and George Takei.

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Composition VI by Wassily Kandinsky

Sound/InSight is an open invitation exhibition inspired by music written for this event at The Art Studio by Lamar University School of Music students and will be on display from Nov. 4-24 with an opening reception on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 7-10 p.m. The exhibition is free and open to the public.

“The idea is for artists of any medium to listen to the pieces of music and create a work that is directly inspired by the music,” said Andy Coughlan, curator. “It will be fascinating to see the diversity of interpretations of the work.”

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Couture for a Cause at MCM Eleganté on Nov 3

Formerly known as Fashion Bingo for Babies, Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas Foundation presents Couture for a Cause — Southeast Texas’ premiere shopping event — on Friday, Nov. 3, at the MCM Eleganté Hotel (2355 I-10 S., Beaumont) from 6-10 p.m. Don’t miss the chance to gather all of your closest friends for this unique event. The first hour and a half will be dedicated to shopping local boutiques all gathered at the Eleganté in the Grand Ballroom. Beverages and heavy appetizers will be provided, then bingo will start at 7:30 p.m.

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Feast with the Beasts at the Houston Zoo on Nov 3

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy will perform at the Houston Zoo’s 12th annual Feast with the Beasts on Friday, Nov. 3. From 7-11 p.m., the evening promises to be an unforgettable night where attendees can eat, drink and jam out to some of the band’s biggest hits all while enjoying the animals at the zoo.

Feast with the Beasts is one of the Houston’s most anticipated events for animal and culinary lovers alike. Guests can sample food and drinks from more than 60 of Houston’s hottest restaurants as well as special animal presentations throughout the zoo.

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Cast of Justice League (2017)

It’s hard to believe that the holidays are upon us, and with that comes a fast and furious slate of movies jostling for awards to be given out in 2018. I hope the upcoming lineup is better than what’s out there now. Nothing recently has caught fire with audiences and disappointing or even risible movies like “Mother!” are playing to empty theaters.

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Vautrot's Cajun Cuisine

Martha Vautrot calls her little restaurant “the best kept secret in Texas.” She’s never advertised beyond word-of-mouth since Vautrot’s opened almost 25 years ago, she said.

She follows the advice her grandmother gave her growing up: “No matter how much you advertise, if your food’s not good, they won’t come back.”

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