Entertainment

Operating on a fixed income is never easy, but what happens when seniors who depend on government services to stay in their homes find those services are cut back, or worse, stopped altogether?

Those intolerable outcomes are exactly what Elaine Shellenberger, executive director of Nutrition and Services for Seniors, is trying to pre­vent with this year’s third annual Nutrition and Services for Seniors Deliver the Difference Luncheon at the Event Centre on Thursday, May 1.

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Lamar Theatre will present Neil Simon’s popular musical “Sweet Charity” on April 10-13 in the University Theatre. Originally directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse, the Tony-award winning musical tells the story of Charity Hope Valentine, a dance-hall hostess with a heart of gold and a past littered with bad relationships.

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Wayne Toups

Certainly one of the most exciting musicians to come out of Acadiana is Wayne Toups. This Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and accordionist created his own style of music, Zydecajun — a fusion of Cajun sounds and the rhythms of zydeco, with elements of soul music and southern rock mixed in.

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Champagne & Ribs, Gift of Life’s popular annual event, is goin’ Cajun for a cause in 2014, and plans to put a whuppin’ on prostate cancer while having a heck of a time doin’ it!

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It’s not often you can get to hear an acoustic performance from one of the best rock bands of our generation. With that said, fans can enjoy “An Evening With Sevendust” acoustic tour on Friday, April 4 at Scout Bar in Houston at 7 p.m. The band also announced the acoustic show will play Beaumont on Thursday, June 19 at The Gig on Crockett Street.

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