Entertainment

Only one place in town serves fried chicken at 6 a.m. It’s Casual Entrees, a southern-style diner that is simply delicious.

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It’s too premature to pick Oscar winners, with most of the major contenders just now reaching theaters. But the list is beginning to take shape and already there are frontrunners in the major categories. Two words: “The Artist.” But I’ll get to that later.

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra, and their brand of "Rock Theater,” are preparing to light up the road for a three month Spring Tour, traveling to over 60 markets across the United States and the show returns to Ford Arena on Saturday, March 3, 2012. 
 
Tickets will go on sale Friday, Dec. 9, at 10 a.m.
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Ladies who lunch … Last week the Junior League of Beaumont hosted its Holiday Luncheon that honored the oh-so-deserving Michele Smith. The luncheon was a smashing success with all tables filled to capacity and almost 250 well-heeled women and a few dapper gents in attendance. Alison Kiker (the honoree’s sis) and Jennifer Smith showered her with touching tributes and accolades before the honoree spoke. Never one to mince words, the admirable Mrs.

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It’s all y’all can eat up at Sanderson’s Restaurant and Bar, a totally Texas-style family eatery.

This spacious, standalone establishment, located at 2095 Highway 69 N. in Nederland just minutes from Southeast Texas Regional Airport, accommodates large parties in the main dining area, plus there’s a banquet room out back that seats up to 70.

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