Entertainment

Reba McEntire

The Christus Health Foun­dation of Southeast Texas’s Gala is upon us as Reba will headline the 34th annual black tie event on Saturday, April 26, at the Beaumont Civic Center as festivities get underway at 7 p.m. A gourmet meal will be served at 8 p.m.

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The Port Arthur Histori­cal Society, in collabora­tion with Tegge Circus Archives, is presenting Step Right Up! an exhibit featuring a conglomera­tion of approximately 60 pieces of circus history, at the Museum of the Gulf Coast in Port Arthur.

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World-renowned pianist and composer Haskell Small, hailed by England’s Musical Timesfor his “dazzlingly prodigious technique” and heralded by The Washington Post for his “technical prowess,” will be performing Sunday, April 13, at 6 p.m. at All Saints Episcopal School, 4108 Delaware St. in Beaumont.

Admission to the concert is free, but donations are accepted.

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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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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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Beaumont Community Players will present a clas­sic of American theater, Tennessee Williams’ Pulit­zer Prize-winning drama “A Streetcar Named Desire,” for three week­ends, beginning March 28.

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The Beaumont Art League (BAL) will hold its annual Nech­es River Festival Art Show Sun­day, April 6 – Saturday, April 19, with its opening reception sched­uled for Sunday, April 6, from 2-4 p.m., when the Neches River Festival (NRF) Royal Court vis&sh

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Tony, Maria and the gang, or gangs in this case, are com­ing to Orange! Troika Enter­tainment is bringing West Side Story, the classic Broadway musical that tells the tragic yet triumphant tale of two star-crossed lovers from culturally clashing clans, to Southeast Texas at the Lutcher Theater, and tickets are on sale now.

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Elegance and sophistication will be the hallmarks of the night as Lamar University celebrates the party of the year with Le Grand Bal: “An Evening of Art,” on Saturday, March 22.

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