Jefferson Theatre

photo by Kevin King

Is there life after death? This question has sparked debate for millennia — the fascination with spirits can be traced to the Cro-Magnon and Neolithic periods. And tracing human culture back to the cradle of civilization, one finds mention of spirits or ghosts in ancient inscriptions, papyrus scrolls and even tomb paintings.

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With more than 20 million albums sold, national rock act 3 Doors Down have announced a special summer tour titled “3 Doors Down Acoustic — Songs from the Basement” with a date in Beaumont on Saturday, Aug. 30 in the historic Jefferson Theatre. Tickets for this all ages show go on sale this Saturday, April 19, at 10 a.m. via the Beaumont Civic Center box office for $65, $47.50, $35. Tickets can also be purchased at other Ticketmaster outlets including ticketmaster.com and by phone at (800) 745-300.

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Larry Jene Fisher

The Jefferson Theatre has endured nearly a century of wear and tear. It has outlasted hurricanes, floods, downtown deterioration and even an overzealous congregation who decided to destroy its original statuary, deeming the nude artwork unholy.

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