BEAUMONT — Lamar University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will open the 2013-2014 season with Arthur Miller’s “A View from the Bridge,” directed by student Steven Hoffman and starring assistant professor Joel Grothe, as well as Aaron Michael Chang of Groves, in foreground, and Joel Grothe. Italian-American immigrant life in the 1950s textures this searing drama of love and revenge that will run Sept. 26 - Sept. 29 in the University Theatre, located at 4400 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway on the Lamar campus. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m., nightly , with a 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday, Sept. 29. Tickets are $15 for general admission; $10 for senior citizens, students and LU faculty/staff; and $7 for LU students. Call 409-880-2250 for reservations and additional information, or visit lamar.edu/theatre.
Tracy Byrd schedules Labor Day weekend event
Country music star Tracy Byrd is hitting the stage once again this summer.
Cosby opens Lutcher's 35th season in style
The Lutcher Theater for the Performing Arts 35th season kicked off in fine fashion with two sold-out performances on Thursday and Friday nights by the legendary Bill Cosby. The capacity crowd laughed from start to finish as Cosby spoke about marriage, bodily functions, age, his hotel and the papermill. The Lutcher’s 35th season continues with the next production being Lyle Lovett and His Large Band on Tuesday, Sept. 9. Visit www.lutcher.org for more information.
This Week in Local Music History (July 23 - July 29)
National acts regulary perform in Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana and summer is often the best time for some of the biggest touring events.
Entertainment for the week of July 23 - July 29, 2014
Another great month of live music reaches its conclusion, but there are still plenty of events on tap this weekend and the horizon.
Orange joins National Dance Day with event Saturday
Put on your dancing shoes and head to downtown this weekend for the biggest dance event in the country.
Multiple Grammy Winner, Bill Gaither and Gaither Vocal Band heads to Beaumont
Multi-Grammy Award-winner Bill Gaither will host a spectacular evening of music, laughter and encouragement featuring the world class talent of the Gaither Vocal Band, Friday, August 1 at the Ford Park Arena in Beaumont.
This Week in Local Music History (July 16 - July 22)
Take a look back at some of the great music events featuring national artists which have traveled through Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana over the years.
Entertainment for the week of July 16 - July 22, 2014
The music scene continues to heat up and so do the temperatures outside, which is good if you enjoy fun in the sun and great music too.
National touring blues act arrives for shows in region
A band with the blues is arriving in the region for two shows this week.
Acoustic music trend is booming for artists and businesses
Live music is no longer limited to just smoky bars and night clubs as an increasing popularity in acoustic music artists and outlets can attest.
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