7648 Memorial Blvd.
Port Arthur, TX 77642
Phone: (409) 729-8880
Fax: (409) 729-5550
With more than 1000 programs, Lamar University is one of the biggest academic organizations in all of Texas and is still growing. The university has undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate courses. The campus also has housing amenities for more than 2500 students. The students are involved in several sports and cultural activities for which amenities are provided by the university.
The Art Studio, Inc. was founded by artists for fellow artists in 1983. Their aim is to promote art and culture in Southeast Texas. It is a platform for upcoming talents where a studio and equipments are provided at an affordable rate. Their works are regularly exhibited, making it an interesting stop for art lovers. They also hold educational programs in the community and host band nights monthly.
The Julia Rogers Theater is home to the Symphony of Southeast Texas, the Beaumont Civic Opera, the Beaumont Civic Ballet and the Beaumont Ballet Theater. The theater, which opened in 1982, is designed to host any event such as concerts, theatrical productions, dance presentations, lectures and large conference meetings. The stage boasts a magnificent fifty-foot proscenium, a hydraulic orchestra pit, and a state-of-the-art sound and lighting system. Diamond chandeliers decorate the ceilings of the theater's lobby where guests can enjoy intermissions at the cocktail bar and lounge area.
Opened for the first time in 1982, the Julie Rogers Theatre in Beaumont has been entertaining patrons for nearly 3 decades now, and a refurbishment in 2007 has made this 1663-seater venue even bigger and better than before. Superbly equipped with dimmers, portable monitors, transformers and great acoustics, a visit to Julie Rogers promises to be an eventful experience.
Pure Vibes is located inside the bohemian Balimports, a globally-inspired furniture and home decor store. This warehouse space is equipped with good acoustics and lighting, and has a laidback atmosphere. From indie to hip hop and heavy rock, you will find a range of performances here. Some of their previous listings are Moonboy, Echo Down and Shea Duerler.
A part of the illustrious Ford Park located between Houston and New Orleans - the Ford Pavilion is the ultimate concert venue. With a seating capacity of 18,000 and cutting edge sound and light systems, this venue has been rocking it since 2003. Pick up something from the concession stands and have a blast. The convenient parking is the icing on the cake. Find out more about their upcoming events and pick up your tickets at one of the seven box office counters here. Become a member of the Ford Pavilion Concert Club and receive great perks as well as priority tickets for the biggest concerts.
At Nutty Jerry's, one finds Southern hospitality meet Southern style of entertainment. Located in the small town of Winnie, this entertainment hub boasts being the "largest entertainment complex" in Southeast Texas. A visit is definitely recommended here, since you can see some of the biggest names in country music perform here. See the website or call to know more.