BalletBoyz are an internationally-recognized all male modern dance group
based in London. Founded in 1999 by two principal dancers in the Royal
Ballet, BalletBoyz has toured the world stunning audiences with their
grace, explosive athletic ability and technical prowess. In one of only
nine stops in the U.S. this year, BalletBoyz is not to be missed in
Adonis Puentes’ rich, soulful voice is the perfect front for his all-acoustic orchestra, layering traditional Cuban rhythms with deep bass lines, jazzy horn arrangements and his melodic guitar. Born into a musical family and a life-long artist, Puentes’ 2014 album Sabor a Café was nominated for World Music Album of the Year at the Juno Awards. We’ll even have a dance floor available so you don’t feel tied to your seat, and you don’t need to speak Spanish to enjoy this show — music and dance are the international languages of joy!
NEW! Grade Categories: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12LAKEWOOD LOCAL SHOW1-4 p.m., Sun, February 21 $6 Audience admission fee 2015 STATE COMPETITIONWhen: March 13 Where: Colorado’s Finest High School of Choice300 W Chenango Avenue, Englewood, CO 80110 www.Lakewood.org/TalentShow
After first hearing John Coltrane’s masterpiece A Love Supreme, Sean Jones experienced an awakening that put him on course to become the internationally acclaimed trumpet player, composer and leader he is today. Originally a drummer, he then committed himself to the trumpet and went on to accept the position of lead trumpeter in the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra under Wynton Marsalis. Backed by a powerhouse trio that hits hard from the outset and never lets up, Jones presents a formidable performance that is as technically sound as it is thrilling. Don’t miss your chance to see Sean Jones fly through Lakewood on his rocket ship to jazz stardom.