Single tickets for the 2017-2018 Lakewood Cultural Center Presents season go on sale at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, August 1. Audiences will enjoy returning favorites like Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana and Julie Fowlis, alongside new performances by Pascuala Ilabaca y Fauna, Keigwin + Company and Edmar Castañeda Trio. For those who love the arts and want to guarantee that they pay the absolute lowest price, 8-Pack and Create Your Own subscriptions are still available. Lakewood Cultural Center Presents brings world-class international, national and regional talent to an intimate and comfortable 320-seat theater.
Lakewood Cultural Center Presents 2017-2018 Season:
Pascuala Ilabaca y Fauna, 7:30 p.m., Thursday, September 28
Accordion-wielding Chilean songstress Pascuala Ilabaca’s music is rooted in traditional Chilean sounds. Accompanied by her band, Fauna, she effortlessly integrates shades of jazz, pop, and rock with influences from India, Mexico and Spain.
Julie Fowlis: Music of the Scottish Isles, 7:30 p.m., Friday, October 13
Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis, BBC Award winner and Scottish cultural ambassador, returns to Lakewood with her ensemble of virtuoso players. Fowlis may be best known for her sweet vocals, heard around the world on the soundtrack to the Disney PIXAR film "Brave."
Childsplay: Go, Dog. Go!, 2 & 4 p.m., Sunday, October 22
Go, Dog. Go! brings the colorful adventures of P.D. Eastman’s beloved book to life in a frolicking 1-hour musical dog party for children ages 4 and up and their families.
VOCES8, 7:30 p.m., Friday, October 27
Britain’s VOCES8 is one of the world’s most versatile a cappella groups, touring the world performing a repertory from Renaissance polyphony to contemporary commissions and arrangements
Akropolis Reed Quintent, 7:30 p.m., Friday, November 3
Exploding with infectious energy and intensity, Akropolis Reed Quintet takes listeners on extraordinary musical adventures, offering exemplary performances of both new and traditional repertoire.
Miwa Matreyek, 7:30 p.m., Thursday, November 16
The exquisite marriage of movement, animation and sound creates animation that is both cinematic and theatrical. Miwa Matreyek’s multisensory, multimedia experiences take the audience on a fanciful journey through projected animation and real time shadow play.
Timothy P. & the Rocky Mountain Stocking Stuffers, 7:30 p.m., Friday & Saturday, December 1 & 2, 2 p.m., Saturday & Sunday, December 2 & 3
Timothy P. Irvin returns with his Stuffers, Colorado’s finest Western, bluegrass, and folk musicians, playing entertaining arrangements of original music and holiday favorites.
Keigwin + Company: K + C Celebrate Bernstein, 7:30 p.m., Thursday, February 8
Keigwin + Company presents an electrifying brand of contemporary dance that physically engages the audience with the sheer, unadulterated pleasure of pure movement. In this performance, K+C joins the worldwide centennial celebration of composer Leonard Bernstein with its exhilarating all-Bernstein program.
Maria Schneider Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, February 27
Maria Schneider’s music has been hailed as “evocative, majestic, magical, heart-stopping gorgeous, and beyond categorization.” Together, with her 17-member ensemble, Schneider blurs the lines between genres, placing her on a very short list of artists who have received both jazz and classical GRAMMY® Awards.
SHUFFLE Concert, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 3
Get ready for a genre-bending chamber music experience with this modern-day ensemble that delivers the unexpected by asking the audience to choose the works to be performed. Inspiring and energetic, SHUFFLE performs works ranging from solos and duos, to trios, quartets, quintets and sextets, crossing genres from classical, baroque and romantic to jazz, pop and Broadway.
Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana: Voces del Sur, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 17
Brilliant sights and rich sounds converge on stage with Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana, one of the nation’s premier Flamenco and Spanish dance companies. Drawing from the rich history of Flamenco, alongside the diverse styles of Arabic, Gypsy and Sephardic Jewish influences of Andalucia, these brilliant, spirited dancers and musicians guarantee an unforgettable performance.
The Producers, co-presented with Performance Now Theatre Company, March 23 – April 8
A scheming producer and his mousy accountant aim to produce the biggest flop on Broadway in Mel Brooks’ laugh-out-loud musical spectacle. Winning a record-breaking 12 Tony Awards after its Broadway debut in 2001, “The Producers” skewers Broadway traditions and takes no prisoners as it proudly proclaims itself to be an “equal opportunity offender!”
Garry Krinsky: Toying with Science, 6:30 p.m., Friday, April 13
Audiences ages 5 and up will love this fast-paced, varied and dynamic one-hour program that combines circus skills, mime, original music, and audience involvement in the exploration of the scientific principles of gravity, leverage, fulcrums, and simple machines.
Edmar Castañeda Trio, 7:30 p.m., Friday, April 20
Colombian jazz harpist Edmar Castañeda crafts stunning feats of cross-rhythms, layered with chordal nuances rivaling the most celebrated flamenco guitarist’s efforts. Castañeda has taken the world stage by storm with his virtuosic command of the harp, revolutionizing the way audiences and critics alike consider the instrument.
Purchase tickets to these great shows beginning at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, August 1 at Lakewood.org/LCCPresents, 303-987-7845 or the Lakewood Cultural Center Box Office, 470 S. Allison Parkway (Wadsworth and West Alameda Avenue). The Lakewood Cultural Center takes pride in providing friendly, personal customer service. Parking is always free.
The 2017-2018 Lakewood Cultural Center Presents season is generously supported by the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD), with appreciation to the citizens of the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District and the Denver Post Community, improving and enriching the lives of those in our community.
Posted on: Thursday, July 27, 2017