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The Legacy Show

Feb 24, 2018

The Legacy Show is an exploration of African-American musical history and culture through time and is presented during Black History Month; a national acknowledgment that honors and celebrates the achievements of black men and women throughout history.


Reserved tickets are $25 and can be purchased by calling the Arvada Center Box Office at 720-898-7200, or online at http://arvadacenter.org/the-legacy-show. Student tickets are $15 with valid ID and can be purchased by calling the Box Office or in person at the Arvada Center.


The Legacy Show is a multimedia concert of music by African-American composers performed by violinist Tami Lee Hughes and pianist Byron Burford-Phearse. The program features classical music infused with a variety of styles, including spirituals, blues, gospel, hip-hop, and jazz. Portraying cultural themes of the Antebellum Period, the Harlem Renaissance, the Civil Rights Era, and Modern Times, the program includes poetry and visual media projected onto a large screen, providing images of people and places thematically related to the music.