This Weekend: Bowfire at the auditorium

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The Bowfire ensemble of world-renowned musicians will make a stop 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 18, at the Flagler Auditorium, 5500 State Road 100. The ensemble of 10 violin transitions from jazz to classical to bluegrass to Celtic to rock and world.

Over three decades and on five continents, Lenny Solomon, Bowfire’s founder and artistic director, has built a strong reputation as one of the world's most skilled and innovative jazz violinists. His three jazz violin album releases, “After You've Gone,” “The Gershwin Sessions,” and “Transparency,” have received critical acclaim.

He was a three-time winner of the annual Violinist Of The Year Award presented by The National Jazz Awards and has appeared as featured guest jazz soloist with many orchestras.
As a member of the pop duo Myles And Lenny in the 1970s, he recorded two albums for Columbia Records, toured widely, and won a JUNO Award.

Cost for the show is $42 for adults and $28 for youth. Call 437-7547 for tickets.

 Other events happening this weekend are:

White Elephant Sale — 8 a.m. Saturday, March 17, at First Church, 91 Old Kings Road N. Tables can be rented at $15 each to sell wares. Call 446-5759.

Biodiversity Day — 9 a.m. Saturday, March 17, at Princess Place Preserve, 2500 Princess Place Road. Guided tours will explore the complexity of life in the marine and terrestrial environments at the Princess Place Preserve. For group reservations, email [email protected]

St. Patrick's Day Celebration — 5 p.m. Saturday, March 17, at the VFW, 47 Old Kings Road. Tickets are $13 each or two for $25. Corned beef and cabbage dinner served at 6 p.m.; music and dancing until 10 p.m. Call 446-8696.

Flagler County Honor Band Performance — 7 p.m. Saruday, March 17, at Matanzas High School Pirate Theater, 3535 Old Kings Road N. The show will feature two concert bands comprised of some of the finest young musicians that Flagler County has to offer. This is the culminating event of the 3rd Annual Flagler County Honor Band Weekend. Free and open to the public.

For a full calendar, click here.



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