Moscow Festival Ballet SLEEPINGBEAUTY FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9 | 7:30 PM LAXSON AUDITORIUM “An impressive performance of a classical ballet, energized with dramatic expression and sensational steps.” —The Chronicle The classic tale of a malicious fairy, a sleeping princess, and a dashing prince is performed by the famed Moscow Festival Ballet, founded in 1989 by principal Bolshoi Ballet dancer Sergei Radchenko and dedicated to Russian classical ballet. The company returns to Chico, dancing the famous score by Tchaikovsky and showcasing spectacular choreography by Marius Petipa for the 1890 St. Petersburg premiere of Sleeping Beauty. $45 PREMIUM | $37 ADULT | $35 SENIOR $27 YOUTH | $10 CHICO STATE STUDENT 12 CHICO PERFORMANCES2017–2018 SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4 | 7 PM LAXSON AUDITORIUM Join Chico Performances for an evening filled with the enticing sights and sounds of world- renowned guitar players Kaki King, Germán López and Daniel Ho. KAKIKING Hailed by Rolling Stone as “a genre unto herself,” composer and guitarist Kaki King has released six diverse and distinctive albums, performed with such icons as Foo Fighters, Timbaland, and The Mountain Goats, and contributed to a variety of film and TV soundtracks, GERMÁNLÓPEZ Germán López is an esteemed timple player from Gran Canaria who blends the ancient traditions of the Canary Islands with musical virtuosity. Lopez has collaborated with the symphony orchestra of Gran Canaria and performed in festivals such as WOMAD, Circuits INJUVE, and Expozaragoza . DANIELHO Daniel Ho performs original songs on Hawaiian slack key guitar and ukulele. Ho’s talent and artistry has garnered six consecutive GRAMMY Awards, as well as several number-one albums on national airplay charts and top-ten albums on Billboard. $40 PREMIUM | $33 ADULT $31 SENIOR | $23 YOUTH $10 CHICO STATE STUDENT GUITARFESTIVAL