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It's time for trios at Littleton church


“Transcendent Trios” will be the concert title when pianist David Korevaar, clarinetist Daniel Silver and violist Geraldine Walther perform trios by Mozart, Schuman and Bruch, as well as a sonata by Hindemith, starting at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30 at Littleton United Methodist Church, 5894 S. Datura St., Littleton. Walther is an artist in residence at the University of Colorado with the famed Takacs Quartet and a former principal violist with the San Francisco Symphony. Silver served as principal clarinetist with the Hong Kong Philharmonic before becoming associate professor of clarinet at CU. Korevaar is the Peter and Helen Weil professor of piano at CU and performs as a soloist frequently. Admission is free.

Mystery authors gather

Local mystery authors will discuss their work in a panel led by Englewood librarians at 6 p.m. October 30 in Hampden Hall in the Englewood Civic Center, 1000 Englewood Parkway. Mario Acevedo's vampire detective is Felix Gomez and his book is “Werewolf Smackdown.” Christine Goff is author of the Birdwatcher's Mystery Series, with a new novel, “Dark Waters.” Manuel Ramos writes Chicano Noir fiction and is a Colorado Book Award winner. His latest is “The Ballad of Rocky Ruiz.” And Mark Stevens is a 2015 Colorado Book Award winner with “Lake of Fire.” Refreshments will be served at 5:30 p.m. with discussion starting at 6 p.m. Free admission.

Ghost hunt and walk

Theatre of Dreamz, 735 Park St., Castle Rock, will host a 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23 walk through historic Castle Rock in search of ghosts, followed by more stories and cider and doughnuts at the theater. Cost: $30. Reservations required. or 303-660-6799. Costumes encouraged.

`Star Wars' at library

A Special Star Wars Event is set for Bemis Library, 6014 S. Datura St., Littleton, from 6 to 8:30 Oct. 23. See film clips from “Star Wars” movies, meet Imperial Storm Troopers, Rebel Pilots and other characters. Have your photo taken with a “Star Wars” character in front of a special backdrop. From 7:30 to 8:30 graphics artist Ed Kramer will talk about working with George Lucas at Industrial Light and Magic and creating visual effects. All ages. Beverages and snacks will be available for purchase. 303-795-3961.

Creede Rep show

“Reading and Other Super Powers,” a bilingual (Spanish/English) story for children, follows young superhero Will Nicolas in a fight with Captain Cliffnote. It is a sensory-friendly production at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 27 on Lone Tree Arts Center's Main Stage, 10075 Commons St., Lone Tree. Production by Creede Repertory Theatre's touring company. Tickets: $5, 720-509-1000,

Wagner's `Tannhauser'

Richard Wagner's “Tannhauser” is the next Metropolitan Opera production live in HD at 10 a.m. on Oct. 31 at Highlands Ranch 24 AMC, Greenwood Plaza 12, Castle Rock 12, Regal Riverpointe, Belmar 16.


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