This week in entertainment: Katy Perry, “La Boheme,” and Boulder’s best for Halloween

By Jessica Caballero

Katy Perry performs at 4 a.m. for 2,700 Lakewood High School students and faculty on Oct. 25

More than 2,000 Lakewood Tigers teamed up to lip dub Katy Perry’s song “Roar,” which beat thousands of music videos from all over the nation to bring Perry to Colorado for a private show.

 Reported by The Denver Post’s Matt Miller, Perry signed autographs after the 7 a.m. finale “Teenage Dream,” and celebrated her 29th birthday with sponsor “Good Morning America” and the students who organized the production of the winning video.

CU Presents “La Boheme” by Giacomo Puccini, directed by Paolo Panizza

Opening Friday through Sunday, “La Boheme” is a classic opera about young love in the 1800s. CU’s production is double cast, with some roles being played by different characters on Saturday night’s performance. One of Saturday’s guest performers will be bass-baritone Keith Miller, of the Metropolitan Opera, in the role of Colline. According to The Daily Camera’s Kelly Dean Hansen, CU guest director Paolo Panizza said of CU’s young cast that “the college has really prepared them well, and their enthusiasm is contagious.”

Boulder Magazine presents Boulder’s best Halloween attractions 

Boulder Magazine has compiled some of the best in Halloween entertainment spanning this week and continuing into November. There is kid-friendly entertainment, like Boo at the Zoo — Boo After Dark, featuring trick-or-treating at the Denver Zoo.

Munchkin Masquerade on Pearl Street Mall featuring businesses handing out candy from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. is also a good option on Halloween to get your candy-nabbing done early before settling in for a horror movie.


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