Things to do today and this week:
• As part of the Orchestra Series, “Drum Taps: Nine Poems on Themes of War” will be presented tonight by the Pacific Lutheran University Symphony Orchestra. Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto will also be performed. Tonight at 8 at Lagerquist Concert Hall, Mary Baker Russell Music Center, PLU, Tacoma. Tickets are $8 general admission, $5 senior citizens (55 and older), $3 alumni, free 18 and younger. 253-535-7787.
• Janiva Magness plays two blues shows – 7 :30 tonight and Wednesday – at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley, 2033 Sixth Ave., Seattle. Tickets are $22.50. 206-441-9729, jazzalley.com
• Pianist Angela Hewitt will perform in an 8 p.m. concert today at Meany Hall, 4001 University Way N.E., Seattle. Tickets are $42. 206-543-4880, uwworldseries.org/
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