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Things to do: Poetry Out Loud finals, Coleman collectors show, symphony orchestra, Jake Shimabukuro and more

Bonnie Blanchard from Yakima's West Valley High School competed in the 2013 Poetry Out Loud state finals.
Bonnie Blanchard from Yakima's West Valley High School competed in the 2013 Poetry Out Loud state finals. Courtesy

Saturday

Poetry Out Loud: Washington State Final A national poetry recitation competition that encourages high school students to engage their public speaking skills. 1-5 p.m. March 4. Theatre on the Square, 915 Broadway, Tacoma. Free. 360-753-3860.

PNW Coleman Collectors Annual Display 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Best Western Plus Lacey Inn & Suites, 8326 Quinault Drive NE, Lacey. Free. 206-651-4313, colemancollectorsforum/calendar.

Nordic Light Symphony also featuring the University Symphony Orchestra, Choir of the West and Choral Union. 8 p.m. Pacific Lutheran University’s Karen Hille Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 12180 Park Ave. S., Tacoma. General admission $15; military, 55+, Alumni $10; PLU and 18 and younger $5. plu.edu/soac/events.

 

Jake Shimabukuro 6:30 p.m. Capitol Theater, 206 Fifth Ave. SE, Olympia, olympiafilmsociety.org.

Grieve the Astronaut 8 p.m. Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn Ave., Auburn. $20-$50. 253-833-5678, tinyurl.com/guynnj7.

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