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Critic’s Picks: Four things not to miss this week

TRIO SERAPHIN AT UPS

The University of Puget Sound’s Trio Seraphin kicks off the annual Jacobsen concert series this Friday with a program of musical journeys composed for soprano, clarinet and piano. Soprano Christina Kowalski, clarinetist Jennifer Nelson and pianist Keith Ward perform works by contemporary Dutch composer Kees Schoonenbeek and American composer Dominick Argento, as well as Mahler’s “Rückert Lieder,” and clarinet works by Schumann and Poulenc. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Friday (Sept. 12) at Schneebeck Hall at UPS, 1500 N. Warner St., Tacoma.. Tickets are $15 general admission; $10 for seniors, students, military and UPS faculty and staff; and free for UPS students. 253-879-3100, pugetsound.edu.

LAKEWOOD PLAYHOUSE OPENS WITH AGATHA CHRISTIE

“And Then There Were None,” the stage adaptation of Agatha Christie’s famous murder mystery “Ten Little Indians,” opens the season at Lakewood Playhouse this weekend, directed by Rick Hornor. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday (Sept. 12), Saturday and Thursday, which is a pay what you can show; and 8 p.m. Sept. 19-20, 25-27 and Oct. 3-4; 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, 28 and Oct. 5, 5729 Lakewood Towne Center Blvd, Lakewood. Admission: $25 for adults, $22 for military, $21 for seniors, $19 for students and educators. 253-588-0042, lakewoodplayhouse.org.

DUO KICKS OFF PLU ORGAN SERIES

Organists Dana Robinson (University of Illinois) and Paul Tegels (Pacific Lutheran University) kick off the PLU Richard Moe organ concert series this weekend. To highlight the program of four-hands organ works by Mendelssohn, Mozart, Bach and more, a camera and on-stage screen will give the audience a view of the otherwise-hidden musicians, and the whole concert will be streamed live on the PLU website for those unable to make it. The concert begins at 3 p.m. Sunday (other concerts Oct. 5, Nov. 9, March 8, April 12) at Lagerquist Hall at PLU, 12180 Park Ave. S., Tacoma. Admission: $15 general; $10 seniors and PLU alumni; $5 PLU community, students and youth. 253-535-7411, plu.edu.

SING ON THE BRIDGE WITH REVELS

It’s coming up to the autumnal equinox, and that means singing outdoors with the Puget Sound Revels. Join the beautiful voices of the folk-song group in their annual Sing on the Bridge of Glass 6:30-7:45 p.m. Thursday, at the Museum of Glass end of the Bridge of Glass, ending at the outdoor amphitheater at Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave., Tacoma. The event is free. 253-756-1804, pugetsoundrevels.org.

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