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Critic’s picks: Tacoma Jazz and Blues Fest, Salish Sea Early Music, “Tony ‘n’ Tina’s Wedding” at Rialto and “Flux” at 253Collective

CodyRentasBand2013Tacoma Jazz and Blues Fest

Three stages featuring bands like the Johnny Lewis Big Band, Roadside Attraction, Arthur Migliazz, and Rich Wetzel’s Higher Jazz Orchestra with Mike Vax make up the annual free Tacoma Jazz and Blues Festival this Saturday. 12:30-6 p.m. May 25 (8-11:30 p.m. at Stonegate). Free (or by donation). The Swiss, 1904 S. Jefferson Ave., Tacoma. The Harmon Brewery, 1938 Pacific Ave., Tacoma. Stonegate Pizza and Rum Bar, 5419 South Tacoma Way, Tacoma. tacomajazzandblues.org

Salish Sea Early Music  Festival does guitar and flute

Hear John Schneidermann on baroque guitar and Jeffrey Cohan on eight-keyed 1820 baroque flute playing duos by composer Mauro Guiliani. 7 p.m. May 30. $15-$20 donation/$5 university students/free for 18 and under. Trinity Lutheran Church, 12115 Park Ave. S., Tacoma. 253-537-0201, salishseafestival.org

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Critic’s Picks: Tacoma Performing Dance Company, Haimovitz/O’Riley at the Rialto, Gaelic at Museum of Glass and Salish Sea Early Music fest at Trinity Lutheran, Tacoma


The Tacoma Performing Dance Company in "Carmen Variations." Courtesy photo.
The Tacoma Performing Dance Company in “Carmen Variations.” Courtesy photo.

Tacoma Performing Dance Company offers new choreography at Stadium

The spring show for the Tacoma Performing Dance Company goes from brand-new choreography by director Jo Emery set to both country-and-western and Adèle, to ballroom-inspired work, to a “Chicago” number, to the ballet works “Carmen Variations” and “Tinkerbelles Fairies.” 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. April 27. $22 adults/$18 youth. Stadium High School performing arts center, 111 N. E St., Tacoma. 253-759-5714, tacomaperformingdance.org

Haimovitz and O’Riley fuse classical and rock at Rialto

Bending genres in a unique collaboration this Saturday are pianist Chritsopher O’Riley, host of NPR’s “From The Top” and acclaimed recording artist, and cellist Matt Haimovitz, in a program blending Radiohead, Arcade Fire and Blonde Redhead seamlessly with Stravinsky, Piazzolla and Bach. 7:30 p.m. April 27. $19-$54. Rialto Theater, 310 S. 9th St., Tacoma. 253-591-5894, broadwaycenter.org

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