Thursday, January 18, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 15

Live Radio Theatre Project: Be part of the live studio audience and watch actors present the latest chapter in the ongoing series The Continuing Adventures of Noel Berlin Cabaret Detective. It's at 7 p.m. at [email protected], 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Pay what you can at the door.

The Sounds: The Swedish indie rock band plays with Blondfire and Ghost Beach tonight at 7 p.m. at State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $20. (727) 895-3045.

Tech N9NE: The rapper will bring his Independent Grind Tour to Ybor City with opener Freddie Gibbs. Show is at 8 p.m. at Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $26.50.

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The Wizard of Oz: Developed from the original film screenplay, Andrew Lloyd Weber's production contains all of the songs from the Academy Award-winning score. Runs through Saturday. It's at 7:30 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $35-$100. (727) 791-7400.

Masters of the Fiddle: Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy are two of the world's most celebrated fiddlers, combining the best of French, Celtic, American bluegrass and even Cajun styles. Show is at 8 p.m. at Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa. Start at $25.

TO WATCH

Glee, 8 p.m., Fox Artie tests positive for an STD and has to inform his sexual partners.

PREMIERE The Address, 9 p.m., PBS This special looks at the importance of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, which is considered one of most stirring speeches in history.

About a Boy, 9 p.m., NBC Fiona volunteers to run Marcus' class project, which is to model a society on Charles Dickens' London. Marcus, you're probably too young to have read Oliver Twist. Don't expect a fun time.

SERIES PREMIERE Fargo, 10 p.m., FX Based on one of our favorite Cohen Brothers movies, does this show really capture the atmosphere of the movie that inspired it? You betcha.

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Coming up

Record Store Day: This ode to the indie record store has gone a bit corporate, but you can still score the vinyl of your dreams Saturday with one-day-only merchandise in local stores like Bananas Music, Daddy Kool, Planet Retro Gallery, Microgroove Records and Mojo Books and Music. See recordstoreday.com for details.

Florida Orchestra: The orchestra plays video games? Well, video game music anyway. No bloop-de-bloops either. The rePLAY: Symphony of Heroes concert features sweeping scores from the Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, World of Warcraft and Halo, along with big screens depicting the games. Show is Saturday at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg. $35-$45, or $100 VIP. (727) 892-3337 or floridaorchestra.org.

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