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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 24

Under The Streetlamp: These four former cast members of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Jersey Boys are touring with an a cappella group to celebrate the premiere of their upcoming PBS specials. The show will include songs from the '50s, '60s and '70s, and it starts at 7:30 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $25-$50. (727) 791-7400.

Young Thug: This 21-year-old rapper has taken over the radio waves with his hit Stoner. Show is at midnight at Ybor Live, 1910 E 7th Ave, Tampa. $50, $75 VIP.

Our Town Conversations: Host Carol Mickett leads this monthly series of talks with local leaders. This month's talk is with Tom James, chairman of Raymond James Financial and Dali Museum board of trustees president. It starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg. $5, free for members. (727) 823-3767.

Goblin: The Italian progressive rock band performs with scenes from movies they're featured in, adding a multi-media element to the show. Pinkish Black will open at 7 p.m. at State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $25, $65 VIP.


Sea Lion Splash: See a colony of coastal sea lions who are only visiting the zoo through May 31. Exhibit opens at 10 a.m. at Lowry Park Zoo, 1101 W Sligh Ave., Tampa. It's $2 in addition to park admission: $23.95, $21.95 seniors, $18.95 ages 3-11, 2 and younger free. (813) 935-8552.


SEASON FINALE Parks and Recreation, 8 p.m., NBC It's an episode of milestones as Leslie makes a major decision about her future and Tom opens his restaurant. And Megan Mullally (Tammy 2!) makes an appearance.

SERIES PREMIERE Black Box, 10 p.m., ABC A neuroscientist (Kelly Reilly) uses her skills on the most difficult cases while battling her own demons.


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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 24 04/23/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 4:05pm]
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