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National Garden Club judge and floral designer Tony Todesco, right, Stow, Massachusetts, designs a floral arrangement at the St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts, Friday, March 13, 2015. His demonstration was part of the annual Art In Bloom show, sponsored by the museum and the The Margaret Acheson Stuart Society. Art In Bloom, where designers interpret individual works with floral designs in the museum's collection, runs through March 16. For information, call the museum at 727-896-2667.

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National Garden Club judge and floral designer Tony Todesco, right, Stow, Massachusetts, designs a floral arrangement at the St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts, Friday, March 13, 2015. His demonstration was part of the annual Art In Bloom show, sponsored by the museum and the The Margaret Acheson Stuart Society. Art In Bloom, where designers interpret individual works with floral designs in the museum's collection, runs through March 16. For information, call the museum at 727-896-2667.

Art in Bloom Special Event: Flowers After Hours: Be one of the first to view Art in Bloom's intricate floral designs while you enjoy appetizers, wine, cocktails and jazz. $85. 6:30 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $17, $15 seniors and military, $10 students with college ID, kids 6 and younger free. $5 after 5 p.m. Thursdays. (727) 896-2667.

Tampa Bay Blues Fest: Kick-Off Party: Aaron Neville headlines this year's waterfront festival featuring three days of blues. Vendors serving a variety of cuisines, beer, wine and mixed drinks, along with arts and crafts are scattered throughout the grounds. After shows at the Palladium begin at 9:30 p.m. $20. Victor Wainwright and the WildRoots headline. 8 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $20-$250. (727) 895-6153

NCAA Frozen Four: Top hockey teams in the NCAA battle it out in the semifinal and championship rounds. The East Regional Champion (Quinnipiac) play against the Northeast Regional Champion (Boston College) at 5 p.m., Midwest Regional Champion (North Dakota) play against the West Regional Champion (Denver) at 8:30 p.m. Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $40-$205. (813) 301-2500.

Triumph from Tragedy: Restitution of Stolen Culture Property: Don Burris, one of the attorneys who successfully argued the Woman in Gold legal case before the Supreme Court, will discuss his work a co-council and other art restitution cases. 5:30 p.m., Florida Holocaust Museum, 55 Fifth St. S, St. Petersburg. $25. (727) 820-0100, ext. 301.

ArtFlix: A film series that features art-related documentaries and feature films. In this portion, Dali and Disney: A Date with Destino explores the origins of the relationship between the two men and their collaboration on Destino. 6 p.m., Dali Museum, 1 Dali Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 823-3767.

Citizen and Turnover: The indie-rock, punk bands will be joined by Sorority Noise and Milk Teeth. 6:30 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $15-$18. (813) 248-9500.

Black Uhuru: The veteran reggae group will be joined by Tomorrows Bad Seeds. 7 p.m., Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $15. (813) 247-2555.

Zakir Hussain's Masters of Percussion: The superstar of the tabla who elevated the status of the Indian drum is accompanied by musicians who are the masters of various Indian drums and instruments. 7:30 p.m., Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa. $22.50-$55.50. (813) 229-7827.

Ian Bagg: The Canadian comedian has appeared on Comedy Central Presents as well as his own Showtime special. 8 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $17-$20. (813) 864-4000.

Josh Blue: Josh Blue is not only a popular stand-up comedian, he's also a U.S. Paralympic Soccer player who was born with cerebral palsy. Blue uses his sense of humor to defy stereotypes. 8:30 p.m., Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $18-$20. (813) 960-1197.

Blackbird Blackbird: A night of dreamy indie pop with Chad Valley and more. 9 p.m., Crowbar, 1812 N 17th St., Tampa. $8-$10. (813) 241-8600.

KIDS AND FAMILY

The Music Box: Tampa Bay: Open jam session with The Ginger Twins: An interactive public art installation of musical architecture, created by visiting artists New Orleans Airlift. The site will be open for exploration, with cultural programming including spoken word, jam sessions, interactive tours and open play. Through April 17. 6 p.m., Community Stepping Stones at Mann-Wagnon Park, 1101 E River Cove St., Tampa. Free; tickets required. (813) 974-4133.

TO WATCH

SEASON PREMIERE The Odd Couple, 8:30 p.m., CBS. Matthew Perry and Thomas Lennon return for another season of Tonight, they spend some time eavesdropping on their neighbors.

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 7 04/06/16 [Last modified: Wednesday, April 6, 2016 12:20pm]
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