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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Wednesday, April 17

Palladium Chamber Players: Vibrant interpretations of the great classic chamber repertoire from internationally renowned soloists and chamber musicians. $25-$38, $10 for students, youth and SPC staff with ID. 7:30 p.m. The Palladium, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 822-3590.

Beer and Easter Candy Pairing: If you've ever wondered how well your favorite Easter candy goes with beer, check this out. Brewing Bus Brewing's certified cicerone, Ami Parrino, guides you through four house pours matched with the seasonal treats that aren't around much longer. Arrive 15 minutes beforehand to check in. $25. 7 p.m. 4101 N Florida Ave., Tampa. (813) 990-7310.

Cabaret Comedy Night: Stand-up comics Kyle Ruse, Sloan, Marie Williams, Josh Santos and Mike Morris perform in an intimate setting. Best part? There are $5 margaritas and mojitos. Donations encouraged. No cover. 8 p.m. The Lion's Den, 1704 1/2 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. (813) 513-2388.

Anchor & Hope: Freefall Theatre Company screens the film, which tells the story of a lesbian couple who decide to have a baby with their friend. $10. 7:15 p.m. 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. (727) 498-5205.

The Beer Garden Sessions: The showcase spotlights a lineup of local musicians like Joshua Reilly, Shawn Kyle and Will Quinlan. Food and brews from New Belgium round out the highlights. No cover. 7 p.m. Crowbar, 1812 N 17th St., Tampa. (813) 241-8600.

Italian Cookie Class: Learn to make four kinds of Italian treats: pignoli cookies, chocolate pistachio biscotti, orange ricotta cookies and sesame cookies. Chef Michele DeNicola Kenno leads the three-hour interactive lesson. You get 10 percent off purchase made the day of, too. Space is limited. $55. 11 a.m. Casa Di Mazzaro, 3001 22nd Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 321-8500.

A Tuscan Wine Makers Dinner: Seared salmon with butternut squash risotto, portobello stuffed mushroom and braised beer with garlic mascarpone mashed potatoes are on the menu. Call for reservations, as seating is limited. Portofino Italian Ristorante, 5035 34th St. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 864-2700.

Art and Exploration at the Farm: Kids get into creative projects, water play, sensory bins and nature-inspired activities during this outdoor romp. A scavenger hunt follows. Register online. $15. 10 a.m. A Simpler Place Farm & Market, 9903 Carr Road, Riverview. (813) 424-1874.

Wu Tang Wednesday: DJ Sugarbear spins hits and B-sides from the fiercely loved group while you sip themed cocktails. Wu-Tang Clan and '90s hip-hop attire is strongly encouraged. No cover. 10 p.m. The Bends, 919 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 202-8931.

Battle of the Breweries: The crew behind Florida Avenue Brewing Co. and Brew Bus Brewing compete against Tampa Bay Brewing Co. folks for the Golden Tang. A tap takeover is planned, as are food and drink specials and spring league sign-ups. 7 p.m. Shuffle, 2612 N Tampa St., Tampa. (813) 450-3797.

To Watch

Homecoming, Netflix: The concert documentary, billed as "a film by Beyonce," promises an intimate look at Queen Bey's historic 2018 Coachella performance that paid homage to America's historically black colleges and universities. It traces the emotional path from creative concept to cultural movement.

SEASON PREMIERE The Amazing Race, 9 p.m., CBS: The show is conducting an interesting experiment for its 31st season, pitting memorable former contestants against each other and alums of Survivor and Big Brother. At stake: $1 million and reality TV bragging rights.

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