Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Wednesday, April 24

The Church plays the Palladium, an orchestra coffee concert comes to Ruth Eckerd Hall, Nathan Turner visits Oxford Exchange.
The Church performs at the Palladium in downtown St. Petersburg on Wednesday. [Courtesy of Erica Tooker]
The Church performs at the Palladium in downtown St. Petersburg on Wednesday. [Courtesy of Erica Tooker]
Published April 23

The Church: These alt-rockers play 1988 album Starfish in full, in addition to other favorites like The Unguarded Moment. $32 and up. 8 p.m. The Palladium, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 822-3590. mypalladium.org.

Nathan Turner: The designer behind I Love California discusses and signs his lifestyle book. $5 (applicable to book purchase). 6:30 p.m. Oxford Exchange, 420 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. (813) 253-0222. oxfordexchange.com.

Coffee Concerts: Get your waltz on with conductor Daniel Black, who features brunch-sized bites of Mozart, Beethoven and Strauss in a Florida Orchestra program dubbed Taste of Vienna. A conversation about the music takes place an hour beforehand. $24 and up. 11 a.m. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. (727) 892-3337. floridaorchestra.org.

Simply Three: An electrifying trio bringing a high-octane performance of original works and innovative arrangements to Ferguson Hall. $30. 7:30 p.m. The Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. (813) 229-7827. strazcenter.org.

Storytellers Dinner: Mount Gay Rum cocktails take center stage during this four-course meal in the private lounge. Menu items include banana leaf papillote snapper and drunken poached pear. Space is limited, so call for reservations. $75. 6 and 8:30 p.m. Ciro’s Speakeasy and Supper Club, 2109 Bayshore Blvd., Tampa. (813) 251-0022.

Grand Opening Celebration: On top of a ribbon-cutting ceremony, the formal launch of this new sushi and hibachi joint features giveaways, food samples, DJ Hoof, performances from Tampa Taiko, shots and drink specials. 3 p.m. Umami, 3942 Tyrone Blvd. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 800-2799.

We Came As Romans: This metalcore band is scheduled to hit the Orpheum stage. Crown the Empire and Erra open. $23-$45. 6:30 p.m. 1915 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. (813) 248-9500. eventbrite.

Wedding Showcase: Postcard Inn on the Beach highlights itself as a great location for the big day with everything from mock weddings to food samples. To attend, email events@postcardinn.com, as RSVPs are requested. Free. 3-8 p.m. 6300 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. (800) 237-8918. postcardinn.com.

Castle Black: The Bends hosts the rock band alongside Graveyard Groupies and Matchstick Johnny. 10 p.m. 919 First Ave N, St. Petersburg. (727) 202-8931.

In Angles: The mathy post-hardcore group visits Lucky You Tattoo with Elders, Gullwing and Snacking. All ages welcome. $8. 8 p.m. 9633 Bay Pines Blvd, St. Petersburg. (727) 623-9928.

Justin Howl: Don’t miss the touring musician’s local stop, which also features Jim Suvoy and Brick Nolty. $10. 6 p.m. The Blue Note, 1510 N Nebraska Ave., Tampa. (813) 695-8977. eventbrite.

Mondavi Wine Pairing Dinner: A chef-inspired dinner with Robert Mondavi wine pairings. Seating is limited, which is why you should call to reserve a table. 6 p.m. The Local, 3701 W Henderson Blvd., Tampa. (813) 353-3701.

South Pasadena Community Band: This band closes out the season with retiring director John Hoover’s favorite music arrangements. Free. 7:30 p.m. Treasure Island Community Center, 154 106th Ave. (727) 398-9639. southpasadenaband.com.

To Watch

SEASON PREMIERE Cobra Kai, YouTube Premium: Brace yourself for another season. After watching Johnny (William Zabka) claim a controversial victory at the All Valley Championships, Daniel (Ralph Macchio) opens his own karate training school and a new rivalry between opposing dojos is born.

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