Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Wednesday, June 5

“Weird Al” Yankovic at Ruth Eckerd Hall and Pauly Shore at Tampa Improv, as well as an ‘Artifishal’ screening.
On Wednesday, “Weird Al” Yankovic will visit Clearwater’s Ruth Eckerd Hall for a performance. [Courtesy of Imaginary Entertainment]
On Wednesday, “Weird Al” Yankovic will visit Clearwater’s Ruth Eckerd Hall for a performance. [Courtesy of Imaginary Entertainment]
Published June 4

“Weird Al” Yankovic: Backed by a 40-piece orchestra, the Grammy-winning parodist and comedy recording artist returns with tracks from his four-decade career. $49 and up. 8 p.m. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. (727) 791-7400. rutheckerdhall.com.

Artifishal: St. Pete For Good, a collective of local businesses, and environmental nonprofit Ideas For Us present a screening of the film, which explores wild salmon’s future. A panel discussion follows. Benefits Ideas For Us. $10. Studio Movie Grill, 7718 113th St. N, Seminole. (727) 894-2200. studiomoviegrill.com.

Pauly Shore: A star of the new movie Guest House, this comedian and actor ruled the early ’90s with his own MTV show and comedies like Encino Man and Bio Dom. $25. 8 p.m. Tampa Improv, 1600 E Eighth Ave. (813) 864-4000. improvtampa.com.

Coffee with a Curator: The Surreal Life of Fernando Pessoa: In the Raymond James Community Room, writer Margo Hammond discusses the Portuguese writer who is considered pre-Surrealist. Free. 10:30 a.m. The Dalí Museum, 1 Dalí Blvd., St. Petersburg. (727) 823-3767. thedali.org.

Comedy Night: Comics Jander Gray, Shannon Kelly, JJ Curry and Stephanie Powers take the stage alongside host Steve Miller. Call for reservations. No cover. 8 p.m. Ella’s Americana Folk Art Cafe, 5119 N Nebraska Ave., Tampa. (813) 234-1000.

Bacardi Fine Rum Tasting: Sample the popular rum brand’s barrel-aged premium line while learning about its history of spiritmaking next door to the Galley. John Holt III provides the live music. Free. 8 p.m. The Ship’s Hold, 37 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 575-7071.

Fresh Roll Class: Pho Loc Tho shows you how to pull off your own fresh rolls and a welcome accompaniment, peanut sauce, at home. RSVP by phone, as this hands-on workshop is limited to 20 guests. $25. 7:30 p.m. 11262 Boyette Road, Riverview. (813) 240-5697.

Regal Summer Movie Express: Escape the heat and watch older flicks with the kids for cheap at Regal Cinemas. This week, The Croods and Puss in Boots are featured. Tampa’s Citrus Park 20 also shows the films. Runs Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Sept. 4. $1. 10 a.m. Park Place Stadium 16, 7200 U.S. 19 N, Pinellas Park. (727) 525-7777.

To Watch

SEASON PREMIERE The Handmaid’s Tale, Hulu: When the Emmy-winning dystopian drama ended last season, Offred, a.k.a. June (Elisabeth Moss), was on the verge of escaping from Gilead to Canada. But she shocked many viewers when she instead decided to stay behind to find her daughter Hannah and sent her newborn, Nichole, off with Emily (Alexis Bledel). So now what? As Season 3 begins, June is determined to resist the oppressive regime and strike back against overwhelming odds. Praise be.

CMT Music Awards, 8 p.m., CMT: Because country singers just don’t have enough prizes in their trophy cases. Performers include Carrie Underwood, Dan and Shay, Kane Brown, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Maren Morris and Thomas Rhett.

Grown-ish, 8 p.m., Freeform: Can things get any worse for Zoey Johnson? As Season 2 resumes, she’s dealing with the fallout from getting caught cheating on her exam and being cut off financially by her parents. Oh, and she learns that Aaron and Ana have been hooking up.

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