Music and Movies in the Park: Matthew Broderick is a teen troublemaker in this week's flick, the '80s comedy Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Lance Lubin and the Clearwater Bluegrass Review kick off the evening with music at 7 p.m. The movie starts at dark at North Straub Park in St. Petersburg. Free.
Thursday Evenings at the MFA: Kenneth Irby, who founded the Poynter Institute's photojournalism program, will discuss the museum's exhibit of Soviet photographs at 6:30 p.m. at Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg. Admission is $10 from 5-8 p.m. (727) 896-2667.
Project: Shattered Silence Stained: A group of students present this original piece that explores subjects like teen suicide, eating disorders, humor and living up to the expectations teens set for themselves. It's at 7:30 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater. $12. (727) 791-7400.
The Secret Paris of the 1930s: Vintage Photographs by Brassai Exhibit Reception: Includes five photographs made with a hybrid of photography and etching that capture a side of Paris not often seen. The reception is 6 p.m. at Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, 400 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. Museum admission: $10, $8 students/military, free museum members. (813) 221-2222.
Tony Rock: Yes, the actor and standup comic is the younger brother of Chris Rock. He had a recurring role in his brother's sitcom Everybody Hates Chris and his own Comedy Central Presents special. Show is 21 and up only. He performs at 8 p.m. at Improv Comedy Theater in Tampa. $14–$18. (813) 864-4000.
Season finale; Touch, 8 p.m., Fox: The battle over whiz kid Jake continues, with papa Martin going all-out to figure out his connection to missing prodigy Amelia. Might be time for a 24 crossover, Kiefer — Chloe could probably help with that.
Series premiere; Breaking Pointe, 8 p.m., Fox: It's a reality show about the cutthroat world of competitive ballet in Salt Lake City, Utah. It's basically Black Swan, but with marginally less sex and murder.
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