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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 3

Chris Tucker: The comedian and actor best known for the Rush Hour films returns to his stand-up roots on his Guess Who's Back Tour. He performs at 7:30 p.m. at Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg. $45.75-$65.75. (727) 892-5798.

Stop! Drop! And Shuffle! Practice your shuffleboard skills for this tournament with vendors, a raffle and live music by Can't Do It, Yo! Kissimmee and Luke Preston. Proceeds benefit families affected by the Colorado wildfires. It's at 7 p.m. at Mirror Lake St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club, 559 Mirror Lake Drive N, St. Petersburg. Free admission; $5 shuffleboard. (727) 902-1020; shuffleboardclub.org.

The Cuban Sandwich Art Show Opening Reception: This annual exhibition features artwork about Tampa and/or Cuban sandwiches. The mixed-media exhibit showcases local and regional artists sharing their vision of the city, and it runs through Aug. 30. Tonight's kickoff is at 5:30 p.m. at Hillsborough Community College Ybor City Campus Art Gallery, 14th Street and Palm Avenue, Tampa. Free; cubansandwichshow.com.

Date night

Summer Jazz Series: O Som Do Jazz performs tonight in this series featuring local jazz musicians. Music takes place in the glass conservatory, and you can grab a bite to eat or drinks at the MFA Cafe. It's at 6:30 p.m. at Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg. $10, includes museum admission. (727) 896-2667.

To watch

Summer Olympics, 8 p.m., NBC We get lots of swimming from both men and women, but then the U.S. plays Serbia in women's volleyball. Finally, what we've all been looking forward to: men's trampoline.

Common Law, 10 p.m., USA Wes admits to Travis he keeps having dreams about Dr. Ryan. Don't worry, man, we were fans of Flash Forward, too.

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