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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 6

Lectores Speaker Series: As part of this free author reading series, Eli Horowitz, managing editor and publisher of McSweeney's, and Deborah Treisman, an editor for the New Yorker, talk about publishing. The lecture begins at 7 p.m. in Reeves Theater, Vaughn Center, University of Tampa, 401 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. Free.

Epiphany Glendi: Archbishop Demetrios will honor the Epiphany divers and the cross victor at this glendi, or festival, with food, drink and a traditional Greek dance performance by Levendia, an award-winning Greek dance troupe. The celebration begins at 1 p.m. at Spanos Pappas Community Center Theophilos Hall, 348 N Pinellas Ave., Tarpon Springs. Free. (727) 937-3540.

Cody Wise: The award-winning Elvis impersonator plays a free concert of Presley's music from the '50s to the '70s at 8 p.m. at the Hard Rock Cafe, 5223 Orient Road, Tampa. Free. 1-866-502-7529.

Mike E. Winfield: The rising comic had a viral video in which he had fun with a sleeping audience member and has also appeared on Showtime's Comics Without Borders, BET's Comicview and Live at Gotham on Comedy Central. See him at 7 p.m. at Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $10-$14. (813) 960-1197.

Cinderella: International masters of dance present the story of Cinderella, one of the most popular compositions by Sergei Prokofiev known for its jubilant music and lush scenery. It's at 3 p.m. at Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $27.50-$57.50. (727) 892-5798.

To watch

SEASON PREMIERE Downton Abbey, 9 p.m., PBS (check local listings) The British class-system drama returns for a third season of thumbing its nose at network TV dramas that can't seem to realize people will become devotees of a show that actually has fully realized characters and plot.

SEASON PREMIERE The Biggest Loser, 8 p.m., NBC This show's back (with Jillian Michaels, above) just in time to remind you of your New Year's resolution to lose all that blubber you packed on during the holidays.

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