Alicia Keys: The classically trained pianist puts a modern twist on old-school soul. She performs with Robin Thicke at 7:30 p.m. at the St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa. $71.80-$118.10. (813) 301-2500.
WMNF Blues Blast: This showcase of slithering guitar work and big voices boasts national headliner Larry Garner and your choice of six solid Tampa-based blues acts, including Steve Arvey and Joel Sanders. It starts at 4 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $15. (813) 971-0666.
Tarpon Springs Fine Arts Festival: Juried art festival with works by more than 200 artists, live entertainment, food and beverages. No pets or coolers. It's 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Craig Park on Spring Bayou in Tarpon Springs. $2, free for children under 12.
Kids and family
Festa Italiana: Feast your eyes (and belly) on all things Italian in Centennial Park in Ybor City from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. There will be food, grape stomping, cooking demonstrations, homemade wine and meatball competitions and kids' activities. It's $5 admission for those over 12; food and drink separate.
Bloom 'n Garden Chalk Fest: More than 70 local, national and international chalk artists will create temporary masterpieces along the sidewalks of Main Street in downtown Safety Harbor. A kids chalk garden is available for the budding artists. Free from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Seafood Fest: Take a short jaunt down to Bradenton today for its De Soto Heritage Festival SeaFood Fest along the downtown waterfront on First Avenue. Enjoy 40 fresh seafood vendors, kids activities, arts and crafts, and live music from noon to 6 p.m. Visit the Web site at seafoodfest.info.
SERIES PREMIERE Breakout, 9 p.m., NatGeo: What would you do if you broke out of jail?
Masterpiece Classic: Sharpe's Challenge, 9 p.m., PBS: Yes, Top Chef's Padma Lakshmi is an actress, too. She sounds fairly convincing as a seductress, except her character seems awfully judgmental.
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