Florida Orchestra Coffee Concert Series: Music Around the World: Stuart Malina conducts pieces including Copland's Danzon Cubano, Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 4 and others. It starts at 11 a.m. at the Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $24-$42. Toll-free 1-800-662-7286.
Venus in Fur: David Ives' acclaimed Broadway hit is full of seductive suspense. Curtain is at 8 p.m. at Stageworks Theatre, 1120 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. $26; $22 seniors; $10 students. (813) 727-2708.
John Caparulo: You may recognize this comedian from Chelsea Lately, or from his appearances on Jimmy Kimmel Live and Comedy Central Presents. See him at 8 p.m. at the Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $17-$25. (813) 864-4000.
Evening With Chef Donatella Arpaia: Celebrity chef Donatella Arpaia will prepare a three course dinner, complete with sommelier-selected wine pairings. Tickets available by calling concierge. It starts at 8 p.m. at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 5223 N Orient Road, Tampa. $150 per person, limited availability. (813) 627-7628.
The Mad Beach Pet festival scheduled for Saturday and Sunday in Madeira Beach has been canceled. The cancelation notice came too late for today's Weekend section, which is printed in advance.
Reign, 9 p.m., CW Mary tries to hook up with Bash after one of Francis' ex-girlfriends comes to town. It's, like, sooo hard to date, you guys.
SERIES PREMIERE Ground Floor, 10 p.m., TBS A banker has a one-night stand with a maintenance worker in his building, so they do the natural thing and start a true relationship. It's much easier than all those awkward elevator rides.
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