Tampa Bay Symphony: Silk Road Stories: Under the direction of conductor Mark Sforzini, guest soloists Susan Hellman Spatafora and Samuel Hall will sing arias from Madama Butterfly. Other works on the program include Rimsky-Korasov's Scheherazade, and Beethoven's Turkish March. 8 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $20, free for students with valid I.D. if 18 or older. (727) 822-3590.
Modern Baseball: The Philadelphia quartet made Billboard's list of the top 10 new pop-punk bands on the scene. The bring a trio of openers including Pup, Jeff Rosenstock and Tiny Moving Parts to The Orpheum in Ybor City at 7 p.m., 1915 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $17-$40. (813) 248-9500.
Carlos Alzugaray Treto Lecture: The former Cuban diplomat and a professor of history and international relations will speak on “Cuba and the U.S. from Dec. 17 to April 14: The Opportunities and Challenges of Normalization." 5 p.m., University of Tampa Sykes Chapel, 401 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. Free. (813) 253-3333.
Community Night Happy Hour: The special events hall NOVA 535 hosts a happy hour with a cash bar and music by Tori Fuson and the Bay Kings Band. 5 p.m., NOVA 535, 535 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 821-6682.
French Taste Week: Get a taste of French cuisine as 11 restaurants and cafes from Tampa to Sarasota offer their best house specialties during FRAMCO's (French American Business Council of West Florida) French Taste Week. See web site tinyurl.com/TpaFrenchTaste for complete list of participating restaurants and to take a peek at their menus. Reservations suggested. $15-$23 lunch; $39 dinner, plus tax and gratuity; prices may vary.
KIDS AND FAMILY
Free Tuesday at Glazer Museum: The hands-on museum and the Children's Board of Hillsborough County join together for this event offering free admission from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Glazer Children's Museum, 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. Free. (813) 443-3861; glazermuseum.org.
Puddle Jumpers: Children ages 3 to 4 can enjoy a nature story, crafts and outdoor exploration. 9:30 a.m., Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg. $5. (727) 893-7326.
The Flash, 8 p.m., The CW Barry (Grant Gustin) learns that a new breacher, Dr. Light, has come through the portal, and he sets off to capture her. However, during a fight, she blinds him and drops some shocking news about Zoom.
30 for 30 8 p.m., ESPN Jim Podhoretz directs this look at Colorado Buffaloes coach Bill McCartney, also the founder of Promise Keepers.
Kareem: Minority Of One 9 p.m., HBO This documentary explores the on- and off-court life of the NBA legend, a six-time MVP winner.
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