March 21 to March 28

March 21
Style
Miami Fashion Week
Miami Fashion Week celebrates its 15th anniversary this year as more than 60 designers, are presenting their exclusive designs on the runway. Designers from around the world such as Carlos Miele, Julian Chang, Nicolas Felizola, Petit Pois by Viviana G, Itala Testino, Erin Healy, Cynthia Rodriguez, Lisu Vega, Kaynce Armstrong, Lola Kids, Finicky Stitches, Tiffany Chimere, Lauren Adams Ken Wrony, Violet Luck, Duski Orascanin, Jessica Decata and Obeemaa. $50 – $500. Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Dr; Miami Beach. For info: miamifashionweek.com

March 21
Music
New Music Miami ISCM Festival Concert 5
Music for electric viola: Featuring guest virtuoso violist Martha Mooke. Also performing the FIU Flea Laptop Ensemble; Music by Leon, Singleton, Mooke, Garcia and others. Free. 7:30pm. Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Dr; Miami Beach. For info: mbgarden.org

March 21
Style
Funkshion
FUNKSHION: Fashion Week Miami Beach is a four day/evening long event that provides an intelligent, innovative platform for progressive, established, and emerging designers to showcase their collections to media, celebrities, international buyers, and select style makers. The shows are geared towards designer diffusion collections and innovative lifestyle brands. Designers will integrate music into their shows, many personally selecting their favorite celebrity DJs to preside over their runway spectacles. Collins Park; Between 21st Street & 22nd St. on Collins Ave; Miami Beach. For info: funkshion.com

March 22
Music
Pulse: Late Night at the New World Symphony
The New World Center will transform into a hip, nightclub-style setting, where theatrically enhanced classical music is mixed into an evening-long set of electronic tunes spun by DJ Sean Drake. 9:30pm. New World Center, 500 17 St; Miami Beach. For info: nws.edu

March 22
Theatre
New Plays Festival 2013
See newly developed plays before anyone else. Staged readings are a way for playwrights to understand how their words will feel in performance. Plays were chosen by faculty after an open call for entry. This year’s program of staged readings include: Catalyst – by Jason Caceres; directed by Nelly Tores. Good Luck Gina – by Caitlyn Lincoln; directed by Rachel Rodriquez. Mistress Emily – by Danielle Rollins; directed by Caitlyn Lincoln. Nobodys Got My Back But Me – by Amanda Sparhawk; directed by Ana Garabitos. No Use – by Rei Capote; directed by Tatiana Pandiani. You’re Gonna Pay for This – by Tatiana Pandiani; directed by Stephanie Sandoval. Donations will be accepted at door. 8pm. Free. FIU, 11200 SW 8 St; Miami. For info: livethearts.com or  305-348-3365

March 22
Music
CUBOP – Celebrating Diz & Chano
The musical collaboration between bebop innovator Dizzy Gillespie — who became “the godfather of Latin jazz in the U.S.” — and the great Cuban conguero Chano Pozo will be celebrated on this program that showcases the groundbreaking body of work that these legendary artists created, pushing the boundaries to bring Afro-Cuban jazz into the jazz mainstream. The newly formed Cubop sound fused African-based rhythms with the post-modernist bebop, and together Gillespie and Pozo produced some of the most enduring Afro-Cuban jazz standards, such as the hit songs “Manteca,” “Tin Tin Deo,” and “Cubana Be, Cubana Bop.” Despite a short stint as percussionist in Gillespie’s band, Pozo’s influence was reflected in the bandleader’s playing and compositions for decades. The renowned Cuban multi-instrumentalist and jazz ambassador Paquito D’rivera will headline the concert, joined by Dizzy Gillespie protégé and trumpeter extraordinaire Jon Faddis. Also sharing the bill is the esteemed percussionist Giovanni Hidalgo – a former member of Gillespie’s United Nations Orchestra – vibraphone virtuoso Dave Samuels, and the FIU Jazz Big Band. 8pm. $25 – $130. Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd; Miami. For info: arshtcenter.org

March 22
Books
Anita Diamant in Conversation
As a gift of the heart, Temple Beth Am women have spent two years designing and handcrafting an heirloom-quality chuppah that may grace the weddings of temple members now and for years to come. Join us as this new chuppah is presented to the community in a joyous Shabbat celebration. To enhance the evening, Anita Diamant will share her thoughts in a personal, free-form conversation hosted by Rabbi Judith Kempler. A prize-winning journalist, Anita is the author of four best-selling novels, including The Red Tent, and six books about contemporary Jewish practice. She has spearheaded the creation of Mayyim Hayyim — The Living Waters Community Mikveh, a resource for Jewish renewal in Boston, where she resides. Books & Books will provide books for purchase at the event with a book signing to follow. 7:30pm. Temple Beth Am, 5950 SW 88th St; Miami. For info:  booksandbooks.com

March 22
Benefit
Rockers Raising Funds
Musicians, who’ve performed or recorded with artists and bands such as Aerosmith, Billy Joel, SNL Live Band, Todd Rundgren, Joan Jett, Vanilla Fudge, Richie Sambora and others, will take the stage to rock ‘n’ roll and raise funds to benefit the Special Olympics of South Florida and the Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward County.  Special Olympics athletes will be special guests at the concert, where they will jam to the music of The RIR All Star Band Featuring: Ricky Byrd ( Joan Jett and The Blackhearts) Richie Supa (Aerosmith) Mark Stein (Vanilla Fudge) Liberty Devitto (Billy Joel Band) Christine Ohlman “The Beehive Queen” (SNL Band) Muddy Shews ( Southside Johnny) Along with special guests Bluefire Band and Singer Songwriter Elizabeth Edwards opening the night.  The concert will include a silent auction featuring guitars from some of the best names in rock and sport and music memorabilia. $25. 7pm. Revolution Live 100 SW 3rd Ave; Fort Lauderdale. For info: 954-321-4146.

March 22
Lecture
All About Graphic Design: Steven Heller and Louise Fili
Two respected graphic designers—Steven Heller and Louise Fili—talk about their latest books. Heller’s 100 Ideas that Changed Graphic Design tells the story of how ideas have influenced and defined graphic design and, in turn, how those ideas have manifested themselves in objects of design. The 100 entries, arranged broadly in chronological order, range from technical (overprinting, rub-on designs, and split fountain for example) to stylistic (swashes on caps, loud typography, and white space). They also include graphic design objects (such as dust jackets and design handbooks) and methods (paper cut-outs and pixelation). Fili’s book Elegantissima is a monograph on her work since 1989 when she founded her own graphic design studio Louise Fili Ltd.—including books, food packaging, restaurants identities, and her reinterpretation of vintage sources and influences from Italy. Her typography, often hand drawn, helped advertise and market such well-known brands as Sarabeth’s, Bella Cucina, Jean-Georges, and Good Housekeeping, among many others. 7pm – 9pm. $10. Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave; Miami Beach. For info: thewolf.fiu.edu or 305-535-2644.

March 22
Film
The Wizard of Oz
Bandshell Movie Night in the North Shore shows The Wizard of Oz. Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home. Director: Victor Fleming. Starring Judy Garland, Frank Morgan and Ray Bolger. Hang out and enjoy a movie under the stars. 7pm. Free. North Shore Bandshell, 7275 Collins Ave; Miami Beach. For info: miamibeachparks.com

March 22
Social
Speed Networking at the Speed of Business
Meet 20-60 Professionals in just 2 hours!  Make new business connections and new friends while having fun in a professional setting.  In this exciting Speed Networking event you are given 2 1/2 minutes to get to know the other professional across the table. The switch is then made and you get a chance to introduce yourself and your business to the other person.  The bell rings then you move to the next position and meet another business professional. It’s Fun, Fast, Practical Business Networking. 8am. – 10am. $10. Courtyard Marriott Miami, 11580 NW 105th St; Miami. For info: doralchamber.com.

March 22
Art
Pivot Points: 15 Years & Counting
Collectors and artist worldwide marked MOCA’s 15th Anniversary in its Joan Lehman Building with major donations to the museum collection. Pivot Points: 15 Years and Counting showcases these recent acquisitions and works by many of the artists who are part of MOCA’s history. Among the featured artists are: Rita Ackermann, assume vivid astro focus, Tom Burr, Joseph Cornell, Nicole Eisenman, Inka Essenhigh, Naomi Fisher, Mark Handforth, Roni Horn, Ragnar Kjartansson, Malcolm Morley, Albert Oehlen, Gabriel Orozco, Jorge Pantoja, Jack Pierson, Matthew Ritchie, Onajide Shabaka, Yinka Shonibare, Xaviera Simmons, Robert Therrien, Ryan Trecartin, Rick Ulysse, James Welling, Juan Carlos Zaldivar and others. MOCA, 770 NE 125th St; North Miami. For info: mocanomi.org

March 22
Film
Like Someone in Love
Fresh from the triumph of his Tuscany-set Certified Copy (NYFF 2010), master filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami travels even further afield from his native Iran for this mysteriously beautiful romantic drama filmed entirely in Japan. Like Someone in Love revolves around the brief encounter between an elderly professor (the wonderful 81-year-old stage actor Tadashi Okuno, here playing his first leading role in a film) and a sociology student (Rin Takanashi) who moonlights as a high-end escort. Are these characters-who conjure in one another the specters of regret and roads not taken-meeting by chance, or is it fate? Is this love, or merely something like it? (In Japanese with English subtitles). PMiami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Ave; Miami Beach. For info: mbcinema.com

March 22
Social
Lunch in the Garden
Miami Beach Women’s Conference: “Lunch in the Garden” This event is the second half of the Miami Beach Women’s conference: Lunch! After the free morning session from 8:30-11 at the Convention Center, come across the street for food, friends, and a silent auction. 12pm -  4pm. $35. Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Dr; Miami Beach. For info: mbgarden.org

March 23
Style
TVModa’s European Designer Showcase
The Miami Moda & Music Awards will benefit the Livestrong Foundation which will be hosted my internationally celebrated actress Lorena Rojas who is also the spokesperson for LiveStrong in the Hispanic market. That same night Miami Fashion Week will be featuring, from Milan to Miami TVModa’s European Designer Showcase with capsule collections by Roberto Cavalli, Alberta Ferreti, Bluemarine, Iceberg, Byblos, Moschino, Kriza, Vivienne Westwood and Stella McCartney. Also the South Florida premiere, personal appearance and fashion show by one of the world’s top bridal designers, Rosa Clará Bridal Couture from Barcelona and receipient of the International Bridal Designer of the Year award plus celebrity emcees and special performances. $50 – $500. 7:30pm. Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Dr; Miami Beach. For info: miamifashionweek.com

March 23
Lecture
Beginning Beekeeping
Inese Bunch of Bunch Farm in Kendall will be answering all your questions pertaining to beekeeping on the Beach. The Bunch’s are committed to keeping their apiary as green as possible, and will teach you their tips and tricks to raising your own colony of bees. Inese is involved in the University of Florida’s Master Beekeeping Program, and has practice speaking to audiences through her beekeeping socials that she holds to educate others on this interesting hobby. Beekeeping is a homesteading skill that can provide you with your own honey and wax. Even if you do not plan on ever owning your own hive, this talk will answer questions about why bees are disappearing, and what you can plant in your garden to bring them back. Free. 10am – Noon. Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Dr; Miami Beach. For info: mbgarden.org

March 23
Theatre
Fela!
From a team of producers including Jay-Z and Will and Jada Pinkett Smith comes FELA! Directed by Bill T. Jones, this provocative hybrid of dance, theater and music explores the extravagant world of Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti and has become an international sensation having been performed in three continents. A triumphant tale of courage, passion and love, FELA! is the true story of Kuti, who created a type of music, Afrobeat, and mixed these pounding eclectic rhythms (a blend of jazz, funk and African rhythm and harmonies) with incendiary lyrics that openly attacked the corrupt and oppressive military dictatorships that rule Nigeria and much of Africa. Featuring many of Fela Kuti’s most captivating songs and Bill T. Jones’s visionary staging, FELA! reveals Kuti’s controversial life as an artist and political activist and celebrates his pioneering music. Ziff Ballet Opera House, 1300 Biscayne Blvd; Miami. For info: arshtcenter.com

March 23
Music
Dmitri Hvorostovsky
The best from the Metropolitan Opera with World Famous Baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky in a special tribute to Judy Drucker. Ivari Ilja on piano. Genuine stars are rare in the classical music world, and Dmitri Hvorostovsky ranks among them. The sheer beauty of his voice, his artistry, dramatic stage presence, smoldering good looks and charisma have prompted countless comparisons to movie stars and drawn praise for his riveting acting. Dmitri will be assisted at the piano by the internationally recognized Ivari Ilya. The program will include arias by Rachmaninov, Rossini, Wagner, Rubinstein and Verdi. $55. 7:30pm. New World Center, 500 17 St; Miami Beach. For info: nws.edu

March 23
Dance
Works and Process
Dance NOW! Miami and Little Haiti Cultural Center support the work of local choreographers by presenting an evening of new work and works-in-progress in a theatre environment. Dr. Celeste Fraser Delgado, arts critics and associate professor of English and Humanities at Barry University will lead a discussion on process in dance making between the audience and the choreographers. Participating choreographers include: Colleen Farnum, Danielle Kipnis, Liony Garcia and Lara Tinari, with work also presented from Dance NOW! Miami directors Diego Salterini and Hannah Baumgarten. Baumgarten will make a special on-stage appearance in the work of long-time colleague and former Dance NOW! Assistant Director Colleen Farnum. 7pm. $10. Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212 NE 59th Terr; Miami. For info: dancenowmiami.org

March 23
Dance
Pilobolus
Imagine a visual sculpture of human bodies. Or a configuration of dancers so entangled you can’t count them. For over three decades, the Pilobolus dance troupe has been acclaimed for a startling mix of humor, athleticism and creativity, and they have been dubbed “the most popular modern dance company in the country” (New York Post). With notable appearances in commercials, on the Academy Awards and innovative theatrical productions that result in die-hard dance fans, Pilobolus makes modern dance accessible and fun for all. Named after an ever-changing organism, and drawing inspiration from biology, Pilobolus has created a dance vocabulary all its own. Their smooth, organic choreography often blurs the lines between individual performers, creating a sense of dance troupe as a singular living being. Their novel approach to the art form translates into a compelling canon that continually draws in dance lovers and newcomers alike. 2pm & 8pm. $36.50 – $46.50. Parker Playhouse, For info: gusmancenter.org

March 23
Music
Alicia Keys
Alicia Keys kicking off her Set The World On Fire Tour March 7th in support of her critically acclaimed album Girl On Fire! Five–time Grammy nominated R&B artist Miguel is slated to open. Visiting cities around the globe, she wants to connect with her fans in a new way. That’s where you come in. Keyes wants to get to know her fans personally, to get under the skin of every city and see what it’s all about. SO, she’s creating unique videos for every city on her tour and wants fan photos to feature in them. Each video will be shown on stage with Keyes as part of her concert. To represent your hometown, submit a photo to: keepmoving.blackberry.com/desktop/en/us/ambassador/alicia-keys.html Then scroll down to “Show Alicia Who You Are” and select your city. After you’ve selected your city, submit your photos by clicking on the “Upload Your Image” link. American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd; Miami. For info: 786-777-1000 or aaarena.com

March 23
Music
Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra
World renowned guitarist Ottmar Liebert returns to the Olympia Theater stage in in a concert with Luna Negra. Liebert’s incredible global success on a musical level often seems like a simple outgrowth of his cultural background and powerful wanderlust in his formative years. Born in Cologne, Germany to Chinese-German father and Hungarian mother, he began playing guitar at 11, and traveled extensively through Europe and Asia intent on fully absorbing each musical tradition he encountered.  Breaking out in the the 1990’s with his Nouveau Flamenco sound Liebert has released over 30 albums exploring many musical styles but always featuring rhythmic and romantic guitar. Liebert and Negra will perform from their latest release Dune, and recent releases Santa Fe and Petals on the Path. 8pm. Olympia Theater at Gusman Center, For info: gusman.org

March 23
Workshop
Portrait Painting
You’ve seen his mural portraiture around town, including in Little Haiti, now come learn from the master himself. Join Haitian-born artist Serge Toussaint to learn the techniques of drawing and painting portraits in the style of his celebrated street art. Beginners welcome. Supplies provided. Capacity is limited. This program is presented by the HistoryMiami South Florida Folklife Center as part of the Heritage Spotlight series, an artist-in-residence program that features local traditional artists and cultural expressions. 1pm. $30. HistoryMiami, 101 West Flagler St; Miami. For info: 305-375-4590.

March 23
Kids
Yo Gabba Gabba! Live!
Is your family ready to GET THE SILLIES OUT? Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! is going back on the road in 2013 with a new show, “Get the Sillies Out!” featuring the one and only DJ Lance Rock, plus Muno, Foofa, Brobee, Toodee, and Plex, and of course, hip hop legend Biz Markie. Winner of Billboard’s Creative Content Award, Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! has performed in front of countless fans across the U.S. and Canada over the past three years, and the new show “Get the Sillies Out!” is sure to be one you won’t want to miss. They have taken the fan favorites from the past two tours and combined them with some all-new music and other surprises that we can’t tell you about… yet! 2pm & 5pm. $26- $66. VIP: $146. Broward Center, For info: yogabbagabbalive.com.

March 23
Dance
Swan Lake Act II – The Seasons
Ballet Etudes returns to The Colony after its successful Nutcracker production this December. Now presenting its newest staging of Swan Lake Act II featuring artist from Ballet Etudes of South Florida and Balleteatro Nacional de Puerto Rico with a full corps de ballet. Rounding off the program will be the colorful Seasons with music by Giuseppe Verdi. This program is suitable for all ages and lovers of the classics. 8pm. Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Rd; Miami Beach. For info: colonytheatremiamibeach.org

March 23
Music
Red Baraat
The nine piece Brooklyn-based band Red Baraat team up with South Florida’s Latin jammers the Spam Allstars for a thrilling evening of world music that will have audiences musically trotting the globe and dancing in the aisles. Red Baraat is a fiery blend of raucous Indian bhangra and funky New Orleans brass. The result, needless to say, is completely riotous, a blustery groove machine. Spam Allstars blend improvisational electronic elements and turntables with Latin, funk, hip hop and dub to create what they call an electronic descarga. 8pm. $30 – $10. SMDCAC, 10950 SW 211 St; Cutler Bay. For info: smdcac.org

March 23
Tour
Wild Parrots and Cottages Eco-Walk
Explore Coconut Grove with eco-historian Frank Schena, and see the leafy heart of the Grove, with Key West style cottages, shotgun houses, tropical trees, bougainvillea, and flocks of wild parrots, all tucked in a neighborhood where history comes to life. Advance reservations and payment required. $30. 4pm – 7pm. HistoryMiami, 101 West Flagler St; Miami. For info: 305-375-1621 or historymiami.org.

March 24
Music
Sunday Sounds at Fairchild
Enjoy live music performed by students of University of Miami’s Frost School of Music tonight in the Glasshouse Café with Stamps Woodwin Quintet. Free. 1pm. Fairchild, 10901 Old Cutler Rd; Coral Gables. For info: 305.667.1651

March 24
Books
Rachel Maddow
TV Rachel Maddow, host of The Rachel Maddow Show will be in conversation with the University of Miami’s President Donna E. Shalala this afternoon for a special program focusing on Drift (Broadway, $15), Maddow’s bracingly witty and intelligent book about America’s gradual drift away from its original ideals and dangerously close to becoming a nation weirdly at peace with perpetual war. To understand how we’ve arrived at such a dangerous place, Maddow takes us from the Vietnam War to today’s war in Afghanistan, along the way exploring the disturbing rise of executive authority, the gradual outsourcing of our war-making capabilities to private companies, the plummeting percentage of American families whose children fight our constant wars for us, and even the changing fortunes of G.I. Joe. She offers up a fresh, unsparing appraisal of Reagan’s radical presidency. Ultimately, she shows us just how much we stand to lose by allowing the priorities of the national security state to overpower our political discourse. Purchase a copy of Drift at Books & Books and receive our ticket. 4pm. UM Field House, 1245 Dauer Dr; Coral Gables. For info: booksandbooks.com

March 24
Music
A Cabaret Matinee
FIU Faculty Arts Series: Cabaret Songs; a concert featuring Kathleen Wilson, Rebekah Diaz, Robert B. Dundas and Mark Aliapoulios with Mary Adelyn Kauffman on piano. Featuring Anjane Girwarr, Vindhya Khare and Evelyn Saavedra. Miami Beach Urban Studios, 420 Lincoln Rd; Miami Beach. For info: livethearts.com

March 24
Festival
Deering Seafood Festival
It’s non-stop fun at the Deering Seafood Festival with Bahamian Junkanoo musicians, all day live entertainment, an Artist Village, a Lil Shrimp Kids Zone and pontoon boat rides to Chicken Key. Set on the lush lawn of the Deering Estate at Cutler’s bayfront property, so bring blankets and spend the day. The main attraction is Seafood Alley, where chefs from Golden Rule Seafood Market, Devon Seafood + Steak, Whole Foods Market Coral Gables, Truluck’s Seafood Steak & Crab House, The Oceanaire Seafood Roo Rodbender’s Raw Bar and Grill, Imlee Indian Bistro, Black Point Ocean Grill, Shibui Japanese Restaurant and Paella Party serve up Florida’s freshest fish and seafood – grilled, broiled, boiled or prepared sushi-style.  For land lovers Sports Grill is on hand with their famous wings and burgers. Under the big top tent local executive chefs Damian Gilchrist of the Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo and Samir Canaan from Truluck’s, and Joe McCarthy at The Oceanaire hold cooking demonstrations. Crown Wine and Spirits has wine-tastings paired with the chef’s food samples. $25. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72 Ave; Palmetto Bay. For info:  deeringseafoodfestival.org  or 305-235-1668.

March 24
Music
Vocal Fireworks
During his time as the maestro of music at the Ospedale della Pietà in Venice, Antonio Vivaldi wrote many of his most extraordinary works for the young women in residence there. These compositions revolutionized the Baroque cantata, a style that contains some of the most dramatic and virtuosic pieces ever written for the human voice. The musicians of the Firebird Chamber Orchestra are joined by critically-acclaimed soprano Kathryn Mueller for an exciting program celebrating the female voice. 4pm. Miami Beach Community Church, 1620 Drexel Ave; seraphicfire.org

March 24
Tour
Matheson Hammock Eco-Walk
Walk with eco-historian Frank Schena through shady Matheson Hammock. Hear about its distant past as an Indian hunting ground and absorb the diversity of flora and fauna that lives here today. Matheson Hammock was the first county park in Dade County, opening in 1930. Advance reservations and payment required. $30. 9am – 12pm. HistoryMiami, 101 West Flagler St; Miami. For info: 305-375-1621 or historymiami.org.

March 24
Music
One Night of Queen
The music of Freddy Mercury and Queen keeps on rocking in a stunning 2 hour concert extravaganza starring the international sensation, Gary Mullen and The Works. With fantastic staging, spectacular lighting, original special effects and an incredible note for note experience, this show will rock you — guaranteed! Mullen’s uncanny likeness and show-stopping performance make Queen’s mega hits come alive, including “Another One Bites the Dust,” “We Will Rock You,” “We Are the Champions,” and, of course, “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Since winning the Grand Final of the hit UK TV show “Stars In Their Eyes,” Gary Mullen has toured the world with One Night of Queen, selling out concerts in the UK, Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Holland, France and New Zealand. In 2007 they played the famous “BBC Proms in the Park” in Hyde Park, London to a 40,000 person audience, and they’ve been packing houses since. All hail the queen as this outstanding Queen tribute band celebrates rock music royalty and their never forgotten front man, Freddie Mercury. 7pm. $37.50, $47.50, $57.50. Parker Playhouse, 707 NE 8th St; Fort Lauderdale. For info: parkerplayhouse.com

March 26
Workshop
Floral Design Class
Spend the day learning from accredited floral designers from the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, who combine lectures, demos, and critiqued hands-on workshops to develop an understanding of the art of flower arranging. This class is the fourth unit of a six-part floral design study hosted by the Miami Beach Garden Club. The unit focuses on horizontal arrangements and displaying functional and exhibition table settings coordinated with these arrangements for flower shows. $28. 9:30am – 2pm. Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Dr; Miami Beach. For info: mbgarden.org

March 27
Film
My Fair Lady
Free outdoor movies every Wednesday night are in full swing with The SoundScape Cinema Series at the Miami Beach SoundScape ExoStage. This week’s flick is My Fair Lady. Directed by George Cukor. With Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway, Wilfrid Hyde-White. A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.  Bring a blanket or beach chair and picnic. No glass please. 8pm. Free. Exostage at Miami Beach SoundScape, 500 17 St; Miami beach. For info: mbculture.com

March 27
Kids
Disney On Ice: Dare To Dream
Disney on Ice presents Dare To Dare. Playing at AmericanAirlines Arena from March 27th – 31st.
Experience Disney’s hilarious hair-raising escapade, Tangled; as Rapunzel, her unlikely companion, Flynn, and Maximus, embark on an uproarious journey that takes adventure to new lengths! Boogie to the beat of the bayou with Princess Tiana and Prince Naveen in a magical, musical journey that all begins with a fateful kiss. And fanciful dreams become reality as Cinderella meets her Prince Charming, with a glass slipper fit for an unforgettable fantasy come true. All your favorite princesses take to the ice in a spectacular finale at the ultimate Disney Princess event of a lifetime! Experience the beauty, sparkle, and spirit when Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream comes to AmericanAirlines Arena! 7pm. $16 – $55. American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd; Miami. For info: 786-777-1000 or aaarena.com

March 27
Music
Romeo Santos
Former member of Aventura Bachata singer Romeo Santos performs tonight. 8pm. $79 – $154. Hard Rock Live, 5747 Seminole Way; Hollywood. For info: hardrocklivehollywoodfl.com

March 27
Film
Audre Lorde: The Berlin Years
Audre Lorde – The Berlin Years 1984 to 1992 focuses on Audre Lorde’s relation to the German Black Diaspora, her literary as well as political influence, and is a unique visual document about the times the author spent in Germany. The film is also for coming generations a valuable historical document of German history, which tells about the development of an Afro-German movement and the origins of the anti-racist movement before and after the German reunification. The film relates the beginnings of these political debates and therefore facilitates a historical analysis and an understanding of present debates on identity and racism in Germany. For the first time, Dagmar Schultz’s archival video- and audio recordings and footage will be made available to a wide public. The film represents an important addition to the documentary “A Litany for Survival: The Life and Work of Audre Lorde“ by Ada Gray Griffin and Michelle Parkerson which was screened at the 45th Berlin Film Festival in 1995.  Presented by MOCA’s Women on the Rise and the Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. 6pm. Free with museum admission. MOCA, 770 NE 125th Street, North Miami. For info: mocanomi.org

March 27
Class
Arts for All: Mark Bradford
Learn about contemporary art with a hands-on project inspired by the work of renowned artist Mark Bradford.  Make mixed-media drawings and paintings.  Materials included.  Open to all skill levels. 7pm. $15. MOCA, 770 NE 125th Street, North Miami. For info: mocanomi.org

March 28
Film
Life of Pi
Free outdoor movies every Wednesday night are in full swing with The SoundScape Cinema Series at the Miami Beach SoundScape ExoStage. This week’s flick is Life of Pi . Directed by Ang Lee. With Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain, Tabu. A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.  Bring a blanket or beach chair and picnic. No glass please. 8pm. Free. Exostage at Miami Beach SoundScape, 500 17 St; Miami Beach. For info: mbculture.com

March 28
Film
71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance
A meticulous depiction of the numbing and normalizing effects of television, Michael Haneke’s 71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance (1994) is the most intelligent and powerful study by cinema (Maximilian Le Cain, Senses of Cinema) of the 20th century’s quintessential medium. A cool, cerebral and painstaking examination of several characters, including an Austrian university student who goes on a shooting spree, the third installment of Haneke’s “glaciation trilogy” is a mosaic of 71 film tableaux -beautifully shot by cinematographer Christian Berger. 71 Fragments closes with an unforgettable cinematic punch, which also stands as a presage of his later masterpieces by virtue of both its style and thematic core” -Adam Bingham, Senses of Cinema (In German with English subtitiles). 9pm. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Ave; Miami Beach. For info: mbcinema.com

March 28
Kids
Creating Portraits with Artist Inez Hollander
Miami Mosaic exhibit artist Inez Hollander will present her technique and motivation for her work in a personalized exploration of this exhibit for children ages 7-14. Art concepts such as profile, portrait, line, contrast and value will be introduced in the demonstration and exhibit tour. Following the tour, Hollander will lead a workshop for children to create their own works to take home, using a scratch art technique to mimic the Miami Neon Portraits in the exhibit. Recommended for ages 7-14 (Grades 3-8). Parents welcome to participate. Cost including materials: $5. 10am. Jewish Museum of Florida – FIU, 301 Washington Ave; Miami Beach. For info: 305-672-5044 or jmof.fiu.edu

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