The Museum of Contemporary Art presents Funkadelic, an exploration of hip-hop and Asian culture. Event includes exhibition tours, live martial arts demonstrations, dance and music performances. 1-4 p.m. at
the Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Free. Details: (305)893-6211 or www.mocanomi.org.
CHOPIN PIANO COMPETITION
The Gusman Center for the Performing Arts hosts the Seventh National Chopin Piano Competition. 25 young American pianists will compete for eight days for a chance to be in the International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, Poland. Through March 13. at the Gusman Center
for the Performing Arts, 174 East Flagler St., Miami. $10-$27 final concerts only. Details: (305) 868-0624 or www.chopin.org.
BAROQUE MUSIC FESTIVAL
The Miami Bach Society presents the sixth weeklong series of the Tropical Baroque Music Festival featuring musicians from different countries including Trinidad, Canada, France, Italy and the United States. Each evening the event will feature different music or speakers. Through March 13. within various churches and other locations throughout Coral Gables. $25-$75. Details (305) 669-1376 or www.miamibachsociety.org.
The New World School of the Arts presents an annual opera production by Johann Strauss, Jr. New World provides a comprehensive program of artistic, creative and academic development that enables students to understand their roles as artists and citizens. Through March 12. 7:30 p.m. at the Wolfson Auditorium, room 1261, 300 NE Second Ave., Downtown Miami. $10 adults; $5 students and seniors. Details: (305) 237-3341 or www.mdc.edu/nwsa.
Actors' Playhouse presents "Aida," featuring a score by Elton John and Tim Rice. "Aida" is a love story involving a captured Nubian princess and an Egyptian captain, Radames, set in ancient Egypt. Through April 10 at Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theater, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $10-$45.Details: (305) 444-9293, ext. 604 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.