Alliance Francaise de Miami hosts an opening reception for Paris: Poetic Images of Night and Dawn by artist Nilda Cepero, who is expected to attend. Friday 3/9. 7 p.m. at Alliance Gallery, 1414 Coral Way, Miami. Free.
Details: (305) 859-8760 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Watch a doctor and his patients fight an evil pirate to help their animal friends in "Dr. Ouch." Dancers from The Arts Ballet Theater of Florida will perform a ballet based on Kornei Chukovsky's books. Sunday. 3 p.m. at Julius Littman North Miami Beach Performing Arts Theatre, 17011 NE 19th Ave., North Miami Beach. $25Details: (800) 494-8497 or www.boxofficetickets.com.
"The Gay Divorcee'
The Miami Design Preservation League screens the 1930s film "The Gay Divorcee," starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. The dancing pair performs to the "The Continental," the first Academy Award winner for Best Song. Saturday. 11 a.m. at Miami Beach Regional Library, 227 22nd St., Miami Beach. Free. On Tuesday, the league will feature the 1980s film "Scarface," starring Al Pacino. 7 p.m. at Art Deco Welcome Center, 1001 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach. Free.
Details: (305) 535-4219 or www.mdpl.org.
The price of coffee
Miami Beach Cinematheque screens "Black Gold: Wake Up and Smell the Coffee." The documentary shows the price coffee farmers pay for coffee companies to make a profit. Wednesday. 8:30 p.m. at 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. Free. Donations accepted.
Details: (305) 673-4567.
New Theatre presents Miami Stories. The annual gala features three plays written and performed by Miamians — this year, including flautist Nestor Torres, Sen. Gwen Margolis and Books & Books founder Mitchell Kaplan. Friday. 6:30 p.m. at Grand Bay Club, 425 Grand Bay Dr. North, Key Biscayne. $200-$10,000.
Details: (305) 443-5909.
The Savannah Music Festival in Savannah, GA, is an annual event that features music from all over the country. The events include jazz concerts by Wynton Marsalis and Dianne Reeves; classical, opera, folk and gospel music; and an East Indian concert featuring sitar player Anoushka Shankar. Through April 1. Various prices and venues.
Details: (912) 525-5050 or www.savannahmusicfestival.org.