New World School of the Arts hosts an opening reception for the exhibition Altered Surfaces: Photography and Its Possibilities. The exhibition will feature printed photos on materials other than paper by New World School of the Arts students. Today (4/12). 6-9 p.m. at 25 NE Second St., Miami. Free.
Details: (305) 237-7007.
South Florida artists
Bakehouse Art Complex hosts an opening reception for its Infinitely Connected exhibition, which will feature works by South Florida studio artists. 7-10 p.m. Saturday. The exhibition runs through May 27.
Details: (305) 576-2828.
The Marie Chouinard Dance Company performs classical dances in "24 Preludes by Chopin and Chorale." The performances are followed by discussions. Friday and Saturday. 8:30 p.m. at Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. $20-$50.
Details: (305) 545-8546 or www.tigertail.com.
The ninth annual Miami Fashion Week includes fashion shows, dinners and a post-event party. Friday-Monday. Various times at Wynwood Pavilion, 2136 NW First Ave., Wynwood Arts District, Miami.
Polo World Cup
The third annual Miami Beach Polo World Cup is a three-day, six-team polo tournament on the beach. The event includes a VIP reception, a parade, a dinner, a fashion show and an awards ceremony. Matches will be played Friday-Sunday between 20th and 22nd streets on Collins Avenue, Miami Beach. Free admission for the matches; $120-$140 VIP tickets. Various locations and prices for additional events.
Details: (866) 468-7630 or www.pololife.com/www.ticketweb.com.
"Samson et Dalila'
Florida Grand Opera presents "Samson et Dalila." The opera by Camille Saint-Saens will be performed in French with English and Spanish translations. Saturday. 7 p.m. at Carnival Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $10-$200.
Details: (305) 949-6722, www.carnivalcenter.org or www.fgo.org.
Frost Opera Theater presents "Shakespeare and Opera." Sunday. 3 p.m. at Victor E. Clarke Recital Hall, 5501 San Amaro Dr., Coral Gables. $5-$10.
Details: (305) 284-4886.
The University of Miami Department of Theater presents "On the Town." The play about three sailors features music by Leonard Bernstein. Wednesday (4/18)-April 28. 1312 Miller Dr., Coral Gables. $8-$20.
Details: (305) 284-3355 or www.miami.edu/ring.