ART & ARCHITECTURE
Art and architecture meet dance and drama in Jonah Bokaer and Daniel Arsham's "Why Patterns" and "Recess." The site-specific works are choreographed by Mr. Bokaer and designed by Miami native Mr. Arsham and his architectural design firm, Snarkitecture, which investigates structure and materials within a space and how they are manipulated to serve new and imaginative goals. 8 p.m. Additional performances Jan. 28. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Carnival Studio Theater, Miami. $25. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
The Axis Dance Company event presents workshops, discussion and an electric evening of three works "The Narrowing by Sebastian Grubb," "Light Shelter" by David Dorfman and the Florida premiere of "Full of Words" by British dancer and choreographer Marc Brew. 8 p.m. Colony Theater, 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. $29 students, dance artists and seniors. $30 others. $50 VIP tickets with priority entrance and seating. Details: (305) 324-4337 or www.tigertail.com or www.danceaxis.org.