The "Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater" celebrates the African-American cultural experience and the American modern dance tradition. Miami native Robert Battle succeeds original artistic director Judith Jamison. 8 p.m. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Ziff Ballet Opera House, Miami. $50-$125. Details: (305) 949-6722 or email@example.com or www.arshtcenter.org.