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The monolithic Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts was built by Cesar Pelli, the architect famous for the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur. It is not his loveliest building: In daylight it... Read More
The monolithic Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts was built by Cesar Pelli, the architect famous for the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur. It is not his loveliest building: In daylight it resembles a collapsed layer cake with jutting angles. But when lit-up at night, the two main buildings look like glowing spaceships preparing for liftoff.
Nevertheless, here's where to catch the Florida Grand Opera, jazz concerts, flamenco festivals, experimental theatre, traveling Broadway shows, Teatro Avante and shows for children and families.
For pre- or post-show dining, make reservations at the newly opened BRAVA! restaurant on the second floor of the Ziff Ballet Opera House.
- Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: Going to see a live show in such a breath-taking venue might make anyone fall in love.
- Best for Holiday Attractions Because: Among the center's more interesting holiday programming are a Hip Hop Nutcracker event with Kurtis Blow and a one-man show titled, "A John Waters Christmas."
- Best for Free Things to Do Because: Free tours are available Mondays and Saturdays. Check their site for additional free family-friendly programming during their Family Fun fests!
- Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: The Arsht Center frequently hosts a variety of children's shows and activity days that will make your kiddos fans of the theater in no time.