Celebrating the centenary of the birth of controversial Cuban playwright Virgilio Piñera, the UM Jerry Herman Ring Theatre presents five of his plays under the title of "Absurd Celebration: The First International Festival of Virgilio Piñera's Theatre." "Aire Frío (Cold Air)" is performed by the Argos Teatro and tells of the Romaguera family's frustrations and dreams over a period of 20 years. The protagonist, Luz Marina, struggles to make ends meet due to their family's dire economic condition. Performed in Spanish with English supertitles. 8 p.m. Aug. 17-18 and 5 p.m. Aug. 19. UM Jerry Herman Ring Theatre, 1312 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $15 student and seniors. $20 others. Details: (305) 284-3355 or www.miami.edu/ring.