EXPERIMENT IN TRUTH
Jazz, soul, blues and gospel vocalist René Marie performs her show called "Experiment in Truth." 8:30 p.m. Through Jan. 27. South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211th St., Cutler Bay. $25-$30. Details: (786) 573-5300 or www.smdcac.org.
New in downtown Miami is the "Jazz & Blues" block party featuring free music, raffles and food sampling from local restaurants. 5-9 p.m. Block of South Miami Avenue between Flagler Street and SE First Street. Free. Details: (305) 379-7070 or email@example.com.
Pianist Markus Gottschlich performs at Jazz at MOCA. He debuted with his album "When The Day is Done" and is in demand for composing for books and dance projects. Museum galleries open by donation that evening from 7-10 p.m. Currently on view is exhibit "Bill Viola: Liber Insularum." 8 p.m. Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Free. Details: (305) 893-6211 or www.mocanomi.org.
BELL PLAYS BEETHOVEN
Violinist Joshua Bell along with the Cleveland Orchestra performs Beethoven's Violin Concerto. 8 p.m. Jan. 25-26. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Knight Concert Hall, Miami. $37-$167. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
A CAPPELLA BLUES
"Sweet Honey in the Rock" all female, Grammy Award-winning, a cappella singing group performs a blend of blues, spirituals, traditional gospel hymns, rap, reggae, African chants, hip hop, ancient lullabies and jazz. 8 p.m. South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211th St., Cutler Bay. $10-$35. Details: (786) 573-3000 or www.smdcac.org.
Florida Grand Opera presents Mozart's "The Magic Flute," telling a whimsical story of good versus evil with colorful costumes and an international cast singing and in a spoken dialogue to popular opera music. 7 p.m. Through Feb. 16. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Ziff Ballet Opera House, Miami. $25-$254. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
Sunday Afternoons of Music presents Alon Goldstein on piano, Soovin Kim on violin and Amit Peled on cello performing works by Ysaye, Debussy and Brahms. After intermission they perform the Piano Trio by Dvorak. 7:30 p.m. Maurice Gusman Concert Hall at the University of Miami, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $10 students. $25 seniors. $35 others. Details: (305) 271-7150 or www.sundaymusicals.org.
"Jazz in the Gables" feature free lunchtime jazz concerts on the Plaza of the Coral Gables Museum, this week the FIU Jazz Ensemble performs. Box lunches by Catering by Lovables available for sale on-site. Through March 27. 12:15 p.m. Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave., Plaza, Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 460-5313 or www.coralgables.com.