‘Liar’ at FIU
Florida International University theater students take on a 400-year-old classic, Pierre Corneille’s The Liar, beginning at 8 p.m. Friday at the school’s Wertheim Performing Arts Center, 10910 SW 17th St., Southwest Miami-Dade. Michael Yawney is staging playwright David Ives’ adaptation of the roller-coaster romantic comedy.
Performances are 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. March 3, 8 p.m. March 6-9 and 2 p.m. March 10. There will be a 45-minute post-show discussion March 3 and a 30-minute behind-the-scenes look at the making of the production March 6. Tickets are $10-$15; 305-348-0496, livethearts.com.
• Palm Beach Dramaworks’ critically acclaimed production of Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun has been extended, with performances added at 8 p.m. March 7-9 and 2 p.m. March 9 at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre, 201 Clematis St., West Palm Beach.. Tickets are $55; 561-514-4042, palmbeachdramaworks.org.
• James Brayton Hall, executive director of the Providence Preservation Society in Rhode Island, will become deputy director of the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach in April, succeeding Charles Stainback, who has been named director of the Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pa.
Adriana Cisneros, director of strategy for the Cisneros Group of Companies, inaugurated an exhibition of works from her family’s art collection last month at the Museo Reina Sofia in Madrid. Called La Invencion Concreta, it showcases 200 works from the geometric abstraction movement that took place in Latin America from the 1930s to the 1970s in a digital platform. Works may be viewed at lainvencionconcreta.org or by downloading the exhibition app at iTunes.
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