Elemental Force

“Teresita Fernández: Elemental,” a retrospective by the Cuban-American artist and Miami native, will be exhibited at Pérez Art Museum Miami from October 18 to February 9, 2020. Works range from a voyeuristic, mirrored floor sculpture dating to the Nineties to new, politically-charged landscapes. Known for multimedia materials, she also uses silk, charcoal and onyx.

1103 Biscayne Boulevard; 305.375.3000; pamm.org

Dinner in the Show

The 1989 cult film “The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover” has been reimagined as an immersive dinner theater production that opens at Faena Hotel on October 18. An internationally renowned creative team including chef Michelle Bernstein is recreating the movie’s Le Hollandais restaurant set and sizzling plot through April.

3201 Collins Avenue; 786.655.5741; faenatheater.com

Ciao Italia

Skip the long flight to Italy with Bal Harbour Shops’ “Italy in Miami” experiential activation from October 17-20. Attendees will be transported through fashion, gastronomy, music and art complete with a piazza installation and curated vignettes and trunk shows by the center’s Italian brands such as Bulgari and Valentino (pictured).

9700 Collins Avenue; balharbourshops.com

By the Dozen

Speaking of the boot-shaped mother country, Fort Lauderdale’s Las Olas stretch has turned into Little Italy. Tuscan Prime joins the pack to make it an even dozen dining destinations that serve the comfort cuisine. The chophouse and pasta spot is also popular for weekend brunches and live music Wednesday through Saturday.

401 East Las Olas Boulevard; 954.767. 0222; tuscanprime.com

We’ll see you next week with even more of South Florida’s places to go!