Eduardo Machado's play "A Burning Beach," which focuses on Cuba on the verge of revolution in 1895, is on stage at Los Angeles Theatre Center. LATC Artistic Producing Director Bill Bushnell directs with assistance from LATC Latino Theatre Lab Director Jose Luis Valenzuela. At 514 S. Spring St. in Los Angeles. Tickets: $22 and $25. Through March 19. (213) 627-6500.
Yreina Cervantez and Alfredo Calderon are among artists represented in "Hearts and Flowers," a mixed-media exhibit at Folk Tree Gallery. An artists' reception will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 10. About 35 artists, one-third of whom are Latino, will interpret the love-and-romance theme in paintings, sculpture, constructions and fanciful greeting cards. At 217 S. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena. Feb. 10 through March 5. (818) 795-8733.
"Contemporary Mexican Artists," an exhibition of more than 90 paintings, sculpture and other two-dimensional works, is at USC's Fisher Gallery. Laura Cohen, Nahum Zenil, Miguel Cervantes, Roberto Turnbull and 14 other artists--most of whom are under 40 and all of whom still live and work in Mexico--are included in the exhibition, which is sponsored by The Friends of Mexico. At 823 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles. Through Feb. 18. (213) 743-2799.
"Latino Photography" offers an exhibition of contemporary works by up to 10 photographers, mostly from the local area. It will be presented Feb. 14 through March 25 at the Los Angeles Photography Center, 412 S. Park View St., Los Angeles. A reception from noon to 5 p.m. on March 11 will feature live music by the Bobby Matos Heritage Ensemble and Alienz. A March 21 photographers' panel discussion is planned. (213) 383-7342.