Catch Miles Copeland’s Bellydance Superstars in a captivating and vibrant new show titled The Art of Bellydance at Balboa Theatre on February 8. The troupe brings this ancient art of Middle Eastern culture into the modern world with a spectacular performance highlighting a wide variety of bellydance styles, including fusions painting bellydance, with new choreography and elaborate costumes. As the world’s only full-time, professional bellydance troupe comprised of America’s best-known bellydancers, the performers have wowed over 100 million fans around the world with their fascinating live performances. (858/570–1100, www.sandiegotheatres.org) RINA VAN ORDEN
The San Diego Museum of Art’s 41st annual Art Alive, an event in which floral designers transform famous works of art from the permanent collection into exquisite floral displays, returns to provide support for education, outreach programs, and special exhibitions. For more event info, click here.