"Bugatti," opening at the Cleveland Museum of Art next Sunday, celebrates the Italian family of designers best known for exotic cars, though patriarch Carlo Bugatti (1856-1940) began his career designing asymmetrical furniture. The exhibit includes five automobiles, 20 sculptures, some drawings and models and dozens of pieces of furniture. Next Sunday from noon to 4 p.m., vintage cars from the 1920s and '30s will be on view free of charge on Wade Oval across from the museum. Through Sept. 19 at the Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd. Hours: Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday evenings until 9. Admission: adults, $5 weekdays and $7 weekends; children 6-11, $3. Call 216-421-7350 or 1-888-262-0033, or visit


The London Symphony Orchestra plays six concerts during the Florida International Festival, which runs July 23 through Aug. 8. Violinist Kyoko Takezawa joins the orchestra for a 4 p.m. concert on Aug. 1. The other LSO classical music performances are on July 31 and Aug. 2, 5 and 6 at 8 p.m., at the Peabody Auditorium, 600 Auditorium Blvd. The orchestra will also play a pops concert, conducted by Erich Kunzel, on Aug. 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ocean Center, 101 N. Atlantic Ave. Dozens of other artists performing at the festival's 25 venues include the Martha Graham Dance Ensemble, Cajun band Beausoleil, the Alison Brown Quartet and Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown. Tickets to festival events range from $6 to $55. Call 904-257-7790, or visit


"The Mexperimental Cinema" at the Guggenheim Museum this month is the first comprehensive survey of experimental filmmaking in Mexico, with 46 films and videos dating from 1934 to the present. Movies by such famed directors as Luis Bunuel, Sergei Eisenstein and Fred Zinnemann will be screened, along with films by Miguel Calderon, Chick Strand and many others. Through July 28 at the Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Ave. Screenings are Wednesdays at 6 p.m., Fridays at 7 p.m. and Saturdays at 3 and 7 p.m. Free with museum admission: $12 adults, $7 students and seniors. For a schedule of films and other information, call 212-360-4321 or visit the Internet site

--L. Peat O'Neil

CAPTION: A Type 52 Baby Bugatti, coming soon to Cleveland.