The Cummer Museum becomes a showroom. The beauty, style and ingenuity of American automobiles are on display in two and three dimensions in “Future Retro: The Great Age of the American Automobile.” In addition to drawings illustrating automotive design in post-WWII decades, the museum showcases six classic automobiles selected by Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance founder Bill Warner, including the Chrysler Turbine (pictured) and the Firebird III. “Future Retro” is on display May 14-Sept. 8 at the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, 829 Riverside Ave., Riverside. Regular admission: $10; free 4-9 p.m. every Tuesday; free every first Saturday, 356-6857, cummer.org.
Lari Gibbons’ work reflects on humans’ reverence, alteration and destruction of the natural world in an exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville. The University of North Texas associate professor’s art is held in many collections, including the Beijing Natural Culture Center and the New York Public Library. “Traces No. 7” (letterpress monoprint, pictured) is among the works on display. Reception and lecture, 6-8 p.m. May 23; exhibit continues through Aug. 8, MOCA’s UNF Gallery of Art, 333 N. Laura St., Downtown, regular admission on most days, 366-6911, mocajacksonville.org.
A photo uploaded to 50 Cent’s Instagram last week shook up the interwebs as Kendrick Lamar appeared in photos with Eminem, 50 Cent and others. Speculation of a collaborative effort with Lamar on Marshall Mathers’ upcoming album couldn’t be stopped. Until then, Northeast Florida fans can witness Lamar with the Black Hippy crew — ScHoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, Jay Rock and Kid Ink. 6:30 p.m. June 19, St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A S., $35-$59.50, 209-0367, staugamphitheatre.com.
Successful on the screen and Broadway, the revenge comedy is working a Jacksonville stage now. With music and lyrics by Dolly Parton, the musical centers on three women who take on their lecherous boss. Shirley Sacks directs this production. 7:30 p.m. June 13 and 20, 8 p.m. June 14-15 and 21-22 and 2 p.m. June 16, Theatre Jacksonville, 2032 San Marco Blvd., San Marco, $25, 396-4425, theatrejax.com.
The metaphorical elbow of Downtown’s entertainment district hosts its fourth block party, this time featuring assorted bands, including Parker Urban Band, Edenfield and Tropic of Cancer. Participating venues are Burrito Gallery, Burro Bar, Casa Dora, Chomp Chomp, Dive Bar, Icon Boutique, Indochine, LIT, Mark’s, Northstar Substation, Olio, TSI and Underbelly. 6 p.m.-2 a.m. June 20, Ocean and Bay streets, Downtown, free, theelbowjax.com.