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Written by Miami Today on April 25, 2013
Shakespeare’s Birthday Celebration presents a family-friendly afternoon with the "Bard of Avon" performed by Shakespeare Miami. Enjoy sonnets, a "fairy garden," costumes, dancing, sword fighting, arts & crafts and more. Noon-3 p.m. 4-6 p.m. "The Tempest" performance. The Barnacle Historic State Park, 3485 Main Highway, Coconut Grove. Free for children under 6. $2 others. Details: www.floridastateparks.org/thebarnacle.
POETRY IS DEAD
O, Miami poetry festival hosts a "Poetry is Dead Parade," featuring a funeral procession in reverse and marching through Lummus Park with local students and arts group performances inspired by dead poets. Come dresses as your favorite dead poet. Noon. Lummus Park, across from The Betsy-South Beach, 1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. Free. Details: www.omiami.org.
O, Miami presents 2013 Inaugural poet Richard Blanco; Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore; and NBC’s Megan Amram reading poetry in the New World Symphony Hall. Plus surprise guest poets and poetry films by the Borscht Film Fest. 7 p.m. New World Center Symphony Hall, 500 17th St., Miami Beach. $20-$30. Details: www.omiami.org.
OLD TIME DANCE
"Old Time Dance" features popular dances from the late 1800s. 6:30-10 p.m. The Barnacle Historic State Park, 3485 Main Highway, Coconut Grove. Free for children under 10. $10 others. Details: (305) 442-6866 or www.floridastateparks.org/thebarnacle.