Upcoming Events

Find Events

Cost ($)

Tags

Venues

Occurrence

Event Year

Event Category

Upcoming Events

Events List Navigation

July 2019

Saturday, July 20 @ 2:00 pm
Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre
280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

Read to Learn Books for Free Book Drive – Puss in Boots

Actor’s Playhouse will be running a book drive for Read to Learn Books for Free during their special performances of Puss in Boots (a musical retelling of the classic tale by Charles Perrault)! Saturdays, July 6 – 27, 2019 @ 2 p.m. Everyone’s favorite swashbuckling “Feline in Footwear” shines in this musical retelling of the classic tale by Charles Perrault. Discover how Puss gets his Bodacious Boots and Flashy Fedora, and then join him as he helps the Miller’s youngest son go from rags to riches.…

Friday, July 26 @ 8:00 pm
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132 United States

An Evening with Colson Whitehead

Co-presented by Books & Books and Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County Tickets available now! Colson Whitehead, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning Oprah’s Book Club selection The Underground Railroad, will be in Miami for an exclusive appearance to celebrate the highly-anticipated follow-up, THE NICKEL BOYS: A Novel (Penguin Random House)—a devastating, driven narrative that showcases a great American novelist writing at the height of his powers.…

Saturday, July 27 @ 11:00 am
Miami Dade College’s Koubek Center
2705 SW 3rd Street, Miami, FL 33135 United States

Teen Poetry Workshop with Darius Daughtry

Story and Power: Using Your Personal Narrative to Craft Powerful Poems One-day Teen Poetry Workshop: Saturday, July 27 | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. We all have a story to tell. Our lives our full of experiences that shape us and contribute in crafting our outlook on the world. As writers, being able to excavate stories from our own experiences and utilize them to create art that explores the past, confronts the present, and imagines the future. This poetry workshop will involve participants in multiple exercises and collaborative writing sessions in an attempt to unlock and amplify each writer’s personal voice.…

August 2019

Thursday, August 8 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books at the Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, United States

FIRST DRAFT: A Literary Social (August 2019)

A guided writing prompt with a twist. Because writing is thirsty work. Have a drink. Write a story. Have another drink. Write a better story. Instructor: Dana De Greff Theme: Infinity Miami Book Fair presents First Draft, a series of informal writing events that turn happy hours into great stories. You’re inspired. But you’re also thirsty. Swing by a First Draft event for a drink (the first one’s on the house) and a guided writing prompt.…

Thursday, August 29 @ 7:00 pm
Imago Art in Action
165 Majorca Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

¡Tómate una copa y escribe mejor!, con Ainara Mantellini

Una tertulia literaria guiada. Embriaga a tu editor interno y exprésate con libertad. Así es como funciona: te damos un tema, escribes durante diez minutos. Si quieres, compartes el texto con el resto de los participantes. Hacemos una pausa para socializar y para que tomes una copa (¡la primera la invita la casa!). Repetimos la dinámica. Tema: De la servilleta a la página Ainara Mantellini es licenciada en Letras, egresada de la Universidad Católica Andrés Bello en Caracas. Cursó estudios de posgrado en Literatura Latinoamericana en la Universidad Simón Bolívar en la misma ciudad.…

September 2019

Saturday, September 7 @ 10:00 am
Miami Dade College’s Koubek Center
2705 SW 3rd Street, Miami, FL 33135 United States

De la imaginación a la palabra: taller de motivación a la escritura con Gabriel Goldberg y Hernán Vera Álvarez

SOLD OUT! Lamentablemente, ya no hay cupo para el taller. Para apuntarse a la lista de espera, por favor escriba a iflores2@mdc.edu. Le informaremos si surge una oportunidad. Gracias por su interés. Taller de 6 semanas, los sábados de 10:00 a.m. a 12:00 m. Del 7 de septiembre al 12 de octubre Un taller de creación literaria que responde a los principios del método levreriano de escritura, con la perspectiva innovadora de su creador, el escritor uruguayo Mario Levrero,…

Tuesday, September 10 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books at the Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, United States

¡Tómate una copa y escribe mejor!, con Lourdes Vázquez

Una tertulia literaria guiada. Embriaga a tu editor interno y exprésate con libertad. Así es como funciona: te damos un tema, escribes durante diez minutos. Si quieres, compartes el texto con el resto de los participantes. Hacemos una pausa para socializar y para que tomes una copa (¡la primera la invita la casa!). Repetimos la dinámica. Tema: Ese yo, ¿de qué fibra está hecho? Lourdes Vázquez (Puerto Rico) Poeta y narradora. Reside en Estados Unidos.…

Thursday, September 12 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books at the Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, United States

FIRST DRAFT: A Literary Social (September 2019)

Have a drink. Write a story. Have another drink. Write a better story. Instructor: TBA Theme: TBA Miami Book Fair presents First Draft, a series of informal writing events that turn happy hours into great stories. You’re inspired. But you’re also thirsty. Swing by a First Draft event for a drink (the first one’s on the house) and a guided writing prompt. Share your writing. You never know what you might knock out as you knock one back!…

Thursday, September 19 @ 7:00 pm
Imago Art in Action
165 Majorca Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

Panel “Bord(e)ando el borde: migración, arte y frontera”, con Pablo Brescia y Alejandro Meter

La frontera entre Estados Unidos y México siempre ha sido un espacio polémico y fascinante. Después de las elecciones de 2016, México y su frontera con los Estados Unidos han estado en las noticias de manera casi constante, y se ha discutido este tema desde múltiples ángulos: políticas de inmigración, seguridad nacional, separaciones familiares, etc. Sin embargo, lo que falta en el debate es el ángulo cultural. Desde 2016, tanto el profesor Alejandro Meter (Universidad de San Diego) como el profesor Pablo Brescia (Universidad del Sur de la Florida) han contemplado diferentes formas de contribuir al diálogo sobre los temas fronterizos.…

October 2019

Tuesday, October 1 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books @ the Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, United States

FIRST DRAFT: A Literary Social (October 2019)

A guided writing prompt with a twist. Because writing is thirsty work. Have a drink. Write a story. Have another drink. Write a better story. Instructor: Lynne Barrett Theme: Making Good Time Miami Book Fair presents First Draft, a series of informal writing events that turn happy hours into great stories. You’re inspired. But you’re also thirsty. Swing by a First Draft event for a drink (the first one’s on the house) and a guided writing prompt.…

Events List Navigation

+ Export Events