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Miami‑Dade Public Library System presents Spoken Word Poetry Workshop

– Oscar Fuentes provides in‑depth performance techniques on writing poetry –

Oscar Fuentes, The Biscayne Poet

Oscar Fuentes, The Biscayne Poet

(Miami, FL – June 15, 2015) The Miami‑Dade Public Library System presents Spoken Word Poetry Workshop on Tuesday, July 21, Wednesday, July 22 and Thursday, July 23 at the Main Library auditorium in Downtown, Miami located at 101 West Flagler Street. There will be a poetry showcase on Friday, July 24 from 2 ‑ 5 p.m.

The workshop is an in‑depth workshop focusing on writing and performance techniques for the aspiring spoken word poet. With feedback from the Biscayne Poet, your original written work will be shaped into a performance piece for all to experience, live on stage.

Oscar Fuentes is a performance artist from Miami, and the front man for The Oscar Fuentes Combo, a musical project where he blends his original beat‑poetry with a three to five member jazz fusion band. He is the author of two books of poetry and prose: Beautiful Women Will Never Know (2013) and 4 Nights with Betsy (2014).

Event is free to the public. For more information please call 305‑375‑2665.

About the Miami‑Dade Public Library System
The Miami‑Dade Public Library System, a recipient of the National Medal for Museum and Library Service and several National Association of Counties Achievement Awards, serves as a community center and learning place where the Miami Dade community meets to exchange ideas, learn, share and create. MDPLS strives to ensure that all residents, regardless of socioeconomic status, will be enriched through access to materials, technology, programs, and art and culture so they may develop the skills they need to create and produce innovations for the 21st century. Through its 50 locations, bookmobiles, Technobus, special services, website ( and MDPLS iLibrary app, the Library proudly serves more than seven million annual visitors. Serving the community for more than 40 years, MDPLS continues to experience tremendous change and growth, evolving with the technological needs and requirements of its diverse community.


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