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Miami Dade College’s Koubek Center Announces April Activities

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MDC's Koubek Center

Miami, March 27, 2013 - Miami Dade College ’s (MDC) Koubek Center is spicing things up this April with a series of events from workshops to presentations. 

Below is the list of events for April 2013

Book Corner

Have a Cup of Coffee with

…writer, poet, and literary critic, Victor Puertodan

Friday, April 5, 7 p.m.


Have a Cup of Coffee with

…photographer Luis Fernando Salazar

Friday, April 26, 7 p.m.




How to Write for the Internet with Alberto Muller

Saturdays, April 6, 13, 20, 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Cost: $160

The ABCs of Good Writing with Adele Junco

Saturdays, April 27, May 4 & 11, 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Cost: $160

Open Enrollment


Dive into La Traviata

Get a better feel for the world-renowned La Traviata presented by the Florida Grand Opera.  International critic Raul Diaz presents an introductory workshop on one of the most important operas by Guiseppe Verdi, on the anniversary of his 200th birthday.

Friday, April 19, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. / BookCorner

Cost: $20

Limited Seating


April 23, International Day of the Book

Miami joins El Circulo de Bellas Artes de Madrid, Espana, on the ongoing reading of Quixote, alongside 28 international cities like San Juan, Beijing, Beirut, Sydney, and Dublin, among others.

Tuesday, April 23, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

For reservations, please email



Thanks to My Country…Poetry and Iberian-American Music

Acoustic Concert

Friday, April 26 & Saturday, April 27, 8 p.m.

Cost: $10


Kids at Koubek

Bring your kids to a fun-filled day of activities including storytelling, acting workshops, snacks, and more!

Saturday, April 27, 3 – 7 p.m.



The photographic exhibition of Luis Fernando Salazar’s depictions of underwater photography, Dichotomy, captures scenes that blend classic and contemporary art.  

Through April 30



School of Traditions

Are you interested in learning about the diverse, folkloric expressions of Iberian-America?  Visit our School of Traditions to learn about regional dance and music from Mexico, Chile, Colombia, and Spain, etc.


For information, email

Valet parking is available for $5.

For more information on MDC’s Koubek Center, please visit, or call 305-237-7750. 

Media-only contacts:
Juan Mendieta, 305-237-7611,, MDC communications director
Sue Arrowsmith, 305-237-3710,, media specialist
Roxana Romero, 305-237-3366,, media specialist
Kai Hill, 305-237-3359,, media specialist
Alejandro Rios, 305-237-7482,

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