Weekend Recommender: April 25-28
April 25, 2013 | Homepage
Miami Beach Polo
2013 Miami Beach Polo World Cup
Thursday-Sunday, April 25-28
The world's finest polo players descend upon our shores for the 2013 Miami Beach Polo World Cup. The ongoing competition will take place between 21st and 22nd streets, directly behind The Setai Hotel & Resort. Stick around after the match to partake in myriad event-themed soirées, dinners, and VIP receptions.
"Roaring Gatsby" Garden Party
Friday, April 26, 7-11 p.m.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden transforms into a 1920s-themed fundraising fête for Fairchild Palms, a nonprofit young professionals group dedicated to environmental conservation and children's outreach. The event will feature music by Rocky Sofi, hors d’oeuvres by GB Catering, indulgent sweets, and cocktails by Tito’s Handmade Vodka. Tickets are currently $65 online and will be $85 at the door. Admission is free for Royal Palm members with RSVP. 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables
Friday and Saturday, April 26-27, 8 p.m.
The Florida Grand Opera presents La Traviata at the Adrienne Arsht Center. This tragic opera based on “La dame aux Camélias,” a play adapted from the novel by Alexandre Dumas, follows a lovelorn woman outcasted by society. 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, 305-949-6722
Sunday, April 28, 7 p.m.
O’Miami's month-long series of poetry-centered events comes to a close this Saturday as the organization welcomes 2013's presidential inaugural poet Richard Blanco, Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore, and Parks and Recreation writer Megan Amram to the New World Symphony Hall. These special guests will read works alongside the winners of the "That's So Miami" poetry contest. Meanwhile, the Borsht Film Fest will screen complementing poetic films. 500 17th St., Miami Beach
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