This weekend I will be attending Edgar A. Poe's Birthday Bash at the Richmond Poe Museum. With live music, performances, readings, walking tours, and a midnight toast, the Bash has a little bit for everyone.
Of course, if you can't get to Richmond, perhaps there are some other activities in your city.
The Baltimore Poe Museum is offering free admission. If you're in Boston, you can visit the statue "Poe Returning to Boston" at Edgar Allan Poe
Square (the corner of Boylston Street and Charles Street South in
OR, if you're in the New York why not see Nevermore – The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe which "is
a unique and wildly theatrical musical play combining haunting music,
poetic storytelling, and stunning stagecraft to tell the fascinating and
moving life story of iconic American writer Edgar Allan Poe
City area (and I wish I were for this
A literary rock star in his day, Poe struggled with tragedy and
addiction, poverty and loss, yet produced some of the world’s most
original, visionary and enduring literature before dying in unexplained
circumstances at the age of 40. At once gorgeous and grotesque, Nevermore
blurs the line between fact and fiction, exploring the events that
shaped Poe’s character and career and giving powerful expression to
Poe’s words “all that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.”
Previews Begin Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Opening Night Set for Sunday, January 25, 2015
It looks interesting but alas I'm not sure when I'll be able to make it to the city.