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People

Parker auctioning off shoes

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Sarah Jessica Parker is auctioning three pairs of shoes from her Carrie Bradshaw days to raise money for a New York high school.

Her “Sex and the City” shoes from Prada, Jonathan Kelsey and Dolce Vita will be sold alongside Elvis Presley’s brown leather boots, Shaquille O’Neal basketball shoes – size 22 – and pink platforms that Britney Spears wore on tour.

The auction benefits LaGuardia High School of Music, Art and the Performing Arts, according to a statement Wednesday from Gotta Have Rock and Roll, a memorabilia company.

The sale starts April 24.

Prize awarded

A Brooklyn-based poet has won a prize named for one of the New York City borough’s most famous former residents, Walt Whitman.

The Academy of American Poets announced Wednesday that Chris Hosea has won the Walt Whitman Award for a debut collection. Hosea will receive $5,000, and his book “Put Your Hands In” will be published by Louisiana State University Press.

The winner was chosen by one of the greatest contemporary poets, John Ashbery.

Fleetwood splits

Court records show Mick Fleetwood has filed for legal separation from his wife of more than 17 years in Los Angeles.

Fleetwood, 65, and Lynn Frankel Fleetwood have been married since July 1995 and have twin 11-year-old daughters together. He is seeking joint legal custody but wants his estranged wife to have physical custody of their children.

The Fleetwood Mac drummer filed for separation on March 22, but the documents were not publicly available until Tuesday.

Happy birthday

Among celebrity birthdays today: Actor Joel Grey is 81. Actor Peter Riegart is 66. Actor Meshach Taylor is 66. Actor Bill Irwin is 63. Singer Steve Azar is 49. Singer Lisa Stansfield is 47. Singer Joss Stone is 26.

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