Thursday, February 28, 2013

Chris Davis to Host March's Bards & Brews at Five Points West Library

On Friday, March 1, Bards & Brews travels to the Five Points West Regional Library for this open mic event. The Birmingham Public Library’s (BPL) popular poetry performance/beer tasting series begins at 6:30 p.m. with live music, and poetry performances start at 7:00.

Performer/comedian/all around artist Chris Davis will host the event in place of usual emcee Brian “Voice Porter” Hawkins. Chris is probably best known as a performer in and host of Fresh Ground Comics, a monthly showcase of stand-up comics at The Red Cat coffee shop in Pepper Place. The program is free of charge and open to the public.

Craft beer will be available for sampling courtesy of Highland Brewing Company, and light refreshments will be served. Attendees must be 18 years or older to be admitted, and 21 years or older to be served. IDs will be checked.

Bards & Brews is usually held on the first Friday of the month at various locations around town. The April 5 session will be held at the beautiful Birmingham Botanical Gardens and will be a SLAM. Check out the Bards & Brews page on Facebook for more information. This program is made possible by grants from the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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