Thursday, April 30, 2015

Bards & Brews Open Mic Poetry Event Takes Place May 1 at Central Library

A performer at the April Bards & Brews at Central Library

Birmingham Public Library’s popular Bards & Brews poetry performance/beer tasting series takes place Friday, May 1, 6:30 p.m., at the Central Library. Usually held the first Friday of each month, the open mic May event features beer provided by Straight to Ale of Huntsville—The J. Clyde will handle the pouring. The event is made possible by grants from the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. Admission is free and open to the public; however, attendees must be at least 18 to enter and 21 to participate—ID is required.

The festivities start at 6:30 p.m. with live music, beer tasting, and light refreshments. The poetry begins to flow at 7:00 p.m. with Brian “Voice Porter” Hawkins serving as our host.

The June Bards & Brews will be an Open Mic on June 5 at the Avondale Regional Library. For more information call 205-226-3670, email, or visit the Bards & Brews Facebook page.

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