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Popular Bards & Brews Takes Place This Friday at the Central Library


Popular Bards & Brews Takes Place This Friday at the Central Library


WHO:              Birmingham Public Library

WHAT:             Bards & Brews Program for May 2015

WHEN:            Friday, May 1, 2015

WHERE:          Central Library Downtown, 2100 Park Place

TIME:              Music by Dan Turner starts at 6:30 p.m. and Poetry Performances begin at 7:00


ABOUT OUR PROGRAM:  Birmingham Public Library’s (BPL) popular Bards & Brews poetry performance/beer tasting series takes place this Friday at the Central Library of the Birmingham Public Library System. Usually held the first Friday of each month, the 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, 509 40th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35222. For more information, call 205-226-3670, email hm@bham.lib.al.us  or visit the Bards & Brews Facebook page or bplonline.org/bardsbrews.

For additional information about the programs and services of the Birmingham Public Library, visit our website at www.bplonline.org and be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter. The mission of Birmingham Public Library is to provide the highest quality library service to our citizens for life-long learning, cultural enrichment, and enjoyment. This system—with nineteen locations and serving the community for 128 years—is one of the largest library systems in the southeast.



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