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Roy L. Williams            
Director of Public Relations        
Birmingham Public Library             
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Bards and Brews tribute to Shakespeare is Friday, April 6 at the Central Library  
WHAT:           Bards & Brews Open Mic Tribute to William Shakespeare 
WHEN:           Friday, April 6, 2018, 6:30 -9 p.m. 
WHERE:         Central Library Central East Grand Reading Room, 2100 Park Place, Birmingham, AL 35203
DETAILS:      Entertainment by Taco Truck Tuesday Improv troupe at 6:30 p.m., poetry begins at 7 p.m. Free beer samples from Goat Island Brewing will be available to those 21 and above. Hop City Craft Beer & Wine will handle the pouring. You must be 18 to enter. Free to the public. For more information, visit www.bplonline.org/bardsbrews. To make donations to BPL for Bards & Brews or our many other programs, click here: https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/supportbhampubliclibrary

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.-Bards & Brews, the Birmingham Public Library’s popular spoken word poetry/craft beer event, is doing its annual tribute to William Shakespeare in April in honor of the original bard’s birthday. The free open mic poetry performances will take place this Friday, April 6, 2018, at the Central Library’s Central East Grand Reading Room, 2100 Park Place in downtown Birmingham. 

Entertainment will be provided by Taco Truck Tuesday Improv troupe at 6:30 p.m. and poetry will begin to flow at 7 p.m.  Longtime Bards & Brews poet Lee Green is a member of the Taco Truck Tuesday Improv troupe. As usual, Brian “Voice Porter” Hawkins will emcee the event. Read more about Voice Porter  in this  Birmingham Times feature at this link:  https://www.birminghamtimes.com/2018/01/the-creativity-of-brian-voice-porter-hawkins-artist-poet-musician-gardener

For more information on Bards & Brews, visit www.bplonline.org/bardsbrews. To make donations to BPL for Bards & Brews or our many other programs, click on this link: https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/supportbhampubliclibrary

Bards & Brews Tribute to William Shakespeare is sponsored by Wallace, Jordan, Ratliff & Brandt, LLC.

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