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Roy L. Williams            
Director of Public Relations        
Birmingham Public Library             
Phone: (205) 226-3746 cell (205) 568-0067            

Wallace, Jordan Ratliff & Brandt sponsoring Bards & Brews at Avondale Library this Friday, April 7

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —The Birmingham law firm of Wallace, Jordan, Ratliff & Brandt is sponsoring Bards & Brews in honor of William Shakespeare-"The Original Bard"- this Friday, April 7, 2017 at the Avondale Regional Branch Library, 509 40th St. South.
Entertainment will be provided at 6:30 p.m. by Etc. Bham with poetry beginning at 7 p.m. Craft beer will be provided by Avondale Brewing Co. The J. Clyde will be pouring the beer. Kim West of Wallace Jordan Ratliff & Brandt said her firm "takes a lively interest in the cultural life of Birmingham, and is proud to promote poetry and spoken word performances at the Birmingham Public Library during April, Shakespeare's birthday month."

Birmingham Public Library Development Director Olivia Alison said she appreciates the law firm stepping up to sponsor this Friday's Bards & Brews. "Wallace Jordan Ratliff & Brandt also sponsored our April 2016 Bards & Brews tribute marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death. We are delighted to partner with the firm again this year."

Any other organization or individual interested in becoming a sponsor of Bards & Brews or other BPL programs can contact Olivia Alison at 205-226-3613 or You may also make donations at or send donations to Birmingham Public Library, Development Department, 2100 Park Place, Birmingham, AL 35203. Like the Bards & Brews events held at the Central Library the first Fridays in February and March, the April 7 one at Avondale Library will accept donations at the door.
For more information about Bards & Brews, call Brandon C. Smith of the Eastwood Branch Library at 205-591-4944 or email him at Follow Bards & Brews on Facebook and look for more news on fundraising efforts on the BPL website at 
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