Press Release - Detail
For immediate release Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018
CONTACT:  Roy L. Williams            
Director of Public Relations        
Birmingham Public Library             
Phone: (205) 226-3746 cell (205) 568-0067            

Bards & Brews Open Mic Poetry Event to be held at The Grill at Iron City on Sept. 7

What: Bards & Brews Open Mic poetry event 
When: Friday, Sept. 7, 6:30-9 p.m.
Where: The Grill at Iron City, 2208 6th Ave. South, Birmingham, Ala.
Details: Free to the public but you must be 21 or older to buy alcohol. Food and beer will be available for purchase from Iron City.  Read more at this link

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Bards & Brews, the Birmingham Public Library's popular spoken-word poetry program, is going on road for the second straight month, this time to The Grill at Iron City at 2208 6th Ave. South.  In August, Bards & Brews was held at Hop City Beer & Wine in Birmingham’s Lakeview entertainment district.

Entertainment will kick off at 6:30 p.m. followed by Open mic poetry performances from 7 to 9 p.m. with Brian "Voice Porter" Hawkins serving as host and emcee. Food and beer will be available for purchase inside Iron City.

Join us for an unforgettable night featuring many of metro Birmingham's best spoken word poets sharing their talent. And mark your calendar for Friday, Oct. 5, as Bards & Brews hosts a poetry slam competition with top poets vying for cash prizes. For more information visit Bards & Brews on Facebook and the BPL events calendar.

For additional information about the programs and services of the Birmingham Public Library, visit our website at and be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter @BPL. The mission of Birmingham Public Library is to provide the highest quality library experience to our community for life-long learning, cultural enrichment, and enjoyment. This system—with 19 locations and serving the community for over 130 years—is one of the largest library systems in
the Southeast.
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