The Birmingham Public Library will host its next poetry slam Aug. 5 at the Central Library. Bards & Brews showcases both veteran slammers and first-timers.
Live music starts at 6:30 p.m. Call time is 7 p.m.
Held on the first Friday of each month, slams are emceed by events director Brian “Voice Porter” Hawkins. Each contestant contributes $5 to the pot, and winner takes all. Southern Fried Slam rules will be observed.
Craft beer will be available for sampling. Participants must be 18 or older to be admitted and 21 or older to be served.
For more information, visit the Bards & Brews page on Facebook.