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Tales from the South to be told Feb. 12

In partnership with the Arkansas Shakespeare Theater, acclaimed writers Greg Brownderville, Hope Coulter, and Jay Jennings will bring Shakespeare to the South on Tales from the South, with stories centered around finding themselves, others, and even the South in the Bard on Tuesday evening, Feb. 12.

The live taping of the radio series will be at Starving Artist Café in the Argenta Arts District, Downtown North Little Rock. Live music by Shelley King, winner of two Austin Music Awards and named the Texas State Musician in 2008. Doors open at 5 p.m., dinner and drinks are served 5-6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m.

Poet Greg Alan Brownderville is the author of a volume of poems entitled Gust. Jay Jennings is a freelance writer whose journalism, book reviews and humor have appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, the Oxford American, and Travel & Leisure. He is a regular contributor to the New York Times Book Review and the San Francisco Chronicle. He is the author of the critically acclaimed Carry the Rock and the editor of Escape Velocity.

Tickets are $7.50 for the show, plus the cost of dinner and drinks. Seating is very limited.

Tickets can be purchased online at www.talesfromthesouth.com.

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