State Poetry Out Loud finals to be broadcast on 360 North
The Alaska State Poetry Out Loud finals will premiere on 360 North at 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 4. Check local listings for additional broadcast times.
This year’s state winner, Lakiedra Chavis from Lathrop High School in Fairbanks, is in Washington D.C. this week for the national finals. Both the semifinals — 53 competitors — and the national finals — the top 9 — will be webcast live as they happen, Thursday and Friday, April 28 and 29. This is a one-time-only webcast, and will not be available for viewing after the event. For more information, visit www.ustream.tv/channel/poetry-out-loud-finals
Poetry Out Loud is a national poetry recitation program that is sponsored by The National Endowment for the Arts, The Poetry Foundation and The Alaska State Council on the Arts.