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Poetry Out Loud National Finals Broadcast May 2 and 27, 2021 at Arts.gov

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Poetry Out Loud National Finals Broadcast May 2 and 27, 2021 at Arts.gov
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Students Nationwide to Compete for $20,000 Grand Prize
Liz Auclair
Tue, 04/06/2021 - 14:54
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Thu, 04/08/2021 - 12:00
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Established by Congress in 1965, the National Endowment for the Arts is the independent federal agency whose funding and support gives Americans the opportunity to participate in the arts, exercise their imaginations, and develop their creative capacities. Through partnerships with state arts agencies, local leaders, other federal...
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Poetry Out Loud National Semifinals

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Poetry Out Loud National Semifinals
Liz Auclair
Tue, 04/06/2021 - 15:05
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On Sunday, May 2, 2021 beginning at 12pm ET, the Poetry Out Loud national semifinals will be available through a one-time-only webcast at arts.gov/Poetry-Out-Loud .
Fifty-five finalists-one from each state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, and American Samoa-will submit in advance video recordings of their poetry recitations, which will be reviewed and scored by judges with expertise in poetry, performance, and the literary arts. The recitations from all 55 students will be...
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Poetry Out Loud National Finals

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Poetry Out Loud National Finals
Liz Auclair
Tue, 04/06/2021 - 15:10
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On Thursday, May 27 at 7:00 pm ET, actor and writer Shaun Taylor-Corbett will host the 2021 Poetry Out Loud national finals. Webcast at arts.gov/Poetry-Out-Loud , the evening will feature pre-recorded recitations, live interviews with the top nine finalists, and the live announcement of the 2021 Poetry Out Loud National Champion. The national finals judges will include Cathy Linh Che, Eduardo C. Corral, Gabriel Cortez, Idris Goodwin, Elisa New, and Branden Wellington.
Closed captioning and American Sign Language...
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Celebrate National Poetry Month with Poetry Out Loud!

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Celebrate National Poetry Month with Poetry Out Loud!
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Thu, 04/08/2021 - 12:00
Paulette Beete
Thu, 04/08/2021 - 15:33
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By Paulette Beete
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We're excited to announce that the Poetry Out Loud National Finals will be taking place virtually for the first time ever in the program's 16-year history. We're broadcasting the semi-finals on May 2 and the finals on May 27, and you can tune in to both right at arts.gov.
In case you've forgotten how immensely talented these teens are, here's a round-up of recitations from some of the 2020 POL...
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