Students from across the city compete to represent the District of Columbia at the finals of the National Recitation Contest in April. DC Youth Slam Team, Regie Cabico, and DJ RBI also perform. Visitors can also view Poetic Likeness: Modern American Poets during this event. Hosted by Free of WPGC 95.5. The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities coordinates the state competition for the District of Columbia.
2013 District Finals of Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest
Eighth and F Streets NW, Washington, DC 20001
The National Portrait Gallery
McEvoy Auditorium, Lower Level