ILLINOIS – The Illinois Arts Council Agency is pleased to announce Illinois’ 2013-2014 Poetry Out Loud State Final, featuring recitations by sixteen regional contest winners. The event will take place on Friday, March 14, 2014, beginning at 1:00 p.m. in Springfield’s Hoogland Center for the Arts. Attendance is free, open to the public, and accessible.
For an in-depth look at the national Poetry Out Loud program, visit www.poetryoutloud.org
Pictured on left is the 2013 Illinois State Champion Rapheal Mathis. (Photo courtesy of Poetry Out Loud)