February 21, 2014|
By Sam McDonald

An event in Newport News on Saturday pulls together local young people, social action and the positive power of spoken poetry.

The sixth edition of the Hampton Roads Youth Poetry Slam Fest kicks off 5 p.m. at the Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center on Wickham Avenue. The center will host the first of three qualifying rounds leading up to a regional final to be held April 26 at Norfolk State University.

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