First ATOG of the year remembers Rhodes

The year’s first Another Type of Groove — a monthly spoken word event organized by the MultiCultural Center — began on a somber note Wednesday.

Top five slam poets who have visited Cal Poly

Aryn Sanderson I asked George Watsky to my high school prom. I like to think he just never got the Myspace message. I wish I could say I’m low-key obsessed with slam poetry, but really I’m a slam slut.…

The Anthem aims to bring diverse, unfamiliar topics to Cal Poly

Portland-based slam poet Brian Ellis is a fan of performing to unfamiliar faces.

Year’s last ATOG proves ‘poetry is contagious’

Kelly Trom The sound of snapping, whoops of agreement and resounding “Word!”s filled Chumash Auditorium as the final Another Type of Groove (ATOG) of the year unfolded Wednesday evening. Organized by the MultiCultural Center, the spoken word event gave the…

Meet the Multicultural Center: A source of knowledge and fun

An introduction to Cal Poly’s center for culture and diversity.

ATOG goes hip-hop with new poet

The MultiCultural Center (MCC) will host a celebration of diversity and words Wednesday night with the return of its popular poetry event, Another Type of Groove (ATOG). The event offers open mics to attendees before and after showcasing a notable…

Award-winning poet returns to ATOG

Joaquin Zihuatanejo brings his “life in the barrio” to Cal Poly.

Students express themselves through spoken word at ATOG

Diversity and cultural issues hit the Chumash Auditorium in the form of Another Type of Groove (ATOG) on Wednesday, Oct. 5. The featured poets are Prentice Powell and Ner City, according to the Another Type of Groove website. The MultiCultural Center…

Anthem poetry slam to liven up dead week

Cal Poly’s annual poetry slam competition The Anthem will take over Chumash Auditorium June 1 at 7 p.m.

Another Type of Groove celebrates Black History Month

Brutha Gimel, spoken word poet and co-founder of Da’ Poetry Lounge in Los Angeles, will be the featured poet of Another Type of Groove for Black History Month.

‘Another Type of Groove’ returns Wednesday night

Another Type of Groove returns for its 10th season this Wednesday in Chumash Auditorium.