This article was originally published on KCPR, Cal Poly’s hub for the arts, music, culture, and entertainment of the Central Coast. The following article references sexual assault and violence. Cal Poly offers prevention education and confidential advocacy through Safer, which can be found at safer.calpoly.edu. Native American poetry brings forth a perspective that is completely […]
Small-scale time travel at SubSessions’ second music festival
At 2 a.m. on Nov. 3 in Biddle Regional Park, SubSessions’ newest “Nightlife Savings” music festival will not close up shop. Instead, the music and dancing will continue for another full hour before the permit reaches its curfew. The reasoning? It is the last night of Daylight Savings Time. “We’re focusing around the date which […]
‘Prose and Poses’: Cal Poly professor combines passions for writing and yoga in unique practice
Leslie St. John said her classes are intended to help participants find their expression through their body or words.
ATOG hosts comedian and soul-baring spoken word poets
Another Type of Groove creates a safe space for all students to express themselves.
ARTS Obispo elects leader dedicated to spreading poetry through the county
Words are powerful. When placed together, they have the ability to break down walls or build bridges, heal or hurt, discourage or inspire. In San Luis Obispo County, there is a leadership position dedicated to opening up this world of words to anyone willing to explore it — county poet laureate. For newly elected county […]
Snaps for Terisa Siagatonu at ATOG
Terisa Siagatonu addressed issues of race and gender, generating snaps from students Wednesday night.
The Anthem Poetry Slam rises above the hubbub
Everyone left with an elevated eagerness to live with purpose and panache.
‘The Anthem’ bringing professional slam poets to Cal Poly
“We do this in hopes of giving a voice to those who would have otherwise gone unheard.”
Poet Bri Blue ‘in the right place’ at ATOG
“I guess you could say I am what people would never expect a poet to look like.”
Loverspeak sheds light on funny, serious and sensual Valentine’s Day themes
With Valentine’s Day approaching, Cal Poly’s literary magazine Byzantium hosted its annual fundraiser, Loverspeak, a poetry night dedicated to the four-letter word: love. It was an emotional night of laughter and thought-provoking words. English graduate student David Llamas: “Amazon Review.” A hilarious, literal reading of an Amazon Review. English senior Bailey Satterfield: “Greatest Fear.” An intense look at […]
‘Back on the attack’ at ATOG with Judah 1
“If God is in you, what will you do? What will you not do? It’s up to you.”