Prentice Powell returns to ATOG as featured poet

Poet and educator Prentice Powell will step onto Chumash Auditorium’s stage for the fifth time on Feb. 5 for the Another Type of Groove: Spoken Word Poetry event. It is part of the MultiCultural Center’s (MCC) celebration of Black History Month.

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.

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…

BLOG: Brutha Gimel’s Late Interview

Brutha Gimel was born in East Texas but moved to Los Angeles. He finds a “mostly liberal way of thinking out west,” especially in comparison to East Texas. He started out his poetry career by being the D.J. of a…

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.

Change the Status Quo brings child soldier to campus

Change the Status Quo brings Invisible Children and former child soldier to speak on Saturday as part of their conference that is promoting student activism.

Another Type of Groove founder returns to the stage tonight

Buddy Wakefield is getting his groove back. The former co-founder of Another Type of Groove at Cal Poly will return to take the stage tonight for the 10th anniversary at 7:30 p.m. in Chumash Auditorium.

“The Anthem” third annual slam poetry contest

Seven pronounced poets from diverse backgrounds will come together to inspire the audience with words in Cal Poly’s third annual poetry slam, “The Anthem.” Aiming to show that words have enough power to change the world, the event, which exposes individuals to poets who are champions from the international slam circuit and who have performed on HBO’s Def Poetry Jam and National Public Radio, will address issues of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, race, class, identity and love.