Exclusive May Premium Item: WCLK Festival Pack

May 15, 2017

Get your Signature Jazz 91.9 WCLK Festival Pack today by clicking here.  Make a one time donation at the $60 level during May and get the Jazz 91.9 WCLK Festival Pack. This special premium festival pack is embellished with the WCLK logo and comes complete with place settings for four, stainless steel cutlery, shatter-proof acrylic cups and additional utensils. It's perfect for a pinic or lunch on the go.

WCLK congratulates Dr. Joyce J. Dorsey, President and CEO of Fulton/Atlanta Community Action Authority on her selection to receive the prestigious Visions of Excellence Award at the 2017 Atlanta Business League CEO Awards Luncheon. Lauded as an organizational developer, social worker and community activist, Dr. Joyce J. Dorsey was molded to develop and lead organizations early in life. She is a Spelman and Atlanta University School of Social Work graduate with career experience in corrections and as a management consultant. She presently serves with the Fulton Atlanta Community Action Authority, Inc (FACAA) and participates with Atlanta’s Concerned Black Clergy, Fulton County’s Workforce Investment Board of Directors and many others.

The "All Eyez on Me Experience" Cine-Transformer Tour is coming to Atlanta Saturday, May 20-Monday, May 22. The state-of-the-art mobile cinema features 91 seats with a full projection and space inside for guests to enjoy a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the making of the highly anticipated Tupac Shakur biopic.

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Don’t forget to check out this morning’s edition of UPFRONT Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry. In this week’s show, we go on the set of TV One’s new original movie, “Downsized” starring Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker. The two actors play a young couple who were forced into a modern “shotgun” wedding after becoming teenaged parents while putting their personal goals on hold in order to support their family. Amazingly, they manage to overcome the odds and establish a seemingly ideal life for themselves.

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Join us Saturday morning at 7am for The Local Take On WCLK as we celebrate Mothers Day with Denene Millner, author of  My Brown Baby: On the Joys and Challenges of Raising African American Children.

WCLK programming is supported in part by The Wade Ford Concert Series presenting a Mother’s Day Show featuring The Whispers and Keyboardist Alex Bugnon plus ATL’s own Joey “Papa J” Sommerville. Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster outlets or at the Mable House box office. Mother’s Day Sunday, May 14th with Joey Sommerville, Alex Bugnon and The Whispers. More info is available here.

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Dr. Judi The People's Advocate returns Saturday morning at 7:30am on WCLK with a compelling discussion about how chess can help young people learn mental discipline and an attitude to help them overcome obstacles in life. Hudson provides chess lessons and motivational support for young people across the country as part of his organization besomeone.org.

WCLK congratulates Grace Fricks, President & CEO of Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs, Inc. on her selection to receive the prestigious Visions of Excellence Award at the 2017 Atlanta Business League CEO Awards Luncheon. In 1999 Fricks founded Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs, Inc. (ACE) to help underserved business owners start or expand their businesses through capital, coaching and connections.

Thanks to our members and listeners who donated to Jazz 91.9 WCLK for a fabulous evening of Jazz at the Movies on Friday May 12, 7:00 p.m. at Landmark Midtown Theatre.  Response was overwhelming and this event has been sold out! Stay tuned to WCLK for more opportunities to celebrate Jazz music in Atlanta.

Chasing Trade:  The John Coltrane Documentary accounts the life and work of legendary Jazz musician, John Coltrane.  The film includes commentary from:   Denzel Washington, Carlos Santana, Common, Cornell West, Bill Clinton and others.

Jazz 91.9 WCLK congratulates Dana L. Lemon, State Transportation Board Member of Georgia/13th Congressional District Georgia Department of Transportation on her selection to receive the prestigious Catalyst Award at the 2017 Atlanta Business League CEO Awards Luncheon.

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New Music (VIDEO): The Musician By Chick Corea

Chick Corea via Concord Music, has released a multidisc, multimedia collection documenting his 2011 series of 70th Birthday celebration performances at the famed Blue Note. Corea is featured in 10 different bands featuring some 30 different musicians, including: Herbie Hancock, Bobbie McFerrin, Gary Burton, Wynton Marsalis, John McLaughlin, Stanley Clarke, Chick Corea Electrik Band and Return To Forever, among others. You can hear select cuts from The Musician at various times on Jazz 91.9 WCLK and WCLK HD2 in particular during Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.

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Mothers Day Weekend On The Local Take Features Denene Millner founder of My Brown Baby

Join us Saturday morning at 7am for The Local Take On WCLK as we celebrate Mothers Day with Denene Millner, author of My Brown Baby: On the Joys and Challenges of Raising African American Children . Taken from the essays on her award winning blog, My Brown Baby , Denene explains why she thought it was important for mothers of brown babies to have their own voice among the popular "mommy blogs." As a columnist at PARENT magazine she speaks about her work on childhood development coinciding...

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