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Join us for a special edition of Dr. Judi The People’s Advocate this Saturday morning at 7:30am as Dr. Judi celebrates Dads on Fathers Day Weekend. Her guest is Dr. Benjamin Downs III, Vice President and Co-Founder of Restoring Balance To Life: Parenting, Time and Intervention Services for Individuals, Couples, & Families. They’ll discuss how the different roles that fathers and dads fulfill in our society, and how we can be more there for our kids. Compelling community conversation on Dr. Judi The People’s Advocate, exclusively on WCLK.

Saturday morning at 7am on The Local Take on WCLK I talk with Russell Patterson of AID Atlanta about this year's National Testing Day on June 27th.Patterson explains that anyone with a sexual history should know their HIV status. He speaks to the circumstances that increase your risk of exposure to HIV, a major risk involves having sex with individuals who live in Atlanta. Atlanta is ranked in the top three areas for citizen who have HIV.

WCLK is out in the community this Saturday with the Atlanta Housing Authority as they present the first in a series of events called Return to Community Farmer’s Market and Fair this Saturday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at 137 Elm Street SW. WCLK’s Mark Angel will be on site and there will be locally grown fresh produce, cooking demonstrations, activities for the kids, wellness programs hosted by community partners and live jazz featuring keyboard artist Darren “DJ” Wagner. More information is available at www.CNAtlanta.org.

Relax, Relate, Release … this Friday evening at "Jazz Matters at the Wren's Nest." This jazz experience takes place every third Friday at 8 p.m. in Atlanta’s Historic West End district and features some of the city's top jazz, blues and soul music artists.

Each month, "Jazz Matters at the Wren's Nest" will feature a different style of jazz and the genres influenced by it such as Afro-Cuban & Latin, Big Band, Blues, Contemporary, Traditional, Smooth, R&B, Soul, and more. Bring your family, friends, coworkers and come equipped with blankets, food and chairs.

June 18: Father's Day Family Food Fest 2017

Jun 16, 2017

The Local Take welcomes Rick Joyner to speak about the 2017 Family Food Fest in honor of Father's Day.

The celebration started by Diane Larche is celebrating  its third year.

Rick explains that fathers from celebrity chefs to backyard grill masters come together to prepare food for the community. This family focused event incudes a Kid's Zone, Health Pavilion and even Junior Chefs.

Expect appearances from celebrities, cooking Demos by Chef Tregaye Fraser, Food Network Star Champion 2016 and Chef Jasmine Stewart, Master Chef Jr. Champ 2017 and more!  

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Join WCLK's Jamal Ahmad tomorrow night for "Friday Jazz at the High." June features the sounds of vocalist Faith Carmichael who blends jazz, soul, and folk to create a unique sound.  Attendees will also get a chance to see the Andy Warhol: Prints from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation, now through September 3, 2017. 

 

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This Saturday’s edition of #UPFRONT Inside Atlanta’s Entertainment Industry is going to be another great one indeed!

June 15: Marqueal Jordan At Suite Food Lounge

Jun 14, 2017

Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is made possible in part by the Suite Food Lounge, located at 375 Luckie Street in Downtown Atlanta. The Suite Jazz Series presents for one night only, Saxophonist Marqueal Jordan. Jordan has played with Brian Culbertson, Mindi Abair, Walter Beasley, Candy Dulfer, Buddy Guy, Chuck Loeb and Maysa Leak. One show only Thursday, June 15. Doors open at 6:30pm, dinner and Jazz at 7:30pm. More information including reservations is available at 404-577-2500 or click here.

Saturday, June 17 at 7:00 a.m. on The Local Take on  Jazz 91.9 WCLK,  I speak with Dr. Aaron Anderson and Dr. Monica Parker from the Emory Healthy Aging and Emory Brain Health Centers. Dr. Aaron Anderson, Asst. Professor of Neurology at the Emory University College of Medicine speaks about healthy aging and using research to understand what factors can be intervened for better outcomes.

Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is made possible in part by support from the Atlanta Housing Authority (AHA), introducing The Return To Community Farmer's Markets and Fairs.  The inagural community event will begin on Saturday, June 17 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at 137 Elm Street, between Northside Drive and the  Atlanta University Center (AUC).

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Ragan Whiteside's Jazz flute stylings bring to mind such contemporary giants as the late Dave Valentin or Najee in his early work. Jazz 91.9 WCLK always features her work, because it is outstanding as well she has chosen to make Atlanta her home when she's not touring. She's been in our studio and at our events for years. Treblemaker features a who's-who of accompanists, including: Bob Baldwin, J-Fly, Kim Waters, Marion Meadows, Tom Browne, The PR Experience and Frank McComb, among others. You can hear cuts from Treblemaker at various times on Jazz 91.9 WCLK in particular during Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.

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