Jazz 91.9 WCLK Atlanta's Jazz Station http://wclk.com en Jon Goode and Faith Carmichael Talk NBAF, Next-Atlanta Salon July 31 http://wclk.com/post/jon-goode-and-faith-carmichael-talk-nbaf-next-atlanta-salon-july-31-0 <p></p><p>Jon Goode is an Emmy Award-Winning HBO Def Poet.&nbsp; You've seen his work all over television, and if you attend The NEXT Salon at the Hammonds House Museum on Peeples Street in Historic West End on Thursday, July 31, you can see him slam some verse.&nbsp; Goode and NEXT Executive Director Faith Carmichael joined Kiplyn Primus to talk about it on the WCLK Public Affairs Block, heard Saturday mornings from 7-8am before Tavis on WCLK.</p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:34:04 +0000 Rob Maynard 1705 at http://wclk.com Jon Goode and Faith Carmichael Talk NBAF, Next-Atlanta Salon July 31 Jon Goode and Faith Carmichael Talk NBAF, Next-Atlanta Salon July 31 http://wclk.com/post/jon-goode-and-faith-carmichael-talk-nbaf-next-atlanta-salon-july-31 <p></p><p>Jon Goode is an Emmy Award-Winning HBO Def Poet.&nbsp; You've seen his work all over television, and if you attend The NEXT Salon at the Hammonds House Museum on Peeples Street in Historic West End on Thursday, July 31, you can see him slam some verse.&nbsp; Goode and NEXT Executive Director Faith Carmichael joined Kiplyn Primus to talk about it on the WCLK Public Affairs Block, heard Saturday mornings from 7-8am before Tavis on WCLK.</p><p></p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:29:09 +0000 Rob Maynard 1702 at http://wclk.com Jon Goode and Faith Carmichael Talk NBAF, Next-Atlanta Salon July 31 Support Homeless Veterans At Fourth Ward Jazz Benefit Friday @6pm http://wclk.com/post/support-homeless-veterans-fourth-ward-jazz-benefit-friday-6pm <p></p><p>The Veterans Empowerment Project of Georgia seeks to provide a wide range of services needed by veterans of our armed services who are homeless.&nbsp; They are holding a jazz-themed event Friday July 25 @ 6pm at the Helene Mills Multi-Purpose Center at 515 John Wesley Dobbs Avenue in the Old Fourth Ward.</p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:54:09 +0000 Rob Maynard 1704 at http://wclk.com Support Homeless Veterans At Fourth Ward Jazz Benefit Friday @6pm WCLK Business Member Cheryl Wilson http://wclk.com/post/wclk-business-member-cheryl-wilson <p>WCLK member Cheryl Wilson with AtlantaCashHomes.com decided to promote her business and support WCLK at the same time by becoming a WCLK Business Member.</p><p>Wilson enjoys listening to WCLK after a day of talking to sellers and looking at properties. She handles the day to day operations at AtlantaCashHomes.com, and is passionate about finding creative solutions for home owners who need to sell their homes but don’t want to make repairs. Additionally, she helps landlords who are ready to retire their investment portfolio.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:55:08 +0000 Rob Maynard 1703 at http://wclk.com WCLK Business Member Cheryl Wilson Fulton Focus Features National Night Out, Back To School, Affordable Housing and Election Info http://wclk.com/post/fulton-focus-features-national-night-out-back-school-affordable-housing-and-election-info <p></p><p>Fulton Focus is a partnership between WCLK and Fulton County Communications that helps everyone be aware of programs and initiatives available to the nearly 1 million people living in WCLK's home county.</p> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 15:00:30 +0000 Rob Maynard 1699 at http://wclk.com Fulton Focus Features National Night Out, Back To School, Affordable Housing and Election Info Young African Leaders Initiative On The Local Take With Kiplyn Primus http://wclk.com/post/young-african-leaders-initiative-local-take-kiplyn-primus <p>Kiplyn Primus was joined Saturday morning July 12 for The Local Take, as she welcomed participants in the 2014 Young African Leaders Initiative.&nbsp; The&nbsp; Obama administration’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) is a signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders. Nearly 1 in 3 Africans are between the ages of 10 and 24, and approximately 60 percent of Africa’s total population is below the age of 35. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:28:08 +0000 Rob Maynard 1686 at http://wclk.com Young African Leaders Initiative On The Local Take With Kiplyn Primus WCLK Pick Of The Week-Sean Jones Im-pro-vise Never Before Seen http://wclk.com/post/wclk-pick-week-sean-jones-im-pro-vise-never-seen <p></p><p>WCLK PD Aaron Cohen is adding the latest release from bandleader, educator, trumpeter and composer Sean Jones.&nbsp; The record is called Im-pro-vise Never Before Seen, out on Mack Avenue.</p><p>To find out more about Sean Jones, click <a href="http://seanjonesmusic.com/">here</a>.</p><p>You can support WCLK by purchasing Im-pro-vise Never Before Seen by clicking on the link below:</p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:52:40 +0000 Rob Maynard 1683 at http://wclk.com WCLK Pick Of The Week-Sean Jones Im-pro-vise Never Before Seen Hosea Feed The Hungry Back To School Jamboree Sunday @ Turner Field http://wclk.com/post/hosea-feed-hungry-back-school-jamboree-sunday-turner-field <p style="text-align: left;">Hosea Feed the Hungry extends their summer efforts of helping working families and those families who are less fortunate by hosting their annual Back to School Jamboree. The annual event will be held on Sunday, July 13, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. in the Turner Field Red parking lot.<br /><br />This event comes just in time for families as they begin to plan for the end of summer and beginning of a new year at school. The event is open to all families and the admission is absolutely free. Children will receive a backpack filled with school supplies.</p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 14:20:42 +0000 Rob Maynard 1682 at http://wclk.com Hosea Feed The Hungry Back To School Jamboree Sunday @ Turner Field What Would You Do If You Saw Domestic Violence? Listen To The Call To True Beauty http://wclk.com/post/what-would-you-do-if-you-saw-domestic-violence-listen-call-true-beauty <p>What would you do if you suspected a friend was a victim of domestic violence?&nbsp; What would you do if you saw someone being threatened or abused in a DV situation?&nbsp; That's what we talked about on The Call To True Beauty on WCLK Wednesday, July 2.</p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 18:03:55 +0000 Rob Maynard 1676 at http://wclk.com What Would You Do If You Saw Domestic Violence? Listen To The Call To True Beauty Thanks To Everyone Who Supported WCLK During Our Fiscal Year End Drive! http://wclk.com/post/thanks-everyone-who-supported-wclk-during-our-fiscal-year-end-drive <p></p><p>Thank you to all of you who made a pledge of support during our 2014 fiscal year-end membership campaign. Because of you, our campaign was a huge success.</p><p>We can now begin our new fiscal year on target to meet our goals in the coming year.</p><p>WCLK has some exciting events planned as we continue celebrating 40 years on the air, including our upcoming golf tournament and our Fall concert.&nbsp; You will hear more about these in the coming weeks.</p><p>Your support makes all the difference for a public radio station like WCLK.</p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 18:57:12 +0000 Rob Maynard 1675 at http://wclk.com Thanks To Everyone Who Supported WCLK During Our Fiscal Year End Drive!