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2:42 pm
Thu May 21, 2015

New Maysa Back 2 Love Drops May 26, Airing On WCLK

Back 2 Love marks Grammy Award Winning Vocalist Maysa Leak's 20th year as a solo artist. Maysa calls the new release "the perfect summer record." WCLK PD Aaron Cohen is adding it to WCLK at various times throughout the day, including during Serenade To The City Mon-Fri 10p-2a.

You can purchase Back 2 Love via Amazon on the link below and a portion of the proceeds will go to the continued non-commercial operation of 91.9 WCLK, Atlanta's Jazz Station. Thanks.

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Community Engagement
2:01 pm
Thu May 21, 2015

Human Sex Trafficking Problems, Solutions Saturday Morning 7a On The Local Take With Kiplyn Primus

Human Sex Trafficking - Child Sex Trafficking- what do these terms really mean? We’ll discuss this and our city’s reputation as the #1 market for human sex trafficking in the world. WCLK engages our community by shining a light and offering possible solutions Saturday at 7a on The Lcoal Take with Kiplyn Primus.

This program is an on-air preview of the Sunday, May 31 WCLK Local Take men only event on Human Sex Trafficking at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights.

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Jazz
3:53 pm
Tue May 19, 2015

Atlanta Jazz Festival returns to Piedmont Park May 22-24

2015 AJF features performances by Diane Schuur, Pharoah Sanders, Stanley Jordan and tribute to Nina Simone

The Atlanta Jazz Festival returns to Piedmont Park this Memorial Day Weekend May 22-24 for three days of music, arts & culture and lots of food. Scheduled artists include Diane Schuur, Arturo O’Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Pharoah Sanders and a special tribute to Nina Simone featuring Kathleen Bertrand, Julie Dexter, Rhonda Thomas and Terry Harper.  Jazz 91.9 WCLK will also be broadcasting live from media row on Saturday, May 23 and Sunday, May 24. 

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Community Engagement
8:28 am
Sat May 16, 2015

Your Health Connection Highlights CCRTD Research, Researchers Wed@6pm On WCLK

Dr. Nathan Bowen, JaQuitta Williams, Researcher Christopher Coke

JaQuitta Williams returns Wednesday May 20 at 6pm with the May edition of Your Health Connection on WCLK. Our topic? The Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University. Their researchers and professors are charged with solving the terrible scourge of prostate cancer, and also training the next generation of African American biologists.

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Arts
1:31 pm
Fri May 15, 2015

Independent Filmmaker Jahmar Hill Talks With Rivablue About Last Love Lost

Jahmar Hill

24 Year Old Independent African American Filmmaker Jahmar Hill's first feature film Last Love Lost goes into worldwide release May 19. This gripping drama about domestic violence features Toni Belafonte, Talli Clemons, Nakia Dillard, Bill Johnson, Roshana Elder, Lynia Love & Jahmar Hill.

Jahmar stopped by WCLK to chat with Rivablue about the movie and his work as writer, director and performer.

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Jazz
11:03 am
Fri May 15, 2015

Hear Terence Blanchard's New Blue Note Release "Breathless" On WCLK

Terence Blanchard, jazz trumpeter, bandleader and composer is out Breathless on Blue Note Records. According to Blue Note PR, ...with his new quintet, The E-Collective, Blanchard journeys into an exciting zone of grooved fusion teeming with funk, R&B and blues colors. The album is a statement piece with the title referencing  “I can’t breathe,” the words of Eric Garner that have since echoed across the country in protest of discrimination.

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Arts
2:00 pm
Thu May 14, 2015

A Gentleman's Agreement And The Baseball Color Line @ SW Arts Center May 28-31

WCLK's Kerwin D. Sims is not only a member of our development and pledge campaign teams, he's also a playwright and director. His latest play, A Gentleman's Agreement, is a look at the handshake that eliminated black baseball players from the Major Leagues for nearly 60 years. It is in performance May 28-31 at the Southwest Arts Center.

Kerwin took time to speak with Kiplyn Primus about A Gentleman's Agreement for the WCLK Public Affairs Block, airing Saturday morning at 7a.

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Jazz
3:08 pm
Wed May 13, 2015

West End Music + Art Festival Sunday--Great Jazz And Vibes @ Wren's Nest

WCLK recommends the Inaugural West End Music + Art Festival Sunday May 17 at The Wren's Nest in Atlanta's Historic West End. In addition to a performance by the Dangerfeel Newbies, featuring WCLK's Jamal Ahmad and Mark Angel, artists include Lonnie Liston Smith, Billal, Kipper Jones, Rhonda Thomas, Carmen Rodgers, MC Spectrac and Audio Wolf.

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Community Engagement
2:15 pm
Mon May 11, 2015

Heart To Heart With Dr. Tartt Talks About Dating Someone With Issues, Tue 6pm

Dr. Alduan Tartt, Dr. Kanika Bell Thomas

Are you dating or committed to someone with issues? What are your expectations in a relationship? Why do some dates become courting and marriage, and when is it time to let go of a relationship?

Tune in Tuesday at 6pm on 91.9 WCLK for Heart To Heart with Dr. Tartt, as we take your calls, live, providing useful solutions to help you create happy relationships in your life.

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Community Engagement
7:39 pm
Wed May 6, 2015

CAU Alum Kenny Leon hosts Celebrity Golf Tournament & Gala

Kenny Leon
Credit talk2sv.com

Tony winning-director, Kenny Leon presents his annual Celebrity Golf Tournament and Gala on Saturday, May 16. The Artistic Director of True Colors Theatre Company will serve as host alongside Samuel L. Jackson, Anna Horsford, and Monica Pearson. 

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