Join Kiplyn Primus for The Local Take on WCLK Saturday morning at 7am before Tavis as she discusses the recent death of Sandra Blank, a black woman who died under questionable circumstances while in police custody following a routine traffic stop in Waller County Texas. Bland was on her way to her alma mater, Prairie View A&M University, to deliver a speech on child welfare, civil rights, and social issues. Bland had been outspoken about the issue of police brutality.
Your Health Connection for July features a "best of" edition of the program as JaQuitta Williams returns with an hour of vital talk radio on the subject of financially coping with cancer. Fighting cancer happens on many fronts, emotional, physical, and in a for-profit healthcare system, financial struggles as well. Hear this re-broadcast at 6pm Wed July 22.
Atlanta native Jeff Fortson brings his 25 plus years of experience in the automotive industry to Jazz 91.9 WCLK in a new 30-minute program, Auto Trends With JeffCars.com, connecting you to the automotive industry. On the last Saturday of each month on Auto Trends With JeffCars.com you can join him in the passenger seat, listening-in to some of his in-depth interviews, with some of the auto industry leading pioneers and influencers, get the inside scoop on the latest new cars, learn about the most current recalls and grab a service tip to keep your ride rolling.
Wolf Creek Ampitheater, a proud supporter of Jazz 91.9 WCLK, presents the Wolf Creek Jazz Festival featuring Boney James, Maysa, Marion Meadows, Paul Taylor and more. The show goes off Saturday, September 26 at 7pm at Wolf Creek Ampitheater.
Tickets to this evening of smooth jazz under the stars are available here.
Judy O'Reilly is a thyroid cancer survivor that we featured on Your Health Connection earlier this year. Thyroid cancer is relatively uncommon, and most people don't understand how this small gland on your neck helps run your body. When it is attacked by cancer, the therapy and side effects can be daunting.
WCLK Program Director Aaron Cohen has added the new release from Larry Carlton and David T. Walker, @billboard Live Tokyo. In particular you can hear cuts from the album overnight on Serenade To The City.
For the first time, guitar greats Larry Carlton and David T. Walker share the stage. Recorded at the Billboard Live in Tokyo Japan, this album features classics composed by Larry as well as David T. You will enjoy taking a step back in time with tracks like the Crusaders The Well's Gone Dry and the groovy blues tune My Baby By My Side.
Jay Edwards is your host for the best in mainstream jazz and latin-influenced music on Jazz Tones on WCLK, Saturday afternoons from 2p-6p. Jay will be joined Saturday by vocalist Eugenie Jones to talk about her music and her career.
For more information about Eugenie Jones, click here.
Join Kiplyn Primus for The Local Take on the WCLK Public Affairs Block Saturday morning at 7am before Tavis Smiley. Her guest Saturday is Adrienne White. White is Chair of Georgia's Win List. This is a political action committee dedicated to changing the face of power in Georgia by recruiting and training women to seek political office.
Savion Glover appears this weekend as part of the National Black Arts Festival. The Sole Sanctuary performance takes place Sunday, July 19 at 6pm at Georgia State University's Rialto Center For The Arts. Glover will perform and lead a conversatoin as he honors his mentors Gregory Hines and Sammy Davis, Jr., as well as discussing the history of tap.
WCLK's Jamal Ahmad spoke with Glover about the performance.
National Black Arts Festival Welcomes Savion Glover