News http://wclk.com en Joe Gransden Swings Friday Jazz @ The High Museum, Checks In With Jamal Ahmad http://wclk.com/post/joe-gransden-swings-friday-jazz-high-museum-checks-jamal-ahmad <p></p><p>Joe Gransden is the April artist for Friday Jazz At The High Museum.&nbsp; Atlanta's best remedy to Friday traffic jams is to head to Atlanta's great art museum for art and jazz jams.&nbsp; This Friday's event takes place from 5p-10p. &nbsp; WCLK's Jamal Ahmad is your emcee, and Joe Gransden is one of Atlanta's foremost players, singers, bandleaders and arrangers.&nbsp; He's also a friend of WCLK, so we can assure you this will be a great event for the WCLK family.&nbsp; You can also check out the current High Museum exhibits.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:33:34 +0000 Rob Maynard 1559 at http://wclk.com Joe Gransden Swings Friday Jazz @ The High Museum, Checks In With Jamal Ahmad Atlanta Streets Alive Lets Bicycles Rule The Road In West End Sunday, April 20 http://wclk.com/post/atlanta-streets-alive-lets-bicycles-rule-road-west-end-sunday-april-20 <p></p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:47:58 +0000 Rob Maynard 1557 at http://wclk.com Atlanta Streets Alive Lets Bicycles Rule The Road In West End Sunday, April 20 Your Health Connection Features Young People and Cancer on WCLK http://wclk.com/post/your-health-connection-features-young-people-and-cancer-wclk <p></p><p>Your Health Connection on WCLK on Wednesday, April 16 featured a discussion about the unlikely but very real issue of cancer in young people.&nbsp; JaQuitta Williams hosted as we were joined by guests including Pediatric Oncologist Dr. John Bergsagel of Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta, 20-year-old leukemia survivor Daniel Blues, and Daniel's father Ezell Blues.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:44:03 +0000 Rob Maynard 1556 at http://wclk.com Your Health Connection Features Young People and Cancer on WCLK Afro-Futurism and Octavia E. Butler On The Local Take With Kiplyn Primus http://wclk.com/post/afro-futurism-and-octavia-e-butler-local-take-kiplyn-primus <p></p><p>Kiplyn Primus devoted The Local Take on WCLK this week to a major literary event taking place April 16 at Spelman College.&nbsp; The Octavia Butler Celebration of Fantastic Arts Symposium on Art and Activism will take into account the career and lasting work of Butler, considered by most the greatest African American Science Fiction writer.</p> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 16:28:46 +0000 Rob Maynard 1555 at http://wclk.com Afro-Futurism and Octavia E. Butler On The Local Take With Kiplyn Primus CAU Jazz Under The Stars With Lalah Hathaway May 3 http://wclk.com/post/cau-jazz-under-stars-lalah-hathaway-may-3 <p></p><p>Atlanta Get Ready!&nbsp; On Saturday May 3 at 7pm, Grammy Award Winner Lalah Hathaway, The Clark Atlanta University Jazz Vocal Ensemble and the Clark Atlanta University Jazz Orchestra will perform at the 21st Annual Jazz Under The Stars Concert.&nbsp; This event will be heldo on the campus of Clark Atlanta University at the Harkness Hall Quadrangle, rain or shine.&nbsp; This event is presented by the CAU Guild and UPS.</p><p>For more information call 404-880-8136.</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 17:57:28 +0000 Rob Maynard 1549 at http://wclk.com CAU Jazz Under The Stars With Lalah Hathaway May 3 Serenade To The City Pick of The Week-Citrus Sun http://wclk.com/post/serenade-city-pick-week-citrus-sun <p></p><p>Citrus Sun is a band that includes Bluey from Incognito and legendary finger picking guitarist Jim Mullen.&nbsp; Their new record <em>People of Tomorrow</em> also includes most members of Incognito.&nbsp; You might guess that WCLK is all over this, and you&nbsp; would be right.&nbsp; <em>People of Tomorrow</em> is the Serenade To The City Pick of The Week, chosen by station PD Aaron Cohen, who is currently playing Yesterday Detroit and People of Tomorrow on the station.</p><p>For more information about Citrus Sun, click <a href="https://www.facebook.com/citrussun2014">here</a>.</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:52:08 +0000 Rob Maynard 1548 at http://wclk.com Serenade To The City Pick of The Week-Citrus Sun Boney James, Brian Culberson & more return for Sunset Jazz Fest (PreSale Tix Available) http://wclk.com/post/boney-james-brian-culberson-more-return-sunset-jazz-fest-presale-tix-available <p></p><p>The Sunset Jazz Festival is back for another evening of contemporary jazz on Saturday, July 12 at 8 p.m. The show is part of the ASO's Delta Classic Chastain Series and features the hottest smooth jazz artists in the game including Boney James, Brian Culbertson and <em>Summer Love </em>featuring Jonathan Butler, Norman Brown&nbsp; &amp; Alex Bugnon.</p><p>Presale tickets are available this Friday, April 11 beginning at 10 a.m. through Sunday, April 13 at 10 p.m.</p><p>Please use the following password: <strong>BONEY</strong> to get access.</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:38:54 +0000 Ray Cobb 1547 at http://wclk.com Boney James, Brian Culberson & more return for Sunset Jazz Fest (PreSale Tix Available) Earl Klugh Performs 4/12 @ Ferst Center Talks With Jay Edwards On JazzTones http://wclk.com/post/earl-klugh-performs-412-ferst-center-talks-jay-edwards-jazztones <p></p><p>Guitarist Earl Klugh returns to the Ferst Center For The Arts at Georgia Tech on Saturday, April 12, with a Night Of Guitars that includes solo, duo and trio performances with fellow guitarists Chuck Loeb and Norman Brown.</p><p>Klugh's latest record is Handpicked, a collection of his favorite cover songs.&nbsp; Klugh and WCLK's Jay Edwards chatted recently about the record, the upcoming Atlanta performance, and his role as an artist inside and outside of jazz.</p> Sat, 05 Apr 2014 15:17:33 +0000 Rob Maynard 1541 at http://wclk.com Earl Klugh Performs 4/12 @ Ferst Center Talks With Jay Edwards On JazzTones Jill Scott, Isley Brothers and more to perform at UNCF An Evening of Stars http://wclk.com/post/jill-scott-isley-brothers-and-more-perform-uncf-evening-stars-3 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Atlanta will play host to this year's </span>UNCF<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;An Evening of Stars and the performance lineup is nothing less than spectacular. Grammy-winning artist Jill Scott will headline along with R&amp;B legends, The </span>Isley<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Brothers. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 17:00:37 +0000 Ray Cobb 1542 at http://wclk.com Jill Scott, Isley Brothers and more to perform at UNCF An Evening of Stars Jazz 91.9 WCLK and CAU Department of English Poetry Competition http://wclk.com/post/jazz-919-wclk-and-cau-department-english-poetry-competition <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">April is National Poetry Month and Jazz 91.9 </span>WCLK<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Clark Atlanta University (</span>CAU<span style="line-height: 1.5;">) Department of English presents a poetry competition for poets ages 18 and up.&nbsp; Poets are invited to submit original poetry on topics ranging from the joy of being alive to commentary about social and political issues.&nbsp; Do you want to praise someone; heal a broken heart with your words; or, celebrate the future?&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Subm Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:38:46 +0000 Shed Jackson 1540 at http://wclk.com Jazz 91.9 WCLK and CAU Department of English Poetry Competition