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2:12 pm
Wed August 20, 2014

Jazz & Celebrity Golf Event Monday @ Eagles Landing--Register Monday Morning In Person

EVEN THOUGH ONLINE REGISTRATION HAS ENDED, YOU CAN STILL JOIN US AT EAGLE'S LANDING MONDAY MORNING AND REGISTER ONSITE BEGINNING AT 7:30AM!

Join jazz 91.9 WCLK for 18 holes of championship golf on Monday, August 25th for the Jazz 91.9 WCLK 40th Anniversary Jazz & Celebrity Golf event at Eagle’s Landing Country Club in Stockbridge.

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Business
1:55 pm
Wed August 20, 2014

Jazz 91.9 WCLK Newsletter - Jazzette, August Issue

Click here to preview the Jazz 91.9 WCLK – Jazzette  - August issue.  We are pleased to announce a Tony Award Winner and avid Golfer as the event chair of the Jazz 91.9 WCLK 40th Anniversary Jazz & Celebrity Golf Event along with former NFL players and musicians as cohosts. 

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Community Engagement
2:31 pm
Tue August 19, 2014

NBA Player Jason Collins to speak during CNN Dialogues: Athletes and Social Responsibility

Jason Collins is the first publicly gay athlete
Credit TheGrio.com

The upcoming CNN DIALOGUES, “Athletes and Social Responsibility: Expectations in the 21st Century,” will be held Thursday, August 21 at 7 p.m. The event will be one of two Dialogues held in the 2014 calendar year, and the first Dialogue hosted at the new Center for Civil and Human Rights – which opened June 23 in downtown Atlanta.

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Community Engagement
10:25 am
Sat August 16, 2014

Your Health Connection Returns Wednesday, Discusses Coping With A Cancer Diagnosis

Your Health Connection returns Wednesday, August 20 at 6pm for another season of interactive talk radio with a purpose.  JaQuitta Williams is back as host, as we discuss what to do if you or a loved one gets diagnosed with cancer.  Fighting cancer takes medicine, mind, body, and a good support network.  JaQuitta's guests will include Psychiatric Oncologist Dr. Wendy Baer from the Winship Cancer Institute, and Medical Oncologist Dr. Laura Weakland with Georgia Cancer Specialists.

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Jazz
9:07 am
Sat August 16, 2014

Joshua Redman's Trios Live Takes Mainstream Deep, Overnights On WCLK

Joshua Redman has worked his way from young lion to jazz master, one of the true saxophone innovators of 21st Century jazz music.  On his latest release Trios Live, he meshes sax, bass and drums in vivid takes of everything from Kurt Weill's Moritat(Mack The Knife) to Monk's Trinkle Tinkle.

WCLK Program Director Aaron Cohen is airing out this release overnights on Serenade To The City on Atlanta's Jazz Station.

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Community Engagement
8:14 am
Sat August 16, 2014

Depression And Suicide Awareness Information You Need To Know

The sad passing of Robin Williams is bringing awareness of depression and suicide into the community conversation more than ever before.  Depressed people can't always "get over it."  WCLK's Fulton Focus segment features key information you can use if you or a love one faces depression or suicidal thoughts.  Renee Lee-Ferguson is a licensed Professional Counselor and the Behavioral and Developmental Disabilities Health Program Manager for the Fulton County Department of Health Services and talked with WCLK's Rob Maynard about it.

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Jazz
8:54 am
Fri August 15, 2014

East African Singer-Songwriter Somi Joins Jay Edwards On Jazz Tones Saturday 2-6p

East African vocalist and songwriter Somi embarks on a short tour next month, introducing her new record The Lagos Music Salon, which features Angelique Kidjo and Common.

She spoke with Jay Edwards about it on Jazz Tones on WCLK Saturday afternoon, August 16.

Read Somi's bio here.

You can sample and buy The Lagos Music Salon and support public radio jazz on WCLK at the same time by clicking on the image below.  Thank you.

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Jazz
1:24 pm
Wed August 13, 2014

Calling All Atlanta-Based Jazz Musicians To Monday, Sept 15 Photo Shoot

The Jazz of the City, Atlanta 2007 inaugural portrait with Mayor Franklin and the Atlanta Jazz Community

Jazz 91.9 WCLK, Atlanta’s Jazz Station celebrates 40 years of service to the community this year with a series of yearlong activities.  One being the recreation of The Jazz of the City, Atlanta 2007 inaugural portrait with Mayor Franklin and the  Atlanta Jazz Community.  The shot is modeled after A Great Day in Harlem by Art Kane, 1958, which showcases 57 notable Jazz musicians. 

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Community Engagement
3:30 pm
Fri August 1, 2014

The Call to True Beauty – August Edition

Credit Shed Jackson

Join Host, Daphne Walker, Wednesday, August 6, 6:00 p.m. for the August edition of The Call To True Beauty on WCLK.  We will  talk about domestic violence from the law enforcement perspective with Atlanta Police Department, Special Victims Unit, Detective Janet Brady.  We will also feature Louis Negron, a community advocate doing his part to make sure non-English speaking victims of Domestic Violence are properly heard. 

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Arts
11:15 am
Fri August 1, 2014

2014 Pan African Film Festival Aug 7-10 @ Plaza Theatre

WCLK thanks our supporters at the 2014 Pan African Film Festival, in Atlanta August 7-10 at the legendary Plaza Theatre at the corner of Ponce and Highland intown.  Over 50 new black films from around the U.S. and the world will be shown including Erroll Garner: No One Can Hear Me Read, Brother's Hypnotic and The Case of The Three Sided Dream.

PAFF Founder Ayuko Babu stopped by during The Soul of Jazz on WCLK and talked with Jamal Ahmad about this year's festival.

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