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2:52 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

True Colors Theatre Company's Shakin' The Rafters Drops By WCLK

Earlier this week cast members Chandra Curelly and Latrice Pace dropped by the S.O.U.L of Jazz to talk about the world premiere of David H. Bell's Shakin' The Rafters, and why Atlantans who care about theatre, gospel music, and the African American Experience owe it to themselves come out to the 14th Street Playhouse to see this play before its run concludes August 4.

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Jazz
2:45 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

Kim Waters Talks With Jamal Ahmad In Advance of Saturday's Show @ Variety Playhouse

Sax man Kim Waters dropped by The S.O.U.L. of Jazz with Jamal Ahmad to talk about his music and his current tour, which brings him to Atlanta and the Variety Playhouse Saturday night for the Winds & Strings Show featuring Karen Briggs and Jon Parks.

Veteran saxophonist Kim Waters isn’t known among fans and peers as “the King of Smooth Urban Jazz” for nothing. Over the course of 17 albums, including over a decade’s worth with Shanachie, he’s been consistent and impeccable in delivering an infectious mix of romantic ballads and funky, thumping dance tunes.

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Community Engagement
10:13 am
Sat July 20, 2013

Fulton Focus On WCLK for July--Veterans Court, Economic Development, and Tenant Rights

Fulton County is your county at your service.  WCLK and Fulton County Communications present our monthly program "Fulton Focus."  This month's edition features news and information about the new Fulton County Veterans Court, an accountability court designed to keep troubled vets out of jail and on a path to productivity.  We talk with Fulton County Superior Court Judge Todd Markle.

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Community Engagement
9:16 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Hosea Feed The Hungry Back To School Jamboree

Tune in Saturday morning at 7am  for WCLK's Community Focus as we catch up with Afemo Omilami, CEO of Hosea Feed The Hungry.

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Jazz
1:35 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Join Nicole Sweeney and Justin Chesarek for Friday Jazz At The High Museum

You can join Nicole Sweeney and Justin Chesarek for this month's edition of Friday Jazz At The High Museum.  Chesarek will be joined by a hot trio for the perfect way for you to avoid the traffic jam.  Catch the Dutch masterpiece paintings of the "Girl With A Pearl Earring" exhibit and fill your head with straight ahead Jazz At The High.

For more information about Friday Jazz At The High click here.

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Arts
10:14 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Pan African Film Fest This Weekend, Ayuko Babu Stops By To Chat With Morris

Pan African Film Festival's Ayuko Babu and Morris Baxter

The Pan African Film Festival returns to Atlanta this weekend as part of the National Black Arts Festival.  Morris In The Morning welcomed Ayuko Babu this morning to talk about the film fest and the cultural gems in store for film-goers this weekend.

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Jazz
3:05 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

Swing Out Sister's Corinne Drewery Drops By The S.O.U.L. Of Jazz

Jamal Ahmad is having a soulful Tuesday, not the least of which was a visit from Swing Out Sister Chanteuse Corinne Drewery.  She stopped by The Soul of Jazz in advance of tonight's performance at The Variety Playhouse to talk about Swing Out Sister's music past, present and future.  She and Jamal talked about everything from the group's inter-generational fan base to the Icelandic volcano eruption that canceled their last scheduled Atlanta Appearance.

Their current record is called Private View.  You can buy the record and support WCLK at the same time by clicking on this link:

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Community Engagement
7:18 am
Sat July 13, 2013

Are Voting Rights Still Important? Check Out The Local Take With Kiplyn Primus

When you look at the blood, sweat and tears struggle for African American civil rights in this country,  one of the signal victories was the Voting Rights Act of 1965.  This week on The Local Take with Kiplyn Primus we consider whether or not voting rights are still important in 2013.

Last month in the case of Shelby County versus Holder,  the Supreme Court of the United States voted 5-4 to gut the heart of this nearly 50 year old law which called for federal approval before certain southern states could change the rules governing voting rules.

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Business
10:39 am
Thu July 11, 2013

WCLK Welcomes The 2013 Public Media Development And Marketing Conference To Atlanta

Jazz 91.9 FM WCLK welcomes the 2013 Public Media Development and Marketing Conference to the ATL.

We’re hosting public radio and television stations from across the country this week in the downtown district.  The Jazz Of The City welcomes all of our public media brothers and sisters.  But Seattle, really, did you have to bring all the rain with you?

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Jazz
1:04 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Serenade To The City Pick Of The Week--Robert Hurst

Fresh from 2013 Grammy Award wins with Sir Paul McCartney and Chris Botti, Robert Hurst assembles an all-star cast featuring Branford Marsalis, Jeff "Tain" Watts, Marcus Belgrave, Bennie Maupin, Robert Glasper, and

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