Life South Community Blood Centers are a partner with WCLK's Local Take On Health Community Forum this weekend at North Dekalb Mall. Life South is a life-saving part of community health efforts and we encourage you to roll up your sleeves and support them.
John Andrews, District Development Coordinator for Life South, joined the special Health Forum edition of The Local Take with Kiplyn Primus to talk about the importance of donating blood, and why Life South is an important part of the community.
Ellis Marsalis celebrates his 80th Birthday as his son Wynton and the Lincoln Center Orchestra invite Ellis and his band to join them at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola. This live jazz celebration is featured this weekend on WCLK, Saturday at 6a and Sunday at 7p, from our friends at WGBO and NPR, heard exclusively in Atlanta on your public radio jazz station WCLK.
Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College and A.A.R.P., proud supporters of Jazz 91.9 WCLK, present The Fix The Debt Cocktail Reception, on Saturday, December 13 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Westin Peachtree Plaza. The reception will feature networking opportunities; a panel discussion featuring Dennis Kimbro, Julianne Malveaux and Entrepreneur John Hope Bryant, along with a performance by Vocalist Chante Moore.
Join us at North Dekalb Mall 2050 Lawrenceville Highway - Decatur, GA on Saturday and Sunday, December 13th & 14th 12:00 NOON – 4 PM for the 2nd Annual WCLK Local Take on HEALTH community forum. Congressman Hank Johnson is our honorary host, and he’s bringing representatives from Veterans Administration to assist with veterans issues. Dr. Pam Roshell from Health and Human Services will lead our Ask The Doctor Panel. We also have entertainment from Kaiser Permanente’s Theatre Troupe, The 85 South band and the Stone Mountain Academy of the Arts dance team.
Multi-instrumentalist Joey DeFrancesco is the latest artist to make the WCLK Holiday Jazz music rotation, as PD Aaron Cohen has added cuts from his new release Home For The Holidays. You will hear it in the WCLK jazz mix between now and the first of the year.
If you like it and want to own it for yourself, click on the Amazon banner below and purchase Home For The Holidays, and part of the proceeds will go to the continued non-commercial operation of WCLK. Thanks, and Happy Holidays!
Jazz Night In America is NPR Music's flagship jazz program, and airs in Atlanta exclusively on WCLK Saturday mornings at 6a and Sunday evenings at 7p. The program is produced by NPR, our friends at WBGO in Newark, and the Jazz At Lincoln Center program. This weekend you can hear from off the radar piano virtuoso and vocalist Johnny O'Neal.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year…and what better way to get into the holiday spirit than by enjoying the classic Vince Guaraldi Christmas tunes performed by David Benoit, one of the greatest contemporary jazz pianists. Benoit appears at the Ferst Center for the Performing Arts at Georgia Tech on Friday, December 5. For information on tickets to this holiday jazz event, click here. Want to purchase Benoit's Remembering Christmas album? Click on the Amazon banner below and part of the proceeds will go to
It's that time of year, and you will hear holiday jazz cuts on WCLK throughout the day to get you in the festive mood. A new release currently featured by WCLK Program Director Aaron Cohen is "It's Christmas On Mack Avenue", featuring artists including Tia Fuller, Sean Jones, Christian McBride and others.
You can purchase It's Christmas On Mack Avenue from Amazon, and support WCLK at the same time by clicking on the banner below. Happy Holidays from WCLK!
U.S. Department of Education Under Secretary Ted Mitchell visited Clark Atlanta University on Tuesday for a listening session with CAU students, as part of a national tour highlighting the Obama Administration's Higher Education Agenda. He also stopped by WCLK to discuss college affordability and opportunity, as he leads efforts to reach President Obama’s 2020 goal, for our nation to once again have the largest proportion of college graduates in the world.