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11:42 am
Tue March 25, 2014

Smart N Up Conference Saturday @ GWCC Features Tavis Smiley

Saturday's Smart N Up Conference features a solution focussed discussion centered toward conquering social injustice within the community.  It will be hosted by Tavis Smiley, but the focus is on bringing young people together to generate their own solutions for endemic poverty and inequality.

From the Smart N Up Facebook:

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Jazz
1:19 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Friday Jazz @ The High Museum With Karla Harris, Hosted By Jamal Ahmad

Swing by Atlanta's High Museum of Art Friday March 21 from 5pm until 10pm for Friday Jazz.  You can take in all of the latest exhibits, and catch jazz vocalist Karla Harris and her combo.  It's the best way to beat Atlanta's Friday traffic jam.  The event is hosted by WCLK's Jamal Ahmad.  We hope to see you there.

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

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Community Engagement
7:00 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Are You A Member Yet-Support WCLK During Our Spring Membership Campaign Through March 30

Support Atlanta's only Jazz Public Radio Station during our Spring Membership Campaign.  Call 404-880-8807 during our live pledge programming, or click at the top of this page on the Support This Station.

Community Engagement
8:35 am
Sat March 15, 2014

Fulton Focus On WCLK Features Vendor Opportunities, Voting, Citizen's University and Diet

Fulton Focus is a production of WCLK and Fulton County Communications.  This month on Fulton Focus we feature Rholanda Stanberry with a discussion of the upcoming Vendor Opportunity Day March 27.  Ericka Davis discusses the upcoming Fulton County Citizen's University.  Fulton County Director of Registration and Elections Richard Barron discusses the registration deadline (April 21) and early voting opportunities in the upcoming May 20 Primary Election.  And in honor of March being Nutrition Month, Fulton County Registered Dietician Rachel Agnew stops by to talk about making healthy choices

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Jazz
3:04 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Serenade To The City Pick Of The Week, Nathan East

What do Daft Punk, Foreplay, Michael Jackson, Beyonce and Eric Clapton have in common?  They all relied on the deft bass of Nathan East to drive their songs and hits.  East has his own, self-titled record out right now.  WCLK PD Aaron Cohen has named it his Serenade To The City Pick Of The Week.

You'll hear Daft Funk, among others, as you stay tuned to Atlanta's Jazz Station.

You can support WCLK by purchasing Nathan East's new record below:

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Arts
2:53 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Jamal Ahmad Talks "Race" With True Colors Cast

Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company presents David Mamet's "Race" at the Southwest Arts Center between now and March 23.  Mamet's dialogue, coupled with True Colors acting and direction equals a compelling night out for live theatre.  Show leads Tiffany Hobbs and Neal Ghant stopped by to talk about it with WCLK's Jamal Ahmad.

If you would like to see True Colors production of Race, click here.

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Community Engagement
2:42 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

The Links Calls Georgians To Action Over Medicaid Expansion, Child Welfare

Judge Gail Tusan

Join WCLK Saturday morning at 7:00am for the Public Affairs Block.  This weekend we'll hear from Fulton County Superior Court Chief Judge Gail S. Tusan, who represents the Buckhead Cascade City Chapter of The Links, Inc..  The Links is calling on all Georgians to support the expansion of Medicaid and improved attention to child welfare across the state.

Georgia Chapters of The Links, Inc. to gather at the Capitol to Rally for Medicaid Expansion and Child Welfare Reform

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Community Engagement
5:02 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

WCLK Pre-Drive Spring 2014 New Members Can Go To The Savannah Music Festival On Us!

Some things in life are guaranteed…others automatic. Well listen up, because here’s an automatic guarantee! When you make a gift of support to jazz 91.9 WCLK before Wednesday, March 19th…you’re guaranteed automatic entry into our pre-spring membership campaign giveaway for tickets to the Savannah Music Festival.

One special listener will receive two tickets to Georgia’s largest musical arts event and attend performances by Marcus Roberts, Aaron Diehl, and Cyrus chestnut, Christian sands, and the Christian McBride trio.

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Community Engagement
11:01 am
Sat March 8, 2014

The Local Take Discusses Childhood Sexual Abuse In African American Community

Kiplyn Primus was joined on The Local Take on WCLK by Researcher Ryan T. Day. Day is an African American doctoral student in Counseling Education.  He is studying childhood sexual abuse in the African American community.  Did you know that one in six boys and one in four girls experience some form of sexual abuse?

You can do your part to shatter the silence by taking part in a free, 10-minute online ANONYMOUS research survey on the experiences of African American Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse.

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Community Engagement
9:39 am
Fri March 7, 2014

Your Health Connection Addresses Colon Cancer

Your Health Connection with JaQuitta Williams on Wednesday, March 12 featured a compelling discussion about colon cancer.

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.  Our conversation featured your calls.  Our guests included Dan Weeks, a colon cancer survivor, as well as Dr. Mamoud Barrie of Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates.

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