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2:46 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

WCLK Is Your Health Connection For Prostate Cancer Awareness

Join WCLK this evening at 6pm or on demand here to hear Your Health Connection as we discuss prostate cancer.  September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.  JaQuitta Williams is our host, and is a cancer survivor herself.  She's joined by Ralph C. T. Franklin, a prostate cancer survivor, and Dr. Walter Falconer, a urologist.  They'll take phone calls live and also take questions via Twitter @jaquittaw and @CCRTD.

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Arts
10:41 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Jamal Ahmad Brings Joi to WCLK, Talks One Music Fest

One Music Fest happens Saturday at Masquerade Music Park and Historic Fourth Ward Park near downtown.  This event features an amazing cross pollination of artists and genres, separate states curated by notable DJs(including WCLK's own Jamal Ahmad).  The tag line for One Music Fest is Unity Through Music.  This year's lineup includes Snoop Lion, D J Kemit, Ruby Velle and The Soulphonics, Amel Larrieux, Quadron, Luke James, Res, and a re-union of ATL's legendary Goodie Mob.

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Politics
2:29 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Isabel Wilkerson Joins Kiplyn Primus On The Local Take On WCLK

Coming up Saturday morning at seven thirty on The Local Take we’ll talk with Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist and Author Isabel Wilkerson.  Wilkerson’s 2010 book The Warmth of Other Suns, tells a compelling story of the African American 20th century diaspora.  

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Arts
1:47 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

One Music Fest Drops Saturday In Old 4th Ward

One of Atlanta's most compelling music festival events is the annual One Music Fest, taking place on Saturday at Masquerade Music Park and Historic Fourth Ward Park.  This event features an amazing cross pollination of artists and genres.  The tag line for One Music Fest is Unity Through Music.  This year's lineup includes Snoop Lion, D J Kemit, Ruby Velle and The Soulphonics, Amel Larrieux, Quadron, Luke James, Res, and a re-union of ATL's legendary Goodie Mob, featuring Cee Lo Green himself.

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Jazz
4:00 pm
Sat September 7, 2013

Terence Blanchard Plays Miles With Gil Evans Orchestra On JazzSet

Join Dee Dee Bridgewater on NPR's Jazz Set at 7pm Sunday for an evocative set recorded live at Monteray with the Gil Evans Orchestra and Terence Blanchard on trumpet playing the Miles Davis parts on classics from Porgy and Bess and Sketches of Spain.  Delicious.

Gil Evans was born on May 13, 1912. In three collaborations in the late 1950s, he and his friend and Miles Davis steered their projects into a new era for jazz.

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Sports
7:41 am
Sat September 7, 2013

Panthers Open Season vs West Alabama

We are....the Mighty, Mighty Panthers!  The 2013 Clark Atlanta University football season opener on the road against the University of West Alabama Saturday, Sept. 7th, at 12:00 p.m. (EST) will be televised on Comcast Channel CSS and streamed LIVE on ESPN 3 at http://espn.go.com/watchespn/index/_/id/1107709/clark-atlanta-vs-west-alabama.

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Community Engagement
11:38 am
Wed September 4, 2013

"We March On", CNN Dialogues, Doug Shipman Featured on WCLK Community Focus

Join WCLK Community Focus for a lively interview with Doug Shipman, CEO of Atlanta and the world's National Center for Civil and Human Rights.  Our subject is the next edition of CNN Dialogues: Modern Marchers--Lessons From The Front Lines of Social Change.  This panel discussion takes place Thursday, September 12 at the Carter Center from 7:00-8:30pm and is made possible by the James Weldon Johnson Institute of Emory University.

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Arts
8:35 am
Sat August 31, 2013

Jason Mott Talks About His Hit Debut Novel "The Returned"

North Carolina poet and novelist Jason Mott joined WCLK to talk about his first novel The Returned, in advance of his Sunday appearance at the Decatur Book Festival.  Mott's book imagines a world in which people who have died return to life and what impact that has on the lives of those they originally left behind.  It's earned critical praise and caught the eye of Brad Pitt's production company, which is creating a TV series based on the book that will be filmed in Georgia.

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Community Engagement
9:57 am
Fri August 30, 2013

CAU President Dr. Carlton Brown Featured On CAU Now

CAU President Dr. Carlton E. Brown joins Desmond Dickerson on CAU Now on WCLK for an informative and insightful conversation about all things CAU at the beginning of the school year.  The program can be heard on demand here and at 7:30am Saturday, August 30 exclusively on the Jazz of The City.

Dr. Brown discusses various initiatives, including the growth of the Cancer Research Center on campus, possible impact of the Atlanta Falcons stadium on the AUC, and outreach efforts to international students that will bring entirely new flavors to the CAU Promenade.

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Community Engagement
3:59 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

Your Health Connection With JaQuitta Williams Discusses Breast Cancer On WCLK

If you missed Wednesday's  premiere of the new season of Your Health Connection with Jaquitta Williams on WCLK, you can listen to it again, here, on demand.

JaQuitta Williams is your host and the topic is breast cancer in men.  You’ll hear the story of thirteen year breast cancer survivor Eric Dunlap.

We’ll also discuss current medical and clinical prospects with our guest expert, Oncologist Dr. Leslie Holmes.

We answered several call live on the show from women and men and provided some real-world answers to your questions.

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