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11:50 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Your Health Connection Considers The Media's Role In Health Messages

Kevyn Stewart, JaQuitta Williams, Fred Blankenship
Credit Carmen Jones

The December edition of Your Health Connection featured a discussion of the media's role in health messaging.  Do the narratives and news cycles preferred by today's news media help or hinder getting the word out to everyone about health advances, preventive care, and common sense when it comes to staying healthy?

Host JaQuitta Williams was joined by News Anchor Fred Blankenship of Channel 2 Action News and Fox 5 Atlanta Senior Producer Kevyn Stewart for a lively discussion Wednesday, December 16.

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Arts
9:45 am
Tue December 16, 2014

The Tavis Smiley Show Compels And Entertains, Saturdays @8a Exclusively on WCLK

Hear Tavis Smiley exclusively on WCLK, Saturday Mornings at 8am.

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Community Engagement
11:13 am
Sat December 13, 2014

Life South Community Blood Centers Joins The Local Take

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.

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Jazz
10:47 am
Fri December 12, 2014

Happy 80th Birthday Ellis Marsalis, This Weekend On Jazz Night In America On WCLK

Happy Birthday, Ellis Marsalis
Credit Lawrence Sumulong/Jazz at Lincoln Center

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.

For more info on this performance, click here.

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Jazz
10:37 am
Fri December 12, 2014

Peter White's Smile, Jazz Guitar Lives on WCLK

Peter White’s 14th solo album Smile is out now and WCLK PD Aaron Cohen is playing this record throughout the day, but particularly during Serenade To The City, Mondays-Fridays 10p-2a.

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Community Engagement
9:26 am
Thu December 11, 2014

Support Your HBCU, Hear Chante Moore At The Fix The Debt Reception Sat 12/13 5p-8p

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.

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Community Engagement
10:41 am
Tue December 9, 2014

WCLK Local Take On Health Community Forum Sat-Sun Dec 13-14, North Dekalb Mall

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.

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Jazz
9:18 am
Tue December 9, 2014

Joey DeFrancesco Home For The Holidays Exclusively On WCLK

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!

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Jazz
9:37 am
Thu December 4, 2014

Johnny O'Neal Returns, This Weekend On Jazz Night In America

Johnny O'Neal

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.

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Jazz
9:18 am
Thu December 4, 2014

David Benoit Brings A Christmas Tribute To Charlie Brown @ Ferst Center Dec 5

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

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