Arts
6:26 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

Every Tongue Confess Cast Stops by WCLK

The summer heat is rising and flames are flying high in this fantastical whodunit set in 1996 Alabama. Wrapped in combustible comedy and the sweat-soaked music of the Deep South, intergenerational stories of loss and redemption collide. Gardley blends ancient myth and magical realism with the local TV news to create a fiery theatrical furnace in which some will be saved, some will be purged, and the truth cannot escape.

Cast-members Victor Love, Deborah Bowman, and Minka Wiltz dropped by WCLK and talked about Marcus Gardley's play with Jamal Ahmad.

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Jazz
10:58 am
Tue August 6, 2013

WCLK Remembers George Duke

The passing of George Duke hits all of us hard at The Jazz of The City.  WCLK has played his music from day one, and it was a joy to bring him to our members and listeners for last Spring's WCLK benefit concert.  WCLK's announcers will be playing a lot of his music today and in the days to come, remembering that part of George Duke that will never die, his music.

Join WCLK on our Facebook or on twitter to let us know your favorite George Duke memories and songs.

WCLK on Facebook click here.

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Community Engagement
1:14 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

Operation PEACE Serves Atlanta's Old 4th Ward, Featured On WCLK

Operation P.E.A.C.E. after school program

PEACE stands for Partnerships In Education And Community Enrichment.

Operation P.E.A.C.E was founded in 1995 when Edna Moffett and 25 college students residing at Bedford Pine in Atlanta met to discuss how to improve the lives of the children in this low income community.

Their first step was to develop an innovative after-school program, with the help of Wingate Management and HUD.

Since then, Operation P.E.A.C.E has expanded to include a youth summer academy, adult computer and job search training, and seniors programs.

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Jazz
2:52 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

India Arie Stops By The SOUL of Jazz

India Arie is busy right now, with her new record SongVersation dropping and a tour coming up that will take her coast to coast, including a stop at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on October 18.

But that doesn't mean she was too busy to stop by WCLK and hang with Jamal Ahmad and talk about it all, interspersed with cuts of her music.  After all, we've played her music all along, unlike anyone else in the city.  You heard the interview on The SOUL of Jazz, here's your chance to hear it again if you missed it.

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Arts
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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