Jazz
8:08 am
Sat September 27, 2014

Amina Figorava Joins Jay Edwards On Jazz Tones

Amina Figarova performs at the 2010 Newport Jazz Festival.
Credit Erik Jacobs for NPR

Azerbaijani pianist and composer Amina Fiorava studied classical music at Baku conservatory, and studied jazz at Rotterdam and Berklee.  Her jazz compositions and tight knit ensembles have been mainstays at Newport and major jazz events worldwide.

Amina checks in with Jay Edwards on Jazz Tones Saturday, September 27  to discuss her music, her new release, and her take on our original American idiom, jazz.

Hear more Amina Fiorava from NPR music, click here.

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Community Engagement
7:26 am
Sat September 27, 2014

Georgia Council For International Visitors Brings The World Together

GCIV and CAU host Russian media delegation

The Georgia Council for International Visitors, or GCIV, works with the U.S Department of State to host emerging world leaders on visits to Georgia. GCIV arranges professional meetings and also invites these visitors to enjoy dinner as a guest in an American home.

A home-cooked meal and some good-old fashioned Georgia hospitality always creates the best and most lasting memories of a young leader's visit.

Citizen diplomacy is an opportunity open to every citizen of State of Georgia.

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Community Engagement
11:03 am
Fri September 26, 2014

The Call To True Beauty Features Relationship Expert Dr. Alduan Tartt Wednesday 6pm

Dr. Alduan Tartt

Join us Wednesday evening, October 1 at six pm for the Call To True Beauty on 91.9 WCLK.  Relationship Expert Dr. Alduan Tartt will join Host Daphne Walker for a discussion about how men in particular can better communicate and create positive, healthy relationships.  Walker and Dr. Tartt will take your phone calls, live. The Call To True Beauty is heard exclusively on WCLK and on demand on this site, and is made possible by Verizon Wireless and The Partnership Against Domestic Violence.

For more information about Alduan Tartt, click here.

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Business
9:02 am
Wed September 24, 2014

Atlanta Business League Women of Vision, Super Tuesday September 30

The Atlanta Business League is a proud supporter of WCLK.  They present their 30th Annual Super Tuesday Conference on Tuesday, September 30 from 8a-4:30p at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel.  This event kicks off with the Annual 100 Women of Vision Breakfast, recognizing African American female entrepreneurs and professionals, along with the Women's Business Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony featuring this year's honoree Patricia Russell-McCloud.

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Jazz
3:15 pm
Tue September 23, 2014

Jazz 91.9 WCLK Newsletter - Jazzette, Sept. Issue

Click here for your Jazz 91.9 WCLK Jazzette, September issue.   If you haven't already, get your tickets to the Jazz 91.9 40th Anniversary Fall Benefit concert – 10.17.14 – featuring Brian Culbertson and Norman Brown;  your Invitation to Atlanta’s Jazz with Mayor Kasim Reed Commemorative Portrait Unveiling; find out how you can take advantage of resources - Creating Opportunity Conference #FINAL 40th Anniversary Membership Campaign – 10.01.14 – live ev

Community Engagement
9:36 am
Sat September 20, 2014

Fulton Focus On WCLK Covers Youth 'Can-paign', Aviation Cultural Center, Emergency Preparedness

Fulton Focus is a joint production of WCLK and Fulton County Communications, and covers important Fulton County Government programs and initiatives.  The September edition of Fulton Focus aired in the WCLK Public Affairs Block Saturday morning, September 20.  You can listen to the interviews here:

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Jazz
2:27 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

WCLK Pick Of The Week-Ann Hampton Callaway's Sarah Vaughn Project

Ann Hampton Callaway's new release From Sassy To Divine-The Sarah Vaughn Project, recorded live at Dizzy's Club Coca Cola, is one of WCLK Program Director and Serenade To The City Host Aaron Cohen's favorite new releases.  This homage to the late great Sarah Vaughn is a first rate set, featuring a small combo and an involved audience.

Listen for various takes on classic vocal tunes such A Night In Tunisia, Misty, Someone To Watch Over Me, and others.

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Politics
1:49 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

Tavis Smiley Stops By WCLK To Talk About Death Of A King

Tavis Smiley is everywhere you look or listen or read these days.  You can hear his public radio show Saturdays from 8a-10a on WCLK.  He's in Atlanta briefly for a book signing and appearance, and stopped by his Atlanta flagship station to chat with Jamal Ahmad about his new book Death of A King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year.

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Community Engagement
10:47 am
Sat September 13, 2014

Your Health Connection Has For Advice On Living With Prostate Cancer

Lab work at CCRTD at Clark Atlanta University

Prostate cancer kills African American men at disproportionately higher rates than the rest of the male population.  Host JaQuitta Williams was joined Wednesday September 17 and talked about it on Your Health Connection.  Our guests included Robert Carey, a prostate cancer survivor and board member of the Georgia Prostate Cancer Coalition, and Dr. Cimona Hinton, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences and CCRTD Clark Atlanta University. They took listener calls and discussed the latest advances in treatment and diagnosis of this disease.

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