Community Engagement
11:47 am
Thu February 28, 2013

Women's History Month On WCLK

March is Women's History Month, and WCLK will acknowledge this with a series of vignettes about incredible women throughout the modern era.

These vignettes are made possible by The Georgia Coalition of Black Women, supporting strong women and supporting WCLK.  The vignettes are hosted by Tavis Smiley.

For more information about The Georgia Coalition of Black Women, click here.

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E. J. Sirleaf, President of Liberia and Nobel Prize, Presidential Medal Of Freedom Winner

Jazz 91.9 WCLK in partnership with the International Television Services will conduct beta version field testing of OVEE, a new social screening platform for watching television.  OVEE is a digital engagement platform which allows Jazz 91.9 to better serve communities by administering live, online screenings of most public broadcasting programs while interacting with participants in real time.

WCLK will host a variety of 30 to 60 minute public and invitation only video screenings now through June 2013 which will be moderated by station staff, interesting personalities and public radio influencers.   All a user would need in order to participate in a screening is a computer with internet access.   

Jazz
10:50 am
Sat February 23, 2013

Nnenna Freelon Is Lena Horne @ Ferst Center, Talks With Jay Edwards On Jazz Tones

Nnenna Freelon

Captivating jazz vocalist and six-time Grammy nominee Nnenna Freelon celebrates Lena Horne in an evening of song and story set against the backdrop of Lena Horne’s 92-year life and legacy. The recipient of numerous international honors, Freelon has earned a global fan base for her performances and recordings.  Freelon is at the Ferst Center at Georgia Tech Saturday night, February 23 at 8pm.

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You can support Jazz 91.9 WCLK when you shop at the Amazon store!  Any purchase that starts through an Amazon.com link on WCLK's website, or the Amazon search box below, benefits the station.  It results in a portion of your purchase being given to Jazz 91.9 WCLK.  It doesn't cost you anything extra, and it works for all purchases through Amazon.com, not just music.



David Brent Johnson is the host of Afterglow and Night Lights.  An Indianapolis native and IU alumnus, David began his radio career at Bloomington community radio station WFHB, where he hosted the weekly jazz program All That Jazz. A writer who’s published frequently in Bloom Magazine, The Ryder, the Bloomington Independent, and Indianapolis Nuvo, he has won two Society of Professional Journalists awards for his arts writing.

Jazz
11:06 am
Sat February 16, 2013

George Duke Checked In With Jamal Ahmad On The S.O.U.L Of Jazz

George Duke and Gerald Albright will be in ATL at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center on April 3 for WCLK's 39th Anniversary Benefit Concert.  Duke himself called in this week to catch up with Jamal Ahmad during The S.O.U.L. of Jazz.  It was a meeting of like minds, as the conversation covered a whole lot of funk, among other things.

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Community Engagement
7:49 am
Sat February 16, 2013

Fulton Focus Features Discussions About New Ad Valorem Rules, Youth Enrichment, And Heart Health

Fulton Focus is WCLK's Monthly look at events and initiatives of our home county, and is a public affairs partnership between WCLK and Fulton County Government.  It airs each third Saturday morning at 7:30am, just before Tavis.

This month's program includes Tax Commissioner Dr. Arthur Ferdinand with a discussion about new Ad Valorem Tax rules, which will effect everyone purchasing a car statewide. 

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Jazz
9:25 am
Thu February 14, 2013

Ike Stubblefield Plays Friday Jazz @ The High Museum, Hosted by Nicole Sweeney

Ike Stubblefield will be joining Nicole Sweeney for Friday Jazz At The High Museum Friday, February 15 at 5pm.  Keyboardist Stubblefield has played on everything from Motown to Eric Clapton, with many stops in between.  He's a six time Grammy winner, based in Atlanta for over a decade now.  He'll be appearing with his trio Friday, with maybe some special guests dropping by.

He joined Nicole during her show Wednesday to talk Friday Jazz At The High, and what he's been up to.  You can listen to that audio by clicking on the audiofile below.

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Community Engagement
3:00 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

Fill A Shoebox and Help the Homeless

Jazz 91.9 WCLK in partnership with the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta 2013 Shoebox Project, March 1 through May 1, 2013.
Credit Shed Jackson

It’s amazing how much a simple note or gift of encouragement can mean to individuals who are in need.   For the second year,Jazz 91.9 WCLK in partnership with the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta, encourages individuals to join in on creating personal care packages for Atlanta area homeless women and children during the 2013 United Way Shoebox Project.

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