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.
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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.
Jamal Ahmad is having a soulful Tuesday, not the least of which was a visit from Swing Out Sister Chanteuse Corinne Drewery. She stopped by The Soul of Jazz in advance of tonight's performance at The Variety Playhouse to talk about Swing Out Sister's music past, present and future. She and Jamal talked about everything from the group's inter-generational fan base to the Icelandic volcano eruption that canceled their last scheduled Atlanta Appearance.
Their current record is called Private View. You can buy the record and support WCLK at the same time by clicking on this link:
When you look at the blood, sweat and tears struggle for African American civil rights in this country, one of the signal victories was the Voting Rights Act of 1965. This week on The Local Take with Kiplyn Primus we consider whether or not voting rights are still important in 2013.
Last month in the case of Shelby County versus Holder, the Supreme Court of the United States voted 5-4 to gut the heart of this nearly 50 year old law which called for federal approval before certain southern states could change the rules governing voting rules.
Jazz 91.9 FM WCLK welcomes the 2013 Public Media Development and Marketing Conference to the ATL.
We’re hosting public radio and television stations from across the country this week in the downtown district. The Jazz Of The City welcomes all of our public media brothers and sisters. But Seattle, really, did you have to bring all the rain with you?
Join Jazz 91.9 WCLK in partnership with Creative Loafing for Rock N’ Soul BBQ on Saturday, July 27, 6:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. at Masquerade Music Park, 695 North Ave NE Atlanta, GA 30308. Rock N’ Soul BBQ will feature live entertainment by DJ Kemit, Algebra Blessett and the dual slide guitars of Delta Moon. Enjoy tasty treats and hot eats from some of Atlanta’s premier BBQ restaurants and, vendors. Rock N’ Soul BBQ is a community-centered gathering of food and music aficionados.
The Jazz of The City provides two hours of the very best of the 2012 Detroit Jazz Festival to help wind down your 4th of July celebration--dig into Sonny Rollins, Steve Wilson, Brian Lynch, Jerry Gonzalez, Marcus Belgrave, Harvey Thompson, Terence Blanchard, Wayne Shorter, Fred Hersch, Poncho Sanchez Cecile McLorin Salvant, Donald Harrison and yes, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band.
He's coming back! Jazz 91.9 WCLK presents Classic.Cool.Smooth. Benefit Concert featuring Jazz Singer Gregory Porter on Saturday, September 28, 7:30 PM at Ferst Center for the Arts at Georgia Tech. On the back of last year’s sold out concert, Jazz 91.9 WCLK will host Porter in Atlanta for an evening of shear musical mastery. Porter will return with new music from his soon to be released album, Liquid Spirit.