Community Engagement
8:32 am
Sat August 2, 2014

WCLK Business Member Stephen R. Fowler

Stephen R. Fowler made the decision to become a WCLK Business Member in order to support Jazz Public Radio in Atlanta and also to market his services to the WCLK Jazz Family. 

According to Fowler, “I enjoy listening to WCLK at all times throughout the day.  The musical selection is amazing and I am happy to support a station that has a major impact in the community."

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Catherine Welch is news director at Rhode Island Public Radio. Before her move to Rhode Island in 2010, Catherine was news director at WHQR in Wilmington, NC. She was also news director at KBIA in Columbia, Missouri where she was a faculty member at the University Of Missouri School Of Journalism. Catherine has won several regional Edward R. Murrow awards and awards from the Public Radio News Directors Inc., New England AP, North Carolina Press Association, Missouri Press Association, and Missouri Broadcasters Association.

Now that she manages a full newsroom she files less regularly for NPR’s All Things ConsideredMorning Edition and Weekend Edition.

Community Engagement
3:30 pm
Fri August 1, 2014

The Call to True Beauty – August Edition

Credit Shed Jackson

Join Host, Daphne Walker, Wednesday, August 6, 6:00 p.m. for the August edition of The Call To True Beauty on WCLK.  We will  talk about domestic violence from the law enforcement perspective with Atlanta Police Department, Special Victims Unit, Detective Janet Brady.  We will also feature Louis Negron, a community advocate doing his part to make sure non-English speaking victims of Domestic Violence are properly heard. 

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Arts
11:15 am
Fri August 1, 2014

2014 Pan African Film Festival Aug 7-10 @ Plaza Theatre

WCLK thanks our supporters at the 2014 Pan African Film Festival, in Atlanta August 7-10 at the legendary Plaza Theatre at the corner of Ponce and Highland intown.  Over 50 new black films from around the U.S. and the world will be shown including Erroll Garner: No One Can Hear Me Read, Brother's Hypnotic and The Case of The Three Sided Dream.

PAFF Founder Ayuko Babu stopped by during The Soul of Jazz on WCLK and talked with Jamal Ahmad about this year's festival.

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Community Engagement
2:21 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

David Scott Hosts 10th Annual Health Fair August 16 @ Mundys Mill HS In Jonesboro

U.S. Congressman David Scott represents Georgia’s 13th District in Washington.  This district runs from Smyrna in the north, around the perimeter west and to the southside including Douglasville, Jonesboro and Riverdale.  He’s currently serving his sixth term. Coming up on Saturday August 16 at Mundy’s Mill High School in Jonesboro he will be hosting his 10th annual Health Fair for citizens in the 13th District.

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Community Engagement
8:26 am
Thu July 31, 2014

Atlanta Cash Homes Supports WCLK

Atlanta Cash Homes is a WCLK Business Member assisting homeowners in Greater Atlanta with the sale of off-market, vacant and distressed properties.  Atlanta Cash Homes Provides Customized Services for homeowners facing loss of property due to divorce, foreclosure and other life-changing events.

You can find them online by clicking here or call them at 678-390-5025.  Thanks Atlanta Cash Homes from all of us in the WCLK Family.

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Jazz
8:45 am
Wed July 30, 2014

Wolf Creek Jazz Series Breaks August 23 With Ken Ford, Ruben Studdard, Mike Phillips, Noel Gourdin

Wolf Creek Ampitheater in College Park brings WCLK listeners a night of live jazz music under the stars Saturday, August 23.  Expect the very best from Atlanta's own Ken Ford, part of a performance including Ruben Studdard, Mike Phillips, and Noel Gourdin.

Here's more information about the Wolf Creek Jazz Series from their Press Release:

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Jazz
2:01 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

WCLK Pick Of The Week Keith Jarrett Charlie Haden Last Dance

Charlie Haden was one of the enduring figures in straight ahead jazz in the modern era, not only for the music he forged with such collaborators as Ornette Coleman and Keith Jarrett, but also for the fact that he did not let the after effects of polio when he was 15 stand in his way of creating melodic, memorable sounds out of his famed double bass.

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Jazz
9:53 am
Tue July 29, 2014

WCLK Wednesday Winddown Features Antoine Knight, Jamal Ahmad, Morris Baxter

Urban Contemporary Jazz saxophonist, Antione Knight will headline the Jazz 91.9 WCLK, 40th Anniversary Edition of Wednesday Winddown in Centennial Olympic Park Concert on Wednesday  July 30th.    Jamal Ahmad will broadcast The Soul of Jazz live from the park all afternoon Antione Knight takes to the stage at 5:30pm.  Morris Baxter From Morning Jazz is your emcee. Join your WCLK friends and family for this wonderful downtown jazz event!

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Community Engagement
10:36 am
Sat July 26, 2014

John Eaves' Annual Back To School Event Happens Tuesday, July 29

Fulton County Commission Chairman John Eaves joined Rob Maynard on the WCLK Public Affairs Block to talk about his annual Back-To-School Kickoff Event.

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