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Jazz
10:05 am
Sat November 8, 2014

Rivablue & Friends Interpret Phyllis Hyman

WCLK's Midday Jazz Swing Host Rivablue will be joined by vocalists Kemba Cofield and JeanIsJasmine for an interpretation of the music of the late great Phyllis Hyman, in an event that is happening at Cafe 290 in Sandy Springs on Wednesday November 12.  They will be joined by Kevin Osborn on keys, Ray McMurty on bass and drummer Emrah Kotan.

Rivablue: Phyllis Hyman was a singer, songwriter, and actress.  Her songs were filled with passion and emotion.  Everybody loved her.  The way she would interpret the lyrics to any song would captivate an audience.

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Community Engagement
8:17 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Kimya Motley--From Survivor To Advocate On The Call To True Beauty

Kimya Motley

Kimya Motley didn't imagine she would be the victim of a horrific act of domestic violence.  But in 2011 she and her daughter were both shot in the head by her ex-husband and left for dead.  She and her daughter survived and she has persevered to become an advocate for domestic violence survivors.

Motley joined Host Daphne Walker on WCLK Wednesday, November 5 at six pm for The Call To True Beauty, a live interactive talk program designed to help you find healthier, happier relationships.

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Jazz
10:07 am
Sat November 1, 2014

Allen Toussaint Comes To ATL Fri 11/7, Checks In With Jay Edwards on Jazz Tones

The Ferst Center For The Arts at Georgia Tech presents an evening of New Orleans Jazz on Friday, November 7 featuring Allen Toussaint and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band.  Toussaint, a musician, songwriter, and producer, is one of the most influential figures New Orleans R&B.

Tune in to Jazz Tones with Jay Edwards Saturday afternoon as he talks with Toussaint about his career, his music, and the upcoming performance at the Ferst Center.

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Community Engagement
10:27 am
Fri October 31, 2014

Kamileon's Kloset Promotes Interview Makeovers For Job Seekers, Transforms Lives

Join Rob Maynard on The WCLK Public Affairs Block Saturday morning at 7am before Tavis as he is joined by Kamila Washington, founder of Kamileon's Kloset.

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Jazz
10:22 am
Wed October 29, 2014

Got Vocals? WCLK's Got Carmen Lundy's Soul To Soul

WCLK PD Aaron Cohen has added Carmen Lundy's latest release on Afrasia Productions, a 13 song cycle of pure jazz vocal delight.  Cohen feels that Lundy evokes the compelling emotional edge of the great Nancy Wilson.   He's featuring Grateful throughout the day and especially on Serenade To The City, weeknights 10p-2a.

From CarmenLundy.com:

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Community Engagement
12:04 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

WCLK-Mercedes-Benz of Buckhead Community Honors Recognizes Atlanta Community Food Bank

Mercedes-Benz of Buckhead's Community Honors Program selects key Atlanta-area organizations making a positive difference in the community.  The current honoree is the Atlanta Community Food Bank.

Founded in 1979, ACFB procures more than 50 million pounds of food and groceries each year and distributes it to more than 600 nonprofit partner agencies serving families and individuals in 29 metro Atlanta and north Georgia counties.

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Jazz
12:36 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

WCLK Pick Of The Week-Stanley Clarke's Up

WCLK Program Director Aaron Cohen is playing the new release from legendary bassist Stanley Clarke, called Up.  Up features a who's who of Clarke's favorite musicians, including guitarists Joe Walsh, Jimmy Herring and Paul Jackson, Jr.; drummers Stewart Copeland, Gerry Brown and John Robinson; keyboardist Greg Phillinganes; Phil Davis on synthesizer and keyboards; Chick Corea on acoustic piano; saxophonists Kamasi Washington, Doug Webb and Dan Higgins; vocalists Jessica Vautor, Natasha Agrama and Patrice Quinn; trumpeter Gary Grant and trombonist Andy Martin on horns; percussionist Lenny C

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Community Engagement
12:15 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

New Georgia Project Looks To Engage Rising American Electorate In November 4 Elections

Stacy Abrams is the Georgia House of Representatives Minority Leader.  She is also one of the driving forces behind The New Georgia Project, which is designed to activate the significant number of eligible voters in Georgia ages 18-29, people of color, and single women. Kiplyn Primus talks with Abrams on the WCLK Public Affairs Block about the New Georgia Project, and the importance of voting(or early voting) in the November 4 elections.

The WCLK Public Affairs Block airs Saturday mornings from 7a-8a, just before The Tavis Smiley Show from Public Radio International.

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Arts
2:36 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

BronzeLens Film Festival of Atlanta Celebrates 5 Years Of Independent African American Film

WCLK and BronzeLens Film Festival of Atlanta are two great cultural institutions in our city.  We support each other, and WCLK encourages you to take in one of the many films and events going on now through October 26.

For more information about BronzeLens Film Festival of Atlanta, click here.

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Jazz
11:06 am
Sat October 18, 2014

WCLK Pick of The Week--Brian Culbertson's Another Long Night Out

Thanks to everyone who joined us for the Brian Culbertson/Norman Brown WCLK 40th Anniversary Fall Benefit Concert at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.  WCLK PD Aaron Cohen is highlighting Culbertson's newest release Another Long Night Out.  You can hear it throughout the day and on Serenade To The City, weeknights from 10p-2a on Atlanta's Jazz Station.

You can purchase Another Long Night Out from Amazon by clicking on the banner below and a part your purchase will come back to support the non-commercial programming on WCLK.  Thank you.

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