Underground Atlanta has been a proud supporter of WCLK for many years. There is a big event coming up at Underground Atlanta Friday through Sunday, July 25 through the 27th. The 19th Annual Heritage Arts and Soul Festival will include over 30 artists and designers, an artist lecture series, live music, and special heritage events.
For information about all of the events at this year's Heritage Arts and Soul Festival, click here.
Kiplyn Primus was joined Saturday morning July 12 for The Local Take, as she welcomed participants in the 2014 Young African Leaders Initiative. The Obama administration’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) is a signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders. Nearly 1 in 3 Africans are between the ages of 10 and 24, and approximately 60 percent of Africa’s total population is below the age of 35.
Join us for The Local Take with Kiplyn Primus Saturday morning at 7am as we discuss the new Falcons Stadium and its impact on the community. We'll take your calls live and feature guests and remarks from folks in the Vine City, English Avenue, Castleberry Hill and the AUC.
Kiplyn Primus devoted The Local Take on WCLK this week to a major literary event taking place April 16 at Spelman College. The Octavia Butler Celebration of Fantastic Arts Symposium on Art and Activism will take into account the career and lasting work of Butler, considered by most the greatest African American Science Fiction writer.
Kiplyn Primus was joined on The Local Take on WCLK by Researcher Ryan T. Day. Day is an African American doctoral student in Counseling Education. He is studying childhood sexual abuse in the African American community. Did you know that one in six boys and one in four girls experience some form of sexual abuse?
You can do your part to shatter the silence by taking part in a free, 10-minute online ANONYMOUS research survey on the experiences of African American Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse.
Sunday afternoon February 9 from 2-5pm is the time and CAU's Trevor Arnett Hall is the place for Ascending Yellow at the Clark Atlanta University Galleries. This festive celebration of great visual and spoken word arts will feature an auction of internationally renowned artwork with proceeds going towards the historic permanent collection at CAU. Broadway and television actress Lisa Arrindell Anderson will emcee.
The Clark Atlanta University Galleries are located in Trevor Arnett Hall on the CAU Campus.
Kiplyn Primus is joined on a special holiday edition of The Local Take by dancer, producer and choreographer Stepp Stewart to talk about Stewart's presentation of "A Soulful Christmas". The production is a heart-warming musical illuminating the magic of the holiday season. It features soulful Christmas songs and Broadway-style choreography. It's an African-American tale that is fun and exciting for all families.
The production features the Chocolettes Dance Troup.
The Local Take With Kiplyn Primus has you covered on Saturday. Join us at 7a for a special live interactive edition of the program featuring your questions about the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. Everyone has new rights and responsibilities when it comes to your health insurance, and we're now in the first open enrollment period under ACA.
Joining Kiplyn will be joined in the discussion by Enroll America's Dante McKay, Monica Ponder with the Fulton-Dekalb Hospital Authority, and Dr. Juan Merayo on behalf of LifeSouth Community Blood Centers.
The Local Take on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is going LOCAL and bringing healthcare information to our Community. You can join Kiplyn Primus on the air live Saturday morning at 7am to discuss your questions about the Affordable Care Act/Obamacare.
Later Saturday we hope to see you at the WCLK Community Health Forum at The Villages at Carver Family YMCA at 1600 Pryor Road Southwest, Atlanta, GA 30315. The event takes place Saturday, October 19, from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM.