Kiplyn Primus

Arts
1:34 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Jon Goode and Faith Carmichael Talk NBAF, Next-Atlanta Salon July 31

Jon Goode is an Emmy Award-Winning HBO Def Poet.  You've seen his work all over television, and if you attend The NEXT Salon at the Hammonds House Museum on Peeples Street in Historic West End on Thursday, July 31, you can see him slam some verse.  Goode and NEXT Executive Director Faith Carmichael joined Kiplyn Primus to talk about it on the WCLK Public Affairs Block, heard Saturday mornings from 7-8am before Tavis on WCLK.

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Arts
12:29 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Jon Goode and Faith Carmichael Talk NBAF, Next-Atlanta Salon July 31

Jon Goode is an Emmy Award-Winning HBO Def Poet.  You've seen his work all over television, and if you attend The NEXT Salon at the Hammonds House Museum on Peeples Street in Historic West End on Thursday, July 31, you can see him slam some verse.  Goode and NEXT Executive Director Faith Carmichael joined Kiplyn Primus to talk about it on the WCLK Public Affairs Block, heard Saturday mornings from 7-8am before Tavis on WCLK.

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Arts
11:35 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Underground Atlanta Heritage Arts and Soul Festival July 25-27

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.

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Community Engagement
12:28 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

Young African Leaders Initiative On The Local Take With Kiplyn Primus

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.

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Community Engagement
6:10 am
Sat May 17, 2014

Atlanta Business League 36th Annual CEO Appreciation Luncheon Tue 5/21

The Atlanta Business League holds it's 36th Annual CEO Appreciation Luncheon on Tuesday, May 21 at the Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta.  This year's honorees include

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Community Engagement
10:39 am
Fri May 9, 2014

The Local Take On WCLK Looks At The Impact of The New Falcons Stadium On The Community

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.

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Arts
12:28 pm
Sat April 12, 2014

Afro-Futurism and Octavia E. Butler On The Local Take With Kiplyn Primus

Octavia Butler
Credit Leslie Howle

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.

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Community Engagement
11:01 am
Sat March 8, 2014

The Local Take Discusses Childhood Sexual Abuse In African American Community

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.

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Arts
10:27 am
Thu February 6, 2014

CAU Galleries Art Auction Sunday 2-5pm-Renowned Artists Celebrate Richard A. Long

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.

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Arts
7:56 am
Sat December 14, 2013

Kiplyn Primus Talks "A Soulful Christmas" On The Local Take

Stepp Stewart and Kiplyn Primus

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.

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