Pearl Cleage

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Today's UPFRONT is going to be lit! It features Project Runway All-Star and Atlanta based fashion designer Edmond Newton. He stopped by the studios this week to discuss appearing on Season 6 of the show and his plans to release a book based on his experience. 

American Idol stars Julian and Milo Sposato were in town and stopped by to chat about appearing on the new season of the show.  The twins are also releasing a new album and share some of that music with us. The project is mixture of their musical loves --- Jazz, Pop, Soul and Rock. 

Join me Saturday, February 3,  8:00 a.m. at a new time on The Local Take on Jazz 91.9 WCLK as I speak with Atlanta's own Tayari Jones, award winning writer of  Leaving Atlanta  and  Silver Sparrow.  We discuss her new novel An American Marriage and her upcoming program at the Alliance Theatre where she will speak with her mentor Pearl Cleage.

This year’s Women 2 Women Conference takes place on Saturday, March 14 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Downtown.  This year’s plenary speaker is Atlanta Playwright and Best Selling Author Pearl Cleage.  Honorees include Essence Magazine Editor In Chief Emeritus Susan L. Taylor and Edie Fraser .

Women 2 Women Conference/Young Eventions Group Founder Sonjia Waller Young, and Women 2 Women Conference Honoree Edie Fraser joined WCLK's Kiplyn Primus on the WCLK Public Affairs Block Saturday morning at 7am to talk about it.