Jazz 91.9 WCLK, Atlanta’s Jazz Station, will host a Jazz and Celebrity Golf Event on Monday, August 25, 2014 at Eagle’s Landing Country Club, home to 27 holes of Championship golf. In addition to the golf tournament, other activities include a beginner’s golf clinic, live radio broadcast, contests, games, networking and an awards celebration.
Hosea Feed the Hungry extends their summer efforts of helping working families and those families who are less fortunate by hosting their annual Back to School Jamboree. The annual event will be held on Sunday, July 13, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. in the Turner Field Red parking lot.
This event comes just in time for families as they begin to plan for the end of summer and beginning of a new year at school. The event is open to all families and the admission is absolutely free. Children will receive a backpack filled with school supplies.
Jamal Ahmad is your emcee as Atlanta's High Museum of Art welcomes keyboardist Louis Herriveaux for the May edition of Friday Jazz At The High, May 16 from 5p until 10p. Admission to Friday Jazz is free with your admission to the museum. You can beat the traffic, take in the High's latest exhibits, including the last week of Abelardo Morell: The Universe Next Door, and dig jazz music from Louis Herriveaux. We don't think there is a better way to spend a Friday evening.
Louis Herriveaux and High Museum's Jessica Joris stopped by WCLK to talk about it with Jamal:
April is National Poetry Month and Jazz 91.9 WCLK and Clark Atlanta University (CAU) Department of English presents a poetry competition for poets ages 18 and up. Poets are invited to submit original poetry on topics ranging from the joy of being alive to commentary about social and political issues. Do you want to praise someone; heal a broken heart with your words; or, celebrate the future? Submit your poetry now through Friday, April 18, 5:00 p.m. to: CAUPoetryContest@cau.edu
It's not too late to be there for tonight's Jazz Roots event at Cobb Energy Peforming Arts Centre, featuring Take Six, Kirk Whalum, Nnena Freelon, Clint Holmes, The Clark Atlanta University Band and Singers and the Ebenezer Church Choir. They will be celebrating the diverse stylings of Albany Georgia's Ray Charles.
In addition to a special serenade by Dianne Reeves, the Jazz Legacy Gala includes dinner and tributes. Ticket purchase to the Gala includes a ticket to the George Benson Concert. Reserve your table seats by clicking here.
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.
Multi-instrumentalist T. K. Blue first learned to play tenor sax from Billy Mitchell, whose propulsive playing drove combos for both Count Basie and Dizzy Gillespie. In the years since, T. K. Blue, aka Talib Kibwe has worked with a whose who of straight ahead jazz including stints with Yusef Lateef, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, and Abdullah Ibrahim/Dollar Brand.
His new release is called A Warm Embrace. WCLK Program Director Aaron Cohen has pulled the title track and When Sunny Gets Blue for some spins on Serenade To The City, Atlanta's Overnight Jazz Soundtrack(Mon-Fri 10p-2a).
WCLK's Fonda Smith will be filing reports Monday morning with updates from the annual Hosea Feed The Hungry MLK Jr Day Festival Of Services at the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park. In the run up to Monday's event, they can still use contributions from supporters. If you would like to pitch in at the last minute as part of this annual King Day service event, reach out to HFTH by clicking here.