CAU Now returns to WCLK Saturday morning at 7:30 before The Tavis Smiley Show. Your host is Desmond Dickerson and he will be talking with Dr. Valerie Otero-Marah, a cutting edge cancer researcher whose story has taken her from Kenya to Europe to one of the leading research facilities in America.
Tune in Sunday evening at 7pm for an amazing set by Terri Lyne Carrington as she and her band tear through a mondern re-imagining of the 1962 collaboration between Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus and Max Roach called Money Jungle.
Jazz 91.9 WCLK is your home for NPR Jazz, including JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater, Saturday mornings at six, Sunday evenings at 7pm.
Your Health Connection is joined by Oncologist Dr. Karen Godette and breast cancer survivor Chermaine Axam-Wilkins for a frank discussion about the myths and realities about breast cancer in 2013. How much is genetic? What are the treatement and cosmetic options? Do you use a wig or fly your new post-cancer hairdo high and tight? You'll hear real answers to real questions that will provide you with the common-sense understanding you may need.
Kiplyn Primus is joined by United Way of Greater Atlanta President and CEO Milton Little, and Sonia Milner of Nicholas House, a transitional shelter for homeless families that will be receiving shoeboxes on Mother's Day as part of the WCLK-United Way Shoebox Campaign.
Listen to their conversation here, or tune in for community engagement on The Local Take Saturday morning at 7:30a before Tavis as Kiplyn digs deeper into the Shoebox Campaign, and how your decorative shoeboxes filled with toiletries and personal care items can make a difference on Mother's Day.
George Duke stopped by Morning Jazz today to talk Jazz-Funk with Morris Baxter. Duke talks about his music, his roots, and the amazing list of musicians he's worked with over the years, including Miles Davis, Cannonball Adderley, and Frank Zappa.
If you're headed to tonight's WCLK 39th Anniversary Benefit Concert at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center, here's a chance to give a listen to this morning's conversation in case you missed it.
Of course, every month is Jazz Appreciation Month at WCLK. But April is officially dubbed so by the Smithsonian Institution.
Many of you will be receiving Jazz Appreciation Month posters as part of your pledge premiums during our recent drive. You can find out more about the Smithsonian's offical celebration by visiting their site here.
Thanks to all of our new and renewing members who made our Spring 2013 Membership Campaign a huge success. If your membership includes tickets to our 39th Anniversary Concert Wednesday featuring George Duke and Gerald Albright, you have two options with regards to getting your tickets.
WCLK is the Jazz AND public affairs of the city. We have been since 1974. Our current partnership with the Center for Cancer Research And Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University is designed to increase awareness of prostate cancer, which kills a disproportionate number of African American men.
Jazz 91.9 WCLKin partnership with the International Television Services will host the second in a series of beta field testings of OVEE, a new social screening platform for watching television starting April 1. OVEE is a digital engagement platform which allows Jazz 91.9 to better serve communities by administering live, online screenings of most public broadcasting programs while interacting with participants in real time.