Programming on Atlanta's Jazz Station 91.9 WCLK is made possible in part by Marietta's New Theatre In The Square, presenting Othello-Shakespeare's most intimate and devastating tragedy. It's a story about society, status, and the nature of the outsider. But it's also a story about the love and trust between friends and between men and women. Othello is in performance through Sunday, September 1.

Saturday morning at 8am on WCLK's The Local Take I speak with Leona Barr Davenport, President and CEO of the Atlanta Business League, about their upcoming 41st Annual CEO Appreciation Luncheon.  This year's luncheon is taking place on Tuesday, May 21 at the Marriott Marquis.  

Gammon Seminary at ITC Offering Spiritual Retreats

Mar 16, 2019

This week on WCLK's The Local Take at 8am Saturday I speak with Dean Ken Walden and Minister Brenda Bennefield from the Gammon Seminary at the Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) about their upcoming Spiritual Retreats. 

Dean Walden explains the seminaries relationship to ITC and the historical nature of the center where several seminaries are housed. He speaks to this campus being one of a kind.  I ask him about why Gammon decided to offer spiritual retreats. 

Earlier this week, an array of news outlets in New York City reported a macabre discovery: The body of a 53-year-old man was found floating in a Queens marina, fully clothed, with chains wrapped around his legs. The body was noticed by a passerby along the shoreline of the World's Fair Marina in Flushing Harbor, near Citi Field, around 9:15 a.m. Tuesday.

Wayne Shorter likes to tell a story about going to see Charlie Parker, the mercurial titan of bebop, sometime around 1951. Shorter was 18 at the time — a saxophonist, like Parker, and a bop obsessive already gigging around his hometown of Newark, N.J. He headed across the river into Manhattan, where Parker, colloquially known as Bird, was headlining at Birdland, the club named in Parker's honor.