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02/04/2024

Ready for Okorie “Okcello” Johnson to immerse you into the enchanting world of cello-driven melodies? 🎻✨ Don’t miss it at 7 p.m. on 90.1FM or PBS-30 at 10 p.m. and our podcast on your favorite platform! 🎧

02/04/2024

Edgewood Heavy is bringing the ‘rock ‘n soul’ magic to Sounds Like ATL on February 10th. 🤘🎸 Mark your calendars, set the alarms, and get ready to groove at 7 p.m. on 90.1FM or catch the soulful vibes on PBS-30 at 10 p.m. 🎶 Plus, dive into their sound on our podcast, available on your favorite platform! 🎧

02/02/2024

Don't miss Jewel Wicker in conversation with Mercedes Cook on this episode of The Boom!

Together they delve into Mercedes' remarkable journey on Georgia sets, uncover the process behind designing for historic and contemporary films, and offers valuable tips on starting a career in costuming. Tune in! https://www.wabe.org/the-boom/

Who here remembers Lamb Chop the Puppet? If you do, you'll want to join City Lights host Lois Reitzes on February 26 @ t...
02/02/2024

Who here remembers Lamb Chop the Puppet?

If you do, you'll want to join City Lights host Lois Reitzes on February 26 @ the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival for the Southeast Premiere of Shari And Lamb Chop: The Documentary, a new documentary detailing the life of creator Shari Lewis ✨ Get your ticket here: https://bit.ly/48hlPS1

Thank you Anthem Awards for selecting The Boom as the 2024 Silver Anthem Winner. We are honored to join such an incredib...
02/02/2024

Thank you Anthem Awards for selecting The Boom as the 2024 Silver Anthem Winner. We are honored to join such an incredible list of artists and organizations selected from 2,000+ entries from more than 30 countries worldwide. Special thanks to host Jewel Wicker, Producer Kevin Rinker and the entire production team at WABE.

02/01/2024

Dive into laughter with ‘Lyla in the Loop’ 🚀✨ Premiering Monday, February 5 on PBS-30 at 10:30 a.m., get ready for a world of fun and imagination! 🌈

Unveiling the rich tapestry of Black history through compelling stories. Join the journey at WABE.org/black-history to d...
02/01/2024

Unveiling the rich tapestry of Black history through compelling stories. Join the journey at WABE.org/black-history to discover more narratives that resonate and inspire. 🙌❤️ Learn more here: linktr.ee/wabeatl

01/31/2024

This performance is gonna be just as amazing as these outfits! ❤️‍🔥 Get ready for The Pussywillows powerful indie rock vibes and fierce energy to ignite your soul. Tune in for the electrifying performances on February 3 at 7 p.m. on 90.1FM, PBS-30 at 10 p.m. or on your favorite pod platform 🎸✨

01/29/2024

Peek behind the music with worlds greatest dad! 🤘 Dive into the creative process and camaraderie that fuels their sound. Don’t miss their performance February 3 at 7 p.m. on 90.1FM, PBS-30 at 10 p.m. or your favorite pod platform! 🎶 learn more at wabe.org/soundslikeatl.

01/28/2024

Groove to the soulful vibes of Atlanta’s R&B sensation Yah Yah and dive into the raw emotions with Emo band worlds greatest dad! 🌟 Tune in on February 3 at 7 p.m. on 90.1FM or catch it on PBS-30 at 10 p.m. Can’t make it? Find the exclusive podcast on your favorite platform! 🎶 go to wabe.org/soundslikeatl to learn more.

01/26/2024

American Fiction celebrates 5 Oscar Nominations 👏! Join Jewel and American Fiction co-producer, Jermaine Johnson from 3 Arts Entertainment, as they reflect on the film's impressive start to the awards season. Don't miss this behind-the-scenes discussion! https://www.wabe.org/the-boom/

01/26/2024

Atlanta's hottest sounds are back, and you get to hear them FIRST! WABE fans like you get to enjoy early access to the Season 2 premiere of Sounds Like ATL. Unplug, unwind, and witness intimate performances from incredible artists before anyone else. ✨

Alto Moon: https://bit.ly/3HB1VXc
Lowertown: https://bit.ly/3S6tzA4

01/25/2024

Atlanta, get ready for the dreamy tunes of this dynamic indie/alternative duo, Lowertown, on Sounds Like ATL! 🌌🎸 Tune in January 27 at 7 p.m. on 90.1FM, catch the PBS-30 broadcast at 10 p.m., and discover the magic on your favorite podcast platform! 🎧 Learn more at wabe.org/soundslikeatl.

01/23/2024

Lights, camera, Atlanta! Rashidi Hendrix takes center stage on The Boom, discussing the city's evolving film industry and the road to maturity. Jewel also brings you the latest award winners, some shot right here in the A! Tune in for the inside scoop.

Tune in for the inside scoop at http://wabe.org/theboom

01/21/2024

Let us take you to the moon with genre-bending pop artist Alto Moon on Sounds Like ATL Season 2! 🌙🚀 Catch us January 27 on 90.1FM at 7 p.m., PBS-30 at 10 p.m., and your favorite pod platform for our accompanying podcast. Visit wabe.org/soundslikeatl for more info! ✨

01/19/2024

Atlanta's film industry is on the rise, and Rashidi Hendrix spills the tea on The Boom! Discover the steps needed for Atlanta to step into the spotlight and become a major player in the entertainment world. Tune in for insights, stories, and the latest award winners! https://www.wabe.org/theboom

01/16/2024

: Join filmmaker and educator Booker T. Mattison in the latest episode of ‘The Boom’ with Jewel Wicker as he spills the cinematic tea on bridging the gap between academia and the dynamic world of film & TV. 🍿 Don’t miss out on the reel wisdom - tune in now at wabe.org/theboom! 🎧

That's our Aisha S. Greenlee! Congratulations to her and her fellow new board members Michelle Taylor Willis and Ben G. ...
01/16/2024

That's our Aisha S. Greenlee! Congratulations to her and her fellow new board members Michelle Taylor Willis and Ben G. Carter 📚🙌

"My love for books and reading began in my local library as a child. Serving on the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library Foundation board is an honor and full circle milestone."

- Aisha Greenlee

We hope your Sunday was as colorful as this rainbow with its WABE yard sign! 🌈 We’re everywhere  . Send us a pic of wher...
01/14/2024

We hope your Sunday was as colorful as this rainbow with its WABE yard sign! 🌈 We’re everywhere . Send us a pic of where you’ve spotted us for a chance to be featured on our page!

01/12/2024

Embark on a weekly journey into the heart of the 2024 Georgia Legislative Session with Rahul Bali and Sam Gringlas. 🎙️ Join us every Friday morning for Gold Dome Scramble on WABE.org or your favorite podcast platform. 🏛️

01/12/2024

Cheers to 9 amazing years of creativity and insightful discussions on City Lights with Lois Reitzes and Closer Look with Rose Scott! 🎉✨ Thank you, Atlanta, for being part of our journey. ❤️

01/12/2024

Ready to be put on? 🎧✨ Join the sonic journey as returns for Season 2! Starting 1/27, catch us on 90.1FM at 7 p.m., PBS-30 at 10 p.m. and don’t miss a beat with our accompanying podcast EVERY Saturday. 📺🔊 Visit WABE.org for more info! 🎶

We love this photo of WABE Lifetime Director Ann Cramer  welcoming the newest members of APS Board leadership at this we...
01/10/2024

We love this photo of WABE Lifetime Director Ann Cramer welcoming the newest members of APS Board leadership at this week's Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education swearing-in ceremony.

Photo by Jennifer McDonald

01/07/2024

2024 is the year we hear W-A-B-E everywhere!

01/05/2024

Your favorite podcast is now twice a week! Catch the engaging conversations on Political Breakfast between WABE Morning Edition host Lisa Rayam, GOP strategist Brian Robinson, and Democratic strategist Tharon Johnson. 🍳 Join us every Tuesday and Thursday on WABE.org/politicalbreakfast or your preferred podcast platform. 🎧

Gail O’Neill was a beloved writer, TV personality, supermodel, enthusiastic supporter of WABE, and a good friend of “Cit...
12/28/2023

Gail O’Neill was a beloved writer, TV personality, supermodel, enthusiastic supporter of WABE, and a good friend of “City Lights” host Lois Reitzes. O'Neill passed away this year on October 10. As 2023 comes to a close, Team “City Lights” reflects on the life of a beautiful soul who brought so much beauty into the world. Her love, laughter, and light will be dearly missed.

It’s customary in the media for end-of-year reflections to include stories about well-known people who passed away in the preceding months. Among those in Atlanta was Gail O’Neill, an enthusiastic supporter […]

12/25/2023

Merry Christmas from WABE! 🎄 Unwrap the joy and tell us, when’s your present-opening moment? 🎁

WNBA champion and Atlanta Dream part-owner, Renee Montgomery, brings her winning spirit to WABE Studios! Don’t forget to...
12/24/2023

WNBA champion and Atlanta Dream part-owner, Renee Montgomery, brings her winning spirit to WABE Studios! Don’t forget to tune into her show Montgomery & Co. Saturdays at 6 p.m. on 90.1 FM. 🏀🎙️

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