WHFR News

1-31-17, 1-2PM: TUESDAY FORUM: Foodies on the Fifth

Learn about a vegan lifestyle when host Lynn welcomes Debra Levantrosser and Lauren Panoff, discussing various diet styles such as vegan, vegetarian, octo, lovo, flexitarian, and omnivore., along with the history of the Standard American Diet (SAD), the food pyramid and how we got here. What does it mean to raise a vegan baby, cook and bake vegan? Beyond diet, how does a vegan lifestyle impact buying clothing, cars, and more.? All backed by statistics, personal anecdotes, and stories from their experiences.

1-24-17, 1-2 PM: Tuesday Forum SPECIAL PODCAST--"Skepticality"

The Skeptics Society is a nonprofit, member-supported organization devoted to promoting scientific skepticism and resisting the spread of pseudoscience, superstition, and irrational beliefs. The Skeptics Society was founded by Michael Shermer and publishes Skeptic magazine and produces this award-winning podcast. This is the current episode from January 3, 2017. This show will be archived on this website for listening anytime after broadcast: click on Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--select date.

1-19-17, 7-11 P.M. Thursday Homelessness Marathon Broadcast

Listen to WHFR for a special broadcast that sheds awareness on the plight of the homeless. It features interviews with persons of this population on the eve of the presidential inauguration, asking them about their problems and what they would like to say to Donald Trump regarding their situation. You can find out more by checking out a talk show Tuesday forum podcast from 1-10-17 with founder Jeremy Alderson and local Pastor Rani Abdulmasih,

1-17-17, 1-2 PM: TUESDAY FORUM--"Metaphysically Speaking"

Host Mike Holloway welcomes Bill Lee who is an Avatar Master. Bill and Mike discuss the Avatar self improvement program--how a person is able to rediscover their real self and align themselves with what they want to accomplish in life by experiencing their own special insights. Remember this show will be archived on this website and can be listened to any time after broadcast: click on Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--select date.

1-16-17, Noon to 2 PM: SPECIAL MLK JR. DAY Programs

Noon to 1 PM: "Democracy Now," with host Amy Goodman--a tribute to Martin Luther King. Jr., American civil rights activist.
1 to 2 PM: Humankind (humanmedia.org) production: "Teaching Nonviolence"--a path to peace!

1-12-17, 4PM-7PM:2017 The Seatbelts on Live From Studio J

Host Scott Boatright. Listen Thursday afternoon. I will be playing lot's of great local music as always. From 5-6, I am very excited to present a live performance from the Seatbelts! They have a new record out, and the members of the band bring decades of experience in playing good old Detroit style Rock N' Roll!

1-10-17, 1PM - 2PM: 2017 Homelessness Marathon Preview with Founder Jeremy Alderson & Local Pastor Rani Abdulmasih

The 2017 Homelessness Marathon runs 7pm - 11pm, Thursday, January 19 right here on WHFR. Broadcasting from Washington DC, the marathon airs the day before the 2017 inaguration. Get a preview of this year's event on IMPACT! the show about individuals and groups making a positive difference in the community. The Homelessness Marathon's founder, Jeremy Alderson, joins host Lynn along with Pastor Rani Abdulmasih discussing national homelessness and homelessness in the Arabic community Tuesday, January 10 at 1pm. Remember, if you miss the broadcast, you can always catch the podcast on whfr.fm.

1-3-17, 1-2 PM: TUESDAY FORUM--"We Are Not Alone"

John Ventre, multi-State Director for the Mutual UFO Network, joins host David Twichell to discuss his latest book "The UFOLOGIST: The Haunting of John Ventre." John is an occasional columnist for 7 different UFO magazines and has made numerous televised appearances, including on the Anderson Cooper show. Remember after the broadcast this show is available as a podcast from this website: click on Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--(select date).

12-27-16, 1-2 PM: FORUM--Kwanzaa Special!

Beginning yesterday, Kwanzaa celebrates African-American traditions for a week, and WHFR is featuring a special celebration of the those traditions and music in "A Season's Griot 2016," from National Public Radio. This show will also be available as a podcast from this website--for listening anytime after broadcast: click on Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--select date.

10 AM, 12-24-16 thru 10 AM, 12-26-16: WHFR's Winter Season Celebration

Every year, the WHFR staff records a variety of special shows celebrating all of the winter season holidays: Christmas, Hanukkah, the Winter Solstice, Kwanzaa, the New Year--and WHFR's birthday! (We are beginning our 32nd year!) This is our gift to you, our WHFR listeners (and to our staff who deserve a break as we wrap another wonderful year). Enjoy!