WHFR News

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!

12-20-16, 1-2 PM: Tuesday Forum--SPECIAL SHOW: "Philosophy Talk"

Here is a challenging episode of "Philosophy Talk," whose current shows are featured on WHFR every Thursday from 3-4 PM: "Will Innovation Kill Us?" Past innovations are arguably the main reason for many of our current predicaments, which in turn creates a further need to innovate to solve those problems. So is innovation – and our obsession with it – ultimately a force for good or ill?

12-13-16; Dearborn Rotary on IMPACT! at 1 PM

Did you know the Dearborn Rotary foundation is celebrating its 100th anniversary? Find out about the Foundation's work, Rotary Club projects, and programs which benefit kids, along with Roteract which involves college students. Tune in Tuesday, December 13 at 1pm when Lynn speaks with Regan Ford on IMPACT! the show about individuals and groups making a positive difference in the community. Remember, if you miss the broadcast, you can always catch the podcast on whfr.fm. Just go to Tuesday talk, and select the date 12/13/2016.

12-6-16, 1-2 PM: Tuesday Forum--"We Are Not Alone"

Bill Murphy, Board Member of the J. Allen Hynek Center for UFO Studies and a former State Director for Michigan MUFON, will join host David Twichell and discuss cornerstone UFO cases like the 1953 Kinchloe AFB UFO case at Kinross in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, where the plane and pilot that were scrambled to intercept the bogey disappeared and have never been found to this day. Remember this show will be archived on this website as a podcast immediately after broadcast, for listening anytime: click on Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--(select date).

12-1-16, 4-7 P.M: "Live From Studio J" Bogart Live, Stirling Interview, Eugene Strobe.

Host Scott Boatright. Listen to the the new Live from Studio J show (formerly Motor Live Drive @5). Live from 5-6 will be the indie rock sounds from the Band Bogart, who will be playing @ P.J.s Lager House Friday. Also interviews with the one and only Stirling, we will talking about his upcoming birthday celebration Dec. 10th at the Tangent Gallery, and Eugene Strobe of Cosmic Light Shapes, discussing their new release "Nebula" and their release party Friday at the U.F.O.Factory.

11-29-16, 1-2 PM: "Foodies on the Fifth" Culinary Division Updates and Perfect Holiday Party Planning

Tune in to Foodies on the Fifth next Tuesday, November 29 at 1pm when Lynn speaks with Chef Kris about the first year of the new four-year culinary degree program. You'll get updates on award-winning culinary classes and clubs. Learn how to prepare perfect holiday cocktail and dinner parties with food and beverage suggestions and the all-important portion control! So grab pen & paper and tune in Tuesday, November 29 at 1pm for Foodies on the Fifth, every fifth Tuesday right here on WHFR. Remember, if you miss the broadcast you can always catch the podcast at WHFR.FM, Tuesday Talk.

11-12-16, WHFR Benefit at New Place Lounge--ALLSTAR BLUES JAM!

Please join WHFR for our Fall fundraiser, Saturday, Nov. 12, from 9 PM to 1 AM, at the New Place Lounge, 22723 Michigan Ave., in west Dearborn. Performing, among many other great local artists: Howard Glazer and the Lazy Brothers, who will host this Jam. Only $5 her person donation at the door; 21 and over please. Food and beverages available, plus Door Prizes, and a 50-50 Drawing. Please come out, enjoy the music, and show support for our non-profit, commercial-free, independent radio station!

11-11-16, 1-2 PM: "The New WHFR Journal"--LOCAL ELECTION WRAPUP

Regan Ford, President of Dearborn Rotary, will join host Jay Korinek to review and comment on the November 8th election, especially the local results.

11-8-16, 1-2 PM: Tuesday Forum--"IMPACT!" with St. Christine Christian Services: Dedicated to Building Hope & Developing the Brightmoor Community

Join Host Lynn as she welcomes Maureen Northrup to the November edition of IMPACT! You'll learn how St Christine's serves the neighborhood with bags of groceries, hot meals, bus tickets, rent, utilities, coffee, donuts and conversation--since 1954! Tune in next Tuesday, November 8, for some non-political good news! Remember, if you miss the broadcast, you can catch the podcast from this website, anytime after broadcast; click on Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--select date.