So, Earth Day 2017 is Saturday, April 22, and it's time to again ask ourselves: How and what are we doing--for the planet and for ourselves? Dearborn's Sustainability Coordinator, Dave Norwood, is our special guest and will update us on the situation on Dearborn and new initiatives to improve our environment and our lives. This show will be available as a podcast on this website to listen to anytime after broadcast: click on Talk Shows--WHFR Journal--select date.
David Twichell’s guest today is Dr. Bill Wickersham, an educational psychologist and peace educator. He has co-authored the book “Confronting Nuclear War: The Role of Education, Religion and the Community” with Jared Gassen, and authored “UFO Commentary: Reality, Cover-up, and Disclosure,” which is a compilation of the findings of UFO researchers over the past few decades. This is show will also be available as a podcast from this website, for listening anytime after broadcast: click on Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--select date.
As part of Radiothon 2017 fundraising--but off-air--WHFR presents LIVE at the New Place Lounge, 22723 Michigan Ave., Dearborn, from 9 PM to Midnight, THREE great local blues bands for only a $5/person donation: Ray Kaan's Detroit Trouble, The Garden of Soul, and--just added--Nicholas Tabarias. Cash bar and food available; 21 and older, please. Support WHFR-FM and have a fun evening!
During our annual pledge, we invite Dearborn's Mayor to answer questions about and comment on the last year's events and initiatives in our city. This year, his State of the City presentation was actually five 10-minute video presentations available on the City website and Facebook pages; the audio portion of these was presented on the Journal on Feb. 17, 2017. Both the SOTC show and today's interview will be available as a podcast on this website for listening any time: click on Talk Shows--WHFR Journal--select date.
Listen this week for a special treat for our loyal listeners.Every day at 4-5 P.M.there will be a live in studio performance in the genre of the show that airs at that time. Hear Audra Kubat and Friends on Sunday, Ray Kaan's Detroit Trouble on Monday, Gary Adams' This is Now on Tuesday, RJ Spangler's band on Wednesday, Fate of Misery on Thursday, the Jeff Hoagland Band on Friday, and Freakbox on Saturday. Check the schedule grid for more details. From the station truly supporting local music for 32 years, whfr.fm! Program Director and Host of Live from Studio J- Scott Boatright.
Paola Harris joins host David Twichell. Ms. Harris is an Italo-American photojournalist and investigative reporter in the field of extraterrestrial related phenomena research, and also an author and free-lance writer. Paola has lectured all over the world and has been interviewed for many TV and radio shows. Among other things, we will be discussing her latest book “UFOs: All the Above and Beyond”. Remember after the broadcast this show is available as a podcast from this website: click on Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--(select date).
Observing Black History Month, host Betty Daniels will speak to a representative of the non-profit Detroit Urban League. Serving Detroit for 96 years, the League has a broad-based Board of Directors from corporate, financial and services industries, as well as from government. labor, and educational institutions. Remember this show can be listened to ANYTIME after broadcast as a podcast from this website: click on Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--select date.
This year, Mayor John O'Reilly has chosen a new format: five 10-minute VIDEOS on topics he would normally cover in one public speech, hopefully to allow more residents to see it, either on www.cityofdearborn.org or on Dearborn's Facebook page. As a public service, today we'll offer the AUDIO portion of these videos. After broadcast, you can listen to this show anytime from this website: click on Talk Shows--WHFR Journal--select date.
Listen to all your favorite shows on WHFR this week, as all of our DJs will be presenting a Valentine-themed show. Whether it is about love found, lost, scorned, or about candy, and even anti-Valentine, we got you covered. Only on the station making waves, whfr.fm!
It's all about the heart next Tuesday -- Valentines's Day!! IMPACT!'s special guest is Paramedic Ken Collier. Lynn & Ken discuss how to protect and save those hearts -- and what an EMT does to save lives when something goes wrong. So tune in to IMPACT! Remember too, if you miss the broadcast you can always catch the podcast, just go to WHFR.FM--Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--select 2/14/17, at your convenience.