It was great to see so many Loyal Listeners, WHFR Alumni, and new friends at the WHFR Tent this weekend at Dearborn Homecoming. We passed out lots of free pens, stickers and program guides. We sold lots of WHFR logo items. AND a BIG THANK YOU to all the people who bought our purged CDs. We had a great time at Homecoming and we hope you did too!
It is that time of year again for fun, food, fireworks, and free WHFR pens and program guides at the the 33rd Annual Dearborn Homecoming Festival. WHFR will be at Homecoming with our FREE WHFR pens, program guides and bumper stickers, plus Logo items for sale along with our purged cd's for a $1 donation each or a bag for a $10 donation. WHFR will be broadcasting live from the festival from 11am - 8pm all three days, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. So make sure you stop by the WHFR tent for a free pen, bumper sticker, program guide and check out our purged CDs. For more information about Dearborn Homecoming you can check out their webiste: http://www.cityofdearborn.org/homecoming/ or listen to WHFR all weekend long!
"Theme Attic", the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, will feature songs that loosely focus on activities and experiences as well as a celebration of "home," as a kickoff to this weekend's Homecoming Festival! Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, August 2nd at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!
Host Ned Apigian, a Dearborn Heights councilperson, will separately interview four of the five candidates competing for election to the Michigan House representing the new District 11, which includes Dearborn Heights. Scheduled for this live broadcast are three of the four Democrats competing in the August 7 Primary: Cody Bailey, Bill Kaledas, and David Knezek, and the Republican candidate, Kathleen Kopczyk.
Some of the best recent podcasts from the internet: EarthSky 22 (7-23) updates us on the many meteors in the sky this week, EarthSky8 features an interview with Joseph de Simone on being an inventor, and Planetary Radio (7-25) gives us news on space exploration, astronomy, and science--this week from the Aquarium of the Pacific. Note: this show will be available from this website immediately after broadcast for listening anytime: click on Talk Shows--Monday Forum--(select date).
Two special guests will tell us about "Green Living Alternatives," part of Dearborn Homecoming actvities next weekend, this being from 1-4 PM on Aug. 4: Maureen McIlrath of Dearborn cable TV's "Going Green with Maureen," and Sean Galloway, who along with Maureen is guiding the Going Green Foundation (goinggreenfoundation.org).
This week's featured Broadway musical is the 1990 off-Broadway musical revue FOREVER PLAID. This musical features The Plaids, a close-harmony guy group that was popular in the 1950s. This musical was made into a featue film in 2009 called FOREVER PLAID: THE MOVIE. So make sure you listen to Joe on Big Band, Broadway, and Beyond this Friday from 10am-1pm and every Friday with a different featured Broadway musical.
It's time for the second annual "Bugapalooza!" Those pesky critters that seem to be made just to annoy everybody are out at full strength. "Theme Attic", the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, will provide a musical salute to the world of bugs for your listening pleasure this week! Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, July 26th at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!
"No Child Left Inside", that's the program name and the goal of program founder Alan Heavner. He'll talk about the positive effects of getting kids of all ages into the wilderness. Even if the wilderness is just a few miles from home. Kathy Martin discusses outdoor counseling and Peter Rudofski talks about working with blind and deaf children in canoes.
Join host Lynn when she speaks with these fascinating people and brings you updates on Turner Town, the 2012 Michigan Ride for Kids, along with information about The Race for the Cure.
Two great recent podcasts from the internet: From Philosophy talk--"Movie Show 2012" & from Freakonomics Radio--"What's Wrong with Cash for Grades?" This WHFR talk show is available as a podcast from this website, anytime after broadcast, for listening anytime: click on Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--(select date).