The Annual Mrs. Robinson Will Oldham Valentine’s Special is happening Sunday February 15, 2015 from 9pm-midnight EST. Every year on or around Valentine’s Day, Mrs. Robinson shares her love of the music of singer-songwriter Will Oldham by playing his music from his vast catalog. Oldham currently performs under the name Bonnie “Prince” Billy and has performed under the moniker Palace, Palace Brothers, Palace Music, and the bands Continental OP, Box of Chocolates and more. As a special treat this year (and most years), Oldham will call in and chat with Mrs. Robinson at some point during the show. If you want more information, want to request your favorite Will Oldham song, or have anything you want Mrs. Robinson to ask Oldham specifially, please email email@example.com.
For more information check out the Facebook Event below. You can post questions and requests there as well.
"This isn't right, and I want no part of it." That's how Jeremy Weir Alderson felt when he began the Homelessness Marathon. This year's 14-hour Marathon is number 17 and airs February 17 & 18. Lynn speaks with Jeremy about the Marathon's history and mission, and why Sarasota, Florida, is a designated "mean city." WHFR is proud to be one of only three stations carrying the broadcast in Michigan. Remember there's a podcast of this show on this website, available anytime after broadcast: go to Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--(select date).
Please join Tom Wilson for Very Special Music from Sun Ra and His Arkestra to Celebrate the Iconic Jazz Composer and His Original Arkestra Members: 90 year old Marshall Allen (alto sax) and Danny Ray Thompson (baritone sax, flute), in advance of when they Ascend onto the stage at Trinosophes in Detroit, tomorrow, Feb. 7th, as part of the "Over the Pavement" 3-day Art Music Fest.
Our guest today is probably the most recognizable name in UFOlogy: Nuclear Physicist and Lecturer Stanton Friedman. He became interested in UFOs in 1958, and since 1967 has lectured about them at more than 600 colleges and 100 professional groups in 50 U.S. states, 10 Canadian provinces and 18 other countries. He has published more than 90 UFO papers and has appeared on hundreds of radio and TV programs including Larry King Live and numerous documentaries.
Helping Youths, Seniora, and Students--through two local non-profit organizations featured on today's show. First, we talk with Nancy Allen about Urban Solutions, whose mission is to create solution for youth in the community. Second, we learn about "the oasis on Evergreen Road," from Father Anthony Fox at The Gabriel Richard Newman Center, located between Henry Ford College and the University of Michigan-Dearborn. The podcast of this show is available on this website for listening anytime: click on Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--(select date).
Our annual talk about one of our favorite topics in Detroit: CARS. Joining hosts John and Jay will be Eddie Alterman, Editor in Chief of Car and Driver Magazine. So, we'll cover the Auto Show, the industry news, insurance, and--of course--our picks for Best Cars. The podcast will be available from this website immediately after broadcast, for listening (or downloading) anytime: click on Talk Shows--WHFR Journal--(select date).
Love winter? Got kids? Then you know what it's like to fight the flu! At least one proud poppa does, and he's one half of our previously scheduled duo, case managerz. Unfortunately, due to his needing to be there for the little ones they've had to reschedule. They'll be back in our line up as soon as possible . Alex Karasinski sits in on Motor to talk about his new band The Static Dial, playing live, February 26th. We'll talk about how this group came to be as Alex lays down some low end amazement. That's Motor Live Drive @ 5, 1-22-15. On 89.3, where we're Just Getting Started.
Host Mike Holloway's guest today is ghost hunter Tim Woolworth from Motor City Ghost Hunters. Learn how Tim got his start in searching for ghosts, what his ghost hunting group is all about, and what is entailed when going on a ghost hunt. Tim also describes all the fascinating tools and equipment he uses when looking for spirits. It's a "spooooktacular" show that you won't want to miss! (If you do miss the broadcast, remember its podcast will be available from this website: click on Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--(select date).)
From Noon to 1 PM, from American Radioworks, WHFR presents "King's Last March," a radio documentary covering the last year of King's life, when he moved beyond integration and began directly criticizing the overarching economic and political systems that abandoned the poor and the disadvantaged. Then, from 1 to 2 PM, WHFR presents a special "Democracy Now" show, a tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr., hosted by Amy Goodman.
The Players Guild of Dearborn presented its first play, The Prince Who Wore a Red Feather in His Cap, on December 30, 1927 at the old Dearborn High School. It's now 2015 and the Players Guild is still going strong! Learn more about the organization's history, memorable productions, and the new generation of performers called Guildlings, when Lynn speaks with Players Guild President Mike Moseley on the next IMPACT! It's the show about individuals and groups making a positive Impact! in the community, 1pm Tuesday, January 13.