World Renowned Concert Pianist, Rich Ridenour, Visits "Theme Attic," Thursday, January 31st, 10AM-Noon!

Before his performance this Friday, February 1st, with the Dearborn Symphony, Rich Ridenour has made plans to guest on "Theme Attic," the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects. This week's themes will range anywhere from Groundhog Day, to movies, to Mozart. Nothing is planned, but these things are certain:There will be snappy conversation and a lot of great Rich Ridenour music! Join host DJ Phil Maq and his very special guest on Thursday, January 31st, at 10:00AM for the fun!

Tuesday FORUM, 1-29-13, 1-2 PM: Philosophy Talk & TEDTalks

For the 5th Tuesday: "The Linguistics of Name-Calling," plus Janine di Giovanni presents "What I Saw in the War," some of our choices for the best podcasts on the internet this week. Anytime after this broadcast, you can listen to this hour as a podcast from this website: click on Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--(select date).

WHFR Journal, 1-12-13: Auto Show Special

Host Jay Korinek compares notes with Automobile Magazine writer Jake Holmes on the "North American International" Auto Show hits and misses.

"Lougrass" Music Invades "Theme Attic," with Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys Live in the Studio, Thursday, January 24th, 10AM-Noon!

Relatively local recording artists Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys bring their special brand of bluegrass music to WHFR! "Theme Attic," the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, will feature the band as they play music from their two albums. Of course, since it is "Theme Attic," there will be some more cold weather songs before the band kicks in. Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, January 24th, at 10:00AM for the fun!

Monday FORUM, 1-21-13, 6-7 PM: Special for MLK Day!

During a one-hour special, "The Promised Land: Different Takes on the Legacy of Martin Luther King," activist, environmentalist, humanitarian Majora Carter gauges the reach of King's influence. How far have we come? What has been the impact on our kids? On our communities? 

You'll meet a minister who suggests that King's legacy holds no meaning for today's children, and a composer whose newly commissioned work "The Homecoming: In Memoriam Martin Luther King" had its premier in September 2008.

WHFR Journal, 1-18-13, 1-2 PM: Janet Badalow, Dearborn Heights councilperson

"Local news and views for Dearborn and the surrounding area"--today's Journal features an interview with councilperson Janet Badalow, commenting on the challenges for Dearborn Heights, now and in the future. Note: for the podcast of this show, available anytime after broadcast from this website, click on "Talk Shows"--"WHFR Journal"--(select date).

"Cars, Cold, & MLK, Jr." on "Theme Attic," Thursday, January 17th, 10AM-Noon!

Three things that you can count on every year in the Detroit area towards the end of January is the Auto Show, cold weather, and the annual remembrance of Martin Luther King, Jr.. "Theme Attic," the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, will play music about all three. There will be a couple of other themed sets as well. Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, January 17th, at 10:00AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!

Tuesday Forum: "Metaphysically Speaking" at 1pm on January 15th: Transformational Breathing

Be sure to listen to the next edition of "Metaphysically Speaking" when host Mike Holloway along with his special guests, Pat and Dave Krajovic discuss Transformational Breathing. Pat, Dave and Mike will talk about how breathing and staying in the "now" will help people cope with the daily chaos in their private lives as well as the world around them. They will touch upon such subjects as how to live healthier lives, achieve greater peace and attain more clarity of purpose. Discover how better breathing can truly be "transforming"!

Bongos, Beatniks, & Other "B" Things on "Theme Attic," Thursday, January 10th, 10AM-Noon!

"Theme Attic," the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, will focus on an instrument that is often overlooked but sometimes is the soundscape ingredient to spice things up. It was the favorite instrument of beatniks, and they might have been on to something. There will be a couple of other themed sets as well. Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, January 10th, at 10:00AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!

"Theme Attic," Wraps Up 2012 and Moves On to 2013 Thursday, January 3rd, 10AM-Noon!

2012 had a lot of great music! "Theme Attic," the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, will finish putting the year to rest and start on 2013. Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, January 3rd, at 10:00AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!

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