The Broadway musical featured this week on Big Band, Broadway, and Beyond is the musical MAMMA MIA! This musical features songs made famous by the Swedish pop group ABBA. MAMMA MIA! debut in London's West End in 1999 and on Broadway in 2001 and was adapted into a film in 2008 starring Meryl Streep.
Every week Joe features a different Broadway musical so make sure you tune in every Friday!
Charlie Peacock has been in the music business for almost thirty years, but he just released what might be his best album yet, "No Man's Land!"
Charlie makes a live in studio appearance, to play some music and chat about the release, Thursday, October 11, from 2PM-4PM. Join DJ Margaret on "Global Village Party" for this unique and exclusive appearance!
Sweetest Day isn't until October 20th but that doesn't mean it can't be celebrated earlier. "Theme Attic", the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects will feature "suites" of songs this week--and maybe even a few "sweet" songs! Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, October 11th at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!
WHFR would like to thank all the vendors, attendees, loyal listeners, and staff for making the 5th Annual WHFR Record Show a great success! There was a constant stream of people shopping for musical gems all day. The sucess this year makes the 6th Annual Record Show even more promising! Thanks again for supporting the Record Show and WHFR!
To inform you about ALL your potential choices in the voting booth this November 6th, we're inviting all CHALLENGERS (not incumbents), including those from "third parties" to briefly state their backgrounds, their philosophy, and their legislative plans, once in office. As part of this effort, Republican candidate for 15th District (mostly Dearborn) to the Michigan House will be on today's show, during the last fifteen minutes. Note: all Journal shows are archived as podcasts on this website: click on Talk Shows--WHFR Journal--(select date) to listen anytime.
Leaves are changing, a harvest moon has just passed, and the calendar is quickly moving towards Halloween. "Theme Attic," the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, will play songs about those topics and others that mark the change to autumn. Join host DJ Phil Maq October 4th at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!
The WHFR Record Show is here on Satruday Oct 6. We currently have all of our table reserved but that should not stop you from stopping by and check out all the records, cds, cassette tapes, DVDs, VHS, and music related items on Saturday. Early bird entry is at 9am for $5 and general admission starts at 10am and goes until 4pm for a sliding scale entry fee ($1-$5). All admission fees benefits WHFR. The Record Show is located in the Pavilion of the Student Center Building on the Main Campus of HFCC. For more info go to our official record show website: http://whfr.fm/recordshow
Three internet podcasts of great interest: "Sierra Club Radio," their weekly report on the environment we live in (9-22-12) and two TED speeches: Ben Goldacre, "What doctors don't know about the drugs they prescribe," and Clay Shirky, "How the internet will (one day) transform government." If you miss this broadcst, you can listen anytime to the podcast from this website: click on Talk Shows--Monday Forum--(select date).
The autumnal equinox has just passed. So "Theme Attic," the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, will focus on songs that mark the changing of the season to autumn. Music about September and school will also be featured. Join host DJ Phil Maq September 27th at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!
WHFR Journal, 9-21-12, 1-2 PM: Two interviews--HFCC's President Gail Mee and 3-time Presidential Candidate Ralph Nader
Dr. Gail Mee updates us on the exciting new school year at Henry Ford Community College in our first half hour. She will be leaving HFCC after six busy years with numerous local accomplishments and both national and local recognition for her work. In the second half, we speak to "Mr. Public Citizen," Ralph Nader, who ran for President in 2000, 2004, and 2008, twice on a Third party ticket and once as an Independent. Should we vote at all this November? For whom? Why don't we hear more about all the choices we actually have on the ballot?