JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Featured on Big Band, Broardway and Beyond Friday April 13

Make sure you tune into the Big Band, Broadway, and Beyond this Friday from 10-1pm when Joe will be featuring the musical JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT. This Andrew Lloyd Webber musical with lyrics by Tim Rice started out as a 15-minute pop cantata, then concept album and finally performed on stage after the success of Webber and Rice's Jesus Christ Superstar. This musical has no spoken dialogue and completely sung-through, based on the story of Joseph and the "coat of many colors" from the Bible's Book of Genesis.

Second annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee tribute on "Theme Attic" Thursday, 10AM-Noon, April 12!

There are 17 musical acts and sidemen elected to "The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame" this year. "Theme Attic," the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, will focus on songs associated with the various new members, who range from Freddie King to Don Kirshner. Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, April 12 at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!

Tuesday FORUM, 4-10-12, 1-2 PM: HFCC Campus Connection

What's happening at Henry Ford Community College, especially during the next month? for the general public as well as enrolled students? Host Dennis Rymarz, WHFR News Director, and special guests will give us the full story. (Also available immediately after broadcast as a podcast from this website, for listening any time.)

Monday FORUM, 4-9-12, 6-7 PM: Planetary Radio and TED Talks

First, on "Planetary Radio," from The Planetary Society, is an interview with the chief astronomer of SETI (and the inspiration for the lead character in Carl Sagan's novel, "Contact"), Jill Tarter. Then, another spirited, vital discussion from the ongoing TED conferences: "Connected, but Alone?" by Sherry Turkle, who is a leading researcher and writer about the social consequences of the Internet. (Also available immediately after broadcast as a podcast from this website, for listening any time.)

Tuesday FORUM, 4-3-12, 1-2 PM: We Are Not Alone wsg/Dennis Balthaser

Dennis Balthaser was on the show almost a year ago when we talked about the pyramids in Egypt and around the world and now he has some new and startling revelations concerning the pyramids. Balthaser is an independent researcher, journalist and lecturer living in Roswell, New Mexico. His primary focus is the Roswell Incident of 1947; however, his research extends to investigations of Area 51, underground bases and ancient Egypt. He is a Certified Mutual UFO Network Field Investigator.

Monday FORUM, 4-2-12, 6-7 PM: TED Talks on Food

An episode of "Deconstructing Dinner" form Radio CJLY, featuring three challenging TED conference presentations from food and nutrition experts: Jamie Oliver, Carolyn Steel, and Christien Meindertsma, What could be more important than the food we eat each day? Note: This show is archived on this website for listening or downloading to listen to anytime, available immediately after broadcast: click on TALK SHOWS--MONDAY FORUM--(select date).

WHFR Journal, 3-30-12, 1-2 PM: Judge Mark Somers

Our in-studio interview is with Judge Mark Somers, from Dearborn's 19th District court. NOTE: Every "Journal" is archived on this website for listening to anytime, beginning immediately after broadcast; go to TALK SHOWS/WHFR JOURNAL/(select date).

Big Band, Broadway and Beyond Features ON THE TOWN Friday March 30

Big Band, Broadway and Beyond features the 1944 Broadway Musical ON THE TOWN. This play is about three sailors on shore leave in New York City featuring the classic songs "New York, New York" and "Lonely Town," with music by Leonard Bernstein. Listen to Big Band, Broadway and Beyond with Joe this Friday and every Friday from 10am - 1pm.

It's a "Bach Party" on "Theme Attic" this week , Thursday 10-Noon, March 29th

"Theme Attic," the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, will feature silly songs as well as music about fools to celebrate April Fools' Day. To keep the show from drifting off into the "looneysphere," a musical birthday party for Johann Sebastian Bach will help to stabilize it. Maybe. Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, March 29 at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!

Ronald McDonald House on IMPACT!, Tuesday, March 27, 1pm - 2pm

Meet Jen Litomisky, Executive Director of Ronald McDonald House of Detroit on IMPACT! tomorrow. Learn about upcoming projects and fundraisers, families helped by Ronald McDonald House, and how to become involved with this wonderful organization.

For more information about Ronald McDonald House tune in to WHFR at 1pm tomorrow or goto: www.rmhc-detroit.org.

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