Radiothon 2012 is HERE and Special Earth Day Pledge Incentive

It is finally here, Radiothon 2012, WHFR's annual pledge drive. One week out of the year we ask our loyal listeners to pledge their support to their favorite noncommercial independent radio station - WHFR. This year Radiothon is April 22-28. Since Radiothon's first day is on Earth Day (Sunday April 22) we have special Earth Day pledge incentive: if you donate $30 or more on Earth day, WHFR will "give you the world" - a stress relief global with WHFR's logo on it. This special Earth Day incentive is only available to those that call in and pledge their support on Earth Day so make sure you call in NOW: 313-845-9676 option 1 OR 1-800-585-HFCC ext 9676 option 1.

For more information about Radiothon 2012 click on the Radiothon 2012 banner above or click on: http://whfr.fm/about/radiothon
To fill out a Radiothon Pledge Form online click on the donation link under the Radiothon 2012 banner above or click on: https://foundation.hfcc.edu/whfr-radiothon

WHFR Radiothon Kickoff Party this Friday!

WHFR would like to invite you for a fun night out to help us kick off Radiothon week 2012. Join us at Bailey's in Dearborn, this Friday, April 20th for the 2012 WHFR Radiothon Kick off party. Local DJ's from WHFR's "The Mix" show will be performing live all night, spinning a variety of House and Dance music. Local DJ's include DJ Stop-e, DJ Roach, DJ Disc, DJ Jessi Kay, DJ X/S and Mr. Jeffery Woodard. The party takes place on the lower level and goes from 8pm-2am. Clover is a $5 donation at the door with all proceeds benefiting WHFR. This is a 21+ event. Hope to see you there!

"Theme Attic" celebrates Earth Day Thursday, 10AM-Noon, April 19!

Earth Day is on Sunday April 22. "Theme Attic," the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, will loosely focus on songs that feature nature themes. Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, April 19 at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!

Tonight on The Rock Spectrum Radio Show

Tonight, Tuesday the 17th from 10 p.m. to midnight, The Rock Spectrum Radio Show with Steve Avigne will feature music entirely from the band Alter Bridge to celebrate two of the members birthdays this week. Alter Bridge is a rock supergroup named after a bridge right here in Michigan that separated Detroit from Grosse Pointe and contains the instrumental section that formerly played for Creed. Tune in for some great rock from every part of the spectrum!

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).

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