Summer is just getting started, but WHFR has been playing music to celebrate the season all week long! Every one of our locally hosted music shows will feature songs about summer in some way. As the temperature continues to rise during the week, the music will help to keep you cool. When summer starts, it seems like it will go on forever. So join in the fun where the summer music choices on WHFR appear to be infinite, too!
The Detroit People's Task Force is a non-profit organization founded in 2009 with a mission to fight for, and free, the wrongfully convicted. The group focuses on issues around the Detroit Crime Lab.
Learn about the group and its accomplishments when you tune in to 89.3 WHFR.FM, 1pm to 2pm tomorrow afternoon.
ENCORE from 9-26-11: our locally-hosted talk show about our schools, our families, and our children.
June 21st is the first full day of summer, so "Theme Attic", the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, will focus on songs about the sun this week. Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, June 21st at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music.
Our selections from the best recent podcasts on the internet for this week: TEDTalks #1--John Hockenberry, "We are all designers"; TEDTalks #2--Rebecca Onie, "What if our health care kept us healthy?"; and from The Planetary Society, "Remembering Ray [Bradbury]." Note: If you miss this broadcast, you can listen to it from this website: click on Talk Shows--Monday Forum--(select date).
June is one of the busiest social months of the year so "Theme Attic", the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, is going to focus on them this week. Graduations, Father's Day, weddings and other June related themes will be featured. Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, June 14th at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!
From two philosophy professors at Stanford University, we learn their "Philosophy Summer Reading List 2012." Why not read a book that actually has something to say? If you miss the broadcast, you can later listen right from this website: click on Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--(select date). NOTE: "Henry Ford Community College Campus Connection," usually here on the second Tuesday of each month, is on hiatus.
Two of the best recent podcasts from the internet: Sierra Club Radio from 6-2-12 gives us the latest environmental news, and from Freakonomics Radio, Stephen J. Dubner: "You Eat What You Are, Pt. 2"--the challenge of feeding 7 billion people while protecting the environment. If you miss the broadcast, you can listen to it from our website: click on Talk Shows--Monday Forum--(select date).
BOSTON BLACKIE Starts TONIGHT (Thursday June 7) as part of the WHFR's OLD TIME RADIO MYSTERIES at 6pm
Starting Tonight, Thursday June 7, at 6pm WHFR is proud to start running the the much-loved radio drama BOSTON BLACKIE. So get started at the very beginning with BOSTON BLACKIE and continue listening every Thursday to BOSTON BLACKIE as part of the WHFR's OLD TIME RADIO MYSTERIES at 6pm.
"Theme Attic," the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, is featuring only one theme this week: DJ Phil Maq will try to play as many songs as he can from the variety of musical artists selected to the "Theme Attic Hall of Fame!" Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, June 7th at 10:00 AM for the fun!