How do words shape our minds? Do the French suffer because they have no word for berry or cozy? Do we suffer because we have no word for schadenfreude? Why do we adopt new words, or give old words new meaning? Can we eliminate a concept by renaming it, or eliminating the word for it? Hosts Ken and John welcome back Geoff Nunberg, author of "The Years of Talking Dangerously," for a program recorded in front of a live audience at the Marsh theatre in San Francisco.
On Saturday, October 8, WHFR will host its fourth Annual Record Show from 10am-4pm in the Student Center and Culinary Arts Building at HFCC. We are currently accepting applications for vendors, so if you want to set up shop for one afternoon to sell all that music you have laying around (records, CDs, cassettes, videos or other music related items) contact the show organizer at 313-845-9676 or email@example.com. You can also check out http://whfr.fm/recordshow for more details about our Annual Record Show and dealer information and contract.
This is the hottest week of the year -- it might be 100 degrees this Thursday, but "Theme Attic", the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about the selected subjects, will try to keep you cool to enjoy it! There will be songs about boating, fishing, water, and some other fun activities! Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, July 21st at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music.
Be sure to listen to the next fascinating edition of "Metaphysically Speaking" today, Tuesday July 19th at 1:00pm, when host Mike Holloway and his special guest, Tricia White, discuss Tarot cards and her experiences as a medium. Tricia describes her Tarot card techniques along with some of the results she has had. She even shares some very interesting stories about how she has been able to obtain visions and impressions while simply going on about her daily routine. Tricia maintains that life is simply one big classroom.
Today's Monday FORUM features the current episode of the long-running weekly series, "Philosophy Talk," with hosts Ken Taylor, Professor of Philosophy at Stanford University, and John Perry, Professor of Philosophy at the University of California-Riverside, whose down-to-earth and no-nonsense approach brings the richness of philosophic thought to everyday subjects. Topics are lofty, arresting, and engaging.
This weekend Detroit celebrates the 19th Annual "Concert of Colors" diversity festival. The diverse music includes Japanese, Arabic, American, Irish, Greek, classical, jazz, rock, soul, and so much more!
And WHFR is there! Starting at 3pm Saturday, July 16, and 5:30pm Sunday, July 17, WHFR takes the music from the Concert of Colors right to your radio!
So tune in to 89.3 this weekend and hear some of the best music from around the globe.
Better yet, come see us at the Max M. Fisher Center. You'll meet some of your favorite WHFR DJs and walk away with great WHFR swag!
Representative George Darany will discuss his first term in office on this week's show. What were the successes? What needs to be changed? What has he learned about the legislative process?
To celebrate this weekend's upcoming "Concert of Colors," "Theme Attic" plays songs about "colors" this week! Thursday, 10-Noon, July, 14th
"Theme Attic", the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, will focus on songs about "colors" this week. Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, July 14th at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music.
Beginning this Monday, from 6-7 PM, "WHFR Monday Forum" will offer a wide range of talk programming, exclusive to the Detroit area, some of which will be locally produced. The first show will feature the current episode of two different weekly shows produced by The Sierra Club--ecology news--and The Planetary Society--astronomy and space news, but these may change as our Station Advisor, Jay Korinek, finds other equally well-produced and entertaining shows. Your comments and suggestions are always encouraged and welcomed: firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Theme Attic", the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about the selected subjects, will focus on songs about the sun this week. Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, July 7th at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music.