Dearborn Symphony Begins Another Season

September 23rd marked the beginning of another season for the Dearborn Symphony Orchestra. If you would like to find out more about the particular opening show click here. The linked video features Music Director and Conductor Kypros Markou discussing the musical selections, and provides some interesting insight into their selection. For a performance schedule or specific performance information click here.

Monday FORUM, 10-10-11, 6-7 PM: "Wisdom" and "The Enigma of Reason"

PHILOSOPHY TALKS, from two Stanford U. professors, today discusses the nature and proper use of Wisdom, while on PHILOSOPHY BITES, a British podcast of one interview per episode with a noted philosopher on one topic (ergo "bite-sized'), today features Dan Sperber on the strangeness--and necessity--of what is called Reason. If you've missed our live broadcast, go to the WHFR archive on this website: TALK SHOWS, then MONDAY FORUM for this date.

WHFR 4th Annual Record Show TODAY (Saturday Oct 8) 9am-4pm

The 4th annual WHFR Record Show is finally here. There are a wide variety of vendors with lots of records, cds, cassettes, dvds, vhs, t'shirts, and more. Early bird admission 9am ($5) and regular admission 10am-4pm ($1). Some come on out to the Student Center Building on the Main Campus of HFCC to check out all of the great musical items that are looking for a new home. For more info check out our WHFR Record Show page:
OR our Facebook invite:

It's Harvest Time on "Theme Attic" this week, Thursday, 10-Noon, October, 6th!

"Theme Attic", the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects will feature harvest songs as well as other seasonal themes this week! Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, October 6th at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!

"Highway 61" Live Blues Performances this Friday, 10-7-11, 2-6 PM

This Friday, two blues bands will visit and perform a few songs LIVE: The Dale Robertson Band and Maggie McCabe. Both of these bands will be part of our Oct. 22 Benefit Concert, 9 PM to 1 AM, at New Place Lounge, 22723 Michigan Ave., in west Dearborn. Listen on 89.3 FM or to our LIVE STREAM from this website--and then come to our Benefit, too, to support WHFR (only $5 donation at door; food and beverages available to buy; 21 or older)!

WHFR still looking for your Testimonals - deadline extended to Midnight Friday Oct 7

WHFR will be part of College Radio Day, along with over 200 other college and high school radio station from all over North America. In order to celebrate, WHFR is looking for testimonials from YOU, our WHFR Listeners, about the importance of WHFR and college radio in your life. If you would like to give a testimonial, please call 313-317-6579 to leave your recorded testimonial OR email your testimonial to Please send your testimonials by midnight FRIDAY Oct 7. Then listen to WHFR on College Radio Day to hear all the WHFR Listener testimonials including yours throughout the day on Tuesday October 11. For more information about College Radio Day go to

John Ventre will guest on WE ARE NOT ALONE Tuesday October 4 from 1-2pm

John Ventre is the Pennsylvania State Director for the Mutual UFO Network or MUFON. John will be speaking at the Pennsylvania State UFO conferences in October, which he is sponsoring. He will be presenting on his book “The Day After 2012”. The book Delves into various End Time Prophecies from Hopi, and Biblical, to Edgar Cayce and Jeanne Dixon. John says “If you think these are the bad times; wait until 2013”. Join us when John shares some of these predictions as well as some of the well documented UFO cases on our nation's east coast.

Monday FORUM, 10-3-11, 6-7 PM: Freakonomics Radio--"The Folly of Prediction"

In this hour of Freakonomics Radio, we’ll dream of the day when bad predictors pay – when the accuracy rate of pundits appear next to their faces on TV, when the weatherman who botches the 5-day forecast by 20 degrees has to make his next appearance soaking wet. We’ll also look at the deep roots of divining what tomorrow brings, from the invention of religion to new understandings of how we make decisions about the future.

Big Band, Broadway, and Beyond featuring BUDDY - THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY Friday Sept 30 10am-1pm

This week's featured musical is BUDDY - THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY originally brought to the stage in London's West End in 1989 and then to Broadway in 1990. This jukebox musical is based on the book by Alan Janes about the life of rock and roll musical legend Buddy Holly. This musical not only features the music of Buddy Holly but also features the music by other early rock 'n rollers like Chuck Berry, Ritchie Valens, the Big Bopper, and more as performed by the Original London Cast.

Bricktown Station on the Motor Love Drive @ 5 Today

Bricktown Station returns to the Motor Live Drive bringing new songs and a strong presence. This female fronted rock band is starting a busy week end of live shows right here on 89.3. Listen to Bricktown Station this Thurday at 5:00 pm or on the podcast available at 6:00 pm under "Musial Performances."

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