With a wide range of 1950s rock, gospel and rhythm & blues, "Memphis" tells an inter-racial love story during that volitile time.
Join host Joe for this Tony Award winner, with music by Bon Jovi keyboardist David Bryan, along with some great big band music and updates from the Dearborn Farmers and Artisans Market.
This Thursday, July 15th from 2-5pm, WHFR's "Global Village Party" will be playing music and interviews of artists performing at the eighteenth annual "Concert of Colors" World Music Festival. You'll hear Don Was tell how he got involved with the festival, his early memories of Detroit artists and what he's got planned in the future. Program Host Margaret will be speaking with Doop from the "Inside Outlaws", Jere Stormer, Muruga and Matt Smith from "Outrageous Cherry".
Check out "Fantasy In Orbit" with host Tom Wilson when he presents art rock, avant-experimental rock, pop & electronic. He showcases artists whose works push the boundaries of the status quo!
Live on the edge, and tune in 7pm, Sunday!
Have you wondered "How Are Things in Glocca Morra?" or, what would happen under an "'Old Devil Moon," or "When the Idle Poor Become the Idle Rich?" Find these answers and more when host Joe takes you to the land of "Finian's Rainbow".
You'll also enjoy some classic big band hits and a call from Dennis and Amy when they bring you the latest scoop from the the "Dearborn Farmer's and Artisan's Market".
It's all here on "Big Band, Broadway and Beyond" Friday 10am -1pm!
Stewardship focuses on the daily choices farm families make to preserve the land, water, and air.
During mid-summer visits to a Massachusetts milking barn, an Iowa soybean field, an apricot orchard in California, a hog farm in North Carolina, and a desert corn field in Arizona, hear five families describe what stewardship means to them.
Join host Bill the Big Dog as he introduces part two, "Stewardship" of the PRI series "Five Farms: Stories From American Farm Families".
Join host David Twichell when he speaks with author, and UFO investigator, Frank Feschino.
Feschino is the author of "Shoot Them Down: The Flying Saucer Air Wars of 1952", which details the 1952 Washington DC UFO incident and the "Flatwoods Monster" case.
Many years of investigation behind these cases leaves little for the skeptic to challenge.
For more information about Feschino's work, go to: www.flatwoodsmonster.com
On "The New WHFR Journal" this Friday, Republican hopeful for Governor, Rick Snyder, will be interviewed. Mr. Snyder, a former Dearborn resident, is the self-professed "Nerd for Governor" candidate in the Republican Primary on August 3rd, running against four others.
"The King and I" is set in early 1860s Bangkok. It tells the story of Anna, an adventurous Englishwoman hired to serve as governess and tutor to King Mongkut's many children.
Although Anna has many quarrels with the dictator, the two eventually fall in love. Her influence helps to democratize the country.
Join host Joe for big band tunes, and the music of "The King and I", etc., etc., etc...
Most Americans know little about where their food comes from - and even less about the lives of farm families who plant, water, feed, herd, harvest and deliver that food to market.
Three Jazz Geniuses -- John Coltrane, Cecil Taylor, Sun Ra -- On Special 6-Hour Edition of "Spirits Rejoice/Play It By Ear" -- 6pm, Tuesday June 29
The mid 50's anticipated many changes in the world of jazz. With musicians seeking to expand the boundaries of the music, influences from the avant-garde arts being incorporated, and social/political changes on the horizon, the world of jazz was ready for an explosion.