Peter Robbins is one of America’s most respected investigative writers specializing in the subject of UFOs and has been involved in this field for more than thirty years. He has appeared on the History Channel’s “Ancient Aliens,” “Britain’s Roswell” and “Unsolved Mysteries” as well as other shows too numerous to mention here. He and host David Twichell will discuss the media’s previous ridicule of the subject and how it has evolved to today’s acceptance as fact.
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In this Friday edition of the WHFR Journal, we'll chat with Dearborn Mayor Abdullah Hammoud and League of Women Voters Dearborn-Dearborn Heights President Jennifer Oliver about important upcoming events in our community. Dearborn's Mayor Hammoud will discuss the return of the Dearborn Homecoming Festival taking place August 5-7. He'll share details about the expansion of Homecoming, its new location, entertainment, vendors, and more. You won't want to miss Homecoming 2022 and you won't want to miss this informative interview with our Mayor!
Acoustic Alternatives with John Bommarito's first farewell took place on June 26, 2011 after nearly ten years on the WHFR airwaves. The show made a return on September 9th, 2021 to play the best in singer songwriter, modern folk and Americana.
This Thursday July 21, we say goodbye to the show once again as John has a new opportunity calling him away from our airwaves. Tune in from 10 AM - Noon to go down memory lane as John revisits some of the in-studio performances that have taken place over the life of his show.
WHFR is happy once again to have a presence at Concert of Colors this coming weekend. The free event runs now through July 24th.
The Concert of Colors is metro Detroit’s free annual diversity-themed music festival. Global music at its finest at this colorful, festive, upbeat coveted summer event. Housed in Culture Source a coalition of 152 arts organizations in Southeast Michigan, the Concert of Colors has become the Midwest’s biggest diversity and arts festival.
You can come say "hi!" to us near the Wolverine Stage on July 23rd and 24th.
The early ‘60s witnessed an explosion of music out of England, turning the popular music world on its ear. Paying homage to America's great blues artists, they turned many listeners and musicians on to a forgotten American art form. Hear the likes of early Stones, Animals, Yardbirds as well as the great bluesman like Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker. Tune in Monday, July 11th, from 2-6pm.
It's a new night and time for The House That Jack Swing Built. We always have room for you in our House on Mondays from 8pm until 11pm. We will help start off your week with that Soulful, Country, Jazzy, Pop, Gospel, R&B, Swinging & Funky Beat.
Guest: Kathleen Marden. Kathleen is a researcher, author, on camera expert, and conference presenter. Her research has extended to archival collections and the US government’s involvement in the investigation of UFOs and its major studies. Her interest in UFOs and contact began in 1961, when her aunt and uncle, Betty and Barney Hill had a close encounter and subsequent abduction in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. Her latest book is: “Forbidden Knowledge: A Personal Journey from Alien Abduction to Spiritual Transformation”.
We Are Not Alone ~ Monday, July 4, 2022. 2 – 3 PM EST.
On Radio Vault Special Edition, Tuesday June 28th at 10 AM, we continue with another from the Great Gildersleeve series. We'll be hearing one of the earliest episodes from 1941 where Gildy is just leaving Wistful Vista. Gildersleeve had been a character on Fibber McGee & Molly and takes a new job as water commissioner of Summerfield. Harold Peary is in his original role. Peary is best known perhaps on the singing Faygo TV commercials "remember when you were a kiddddddd!?" in the Detroit area and also featured in some of the Gildersleeve films.
Chuck Zukowski will be our guest on June 6 at 2PM. Chuck has been investigating the UFO/Paranormal phenomenon for about 35 years and has appeared on numerous radio and television shows discussing his investigations. In 2016 Ben Mezrich released his book, “The 37th Parallel”, The Secret Truth Behind America’s UFO Highway (a TV show in which Chuck Zukowski starred). Join us for the discussion.
Today's Acoustic Alternatives with John Bommarito is a special show on 89.3 WHFR.FM. All of the DJs are taking you on some sort of musical road trip this week. Last week John Bommarito took you around Michigan as a preview. This week he will take you to California, Ohio, Chicago, Iowa, North Dakota, Omaha & New York and a few stops in between.
After Acoustic Alternatives stick around for Mountain Stage from Noon-2:00. It looks like Alison Krauss and Crash Test Dummies are among the guests this week.
RNBSoul Groove Radio Show's last show before going on hiatus will be Saturday, May 28. I will be taking a much-needed sabbatical. In a few weeks, I will be having major surgery. I will be absent from the microphone, but my musical spirit and energy will still be in the studio. I will spend this time improving my music knowledge and cleaning up my music database. I want to read about and research new untapped R&B talent.
Go on a road trip with Daddy G at the Malt Shop Monday, May 23rd, from 2 to 4 PM. We’ll play oldies like “I’ve
Been Everywhere, Man”, “The Boy From New York City”, “Down in the Boondocks”, “Way Down Yonder
in New Orleans”, “Tallahassee Lassie”, “Memphis” and many more. Velma will serve up the malts and
Daddy G will spin the platters. Be there for the '50s road trip!
The staff at WHFR will be getting you ready for Memorial Day weekend by leading into it with a 7-day long celebration "Theme Week." Tune in to hear your favorite DJ's take you on a musical road trip!
Not sure what that means? Join John Bommarito for a theme week preview show Thursday May 19th from 10 AM - 12 PM as Acoustic Alternatives takes you a road trip through Michigan.
Further updates about what your other favorite shows are doing as they become available.
Our gracious host, Henry Ford College, will have a planned power outage for some maintenance work on Friday May 20th. This will likely have us off the air until at least 6 PM that day.
We apologize for the inconvenience and will return to regular programming as soon as we are able.
Thank you for your patience on Friday.
Tune in to the WHFR Journal tomorrow (Friday) May 13th at 1 p.m. as we welcome our special guest HFC president Russell Kavalhuna. President Kavalhuna will talk about his time at HFC, his transition to a new role in the summer, and the legacy that he leaves behind for our students and the HFC community.
That's Friday, May 13 at 1pm.