Monday FORUM, 12-5-11, 6-7 PM: Freakonomics Radio and 3 EarthSky8 interviews

This episode of Freakonomics Radio explores Gullibility--why people believe and/or do dumb things. One example: why do we believe in Climate Change? EarthSky8 presents the opinions of three scientists: Richard Alley, The Abruptness of Climate Change; Frank Wentz, More Rain?; and Frank Hill, No New Ice Age. Listen and decide for yourself!

"Theme Attic" looks at "Financial Turmoil" this week, Thursday, 10-Noon, December 1st!

The global economy appears to be very volatile these days. So it seems logical for "Theme Attic," the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, to feature songs loosely based on finance. Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, December 1st at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!

Tuesday FORUM, 11-29-11, 1-2 PM: Dearborn Heights News & Views

Join host Ned Apigian, Dearborn Heights council person, for a "Financial Analysis of the Future of the City," with the current Dearborn Heights City Assessor, Barbara McDermott; the City Comptroller, Vince Macari; and the Human Resources Director, Elizabeth Sobota-Perry.

Monday FORUM, 11-28-11, 6-7 PM: Parent Connection

The Univeristy of Michigan-Dearborn's Environmental Interpretive Center is featured, as an ideal real-world science resource for students and their parents. Guests are: David Susko, Director of EIC, and Julie Craves, Superivisor of Avian Research at Rouge River Bird Observatory. Host: Margaret King Ahmed.

Happy Thanksgiving from WHFR

WHFR will feature normal Thursday programming until 4pm when we will air a very special Garrison Keillor Thanksgiving Show from 4-5pm and then starting at 5pm please enjoy Classical 24 throughout the evening. So make sure you listen to the Thanksgiving editions of THEME ATTIC (10am-noon); BLUESTIME (Noon-2pm) and GLOBAL VILLAGE (2-4pm) and then our special Thanksgiving programming starting at 4pm.

Monday FORUM, 11-21-11, 6-7 PM: TED, MonsterTalk, & Freakonomics

This week we feature (1) TED Talks: Charlie Todd on the shared experience of absurdity [sorry, originally a VIDEO presentation--just listen carefully and IMAGINE], (2) MonsterTalk: Paranormality (Psychic Dogs, Ghosts, & Silly Voices): an interview with Richard Wiseman, and (3) a short Freakonomics [Stephen J. Dubner] report on "Unnatural Turkeys." Happy Thanksgiving!
NEXT Monday: another episode of our locally-produced talk show "Parent Connection" with host Margaret King Ahmed.

Le Ren On The Motor Live Drive @ 5 Today

Le Ren a band that splits it's time between L. A. and the Motor City is cruising into the Live Drive studio today. A combination of acoustic and elect-sonics sounds they are described as ambient, shoegaze, electronica.

The second Semi-Annual "Theme Attic Hall of Fame  Show" Today, 10am-Noon

"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, November 17th at 10:00 AM for the fun!

One Day Discount on WHFR Merchandise Today ONLY (Sunday Novemeber 13)

Today, in honor of Veteran's Day last Friday, we are giving 20% off all orders of $50 or more in our online store. Just use code VETS at checkout. Hurry offer end at midnight! www.whfr.myshirtdesigner.com

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Thanks For Attending the Fall WHFR Benefit Concert at Andiamo Dearborn

WHFR would like to thank everyone who attending our Fall Jazz Concert benefiting WHFR at Andiamo Dearborn last night (Saturday Nov 12, 2011). It was a wonderful night of Jazz and even a even a little bit of Blues by the very talented Willonia, Sportcoat and Attitude, and Lord Yancyy. We are already planning our Winter Jazz Concert at Andiamo Dearborn so stay tuned to WHFR or check back here on website for more information for this next benefit concert.

Fall Jazz Concert to Benefit WHFR at Andiamo Dearborn Saturday Nov 12 from 7-10pm

Come join WHFR at Andiamo Dearborn for our fall benefit concert featuring the wonderful Jazz musicians: Willona, Sportcoat & Attitude, Lord Yancyy, and Intensity. These artists will be donating their time to help support WHFR. The event is open to all ages and there is a $5 donation taken at the door of the banquet room of Andiamo Dearborn. Also available for your enjoyment is a Pasta and Salad Buffet plus drinks to purchase for an additional charge. Andiamo Dearborn is located at 21400 Michigan Ave near Evergreen Rd. So help support your favorite non-commercial independent radio station WHFR.FM by attending our Fall benefit concert from 7-10pm on Saturday November 12, 2011 at Andiamo Dearborn. For more information please call WHFR at 313-845-9676 or Andiamo Dearborn at 313-359-3300.

"Theme Attic" "shoots for the moon" this week, Thursday, 10-Noon, November 10th!

Everyone's favorite nocturnal celestial orb will be full this Thursday night. So it seems like the perfect reason for "Theme Attic," the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, to feature songs about the moon! Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, November 10th at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!

The New WHFR Journal, 11-4-11, 1-2 PM: Scott Craig

Candidate for Dearborn Heights city council in the Nov. 8 election, Scott Craig, will be interviewed.

"Musical Geology" will be explored on "Theme Attic", Thursday, 10-Noon, November 3rd!

"Theme Attic," the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, will feature songs that loosely describe the natural processes that continue to shape our planet. Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, November 3rd at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!

Monday FORUM, 10-31-11, 6-7 PM: Zombies, Self-deception, and More Happiness!

First, from Skepticality Radio, "Centers for Zombie Control," then two presentations from TEDTalks--ongoing conferences where the smartest, most ingenious people on the planet suggest how to solve our BIG problems: Michael Shermer on "Self-Deception" and Graham Hill on "Less stuff, more happiness."

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