WHFR-FM Kicks Off Annual Pledge Drive with Bailey's Electronic Music Event THIS Saturday!

WHFR Radio is holding its ONCE-A-YEAR pledge drive April 10th – 16th, with live concerts and special on-air events. This weeklong fund-raiser offers you a chance to show your support for programming on 89.3 FM. This year’s Radiothon live events kick off early with a WHFR Electronic Music Benefit at Bailey’s Pub and Grille in Dearborn on Saturday, April 9th (22091 Michigan Ave.), featuring local DJ's who have performed on WHFR's "The Mix" music show. John Marius, manager of Myth Records will headline.

SUZANNE TAYLOR will guest on "We Are Not Alone" Tuesday 1-2PM, April 5th

Suzanne Taylor is the producer and director of the documentary film "What on Earth: Inside the Crop Circle Mystery". Join your host David Twichell when Suzanne describes what is believed to be the meaning and message behind the crop circle phenomenon. Learn the difference between man-made formations and "genuine" crop circles. This is a worldwide phenomenon that has yet to be satisfactorily explained.

"Theme Attic" featuring Spring & April Fool's Day, Thursday 10-Noon, March 31st

This week's Theme Attic show will feature its first songs of Spring while focusing on April Fool's Day themes of fools and silly (strange?) songs. "The Fish Is in the Freezer" and a "Ship of Fools" is waiting to dock. In addition, there will be a birthday party for Johann Sebastian Bach. And you know that Peter Schickele will have to crash the party with P.D.Q. Bach for at least one song! So, everything from classical to kiddie songs-from Bach to Alvin & The Chipmunks will be covered on Theme Attic this week.

"The Heights: News & Views" Tuesday, March 29th 1-2pm

Join host Ned Apigian on "The Heights: News & Views" with special guests Dearborn Police Chief Mr. Ronald Haddad and Dearborn Heights Police Chief Mr. Lee Gaven. We will be exploring budgets, pensions, procedures, and benefits of the two different police departments in order to better understand and appreciate what the roles of the police department are now and where they may be headed in the near future. Be sure to tune into 89.3 WHFR, Tuesday, March 29th from 1-2pm to catch this important community discussion.

Holistic Fair Happening NOW!

Stop in to the campus of HFCC right now for this afternoon's Festival Of Enlightenment Holistic Fair! We're having a wonderful time with many exceptional vendors, readers and bodyworkers presenting their wares today. And we've got musicians playing beautiful live music all afternoon. Don't forget that with the price of your $5 admission (students with valid student I.D. are FREE!), you gain access to the cutting edge speakers that will be providing insights in their fields all day long. See the full story below for the official schedule.

See you at the WHFR Holistic Fair THIS Saturday!

WHFR Radio is hosting our third holistic fair, “The Festival of Enlightenment” THIS Saturday, March 26th, 2011, from 11am-5pm at the Pavilion of the Student Services Center at Henry Ford Community College in Dearborn, Michigan. A variety of holistic vendors, readers and bodyworkers will be present to provide participants the opportunity to browse their wares and purchase hands-on services, all under one roof. Live music will accent the event with special ambiance. The Student Center Pavilion, located on the front of campus at 5101 Evergreen Road (S. of Ford, W.

MI Rep. George Darany to be interviewed during "Journal," Friday, 3-25, 1-2 PM

Local Representative to Lansing, George Darany, will speak about his first months in office, his new bills, and recent local activist rallies on this week's edition of "The New WHFR Journal." Note: He is scheduled to arrive at or shortly before 1:30 PM. The entire show is available as a podcast from this website after 2 PM, Friday--just click on the "Journal" button and select the broadcast date: 3-25-11.

3rd Annual WHFR "Festival Of Enlightenment Holistic Fair" This Saturday March 26 11-5

Make sure you stop WHFR's "Festival of Enlightenment Holistic Fair" this Saturday at the Student and Culinary Arts Center on the main campus of Henry Ford Community College. The Holistic Fair will take place from 11am - 5pm with the cost of admission only $5 or FREE with a student id. There will be a variety of vendors, readers and body workers along with enlightening speakers on a variety of subjects like dreams, intuition, sexual health and more. For more information listen to WHFR or keep checking back here.

How Green is Detroit? Find out on IMPACT! Tuesday, March 22 at 1pm

Did you know that the U.S. Forest Service has offices in Downtown Detroit? It does.

Join host Lynn as she welcomes Lisa Perez from the Forest Service, along with Dean Hay, Director of Green Infrastructure, and Justin Woicjiak, Volunteer Cordinator of the Greening of Detroit.

Tune in to IMPACT! tomorrow at 1pm, right here on WHFR.FM.

For more information about the discussion points, visit the following websites:

US Forest Service Urban Connections: www.fs.fed.us/r9/urbanconnections/
Tree Planting: www.greeningofdetroit.com/8_0_happenings.php#0

Ryan Allen on the Left of the Dial Program Tuesday March 22

Make sure you listen to the Left of the Dial program from 10am-Noon Tuesday March 22 and hear Alex talk to Ryan Allen about his latest project and newest album "Ryan Allen and His Extra Arms." Alex will be playing selections from the new album and maybe playing some selections from Allen's former bands Thunderbirds Are Now and The Friendly Foes. Allen might even play a few songs live in the studio. So make sure you tune in Tuesday from 10am-Noon!

Happy St. Patrick's Day - Be Safe Today

Want to wish all of our WHFR Listeners a Happy St. Patrick's Day and remind them to be safe today. If you are going to drink, please do not drive, get a designated driver. Do not rely on the luck of the Irish but rely on using your head and a designated driver.

Today (March 14 2011) on the Wrekking Hours the Gothabillie Man is joined by special guest performer "Cash O'Riley & the Down Rite Daddies"

Hailing from "Prison City", Jackson Michigan, Cash O'Riley and the DownRight Daddies became a musical excursion in the fall of 2000. Soon after they joined the FM airwaves on WHFR as one of the first live performers featured on the Wrekking Hours.

Now a decade later the Down Rite Daddies have changed and aged to perfection as one of America's hardest working road bands, sharing the stage with the likes of Jerry Lee Lewis, Wanda Jackson, The Reverend Horton Heat, Big Sandy and His Flyrite Boys, Gene Summers, Glen Glenn, Chuck Berry and many more.

Our 200th show of "Motor Live Drive @ 5", Thursday, 5-6pm, March 10th!

This week marks our 200th "Motor Live Drive @ 5" with Carnival Girl featuring veteran rockers Serana Verlin and Gary Adams. WHFR started the "Motor Live Drive @ 5" in January 2007 and have had a live band in the studio almost every week since. Currently, hosted by Mr. White, Margaret, and sound engineer Alan Contino it's been a welcomed challenge to bring in the best music in town and have it ready for broadcast at 5 pm every Thursday. With all the great Motor City musicians it has been gratifying to give them a live opportunity to showcase their talent over the air!

"Festival of Enlightenment Holistic Fair" Returns Saturday March 26 and Looking for More Vendors, Readers, and Body Healers!

WHFR-FM and the Metaphysically Speaking radio show are proud to present our third "Festival of Enlightenment Holistic Fair," Saturday March 26 from 11:00am - 5:00pm. This year's event features several exciting changes, among them: an earlier date, a brand new location on HFCC's campus (The Student and Culinary Arts Center), and live music to set the mood! All students with a valid school I.D. card will be admitted for free!

CLIFFORD CLIFT will guest on "We Are Not Alone" 1 - 2 PM Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Clifford Clift is the new International Director of the Mutual UFO Network, or MUFON. MUFON is the largest civilian UFO investigative organization in the world, dedicated to the scientific study of the UFO phenomenon. After retiring as a successful businessman in Colorado, Cliff joined MUFON and soon became a board member. He has been instrumental in helping the organization in its everyday function for the past several years. Clifford recounts his own personal UFO sighting and shares some compelling recent accounts from around the country.

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