Monday FORUM, 9-26-11, 6-7 PM: Parent Connection

"How Parents Can Build a Rich Literacy Foundation For Their Children"--Host Margaret King Ahmed welcomes Carole Lower, educator, reading specialist and literacy coach for Dearborn.

Singer/Songwriter Claudia Nygaard on "No Boys A-Loud" -- Saturday, September 23, noon-2pm

Along with travels to many cities to hear great music and learn interesting facts, Singer/Songwriter Claudia Nygaard joins in Lynn's interpretation of GPS week. With some great guitar work and a wicked sense of humor, Claudia's songs interpret the ups and downs in our journey of lfe.

Join host Lynn when she welcomes Claudia and takes listeners to some interesting places. Of course, there'll be recipes for the roadtrip! Tune in tomorrow, noon-2pm for "No Boys A-Loud" right here on WHFR!

WHFR is looking for YOUR Testimonals for College Radio Day Tuesday Oct 11, 2011

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 Monday October 3. 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

Stag-O-Lee on the Motor Live Drive @ Five Thursday (Sept 22)

This week on the WHFR Motor Live Drive @ Five features Stag-O-Lee. Stag-O-Lee features a drummer, guitarist and an intense Detroit singer. Make sure you tune in to the Motor Live Drive @ Five every Thursday at 5pm or if you miss it, check out the Motor Live Drive @ Five podcast by pressing the Musical Performances button above.

Monday FORUM, 9-19-11: EarthSky22, EarthSky8, and Planetary Radio

EarthSky22--"Richard Feynman is still awesome"; EarthSky8--"Joseph DeSimone on being an inventor"; and Planetary Radio--"Ending the World with a Song at Dragon Con." All science, always provocative!

Skrockin' Yer Butow 20th Anniversary show Friday Sept 16 8pm-Midnight

Skrockin' Yer Butow... turns 20 this year!!! Mike D has been hosting the Skrockin' Yer Butow show since Sept 1991 and he is celebrating this major anniversary with a show full of live music.

Tune in for a special FOUR HOUR LIVE SHOW featuring in-studio, call-in and internet'd-in performances by TV PEOPLE, will soderberg, Windy & Carl, Petey & Joe, Found Object Orchestra Internationale & tons more!

This epic night of live experimental/noise will be re-broadcast SEPT 23rd --- TUNE IN WHILE YOU STILL CAN BEFORE SYB IS DESTROYED NEXT YEAR!!!!

The Beggars Return to the WHFR Motor Live Drive @ 5

This Thursday at 5:00 pm The Beggars one of Detroit most riotous party bands returns to Motor Live Drive @ 5. It's been more then two years since this five piece juggernaut has played live in our Studio J and they have a slew of new songs. If you miss them live be sure to check out the podcast under "Musical Performances" on our home page.

"Theme Attic" plays songs about peace to recognize the "International Day of Peace," Thursday, 10-Noon, September, 15th!

The "International Day of Peace" takes place on September 21st. "Theme Attic", the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects will focus on "peace songs" this week to draw attention to this important date. Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, September 15th at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!

Monday FORUM, 9-12-11, 6-7 PM: Skepticality--"Extreme Fear"

"Skepticality" is a frequent podcast produced by The Skeptics Society, founded by professor and author Michael Schermer. Fear is a complex and a mysterious force that can, at times, sabotage our ability to think clearly, drive us to blind panic, or give us seemingly superhuman speed, strength, and powers of perception.

Summer Leftovers on this week's "Theme Attic" show, Thursday, 10-Noon, September, 8th!

Summer's over??? Well, "Theme Attic", the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, disagrees. Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, September 8th at 10:00 AM as he refuses to let go of summer...for at least one more week. Tune in to hear his clever and unusual takes on music!

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