Live From Studio J


Michigan Ride for Kids' Task Force Managers Danny & Susan Featheringill join host Lynn to discuss this year's August 2nd event. Want to break out that motorcycle? Help a kid with a brain tumor have a great day? Volunteer behind the scenes? Learn how to do all of the above when you listen to IMPACT! Remember, if you miss the show, tune in to the podcast right here on WHFR.FM; click on Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--(select date).

WHFR is proud to be part of the annual Concert of Colors music festival again this year. As always, we will be broadcasting all the acts from the Diversity Stage including: Spirits Rising (Contemporary native folk); Corktown Popes (rock); The Infatuations (R&B/rock); DJ Alsultany (Techno); Playdate (rock for kids); Lola Morales Sean Blackman Quintet (Latin fusion); Gnawa Diffusion (Gnawa/reggae/groove); and La Chiva Gantiva (Latin fusion).

WHFR will be in the lobby of The Max giving away program schedules, pens, stickers along with selling some WHFR merchandise. WHFR will be at the Concert of Colors Festival on Saturday and Sunday starting at 1pm both days. The Max M. Fisher Music Complex is located at 3711 Woodward Ave. in Midtown Detroit. For more information check out the Concert of Colors website:

From NPR and Good Radio Shows Inc,. a non-profit organization, we present the April 2015 episode of Peace Talk Radio: "Love or Anger: Which Motivates Us Most?" If you can't catch this broadcast, remember you can listen anytime after broadcast to the podcast from this website: click on Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--(select date).

WHFR will be at the Dearborn Farmers and Artists Market, Friday, June 26, broadcasting live reports and interviews every half hour between 10 AM and 1 PM, then doing the entire "WHFR Journal" show from 1-2 PM with special guest, MI Rep. George Darany. NOTE: "Big Band and Beyond" will provide the music between reports until 1 PM, and "Democracy Now" (usually from noon to 1PM) will not be carried this week. Come on down and visit our table. Free parking in West Dearborn these days!

These are the guys who have made sharing great music their BE ALL and END ALL. They don't need a plan B. The only thing they do better than huddle 'round and craft great tunes is get out and share them with you every chance they get. Tuned up from touring Ohio, getting ready for Grand Rapids, they perform today on Motor Live Drive @5. Whether you're listening introspectively to the lyrics, or lost in dancing, you'll be glad they shared this homespun rock 'n roll with you. On 89.3 on your FM dial. Or livestreaming. THIS, is The Station Making Waves.

SPECIAL, from the Sierra Club--the world's largest environmental non-profit organization--WHFR presents their latest two 30-minute weekly podcasts, full of the most important news and ideas about taking care of the world we live in (also known as Ecology). Remember you can also listen to this hour-long show from this website anytime after broadcast: click on Talk Shows--Tuesday forum--(select date).

SPECIAL: Here's the episode from last Friday, 6-12-15, as our own "Metaphysically Speaking" takes the month off. Would you like to Tavis regularly on WHFR? Let us know by an email: Tavis interviews Philip K. Howard, chairman, Common Good (book:The Rule of Nobody: Saving America from Dead Laws and Broken Government); Liz Garbus, filmmaker (documentary: What Happened, Miss Simone?); and Hollywood legend Robert Duvall (newest feature film project, Wild Horses).

Celestial House, Sci-Fi Techno, Cosmic Soul originators Ancient Language debut their new line up and share music from their upcoming (July 25th) release Folk Songs. Tune in today at 5 and hear what Detroit natives, who've actually jammed onstage at Movement, sound like when making our own Studio J their home away from home. Prerecorded due to scheduling opportunities, don't let that stop you. They jammed live, and you'll feel it, when you tune in to station that's been here 30 years, And Just Gettin' Started!, 89.3

Henry Ford College Theatre Arts Department presents its 30th Annual Spring One-Act Festival this month. Find out more about the history of the one-act plays and lots about the HFC Theatre program when Lynn speaks with Gerry Dzuiblinski. Remember you can listen to this show from this website, anytime after broadcast: click on Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--(select date).

Our special guest is Devon Akmon, Director of the Arab American National Museum, celebrating its 10th year. We'll hear about its origin and its mission: exhibits, collection, library, events, and education projects. Remember this show is archived on this website immediately after broadcast, for listening anytime: click on Talk Shows--WHFR Journal--(select date).