Celebrate the 40th anniversary of John McGlaughlin and The Mahavishnu Orchestra's album release entitled "Birds of Fire" on Friday at 6pm! In 1971, visionary guitarist John McGlaughlin formed The Mahavishnu Orchestra to combine a group of multinational musicians to produce a high volume, electrified rock sound combining complex rhythms, unusual time signatures with elements of jazz and classical European and Indian music. On March 29th, 1973, the band released it's second and last studio recording, "Birds of Fire".
March 31st is Johann Sebastian Bach's birthday, so it's time for another "Bach Party!" And since April Fool's Day is just around the corner, "Theme Attic," the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, will also shine the musical spotlight on fools and silly songs--everything from Weird Al to The Three Stooges. Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, March 28th, at 10:00AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!
Our choices of this week's best podcasts from the internet: (1) Stephen Dubner (Freakonomics) presents his research entitled, "Parking is Hell"; (2) TED Talk from Bono, "The Good News on Poverty (Yes, there is some)"; (3) TED Talk from Danny Hillis, "The Internet could crash--we need a Plan B." This show will be archived on our website after broadcast fro listening anytime: click on Talk Shows--Monday Forum--(select date).
The annual Festival of Enlightenment Holistic Fair presented by WHFR and METAPHYSICALLY SPEAKING takes place in the Student and Culinary Arts Center Buildings on the main campus of HFCC TODAY from 11am-5pm. A variety of Vendors, Readers, and Bodyworkers will be present at the fair along with a a variety of presentations on all aspects of a holistic life. The Festival of Enlightenment Holistic Fair cost $5 at the door or FREE for students with valid I.D. and all of the entry fees go directly to WHFR. For more information check out: http://whfr.fm/FOE or just come out to the fair!
How green are we getting? How can we be more efficient and more Earth-conscious? What initiatives are happening now in our town? We'll get the update from Dave Norwood, as part of our weekly update on local news and views for Dearborn and the surrounding area. Note: Our podcast of this show will be available on this website for listening anytime after broadcast: click on Talk Shows--WHFR Journal--(select date).
No,You wont find this on the menu at HFCC's 5101 Restaurant. However, join SPACE IS THE PLACE host Tom Wilson as he serves up two seminal experimental/art rock albums Roxy Music's FOR YOUR PLEASURE and King Crimson's LARKS TONGUES IN ASPIC on the eve of the 40th anniversary of their original release. For dessert, Tom will be serving up the music of pioneering krautrockers Hoger Czukay and Klaus Dinger who were both born on March 24th. So join Tom and SPACE IS THE PLACE tonight Friday March 22 from 6-8pm as he serves up some musically deliciousness. Bon Appetit!
"Theme Attic," the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, will offer unique musical support for this weekend's "Festival of Enlightenment Holistic Fair" fundraiser for WHFR. Aromas, dreams, and fortune tellers will be just some of the themes on this week's show. Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, March 21st, at 10:00AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!
Two recent podcasts from highly regarded non-profit science-based organizations, enlightening us on environmental news and information and the latest in astronomy and cosmology, respectively. Note: This show can be listened to from this website anytime after broadcast: click on Talk Shows--Monday Forum--(select date).
Third Annual "St. Patrick's Day/Celtic Celebration" on "Theme Attic," Thursday, March 14th, 10AM-Noon!
St. Patrick's Day only comes around once a year, so "Theme Attic," the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, focuses on playing as much Celtic music and songs about Ireland as possible. There will still be the usual variety, but it will have a mostly Irish flavor. Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, March 14th, at 10:00AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!
Searching on the Internet for a podcast that might educate, perhaps challenge your beliefs, and even change your mind--it's our Monday Forum! Today's show presents, from Philosophy Talk, "Should Marriage Be Abolished?" and, from TED Talks, musician/performance artist Amanda Palmer, "The Art of Asking." You can listen to this hour anytime after broadcast from this website: clicl on Talk Shows--Monday Forum--(select date).