Some of the best recent podcasts from the internet: EarthSky 22 (7-23) updates us on the many meteors in the sky this week, EarthSky8 features an interview with Joseph de Simone on being an inventor, and Planetary Radio (7-25) gives us news on space exploration, astronomy, and science--this week from the Aquarium of the Pacific. Note: this show will be available from this website immediately after broadcast for listening anytime: click on Talk Shows--Monday Forum--(select date).
Two special guests will tell us about "Green Living Alternatives," part of Dearborn Homecoming actvities next weekend, this being from 1-4 PM on Aug. 4: Maureen McIlrath of Dearborn cable TV's "Going Green with Maureen," and Sean Galloway, who along with Maureen is guiding the Going Green Foundation (goinggreenfoundation.org).
This week's featured Broadway musical is the 1990 off-Broadway musical revue FOREVER PLAID. This musical features The Plaids, a close-harmony guy group that was popular in the 1950s. This musical was made into a featue film in 2009 called FOREVER PLAID: THE MOVIE. So make sure you listen to Joe on Big Band, Broadway, and Beyond this Friday from 10am-1pm and every Friday with a different featured Broadway musical.
It's time for the second annual "Bugapalooza!" Those pesky critters that seem to be made just to annoy everybody are out at full strength. "Theme Attic", the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, will provide a musical salute to the world of bugs for your listening pleasure this week! Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, July 26th at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!
"No Child Left Inside", that's the program name and the goal of program founder Alan Heavner. He'll talk about the positive effects of getting kids of all ages into the wilderness. Even if the wilderness is just a few miles from home. Kathy Martin discusses outdoor counseling and Peter Rudofski talks about working with blind and deaf children in canoes.
Join host Lynn when she speaks with these fascinating people and brings you updates on Turner Town, the 2012 Michigan Ride for Kids, along with information about The Race for the Cure.
Two great recent podcasts from the internet: From Philosophy talk--"Movie Show 2012" & from Freakonomics Radio--"What's Wrong with Cash for Grades?" This WHFR talk show is available as a podcast from this website, anytime after broadcast, for listening anytime: click on Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--(select date).
"Theme Attic," the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, will hit the highway and feature songs about traveling and vacation spots. Join host DJ Phil Maq, today, July 19, at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!
This week's most informative and challenging podcasts from the internet: Planetary Radio (7-9) tells of the Starship Initiative, EarthSky 8--Frank Hill says, "No new ice age," and from TED--Jane McGonigal says, "Gaming extends life." (TEDTalks videos at www.TED.com/talks) If you miss this broadcast, it is archived on this website as a podcast: click on Talk Shows--Monday Forum--(select date).
WHFR Broadcasts Live from The FREE "Concert of Colors" Diversity Stage Today & Tomorrow, July 14 & 15!
The FREE 20th Annual "Concert of Colors" celebration takes place this weekend and WHFR will exclusively bring the performing musical acts from the Diversity Stage straight to you starting at 3pm both Saturday, July 14, and Sunday, July 15! The multicultural musical styles include Australian blues, indie rock, Indian funk, Caribbean, Irish rock, classical fusion, Native American fusion, Latin ska/funk and so much more!
If you can't make it to the Max M. Fisher Music Center in Detroit, the next best and only other place is WHFR.FM or 89.3 on your FM dial!
"Theme Attic", the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, will focus on songs about "colors" this week. Included in the show will be a few selections by some of the performers at this weekend's "Concert of Colors." Join host, DJ Phil Maq, on Thursday, July 12th at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!