Dearborn Heights council candidates to be on "The New WHFR Journal," 10-14, 28 & Nov. 4-11; 1-2 PM

Over the next several weeks, the "Journal" will interview all three challengers vying for a seat on the Dearborn Heights city council. Abdel-Hak will be on 10-14 [CANCELLED DUE TO PERSONAL EMERGENCY--CHECK THIS WEBSITE IF RESCHEDULING IS POSSIBLE], Lisa Hicks-Clayton on 10-28, and Scott D. Craig on 11-4. Podcasts will be available on this website immediately after each show.
NOTE: The two incumbents running are already better known, at least by their time in office, and we have a mission to feature alternative ideas, which sometimes can be new and better, though more difficult to discover.

"Theme Attic" celebrates "Suitest" Day, Today, 10-Noon

"Theme Attic", the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects will feature "suites" of songs this week--and maybe even a few "sweet" songs! Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, October 13th at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!

College Radio Day Documentary at 11am and MORE on Tuesday Oct 11

WHFR is part of College Radio Day (Tuesday Oct 11), along with over 300 other college and high school radio stations from all over North America. Throughout the day we will be playing back Testimonials about the importance of College Radio and WHFR, along with the live DJs mentioning how important WHFR and College Radio is in their lives. Also, tune in at 11am for a very special audio documentary on the Past, Present, and Future of College Radio. For more information about College Radio Day, listen to WHFR or check out the official website

Dearborn Symphony Begins Another Season

September 23rd marked the beginning of another season for the Dearborn Symphony Orchestra. If you would like to find out more about the particular opening show click here. The linked video features Music Director and Conductor Kypros Markou discussing the musical selections, and provides some interesting insight into their selection. For a performance schedule or specific performance information click here.

Monday FORUM, 10-10-11, 6-7 PM: "Wisdom" and "The Enigma of Reason"

PHILOSOPHY TALKS, from two Stanford U. professors, today discusses the nature and proper use of Wisdom, while on PHILOSOPHY BITES, a British podcast of one interview per episode with a noted philosopher on one topic (ergo "bite-sized'), today features Dan Sperber on the strangeness--and necessity--of what is called Reason. If you've missed our live broadcast, go to the WHFR archive on this website: TALK SHOWS, then MONDAY FORUM for this date.

WHFR 4th Annual Record Show TODAY (Saturday Oct 8) 9am-4pm

The 4th annual WHFR Record Show is finally here. There are a wide variety of vendors with lots of records, cds, cassettes, dvds, vhs, t'shirts, and more. Early bird admission 9am ($5) and regular admission 10am-4pm ($1). Some come on out to the Student Center Building on the Main Campus of HFCC to check out all of the great musical items that are looking for a new home. For more info check out our WHFR Record Show page:
OR our Facebook invite:

It's Harvest Time on "Theme Attic" this week, Thursday, 10-Noon, October, 6th!

"Theme Attic", the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects will feature harvest songs as well as other seasonal themes this week! Join host DJ Phil Maq on Thursday, October 6th at 10:00 AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!

"Highway 61" Live Blues Performances this Friday, 10-7-11, 2-6 PM

This Friday, two blues bands will visit and perform a few songs LIVE: The Dale Robertson Band and Maggie McCabe. Both of these bands will be part of our Oct. 22 Benefit Concert, 9 PM to 1 AM, at New Place Lounge, 22723 Michigan Ave., in west Dearborn. Listen on 89.3 FM or to our LIVE STREAM from this website--and then come to our Benefit, too, to support WHFR (only $5 donation at door; food and beverages available to buy; 21 or older)!

WHFR still looking for your Testimonals - deadline extended to Midnight Friday Oct 7

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 FRIDAY Oct 7. 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

John Ventre will guest on WE ARE NOT ALONE Tuesday October 4 from 1-2pm

John Ventre is the Pennsylvania State Director for the Mutual UFO Network or MUFON. John will be speaking at the Pennsylvania State UFO conferences in October, which he is sponsoring. He will be presenting on his book “The Day After 2012”. The book Delves into various End Time Prophecies from Hopi, and Biblical, to Edgar Cayce and Jeanne Dixon. John says “If you think these are the bad times; wait until 2013”. Join us when John shares some of these predictions as well as some of the well documented UFO cases on our nation's east coast.

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