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Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Unlocking More Music + StoryCorps Arrives In Detroit
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Learn more and listen to some of the treasures from the WDET vault have already been unlocked here.
StoryCorps Reservations Filling Up Fast
StoryCorps arrived in Detroit this week and reservations have been filling up fast! Learn more their visit in this video and make a free reservation to share and preserve the stories and memories of a loved one today.
The StoryCorps MobileBooth will be at The Carr Center in Detroit through August 8th and at the Islamic Center of America in Dearborn on August 10th and 11th.
In Case You Missed It: Midday Highlights
Anja Niedringhaus/AP Afghan army soldiers will be responsible for protecting Kabul and holding critical cities and roads together after the planned 2014 American troop withdrawal.
Should Cities Sell Ads To Fund Public Services?-Q Jian Gomeeshi talked to Baltimore City Councillor William Welch about new rules that allow the city to sell ads on fire trucks, and public space activist Elizabeth Ben-Ishai about the commercialization trend.
Q airs M-Th at 2pm.
Who Pays When Teens Are Out Of Work?- Tell Me More Most American adults are enjoying higher family incomes than their parents did, but that may be temporary. Reports show that teenagers across the country are having a hard time finding a summer job, and the long-term consequences for American society could be severe..
Tell Me More airs M-Th at Noon & M-Th at 9pm
Is London ready for the Olympics? - World Have Your Say At the time of writing, there are 16 days, 7 hours and 21 minutes left until the London Games begin. World Have Your Say takes a look at some of the stories picking up a lot of conversation as the big day approaches. World Have Your Say airs M-Th at 1pm. After Troops Leave, What Happens To Afghanistan? -Fresh Air This past weekend brought news of more violence in Afghanistan. Seven Western troops, five Afghan police officers and at least 18 civilians were killed in Afghanistan.The ongoing violence and lawlessness raises concerns after the planned U.S. troop withdrawal in 2014.
Fresh Air airs M-Th at 3pm.
Why Do Women Love "Fifty Shades of Grey"? ANDFresh Beginnings with End of Life Trends - The Craig Fahle Show Guest Host Rochelle Riley discusses why women are going crazy for the "Fifty Shades of Grey" series by E.L. James. She talks with two friends about their love for the books and takes calls from listeners. Plus, David Techner, Director of the Ira Kaufman Chapel in Southfield, joins guest host Arthur Horwitz to discuss new end-of-life trends.
The Craig Fahle Show airs M-F at 10am.
The Craig Fahle Party
The Coneydog is The Craig Fahle Party a mascot, Sly and the Family Stone's "Everyday People" is our official campaign song and a new motto was decided last week:Think More. Shout Less.
Music Head returns on July 21st and with you're help - we'll give away $100,000 in promotional airtime to 9 local youth-based nonprofits that were nominated by WDET listeners! See who our Music Heads will be playing for here, then start submittingsummer-themed songs to kick off each half-hour of the show.
Ann Delisi's Essential Music Listening Party Tuesday, July 17th 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. The Majestic Cafe ----------------------------------------- Join us at The Majestic Cafe for an evening of food and music sampling featuring a free live performance by String of Ponies! Get ready to discover some new favorites!
Concert of Colors Saturday & Sunday July 14th & 15th Midtown Detroit ---------------------------------------- Music from around the world, including the indigenous music of the Motor City, is the major focus of the Concert of Colors, but not the only focus. The festival also offers ethnic food and merchandise vendors and a children's area featuring free family activities.
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