Stateside: Biden and Trump visit MI; shifting auto culture; GR Symphony goes virtual

Sep 10, 2020
Originally published on September 28, 2020 9:56 pm

Today on Stateside, a violinist from the Grand Rapids Symphony talks about rehearsing without an ensemble, and other oddities of 2020. Plus, we talk about the shift in Michigan’s car culture.

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As presidential campaigns push through Michigan, voters miss personal interaction with candidates

  • Kat Stafford reports on national stories concerning race and ethnicity for the Associated Press.

US auto makers bet big on partnerships, SUVs to get through electric and autonomous future

  • Daniel Howes is business columnist for the Detroit News.
  • Erin Marquis is managing editor at Jalopnik.

GR Symphony violinist on fine tuning her playing during COVID, gets ready for virtual fall season


  • Diane McElfish Helle is a violinist in the Grand Rapids symphony.
  • Support for arts and culture coverage comes in part from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.
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