Stateside: Doctors call for return to school; a pandemic Nutcracker; Christmas tree business booming
Today on Stateside, a group of Ann Arbor physicians is calling for in-person schooling for the district’s younger students. We speak with a doctor about why he thinks the benefits outweigh the risks. Plus, as holiday traditions are put on hold, a performance of the Nutcracker moves online. And, Christmas tree sales are booming as people look for a slice of normal in 2020.
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Ann Arbor physicians call for a return to in-person learning for elementary students
- Dr. Omkar Karthikeyan is an Ann Arbor pediatrician.
Interlochen Arts Academy adapts annual Nutcracker performance for the pandemic
- Joseph Morrissey is the director of dance at Interlochen Arts Academy.
- Ava Blain is a dance student at Interlochen Arts Academy.
- Support for arts and culture coverage comes in part from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.
Christmas tree sales boom as Michiganders seek some holiday joy for a tough year
- Amy Start is the executive director of the Michigan Christmas Tree Association.
- Scott Powell is the nursery manager at Dutchman Tree Farms in Manton.