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Stateside: The state of COVID in Michigan; Hemingway’s summers Up North; performance as therapy

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Today on Stateside, a look at where Michigan stands with COVID-19 infections, vaccinations, and power machinations. Also, an exploration of writer Ernest Hemingway’s summers in northern Michigan. Plus, a West Michigan musician discusses how performance and therapy intersect in her work, and how her creative life has changed amid the pandemic.

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Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.

Michigan COVID infections drop to lowest levels in many months

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Stateside's conversation with Dave Boucher

  • Dave Boucher covers government and politics for the Detroit Free Press.

Been watching "Hemingway" on PBS? Visit the author's stomping grounds Up North

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Stateside’s conversation with Christopher Struble

  • Christopher Struble is the president of the Michigan Hemingway Society.
  • This segment originally aired April 7, 2021.

West Michigan musician Jes Kramer talks about performance as therapy

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Stateside’s conversation with Jes Kramer

  • Jes Kramer is a musician from West Michigan.
  • Support for arts and culture coverage comes in part from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.

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