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Listen to a special LIVE SHOW - Stateside live in Grand Rapids

Stateside with Cynthia Canty went on the road for a live show from the Grand Rapids Art Museum.

The show aired on May 21, 2015 and featured the following guests:

  • Michigan Radio’s Lindsey Smith talked about the plans for restoring the Grand River.
  • Dana Friis-Hansen, Director of the Grand Rapids Art Museum, spoke about the museum’s In the Air exhibit.
  • Detroit News columnist Daniel Howes discussed Canadian/U.S. relations and the recently-named “Gordie Howe International Bridge.”
  • Marylu Dykstra, with the Disability Advocates of Kent County, and Chris Smit, Director of Kendall College of Art and Design's Arts and Access Initiative joined us to talk about the DisArt Festival, a multi-venue disability arts festival in Grand Rapids.
  • Jeff Williams, the CEO of Public Sector Consultants, joined us to talk about an exclusive Michigan Radio/PSC poll on voters' reactions to the road funding proposal.
  • And New York Times best-selling author and Michigan Radio sports columnist John U. Bacon joined us for a sports round-up.

People followed the show on Twitter using the hashtag #StatesideLive.

*This post has been updated.

Mark Brush was Michigan Radio’s Digital Media Director. He succumbed to a year-long battle with glioblastoma, an aggressive brain cancer, in March 2018. He was 49 years old.