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Politics & Government

Stateside for Wednesday, August 12, 2015

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Today on Stateside:

Donald Trump came to Michigan on Tuesday to, well, be Trump. In 50 minutes, he touched on and criticized just about everything. Detroit Free Press reporter Kathy Gray share what she saw.

We asked you about experiences every Michigander should have at least once, and you responded in force. Michigan Radio’s Kimberly Springer brings us the top 70 items on the Michigan bucket list.

Creating art is one thing. Marketing your art, yourself, and building a business are another thing altogether. Jocelyn Rainey hopes to help artists figure out the business end of things at “The Business of Art,” an event this Friday at Wayne State University.

Marsha Music is the daughter of a pre-Motown record producer. She’s a writer, blogger and activist, and she tells us the story of how she lost her job because of struggles with alcohol.

We won’t head to the polls to choose our next president for another 15 months. Yet, candidate announcements have been raining down since March 23, when Ted Cruz became the first of many to jump into the fray. Gleaves Whitney looks out over the political landscape to give us an idea of what what we might see moving forward.

As summer of 2015 races toward its seasonal finish line, Stateside producer Mike Blank wonders what summer festivities Michiganders might be celebrating in the not-too-distant future.