Stateside: Election law bills; Lansing’s gay bar history; Greenwood District Studios
Today on Stateside, Republicans in the Legislature advance bills to change election law in Michigan, one day after saying there was no fraud in the 2020 election. Then, how gay nightclubs and bars in Michigan gave rise to a vibrant drag culture. And, a movie studio in Lansing aims to open with high hopes of bringing the film industry, and talent, back to Michigan.
Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.
Here’s what’s in the GOP-sponsored election bills
- Zach Gorchow is the executive editor and publisher at Gongwer News Service.
How gay nightclubs and bars in Michigan gave rise to a vibrant drag culture
- Jillian Reese is a curator with the Michigan History Center.
Support for arts and culture coverage on Stateside comes in part from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.
- Kendra Carr is a reporter for Interlochen Public Radio.
- Amaru is the CEO and founder of Greenwood District Studios.