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Stateside: Windsor border to reopen; Williamston Theatre gets creative; convincing vaccine skeptics

Jul 20, 2021

Canadian officials announced they would be allowing non-essential travel into the country by fully-vaccinated Americans next month, including at the Windsor-Michigan border.
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Today on Stateside, fully vaccinated Americans will soon be able to cross the border into Canada for non-essential travel. We'll hear from a reporter about what they can expect. Plus, a conversation about the many varieties of vaccine hesitancy—and effective strategies to convince skeptics. And, we’ll talk with the directors of the Williamston Theatre, outside of Lansing, about their reopening plans. 

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Fully-vaccinated Americans will soon be able to cross into Windsor for non-essential travel

  • Doug Schmidt is a reporter with the Windsor Star. 

Pandemic pushes Williamston Theatre to get creative with live performance and reopening  

  • John Lepard is an assistant professor in theater at Michigan State University and executive director of Williamston Theatre.
  • Emily Sutton-Smith is an actress and co-founder of Williamston Theatre.
  • Support for arts and culture coverage on Stateside comes in part from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.

There’s no one-size-fits-all solution to vaccine hesitancy, says public health expert  

  •  Abram Wagner is an assistant professor of epidemiology at the University of Michigan. He researches vaccine hesitancy.