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Stateside: Political roundup; rethinking digital performance; haunted houses adapt for pandemic

Erebus Haunted House outside of building
Courtesy of Ed Terebus
For a holiday-driven business like haunted houses, the pandemic presents a challenging question: how can you open up for the Halloween season safely?

Today on Stateside, an artist and an architect come together to rethink what performance spaces look like in the era of physical distancing. Also, with Halloween right around the corner we’ll explore the changed aspects of the haunted house business.

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

Political roundup: Misogyny behind alleged terrorist plot; what does the GOP look like after Trump?

  • John Sellek is the founder and CEO of Harbor Strategic Public Affairs.
  • Nancy Kaffer is a Columnist at the Detroit Free Press.

Designers, architects, and musicians collaborate to reinvent live performance during pandemic

Stateside’s conversation with Akari Komura and Anya Sirota

  • Akari Komura is a graduate student at the University of MIchigan's School of Music, Theatre, and Dance and Japanese composer-vocalist.
  • Anya Sirota is an architectural designer, Associate Professor and Associate Dean at Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan.

Retired Detroit police officer has a new beat diving in Michigan lakes around the state

Interlochen Public Radio’s Lexi Krupp reports

  • Lexi Krupp is the Science and Conservation Reporter for Interlochen Public Radio.

Monsters in masks: How one haunted house is adapting for a pandemic Halloween

Stateside’s conversation with Ed Terebus

  • Ed Terebus is co-owner of Erebus Haunted Attraction in Pontiac.

Cheers! An old pal in an Old Pal

Stateside’s conversation with Tammy Coxen and Lester Graham

  • Tammy Coxen is the owner of Tammy’s Tastings.
  • Lester Graham is a reporter at Michigan Radio.
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