the Dance Division, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations

Western Michigan University will make ballet history. It will be the first college to dance a ballet so complex - that it’s only been performed by professional dancers. The ballet Lilac Garden was created by English choreographer Anthony Tudor in 1936. 

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For Sylvia Earle, a love of ocean came naturally at a young age, but she says it was life in the ocean has held her interest ever since. 

The Stockholm Chamber Brass has been setting standards in brass playing since its formation in the mid 1980s. Although it started as a student side project, the group became serious about chamber brass very quickly, according to founding member and trombonist Jonas Bylund. In an interview with Cara Lieurance, Bylund and fellow SCB player Tom Poulson share their perspectives on the world of brass music.

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Michael Turner says the inspiration for making a movie about stuttering came to him in 2009. Turner says he was on a trip with a friend who asked him what it was like to stutter. 

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A summary of Michigan's resources
John Yellich, Michigan Geological Survey

When it comes to mapping its natural resources, Michigan falls behind other states. But a $500,000 state grant may help change that. The grant to the Michigan Geological Survey will pay for statewide resource mapping.