Tonight on One Detroit:
Originally Aired on June 10, 2021
- Michigan Opera Theatre & Detroit Symphony Orchestra: MOT Season Opener at Meadowbrook
The Michigan Opera Theatre’s first performance of the season was Saturday June 12th, at Meadowbrook Amphitheatre. WRCJ’s Peter Whorf and Dave Wagner sat down with Michigan Opera Theatre Artistic Director, Yuval Sharon, Music Director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Jader Bignamini, and Associate Artistic Director of the Michigan Opera Theatre, Christine Goerke, to hear more about the season’s opening performance of “Cavalleria Rusticana.”
- Reflecting On the School Year: Christy McDonald & Amber Arellano
As the school year comes to an end, Christy McDonald reflects on what we’ve learned about education with executive director of Education Trust Midwest Amber Arellano. They touch on wealth disparities in education, the impacts of distance learning on children, and much more.
- Vaccine Work Requirements
As the Covid-19 vaccine becomes more available and Michiganders try to get back to normal. Businesses are still navigating the virus, which may mean requiring employees be vaccinated to work. Will Glover talks with Tony Paris, Lead Attorney for the Sugar Law Center for Economic and Social Justice to find out if employers can legally make being vaccinated a prerequisite for work.
- Student Reporting Labs
Detroit Public TV partners, PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs, connect us with students who want to share what they’ve learned over this last school year. Some students thrived in a distance learning environment, while others say they began to miss the place they used to dread coming to — school.
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