“This is another small attempt to help build two way bridges from the Great Lakes to the Great Wall,” Watkins said.
Janet Blair, of Tri-County Business Exchange, is putting on the annual dancing event.
To help voters learn more, CBS Local invited the two candidates to answer 10 key questions in the CBS Local Presidential Forum, which kicks off Thursday, October 4th, with the issue of the economy and jobs.
These finalists were chosen from a field of 1,517 artists from 46 countries and 41 U.S. states and territories. More than 41,000 voters contributed nearly 400,000 votes.
Want to lure more young talent to the Motor City and places like Grand Rapids and Lansing? Bring them in as interns and you create an environment where they are more willing to consider staying.
“Brooks can’t promote the race. So, (Detroit Mayor) Dave (Bing) and (Wayne County Executive) Bob (Ficano) and I are doing it for him,” Mark Hackel, Macomb County Executive said on “Michigan Matters.”
Folks will be singing portions of Carly Rae Jepson’s “Good Time” at the Big House, Spartan Stadium, Comerica Park, various opera houses, theatres and other landmarks across the Mitten state.
“I think that Tom Gores, the kind of businessman he is and the type of community spirit he is, he’s open to anything,” said Mannion.
But it is the Bentivolio-Cassis faceoff gaining attention and expected to be a nail biter with results not known until well after polls close at 8 p.m. Some say it could come down to the counting of absentee ballots.
“The Congressman McCotter story get stranger and stranger,” said Johnson. “I have had great respect for him, but he just crashed and burned. No one has explained what happened.”