Author: Jamie Mankiewicz

Coyote Crossing Summer Concert Series Welcomes Home Grown Musicians to the Stage

Summer wouldn’t be complete without some live and locally grown music. The Coyote Crossing Summer Concert Series continues this weekend with some friends of ‘the four’ on stage. It’s a double show featuring the amazingly talented Rachael and Dominic Davis, and Luke Winslow-King.  They will all be playing on the Emington Schultz Stage this Saturday, July 17 at Coyote Crossing…

‘the four’ Cherry Summer Games!

In honor of the Traverse City Cherry Festival, and as a way to solve the friendly quarrel between host, Xavier Hershovitz and associate producer, Sarah Himes has now turned into a week-long competition featuring Michigan’s favorite fruit.  Each team will take on a cherry-themed challenge during ‘the four’ every day this week, including a pie-eating relay, cherry toss, a cherry…

Producer Pick: Oh, Hello Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is an absolutely devastating condition that destroys memory and other important mental functions. But for one couple, it cannot Oh, Hello Alzheimer’s stop true love. Back in December, 56-year-old Peter Marshall proposed to Lisa at their home in Connecticut. But, what he didn’t realize, is that they already got married… 12 years ago. Peter was diagnosed 3 years…

Producer Picks: Asian Elephants on the Move

If you could come back to another life as any animal, what would it be? In today’s Producer Picks on ‘the four’, executive producer Jamie Mankiewicz talks about her ideal animal reincarnation. And, how a herd of escaped wildlife from a nature preserve is causing ‘big’ chaos in China. In the video above, you can see the elephants taking a break…