Veteran Vocalist Marilyn Scott Sings In Sioux Falls

Sep 12, 2018

California-based vocalist Marilyn Scott has been making records for more than four decades. They all showcase her smooth, bluesy voice in a variety of jazz interpretations of the great standards, contemporary songs and originals. Throughout her career she's frequently collaborated with keyboardist Russell Ferrante and Jimmy Haslip of the Yellowjackets and they're the guiding lights behind her most recent album, Standard Blue.   

Chris Laughery

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It's a Middle Eastern country that blends tradition and modernization and defies stereotypes.

Linda Pappas Funsch, a professor at Frederick Community College in Maryland, is a specialist in modern Middle East studies and Islamic history. 

She lectures about Oman, an Arab country in Western Asia at the mouth of the Persian Gulf, Thursday at 7:00 p.m. at the SDSU Alumni Center in Brookings. Her presentation is titled "Oman's Role in Promoting Peace in the Middle East." 


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President Donald Trump made a whirlwind stop in Sioux Falls Friday to join Republican gubernatorial candidate Kristi Noem on the campaign trail.

Tuesday, Sanford Health introduced former Veterans Administration Secretary David Shulkin as a new administrator.

Dakota Political Junkies Roger Whittle of the Watertown Public Opinion and Jonathan Ellis of the Sioux Falls Argus Leader discuss these items and more.

Lee Strubinger

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A special session of the South Dakota Legislature is underway today at the State Capitol in Pierre. Governor Dennis Daugaard called for the gathering of the state's lawmakers to deal with legislation on internet sales tax collection. Lawmakers will also consider requiring the marketplace to pay sales taxes.

SDPB's Lee Strubinger reports from the State Capitol building. 

South Dakota's NFL Connections

Sep 12, 2018
Philadelphia Eagles

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SDPB's Nate Wek visits about NFL players with South Dakota ties - those from the state and those who played their college football at one of South Dakota's universities.

Chris Laughery

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Democratic candidate Howard Grinager is running for the State Senate out of District 17 which includes Clay and Turner Counties.

A former mayor and city counselor in Mt. Vernon, Grinager has also served as a chaplain to both the State House and Senate.


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Kirk Chaffee is a Republican candidate for the State House of Representatives in District 29 which include parts of Butte, Meade and Pennington Counties.

Chaffee is a first-time candidate for the South Dakota Legislature. 

He has previously been appointed to the State House and Senate Ag Land Assessment Implementation and Oversight Advisory Task Forces.

Eagle Bull Blazes Trail In Architecture

Sep 12, 2018
Chris Laughery

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Tammy Eagle Bull is the first Native American woman in the United States to become a licensed architect. 

An Oglala Lakota Nation member who was raised in Aberdeen, Eagle Bull gives the keynote lecture, "Sovereignty Through Design," Thursday at the Annual Institute of Architects South Dakota convention.

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Art, by its nature, is collaborative. And yet the artistic process itself can bring long hours of work in isolation. A group of Black Hills artists are celebrating 20 years of banding together in the ArtForms Gallery in Hills City.

You can join them in celebration on September 16 from 2 to 4:30 p.m.

Today, Mary Jo Marcy, Nancy Anne Baker, Pete Stach and Paul Horsted joined In The Moment from the Black Hills Surgical Hospital in SDPB's Black Hills Studio with a preview of the event.  

SD Secretary of State

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In a world of cyber-attacks and voter rights controversy, the South Dakota Secretary of State's office is responsible for election integrity in the state.

Current State Auditor Steve Barnett is on the ballot this fall as the Republican candidate for South Dakota Secretary of State.

He joined In The Moment for a live interview with an insight on his campaign.


We celebrate the Young Readers Festival of Books with authors Kara LaReau, Michael Hall, and Laura Geringer Bass. We also take a look a the legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder.

SDPB Community Calendar is brought to you with support from the SD Arts Council.

South Dakota Arts Council support is provided with funds from the State of South Dakota, through the Department of Tourism, and the National Endowment for the Arts.


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