Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... November 16, 2017 Show 222 Hour 2

University of Sioux Falls student McKenzie Erickson joins the program to talk about Love Your Melon – an organization founded and run by college students on the mission of improving the lives of children battling cancer. We also discuss how social media is changing the lives of American teenagers.


In The Moment ... November 16, 2017 Show 222 Hour 2

From Facebook depression to the disintegration of privacy, to a shift in the very perception of reality, all of us are impacted by the daily deluge of social media. Teenagers, perhaps, are among our most vulnerable. Dr. Joseph Bottum heads the CLASSICS Institute (Collaborations for Liberty and Security Strategies for Integrity in a Cyber-Enabled Society) at Dakota State University. He's the author of the books "An Anxious Age" and "The Christmas Plains."


In The Moment ... November 16, 2017 Show 222 Hour 1

SDPB’s Kevin Woster writes the On the Other Hand blog. Today he joins us with news from community leaders (and grandparents) Sue and Dick Brown.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... November 16, 2017 Show 222 Hour 1

What does it mean to love someone in a language that’s not your own? Lauren Collins is a staff writer at "The New Yorker.” Her best-selling book is called "When in French: Love in a Second Language." It's now available in paperback. She joins us to talk about cultural identity, belonging, and life in translation.

Inmate Art Exhibit Opens In Aberdeen

Nov 16, 2017
Larry Sharpfish

An exhibit showcasing art work from inmates across the state is opens this month. Viewers will see several different media the inmates work in.

Inmates create everything from paintings and beadwork, to toothpick sculptures for the upcoming art show. This is the third year of the exhibit. Lois Beckner is the Cultural Arts Program Coordinator at the Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center.

Olympic Photographer Speaks At BHSU

Nov 15, 2017
Simon Bruty

Professional sports photographers sit on the front lines of games for hours waiting to capture the perfect shot. They have to watch out for athletes hurling towards them while they capture a high speed sequence of photos. One pro is spoke is at Black Hills State University. Simon Bruty has spent most of his life taking sports pictures. He has shot the summer and Winter Olympics on multiple occasions. Bruty spoke to SDPB's Chynna Lockett by phone about what he calls his dream job.

SF Musical Explores Co-Worker Relationships

Nov 15, 2017
Chynna Lockett

An original musical has its premiere in Sioux Falls this month. The show explores the relationships co-workers develop from spending 40 hours together every week.

Eight people sit in a circle rehearsing songs and dialogue. Members of Goodnight Theater Collective are working on pieces from their new musical titled David and Lucy. Luke Tatge is the composer and of the writers.

“It’s a comedy. It’s sort of almost a send up of sitcoms as a genre. It all centers around the concept of having a work wife or a work husband.”

New Space Stores Native Archives

Nov 15, 2017
American Indian College Fund

A new space to store Native history is open in Sisseton. The buildings provide a place for students and the public to learn about Dakota culture.

Two new buildings at Sisseton Wahpeton College house native archives and Dakota language classes. Erin Griffin is the Director of Dakota Studies at the school. She says the expansion helps keep the culture alive. 


In The Moment ... November 15, 2017 Show 221 Hour 1

As South Dakotans watch the jousting in Congress over tax reform, many are asking the age-old question: What's in it for me? How do South Dakotans fare in the new proposal? Joy Smolnisky is with the South Dakota Budget and Policy Institute.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... November 15, 2017 Show 221 Hour 1

As players, coaches, and fans prepare for the “Round of 16” state volleyball format, SDPB’s Nate Wek is on the way to Rapid City for the big games. He joins us for a look at two teams in the same region preparing for a showdown.


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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