In The Moment ... Moment In Sound With Aces & Eights

May 12, 2017

In The Moment ... May 12, 2017 Show 092 Hour 1

Today for Moment in Sound, we welcome Harland Allen and Kim Bachman otherwise known as Aces and Eights. They kick off the "Black Hills Opry" classic country theater at the Homestake Opera House this  month in Lead.

Every spring, Greater prairie chickens dance in the Grasslands hoping to find someone to love. South Dakota is one of the few places where the birds still thrive. Viewing blinds are set up for 2 months in the Grasslands near Fort Pierre so spectators can watch the process and hear them sing. SDPB's Chynna Lockett visited one matting area in the middle of the state.

South Dakota Poet Lindy Obach reads her poem “Haircuts on the Back Porch.”

This evening in Spearfish, the Matthews Operas House presents a concert by jazz guitarist W-Jazz. It's the second event in the Club Matthews Jazz Sessions series.W-Jazz is the stage name for Ward Johnston. He's originally from Colorado Springs, Colorado, but now lives in Spearfish. Johnston has just released a new album, "W-Jazz Live." It features original compositions recorded in Grand Junction, Colorado.