In The Moment ... South Dakota Humanities Council Awards 30K In Grant Funding
In The Moment ... April 24, 2017 Show 078 Hour 1
April is National Testicular Cancer Awareness Month. Today we bring you insight from a new theatre company in Sioux Falls. It's called the Good Night Theatre Collective. The company presents their first full-length production this weekend at the ICON Lounge in Sioux Falls. It's called "Ball: a Musical Tribute to my Lost Testicle." It's creator survived testicular cancer and wrote the musical during chemotherapy treatment. Ruth Sturm and Max Wotjanowicz join us.
SDPB's Victoria Wicks takes you to the March for Science in Rapid City, as environmental advocates and science advocates stand common ground while evaluating their differences.
Plus, the South Dakota Humanities Council Board of Directors has awarded 30 thousand dollars in major grant funding to organizations across the state. Several of the grants support the 2017 Race and Civility theme. Today, we spend some time with a few of the grant recipients. Jennifer Boomgarten is with the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra and the Lakota Music Project. Jim Woster is with the Stockyards Ag Experience. Plus, Lily Mendoza joins us to talk about the Indigenous Book Writers Festival.