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Housing in Rapid, and when the arts meet engineering

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Joshua Haiar

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On today's show

Costs are high and housing opportunities are low in Rapid City. Tom Johnson, president and CEO of Elevate Rapid City, joins us with thoughts on how a shortage became a crisis and potential projects and partnerships to ease the burden on Black Hills residents. (5:00)

The House State Affairs Committee heard a series of legislative proposals from Representative Shawn Bordeaux involving concerns from the native community. One bill involved Tribal ID cards. Another addressed concerns about offensive words used to identify geographic locations. Here is a summary of the debate on House Bill 1140 and 1144.

Maestro Delta David Gier joins us for a preview of the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra's weekend performance. We talk Vivaldi, Black composers, and why not every piece of new music has to cause a fistfight in the aisles of the symphony hall.

Combining creativity and artistic activities is the premise behind a new program at South Dakota Mines called Art+Engineering. This month’s Steam Café will dive into this program and is led by Katrina Donovan, Ph.D., and Michael West Ph.D.

"In My Studio" with artist J White. We hear the sounds of Jennifer White painting in her Sioux Falls Post Pilgrim Gallery and listen to her thoughts about her art.

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Carl Norquist is a producer and writer for In the Moment. An EMMY-winning producer, Carl previously worked for KTIV News 4 in Sioux City, IA. Carl is a Minnesota native and graduate of Augustana University with majors in Art and English.