This region is home to a thriving contemporary indigenous arts scene. As South Dakota recognizes Native American Day, we spend time in conversation with a few artists. 

Rising Očhéthi Šakówiŋ  Voices

Aug 28, 2020

In The Moment … August 28, 2020 Show 891 Hour 1

Artists & Arts Orgs Carry On

Mar 27, 2020

In The Moment ... March 27, 2020 Show 783 Hour 1

Artists and arts organizations are hit hard during the economic disruption of the coronavirus pandemic. Peter Strong is co-owner of Racing Magpie in Rapid City. He joins us to talk about virtual residencies for artists.

Moment In Sound: Mark Joseph

Mar 18, 2020

In The Moment ... March 18, 2020 Show 776 Hour 2

Mark Joseph is a Twin Cities-based blues guitarist and vocalist who was scheduled to tour the Black Hills as part of his CD release tour. Many artists have had tours and events canceled and the economic disruption is devastating for the arts community.  We intend to keep those arts conversations going on In the Moment, including music. Mark Joseph joins us on the phone. 

Creative Power People

Jun 19, 2019

In The Moment ... June 19, 2019 Show 599 Hour 1

RuralX is underway in Mitchell. One of today's speakers is Laura Zabel, executive director of Springboard for the Arts, an organization working to cultivate vibrant communities by connecting artists with the skills, information and services they need to make a living and a life.

Zabel presents "Creative Power People" today at 1:35 p.m. on the Bush Foundation Main Stage at RuralX.

Chynna Lockett

In The Moment ... April 5, 2019 Show 550 Hour 1

Kim Oslund shares details about the annual Black Hills Fiber Frenzy in May. Fiber artists come to teach classes and vendors sell their crafts. 

The Daily Republic

In The Moment... February 27, 2017 Show 038 Hour 2

Jeff Logan, president of Logan Luxury Theaters, joins us for a recap of the 89th Academy Awards. We revisit our predictions from last week and discuss whether South Dakota theater-goers connected with the same films the Oscars celebrated.

Artist Paul Goble passed away on January 5, 2017.

Biographer Greg Bryan worked with Goble for more than four years on the book that would secure the renowned children's book author's place in history, although the artist himself was hesitant and humble.

"In the Moment" host Lori Walsh talked with Greg Bryan about Paul Goble's humility, his art, and his devotion to the natural world and tribal traditions.

Celebration Of Meldrum Park Mural Tonight

Jul 31, 2013

Dave Loewenstein and Ashley Laird are mural artists from Lawrence, Kansas, who've been creating a mural in Sioux Falls' Whittier neighborhood's Meldrum Park. They attended community meetings and visited public schools in Sioux Falls to understand the international character of the neighborhood earlier this year before starting work on the mural. Tonight at 6, the public is invited to help celebrate Meldrum Park's incredible new 150 foot long mural. Mayor Mike Huether and other distinguished guests will speak. The mural is located at the corner of 6th & Lewis.