Festival of Books

Arts Special: Festival of Books

Oct 4, 2019
SDPB

We have a very special arts podcast for you this week. You'll hear music from Kenny Putnam and conversations with a wide range of authors attending this year's Festival of Books in Rapid City.

Outgoing And Incoming SD Humanities Leaders

Dec 14, 2018
Adria Botella

In The Moment ... December 14, 2018 Show 480 Hour 1

Since 2007, Sherry DeBoer has been at the helm of the South Dakota Humanities Council as Executive Director. DeBoer has played a pivotal role in promoting reading and literature across the state.

As her tenure comes to an end this month, the Humanities Council welcomes Ann Volin as its new Executive Director. Volin is the former director of the Aylward-Dunn Learning Center at Rockhurst University in Kansas City. She returns to Brookings where she grew up and later attended South Dakota State University.

In The Moment ... October 25. 2018 Show 448 Hour 1

Once people lose touch with and lose respect for the truth, bad things start to unravel.

Those were the words of media expert Thomas Patterson. He is the author of the 2018 One Book South Dakota who discussed the state of news at the September Festival of Books in Brookings.

Truth Becomes Art And Art Becomes Truth

Sep 21, 2018
SDPB

In The Moment ... September 21. 2018 Show 427 Hour 2

Terese Mailhot memoir is called “Heart Berries." It is as fierce and shattering as it is transforming.

She joined In The Moment for the special broadcast from Brookings for the Festival of Books.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... September 20. 2018 Show 426 Hour 2

Kara LaReau is the author of the "Infamous Ratsos" series. The first two books were bound together as the 2018 Young Readers One Book South Dakota selection.

She's in South Dakota for the Festival of Books. You can see her today in Sioux Falls at the Washington Pavilion. Friday, September 21st, meet her in Brookings as she presents at the Children's Museum of South Dakota.