In The Moment ... March 23, 2017 Show 056 Hour 2

Opening day of Major League Baseball is right around the corner. Dirk Lammers is the author of "No Hit Wonders: More Than a Century of Pitching's Greatest Feats." Chuck Brodsky is a musician known as baseball's poet laureate.

The Bush Foundation has announced its 2017 Fellows this week. Tyler Read is a graffiti artist and community arts leader in who found community in an alley in Rapid City.

Eagle Butte Explores Culture And Art At Graffiti Jam

Jul 5, 2016

Artists from around the world are shaking their spray paint cans in preparation for the second annual RedCan Graffiti Jam. Hosted by the Cheyenne River Youth Project, or CRYP, the three-day event brings together graffiti and Lakota culture in creativity and fellowship.

"Art Inside Out" Show At The Dahl

Aug 1, 2013

Pepper Massey, Executive Director of the Dahl Arts Center in Rapid City, and graffiti artist Tyler Read who is also the Arts Education co-director at the Dahl, visit about the "Art Inside Out" show this Saturday. As the name implies, this festival aims to reverse the ways we typically think about art. In order to accomplish this, the Rapid City Arts Council and Dahl will, for one fun-filled day, turn itself completely inside out, moving art from the quiet, reverent galleries inside the building, into the bright bustling streets of Rapid City.

Graffiti Art Brings Hope To Reservation

Apr 12, 2013
Courtesy Lakota Voice Project

At a time when ever-changing values and varying beliefs are shifting what defines “good,” “tasteful” and “fine” – few areas are more impacted than the world of art. Today we visit a young Native American man to discuss the evolution of a creative form that was once only considered juvenile vandalism.

It’s a busy afternoon in the village of Pine Ridge. Cars regularly come and go at the local supermarket as two young men stand before a nearby building holding cans of spray paint.

Art Alley

Feb 25, 2013

Rapid City's Art Alley has some in the community saying there needs to be more control over what kind of art goes up.  Some say there is too much scribble and the alley has degenerated into unsightly graffiti.  But some artists see the space as incredibly positive.  Dan Seftner, President and CEO of Destination Rapid City, Pepper Massey and Tyler Read of the Dahl Arts Center and Rapid City business owner Dennis Halterman talked about Art Alley's future.

Graffiti Art Promotes Photo Exhibit Opening

Dec 12, 2012

In a downtown Rapid City alley a pair of young men are using graffiti to promote a local art opening.