Katy Beem

Dakota Life Preview

Feb 5, 2020

In The Moment ... February 5, 2020 Show 747 Hour 1

Dakota Life is a series on SDPB TV focused on stories about interesting South Dakota people, places, and things. New episodes air the first Thursday of each month at 8 Central time, 7 Mountain time.

Tomorrow's episode features the work of SDPB's Melissa Hammersma Sievers. She, SDPB's Katy Beem, and SDPB's Jackie Hendry join us to discuss the upcoming episode.


In The Moment ... May 22, 2018 Show 342 Hour 1

What's America's best-loved novel? You get to decide. PBS launches The Great American Read tonight with a special two-hour kickoff special on SDPB-TV.

THE GREAT AMERICAN READ is an eight-part series that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America's 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey). 

Joining us in the SDPB studios at the University of Sioux Falls is Jacqueline Palfy. She leads the Zandbroz Book Club.

In The Moment ... February 13, 2018 Show 276 Hour 2

NPR announces the 2018 Tiny Desk Contest, where all you need is a desk and a song. SDPB's Katy Beem joins us to talk about how South Dakota music makers can show the state, and the nation, what they've got.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... February 2, 2018 Show 269 Hour 1

The South Dakota State Poetry Society has announced the winners of their annual contest. The winner in the Landscape Category is none other than SDPB's own Katy Beam.

Here is Katy Beam reading her award-winning poem, "Fortress Instructions."