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South Dakota Humanities Council

In The Moment … June 25, 2020 Show 846 Hour 2

Speakers' Bureau gatherings are currently being offered online only. Patrick Hicks is a Humanities Scholar. His programs offer everything from lessons on the history of Auschwitz to writing poetry. 

Then, we hear from Lawrence Diggs. He is one of the South Dakota Humanities Council Speakers Bureau presenters who has embraced virtual gatherings during the pandemic. He offers programs on everything from prison recidivism to representative democracy. 

Kristin L. Hoganson

In The Moment ... April 30, 2020 Show 807 Hour 2

As South Dakotans look to the future, we also look to our history for insight into how the world sees us and how we see ourselves. Kristin Hoganson's book "The Heartland: An American History" is now available in paperback. It's a look at the history and mythology of what is known as the American heartland. But what is the heartland, exactly?  

 

In The Moment ... April 11, 2019 Show 554 Hour 2

The comic strip "Cathy" first launched more than 40 years ago. At its height it ran in nearly 1400 newspapers until cartoonist Cathy Guisewhite retired from daily strip creation in 2010.

In The Moment ... June 29, 2018 Show 369 Hour 1

Here's Eliza Blue with your June Postcard from the Prairie.

Eliza Blue debuts her third album, South Dakota, 1st of May, with an album release concert at The Matthews Opera House, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, July, 7

She joins us July 6 for Moment in Sound.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... April 27, 2017 Show 081 Hour 1

We begin the hour with a look at Astronomy Day at the University of South Dakota. Joel Sander, associate physics professor at USD, joins Dr. Vuk Mandic in the studio to talk about the LIGO collaboration's discovery of gravitational waves and a significant discovery proving some of Einstein’s theory of relativity concepts and other theories about black holes.

SDPB’s Nate Wek joins us for a conversation about The Shift, this time with a visit to the town of Avon for a look at how open enrollment has impacted the district.

South Dakota Rock and Roll Music Association

In The Moment ... April 21, 2017 Show 077 Hour 1

South Dakota music legend Nick Schwebach joins us as we celebrate his induction into the South Dakota Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with the Lifetime Achievement Award. We’ll talk music and friendship as Schwebach plays live for our weekly Moment in Sound segment.

Kealey Bultena

In The Moment ... April 6, 2017 Show 066 Hour 2

Breaking the cycle of domestic and sexual violence is not easy, but it is possible. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. We’re joined by Michelle Markgraf, executive director for the Compass Center. Also with us is Jeanne Chamness. She is a counselor for the Compass Center.

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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.

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In The Moment ... March 2, 2017 Show 41 Hour 2

This Sunday marks the 75th anniversary of the United States Naval Construction Forces, more commonly known as "The Seabees." Although the relatively small unit has played a vital role in America's military operations around the world, many people have never heard of them. SDPB's Jim Kent sat down with some Seabees who were trained to build - and to fight.

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In The Moment ... March 2, 2017 Show 41 Hour 1

In 2015 Douglas Preston climbed aboard a rickety, single-engine plane carrying  laser technology on loan from NASA that could map the terrain under the dense rainforest canopy. He was looking for a lost civilization. What he discovered was life-changing. Douglas Preston's new book is called THE LOST CITY OF THE MONKEY GOD: A True Story.

In The Moment...January 24 2017 Show 015 Hour 1

Guests: Dennis Daugaard, Governor of South Dakota; Mike Wiser, writer & producer

In The Moment...Show 011 January 17 2017 Hour 1

Guests: Hugh Weber, podcaster with The Potluck Society; Mike Wiser, writer and producer; Trevor Jones, SD Secretary of Public Safety