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Late Night Reading Inspired By Late Night Radio

We made a whole book of News stories. Help us celebrate its release at Ipso Gallery on August 12. “A GALLERY SHOW and BOOK LAUNCH featuring ten BRAND-NEW “VERY SPECIAL and DELIGHTFUL” works by ten “FANTASTIC and AMAZING” artists INSPIRED by stories from THE NEW BOOK by Thomas “News” McGill: The Owl is Great At Being Silent: Dispatches, Special Reports, and Amazing News Notes […]

Current Affairs, In-Season, Rock Garden Tour News

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BLANK SPACES, ORDINARY SOUNDS

Public radio audiences can’t get enough of this obscure free-verse poetry. Another ordinary live tape recording, our September show featured Christopher Vondracek, Altman Studeny, Brian Bieber and featured musical guest Soulcrate Music. Also, News from Pierre was on hand to give a quick report on the trial of Jack McCall. Stay tuned for the broadcast […]

Current Affairs, Fresh-Picked

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HIGH WIDE & HANDSOME

  Just finished shooting our television special, Rock Garden Tour Presents: High Wide & Handsome, live from the Orpheum Theater in downtown Sioux Falls. The show will broadcast on SDPB TV later on this fall. Check back for details. Until then, thanks to everyone who helped us to pull it off. From the production crew, […]

Current Affairs, Rock Garden Tour News

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ANIMAL HUSBANDRY

Join us for an evening of less talk and more witty banter about animal husbandry. Featuring Flowerman, Oil Can, special guest Pleasure Horse, an interview with Abby Bischoff, a reading by Ghosts & Horses, a letter from Skunkweed, free verse haiku poetry, songs, and more.

Current Affairs, Rock Garden Tour News

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Does Badgerton, SD even exist?

Last Saturday night on SDPB Radio we rebroadcast historic episode 34 of the original rock and roll garden show. If you don't recall, this is the one where News from Pierre (pictured above holding a newspaper) spends about 45 minutes searching for Badgerton, SD on a globe and two different maps. Classic! The new season of the Rock Garden Tour starts up […]

Bits and Peaches - Podcast, Current Affairs, Rock Garden Tour News

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Ho! Ho! Horticulture!

This month's gig poster has an absurd amount of holiday spirit because that's what everybody wants! Rock Garden Tour's holiday special will include music from The Tinderbox, sounds from Oil Can, commentary from News from Pierre, a story about cactus, an original carol about mistletoe, and more.   What: Ho! Ho! Horticulture! Where: Latitude 44 When: December 18 from […]

Current Affairs, Rock Garden Tour News

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Our internship could be your life.

The thing about producing a DIY public radio show is that eventually the DI becomes to much for the Y to handle. So we'd like to bring in another I to help us prepare for Season 3 of the Rock Garden Tour on SDPB Radio. If you've heard of the show and kind of like the […]

Current Affairs, Rock Garden Tour News

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Squash yer troubles.

You're invited to Squash Mosh '12. What?: A listener appreciation party (with lots of squash) for the loyal avant-gardeners in our listening area. Because we couldn't do it without you. And because we have a bunch of extra squash that we need to use up before it goes bad. Huh?: A listener appreciation party for people that listen to our […]

Current Affairs, Folk Lore