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Local & national musicians share advice for the next generation

On today's show...

An award series from the James Beard Foundation puts a spotlight on a Brookings eatery. Learn how chef Michael Johnson serves up signature Midwestern tastes at the Pheasant Restaurant and Lounge.

SDPB's Lee Strubinger gives us a behind-the-scenes look at his nine-part "Short Walk" podcast. He dives into his reporting and what a potential episode 10 would cover.

Joe Santos, Ph.D., brings us a close look at how in-state students become local business owners. He discusses how he builds the business education curriculum at South Dakota State University.

We preview an upcoming International Women's Day recital with Nancy Williams, D.A. She explains why it took years to curate music composed by women and the importance of having girls and women hear work created by women.

Plus, we hear the music and story of jazz pianist Matthew Whitaker. Whitaker, who is blind, shares his musical journey from his first keyboard at 3 years old to performing with and teaching students at Augustana University.

Learn more about his performance at Augustana.

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Cara Hetland is the Director of Radio and Journalism Content for South Dakota Public Broadcasting.
Ellen Koester is a producer of In the Moment, SDPB's daily news and culture broadcast.
Ari Jungemann is a producer of In the Moment, SDPB's daily news and culture broadcast.