Kenny Putnam releases new CD

Rapid City musician Kenny Putnam is celebrating another milestone in his storied career — the release of another album. While it’s not his first, this one may be a little bit special, as it’s all selections he’s loved and wanted to record for a long time.  “With my wife, Linnea’s, encouragement and the help from […]

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BHP alum produces “Portal”

South Dakota actress and Black Hills Playhouse alum Jenna Green is adding another title to her resume: associate producer.  Green spent four weeks in Los Angeles working on the production “Portal,” which will be released Tuesday, Oct. 15 — just in time for the Halloween season! The movie was an official selection of Shriekfest 2019 […]

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United Way hosts Battle

Think you’re the next pop star? Then step on up and battle — lip sync battle, that is! The second annual Lip Sync Battle will be held Friday, Oct. 25, at the Custer VFW at 6 p.m. and will benefit United Way of the Black Hills — Southern Hills, which funds 21 agencies serving Custer, […]

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Take a walk with “Nature”

While the regular season of the Black Hills Playhouse may be done, there’s still one more opportunity to take in the wonder and magic that is theatre. The Black Hills Playhouse (BHP), in association with TigerLion Arts, presents “Nature,” an outdoor walking play celebrating the dynamic connection between humanity and the natural world in five […]

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“Take a Chance” on “Mamma Mia”

By Carrie Moore  Judging by the headline, you’re either: a) wondering why I’m encouraging you to “take a chance” on the third play of the Black Hills Playhouse’s (BHP) 74th season (is is that bad?!) b) laughing at my clever pun (because I sure did!) or c) singing the words to the famed ABBA hit. […]

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Robin Hood comes to life at the Black Hills Playhouse

By Carrie Moore The Black Hills Playhouse (BHP) began its 74th season this past Friday, June 14, ushering in another fantastic collection of productions. And in true BHP form, the season kicked off with a laugh-inducing, heartwarming tale, filled with adventure, mischief and romance.  The first production of the year is Ken Ludwig’s “Sherwood: The […]

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Steve Linde releases first album

It’s been a topic of conversation for years, but after this week, that talk became reality. Steve Linde of Custer released his first studio album this week, hosting a listening party at Calamity Jane Winery & Mercantile on Saturday, June 15. The album was produced by Hank Fridell at Fridell Music (hankandmarianne.com), and made possible […]

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