The World Inside Andrew Kosten's Brookings Basement

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Intaglio printmaker Andrew Kosten conjures up an alternate world of strange, oddly familiar creatures.

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SDPB Archives: Home on the Range with Kyle Evans

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In an archived SDPB film from 1989, we listen to South Dakota's Centennial Troubadour Kyle Evans sing "Home on the Range".

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Harrisburg Set To Host 2016 State Oral Interpretation Festival

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This year, students from 89 South Dakota high schools will compete in the 107th Annual SDHSAA State Oral Interpretation Festival on Friday and Saturday December 2 and 3 at Harrisburg High School in Harrisburg, SD.

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2016 Christmas at the Capitol

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The annual Christmas tree lighting event at the SD State Capitol in Pierre.

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Unearthing SDPB's Oscar Howe Archives

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SDPB went digging in the basement archives to come up with two video treasures about one of South Dakota's greatest artists.

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A Focus on Photography in the Dakotas

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A traveling exhibit highlighting work by photographers of the Dakotas arrives at the Cultural Heritage Museum in Pierre.

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What's so interesting about "That's Interesting"?

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An exhibit at Sioux Falls' Ipso Gallery looks at the stuff that becomes ideas that become stuff.

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Practice, Practice, Practice

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For most of us, the very thought of speaking in front of a group can be frightening. While a lucky few of us seem to be born with the skill, the vast majority of us avoid it like the plague.

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November's Dakota Life Honors Heroes!

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With Veteran's Day right around the corner, SDPB is proud to give you the story of 2 World War II Heroes. John Wilkinson was a RAF pilot and now resides in Spearfish, SD. He shared his story with independent producer John Mollison. Fort Pierre resident John Waldron was a pilot killed during the Battle of Midway. Today, the bridge that connects Ft. Pierre and Pierre is named in his honor.

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A "Haunted" Oz in Aberdeen

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Do undead souls haunt the castle at the dead end of 2nd Avenue Northwest in Aberdeen?

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Aloha from Sioux Falls: Luthier Josh Rieck on the Art of Hand-Made Ukuleles and Other Stringed Things

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SDPB catches up with Sioux Falls luthier Josh Rieck as he prepares for a ukulele expo in the Aloha State.

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An Eery Silence Comes to Brookings with "Night Hunter"

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Artist Stacey Speers lets silent star Lillian Gish get lost in a creatural otherworld with Night Hunter, the film and complete project at the South Dakota Art Museum.

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Wear It With Pride!

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SDPB's Kent Osbourne shares his father's extensive campaign and sports button collection.

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Up Close & Pulitzer: A Conversation with Jane Smiley

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A visit with author and Pulitzer Prize winner Jane Smiley about her trilogy, which starts with Some Luck - the 2016 One Book South Dakota.

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Lee Ann Roripaugh Reads Her Poem "Badlands"

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South Dakota Poet Laureate Lee Ann Roripaugh read her poem "Badlands" for us as part of the 100th anniversary celebration of the National Park Service.

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