Dakota Life: Boss Cowman Square

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DAKOTA LIFE tells the story of Boss Cowman Square, the artists who made it happen, and the Boss himself, Lemmon town founder — Ed Lemmon.

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World Champion Hoop Dancer Jasmine Pickner-Bell on Breaking Barriers

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Pickner-Bell talked to SDPB about integrating a formerly all-male art form & an upcoming movie about her life.

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Emmy Nomination for SDPB's "Finding Cannon Company"

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SDPB's "Finding Cannon Company" has been nominated for an Upper Midwest Emmy.

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Sioux Falls on Tap: A Sit Down with Fernson Brewing Co.

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SDPB caught up with homegrown brewer/owners Derek Fernholz and Blake Thompson.

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Deep Sea Fishing with Artist Steve Bormes

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Ice fishing, Turkish yogurt churns and retrofitting swag lamps might seem like an odd inspiration for a major art installation, but nothing is too far off the map when Sioux Falls artist Steve Bormes finds his groove.

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Reflections on the Dignity Dedication

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SDPB's Charles Michael Ray attended the dedication of the Dignity Sculpture near Chamberlain this past weekend. He shares his thoughts here.

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See Bryan Akipa's Performance at the Lighting Ceremony for "Dignity of Earth and Sky"

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The Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate-raised artist provided the perfect soundtrack for the lighting of the monument.

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The Lakota Film Festival

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A full day of movies and films showcasing Lakota stories and filmmakers.

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In His Own Words: Dale Lamphere on "Dignity"

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South Dakota state artist laureate Dale Lamphere sat down with us a few months ago to talk about his work, including his new statue, Dignity.

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...what i did on my summer vacation.

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Do you remember writing a paper in school about your summer vacation? So do we! September's episode of Dakota Life takes a look at some unique summertime activities as well as places to stop by and say hi. Do YOU have a summertime experience that you want to share with us? Tell us abut it on our blog.

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The Best of Jazzfest 2016

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Each summer, tens of thousands of people from all over the upper-Midwest converge on Yankton Trail Park in Sioux Falls for a 3-day celebration of music.

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Like Hunting, but not Killing Anything: A Conversation with Photographer Erica Lane Harvey

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The photographer's Badlands series is on display at Sioux Falls' Eastbank Art Gallery.

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605 God: What if Drake was from Toronto, South Dakota?

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Would his moody music make as much or more sense in the hazy Glacial Lakes as in "the 6"?

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Northern Plains Indian Art Market Returns to Sioux Falls

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The 29th annual NPIAM brings world-class American Indian art to Sioux Falls Sept. 15-18.

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Recent Study Ranks The Top-10 "Happiest" Cities In South Dakota

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According to a recent study by Credit Donkey, which looks at crime rate, average commute time, income, divorce rate, housing, restaurants, and amenities, here are the top-10 "happiest" cities in the state of South Dakota. All of the data used in this study is courtesy of the US Census Bureau.

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