Native POP Taking Applications for Summer Art Show in Rapid City

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The art show and Great Plains Tribes cultural celebration returns to Main Street Square in July.

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100 Years of Tune-ups, Tire Changes, and (Moonshine-Assisted) Pick-Me-Ups at Kliegle's Garage in Goodwin

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The Deuel County institution celebrates its centennial this year.

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The Trial of Wild Bill's Killer... the "Dirty Puppy" That Beat a Murder Rap... 146 Years of History at a 125 Year Old Yankton Hotel

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The Gurney Hotel Building in Yankton turns 125 this year. But the Gurney was only the latest incarnation of the St. Charles Hotel — site of a makeshift courthouse for the trial of Wild Bill Hickok’s killer, Jack McCall, and other infamous moments in the history of Dakota Territory.

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Heavy Metal Rebel: Bob Stewart is Still Taking Tuba to New Lows

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And he might be the only Sioux Falls native to have played with Charles Mingus, Gil Evans and McCoy Tyner.

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Dakota Discovery Museum to Exhibit Art by South Dakota Youth

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The Youth Art Show — opening February 29 — offers students the opportunity to highlight their work in a gallery setting and have it evaluated by professional artists.

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Gallery Documents Oscar Howe's Long Legacy at the Corn Palace

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A new permanent gallery at the Corn Palace documents the years (1948-71) that Howe made the grain temple a canvas for his vision.

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Sioux Falls, South Warhola: Pop Art Hits the Plains

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Prints by Andy Warhol are featured in a new exhibit at Augustana University’s Eide/Dalrymple Gallery.

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At Artists of the Plains Show, Artist Ray Kelly Reaches a Long Sought Goal

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Ray Kelly of Tea will exhibit for the first time — along with over 20 other regional artists — at the 36th annual Artists of the Plains Art Show & Sale this weekend in Sioux Falls.

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Moving Targets

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What motivates the bullfighters at the Black Hills Stock Show?

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Frontier Sheroes

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Joyce Jefferson recreates the lives of pioneering African American women in South Dakota.

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Could the Frozen Pants Craze Sweeping the Twin Cities Take South Dakota by Storm?

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"I would like to challenge South Dakota," says Minneapolis pants artist.

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Downton Abbey Finale Teas Saturday, March 5th

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A sneak preview of the Downton Abbey finale at 12 South Dakota locations. With tea!

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Dreaming of a Gettysburg Address

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How the Homestead Act and a sense of comradery lured a small band of Civil War veterans to Gettysburg, South Dakota.

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Vermillion Via NYC: "New Union / Re Union" Unites Poetry With Art

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Fifty artists, who “know Vermillion and/or the area intimately well,” work to the poetry of Cynthia Nibbelink Worley, of Harlem, NYC.

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The Cowboy Memoirist and the Kennebec Kid

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At 14, Jack Ashcraft of Lyman County was commissioned to create a series of drawings for a cowboy classic.

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