SDPB TV Nominated for Six Regional Emmy Awards

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Congratulations go out to our talented staff, and thanks to our supporters who make this programming possible. 

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Interview: Frank Waln, Part II

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The second part of our interview with the Rosebud Reservation-raised rapper and star of MTV's Rebel Music: Native America.

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Interview: Frank Waln

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SDPB recently talked with the rapper from the Rosebud Reservation as he prepared to headline the Black Hills Unity Concert.

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John Lopez Unveils Monument to Hugh Glass Near the Site of His Epic Fight With a Grizzly Bear

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Lemmon-based artist John Lopez unveiled a new sculpture commemorating pioneer Hugh Glass at the site where he nearly lost his battle with an angry mother grizzly bear. 

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Gregory Euclide's Unframing Lands View Feels at Home Among the Glacial Lakes

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The Minnesota-based artist's new exhibit at the South Dakota Art Museum invokes the frigid beauty of the upper Midwest.

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Photo Album: The Crow Creek Dakota Nation Wacipi

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This weekend, people from the Dakotas and Great Plains to the West Coast and Canada have converged on Fort Thompson to celebrate the 153rd annual Crow Creek Dakota Nation Wacipi.

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The Last Days of Downton Abbey

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The cast and crew of Downton Abbey took to Instagram to document the final days of filming the series. From goodbyes to gags, see the people, places, and memories that actors Michelle Dockery, Laura Carmichael, and Kevin Doyle made sure to snap! Join the conversation using hashtag #DowntonPBS.

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Chasing the Gap: Cowboys Face a Rigged Fight Against a New Breed of Bucking Bulls

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A broken neck couldn't stop South Dakota bull rider Clay Hindman from pursuing his dream. But as the bucking bull business harnesses science to create unrideable bulls, how much punishment can cowboys take? 

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The 167th Birthday for Senator Richard F. Pettigrew

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This week, the Siouxland Heritage Museums Alliance in Sioux Falls held a celebration for the states first US Senator, Richard F. Pettigrew. On Thursday evening, citizens from around the city gathered in the Cathedral Historic District to tour five historical homes – one of those homes was the Pettigrew Museum.

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The Laura Ingalls Wilder Pageant Gives People a Blast into the Past

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The Theater on the Prairie near De Smet, South Dakota continues their performance of “By the Shores of Lake Silver." Since 1951, people have flocked to De Smet for the annual Laura Ingalls Wilder Pageant. There will be performances this weekend and next weekend (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) during the evenings.

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Printmakers at USD for Annual Frogman's Print Workshops

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Professional printmakers from around the country are at the University of South Dakota for two weeks of workshops. 

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The Last Hunt: A Surprisingly Graphic Hollywood-Comes-to-the-Black-Hills Relic

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Once praised for its brutally honest depiction of buffalo slaughter (complete with real-life on-screen bison kills), the Black Hills-set film is now a relic of a different era.

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Paul High Horse Exhibit Opens Friday in Rapid City

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An exhibit of paintings and mixed media by the artist opens Friday at The Sioux Indian Museum in Rapid City.

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Master Dakota Flute Maker Bryan Akipa Never Stops Exploring His Art Form

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Since a serendipitous moment spent with Oscar Howe, the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate artist has played a key role in the revival of Native flute making and music. 

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Brandon, SD Hosts Antique Car Show

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Automania invaded Brandon, SD on Saturday with hot rods, sportsters, and antique collector cars spanning throughout seven blocks in the heart of the town. The event also provided the public with food vendors, live music, an auction, and classic memorabilia stands.

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