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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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From Lagos to Lemmon

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Sculptor John Lopez teams up with Nigerian artists Dotun Popoola and Jonathan Imafidor to create Boss Cowman Square in downtown Lemmon.

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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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Rising Voices / Hótȟaŋiŋpi Premieres November 16 on SDPB TV

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The new documentary tells the story of a passionate, dedicated and diverse group of people, including members of the Lakota community and linguists from outside who are working together to save the language and restore it to its rightful place in Lakota — and American — culture.

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Teaching Dakota Language Through Traditional Song, and Football

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SDPB heard from Mikey Peters, Director of Dakota Studies at Tiospa Zina Tribal School on the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate Reservation about the importance of Dakota language for youth, honor songs, different methods of teaching and inspirations.

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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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Star Quilting Came Naturally For These Sisters

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Through honoring a departed dad, these Agency Village sisters (and a cousin) found a calling.

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