James Baldwin, Hubert Humphrey and the American Dream

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Acclaimed documentary I Am Not Your Negro on SDPB

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"Ka-Chunk" Dispenses Encapsulated Whimsy from Vending Machines

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Ipso Gallery presents an interactive art vending experience.

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Points of Pride: Star Quilts

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Quilts mean different things to different cultures and the Lone Star quilt is a treasured tradition of the Native American people.

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Painting Hay Camp: Early Rapid City Through the Eyes of Pioneer Artist Grace French

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An interview with the Journey Museum's Donna Fisher.

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Sioux Falls Nights: Crafted With Pride

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For seventy years, Pride Neon has been lighting up the night on the Sioux Falls city streets.

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The Atmospheric Art of Cristen J. Roghair

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The Jones County photographer/rancher discusses the prairie-as-muse and capturing the elements for posterity.

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Jack Parks Forges a Bridge Between Blacksmithing's Future and Past

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A visit to Fire Steel Forge in Piedmont.

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What I learned from McDonald's "Pollock to Pollock" ads.

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Reflections on a Lenten Filet-O-Fish ad partially shot in Pollock, South Dakota.

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The Hosmer Phone Booth

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A local telephone man preserved a piece of communications history for Hosmer.

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Can South Dakota Crowd-Solve an Art Mystery?

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A pitch for audience participation in answering the question: Who is Fred Hill?

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The Border Monuments

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The South Dakota-North Dakota border is the only state line in the nation "marked by conspicuous monuments of the most durable material."

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A Lost Monument and the Pierre Origins of the Geographical Center Saga

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Is the geographical center of North America at Rugby, Robinson, or Center, North Dakota? Or across the state line in Pierre?

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Throwing Pots at a Home for Cracked Crocks: Dakota Stoneware's Dave Huebner

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The Bushnell ceramic artist's work is inspired by historic American pottery traditions.

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In Aberdeen: The Rustic Art of Log Furniture Making

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Keith A. Miller of K&A Log Furniture channels wood's inner beauty.

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Animal Mementos of a Missouri River Atlantis

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In downtown Chamberlain, six animal sculptures created by WPA artists are reminders of a submerged island Shangri-la.

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