Summer Shakespeare Festival 2021 planned to be in-person

The South Dakota Shakespeare Festival (SDSF) will be held in person at Prentis Park this summer from June 17-20, unlike the remote festival that was streamed online last summer. Artistic Director, Chaya Gordon-Bland, said the mission of the SDSF is to engage, connect and inspire communities by exploring our shared human experiences through inclusive professional […]

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“Music is Alive” brings community together for music

USD and Vermillion High School (VHS) music groups came together to celebrate music and fall weather at the Music Is Alive Festival on Sunday, Oct. 11 at Prentis Park.  Organized by USD Music, the Music Is Alive Festival allowed all types of musical groups at USD and Vermillion High School to showcase their talents during […]

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Dream come true: USD student to perform at Dreamfest

Dreams of stardom are in close range for one USD student as she is set to perform at Dreamfest Midwest in Sioux Falls this November. Tiffany Knecht, a sophomore medical biology major with a minor in Spanish, is also involved in the Honors Program and Choir at USD. Aside from her academic aspirations, Knecht has […]

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Sioux Falls Pride postpones 20th Pride Festival

Few cities in South Dakota have big celebrations for their LGBTQ+ communities, but this year, most are canceling their Pride due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Sioux Falls Pride, the largest pride organization in South Dakota, postponed their annual Pride due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement comes along with numerous other businesses, events and social […]

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German Club celebrates Rosenmontag, a highlight of German Karneval

Every February, people in Germany celebrate Cologne Carnival (Karneval), a week-long festival that takes place between Fat Tuesday and Ash Wednesday.  Karneval has roots in the Catholic religion and is the time where relationships and things that are normal get reversed. People are also allowed to let loose but afterwards repent for what they’ve done […]

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