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South Dakota Art Museum to host "Dakota Modern: The Art of Oscar Howe"

The acclaimed exhibition Dakota Modern: The Art of Oscar Howe culminates its national tour in Oscar Howe’s home state of South Dakota.

SDSU Concert Choir to perform at St. Thomas More

The South Dakota State University Concert Choir invites the community to a performance set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 30, at St.

Brookings Chamber Music Society presents Ensemble Chaconne

The Brookings Chamber Music Society continues its season at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 20, with a performance by Boston-based Ensemble Chaconne. The concert will take place in the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center on the campus of South Dakota State University. Ensemble Chaconne, comprised of Peter H.

Studio art seniors to display thesis exhibition in March

Two South Dakota State University seniors are presenting their BFA Thesis Exhibition on campus this month. The joint exhibition, titled “Metanoia,” is set for March 6-24 and will include paintings and ceramic sculptures, which are the work of students Cora Harris and Hailey Christenson. A studio art major with a specialization in art education, Christenson is from Lonsdale, Minnesota.

Pham to present senior recital

Isaac Pham, a music education major at South Dakota State University, will present his senior recital at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 5, in the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center’s Founders Recital Hall on the SDSU campus. Pham, from Lincoln, Nebraska, will play percussion.

Jensen's debut book, "The Smoke of You" due out mid-March

The debut book of Amber Jensen, a senior lecturer in South Dakota State University's School of English and Interdisciplinary Studies, is due out on March 15.    Titled "The Smoke of You," Jensen's book is a memoir of her family's experiences, from finding love in small-town South Dakota to military deployment and childbirth to life after combat.    "We got married, and my husband was deployed to I...

Civic Symphony to present ‘Wizards of the Orchestra’

The South Dakota State University Civic Symphony will perform "Wizards of the Orchestra" at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, in the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center's Larson Memorial Concert Hall. The orchestra will perform the opening movement and finale from Beethoven's Symphony No. 5.

Jazz ensembles to offer free concert Feb. 27

Jazz ensembles at South Dakota State University will provide a free performance at 7:30 p.m. Feb.

Stevens to present faculty recital

Mark Stevens, director of keyboard studies and assistant professor of piano at South Dakota State University, will present a faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, in the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center’s Founders Recital Hall. The concert, titled “SCAPE,” is designed to evoke various landscapes.

SDSU undergrads honor ‘place’ at national conference

A cohort of six South Dakota State University Indigenous undergraduate students honored “place” through a series of performances at the National Communication Association Annual Conference. The theme for the national conference, held Nov.