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Field Notes & Fixations: Woman is the Earth

Field Notes & Fixations: Woman is the Earth

Black Hills based metal band, Woman is the Earth, has been carving out their own distinct take on a sub-genre that has seen a recent rise of interest. The band’s 2007 origins found the group as a more thrash leaning outfit in it’s infancy. With …

Delish Delights: McNally’s Irish Pub

Delish Delights: McNally’s Irish Pub

Who better to give food and drink recipes the month of St. Patrick’s Day than McNally’s Irish Pub? It’s even better when it’s a taste off their new menu, running through April. Celebrate the Irish holiday with them, and sign …

At Home With: Matt + Lauren Neff

At Home With: Matt + Lauren Neff

When Lauren Neff saw a ranch-style home built in 1955 become available on the east side of Sioux Falls, she had to have it. The couple’s realtor had them look at three other homes, but the thought of the midcentury …

Creating a Coffee Culture

Creating a Coffee Culture

When planning a trip, there are always must-see locales, like museums, parks, and famous landmarks. A lot of those stops, though, are in between taking in heavy amounts of local cuisine and drinks. Specialty coffee shops are a prime example …

“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.”

“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.”

The second-longest running Off-Broadway musical is taking the stage at the Firehouse Brewing Theatre in downtown Rapid City the month of March. I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change tackles the joys and difficulties of connecting with another person at almost …

Field Notes & Fixations: Trap Kit

Field Notes & Fixations: Trap Kit

By Thomas Hentges // Image by Loni LaRive Andrew Jandt is a Huron born, Rapid City raised singer/songwriter who performs his take on indie-folk under the moniker, Trap Kit. After spending a handful of years living in Los Angeles, Andrew has returned to …

11th Annual Nemo 500

11th Annual Nemo 500

Submitted photos. This is one circumstance where you will be excited to see an outhouse. On February 25, contestants will bring their creativity and speed to the table by creating a transportable outhouse to race at the 11th Annual Nemo …

Taste of Sarcasm: Lotus Up Espresso & Deli

Taste of Sarcasm: Lotus Up Espresso & Deli

We stopped by Lotus Up Espresso & Deli on a chilly Monday for an early lunch. Like many buildings in Lead, this cafe’s new home is tall and built into a hill. Several cars were in the drive-thru and a …

Real Deal: Altman Studeny

Real Deal: Altman Studeny

Photography by Elizabeth Lucille Photography Sitting down with South Dakota artist Altman Studeny at Exposure Gallery & Studios is refreshing for so many different reasons. His insatiable passion for art, history, and the state is constantly growing each week as …

At Home With Michael & Sydney Leonard

At Home With Michael & Sydney Leonard

Photography by Elizabeth Lucille Photography Michael and Sydney Leonard knew their 1930s central Sioux Falls home would be a project. The carpet was old, the colors were dated, and the rooms felt claustrophobic. But for the couple, who both work …