Angelica Mercado-Ford

Live @ First Concert Series Gives Back to Those Who Need It Most

   Sioux Falls, SD (September 11, 2017) First United Methodist Church (First UMC) is excited to announce the second Live @ First concert series.  Live @ First offers local and regional artists a stunning venue in which to share their music. Proceeds from Live @ First will provide funding for local organizations that promote health, […]

Featured Visual Artist: Klaire Lockheart

Sioux Falls, S.D. — The Sioux Falls Arts Council will feature KLAIRE LOCKHEART as September and October’s Featured Visual Artist. Lockheart will be on display from September until the end of October. KLAIRE LOCKHEART believes that the concept of femininity, is vastly complex and absurd, consisting of modern expectations paired with old social customs. From an early […]

SculptureWalk’s Arc of Dreams Unveils Tribute to Steve Metli

Sioux Falls, SD – September 7, 2017 – “Always leave wherever you are better than how you found it.”  This is a quote of Steve Metli’s that so many of his friends fondly recall.  To honor that belief and the man behind it, SculptureWalk’s Arc of Dreams today announced the addition of the Metli Plaza […]

Sidewalk Arts Festival Celebrating 54 Years and Still Going Strong!

Sioux Falls, SD (9/5/2017) – Summer is drawing to a close and that means it’s time, once again, for one of the area’s longest running festivals. The 54rd Annual Sidewalk Arts Festival is Saturday, September 9 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission to this fun-filled day is FREE. This year marks the 12th year […]

DAPA Launches 2017-2018 Season of Young People’s Theatre in Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls, SD (8/22/2017) Local youth will have the opportunity to perform in four musicals produced by the Dakota Academy of Performing Arts (DAPA) at the Washington Pavilion. Area youth ages 6-18 will have the opportunity to audition to be a part of these shows September 11-12 and January 8-9. DAPA will be producing SEUSSICAL, […]

Sioux Falls Theatre Company Announces Second Season, World-Premiere Musical Production

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (08/20/17) – Following its launch last fall, Sioux Falls-based professional theatre company the Good Night Theatre Collective (GNTC) recently announced its second season of local performances, including five cabarets and one locally written, locally produced original musical world-premiering this November. All of this year’s slated performances will take place at the ICON […]

Featured Visual Artist Melanie Ratzlaff

Sioux Falls, S.D. — The Sioux Falls Arts Council will feature MELANIE RATZLAFF as July and August’s Featured Visual Artist. Ratzlaff will be on display from July until the end of August. MELANIE RATZLAFF’S artwork includes unconventional materials such as VHS tapes, pop cans, and recycled paper to create artwork that is a contemporary interpretation of her Lakota […]

Sioux Falls Arts Council Unveils Study Showing Economic Impact of Local Arts and Culture

Findings reveal the non-profit arts and culture industry generates $104.5 million in total economic activity in the Sioux Falls area, supports 3,567 full-time equivalent jobs, generates $71.1 million in household income to local residents and generates $3.3 million in revenue to local government. Sioux Falls, SD (June 20, 2017) The results of an economic study commissioned […]