Ally Karsyn

Arts Producer/Announcer

 

Forty local artists will line Seventh Street to display their works in a festival-like atmosphere for the First Annual Art Affair.

 

The Native African Christian Fellowship started small with just a few families gathering at someone’s house. Eventually, they found a home for their fellowship at the First United Methodist Church in Sioux City. And now they’re sharing their culture with the community at the Fourth Annual African Night.

Jim Schaap
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The night Martin Luther King was shot, four of us—small-town, small-college, white boys—were following the Gulf’s eastern shore on an all-night trek from south Florida to New Orleans. It was spring break, 1968—50 years ago.

E Pluribus Unum, out of many, one—the motto of the United States. So, how does that get applied to art?

Mike Goll
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Underoos: the underwear that’s fun to wear! Back in the ‘80s these were the thing to have. Nothing would have given me more nerd cred than having Batman on my butt.

Angela Conway
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I was 18, super broke and sleeping on a friend’s couch.

Susan Leonard
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For much of my life, I have felt that I didn’t quite belong.

Ryan Allen
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We drive north on Highway 12, the Big Sioux out our left window, loess bluffs and the entrances to Dorothy Pecaut and Stone State Park out the right.

Tori Albright
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In college, a Floridian called me a Yankee. No one had ever called me that before. But being from Ohio, that is exactly what I was.

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