Wednesday, May 1 2013 6:31 PM EDT2013-05-01 22:31:42 GMT
It is a story about a beautiful young mermaid named Ariel who longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. "It's not even acting anymore. It's like being Ariel, and I feel I'm kind of similarMore >>
As the show's director so aptly puts it, the Dakota Academy of Performing Arts isn't children's theater. It is professional theater with child actors. This week the very talented group is rehearsing for Disney's the Little Mermaid Junior.
Wednesday, April 24 2013 8:04 PM EDT2013-04-25 00:04:39 GMT
It's a show to inspire wonder. Kevin Spencer uses theatrical elements, taking those in the audience on a journey to the brink of impossibility. After a car accident, Spencer felt like nothing was possible. "IMore >>
They've been called "modern day Houdinis" by critics. The Spencers present a big, high-tech stage show that combines drama, comedy, and suspense with elaborate illusions. But, there's more than what meets the eye.More >>
Thursday, April 18 2013 7:53 PM EDT2013-04-18 23:53:18 GMT
The characters come in all shapes and sizes, and each one makes you giggle and shake your head in wonderment. Theodore Seuss Geisel sure had an interesting sense of humor. "His Dad used to work at a zooMore >>
When you hear the titles "Green Eggs and Ham", "The Cat in the Hat", "Horton Hears a Who", and "The Lorax" the corners of your mouth turn up thinking of a favorite Dr. Suess memory. Now imagine an entire building honoring the wackiest of Suess characters.
Thursday, April 4 2013 4:08 PM EDT2013-04-04 20:08:11 GMT
Six Grammies and countless hits, and yet Amy Grant has taken time to connect with people in Sioux Falls on a personal level. "I think when she shows up in front of an audience people just love her andMore >>
She's been singing professionally for nearly three decades, and she's known as the "Queen of Christian Rock". This Friday, Amy Grant is coming to the Washington Pavilion.More >>
Wednesday, March 27 2013 8:36 PM EDT2013-03-28 00:36:19 GMT
Uncle Fester, Morticia, Wednesday, and Lurch are hitting the stage, sharing their spooky and spectacular lives. "There are so many crazy jokes and things happening throughout (the show) that younger audiencesMore >>
They're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious and spooky. Are you snapping your fingers yet? The Addams Family is coming to the Washington Pavilion.
Wednesday, March 27 2013 11:39 AM EDT2013-03-27 15:39:21 GMT
MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) - An inmate accused of attacking a guard at the Davison County Jail in Mitchell has pleaded not guilty. Jeremiah Hart, 23, of Huron, allegedly attacked jailer James Dietz on Jan. 1.More >>
An inmate accused of attacking a guard at the Davison County Jail in Mitchell has pleaded not guilty.More >>
Wednesday, March 20 2013 7:51 PM EDT2013-03-20 23:51:30 GMT
Bees provide honey and wax, and they help pollinate alfalfa and sunflowers. This is the sort of information you and your kids can learn this Saturday at the Washington Pavilion's Ag Day. "The reason whyMore >>
Every day, agriculture provides much of what we eat, use, and wear. This Saturday, the Washington Pavilion will be celebrating its 10th annual Ag Day.
Wednesday, March 13 2013 8:27 PM EDT2013-03-14 00:27:54 GMT
Billy Elliot traded in his boxing gloves for ballet slippers. "The main message of the whole show is follow your dreams, express yourself. Don't be afraid to be you and who you want to be," said BenMore >>
It's based on the international smash hit. It's won ten Tony awards. And, music legend Elton John wrote its score. Billy Elliot is coming to the Washington Pavilion.
Wednesday, March 6 2013 8:02 PM EST2013-03-07 01:02:46 GMT
Traditional Irish music brings a smile to Dick Murphy's face. The owner of Mrs. Murphy's Irish Gifts is sponsoring Danu - a traditional Irish band that's bringing it's high energy music to the WashingtonMore >>
Last week, "Lord of the Dance" tapped its way onto the Washington Pavilion stage. This week, the Irish theme continues as we get ready to celebrate Sioux Falls' biggest parade - the St. Patrick's Day parade.
Monday, March 4 2013 4:03 PM EST2013-03-04 21:03:13 GMT
With each stitch, a work of art is taking shape. But, these pieces aren't for people to wear stylishly. They're set for the Knit the Pavil-YARN. "It's a full-scale yarn bombing. We've seen little bitsMore >>
The Washington Pavilion is inviting people to wrap as many objects on the Pavilion campus as possible with knitted and crocheted coverings.
Monday, May 20 2013 11:08 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:08:09 GMT
We're going to spend a few minutes talking about gay marriage. Just six days ago, it was signed into law in Minnesota. There is an effort here in South Dakota to amend the state constitution to allowMore >>
A conservative leader tells KSFY News he has a specific plan to overturn the court decision which legalized gay marriage in Iowa. More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 8:00 PM EDT2013-05-18 00:00:25 GMT
Gas prices rose again overnight....and it's not just by a couple cents. Here in South Dakota, the average price for a gallon of regular is $3.83 today...up from $3.65 yesterday. Iowans are payingMore >>
The current price for a gallon of regular unleaded in Minnesota is $4.26.More >>
Thursday, May 16 2013 11:00 PM EDT2013-05-17 03:00:30 GMT
It's a monument representing our nation and, of course, our state. Mount Rushmore, sitting proud in the Black Hills since it was 'unofficially' completed in the 1940s. As time goes on, chances are, itMore >>
KSFY takes a trip to the Black Hills to find out what it takes to preserve the great faces of Mount Rushmore, and how much longer preservation could last.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 8:55 AM EDT2013-05-21 12:55:03 GMT
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Oklahoma tornado flattens neighborhoods, kills dozens At least 20 of the 51 victims of the stormMore >>
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about todayMore >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:59 AM EDT2013-05-21 11:59:49 GMT
Isabella is a 2-year-old brown and white Terrier/ American Pit Bull mix. She was dropped off at night, so the Sioux Falls Humane Society does not have a lot of information about her. But she is reallyMore >>
Isabella is the Pet of the Week from the Sioux Falls Humane Society.More >>