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Tyler Read Joins CRYP as Art Director

Tyler Read Joins CRYP as Art Director

The Cheyenne River Youth Project announced today that Tyler Read joined its full-time staff as art director on Sept. 3. In his new role, Read will oversee programming at the nonprofit youth organization’s Waniyetu Wowapi (Winter Count) Lakota Youth Arts & Culture Institute. “As a teaching artist who has been working with CRYP since 2015,… Continue Reading

CRYP Executive Director Julie Garreau Joins Arts South Dakota’s Board of Directors

CRYP Executive Director Julie Garreau Joins Arts South Dakota’s Board of Directors

The Cheyenne River Youth Project has announced that its executive director, Julie Garreau, is now a member of Arts South Dakota’s board of directors. This nonprofit, nonpartisan organization is dedicated to enriching the lives of South Dakotans and their visitors by advancing the arts through service, education and advocacy. This is a mission that resonates… Continue Reading

RedCan 2018: Frank Waln, Mylo Smith Jr., Dances With Words & More!

RedCan 2018: Frank Waln, Mylo Smith Jr., Dances With Words & More!

In just 10 days, the Cheyenne River Youth Project in Eagle Butte will once again host its annual RedCan invitational graffiti jam, a three-day celebration of art and culture. This innovative event, the first and only graffiti jam in Indian Country, will incorporate mural painting by guest and local artists, live music and comedy from… Continue Reading

Nearly 600 Community Members Attend CRYP’s Spring Performing Art Series

Nearly 600 Community Members Attend CRYP’s Spring Performing Art Series

The Cheyenne River Youth Project’s Spring Performing Art Series came to a close on May 25, when it welcomed Prolific the Rapper, Gunner Jules and Let It Bee and a crowd of nearly 150 people to its free, public Waniyetu Wowapi (Winter Count) Art Park for a special community concert. A total of nearly 600… Continue Reading

Summer Midnight Basketball Kicks Off with Special Event, Concerts on May 25

Summer Midnight Basketball Kicks Off with Special Event, Concerts on May 25

On Friday, May 25, the Cheyenne River Youth Project will officially kick off its summer 2018 Midnight Basketball season—and bring its spring Waniyetu Wowapi (Winter Count) Performing Arts Series to a close—with an eagerly anticipated celebration at its Eagle Butte campus. This special event also will include an honoring for 2018 high school graduates, and… Continue Reading

CRYP Will Welcome Mylo Smith Jr. & Nataanii Means for Ina’s Day Celebration

CRYP Will Welcome Mylo Smith Jr. & Nataanii Means for Ina’s Day Celebration

As part of its ongoing Waniyetu Wowapi Performing Art Series this spring, the Cheyenne River Youth Project is preparing to welcome Mylo Smith Jr. and Nataanii Means to its Waniyetu Wowapi Art Park on Sunday, May 13. This special Mother’s Day performance is scheduled for 12-4 p.m. and is open free to the public. Smith… Continue Reading

CRYP Will Host CRST Head Start Powwow in the Waniyetu Wowapi Art Park on May 3

CRYP Will Host CRST Head Start Powwow in the Waniyetu Wowapi Art Park on May 3

The Cheyenne River Youth Project has been humming with community activity every Wednesday and Saturday, as local preschoolers and their families put together handmade ribbon skirts and shirts for the upcoming Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Head Start Powwow. This year, the nonprofit youth organization will be hosting the annual powwow in its free, public Waniyetu… Continue Reading

CRYP Launches Waniyetu Wowapi Performing Art Series

CRYP Launches Waniyetu Wowapi Performing Art Series

The Cheyenne River Youth Project has announced that it officially launched its Waniyetu Wowapi (Winter Count) Performing Art Series on Saturday, Apr. 7 and will host regularly scheduled events through the end of May. The family-friendly series, made possible with funding from NEA Art Works, will incorporate popular films, live performances, a youth wacipi and… Continue Reading

RESCHEDULED: “Open Mic Night” in the Art Park Will Take Place Friday, Sept. 22

RESCHEDULED: “Open Mic Night” in the Art Park Will Take Place Friday, Sept. 22

CRYP and the Sacred Heart Center in Eagle Butte will be co-hosting a special Open Mic Night for community members of all ages at 4-7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 22 in CRYP’s free, public Waniyetu Wowapi (Winter Count) Art Park. The evening’s festivities will include open mic performances starting at 5 p.m., a chili and… Continue Reading

CRYP Unveils 2017 RedCan Documentary, Announces 2018 Dates

CRYP Unveils 2017 RedCan Documentary, Announces 2018 Dates

In conjunction with releasing its 2017 RedCan mini-documentary (see it now on YouTube!), CRYP also has just announced the dates for its 2018 RedCan graffiti jam. The fourth annual event will take place on June 27-July 1, 2018, with painting scheduled at various sites in CRYP’s Waniyetu Wowapi (Winter Count) Art Park and around the… Continue Reading

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