Ally Karsyn

Arts Producer/Announcer
Ben Nesselhuf
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When I was 20, I dropped out of college and drove a car from Chicago to Guatemala City.

Jim Schaap
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On an ordinary day in rural Niger, sheep are everywhere.

What do Kesha, Kevin Hart and the South Dakota Chorale have in common?

Marcia Poole
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I love short ribs.



When a hip-hop duo decided to rap about clipping coupons, packing school lunches and changing diapers, they found their voice and fans around the world.

I’m convinced that meeting the parents often happens over a meal so you have something to stick in your mouth—besides your foot.

Ode: Food, insecure

Jan 10, 2018
Patti Strong
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My mom grew up eating lard sandwiches. No meat or cheese. Just lard on bread.

Ode - Live storytelling in Sioux City
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You don't need to be a professional writer, performer or public speaker to participate.

Molly Dowell Baum
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On a sunny Saturday morning in California, my spouse Ryan and I arrived at the Chabad House of Oakland for Shabbat.

Devon Cadwell
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After a week of being sedated in the ICU with a feeding tube down my throat, I awoke hungry and confused.