Friday Live Arts Magazine
On the April 28th program at 9:05 a.m. Central from Hastings College, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about:
- Hastings College theatre and music events
- Wessels LIving History Farm near York
- Hastings Symphony concert
- music at The Lark in Hastings
- the York College Concert Choir
- Willa Cather Foundation events in Red Cloud
- a new play at the Yorkshire Playhouse
- Studio K Gallery in Grand Island
- and, a new production at the Hastings Community Theatre
All that, and live music performances from Hastings College students and faculty and Little Bluestem.
Friday Live is a weekly arts and humanities program hosted by NET Radio’s Genevieve Randall. The program usually broadcasts from The Mill coffee house in Lincoln's Historic Haymarket district. If you can't catch the show in person, on the radio, or on the web (audio or a video webcast) it is available later the same day on demand, or you can subscribe to the podcast for Friday Live and the Friday Live Extra.
On the April 21st program at 9:05 a.m. Central, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about:
- a new film at the Ross Media Arts Center in Lincoln
- violinist Itzhak Perlman at the Lied Center
- Nebraska Jazz Orchestra's season finale in Lincoln
- Northeast Community College's latest theatre production in Norfolk
- Great Plains Art Museum's new artist in residence in Lincoln
- the Lincoln Friends of Chamber Music season finale
- Jill Cohn's concert in Grand Island
- Constellation's sci-fi/fantasy convention in Lincoln
- Arts for the Soul's 10th Anniverary gala in Lincoln
- Opera Omaha’s “Flight"
- and, Abendmusik's season finale in Lincoln
If you missed this program, you may click here to listen.
Friday LIVE will broadcast from Hastings College as part of "On the Road with NET: Spring 2017."
Learn about all the events by clicking "On the Road" and then join us in Hastings on April 28! We'll feature arts and humanities events in Hastings, Red Cloud, Grand Island and York.
If you can't be there, you can watch the show, including live musical performances here.
Friday LIVE Extra
Please check out our online only feature for the week, our Friday LIVE Extra!
This week, Genevieve Randall speaks with Lincoln's Symphony Orchestra music director and conductor Ed Polochick and guest soprano Janice Chandler-Eteme about the April 28th concert. Randall also talks to the Merryman Center's Denise Christensen about the Texas Tenors' concerts on May 2nd in Kearney. The Texas Tenors will also be in Scottsbluff at The Midwest Theater on May 3rd. Click here to listen.
Last week, Genevieve Randall speaks with Nancy Peterson about the 2017 Gridiron Show in Lincoln (top photo). Randall also speaks to trans-gendered artist Cassils about "Monument Push" at the Bemis Center in Omaha (second photo down). Please click here to listen.
Two weeks ago, Genevieve Randall spoke with Susan Levine Ourada and Lauren Kraemer about this year's "Evenings of Dance" (third photo from the top) at the Johnny Carson Theatre in Lincoln April 20-23. Levine Ourada is Director of Dance Studies at the UNL Glenn Korff School of Music, and Lauren Kraemer is a student who has a work in the concert and also is in the guest and faculty pieces. Click here to listen.
Three weeks ago, we had two interviews. Woodwind Chamber Ensembles perform a spring concert at Wayne State College on April 10th. Adjunct Flute Professor Melissa King (pictured in the left photo of the two photos bottom right), who directs the flute choirs, tells us about it. Also, “Jubilee Road,” (pictured in the right photo of the two photos bottom right) a play written by Mike Mennard and Brett Hadley, and directed by Hadley, runs April 6-9 & 13-16 at Union College in Lincoln. Mennard, Hadley, and Ben VandeVere, who has the lead and is the music director, tell us about it. Click here to listen.
Look here in our archives for past Extras that you may have missed.
Friday Live is a weekly arts and humanities program hosted by NET Radio’s Genevieve Randall (pictured above). The program usually broadcasts from The Mill coffee house in Lincoln's Historic Haymarket district on Fridays at 9:05 a.m. Central on all stations of the NET Radio network. However, we occasionally do programs from different locations.
If you can't catch the show in person, on the radio, or on the web (audio or a video webcast) it is available later the same day on demand, or you can subscribe to the podcast for Friday Live and the Friday Live Extra. If you would like to place your arts events on NET’s events calendar, click here.