Humanities Desk On Demand

April 18, 2019
This week, a discussion with Humanities on the Edge speaker Charlotte Biltekoff.
April 15, 2019
A collection of photos that depicts the lives of African-Americans in Lincoln in the early 20th century is on display until the end of May at the Nebraska History Museum. The exhibition “Black and White in Black and White” includes part of a collection of 280 old glass negatives discovered in... more››
April 12, 2019
On the April 12th FRIDAY Live from NET in Lincoln, host Genevieve Randall has discussions with: author Carson Vaughan about his book "Zoo Nebraska" and appearance at Francie & Finch (07:00); Abendmusik, about an upcoming collaborative concert with Doane University Choir, Nebraska Wesleyan... more››
April 5, 2019
On the April 5th Friday LIVE from The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket District, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: the Arts for the Soul/Lincoln Organ Showcase concert by organist Ken Cowan (1:20); the 5 Browns at the Midwest Theater in Scottsbluff (5:05); the Lincoln... more››
April 3, 2019
A collaboration that combines young poets and opera will showcase a project that’s teaching fledgling writers how their words can be made into music. Opera Omaha’s Poetry and Music concert takes place on Sunday at Kaneko in Omaha.
March 29, 2019
On the March 29th Friday LIVE at from The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket District, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: the next production by the Angels Theatre Company (00:55); the Hastings College Jazz Festival, featuring guest clinicians Tom “Bones” Malone and “Blue”... more››
March 22, 2019
On the March 22nd Friday LIVE from The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket District, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: the Great Plains Art Museum artist-in-residence program and new education lab (01:33); The Nebraska Rep's production of "Hair (07:41);" the Aldrich... more››
March 22, 2019
Many Nebraskans are still assessing flood damage and part of that process will be to go through family pictures and other heirlooms, things like books and old clothing, soaked by flood water. NET’s Jack Williams spoke with Randy Silverman, the head of preservation at the Marriott Library at the... more››
March 15, 2019
On the March 15th Friday LIVE from The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket District, host Genevieve Randall and guests had lively conversations about: Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal's new recording, and a slate of shows, including one in McCook (1:20); Nebraska Jazz Orchestra's concert with trombonist Paul... more››
March 13, 2019
He turns 100-years-old today, but for John Boosalis of Lincoln, Nebraska, what happened to him 76 years ago this month doesn’t seem like that long ago. As a young Navy radioman and gunner, he found himself on a remote island in the middle of the South Pacific, long before “Lost” was a TV show and “... more››

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