Humanities Desk On Demand

March 16, 2017
Sheldon Museum of Art presents "Women Photographing War," a panel discussion with two photographers featured in the exhibition “Conflict and Consequence: Photographing War and Its Aftermath,” on Thursday, March 16, at 6 p.m. Susan Meiselas and Sara Terry will share their perspectives on working in... more››
March 9, 2017
This week, Genevieve Randall talks to: Beatrice Regional Orchestra guest Mark Hayes; and, UNL professor Jeannette Jones about "Say That!: Celebrating Women of Color Writers."
March 6, 2017
Combine quilting and painting, and you have an art form called barn quilts. You see these throughout Nebraska, and they’re the subject of a new NET documentary, “Patchwork on the Plains: Nebraska’s Barn Quilt Culture.” Here is the story of one barn quilt and how this folk art style is becoming more... more››
March 3, 2017
On the March 3rd program back at The Mill in Lincoln at 9:05 a.m. Central, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: Montreal Guitare Trio in Holdrege; Andy Hall Quartet at First Friday Jazz in Lincoln; UNK@TheWorld film series in Kearney; artist Bobby Weiss's exhibit at... more››
February 24, 2017
On the February 24th program from the Johnny Carson Theatre in Lincoln at 9:05 a.m. Central, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: Gabriel Kahane; "Legacy of Nebraska" paintings at the Nebraska History Museum in Lincoln; Lincoln Choral Artists; Lincoln's Symphony... more››
February 23, 2017
Nebraska celebrates its 150th birthday on March 1. For this NET News Signature Story, Mike Tobias talks with historians about the defining events from our state’s history and what we can learn from the past.
February 23, 2017
Genevieve Randall talks to: "Legacy of Nebraska" painter Todd Williams; and, Alisa Belflower, the director of UNL Opera's production of "Far From Heaven," and actor Patty Kramer, who plays the lead.
February 17, 2017
On the February 17th program at 9:05 a.m. Central, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: Lincoln Organ Showcase concert by Monica Czausz; Malone Community Center Symposium in Lincoln; Sunday Afternoon at the Rock at Chimney Rock; Arts for the Soul next conert in Lincoln... more››
January 27, 2017
On the January 27th program at 9:05 a.m. Central, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: Andrew Park, the new director of the Nebraska Repertory Theatre; Paula Poundstone and Dick Cavett's performance at the Lied Center in Lincoln; Phillip Glass's 80th birthday... more››
January 24, 2017
A new photo exhibition that includes images from all 93 counties in Nebraska is now open. The "Bridges:Sharing Our Past to Enrich the Future" exhibit is open at the Great Plains Art Museum in Lincoln and will travel the state throughout the year.

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