Humanities Desk On Demand

August 2, 2018
A spark has been rekindled on the Omaha Indian reservation in northeast Nebraska, where members of the tribe are doing what they can to save their endangered language. With only a handful of fluent speakers still around, tribal elders say it falls on teaching the next generation to keep it alive.... more››
July 27, 2018
On the July 27th Friday LIVE at The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket District, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal's concerts in Brownville; Homestead National Monument's "Summer Campfire Series" on July 28th with author Alyse Knorr and Spitfire... more››
July 25, 2018
He’s known for his aggressive, almost angry paintings, work that includes familiar symbols and bright colors. For Matt Sesow, art has become therapy, an outlet for an accident that happened more than 40 years ago along a grassy runway near Lincoln. The mishap changed his life, but also opened up a... more››
July 19, 2018
“Genevieve Randall talks with UNL Alum and author Alice Bolin about her new book “Dead Girls.”
July 17, 2018
A 148-year-old artifact connected to a popular piece of classical music has been hiding out for a couple decades in a safe deposit box in Lincoln, Nebraska, until this year. As Genevieve Randall reports in today’s NET News Signature Story, the story of how it got there is complicated and includes a... more››
July 9, 2018
For the first time in five years, Nebraska is looking for its next State Poet. Current State Poet Twyla Hansen’s service to the state is winding-down this year and a selection committee is asking for the public’s help in nominating a new one. NET’s Jack Williams spoke with Erika Hamilton from... more››
July 6, 2018
On the July 6th Friday LIVE at The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket District, guest host Robert Goldberg and guests have lively conversations about: UNL Opera's statewide tour turned into "Figaro Figaro!; Fur Trade Days in Chadron; Live Yes Studios at Iron Tail Gallery in Lincoln; “Legally Blonde: The... more››
July 5, 2018
Robert Goldberg talks to History Nebraska's Sharon Kennedy and Sandra Reddish about their Young Writers Workshop.
July 3, 2018
It takes some patience, but a new project that leads readers through Willa Cather’s “My Antonia” six pages at a time is underway in Nebraska. “The Slow Read” is the creation of Portland, Oregon-based artist Barbara Tetenbaum. NET’s Jack Williams caught up with her about the project that wraps-up in... more››
June 29, 2018
On the June 29th Friday LIVE at The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket District, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: Meadowlark Music Festival; Fort Robinson Western Wildlife Art Show; Lincoln Municipal Band; Strings Alliance in Lincoln's two strings camps and concerts;... more››

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