Humanities Desk On Demand

May 26, 2017
A Nebraska tradition continues tomorrow, an event that was an important part of the state’s social fabric more than 100 years ago and then made a comeback in the 1980’s. Chautauqua begins in Seward, and the subject is a war the United States entered exactly a century ago.
May 26, 2017
On the May 26th program at 9:05 a.m. Central, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: artist David Brooks's exhibition at the Bemis Center in Omaha; Jazz in June with Spencer Munson; the Lied Center's production of "Matilda;" the Brownville Concert Series; the Nebraska... more››
May 25, 2017
Genevieve Randall speaks with Nebraska State Poet Twyla Hansen and UNL Art Professor Dana Fritz about their presentation "Envisioning the Heartland," a discussion of poetry, photography, and culture, at Sheldon Museum of Art on June 1st at 5:30 p.m.
May 19, 2017
On the May 19th program, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: the Tallgrass Prairie Fiddle Festival at Homestead National Monument near Beatrice; events at the Norfolk Arts Center; Jeanne Baer's new photo exhibit at Doc's Place in Lincoln; the production of "Priscilla... more››
May 12, 2017
A group of Lincoln High School students and their teacher hope a new sculpture that combines photography, writing and some basic engineering will do more than just fill up an empty space. They’re hoping the piece also helps bring a very diverse campus together in an unusual way.
May 12, 2017
On the May 12th program host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: The Poetry Out Loud competition in Washington D.C. with Lincoln student Bailee Laws; the Ross Media Arts Center in Lincoln with actress and activist Irene Bedard; the Greenblatt and Seay Songbook performance... more››
May 10, 2017
This week, Genevieve Randall talks with actress and activist Irene Bedard about: her films; and her speech at the Standing Bear Breakfast, as well as her talk at the Ross Media Arts Center, both on May 12th in Lincoln.
May 9, 2017
It happened 140 years ago this year. The Ponca Tribe was forcibly removed from its ancestral land in northeastern Nebraska and marched south at gunpoint. More than 800 men, women and children made the journey, encountering snow, rough terrain and sickness along the way. Tomorrow, their Ponca... more››
May 5, 2017
On the May 5th program back at The Mill in Lincoln, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: the Mayor's Arts Awards in Lincoln; "Seeing Our Voices: Healing Through Art" show at the West Nebraska Arts Center in Scottsbluff; the "All Metal Art Show" in Stromsburg; First... more››
April 28, 2017
On the April 28th program 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... more››

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