Humanities Desk On Demand

May 27, 2016
Hear interesting conversations about arts and humanities in Nebraska with Genevieve Randall on the May 27th Friday Live. This week: Chautauqua in Hastings; "Damn Yankees" in Beatrice; the Omaha Symphony's "Superheroes" concert; Jazz in June in Lincoln; a clarinet and piano recital in Lincoln; the... more››
May 20, 2016
Hear interesting conversations about arts and humanities in Nebraska with Genevieve Randall on the May 20th edition of Friday Live. This week: a film shot in Nebraska opens at The Ross in Lincoln; a Fiddle Festival at Homestead near Beatrice; Nebraska Writer's Guild Summer Poetry Retreat; Lincoln... more››
May 13, 2016
Hear interesting conversations about arts and humanities in Nebraska with Genevieve Randall on the May 13th edition of "Friday Live." This week: the UNL Opera statewide tour; Bill Jamerson's musical tribute to the Civilian Conservation Corps in York, Weeping Water, Fullerton, David City, and... more››
May 12, 2016
In April Genevieve Randall talked with visiting professor Jake Runestad and also with a visiting harpist and trombonist from Minnesota, Rachel Brandwin and David Peterson. In both interviews, we talked about new music being created, whether it was being commissioned from someone or composed by the... more››
May 6, 2016
Hear interesting conversations about arts and humanities in Nebraska with Genevieve Randall on the May 6th edition of Friday Live. This week: First Friday Jazz in Lincoln; Sheldon Museum of Art in Lincoln; Lincoln Choral Artists: Nebraska Passport Program's Art Tour: KVNO’s Bill Grennan talks with... more››
April 29, 2016
Hear interesting conversations about arts and humanities in Nebraska with Genevieve Randall on the April 29 edition of Friday Live. This week; mandolinist Avi Avital and his performance with Lincoln's Symphony Orchestra; ensemble Salut Salon and their performances in Kearney and Columbus; Nebraska... more››
April 25, 2016
Sarah Sortum grew up near Taylor, Nebraska, on her family’s cattle ranch in the Sandhills, the descendent of homesteaders. This essay is part of our recurring Voices of the Platte series, in collaboration with the Platte Basin Timelapse project.
April 22, 2016
Shakespeare's first folio came to the Durham Museum in Omaha from the Folger Shakespeare Library, which is loaning some of its 82 copies to museums around the country in honor of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. The Durham’s exhibit runs through May 1 and includes artifacts from the... more››
April 8, 2016
A new app lets users explore Nebraska's literary heritage in person.
April 1, 2016
Hear interesting conversations about arts and humanities in Nebraska with Genevieve Randall on the April 1st program. This week: the Lincoln Friends of Chamber Music concert with the American Chamber Players; the reopening of the Nebraska History Museum in Lincoln: Nebraska Chamber Players... more››

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