Humanities Desk On Demand

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››
June 28, 2018
A discussion with historian, author, and lecturer Peter Osborne, who's also the owner of Moonstone Bookstore in Red Cloud.
June 27, 2018
A high school student with a dream and an art teacher with the know-how have combined to open a brand new contemporary art gallery in the basement of an old building in downtown Grand Island. It’s an unlikely paring and an even more unusual location. The gallery helps fill a void in Central... more››

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