Humanities Desk On Demand

June 16, 2017
On the June 16th program at 9:05 a.m. Central from the Olde Glory Theatre in Seward, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: the High School Summer Chamber Choir in Seward; the Flatwater Music Festival in Hastings; Homestead Days near Beatrice; Nebraska Folk and Roots... more››
June 14, 2017
This week, the artistic director of Nebraska Shakespeare, Vincent Carlson-Brown, tells us about this year's "Shakespeare on the Green" in Omaha.
June 9, 2017
On the June 9th program at 9:05 a.m. Central, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: the Nebraska Chautauquas in Seward and Nebraska City; trumpeter Terence Blanchard's Jazz in June concert in Lincoln; TADA Productions new late night talk show, Lincoln Late Night Live!;... more››
June 7, 2017
Tucked into rolling hills in the southeast corner a Nebraska, a college campus is celebrating an impressive anniversary. Peru State College was deeded into existence as the first state-supported college 150 years ago this Tuesday, June 20, 2017. The school has had its ups and downs, but has... more››
June 1, 2017
It’s been a decade-long process, but tomorrow, the National Willa Cather Center will officially open in Red Cloud in south central Nebraska. The facility is a testament to the enduring popularity of a writer who died 70 years ago and to the dedication of some of her biggest fans.
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.

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