Humanities Desk On Demand

September 21, 2018
On the September 21st Friday LIVE from The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket District, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: Artist and teacher Linda Stephen's exhibits and classes; Wayne State College performances by Pathfinder Chorus and TRIOmaha, and a faculty art exhibit... more››
September 14, 2018
It’s been a half-century since one of America’s most influential years, 1968. It was the year of the Tet Offensive in the Vietnam War, the assassinations of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Senator Robert Kennedy and general unrest across the nation. At the 23rd Annual Governor’s Lecture in the... more››
September 14, 2018
On the September 14th Friday LIVE from The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket District, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: the Sandoz Symposium in Chadron; Hardened & Tempered's concert at the Red Cloud Opera House; Lincoln Calling music festival; a book talk and signing at... more››
September 7, 2018
On the September 7th Friday LIVE from The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket District, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: a remembrance of the life and art of Robert Weaver at the Ross Media Arts Center; Boston Brass' concerts in Kearney and Grand Island; "Art in the Garden... more››
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››

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