Humanities Desk On Demand

Music and art come together on Omaha streets

September 5, 2013
A public art project that’s been to cities across the world has made its way to Nebraska. 10 pianos placed throughout Omaha are bringing together... more››

Mayan Interpreters Serve Language and Cultural Needs in Omaha's Guatemalan Community

August 23, 2013
Nebraska’s Latino population continues to grow, but not all of that diverse group can benefit from services offered in Spanish. In Omaha, one group... more››

Mayan Interpreters Serve Language and Cultural Needs in Omaha's Guatemalan Community

August 23, 2013
Nebraska’s Latino population continues to grow, but not all of that diverse group can benefit from services offered in Spanish. In Omaha, one group... more››

Emery Blagdon: The Man Behind the Art

August 16, 2013
Emery Blagdon, creator of a unique sculpture he dubbed the “healing machine,” lived most of his life quietly in the Nebraska Sandhills. After... more››

Healing Machine: Preserving the legacy of an eccentric Nebraska artist

August 15, 2013
A documentary premiering on NET Television shares the remarkable story of a reclusive Nebraskan who created an amazing body of art work.  Emery... more››

Storytelling Engages, Educates Children

June 19, 2013
Storytelling is an ancient art that still lives on today in daily conversations, on long road trips, and around campfires. But it’s also present in... more››

Drums of Change

May 3, 2013
Women in the 21st century are breaking barriers all over the world.  In America, the women’s movement has transformed society.  And even in the most... more››

BEST OF 2012: The Doodlebug, a Nebraska train innovation

December 24, 2012
This is the story of a rail line from Kearney, Neb. that never reached its intended destination, an inventive train mechanic, and the little train... more››

An Extravagant Manger Scene in a Humble Hispanic Church

December 21, 2012
A man who came to Nebraska from Spain is working with members of a Lincoln Hispanic Catholic Church to bring the "Belen" tradition to America. In... more››

How Minden became Christmas City

December 7, 2012
In a small Nebraska town, a parade spoiled by rain was the start of a tradition that has lasted almost a hundred years. NET Radio’s Jerry Johnston... more››

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