Humanities Desk On Demand

March 21, 2018
In an age of constant information, it’s not always easy for young people to form solid and informed opinions about important domestic and global issues. The mash-up of sometimes shaky sources from social media and the internet can make things daunting. But a two-decade old program is helping... more››
March 16, 2018
The March 16th Friday LIVE is from the Minden Opera House. Guests include: Minden Opera House's Executive Director Marcy Brandt; Cassandra Tomsen from the Minden Community Players; Denise Christensen from the Merryman Center in Kearney; Steve Lewis from the Kearney Concert Association;... more››
March 7, 2018
150 years ago this year, the Episcopal Diocese of Nebraska had just been born, a year after Nebraska had become a state. The Union Pacific Railroad had also started its steady march west. A forward-thinking Bishop from Chicago used the railroad to spread the gospel and set up a string of small... more››
March 2, 2018
On the March 2nd Friday LIVE from The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: Great Plains Art Museum's March Artist-in-residence; First Friday Jazz in Lincoln; Lincoln's Symphony Orchestra concerts with Jane Lynch and the Madcap Puppets; UNK@... more››
February 23, 2018
On the February 23rd Friday LIVE from The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: the jazz group Snarky Puppy at the Lied Center; Kearney Symphony Orchestra's next performance; Hear Nebraska + The Bay = Rabble Mill; Classical music at the... more››
February 22, 2018
It’s been more than 70 years since Nebraska native Robert Holts left the military, but he’ll forever be a part of history, a member of the Tuskegee Airmen, a group of World War II pilots and support personnel who broke color barriers in the 1940’s. Holts is the last known living member of the group... more››
February 16, 2018
On the February 16th edition of Friday LIVE back at The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: American Ballet Theatre and St. Louis Symphony Orchestra's performance of "Firebird" at Lied Center: composer Danny Elfman's Q... more››
February 14, 2018
This week, a preview of the Winter Lecture Series at Unitarian Church in Lincoln. Dick Dienstbier and Sharad Seth tell us about it.
February 9, 2018
On the February 9th Friday LIVE from the Nebraska Innovation Campus location of The Mill, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: Nebraska Innovation Studio and their Makers' Presentation; performances by The Wildwoods Band; Humanities on The Edge's screening and Q... more››
February 2, 2018
On the February 2nd Friday LIVE, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: Chiara violinist Hyeyung Yoon and dancer Hyewon Hwang's "Desert of My Own Self" in Lincoln; Artist Zach Koch's "Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost" at Iron Tail Gallery in Lincoln; The vocal ensemble... more››

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