Humanities Desk On Demand

February 23, 2017
If you subscribe to the idea that higher education can be a “faith killer” for students let loose for the first time on a secular college campus, you might want to think again. A new study by a University of Nebraska-Lincoln sociology professor suggests college itself usually isn’t what causes... more››
February 23, 2017
Nebraska celebrates its 150th birthday on March 1. For this NET News Signature Story, Mike Tobias talks with historians about the defining events from our state’s history and what we can learn from the past.
February 23, 2017
Genevieve Randall talks to: "Legacy of Nebraska" painter Todd Williams; and, Alisa Belflower, the director of UNL Opera's production of "Far From Heaven," and actor Patty Kramer, who plays the lead.
February 17, 2017
On the February 17th program at 9:05 a.m. Central, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: Lincoln Organ Showcase concert by Monica Czausz; Malone Community Center Symposium in Lincoln; Sunday Afternoon at the Rock at Chimney Rock; Arts for the Soul next conert in Lincoln... more››
February 10, 2017
It was opened in 1925 and now the iconic Dundee Theater is getting a multi-million dollar facelift that could extend its life another 100 years. The Omaha landmark closed its doors in 2013 and was purchased by the Sherwood Foundation, which then gave it to Omaha-based Film Streams. The organization... more››
February 3, 2017
There are more than eight-thousand home-schooled students in Nebraska, and it’s mostly up to their parents to decide what they study. Most get the basics, but it sometimes takes a little more effort to find engaging curriculum related to the fine arts. That’s where the Museum of Nebraska Art in... more››
January 27, 2017
On the January 27th program at 9:05 a.m. Central, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: Andrew Park, the new director of the Nebraska Repertory Theatre; Paula Poundstone and Dick Cavett's performance at the Lied Center in Lincoln; Phillip Glass's 80th birthday... more››
January 24, 2017
A new photo exhibition that includes images from all 93 counties in Nebraska is now open. The "Bridges:Sharing Our Past to Enrich the Future" exhibit is open at the Great Plains Art Museum in Lincoln and will travel the state throughout the year.
January 17, 2017
Students with developmental disabilities are getting a chance to take center stage at a new theater camp in Omaha. It's a partnership between the Munroe-Meyer Institute and WhyArts.
January 13, 2017
On the January 13th program at 9:05 a.m. Central, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: William McMullen's oboe recital at UNL; two art exhibits in Lincoln, one by jave gakumei yoshimoto at the Lux Center for the Arts, and another by Roya Amigh at Irontail Gallery; an... more››

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