Humanities Desk On Demand

August 25, 2017
On the August 25th program, host Genevieve Randall and guests had lively conversations about: the UNL Glenn Korff School of Music with new director Sergio Ruiz; the Lux Center for the Arts in Lincoln with executive director Susan Wood; the Greek Festival in Lincoln with Paul Barnes; the Ross Media... more››
August 24, 2017
In Springfield, Missouri, a residential neighborhood lined with painted utility poles is becoming a new destination for artists. The poles display work ranging from love of nature to community pride, and help outline the Moon City Creative District’s 10 square blocks.
August 22, 2017
A decade-old idea to have three very different religions share one piece of land in Omaha is now a lot closer to reality. The parts of a rare interfaith partnership are quickly coming together as members of three congregations embark on an ambitious religious experiment.
August 10, 2017
The Prairie Arts Center in North Platte has Eclipse Events. Executive Director Holly Carlini tells us about it.
August 4, 2017
On the August 4th program, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: Poet Ted Kooser's reading on August 12th at the Clarinda Carnegie Art Museum in Clarinda, Iowa; Czech Days in Wilbur this weekend; Hear Lincoln Concert Series; TADA's production of "Smokey Joe's Cafe" in... more››
August 3, 2017
The Nebraska Storytelling Festival (a Nebraska Sesquicentennial event) will be held at Ponca State Park from August 6-8. The festival will allow guests to explore Nebraska history and the art of storytelling through presentations by more than 15 accomplished Nebraska authors, including Nebraska... more››
August 2, 2017
A huge mural that covers the entire side of a downtown Omaha building is getting a facelift eight years after it was completed. A faulty sealant was causing the massive outdoor painting to develop a cloudy white film that dulled its bright colors. A team of artists is now hard at work, getting what... more››
July 28, 2017
On the July 28th program, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: Sam Herron's August exhibition at Iron Tail Gallery in Lincoln; Shakespeare on the Square's production of "Much Ado About Nothing" in Aurora; Lincoln Community Playhouse's performance of “Fox on the Fairway... more››
July 27, 2017
This week, a conversation with Amy Kucera about this year's Neihardt Day in Bancroft.
July 26, 2017
There are more than a thousand inmates at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln and about 20 of them are trying to talk their way out of prison. It’s not quite that simple, but a program that’s been around for almost four decades is helping prisoners learn how to use words to help themselves.... more››