Humanities Desk On Demand

July 13, 2017
This week, Robert Goldberg talks to Judy Hart of the Angels Theater Company about all three flights of the First Flight Festival.
July 7, 2017
On the July 7th program at 9:05 a.m. Central, guest host Robert Goldberg and guests have lively conversations about: Meadowlark Music Festival in Lincoln and Seward; Harlan County Dam Playhouse in Republican City; Nebraska Shakespeare's Juno's Swans and Camp Shakespeare; Cantus at the Brownville... more››
July 6, 2017
This week, a round table discussion with Daniel Simon, Karen Kunc, and Rosemary Vestal about the kickoff for the Nebraska Book Festival on July 14th at Constellation Studios in Lincoln. This event, sponsored by Kunc, features Simon and Nebraska State Poet Twyla Hansen.
June 30, 2017
On the June 30th program at The Mill in Lincoln, Robert Goldberg, Genevieve Randall, and guests have lively conversations about: Spring Creek Prairie Audubon’s Final Friday event featuring Meghan Stratman; Lincoln Municipal Band's season; Nebraska Passport's "Art for the Heart Tour" featuring... more››
June 23, 2017
It’s known mostly as a farming community, but Grand Island is hoping a new push for public art will add a metropolitan flavor to the central Nebraska city. The civic art effort is part of a plan to make it more attractive to a new generation of residents.
June 16, 2017
On the June 16th program at 9:05 a.m. Central from the Olde Glory Theatre in Seward, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: the High School Summer Chamber Choir in Seward; the Flatwater Music Festival in Hastings; Homestead Days near Beatrice; Nebraska Folk and Roots... more››
June 14, 2017
This week, the artistic director of Nebraska Shakespeare, Vincent Carlson-Brown, tells us about this year's "Shakespeare on the Green" in Omaha.
June 9, 2017
On the June 9th program at 9:05 a.m. Central, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: the Nebraska Chautauquas in Seward and Nebraska City; trumpeter Terence Blanchard's Jazz in June concert in Lincoln; TADA Productions new late night talk show, Lincoln Late Night Live!;... more››
June 7, 2017
Tucked into rolling hills in the southeast corner a Nebraska, a college campus is celebrating an impressive anniversary. Peru State College was deeded into existence as the first state-supported college 150 years ago this Tuesday, June 20, 2017. The school has had its ups and downs, but has... more››
June 1, 2017
It’s been a decade-long process, but tomorrow, the National Willa Cather Center will officially open in Red Cloud in south central Nebraska. The facility is a testament to the enduring popularity of a writer who died 70 years ago and to the dedication of some of her biggest fans.