Humanities Desk On Demand

October 28, 2016
On the October 28th program, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: The American Boychoir at Abendmusik at First Plymouth in Lincoln; Sandy Hackett's Rat Pack Show at The Lied in Lincoln; a Mari Sandoz Award winner; filmmaker Jay Craven at The Ross in Lincoln; "Fat Pig"... more››
October 21, 2016
On the October 21st program, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: the new exhibit at MONA in Kearney; a literary event at The Heritage Room in Lincoln; Twyla Tharp at the Lied Center in Lincoln; an exhibit at Constellation Studios in Lincoln; the Sandhills Symphony... more››
October 20, 2016
Last week we heard a few poems from our State Poet Twyla Hansen, and fellow poet Marjorie Saiser, who has a brand new book, “I have nothing to say about fire.” Both poets are receiving the Mildred Bennet award from the Nebraska Center for the Book, and both have been working with others and... more››
October 14, 2016
Genevieve Randall talks with 2016 Mildred Bennett Award winners Marjorie Saiser and Twyla Hansen. Also, Saiser and Hansen read some of their poetry
October 14, 2016
Note: Due to technical difficulties, this week's podcast includes only parts of the program. We apologize for this inconvenience. On the October 14th program, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: an art exhibit at WNCC in Scottsbluff; the Grand Island Little Theater... more››
September 30, 2016
On the September 30th program, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: the Pauley Symposium in Lincoln; the Mari Sandoz Heritage Society in Chadron; the Dinsdale Art Center in Hastings; the Lied Center in Lincoln; the Follow The Rails Art Trail in western Nebraska; the... more››
September 20, 2016
Honduras was once the murder capital of the world. A Pulitzer-prize winning journalist who has been documenting a remarkable turnaround in the Central American nation will be speaking in Nebraska soon. Robyn Murray talked with Sonia Nazario, who will give the Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities at... more››
September 16, 2016
Listen to lively conversations about the arts and humanities with Genevieve Randall and guests on September 16th at the West Point Community Theatre. We'll feature live performances and conversations about: singer-songwriter Dustin Prinz, who is originally from West Point; events at West Point... more››
September 9, 2016
Listen to lively conversations about the arts and humanities with Genevieve Randall and guests on Friday LIVE. On September 9th, we'll have conversations about: Humanities on the Edge speakers series in Lincoln; Plum Creek Literacy Festival in Seward; Beatrice Community Players new production;... more››
August 26, 2016
One of the most well-known settlements of African American pioneers in Nebraska is DeWitty in Cherry County. But not everyone knows DeWitty’s biracial history – including some of its own descendants.

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