Join NET in Seward for Friday LIVE, Town Talk, NET PBS KIDS Events

News Release Date: 
June 1, 2017

For Immediate Release

Join NET in Seward for Friday LIVE, Town Talk, NET PBS KIDS Events

LINCOLN, Neb. (June 1, 2017) – Area residents are invited to attend three events in Seward Friday, June 16 as part of NET’s “On the Road” trip.

Morning activities will begin at 8 a.m. with a Town Talk at the Olde Glory Theatre, 348 Jackson St. NET leadership will welcome local residents for coffee and an informal discussion to get acquainted and learn more about the Seward community.

A live radio program will follow at 9 a.m. when NET’s “Friday LIVE” arts and entertainment show broadcasts from the Olde Glory Theatre.

This weekly show includes interviews and live performances and will showcase local talent including singer/songwriter Andrea von Kampen, who is part of the Flatwater Music Festival; Emily Bass, who is on the Nebraska Folk and Roots Festival line-up, and music from Dulces Voces. Andrea von Kampen

The program will also feature actors and presenters from Chautauqua, which be in Seward that weekend; Kurt von Kampen from Concordia University, who will talk about the High School Summer Chamber Choir, made up of students from a 40-mile radius around Seward, and its upcoming performances; and audience and listeners will hear about upcoming Olde Glory Theatre productions and much more. 

This is a great opportunity for local community members to be part of a live radio audience and see how a radio program is produced. For those who can’t attend the event, they can listen to “Friday LIVE” at 9 a.m. on 91.1 FM or via the NET Radio Nebraska App.

NET’s PBS KIDS family event is scheduled at 10 a.m. at the Seward Civic Center, 616 Bradford St. Families are invited to watch the new movie “Ocean Commotion” from the PBS KIDS series “Nature Cat” and participate in crafty make-and-take activities.

All events are free and open to the public and no registration is necessary. For more information, visit netNebraska.org/ontheroad.

NET operates the statewide public service network which includes NET Television, NET Radio, NET Learning Services and NET Technology Services. To learn more, visit netNebraska.org.

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CONTACT: Sandi Karstens, 402-470-6578, skarstens@netNebraska.org

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