NET’s ‘Nebraska Stories’ Concludes 10th Season in April

News Release Date: 
March 25, 2019

For Immediate Release

NET’s ‘Nebraska Stories’ Concludes 10th Season in April

LINCOLN, Neb. (March 25, 2019) – “Nebraska Stories,” the popular television series from NET, Nebraska's PBS and NPR Stations, will conclude its 10th season in April.

Enjoyed by viewers across the state for its engaging storytelling and beautiful visuals, “Nebraska Stories” airs Thursdays at 8 p.m. CT and explores the art, nature, food, science, history and people that make Nebraska special.

April 4’s episode will serve up a slice of food-related “Nebraska Stories,” featuring cookies, kolaches and pie. 11-year-old classical music composer

During April 11’s episode of “Nebraska Stories,” enjoy the inspiring story of how middle school teacher Tami Maytum energized the Malcolm community with her dream to construct a new building for her theater students. 

Viewers will also learn about the restoration and revival of Omaha’s nearly 100-year-old Dundee Theater and meet an award-winning classical music composer from Omaha – who also happens to only be 11 years old. 

Philip Glass and Paul Barnes

On April 18, “Nebraska Stories” will explore the longstanding friendship between University of Nebraska-Lincoln piano professor Paul Barnes and renowned composer Philip Glass, as well as one former Lincoln police officer’s harrowing story of investigating human rights while serving in Bosnia. 

The episode will continue with a weekend on horseback during the annual 4-H trail ride at Nebraska National Forest and a look at the legacy of Nebraska volleyball players Mikaela Foecke and Kenzie Maloney. 
 
Andrea von Kampen

“Nebraska Stories” will finish April 25 with profiles on soulful folk music singer Andrea von Kampen and an Omaha chocolatier whose inventive spirit goes well beyond her delicious candies. 

The season finale will also include features on World War II journalist Barney Oldfield, a Lincoln school’s interactive garden program and author Doreen Pfost’s reflections on the annual Sandhills Crane migration.

“Nebraska Stories,” funded in part by the Margaret and Martha Thomas Foundation and the Nebraska Tourism Commission, airs Thursdays at 8 p.m. CT and repeats Mondays.

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The series can be accessed on Facebook, the NET Nebraska App or at netNebraska.org/nebraskastories.

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

NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations, is the statewide public media service dedicated to creating opportunities for Nebraskans to engage with critical issues, compelling stories and quality entertainment. NET serves each of Nebraska’s 93 counties with 52,560 hours of programming each year on four television and two radio channels, plus online and mobile content. In addition to providing free, high-quality educational programming for children, NET provides programming in the arts, award-winning news and current affairs information and emergency alert services. For more information about NET, visit netNebraska.org.