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Friday Live: Lincoln Organ Showcase, Malone Symposium, Chimney rock, and more

On the February 17th program at 9:05 a.m. Central, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: Lincoln Organ Showcase concert by Monica Czausz; Malone Community Center Symposium in Lincoln; Sunday Afternoon at the Rock at Chimney Rock; Arts for the Soul next conert in Lincoln;...

Friday Live: Lincoln Organ Showcase, Malone Symposium, Chimney rock, and more

Friday Live: Nebraska Rep's Park, Poundstone, Glass Birthday, and more...

On the January 27th program at 9:05 a.m. Central, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: Andrew Park, the new director of the Nebraska Repertory Theatre; Paula Poundstone and Dick Cavett's performance at the Lied Center in Lincoln; Phillip Glass's 80th birthday celebratio...

Friday Live: Nebraska Rep's Park, Poundstone, Glass Birthday, and more...

NET News: Photo Exhibition Snaps Images of Nebraska's History

A new photo exhibition that includes images from all 93 counties in Nebraska is now open. The "Bridges:Sharing Our Past to Enrich the Future" exhibit is open at the Great Plains Art Museum in Lincoln and will travel the state throughout the year.

NET News: Photo Exhibition Snaps Images of Nebraska's History

NET News: Theater Camp Shines Spotlight on Developmentally Disabled

Students with developmental disabilities are getting a chance to take center stage at a new theater camp in Omaha. It's a partnership between the Munroe-Meyer Institute and WhyArts.

NET News: Theater Camp Shines Spotlight on Developmentally Disabled

Friday Live: McMullen, Amigh, Yoshimoto, LTA, and more...

On the January 13th program at 9:05 a.m. Central, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: William McMullen's oboe recital at UNL; two art exhibits in Lincoln, one by jave gakumei yoshimoto at the Lux Center for the Arts, and another by Roya Amigh at Irontail Gallery; an au...

Friday Live: McMullen, Amigh, Yoshimoto, LTA, and more...

NET News: Poetry Lets Prisoners Get Outside Walls

Writer's Block is a non-profit program that takes poetry into unlikely places. In several prisons across Nebraska, it's helping inmates find their voice and even escape the prison walls for a few minutes.

NET News: Poetry Lets Prisoners Get Outside Walls

Friday Live: Star City Kochavim, String Beans, 12th Night Revels, and more...

On the December 23rd program, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: Hanukkah; klezmer music; the Carnegie Arts Center in Alliance; The String Beans new downloadable song; Omaha Jitterbugs; and, 12th Night Revels in Lincoln. Also, live klezmer and Hannukah music from Sta...

Friday Live: Star City Kochavim, String Beans, 12th Night Revels, and more...

Friday Live: White Christmas, Mannheim, Nutcracker, and more...

On the December 16th program host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: Beatrice Community Players' "White Christmas;" Mannheim Steamroller and "The Nutcracker" at the Lied in Lincoln; Swedish holiday traditions talk at MONA in Kearney; Lincoln Boys Choir holiday concert; Lin...

Friday Live: White Christmas, Mannheim, Nutcracker, and more...

Friday Live Extra: Nancy Friedemann-Sanchez

This week, Genevieve Randall speaks with artist Nancy Friedemann-Sanchez about her exhibit at Darger HQ Gallery in Omaha.

Friday Live Extra: Nancy Friedemann-Sanchez

Friday Live: Population Elsie, SPUMMA, Yorkshire Playhouse, and more...

On the December 2nd program, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: Alyssa Schukar's "Population: Elsie" project, now up on the Flyover Media site; First Friday events at St. Paul in Lincoln; the Yorkshire Playhouse's production of "A Christmas Story;" A Nebraska Brass Ch...

Friday Live: Population Elsie, SPUMMA, Yorkshire Playhouse, and more...

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