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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...

Friday Live Extra: Mark Entzminger and Lori McAlister

This week, Genevieve Randall talks with two guests, Mark Entzminger about a Woodturners' Art Show at Nebraska Innovation Studio, and Lori McAlister about the Festival of Prairie Culture at Homestead National Monument, including a celebration of Scottish tradition.

Friday Live Extra: Mark Entzminger and Lori McAlister

Sonia Nazario Governor's Lecture in the Humanities

Sonia Nazario author of Enrique's Journey gave the 2016 Governor's Lecture in the Humanities sponsored by Humanities Nebraska and the E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues at the Lied Center in Lincoln, NE. Nazario has spent years writing about the plight of children who flee Honduras in dangerous att...

Sonia Nazario Governor's Lecture in the Humanities

Friday Live: Little Women, LSO, Kearney Concerts, and more...

On the November 11th program, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: the UNL Glenn Korff School of Music production of "Little Women;" two different Lincoln's Symphony Orchestra concerts; the Vancouver Chamber Choir presented by Kearney Concert Association; the premiere o...

Friday Live: Little Women, LSO, Kearney Concerts, and more...

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