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U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey likes to say that geography is fate. She was born in the deep South in 1966, just one year after the passage of the Voting Rights Act and two years after the Civil Rights Act. She’s coming to... more››
The Linh Quang Buddhist Center near Lincoln is one of nine places in Nebraska for the state’s 10,000 Buddhists to gather.  This week has been a big one for Linh Quang, which serves mostly Vietnamese Buddhists. The temple hosted... more››
WILD RIDE Wheels...ride...puddle jumper...Detroit glitz. From basic to luxury, cars are deep-seated in our culture. In this edition of Nebraska Stories, we're taking a ride on the wild side as we feature two Nebraska car stories... more››
Digital Leather
Digital Leather
Live at the 1200 Club
Digital Leather is the musical brain- child of multi-instrumentalist Shawn Foree. It's hard to label this group, which combines synth punk, New Wave, pop, lo-fi and psychedelic music.
Share Your Story on All About Books
Going far beyond book reviews, we invite people passionate about books and reading to give their personal stories and insights into the larger world of words and ideas.
Big Harp
Big Harp
Live at the 1200 Club
Listen to the darkly humorous sounds of folk/rock duo Big Harp.  Recorded live at the 1200 Club in Omaha.
Artists use their work to understand the human experience. So here in America’s breadbasket, many artists turn their eyes on Midwestern farming. The intersection of agriculture and art features a lot more than amber waves of... more››
Kill County
Kill County
Live at the 1200 Club
The whiskey-soaked country/folk of Kill County opens the "Live at the 1200 Club" series.
StoryCorps
NET Radio's StoryCorps is a special series featuring the stories of Nebraska veterans, service members, and their families. Their stories were recorded at NET as part of the Military Voices Initiative.
Omaha Symphony Music Director Thomas Wilkins discovered classical music at an early age and it changed him forever. Here are some highlights from a revealing, personal interview with the Maestro. See more stories like this at... more››
Clay Farris Naff  is a freelance writer, a science and religion correspondent for the Humanist magazine. He is Executive Director of Lincoln Literacy.
For the first time, a group of Nebraska Korean War veterans visit the war memorial in Washington D.C. that honors their service and sacrifice. While the Korean War has been dubbed The Forgotten War, these veterans never forgot... more››
Humanities Desk
Humanities in the news: stories about Nebraska's past, present, and future
   A documentary premiering on NET Television shares the remarkable story of a reclusive Nebraskan who created an amazing body of art work.  Emery Blagdon and His Healing Machine, produced by the late Jerry Johnston of NET Radio... more››

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On the October 17th program, Genevieve Randall previews:concerts at the Lied Center in Lincoln; the Follow The Rails Art Trail; ... more››
You’ve probably never been to McKissick Island. Actually, you’ve probably never heard of it. We take a trip to McKissick Island... more››
The story of a Ponca chief from Nebraska who went to court to prove he was a person—and in the process redefined what it means... more››
In October, Nebraska Concerts brings you three programs featuring four concerts.10/5 - Omaha Symphony.10/12 - The Nebraska Brass... more››
   What makes a building a masterpiece?  Nebraska’s Capitol is unique design – the first to depart from the federal dome that... more››
This week on All About Books~ Guest reviewer David Williams looks at “My Struggle” an autobiographical novel written by... more››