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2014 Governor's Arts Awards
Watch the 2014 Governor's Arts Awards ceremony.
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››
Kwakiutl Dreher is an Associate Professor of English and Ethnic Studies at UNL. She regularly contributes movie reviews for NET Radio’s Friday Live program.
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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.
Nebraska has a new state poet, and she brings a different background to the position. Meet Twyla Hansen, a poet with a little dirt on her hands.“After a rain I yank weeds in the flowerbed – crabgrass and foxtail,the usual... more››
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 April 25th, Genevieve Randall previews: The Church Basement Ladies and the Moscow Festival Ballet at the Lied Center in... 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››
The April Nebraska Concerts features one concert from Omaha and three from Lincoln.April 6th - There is no program this week... 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 the Pulitzer Prize winning novel, “The Gold Finch” by Donna... more››