The latest news about arts and humanities happenings around Nebraska, as well as talk and performances from those involved.
Red Cloud Art, Leta of Lincoln, Katie Schmid poems and more!
On Sept. 17, join Genevieve Randall, William Padmore and guests for lively conversations about: the work of Kathleen Lohr and Rick Rasmussen at the Red Cloud Opera House Gallery; Mari Sandoz Pilster Great Plains Lecture and Symposium in Lincoln; Nebraska composer and pianist Philip Daniel's music and concerts; Wayne State College's Piano Duo: Music by Women concert that pays tribute to gifted female composers; Norfolk Arts Center exhibitions by Eric L. Stearns and Tess E. Kilpatrick-Petersen; and Hastings Community Theatre's production of "Mama Mia." Also, a Leta Powell Drake remembrance, poetry by Katie Schmid and a preview of a special outdoors Omaha Symphony concert.
Extra: Greenblatt & Seay September and October events
We find out about Greenblatt & Seay's September and October events.
Quilts, Lincoln Comm. Playhouse, Beatrice Comm. Players and more
On Sept. 10, join Genevieve Randall and guests for lively conversations about: Lincoln Community Playhouse's staging of "The Fantasticks;" Beatrice Community Players' production of “Mamma Mia;" this year's Art in the Garden in Lincoln; Hastings College's "Mural Day" competition and inductees into the Fine Arts Hall of Fame; and the Nebraska Rep's new season. Also, Billy Kelly looks at a special quilt exhibition, poetry by Katie Schmid and PACE, the Pottawattamie Arts, Culture, and Entertainment center in Council Bluffs, Iowa has some September events.
Extra: Applejack Festival
Nebraska City hosts the annual Applejack Festival later this month. William Padmore has a conversation with Connie Van Nostrand about this festival.
Extra: Bill Ogg
William Padmore talks with Nebraska State Fair's Executive Director Bill Ogg.
Beatrice Film, Schaffert "Perfume Thief," Greek Festival & more
On Aug. 20 join Genevieve Randall and guests for lively conversations about: 110th Birthday Celebration of Hollywood Leading Man Robert Taylor; Timothy Schaffert's new book “The Perfume Thief,” and event at Francie & Finch; My Big Fat Greek Festival in Lincoln; David von Kampen's a new recording; Lewis & Clark Scenic Byway's “Skipping Through Time;" an exhibiton of Sheryl Piere's work in Decatur; and The Lux Center's "Emerge LNK: Mural + Street Art Festival." Also, poetry by Lisa Beans and a feature from KVNO about this year's Opera Outdoors in Omaha.