Friday LIVE: Friday Live From the Mill

Air Date: 10/22/2010

This week, the SHELDON FRIENDS OF CHAMBER MUSIC continue their Nebraska-themed season with the award-winning CASSATT QUARTET, Sunday, October 24th at 3pm at the Sheldon Museum of Art in Lincoln. This all-American program features the lost string quartet by Nebraska native Howard Hanson, the Barber String Quartet, and works by Daniel Godfrey and Gabriela Frank. Cellist Nicole Johnson is the daughter of Lincoln native and retired cellist of the Vermeer Quartet, Mark Johnson. The MARI SANDOZ HERITAGE SOCIETY launches the PILSTER GREAT PLAINS LECTURE SERIES at Chadron State College. Sandoz board member Lynn Roper brings along one of the inaugural speakers, nature photographer and Nebraska native Michael Forsberg to Friday Live. He is joined by writer Dan OBrien on Thursday, October 28th in Memorial Hall on the Chadron State College campus to discuss their collaboration on Forsberg's newest pictorial book, GREAT PLAINS: AMERICA'S LINGERING WILD. The ANGELS THEATRE COMPANY presents a new play by Becky Key Boesen, IN MY DAUGHTER'S NAME at the Lied Center's Johnny Carson Theater in Lincoln October 22nd-29th. It's a story of a system that failed, and a mother's love that prevailed. FATE, LOVE AND LONGING is the title for the next concert of LINCOLN'S SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, Friday, October 22nd at Kimball Hall in Lincoln, featuring the new professional chamber choir of Abendmusik:Lincoln, ABENDCHOR, in a performance of Vaughan Williams' "Serenade to Music." The Doane College Choir performs "Flos Campi (Flower of the Field)." This lush instrumental setting of verses from the "Song of Solomon" by Vaughan Williams features solo viola from LSO's Clark Potter and wordless choir. LSO also performs Beethoven's "Symphony No. 5." THE FIELDS OF PLAINVIEW art mural was created to celebrate Plainview's 125th Anniversary, in the Spring of 2011. We chat with a few Plainview citizens involved in the project, and the artist Wendy Jane Bantam, who designed the mural inspired by historical stories from residents ranging from 14-97 years old. The Nebraska State Historical Society Assistant Curator of Digital Imaging Dale Bacon previews his October 28th presentation called SPIRITS OF THE PRAIRIE at Central Community College in Grand Island. It'll be an evening of ghost stories. All that, and a statewide arts calendar.