Archives: Works

Yanney Park Botanical Gardens Sculpture

Coming from the south parking area, passing the joyful squeals from the splash pad, you cross the Wayne and Virginia McKinney bridge to see unfolding before y ...
Categories: Art

Kearney School Student Art Exhibits 2021-22

According to Mikaela Richmond, Art Teacher at Kearney’s Park and Northeast Elementary Schools, student art is exhibited twice annually, once at the mall and, ...
Categories: Art, Education

Susanne George Bloomfield's Visions of the West

• Adventures in the West: Stories for Young People. Eds. Susanne George Bloomfield and Eric Melvin Reed. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, Fall 2007. ...
Categories: History, Literature
Tags: poetry

Nebraska - Conflicting Reports

This title speaks to the variety of Chuck's experiences, the difficulty of making something out of such a variety, the affections that prompted the chronicle ...
Categories: Literature

Poetry for Kids - Carl Sandburg

In Poetry for Kids: Carl Sandburg you'll find many classics, some of which you may remember from your childhood, including Young Bullfrogs, Shenandoah, Jazz F ...
Categories: Art, Literature

Carl Sandburg 's Sunburnt West in Nebraska

In this 2015 production of "Prayers for the People" Sandburg’s collection of poems in "Slabs of the Sunburnt West" demonstrate his love of that landscape and ...
Categories: Art, Literature, Music
Tags: play song

Carl Sandburg's Poetry and Songs

Produced by Kate Benzel, this 2011 Sandburg performance, focuses on his Chicago Poems and blues songs from his American Songbag 1927.
Categories: Literature, Music
Tags: play song

Carl Sandburg's Prairie Poetry and Songs

This is the first of the Prayers for the People performance produced by Kate Benzel. We celebrate Carl Sandburg’s songs, poetry, and proverbs from the Great P ...
Categories: Literature, Music
Tags: play video

Carl Sandburg and Sunburnt West

Sandburg’s affection for the West - its poetry and songs - is revived in this 2014 production, 85 years after his 1929 visit to Colorado.  Appropriately this ...
Categories: Literature, Music
Tags: play song

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