‘Friday Live’ to broadcast from quilt museum

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‘Friday Live’ to broadcast from quilt museum

NET Radio’s “Friday Live” will feature live music, along with arts and humanities news, at 9 a.m. July 10 at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum on UNL’s East Campus.

NET Radio’s Genevieve Randall will talk with museum director Leslie Levy and curator of collections Carolyn Ducey about the museum’s expansive new gallery and two new exhibitions: “Getting to Know You” and “Ambiguity & Enigma: Recent Quilts” by Michael James. James, a world-renowned quilt artist, is chairman of UNL’s Department of Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design. This will be his first solo exhibition at the museum.

Andrew Norman from Hear Nebraska will preview the Good Living Tour, which features Nebraska bands performing in several cities including Valentine, Imperial and Norfolk. Tour member Dan McCarthy. of the folk ensemble “McCarthy Trenching,” will play live during the show.

Performers also include “Bassoons Across Nebraska’s” bassoon quartet, bassist François Rabbath and “Southeast Nebraska Bohemian Bagpipe Band” member Sue Placek.

The public is invited to this free event, and complimentary coffee and refreshments will be served beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the center, located at 1523 N. 33rd St. The center’s phone number is 402-472-6549.

The center houses the largest publicly held quilt collection in the world. For those who can’t attend the event, “Friday Live” can also be heard at 9 a.m. on NET Radio 91.1 FM or via the NET Radio Nebraska App. Viewers can also watch the event on television on NET World (NET2) or via a webcast at http://netnebraska.org/basic-page/radio/radio.

NET Radio is a service of NET, Nebraska’s public service media network.

For more information, visit http://netnebraska.org/basic-page/radio/radio.

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