Treading Lightly or Stomping. An overview of mankind’s impact on the earth, using songs, poems, and stories with environmental themes. Original and traditional material are included and presented acoustically using guitar and prairie percussion accompaniments. Discussions of water use, air quality, sustainable land use and production agriculture are promoted along with possibilities of desirable change.
Speaker: Otto Rosfeld. Otto Rosfeld was born and raised in Rushville, in what is known by literary people as Sandoz country. Otto has a bachelor of music degree from Chadron State College with graduate hours from schools in Greeley, Colo., and Kearney, Neb. After more than 30 years as a public school teacher, Otto took early retirement to pursue full time his love for the performing arts. An independent scholar and musician, he has been performing his programs since the early 1990s.
Event time: 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Humanities Nebraska was established as a state-based affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities in 1973.