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Blake Allen's The Shards of an Honor Code Junkie: World Premiere Recording Now Available
KHN Center for the Arts | October 5, 2021
Blake Allen (KHN Alum 2020) announced the release of his world premiere recording of The Shards of an Honor Code Junkie. The album was released on Setpember 17, 2021 on No Reverse Records, with...
Walk With Us: Call for Artist Submissions
KHN Center for the Arts | October 5, 2021
John Schuerman (KHN alum 2018) shared a call for artist submissions for the Rochester Art Center's 2022 exhibition, Walk With Us. Jurors Zoe Cinel and John Schuerman (curators, as well as artists with...
Call for Participation: Migratory Yellow Pages/La Sección Amarilla de la Migración
KHN Center for the Arts | October 5, 2021
Elizabeth Shores (KHN Alum 2019) announced a call to participate in Migratory Yellow Pages, an upcoming project of Shores, co-curator Lara Goldmann, and Mexico City-based artist Minerva Cuevas in El...
Mychaelyn Michalec: From A Basement On A Hill
KHN Center for the Arts | August 18, 2021
The Contemporary Dayton presents the premiere of a new body of work by Mychaelyn Michalec (KHN alum 2020). The exhibition, From A Basement On A Hill, consists of embroidered “drawings” and deeply...
David Hoon Kim Announces Publication of New Novel
KHN Center for the Arts | August 18, 2021
David Hoon Kim (KHN alum 2011) announced that his debut novel, Paris Is a Party, Paris Is a Ghost, was published this month by Farrar, Straus & Giroux. Macmillan Publishers states, "David Hoon Kim’s...
My Garden
Kimmel Orchard | August 4, 2021
Emma, our Food Safety and Education intern found this great game for all ages. Check out this link to find the Pollinator Jeopardy game that we've enjoyed playing with some of our tours and guests...
Invasive Species
Kimmel Orchard | July 28, 2021
In the Kimmel gardens, we have many beautiful plants and insects that all work together to help create our beautiful environment. Many of the plants we enjoy are native to Nebraska and the surrounding...
How Butterflies and Kimmel Orchard Work Together!
Kimmel Orchard | July 23, 2021
Kimmel Orchard and Vineyard work closely with the University of Nebraska at Lincoln Bee Lab to make sure we have bees to pollinate our orchard. Bees are not the only pollinators that we find working...
The Dramatists Guild of America Announces Mariam Bazeed  as Co-recipient of 2021 Lanford Wilson Award
KHN Center for the Arts | July 15, 2021
New York, NY (June 28, 2021) – The Dramatists Guild of America is pleased to announce that the co-recipients of the 2021 Lanford Wilson Award are Mariam Bazeed and Rhiana Yazzie. The award will be...
Cherry Facts
Kimmel Orchard | July 8, 2021
In honor of our current cherry season, here are 10 fun cherry facts! While we won't be having a cherry festival this year, you can purchase fresh and frozen Kimmel cherries in the Apple Barn while...
All About Honey
Kimmel Orchard | June 24, 2021
The bottle of honey you get from the Apple Barn does not just appear out of nowhere. There is more to it than just bees and flowers. Flower nectar is the beginning stage of honey. It is stored inside...
National Pollinator Week!
Kimmel Orchard | June 21, 2021
Happy National Pollinator Week! Pollinator Week is an annual event that is celebrated in support of pollinator health! The goal of the week is to spread the word about all things pollinators including...
Mid-Summer Intern Update
Kimmel Orchard | June 18, 2021
Our final intern Kate arrived a couple of weeks ago and we’re almost halfway done with their time here. Time sure does fly! We thought we’d give you a little insight into what each intern has been...
Christine Stewart-Nuñez announces publication and virtual book launch for her newest book of poetry, The Poet & The Architect
KHN Center for the Arts | June 16, 2021
Christine Stewart-Nuñez announced that her new book of poetry, The Poet & The Architect, is now on sale on Amazon with an official publication date of June 30. Poet and KHN advisory board member Grace...
Strawberry Facts
Kimmel Orchard | June 10, 2021
In honor of the current strawberry season, we had our orchard interns give us their 10 favorite strawberry facts! Keep reading to see if you’ll learn something new about this sweet fruit. Strawberries...
All About Events!
Kimmel Orchard | June 8, 2021
Summer is here, which means strawberries are too! Here at Kimmel Orchard & Vineyard, we have a patch of strawberries that are ready to be picked. This Saturday, from 10am-4pm, Kimmel is hosting our...
How to Make Apple Donuts
Kimmel Orchard | June 4, 2021
Happy National Donut Day! In honor of the holiday, today’s blog is all about Kimmel’s famous apple donuts. These donuts are made fresh here in the Kimmel Kitchen three days a week April through August...
Wine Making
Kimmel Orchard | May 28, 2021
The versatility and variety of wine makes it a perfect beverage for all occasions, from a glass with dinner to special occasions. Here at Kimmel, we offer 16 different types of wine for purchase...
Apple Cider Bottling
Kimmel Orchard | May 26, 2021
Did you know that cold, refreshing glass of apple cider that you get after picking apples in the fall is available any day of the year? Keep reading to find out how it’s possible to make freshly...
Calling All Vendors!
Kimmel Orchard | May 19, 2021
Calling all farmer’s market vendors! Kimmel Orchard & Vineyard is interested in hosting a summer farmer’s market series this June, alongside our annual Strawberry Festival and U-Pick strawberry season...