The Willa Cather Foundation is a not-for-profit organization created in 1955 that owns and operates the National Willa Cather Center and the nation's largest collection of nationally-designated historic sites dedicated to an American author.
Virtual Author Series: Tracy Daugherty
Help us welcome Tracy Daugherty as he discusses his book 148 Charles Street. This novel explores the friendship between Willa Cather and Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant. Two different writers with distinct styles. Cather was the novelist while Sergeant was the muckraking journalist. Their friendship becomes tested after Cather fictionalizes a war that Sergeant covered. This is a story of how friendship endures through disagreements and misunderstandings.
Reading Cather at 150: A Virtual Study Series with Benjamin Taylor
Discussion #4: Death Comes for the Archbishop
As part of National Willa Cather Center's efforts to commemorate acclaimed novelist Willa Cather’s 150th year, we are pleased to conclude a special virtual event series with acclaimed writer and biographer Benjamin Taylor! Join us in honoring Cather’s prolific writing career and contributions to American letters by attending this special study focusing on a selection of Cather's most famous and beloved novels.
Rascal Martinez Band
With a voice rising “out of the Nebraska plain like cool summer swell,” Rascal Martinez blends rockabilly, folk, country and Latin sounds into covers, standards and heartfelt originals. Although still in his mid-twenties, the young Martinez’ unique roots music awakens memories of early rock artists with a sound that has been described as “resonant and fresh, yet familiar.” Martinez‘ deep, raspy country twang is mixed with strong lead guitar licks, a pounding bass guitar, strong drum beats and backup vocals.
Holiday Dueling Pianos
Fill your cup with holiday cheer and join us for the one-of-a-kind entertainment experience that is Dueling Pianos! These talented musicians will provide a request driven show full of your favorite christmas music, and audience participation is encouraged. Cap off the year and kick off the holiday season with a holly jolly singalong as we celebrate another wonderful year at the opera house.
Holiday Dueling Pianos
Fill your cup with holiday cheer and join us for the one-of-a-kind entertainment experience that is Dueling Pianos! These talented musicians will provide a request driven show full of your favorite Christmas music, and audience participation is encouraged. Cap off the year and kick off the holiday season with a holly jolly singalong as we celebrate another wonderful at the opera house.
The Willa Cather Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to celebrating the work, life, and legacy of this great American writer. Through our scholarly endeavors, educational outreach, arts and humanities programs, and preservation of historical settings and archives, we serve as a vibrant memorial to the Pulitzer Prize-winning author.