News

We invite you to read the Kimmel Foundation news articles below. Please check back often as new articles are being added regularly from the Kimmel Foundation and our affiliated organizations. 

HOCKET Announces New Project: #What2020SoundsLike
KHN Center for the Arts |
HOCKET is a new cutting edge piano duo based in Los Angeles. Members, Sarah Gibson and Thomas Kotcheff (KHN alum 2014), are both pianist-composers dedicated to commissioning and performing...
Betsy Andrews announces Global Poemic: Open Call
KHN Center for the Arts |
US-based poet/curator Betsy Andrews (2018 & 2008 Alum) and India-based poet/curator VK Sreelesh invite poets the world over to contribute to Global Poemic: Kindred Voices on the Era of COVID-19...
Blackberry Season is Here!
Kimmel Orchard |
Blackberry season is finally here! For a select few weeks, the Apple Barn will be selling limited amounts of blackberries. They can be purchased by the quart for $8.00. In the orchard, there are three...
Creative Creations
Kimmel Orchard |
Although it has been a difficult year for fruit crops, the Apple Barn is still full of unique products! There is a product for everyone in the store. From spicy salsa to sweet syrup, no one will be...
Guest Highlight
Kimmel Orchard |
Interactive Learning for Kids
Kimmel Orchard |
Besides flying, what does a bee, wasp, butterfly, and bird all have in common? All four are pollinators! Pollinators help create and maintain ecosystems that benefit almost every animal on the planet...
Jee Leong Koh's New Poetry Release: Connor & Seal
KHN Center for the Arts |
KHN Alumnx (2005) Jee Leong Koh, writer / poet, has announced his new book of poems has been released. Connor & Seal: A Harlem Story in 47 Poems was released by Sibling Rivalry Press in March 2020...
6 Items You Didn't Know You Needed
Kimmel Orchard |
Kimmel Orchard is well-known for its fresh produce, apple cider, and apple donuts. While these are all tasty and addicting, there is so much more to offer in the Apple Barn. From jams and jellies to...
Monica Macansantos: Publication News and Pandemic Essay on the Importance of Words
KHN Center for the Arts |
KHN Alumnx (2012 and 2019) Monica Macansantos, writer and editor, has announced her upcoming publications, as well as an article she wrote recently about the COVID pandemic, which is featured in New...
Rachel Mindrup's Work Featured in AMA Journal of Ethics
KHN Center for the Arts |
KHN Alumnx (2017) Rachel Mindrup announced she has co-authored an article about her paintings from her portrait series, Many Faces of NF. The peer-reviewed article about her portrait work of Ashok...
Emily Wortman-Wunder Wins 2020 Colorado Book Award
KHN Center for the Arts |
KHN Alumnx (2007) Emily Wortman-Wunder announced her book, Not a Thing To Comfort You, has won the 2020 Colorado Book Award for Short Story Collection. The book, which was published in October 2019 by...
Jessica Witte Announces New Show, "It Hits Home: Parenting Amid A Pandemic"
KHN Center for the Arts |
KHN Alumnx (2005 and 2018) Jessica Witte has announced her latest work is showing along with work by Christine A. Holtz. It Hits Home: Parenting Amid A Pandemic is open now and available by...
Juro Kim Feliz Announces GKBoy and Partnership with Yuna Kim
KHN Center for the Arts |
KHN Alumnx (2019) Juro Kim Feliz, composer, announced the debut single of his musical creation/project, Grumpy Kitty Boy (GKBoy), "Airplane Wings," has debuted, and the release is now available via...
Tart vs Sweet Cherries
Kimmel Orchard |
Due to Covid, we will not have U-Pick cherries available this year. If you read, "Challenges of Growing Fruits" blog, you may know that Kimmel cherries have also been affected by the cold winter and...
Challenges of Growing Fruits
Kimmel Orchard |
As we all know, mother nature doesn't always cooperate with our plans... or with growing fruit. Nebraska's winters can be harsh followed by an unpredictable spring. This creates a challenging...
Rob Scheps Announces New Albums, Interview Series via Live Jazz KC, and More
KHN Center for the Arts |
KHN Alumnx (2003) Rob Scheps, composer, educator, and performer/musician (tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, flute), announces new work and interview series. Rob has recorded two new cd's in Kansas...
Kimmel's Homemade Strawberry Slushies
Kimmel Orchard |
As you already know, strawberry season has come to an end. With no U-Pick available this year, we have had an overabundance of strawberries, which is very exciting but also offers the challenge of...
Support and Shop Local
Kimmel Orchard |
Support Local, Shop Local, Go Local It's an exciting time around Kimmel Orchard, as we prepare to open on June 8th. We have all been (not so) patiently waiting to re-open the doors again and welcome...
No Rain, No Gain
Kimmel Orchard |
April showers bring May flowers! Well, it appears lately April showers bring May showers. The past few weeks have been full of rainy weather and cloudy skies. Large amounts of rain can affect fruit...
Strawberries - 5 reasons to grow, 5 reasons to consume
Kimmel Orchard |
The best tasting strawberries are the ones eaten straight out of the field! With the strawberry season quickly approaching, all of us here at Kimmel Orchard are preparing for this exciting time...