Rick Brown: Verbatim: All I Did Was Ask Kearney Hub arts and entertainment reporter Rick Brown shares snippets of his conversations recorded with Nebraska artists during his 13 years of writing about the art scene in central Nebraska. Brown studied media production at the University of Arizona. His background in music and theater includes work with Arizona Theater Company, writing award-winning plays as well as a 17-year stint as a producer and host of a 30-minute children’s show on non-commercial radio stations. He writes a weekly art column for the Kearney Hub and covers the arts in mid Nebraska. In his spare time, Rick plays the accordion, tells stories, makes fine art mobiles, and collects twigs.