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Science Wednesdays: Birds of the Gods

Tue, 08/20/2013 - 10:22am -- WCVE

Living in the depths of the New Guinean rainforest are birds of unimaginable color and beauty. When Europeans first saw the plumes of these fabulous creatures in the 16th century, they believed they must be from heaven and called them birds of paradise.

The people of New Guinea make even greater claims. They say the birds possess supernatural powers and magic. But to find these birds in New Guinea is one of the toughest assignments, and to witness their extraordinary mating displays is even tougher.

In Your Ear Episode 7: Anne & Pete Sibley, Peter Ostroushko, Robbin Thompson

Sun, 08/04/2013 - 10:31am -- WCVE

This In Your Ear show features a Connecticut couple who found love and music among the majestic Tetons in Jackson Hole Wyoming and who won a duet contest on A Prairie Home CompanionAnne & Pete Sibley. For years Peter Ostroushko was a fixture on A Prairie Home Companion including a two year stint as music director.

In Your Ear Episode 6: Duck Baker, Wil Maring, Bryan Bowers

Sat, 08/03/2013 - 2:22pm -- WCVE

The featured artist in this episode of In Your Ear include a former Richmonder who’s taken his finger-style guitar, his musical sensibilities and his wit all over the world, Duck Baker, and one of the most warm and engaging vocalists in all of Americana, Wil Maring, with her long-time musical partner Robert Bowlin on very tasteful fiddle and guitar, and finally a Yorktown native who once drove a delivery truck for the