Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss the broad ecological roles of mites.
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Terri continues to shine a spotlight on the places and faces of the Charlottesville area with 12 all new programs. Watch Charlottesville Inside-Out Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS. Check listings for additional air-times.
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David Maurer / Charles Hall -- Hear stories from a Special Forces Veteran who has served as a feature writer for Charlottesville’s Daily Progress newspaper for close to three decades; then study the craft of Glassblowing with a master artist.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss Doug Emlen’s new book, “Animal Weapons: The Evolution of Battle,” that, among other topics, examines the costs and benefits of being a well-armed beetle.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss earwigs and note the official extinction of the largest earwig species in the world, the St. Helena earwig.
The arrow on the map indicates location of St. Helena Island.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark get into the holiday spirit with a discussion of eucalyptus-eating beetles down under and South African cicadas, as well as some entomological humbugs and chimeras.
Dr. Art Evans, Entomologist, points out that “What’s Bugging You” often is one of those intersections where science meets the arts. During a lull in a recent recording session, producer Steve Clark pulled out his dog-eared copy of “archy and mehitabel” and read a little story to Art that makes the point.
In this episode Art and Steve flip roles to present a narration of “a spider and a fly” by Don Marquis.
His name is Warren Hood, born and raised in the all-American music town of Austin, Texas, son of a prominent bandleader and a product of that potent mix of influences. Enjoy a full hour with the Warren Hood Acoustic Trio, featuring Warren on fiddle and vocals, his cousin Marshall Hood on guitar and vocals, and lifelong pal Willie Pipkin, also on guitar.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss insect “zombies,” species with behavior modified by their animal or fungal parasites.