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Swarms!!!

Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss spring insect swarms, including those of green midges and eastern subterranean termites.

Met Opera: Cavalleria Rusticana / Pagliacci

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 10:24am -- WCVE

Opera’s most enduring tragic double bill returns in an evocative new production from Sir David McVicar (Giulio Cesare, Maria Stuarda, Il Trovatore), who sets the verismo action across two time periods but in the same Sicilian setting. Marcelo Álvarez rises to the challenge of playing the dual tenor roles of Turiddu in Cavalleria Rusticana and Canio in Pagliacci.

Lab Added to Medical and Veterinary Entomology Course at R-MC

Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark review plan’s for the summer that include the development of a new lab section for Art’s course at Randolph-Macon College in the fall.

Photo: Ticks, lice, fleas, and flies of all sorts will be among the medically important arthropods collected over the summer for students to examine in the fall.

Poetry Out Loud

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 3:31pm -- WCVE

Eleven regional finalists from across Virginia competed in the Poetry Out Loud state championship on March 13, 2015. The Community Idea Stations, in partnership with Virginia Commission for the Arts and Virginia Education Association, recorded the competition for broadcast.

Flying Squirrels Insider: Season 4, Episode 1

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 2:29pm -- WCVE

Flying Squirrels broadcaster Jon Laaser is joined by Wes McElroy and Jay Burnham for the first installment of Season 4 of FSI. Todd “Parney” Parnell is in-studio to share his thoughts with Jon as to why he thinks this will be the best season yet for the Squirrels. We also get a tour of some of the new features out at the Diamond. We’ll also learn more about some of the new staff members for the Squirrels.

Virginia Home Grown: March 2015

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 1:59pm -- WCVE

Season 15 gets underway with all new segments and in-studio guests. Host Amy Williams talks with Todd Ellis about the fine art of Bonsai. Co-host Peggy Singlemann learns proper pruning techniques with Arborists from the City of Richmond. John Thompson with Virginia Cooperative Extension presents Common Milkweed as the Plant of the Month and Peggy Singlemann's Tip from Maymont is about Seeds and Sets for vegetable gardening.

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