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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.

Harbingers of Spring

Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss the emergence of spring insects indoors and out.

Photo: Only a few millimeters long, this bright red soft winged flower beetle, Anthocomus equestris (Coleoptera: Melyridae) is quite conspicuous in homes as it walks across walls and windows.