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Radiolab host, Lulu Miller, celebrates the launch of her kids’ show, Terrestrials. Bring your kids for an afternoon of critters and games with help from entomologist and educator, Sebastian Echeverri, and his adorable posse of insects! Also joining us is harpist Aviva Jaye performing a very special number. Feeling adventurous? Try Mexican dishes made with edible bugs provided by Brooklyn restaurant Citrico.
Terrestrials is a six-part podcast series for kids 8 and up, and listeners of all ages, that explores why the inhabitants and phenomena of the natural world are stranger than we think.
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Sebastian Echeverri is a scientist, educator, and science communicator. He was born in Colombia and grew up in Forest Hills, NYC. He completed his PhD at the University of Pittsburgh, where he studied why and how jumping spiders get their audience’s attention when performing their spectacular courtship dances. He has a small collection of insects and arachnids that join him in his educational program.
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Aviva Jaye (she/they) is a performing artist & composer primarily wielding voice, piano, harp, guitar & ukulele. She often combines acoustic & electronic elements to unlock a portal for listeners to venture, exploring the dimensions of empathy, self-awareness, social justice & futurism. Her interdisciplinary work includes theatre, dance, paper arts & poetry.